Overview – Monday – June 3

8:30am – 10:20am

TRANSFER FROM SYDNEY TO THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Complimentary transfer service

10:20am – 10:50am

REGISTRATION

10:50am – 11:00am

WELCOME

11:00am – 11:45am

LICENSEES OF THE FUTURE

Licensee models are in transition. Hear from leaders of prominent licensees taking unique approaches to solving the issue of how to deliver compliant, high quality advice in the future. Participants will put all their cards on the table to discuss:

  • How to navigate the new revenue paradigm
  • What quality advice practice want: compliance versus value add
  • Making best interest duty a priority

Paul Barrett

Chief executive, AZ NGA

Neil Younger

Group chief executive and managing director, Fortnum Financial Group

11:45am – 12:30pm

LICENSEE CASE STUDY: REVENUE MODELS IN TRANSITION

Transitioning revenue models will be a priority for contemporary advice businesses.

  • An in depth case study delving into what works and where the pain points are from business leaders who have embarked on the process

Angus Benbow

chief executive, Centrepoint Alliance

12:30pm – 1:15pm

FROM THE REGULATOR

The guard rails have been lifted, clearly defining what’s legal and what’s not for advice businesses post Hayne’s royal commission. Hear from the regulator about where its focus will be in the year ahead and what its expectations are of licensees.

  • Insight into the investigation into grandfathered commissions
  • Focus on Managed Accounts
  • Ongoing to annual fee arrangements
  • The role of licensees in compliance and supporting professionalism

Joanna Bird

Executive director, wealth management, ASIC

Chair

Hillary Ray

Partner, Cowell Clarke

1:15pm – 2:15pm

LUNCH

2:15pm – 3:00pm

COMPLAINTS, CODE MONITORING AND THE COMPLIANCE EDGE

Compliance will be the new competitive edge in a world where firms need to be faster and be more efficient in adhering to still yet undetermined standards expected by regulators and statutory bodies. Hear from experts involved in defining what role licensees will play as code monitoring bodies work closely with ASIC and individual registration of authorised representatives draws closer.

Samantha Clarke

Chief executive and co-founder, Advice Regtech

Dante De Gori

Chief executive, Financial Planning Association

3:00pm – 3:45pm

BRING YOUR THINKING INTO THE NEW WORLD

Successful technology solutions will be tailored to the needs of the client rather than around the needs of advisers or the priorities of the broader business ecosystem. Scaling advice in the “new world” will be defined by the client relationship.

Jacqui Henderson

Chief executive, Advice Intelligence

3:45pm – 4:15pm

AFTERNOON TEA

4:15pm – 4:45pm

MAKING MENTAL HEALTH A PRIORITY

The financial services industry and in particular the advice industry is in the middle of a crisis. Aaron Williams lays out the factors that have created to perfect storm for mental health issues he started consultancy Mindstar to address after losing a family member to suicide.

Aaron Williams

Chief executive and co-founder, Mindstar

4:45pm – 5:30pm

MENTAL HEALTH ACTION PLAN

Putting mental health and vitality into practice can help businesses engage and get the most out of their networks – a case story

5:30pm

CONFERENCE CLOSE

6:00pm – 7:00pm

FIRESIDE CHAT, Lilianfels

Contextualising the year that was with some historical context

  • From Future of Financial Advice to Hayne’s royal commission and everywhere between.

Bernie Ripoll

Former Australian Labor Party MP

7:00pm – 9:30pm

OFFICIAL CONFERENCE DINNER – DARLEYS RESTAURANT

Day 2 – Tuesday – June 4

8:50am – 9:00am

WELCOME

9:00am – 9:45am

EDUCATION: MOVING TO A POST 2024 WORLD

Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) CEO Stephen Glenfield talks through the new education framework, industry consultation and the new ethics component.

Stephen Glenfield

Chief executive, Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA)

9:45am – 10:30am

EDUCATION WORKSHOP – TOWARDS A SOLUTION

Successful advice businesses will retain and attract top advisers by creating a learning culture supporting the industry in its quest for professionalism.

  • Hear from some of the largest and most prominent licensees in the country about how they’re making education a priority.

Rod Edge

Head of advice education, capability and careers, AMP

Darren Whereat

General manager, advice, IOOF

Chair

Beau Riley

Head of licensees and partnerships, TAL

10:30am – 11:00am

MORNING TEA

11:00am – 11:45am

WHERE WE’RE HEADING – UNIQUE RESEARCH INSIGHTS

CoreData’s founder and managing director will present research drawing on both qualitative and quantitative findings to provide a unique insight into the intentions of advisers and the direction of licensees.

Andrew Inwood

Founder and principal, CoreData

11:45am – 12:30pm

THROUGH THE INVESTOR’S LENS – IN CONVERSATION WITH MARK CARNEGIE

How do different investors think about advice and wealth management and how have some of the events of the last year and a half impacted valuations in this segment? In Conversation with a private capital investor looking at financial services.

Mark Carnegie

Founding partner, M.H. Carnegie & Co

12:30pm – 1:00pm

LICENSEE LEADERSHIP FORUM: ACTIONING CHANGE

Moving forward with purpose – towards a representative body

Tim Steele

General manager, NAB Financial Planning, NAB Financial Planning and NAB Direct Advice

1:00pm – 2:00pm

LUNCH

2:00pm – 2:30pm

INVESTMENT OUTCOMES WITHOUT CONFLICTS

Creating an efficient solution for implementing investment recommendations has been a priority for many advice businesses, but to what extent does efficiency come at the cost of what’s best for the client?

  • The latest evolution of managed accounts
  • Where do APLs and model portfolios fit
  • Navigating potential conflicts of interest

Ian Knox

Co-founder & chairman, Paragem

2:30pm – 2:45pm

INVESTMENT OUTCOMES WITHOUT CONFLICTS – WORKSHOP

Guided table discussion raising the biggest issues confronting licensees when it comes to setting up business structures that are efficient but also satisfy the regulator’s high bar for client best interest duty.

2:45pm – 3:15pm

LICENSEE LEADERSHIP FORUM FOLLOW UP

Moving forward with purpose - takeaways from the pre-lunch session.

3:15pm

CONFERENCE CLOSE

Day 1 – Monday – June 3

8:30am – 10:20am

TRANSFER FROM SYDNEY TO THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Complimentary transfer service

10:20am – 10:50am

REGISTRATION

10:50am – 11:00am

WELCOME

11:00am – 11:45am

LICENSEES OF THE FUTURE

Licensee models are in transition. Hear from leaders of prominent licensees taking unique approaches to solving the issue of how to deliver compliant, high quality advice in the future. Participants will put all their cards on the table to discuss:

  • How to navigate the new revenue paradigm
  • What quality advice practice want: compliance versus value add
  • Making best interest duty a priority

Paul Barrett

Chief executive, AZ NGA

Neil Younger

Group chief executive and managing director, Fortnum Financial Group

11:45am – 12:30pm

LICENSEE CASE STUDY: REVENUE MODELS IN TRANSITION

Transitioning revenue models will be a priority for contemporary advice businesses.

  • An in depth case study delving into what works and where the pain points are from business leaders who have embarked on the process

Angus Benbow

chief executive, Centrepoint Alliance

12:30pm – 1:15pm

FROM THE REGULATOR

The guard rails have been lifted, clearly defining what’s legal and what’s not for advice businesses post Hayne’s royal commission. Hear from the regulator about where its focus will be in the year ahead and what its expectations are of licensees.

  • Insight into the investigation into grandfathered commissions
  • Focus on Managed Accounts
  • Ongoing to annual fee arrangements
  • The role of licensees in compliance and supporting professionalism

Joanna Bird

Executive director, wealth management, ASIC

Chair

Hillary Ray

Partner, Cowell Clarke

1:15pm – 2:15pm

LUNCH

2:15pm – 3:00pm

COMPLAINTS, CODE MONITORING AND THE COMPLIANCE EDGE

Compliance will be the new competitive edge in a world where firms need to be faster and be more efficient in adhering to still yet undetermined standards expected by regulators and statutory bodies. Hear from experts involved in defining what role licensees will play as code monitoring bodies work closely with ASIC and individual registration of authorised representatives draws closer.

Samantha Clarke

Chief executive and co-founder, Advice Regtech

Dante De Gori

Chief executive, Financial Planning Association

3:00pm – 3:45pm

BRING YOUR THINKING INTO THE NEW WORLD

Successful technology solutions will be tailored to the needs of the client rather than around the needs of advisers or the priorities of the broader business ecosystem. Scaling advice in the “new world” will be defined by the client relationship.

Jacqui Henderson

Chief executive, Advice Intelligence

3:45pm – 4:15pm

AFTERNOON TEA

4:15pm – 4:45pm

MAKING MENTAL HEALTH A PRIORITY

The financial services industry and in particular the advice industry is in the middle of a crisis. Aaron Williams lays out the factors that have created to perfect storm for mental health issues he started consultancy Mindstar to address after losing a family member to suicide.

Aaron Williams

Chief executive and co-founder, Mindstar

4:45pm – 5:30pm

MENTAL HEALTH ACTION PLAN

Putting mental health and vitality into practice can help businesses engage and get the most out of their networks – a case story

5:30pm

CONFERENCE CLOSE

6:00pm – 7:00pm

FIRESIDE CHAT, Lilianfels

Contextualising the year that was with some historical context

  • From Future of Financial Advice to Hayne’s royal commission and everywhere between.

Bernie Ripoll

Former Australian Labor Party MP

7:00pm – 9:30pm

OFFICIAL CONFERENCE DINNER – DARLEYS RESTAURANT

Day 2 – Tuesday – June 4

8:50am – 9:00am

WELCOME

9:00am – 9:45am

EDUCATION: MOVING TO A POST 2024 WORLD

Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) CEO Stephen Glenfield talks through the new education framework, industry consultation and the new ethics component.

Stephen Glenfield

Chief executive, Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA)

9:45am – 10:30am

EDUCATION WORKSHOP – TOWARDS A SOLUTION

Successful advice businesses will retain and attract top advisers by creating a learning culture supporting the industry in its quest for professionalism.

  • Hear from some of the largest and most prominent licensees in the country about how they’re making education a priority.

Rod Edge

Head of advice education, capability and careers, AMP

Darren Whereat

General manager, advice, IOOF

Chair

Beau Riley

Head of licensees and partnerships, TAL

10:30am – 11:00am

MORNING TEA

11:00am – 11:45am

WHERE WE’RE HEADING – UNIQUE RESEARCH INSIGHTS

CoreData’s founder and managing director will present research drawing on both qualitative and quantitative findings to provide a unique insight into the intentions of advisers and the direction of licensees.

Andrew Inwood

Founder and principal, CoreData

11:45am – 12:30pm

THROUGH THE INVESTOR’S LENS – IN CONVERSATION WITH MARK CARNEGIE

How do different investors think about advice and wealth management and how have some of the events of the last year and a half impacted valuations in this segment? In Conversation with a private capital investor looking at financial services.

Mark Carnegie

Founding partner, M.H. Carnegie & Co

12:30pm – 1:00pm

LICENSEE LEADERSHIP FORUM: ACTIONING CHANGE

Moving forward with purpose – towards a representative body

Tim Steele

General manager, NAB Financial Planning, NAB Financial Planning and NAB Direct Advice

1:00pm – 2:00pm

LUNCH

2:00pm – 2:30pm

INVESTMENT OUTCOMES WITHOUT CONFLICTS

Creating an efficient solution for implementing investment recommendations has been a priority for many advice businesses, but to what extent does efficiency come at the cost of what’s best for the client?

  • The latest evolution of managed accounts
  • Where do APLs and model portfolios fit
  • Navigating potential conflicts of interest

Ian Knox

Co-founder & chairman, Paragem

2:30pm – 2:45pm

INVESTMENT OUTCOMES WITHOUT CONFLICTS – WORKSHOP

Guided table discussion raising the biggest issues confronting licensees when it comes to setting up business structures that are efficient but also satisfy the regulator’s high bar for client best interest duty.

2:45pm – 3:15pm

LICENSEE LEADERSHIP FORUM FOLLOW UP

Moving forward with purpose - takeaways from the pre-lunch session.

3:15pm

CONFERENCE CLOSE