Spotlight on Innovation in Super

Wednesday 31 May, Sofitel Sydney Wentworth

Speaker presentations

 Jodie Baker  John Burke  Brendan Daly  Emma Dobson  Dr Martin Fahy  Sophie Gilder  Danny Gilligan  Mitch Ison and Nic Pollock  David Johnson  Sarah O’Brien  Helen Rowell  Alex Scandurra  Brian Zanker


New technologies and integrated systems offer superannuation funds and service providers the opportunity to transform and disrupt the Australian super system.

This one day event will bring together innovators in technology, providers of financial services and super fund executives with relevant senior government officials to examine the key issues surrounding innovation in financial services technology.

The event will also delve into technology’s impact on the super sector and implications for national and local economies. It will explore what financial services technological innovation in the future might involve and which areas of fintech might be worth investing in.

Speakers include:

  • Jodie Baker, Managing Partner, Blackhall & Pearl
  • John Burke, Head of Strategic Engagements, Bravura Solutions
  • Brendan Daly, Consultant – Banking and Financial Services, Wipro Limited
  • Emma Dobson, Director, Global Transactional Services, Westpac
  • Vicki Doyle, Director – Superannuation, Retirement & Investments, AMP
  • Sophie Gilder, Head of Blockchain, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Danny Gilligan, Co-founder and Managing Director, Reinventure Group; Co-founder, Data Republic; Founding Director, Stone & Chalk
  • Mitch Ison, Senior Solutions Consultant, Decimal Software
  • David Johnson, Director, Customer Strategy, Deloitte Consulting
  • Peter Kell, Deputy Chair, ASIC
  • Emma Lo Russo, CEO, Digivizer
  • Mary Murphy, Chief Digital Officer, First State Super
  • Sarah O’Brien, Executive Officer, GNGB
  • Nic Pollock, Chief Executive Officer, Decimal Software
  • Helen Rowell, Deputy Chair, APRA
  • Alex Scandurra, CEO, Stone & Chalk
  • Jonathan Steffanoni, Principal Consultant – Legal & Risk, QMV
  • Brett Watson, Partner, Advisory, KPMG
  • Brian Zanker, Sales Leader, Investments & Financial Services, Pacific, Mercer

You will also hear from ASFA CEO Dr Martin Fahy as he launches the ASFA Research Centre’s preliminary results on the projected impact of technology innovation on the cost structure and efficiency of super funds and service providers, and the potential size of a locally based fintech industry.

Download the program here | Download speaker bios

This is a key opportunity for the industry to have an important and timely conversation around technology and innovation.

Who should attend?

This event is a must attend for leaders in the industry including CEOs, chief digital officers, COOs, chief innovation officers, chief technology officers, fund and investment managers, legal, risk and compliance managers, managers of products and strategies, leaders of online services, trustee directors, lawyers, administrators and custodians.

Supporting sponsors

Bravura Solutions Decimal Westpac QMV


Wednesday 31 May 2017
8.30am registration for
9.00am start.
Concludes at 5.00pm.


Sofitel Sydney Wentworth
61-101 Phillip Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
Room details
Grand Ballroom, Level 3

Price (inc GST)

Member: $750
Non-member: $880
Member corporate table (8): $5,600

CPD Points

This event qualifies for eight Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points.


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