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LiftEx Australia 2023

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association will be holding its first ever LiftEx in the Australia and New Zealand region. LiftEx Regional takes place at the Australian National Maritime Museum in Sydney over two days on 24 and 25 May 2023.

This event will feature the latest thinking, exhibits and expert speakers from the industry and abroad. LEEA will be looking to the future, addressing complex issues relating to staffing, compliance and business practices. It will provide a unique opportunity for professionals and enthusiasts to network, learn and discover new opportunities in our constantly evolving industry.

Day one will comprise a full programme of industry content, an optional tour of the HMAS Vampire, followed by an evening networking reception. On day two you will hear important announcements exclusive to the event.  In addition attendees will be able to network with key suppliers in the exhibition on both days.

The speaker programme will be looking to the future of the lifting, addressing complex industry-related issues concerning staffing, compliance and business practices through a mix of presentations, panel sessions, case studies and Q&A.

Here are some of the highlights –  the full programme is available at: https://liftex.org/liftex-australia/speaker-programme.


KEYNOTE: How to think like a futurist – and why this matters to you

Charles Brass, Futurist, Futures Foundation Australia
The Lifting industry is always evolving, products mightn’t change quickly, but things are getting bigger and more complex. Charles will get you thinking in ways to navigate change and uncertainty by giving you tools that  will help explore alternative potential futures, making your business fit for the future.


Thrive with change 

Alison Earl, Director, Alison Earl
Coming out of COVID the pressure has been on. We’re asking our people to do more, quicker. The power of mindset to adapt readily and overcome the burnout epidemic is something we must address. With practical strategies to boost resilience and mental toughness Alison will give attendees a new understanding of how stress isn’t always bad and how to get your people to thrive.


Disrupting the traditional recruitment model: Strategies for success 

Federica Gargiuli – Principal Consultant, Talent Supply
Where did all the people go? The lifting industry is not the only one facing a people shortage. Freddie will give tangible and practical strategies you can use to attract and engage new talent, Gen Z and beyond.


Sustainability: Owning the lifecycle of products

Rose Read – Director, UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures
The lifting industry has some great advocates for recycling – we have some good news stories to tell. However, we need to do more. Accelerating the uptake of product stewardship in Australia, Rose will discuss new thinking in the recycling and re-use space. The Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence is assisting major firms and industries address waste challenges, through mentoring, educating and activating stakeholders across product and material supply chains.

To sign up as a delegate go to: https://liftex.org/liftex-australia.

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