July 26, 2017 - July 27, 2017 Bayview Eden, 6 Queens Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004 Australia

Addressing current and future directions in this member centric, regulatory driven and increasingly complex and competitive industry.

26th July 2017 - Day 1

Participants registration and refreshments.

Chairman’s address to the gathering.


Embracing innovation and technology for greater efficiencies, cost savings and increased competitiveness.

  • How superfunds are having to step up to a fast changing technology driven world
  • Impact of tech savvy and demanding members, industry disruptors, cyber threats, increased complexity of investment management and admin, expanding retiree sector, and regulatory scrutiny
  • Weighing up resources and capabilities to determine technology and business objectives
  • Developing successful ecosystem of collaboration with regulators, fintech providers, government, asset managers, custodians and others


  • Jean-Luc Ambrosi, Executive General Manager, Marketing, Telstra Super
  • Danielle Szetho, CEO, Fintech Australia
  • Alun Stevens, Senior Consultant, Rice Warner
  • How the superfund industry can benefit from directives.


  • The Hon Scott Morrison MP, Member for Cook, Treasurer (invited)

Refreshments and Networking opportunity for participants.

Navigating the web of regulatory and compliance issues in an increasingly complex digitally and tech driven superfund environment.

  • How Govt. regulations have and are continuing to drive digital transformation and fintech investment in superfunds
  • Developing robust risk and regulatory compliant frameworks that are aligned and support technology upgrades
  • Working to achieve best practice in compliance processes and systems to benefit and protect member funds.
  • Latest developments in regulatory technology – “regtech”


  • Julian Fenwick, MD, GRC Solutions


  • Julian Fenwick, MD, GRC Solutions
  • Nathan Hodge, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons
  • Phillip Malcolm, Market Development Manager, Risk, Pacific at Thomson Reuters
  • Safeguarding increased volumes of member and shared data
  • Overcoming investment fraud and corruption in a global arena
  • Fintech disruptors – lack of regulation posing threat of cyber security
  • Developments in Biometrics


  • David Cook, Independent Consultant, (former Head of IT Strategy and Governance and CSO, Sunsuper)
  • Philip Dimitriu, Director System Engineering, Palo Alto Networks
  • Paul Byrne, Director, Cyber Risk Services, National Lead Cyber Analytics, Deloitte Risk Advisory

Lunch and Networking opportunity for participants.

  • Member data and strategic insights to understand behaviour and craft and personalise the member experience
  • Offering self-directed products to provide sense of ownership and control
  • Offering real time responsiveness through multi channels and touchpoints
  • Anytime , anywhere – mobile apps to extend reach of tech savvy members


  • David Johnson, Director, Customer Strategy at Deloitte Consulting – Deloitte Australia
  • Geoff Brooks, Executive Officer, Strategic Marketing and Communications, Equip Super
  • Andrew Howard, COO, Rest Industry Super
  • Mark Harper, Head of Industry Funds & Public Sector Clients, AIA
  • Latest innovations and importance of operating alongside traditional advice channels to maximise existing and potential member reach
  • Tailoring advice for different member demographics – resistance for some, welcomed by others
  • How robo advice can improve financial literacy
  • Developments in artificial intelligence


  • Hugh Morrow, MD, SuperEd
  • Ian Dunbar, CEO, Suitebox
  • David Johnson, Director, Customer Strategy, Deloitte

Refreshments and Networking opportunity for participants.

  • A look at innovative products and services covering both the design and delivery of products and services
  • What will be the impact of emerging technologies on post retirement products and services?
  • What can superannuation funds and wealth managers learn from innovation and disruption in other industries?


  • Stephen Huppert, Head of Product Innovation, Trustee Partners
  • Wealth management is not an easy topic to engage conversation and relationships with, most members and customers don’t get “WIIFM” so how do we turn this data into simple  engaging language to help increase trust, minimise anxiety and actually achieve a “Call to Action”
  • This session explores where the interactivity of leading technology, analysis and data fuses  into the delivery of innovative easy to use personal financial management and engagement tools


  • Sharon Nelson, Joint Managing Director, SparkGreen
  • Closing remarks from the Chair and vote of thanks by the Chairman
  • Drinks and networking reception

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