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7th Annual FUNDTECH 2024Future of Super Fund Innovations, Emerging & Disruptive Technologies 2024 Forum
23rd - 24th October, Sydney Central Hotel by The Ascott Limited, Australia
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About the event!

“Join us at the forefront of financial evolution! FUNDTECH -The Future of Super Fund Innovations, Emerging & Disruptive Technologies 2024 Forum invites pioneers, innovators, and thought leaders to explore the cutting edge of financial technologies. From blockchain to AI, sustainable investing to digital currencies, this forum is your gateway to understanding and harnessing the power of tomorrow’s financial landscape. Don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity to shape the future of super funds and investments.

Don’t miss your chance to shape the future of super funds – reserve your spot today!”

Who Should Attend:

An anticipated delegation consisting CEOs, CDO’s and CIO’s and managers of Superannuation funds, SMSFs, insurance companies, wealth and asset managers, IT, digital and agile consultants, academics, regulators, lawyers, compliance offers, member admin and investment operations managers, service providers, data analysts, scientists and researchers, fintech start-ups and innovators, digital marketers, innovation and design thinkers, risk managers, customer experience and engagement specialists, and other stakeholders.

Future of Super Fund Innovations, Emerging & Disruptive Technologies

Early Invited Key Opinion Leaders Includes:
Learn speakers Of The 7th Annual FUNDTECH 2024 Future Of Super Fund Innovations, Emerging & Disruptive Technologies 2024 Forum
Data Governance Leader at Aware Super
Technology Director, Retirement & Superannuation Solutions, Link Group
Executive Officer, Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA)
Head of Wealth Management Australia, Tata Consulting Services
Data and AI Risk and Ethics Principal at Telstra
Principal – Operational Excellence, Telstra Super Pty Ltd
Managing Director, Protiviti
Independent Consultant & Advisor
Founder & CEO at Tomorrow Strategy Co.
Principal, Audacity Ventures
Executive Superannuation, Wealth & Life Insurance, Quantium
Technology Consultant
Managing Director & Cofounder, Superware
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Learn schedule, program and topics of the 7th Annual FUNDTECH 2024 Future Of Super Fund Innovations, Emerging & Disruptive Technologies 2024 Forum

8:20 Delegate registration & coffee

STEPHEN HUPPERT
Independent Consultant & Advisor

• Regulatory Constraints and Compliance Challenges
• Legacy Systems and Infrastructure
• Conservative Investment Strategies
• Lack of Competition and Market Dynamics
• Technological and Infrastructure Barriers

DAN CANHAM
Founder & CEO at Tomorrow Strategy Co.

• Changing Member Expectations
• Accumulation versus Decumulation
• Evolving Fraud Landscape
• Regulatory Environment
• Scalable Guidance & Advice

Joshua Coote
Principal – Operational Excellence, Telstra Super Pty Ltd

• Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
• Blockchain for Enhanced Security and Transparency
• Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for Operational Efficiency
• Big Data Analytics for Enhanced Decision-Making

DEVAN NAIDOO
Technology Director (CIO) - Retirement Solutions,
MUFG Pension & Market Services (Invited)

10:20 MORNING COFFEE & NETWORKING

• How are AI and machine learning transforming investment decision-making in superannuation funds?
• What are the potential risks of relying heavily on automated systems for investment?
• Reducing administrative costs and increasing efficiency
• What are the most significant cybersecurity threats facing superannuation funds today?
• Sustainable and Ethical Investment through Technology
• Digital Platforms and Fintech Innovations: Enhancing Member Experience

10:20 Morning Coffee & Networking

• Enhanced Investment Strategies
• Personalized Member Experience
• Operational Efficiency and Cost Reduction
• Risk Management and Predictive Analytics

GEORGE ALIGIANIS
Technology Consultant

HANS VAN DAATSELAAR
Executive Officer, Association of
Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA)

12:40 LUNCH BREAK & NETWORKING

• Bias and Fairness in AI Systems
• Ethical Considerations in AI Deployment
• AI Governance and Regulation
• AI for Social Good and Ethical Innovation
• Strategies for encouraging ethical innovation in AI

CHRIS DOLMAN
Data and AI Risk and Ethics Principal at Telstra

CHAD BARENDSE
Co-Founder, DGX

2:50 AFTERNOON TEA & NETWORKING

• Blockchain's Impact on Superannuation Fund Transparency and Security
• Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Innovations and Their Potential to Disrupt Traditional Superannuation Systems
• Regulatory and Compliance Challenges in Integrating Blockchain and DeFi with Superannuation Funds
• The Future of Retirement Planning: How Blockchain and DeFi Can Empower Superannuation Fund Members

• Personalized Digital Advice and Member Engagement
• Integration of Fintech Solutions for Seamless Fund Management
• Advanced Security and Compliance in Digital Superannuation
• Data-Driven Insights for Improved Decision Making

Closing Remarks from the chair

1 Hour networking Drinks

8:20 Delegate Registration & Coffee

8:55 Opening remarks from Chair

STEPHEN HUPPERT
Independent Consultant & Advisor

• Data Breach Preparedness and Response Strategies
• Third-Party Risk Management
• Cybersecurity Awareness and Training Programs
• Emerging Technologies and Risks

• Leveraging Open Banking Data for Personalized Superannuation Solutions
• Improving Operational Efficiency and Reducing Costs through Data Integration
• Discuss how superannuation funds can use Open Banking and CDR to provide greater transparency to their members
• xplore how Open Banking and CDR can drive innovation within the superannuation industry

MODERATOR:

CATHY DUNCAN
Head of Wealth Management Australia, Tata Consulting Services

Panel members TBA

This session will cover a broad spectrum of RegTech innovations and their implications for risk and compliance,
providing a comprehensive understanding of how technology is shaping the future of regulatory processes.

MODERATOR:

RANA DATTA
Managing Director, Protiviti

Panel members TBA

11:00 MORNING COFFEE & NETWORKING

• Startups and Disruptive Innovation
• The challenges of partnering
• Shaping the Future of Financial Services

MODERATOR:

BRIAN COLLINS
Principal at Audacity

Panel members TBA

12:50 Lunch Break & Networking

Share best practices and lessons learned from leading superannuation funds and technology providers

PANEL MEMBERS TBA

• User-Centric Design for Enhanced Member Engagement
• Leveraging Data Analytics for Personalized Member Experiences
• ntegration of AI and Machine Learning in Member Services
• Building Scalable and Secure Applications for Member Trust

• Integrating agile technology to help superfunds respond more rapidly to changing regulatory requirements and
shifting market expectations
• Assessing and Modernizing Legacy Systems
• Strategic Planning for IT Transformation
• Discusses the shift from legacy systems to cloud-based solutions, including planning, migration strategies, and
overcoming common challenges.
• Identifying security risks associated with legacy systems

Design Thinking is a powerful methodology for solving complex problems and fostering innovation

• Introduction to Design Thinking
• Empathizing with Super Fund Members
• Defining the Problem
• Ideation and Concept Development
• Applying Design Thinking to Super Fund Challenges
• Creating a Culture of Innovation
• Case Studies and Success Stories
• Future Trends in Super Fund Innovation
• Implementation and Scaling Innovation

By covering these topics, the workshop can equip participants with a comprehensive understanding of how to
leverage Design Thinking to innovate within the superannuation sector. The interactive nature of the
workshop ensures that participants not only learn the theory but also apply it in practical, real-world contexts, driving meaningful improvements in their organizations.

Registation Packages
Prices and offers for the 7th Annual FUNDTECH 2024 Forum'
IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE REGISTRATION - Super Early Bird Registration:
Register by 30th July 2024
$2495 + GST
IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE REGISTRATION - Early Bird Registration:
Register before 30th August
$2695 + GST
IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE REGISTRATION - Super Early Bird Registration:
Register after 30th August
$2895 + GST
IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE REGISTRATION - GROUP TEAM REGISTRATION
Register & pay for 3 delegates & get unlimited registrations* (*Can attend in-person or virtually )
VIRTUAL ATTENDANCE REGISTRATION - Super Early Bird Registration:
Register by 30th July 2024
$1795 + GST
VIRTUAL ATTENDANCE REGISTRATION - Early Bird Registration:
Register before 30th August
$1895 + GST
VIRTUAL ATTENDANCE REGISTRATION - Normal Registration:
Register after 30th August
$1995 + GST
VIRTUAL ATTENDANCE REGISTRATION - GROUP TEAM REGISTRATION
Register & pay for 3 delegates & get unlimited registrations* (*Can only attend virtually)

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