ASFA NSW State Conference

NSW State Conference

Thursday 21 March 2019, Sydney


Find out what it takes to lead the way to a super future at the 2019 NSW State Conference.

This content packed one-day program will cover the superannuation industry’s most pressing issues in a collaborative and interactive forum.

Attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • gain the latest insights from industry experts and thought leaders on topics such as regulation, investments, innovation and member engagement
  • be inspired and motivated to reach their professional best
  • network with peers and colleagues from across the industry
  • earn 8 CPD points.

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Program snapshot

Opening Welcome and opening remarks
Darren Wickham, General Manager, Group Life Product & Pricing Investments & Retirement Incomes, TAL
Session 1 The future of super
Paul Howes, National Sector Leader – Asset & Wealth Management, KPMG
Yolanda Beattie, Director, Yo&Co
Session 2 Investments
Travis Schoenleber, Managing Director, Cambridge Associates
Kylie Willment, Chief Investment Officer, Mercer
Session 3 CEO update and introduction to keynote
Martin Fahy, Chief Executive Officer, ASFA
Session 4 Keynote – Shadow Treasurer address
The Hon. Chris Bowen MP, Shadow Treasurer
  Morning tea
Session 5 Keynote – Pursuing purpose
Frank Cooper, Global Chief Marketing Officer, BlackRock (USA)
Session 6 Keynote – A view from the top
Jacqui Cooper, Winter Olympian
10-minute lightning talk A millennial’s view of retirement
Ashton Jones, Head of Investments, Retirement and New Propositions, TAL
Session 7 Member engagement: Driving change
Paul Schroder, Group Executive, AustralianSuper
Vicki Doyle, Chief Executive Officer, Rest
Session 8 Data, automation and interoperability in super
Simon Hicks, Cognitive Artificial Intelligence & Business Development Director, IPsoft
Ash Priest, Managing Partner, Novigi
  Afternoon tea
10-minute lightning talk Innovation through play: What our emerging leaders want to solve
Georgina Lee, Innovation, Growth and Client Experience Leader, Mercer
Session 9 The future of customer experience
Wally Brill, Head of Conversation Design Advocacy & Education, Google (USA)
Simon Stefanoff, Director, Voice and Conversational AI, Deloitte Digital
Closing remarks and invitation to drinks
Brian Zanker, Partner, Mercer and Chair, NSW State Executive Committee
  Networking drinks

Partnered by


Event partner

FTSE Russell

Supporting partner

La Trobe Financial

Session partner:
A view from the top


Thursday 21 March 2019
8.00am Registration
8.30am Conference start
4.45-6.00pm close and networking drinks


Level 38, Tower Three
International Towers Sydney
300 Barangaroo Avenue
Sydney NSW 2000

Price (plus GST)

Member: $650
Non-member: $800
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to get 10% off your registration.

CPD Points

This event qualifies for eight Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points for members of ASFA’s Professional Accreditation Program.


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