Overview – Monday – June 3

8:30am – 10:30am

Transfer from Sydney Airport to the Blue Mountains

On arrival, please meet the driver at the Qantas domestic terminal (T3), which is on the ground level at Hudson’s Cafe.

If you are arriving at the Virgin or Jetstar terminal, please walk across to the Qantas terminal.

On the day contact:

Emma Brodie
+61 435 023 004

10:30am – 10:45am

REGISTRATION

10:45am – 10:55am

WELCOME

10:55am – 11:00am

THE LICENSEE LANDSCAPE: SETTING THE SCENE

 

Marcus Wallace

Intermediary sales manager, platforms, dealer groups and brokers, Vanguard Investments

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

Todd Clifford

Head of advice, Viridian Advisory

Rob Jones

Managing director, Peloton Partners

Neil Younger

Group chief executive and managing director, Fortnum Financial Group

Chair

Paul Barrett

Chief executive, AZ NGA

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

Chair

Matthew Smith

Head of retail content, Conexus Financial

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.

Rhett Das

Managing director, Integrity Compliance

Dante De Gori

Chief executive, Financial Planning Association of Australia

June Smith

Lead ombudsman, investments and advice, Australian Financial Complaints Authority’

Chair

Samantha Clarke

Chief executive and co-founder, Advice Regtech

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.

Sarah Abood

Chief executive, Profile Financial Services

Emma Heath

Founder, Words by Nuance

Katherine Hunt

Program advisor and lecturer, Griffith University

Chair

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 explores the factors that have created a perfect storm that has increased stress, anxiety and mental health issues within the industry, and shows how Mindstar is addressing these new challenges.

Aaron Williams

Chief executive and co-founder, Mindstar

4:45pm – 5:15pm

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

Michael Downey

General manager advice partnerships, NAB

Anthea Hickey

Director, Hipotential

Aaron Williams

Chief executive and co-founder, Mindstar

Chair

Maria Falas

Head of mental health and wellness, OnePath

5:15pm

CONFERENCE CLOSE

A transfer will be provided from The Hydro Majestic to Lilianfels Resort and Spa.

6:15pm – 7:00pm

Fireside chat with Bernie Ripoll

Please note, this session will take place at Lilianfels Resort and Spa, 5/19 Lilianfels Avenue, Katoomba.

Bernie Ripoll

Former Australian Labor Party MP

Chair

Colin Tate

Chief executive, Conexus Financial

7:00pm – 9:30pm

OFFICIAL CONFERENCE DINNER

Darley’s Restaurant

5/19 Lilianfels Avenue, Katoomba NSW 2780

www.darleysrestaurant.com.au

With views across the historic formal English gardens and the escarpment of Jamison Valley in the background, Darley’s Restaurant is Lilianfels Resort and Spa signature fine dining Blue Mountains restaurant, renowned for its fresh, local produce, fine wines and innovative cuisine.

The main dining room of Darley’s restaurant features magnificent décor with newly revived old world charm accentuated by a spectacular setting and unrivalled destination: The World Heritage Listed Blue Mountains.

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)

Chair

Dante De Gori

Chief executive, Financial Planning Association of Australia

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

Marcus O’Sullivan

Managing director, Affinia Financial Advisers

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

12:00pm – 12:40pm

LICENSEE LEADERSHIP FORUM: ACTIONING CHANGE

Moving forward with purpose

  • Why was the Licensee Leadership forum set up?
  • What has the group achieved?
  • How will the group evolve – what’s next?

Nathan Jacobsen

Managing director, Paragem Moderator

Tim Steele

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

12:40pm – 1:40pm

LUNCH

1:40pm – 2:10pm

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

Chair

Colin Tate

Chief executive, Conexus Financial

2:10pm – 2:40pm

INVESTMENT IMPLEMENTATION: STRUCTURING OUTCOMES FOR THE NEW WORLD

Business models will need to morph to meet new expectations of regulators and the community at-large. This session will raise the possibility that many of the structures prevalent in the advice industry today still have further to evolve to deliver investment outcomes for where the new world is heading.

  • Where we are now - the Hayne royal commission has stopped short of recommending vertical integration be dismantled, but its message to policy makers and regulators is clear on product and investment advice
  • Where will the gaze of a newly invigorated securities regulator shift now the big four have walked away from owning advice networks?
  • Four business structures prevalent within the advice industry designed to deliver investment outcomes will be outlined to set up case study and table discussion for what’s possible in the new world.

Ian Knox

Non-executive director, Lonsec Holdings

Chair

Stuart Dunn

Director of national sales, Blackrock

2:40pm – 3:15pm

INVESTMENT IMPLEMENTATION - TABLE DISCUSSIONS AND CASE STUDY

Experts in advice business structures, investment product delivery and research pull apart ideas from the delegation following a structured 20 minute table discussion

Ian Knox

Non-executive director, Lonsec Holdings

Graham Rich

Managing director, Portfolio Construction Forum

Chair

Stuart Dunn

Director of national sales, Blackrock

3:15pm

CONFERENCE CLOSE

3:15pm

Transfer to Sydney Airport

The transfer will depart promptly at 3.15pm. We ask that you please be prompt for this transfer in order to ensure all delegates make their flights on time.

Please note, you will be required to check out of Lilianfels on Wednesday morning and take your luggage with you to The Hydro Majestic for conference sessions, where luggage will be stored.

Day 1 – Monday – June 3

8:30am – 10:30am

Transfer from Sydney Airport to the Blue Mountains

On arrival, please meet the driver at the Qantas domestic terminal (T3), which is on the ground level at Hudson’s Cafe.

If you are arriving at the Virgin or Jetstar terminal, please walk across to the Qantas terminal.

On the day contact:

Emma Brodie
+61 435 023 004

10:30am – 10:45am

REGISTRATION

10:45am – 10:55am

WELCOME

10:55am – 11:00am

THE LICENSEE LANDSCAPE: SETTING THE SCENE

 

Marcus Wallace

Intermediary sales manager, platforms, dealer groups and brokers, Vanguard Investments

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

Todd Clifford

Head of advice, Viridian Advisory

Rob Jones

Managing director, Peloton Partners

Neil Younger

Group chief executive and managing director, Fortnum Financial Group

Chair

Paul Barrett

Chief executive, AZ NGA

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

Chair

Matthew Smith

Head of retail content, Conexus Financial

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.

Rhett Das

Managing director, Integrity Compliance

Dante De Gori

Chief executive, Financial Planning Association of Australia

June Smith

Lead ombudsman, investments and advice, Australian Financial Complaints Authority’

Chair

Samantha Clarke

Chief executive and co-founder, Advice Regtech

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.

Sarah Abood

Chief executive, Profile Financial Services

Emma Heath

Founder, Words by Nuance

Katherine Hunt

Program advisor and lecturer, Griffith University

Chair

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 explores the factors that have created a perfect storm that has increased stress, anxiety and mental health issues within the industry, and shows how Mindstar is addressing these new challenges.

Aaron Williams

Chief executive and co-founder, Mindstar

4:45pm – 5:15pm

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

Michael Downey

General manager advice partnerships, NAB

Anthea Hickey

Director, Hipotential

Aaron Williams

Chief executive and co-founder, Mindstar

Chair

Maria Falas

Head of mental health and wellness, OnePath

5:15pm

CONFERENCE CLOSE

A transfer will be provided from The Hydro Majestic to Lilianfels Resort and Spa.

6:15pm – 7:00pm

Fireside chat with Bernie Ripoll

Please note, this session will take place at Lilianfels Resort and Spa, 5/19 Lilianfels Avenue, Katoomba.

Bernie Ripoll

Former Australian Labor Party MP

Chair

Colin Tate

Chief executive, Conexus Financial

7:00pm – 9:30pm

OFFICIAL CONFERENCE DINNER

Darley’s Restaurant

5/19 Lilianfels Avenue, Katoomba NSW 2780

www.darleysrestaurant.com.au

With views across the historic formal English gardens and the escarpment of Jamison Valley in the background, Darley’s Restaurant is Lilianfels Resort and Spa signature fine dining Blue Mountains restaurant, renowned for its fresh, local produce, fine wines and innovative cuisine.

The main dining room of Darley’s restaurant features magnificent décor with newly revived old world charm accentuated by a spectacular setting and unrivalled destination: The World Heritage Listed Blue Mountains.

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)

Chair

Dante De Gori

Chief executive, Financial Planning Association of Australia

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

Marcus O’Sullivan

Managing director, Affinia Financial Advisers

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

12:00pm – 12:40pm

LICENSEE LEADERSHIP FORUM: ACTIONING CHANGE

Moving forward with purpose

  • Why was the Licensee Leadership forum set up?
  • What has the group achieved?
  • How will the group evolve – what’s next?

Nathan Jacobsen

Managing director, Paragem Moderator

Tim Steele

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

12:40pm – 1:40pm

LUNCH

1:40pm – 2:10pm

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

Chair

Colin Tate

Chief executive, Conexus Financial

2:10pm – 2:40pm

INVESTMENT IMPLEMENTATION: STRUCTURING OUTCOMES FOR THE NEW WORLD

Business models will need to morph to meet new expectations of regulators and the community at-large. This session will raise the possibility that many of the structures prevalent in the advice industry today still have further to evolve to deliver investment outcomes for where the new world is heading.

  • Where we are now - the Hayne royal commission has stopped short of recommending vertical integration be dismantled, but its message to policy makers and regulators is clear on product and investment advice
  • Where will the gaze of a newly invigorated securities regulator shift now the big four have walked away from owning advice networks?
  • Four business structures prevalent within the advice industry designed to deliver investment outcomes will be outlined to set up case study and table discussion for what’s possible in the new world.

Ian Knox

Non-executive director, Lonsec Holdings

Chair

Stuart Dunn

Director of national sales, Blackrock

2:40pm – 3:15pm

INVESTMENT IMPLEMENTATION - TABLE DISCUSSIONS AND CASE STUDY

Experts in advice business structures, investment product delivery and research pull apart ideas from the delegation following a structured 20 minute table discussion

Ian Knox

Non-executive director, Lonsec Holdings

Graham Rich

Managing director, Portfolio Construction Forum

Chair

Stuart Dunn

Director of national sales, Blackrock

3:15pm

CONFERENCE CLOSE

3:15pm

Transfer to Sydney Airport

The transfer will depart promptly at 3.15pm. We ask that you please be prompt for this transfer in order to ensure all delegates make their flights on time.

Please note, you will be required to check out of Lilianfels on Wednesday morning and take your luggage with you to The Hydro Majestic for conference sessions, where luggage will be stored.