Keynote Address

The Future of Work, the changing landscape of work and employability

Bernard Salt is a leading commentator and advisor on consumer, cultural and demographic trends who has earned an international reputation as a trend forecaster for business and government. He is also a best-selling author, a columnist with The Australian newspaper and in high demand as a speaker.

Bernard is a high-profile Melbourne-based Partner with the global advisory firm KPMG where he founded the specialist advisory business, KPMG Demographics. He has popularised demographics through his books, columns and media appearances for 25 years and is recognised as an expert in local, national and global demographic trends in society and the world of work.

Bernard’s views are regularly sought by the business community and by the general media. He appears regularly on radio and television programs including Sunrise, Today Tonight, Lateline ABC, A Current Affair and 60 Minutes.

The world of work is rapidly changing. From day one, we prepare our students for life beyond La Trobe by helping them develop the skills and attributes to future-proof their careers.

La Trobe is committed to harnessing its strong industry connections to help students expand their networks and manage their careers within the changing work landscape.

As an expert on the implications of social and demographic change impacting our changing workforce, Bernard is one of the most in-demand speakers on the Australian corporate speaking circuit.

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