Innovation Discussion Group

Next meeting:

Date: Wednesday 17 August 2022
Time: 12.30pm to 2.00pm


The Innovation Discussion Group focuses on transformation and innovation within the superannuation industry, with a particular emphasis on how this can be leveraged through the implementation of emerging techniques & technologies.

Topics for discussion include accessing new administration models, customer experience and member engagement, product innovation, cyber security in an increasingly digital world, trends in the insurance and investment spaces and emerging technologies such as blockchain, open banking, artificial intelligence and machine learning.

The primary aim is to consider opportunities and challenges at both an organisational and industry level. The group maintains a specific focus on considering transformational change that meets organisational needs and the best interest of members through industry-wide discussion. The format allows attendees to share ideas and approaches that enable efficiency and increase overall innovation within the superannuation industry.

The Innovation Discussion Group is for IT professionals, product managers, marketing teams, member services and compliance staff who will benefit from topics relevant to all business units.

Only ASFA members can attend Discussion Group meetings. To find out more about becoming an ASFA member see the membership section.

Discussion Group Chair

David Short

David Short
Executive Partner - Advisory Services,

Upcoming meeting dates

17 August 2022
14 September 2022
9 November 2022

CPD Points

Attendance at an ASFA Discussion Group qualifies for one Continuing Professional Development (CPD) point for members of ASFA’s Professional Accreditation Program.


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