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Tech Innovation for Finance 2019 - Australia

The rapid pace of technological change is disrupting traditional business models, as we know it.

The impact on the finance function is profound, as finance is expected to deliver increased efficiencies, better value, growth opportunities and meet the increasing demands of customers. In reaction to the changing landscape, a new breed of CFOs is emerging - those who operate as a strategic link to finance, technology and innovation. Tech Innovation for Finance Conference is designed for CFOs, finance directors and leaders, equipping attendees with strategies to innovate and stay ahead of the disruptive technological forces in business.

Explore in depth, the new digital business models, cutting-edge technologies, and role of innovation within finance and business.
Access valuable insights that will empower you to be the change leader in your finance function and organisation. Key reasons to attend:

  • The potential untapped opportunities arising from innovating in new technologies, including cognitive Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robots, Smart and connected devices
  • How successful organisations and finance teams digitally transform to embrace innovation and technology-driven projects
  • Talk to the experts – A panel session of CFOs and CIOs on challenges that technological disruption poses around cybersecurity and risk in the future
  • How technologies can transform the supply chain and achieve strategic business outcomes.

Can’t attend the event in person? Register for the live webinar to join the conversation.

8:00 – 8:45am   Registration
8:45 – 8.50am   Welcome and opening remarks
8:50 – 9:40am   S1: The CFO landscape - where are you on your digital journey?
9:40 – 10:30am S2: Insights into optimising finance through Robotic Process Automation
10:30 – 10:50am Morning Tea
10:50 – 11:40am S3: A CFO’s guide to managing cyber risks and building cyber resilience
11:40 - 12:30pm S4:  Lessons for the CFO on innovative culture, strategy and stewardship
12:30 – 1.15pm Lunch
1:15-2:05pm S5: Supply chain innovation - loT, blockchain and emerging tech to enhance business outcomes
2:05 – 2:55pm S6: Digital transformation playbook for CFOs in Industry 4.0
2:55 – 3:15pm Afternoon tea
3:15 - 4:05pm S7: Data & Tech Revolution – analytics, AI and cloud in action – Panel Session
4:05 – 4:55pm S8: A ‘Risk Lens’ approach to the exponential technologies disrupting finance
4:55 – 5:00pm Closing remarks
5:00 - 6.00pm Networking Function

Steve Lennon CA, Digital Partner, Cognizant ANZ
Jeff Mitchell CA, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, AMP NZ
Steven Morris, Head of Accounting Services, Group Finance, Australia Post
Ian Yip, Chief Technology Officer McAfee
Jason Bender, Head of Innovation, Deloitte
Richard Schutte, Co-Founder of Co:Lab4
Cindy Lenferna de la Motte, Technology Entrepreneur, Future of Work Strategist
Jeff Mitchell CA, Chief Financial Officer, AMP NZ
Geraldine Magarey FCA, Leader, Policy & Thought Leadership, Chartered Accountants ANZ
Anu Kukar CA, Director Risk Innovation, Emerging Technologies, Capability & Supplier Management, KPMG
Chris Quirk, CFO, High Earth Optics
Dr Suresh Sood, Regional Director Australia and New Zealand, Fanplayr
Shane Swift, Associate Director, technology Advisory, BDO
Adem Turgut, Chief Operating Officer, SolveXia
Camille Woods CA, Director, Monday Mind
Ram Veeramony, Senior Manager, Accenture
Ian Yip, Chief Technology Officer, Asia Pacific, McAfee
Parkroyal Darling Harbour
150 Day Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000


Topic: Business Mindset

Sub-Topic: Information & Communication Technology

Format: Conference

Proficiency Level: Intermediate, Advanced

CPD: 7 hours