In these unprecedented times, we are all rethinking how best to lead our organisations, and the question invariably arises: How do we change what we do? At innovAGEING, we remain committed to supporting and promoting innovation in our sector in our rapidly evolving sector landscape.

If you are an innovator transforming your organisation, join us for these complimentary (LASA Members and Non-members) and relevant 40-minute webinars with industry leaders.

Access examples of innovation in the sector

Understand elements in implementing organisational and technological innovation

Access to sector innovators

Webinar Topics & Dates

Wednesday, 5 May 2021 @ 2:00pm AEST   |  Exergaming in Age Services: Moving from Time-Filler to Workout Wonder

Presented by:

Sue Blakey, CEO at Eventide Homes
Simon Kerrigan, Managing Director at Guide Healthcare

Friday, 14 May 2021 @ 2:00pm AEST   |  Scale-Ups Changing Business-as-Usual in Age Services

Presented by: 
April Creed, Executive Director/ Co-Founder at ExSitu
Candy Wong, Business Development Lead at Coviu
Colin Pudsey, CEO & Founder at SilVR Adventures
Erik Zvaigzne, Vice President of Product Innovation at Trybe.ID
Richard Scenna, Director at YourLink

Wednesday, 19 May 2021 @ 2:00pm AEST   |  Caring Better: Automation, AI and Technology 

Presented by:

Kaizaad Mehta, National Director Healthcare at Commonwealth Bank
Eloise Newbury, Customer Engagement and Innovation at Commonwealth Bank
Maggie Jenkins, Senior Manager Contact Centre Capability Optimisation at Commonwealth Bank

Tuesday, 25 May 2021 @ 2:00pm AEST   |  Not Just Needs, but Also Wants: Marketing’s Place at the Innovation Table

Presented by:
Simon Page, Marketing and Communications Manager at Leading Age Services Australia (LASA)
Michael Jeffrey, Co-Chief Executive Officer at Pluss
Vanessa Jones, Head of Marketing and Communications at integratedliving

Alison van den Dungen, Co-Founder and COO at Sleeptite

Tuesday, 1 June 2021 @ 2:00pm AEST  |  Meeting Customer Expectations: What will customer centricity look like in Age Services?

Presented by:

Mark Hassell, Partner, Customer, Brand & Marketing Advisory at KPMG Australia

Join from your Computer, Tablet or Smart Phone. Registration is FREE for LASA Members and Non Members to Attend!

What is innovAGEING?

innovAGEING coordinates a community of practice for age services innovators, showcases examples of innovation in our industry, and celebrates age services innovation through a national awards program. Open to all individuals and organisations, the aim of the network is to foster and promote innovative, consumer-centric solutions to meet the increasingly complex needs of older Australians.

For further information please browse the innovAGEING website or visit

To express interest in joining the network, please contact Merlin Kong, Principal Advisor Innovation on (02) 6230 1676 or merlink@lasa.asn

Merlin has held innovation advisory roles with both start-ups and institutions, and actively volunteers his time mentoring young entrepreneurs. He is pursuing innovation studies at Stanford University, and has taught innovation and entrepreneurship, and business development at the Australian National University.

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