Exclusive events

To make the most of industry-wide representation at the Conference, ASFA is hosting events for specific groups of delegates to network and discuss issues important to them.

Attendance at these events are by invitation only.

Leadership Symposium

Tuesday 28 November, 4.00pm – 6.00pm, followed by networking drinks until 6.30pm
KPMG Offices, Sydney
$495 per person

The ASFA Leadership Symposium is a high-level strategic presentation and workshop held prior to the Conference. This symposium will provide senior industry leaders with access to one of our leading keynote speakers in an intimate learning environment where the formal presentation is followed by some dynamic group exercises.

This year’s session will feature an exclusive afternoon workshop with Professor Dan Ariely.


By invitation only. You will need your ASFA ID/email and password to log in.

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Accreditation Luncheon

Wednesday 29 November, 12.00pm – 12.50pm
Cockle Bay Room, Level 3

This Luncheon has become an important tradition for ASFA’s accredited members, offering them an exclusive networking luncheon with their peers from around the country and an ‘in conversation’ session with our opening keynote speaker. This luncheon will be chaired by Michael Dwyer AM (Fellow of ASFA), Chief Executive Officer, First State Super, Chair, ASFA Education and Professional Accreditation Review Committee (EPARC) and ASFA Director.

Who should attend? This event is open to Conference delegates who are Fellows of ASFA, Associates of ASFA, Trustee Fellows, Trustee Associates and ASFA AIFs only.


Please note that this event is only open to members of the ASFA Accreditation Program: ASFA Fellows (FASFA), Associates (AASFA), Trustee Fellows (TFASFA), Trustee Associates (TAASFA) and ASFA Accredited Investment Fiduciaries (ASFA AIF) who are registered for the 2017 ASFA Conference.

Partnership opportunity available

Fund Chair Luncheon – NEW

Thursday 30 November
Time and location to be confirmed

New to the ASFA Conference is the Fund Chair Luncheon. This exclusive event will offer Fund Chairs from across the industry the chance to engage and network with like-minded peers. It will also feature an intimate presentation from one of the Conference’s  leading presenters.

Industry Leaders Pre-Dinner Drinks

Thursday 30 November, 6.00pm – 7.00pm
Grand Ballroom Balcony, Level 5, ICC Sydney

First introduced in 2016, the Industry Leaders Pre-Dinner Drinks is a dedicated opportunity for the senior leaders of our industry to network before the Conference Dinner.