Conference & Awards 2019

FSF CONFERENCE 2019 PROGRAMME

Setting tomorrow's standards starts today...

Setting Tomorrow's Standards an experience tailored especially for the financial services sector to, inspire, educate, and connect.

WEDNESDAY 16 OCTOBER 2019
THE GRAND MILLENNIUM AUCKLAND

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8.30AM Registrations open - Doors close 9am
9AM Conference Opening
Rawdon Christie, MC, and Lyn McMorran, Financial Services Federation Executive Director.
9.15aM
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister
An exclusive update from the Minister regarding the Commerce and Consumer Affairs portfolio, including progress of the Credit Contracts Legislation Bill and a Q&A.


9.35AM Setting the Scene: Oliver Hartwich, New Zealand Initiative Executive Director
One of New Zealand's leading political and economic commentators, Oliver will provide an insightful breakdown of the current political and economic climate, locally and globally, one-year-out from NZ's Election 2020.
10.25AM
Morning Tea
10.45AM Panel Discussion: Not just buzz words: ethics, conduct and culture
Local and international business leaders unpick this shift in focus, and why all businesses must take notice, featuring:
- Helen Gordon, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Finance Industry Association
- Kirsten Patterson, Chief Executive, Institute of Directors
- Jane Arnott, from the London-based Institute of Business Ethics
11.50AM But how is it measured?
Knowing your organisation has good conduct and culture is one thing - but being able to show it has is another. KPMG Senior Manager Conduct and Regulation, Kate Stewart, opens the toolbox for measuring the once-considered unmeasurable.
12.30pM
Lunch
1.15pM Julie Raine - Truly Understanding Diversity
Civil Engineer and qualified life coach Julie Raine has spent over 30 years in the international engineering sector, but on her first day of work at age 17, Julie had no idea of the challenges she would face as a young woman in the industry. The Women of Influence Finalist has since helped countless professionals and companies in resilience, leadership, and truly understanding and benefiting from workplace diversity.
2.10pM CCCFA Review - Legal Eagles on the Changes Ahead
FSF affiliate member companies discuss what lies ahead for the industry with the Credit Contracts Legislation Bill, and what they see as having the biggest impact. With a Q&A to follow.
3pM Afternoon Tea
3.20pM Watch this space!
4pM Sam Johnson, Founder of the Student Volunteer Army
2012's Young New Zealander of the Year, Sam Johnson founded the Student Volunteer Army after the Christchurch earthquakes and is now a member of Westpac Bank Sustainability Panel. The young leader is known for his unwavering dedication to building projects that bring positive social change though teamwork, resilience, and overcoming conflict. Sam is keen to share how his "Dream it. Plan it. Do it!" can be applied to the financial services industry.
4.50PM Conference Wrap-Up
5.45pM Avanti Cocktail Hour
7.20PM Gala Dinner and "Crediting Excellence" Awards



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