Parallel sessions

Thursday 30 November, 11.05am – 12.25pm (1 hour 20 minutes)

Leadership

1A: Freedom from fear: success through adversity

Speakers
Deng Adut Refugee lawyer and NSW 2017 Australian of the Year Liza Pavlakos Author and Millionaire Entrepreneur

Chair
Alexandra McGuigan Chair, NSW Emerging Leaders Committee

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Industry issue

1B: Collaborating for healthier outcomes

Leading presenters
Allan Sparkes CV OAM VA Deputy Commissioner, Mental Health Commission NSW Dr Martin Cohen, Deputy Commissioner, Mental Health Commission NSW

Panellists
Carlene York Assistant Commissioner, NSW Police Gerard McDermott Group Executive, Managed Funds EML 

Chair
Brett Clark Group Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, TAL 

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Member strategy

1C: Small data: the next big thing

Speaker
Martin Lindstrom Global Branding Expert and Author (Denmark)

Chair
Paul Schroder Group Executive – Engagement, Advocacy and Brand, AustralianSuper

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Investment

1D: Globalisation – what it means for you and your members

Speaker
Dr Adrian Blundell-Wignall Special Advisor to the OECD Secretary General on Financial and Enterprise Affairs (UK)

Panellists
Chris Hitchen Chief Executive Officer, Railpen (UK) More panellists to be confirmed

Chair
To be confirmed

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Regulatory

1E: Hear from the regulators: National Risk and Compliance Discussion Group

Speakers
James O’HalloranDeputy Commissioner, Superannuation, ATO Peter KellDeputy Chair, ASIC Helen RowellDeputy Chairman, APRA

Chair
Paul Curtin Chief Financial Officer, Executive General Manager, Strategy, PMO & Investment Operations, Telstra Super and Chair, ASFA VIC Risk & Compliance Discussion Group 

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Thursday 30 November, 1.25pm – 2.35pm (1 hour 10 minutes)

Leadership

2A: Thriving in a decade of disruption

Speaker
Matt Church Founder and Chairman, Thought Leaders

Chair
Kathryn Forrest Executive General Manager, Operations, Telstra Super

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Investment

2B: Artificial Intelligence – friend or foe?

Speakers
Dr Ashby Monk Executive and Research Director of the Stanford Global Projects Center, Stanford University (USA) Rod Bryan Lead Partner, Solution 49x, KPMG Australia

Chair
Darren Stevens Director Product Management & Strategy, Bravura and member, 2017 Conference Committee

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Geopolitical

2C: Global conflict, capital flows and investment: exploring the correlations

Speaker
Steve Killelea AM Founder & Executive Chairman, Integrated Research Ltd; The Charitable Foundation; Institute for Economics & Peace

Chair
Shemara Wikramanayake Head of Macquarie Asset Management

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Member strategy

2D: Win your tribe with purpose and personalisation

Speakers
Madeleine Fitzpatrick General Manager Marketing Supermarkets and General Manager IGA Xpress, Metcash Joe Rogers Chief Executive Officer, The Contenders

Chair
Wayne Sullivan (Fellow of ASFA) Director of Marketing and Business Development, Frontier Advisors and member, 2017 Conference Committee

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Regulatory

2E: MyRetirement

Speakers
David Blanchett Head of Retirement Research, Morningstar (USA) Robert Jeremenko Treasury Division Head, Retirement Income Policy Division

Chair
Nick Callil Head of Retirement Solutions, Wills Towers Watson, member, 2017 Conference Committee and member, ASFA Super System Design Council

Thursday 30 November, 2.40pm – 3.40pm (1 hour)

Geopolitical

3A: Window into the world of Washington

Speaker
Hon Kim Beazley AC Former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia and Australian Ambassador to the United States of America

Chair
Leeanne Turner Chief Executive Officer, MTAA Super and member, 2017 Keynote Advisory Group

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Member strategy

3B: Technology trends: The invisible customer interface

Speakers
Simon Stefanoff Director, Deloitte Digital Cambell Holt, Chief Customer Officer, Pacific, Mercer

Chair
Brian PetersChief Executive Officer, IQ Group

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Organisation strategy

3C: The makings of a successful merger

Panellists
Damien Walsh Managing Director, Bank Australia Katherine Kaspar Chief Executive Officer, Kinetic Super Nicholas Vamvakas Chief Executive Officer, Equip Super

Chair
Gabrielle Belle Director, VicSuper

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Leadership

3D: Talent leadership: Developing your best and brightest

Speakers
Olivia Loadwick Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company Ian Patrick Chief Investment Officer, Sunsuper Josh Manning Chief Executive Officer, Manning Asset Management and member, NSW Emerging Leaders Committee

Chair
Don Luke Chair, QIC

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Investment

3E: Impact Investing 5.0 – harnessing the latest thinking

Speakers
Emma Herd Chief Executive Officer, Investor Group on Climate Change Christopher Thorn AM, Partner, Impact Investment, Ernst & Young Kylie Charlton Chief Investment Officer, Australian Impact Investments

Chair
Dominique Hogan-Doran SC Non-Executive Director, Club Plus Super

Thursday 30 November, 4.15pm – 5.15pm (1 hour)

Industry issue

4A: Reflections and lessons from the past 25 years

Speakers
Hon Nick Sherry Chief Executive Officer, Sherry & Associates International and former ALP Minister Laura WrightSenior Manager Governance, NGS Super Mike TaylorManaging Editor, Money Management and Super Review David Galbally AM QCIndependent Chair, TWU Super

Chair
Russell Mason (Fellow of ASFA) Lead National Superannuation Partner, Deloitte and Deputy Chair, 2017 Conference Committee

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Member strategy

4B: Big data and cyber space prowlers

Speaker
David Cowan Chief Information Security and Technology Officer, Link Group Dean Joscelyne Founder & Executive Director, IXUP

Chair
To be confirmed

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Geopolitical

4C: Insurance in super – a progress report

Speakers
Deanne Stewart Chief Executive Officer, MetLife Caroline James Head of Assurance & Compliance – Pensions & Investments, ANZ Wealth

Chair
Andrew Howard Chief Operating Officer, REST

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Organisation strategy

4D: Airbnb: commerciality with a conscience

Speakers
Ben Hallam Head of Marketing, Airbnb (USA) Louise Davidson Chief Executive Officer, Australian Council of Superannuation Investors Michael Pennisi Chief Executive Officer, QSuper

Chair
Analisa Kirby General Manager, Intermediary Marketing, National Australia Bank

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Member strategy

4E: Digital advice – Where do you start?

Speakers
Mitch Ison Senior Solutions Consultant, Decimal Rod Finch Director Strategic Marketing & Customer Experience, AMP

Chair
Mary MurphyChief Digital Officer, First State Super and member, 2017 Conference Committee

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Friday 1 December, 10.25am – 11.40am (1 hour 15 minutes)

Leadership

5A: The power to survive

Speaker
Yossi Ghinsberg Adventurer, Author, Entrepreneur and Humanitarian

Chair
To be confirmed

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Friday 1 December, 10.25am – 11.00am (35 minutes)

Geopolitical

5B: Superannuation: a perspective from the Opposition

Speaker
Hon Chris Bowen MP Shadow Treasurer

Chair
To be confirmed

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Industry issue

5C: Two economists

Speakers
Peter Jolly Global Head of Research, National Australia Bank Erik Norland Executive Director and Senior Economist, CME Group (USA)

Chair
To be confirmed

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Friday 1 December, 11.05am – 11.50am (45 minutes)

Industry issue

6A: Insiders

Panellists
Michael Stutchbury Editor-in-Chief, The Australian Financial Review Sophie Elsworth Personal Finance Writer, News Corp Australia Judith Sloan Contributing Economics Editor, The Australian

Chair
To be confirmed

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Industry issue

6B: Sea-change/tree-change: the shifting behaviour of retirees

Speaker
Bernard Salt AM Managing Director, The Demographics Group

Chair
To be confirmed

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