Innovation Discussion Group

Next meeting: 31 August 2020

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The VIC Innovation Discussion Group focusses on innovation and disruption with a particular emphasis on emerging technologies which will have a significant impact on the industry. 

Topics for discussion include cyber security in an increasingly digital world, potential impacts and opportunities as a result of the Productivity Commission review of superannuation, customer experience and advice (tools and implementation experiences), emerging technologies such as NPP, Blockchain, Single Touch Payroll, as well as business and IT transformation.

The Innovation Discussion Group aims to assist funds implement best-practice technology and innovation, with a focus on meeting the business needs of funds and the best interests of members, in a timely and cost-effective manner and in line with regulatory expectations. It will allow attendees to share ideas and implementation techniques to enable the efficiency of the funds and the industry as a whole to improve.

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.

Next meeting

31 August 2020

Topic: State of innovation in superannuation

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Discussion Group Chair

Ash Priest

Ash Priest
Managing partner,


Discussion Group meeting dates

31 August 2020
14 October 2020
2 December 2020

CPD Points

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

More information

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