Fund Tech
Sep 04, 2018 - Sep 05, 2018 Grace Hotel, Sydney

This independent, comprehensive and timely event aims to highlight the latest developments and future trends in innovation and technology as it applies to Australian Superfunds as they face a challenging era of increased regulatory scrutiny, competition, investment complexity, an expanding retiree sector, industry disruptors and heightened member expectations.

4th September 2018 - Day 1

Participants registration and refreshments.

Chairman’s address to the gathering.


  • Stephen Huppert, Consultant


Embracing innovation and technology for greater efficiencies, competitiveness and improved member outcomes.

  • Why embracing technology and innovation is imperative to superfund growth and success
  • Weighing up resources and capabilities to determine technology and business objectives
  • Building an effective ecosystem of collaboration with govt, regulators, fintech providers, and others
  • Prioritising regulatory and risk compliance
  • Fintech, RegTech, Insurtech, what’s next?


  • Richard Body, Head of Digital Solutions Australia, WillisTowersWatson
  • Dirk Dobbs, Head of Strategy and Product, HESTA
  • Brad Kitschke, CEO, FinTech Australia


  • Stephen Huppert, Consultant
  • Taking a strategic and systematic approach to innovation
  • Understanding the principles for success
  • What does good look like and how is it measured?


  • Dan Taylor, General Manager, Innovation, TAL

Refreshments and Networking opportunity for participants.

  • Harnessing all that data to actually move the needle on fund and member outcomes
  • Turning Data Science into Practical Reality
  • Owning the Future – How to succeed in a volume heavy, omnichannel world


  • Darrell Ludowyke, CEO, Empirics

Custodian perspective on how superfunds can utilize data more effectively to meet investment performance objectives and improve member outcomes.


  • Marko Milek, PhD, Managing Director, Head of Global Exchange APAC

Lunch and Networking opportunity for participants.

Using technology to build efficiency within your workforce and delivering Advice on scale to your members. This presentation will show how Mine Super unpacked their member journey, found connection with their members through “teaching opportunities”, in the medium they want to engage with the fund. Mine Super has built an omni channel experience for members using all options available:

  • Contact Centre
  • Subject Matter Experts with General Advice
  • Self-service portal
  • Scaled advice
  • Comprehensive


  • Michelle Gibbings, Founder and MD,Change Meridian
  • Getting the balance right between the use of traditional and tech advanced tools to engage retirees and develop lasting relationships
  • Benefits and challenges of Robo advice
  • Developments in AI, Chatbots and Machine Learning
  • Latest retirement product innovations, services and delivery platforms
  • Self directed options


  • Andrew Crawford, Co-Founder, OnTrack Retirement
  • Jean-Luc Ambrosi, Executive GM Marketing, Telstra Super
  • Paul Rogan, Founder and CEO

Refreshments and Networking opportunity for participants.

Why women like me are your greatest opportunity right now

  • How technology is improving financial literacy, education and boosting confidence
  • Product and service innovations that are tailored to women’s needs and expectations
  • Applying behavioural analytics to better understand women’s financial motivations


  • Erika Jonsson, Head of Communications, Six Park Asset Management


  • Simon Cant, Co-founder and managing partner, Reinventure Group
  • Closing remarks from the Chair and vote of thanks by the Chairman
  • Drinks and networking reception

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Attendee Information


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