Conference 2020

FSF 2020 CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

26 Novemver 2020, The Cordis, Auckland

The Recovery Conference is an experience tailored especially for the financial services sector to inspire, educate, and reconnect.







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8.15AM Registrations open
8.45AM Conference Opening

Rawdon Christie, MC; Lyn McMorran, Financial Services Federation Executive Director; Angus Luffman, Managing Director Equifax NZ
9aM

Government Official Address - Watch this space


9.20AM
Morning Keynote - David Farrar, KiwiBlog Editor


David Farrar is an influential political and media commentator who isn't afraid to ruffle a few feathers. To set the scene for the day, David will share his musings on the current political and economic climate in the wake of COVID-19, and the outcome of the Election.

10.05AM NETWORKING & MORNING TEA ( 25 MINUTES )
10.30AM

Government Official Address - Watch this space


10.50AM Outlook for the Financial Services Sector (Economic Lens)

KPMG's Head of Banking and Finance, John Kensington, is a key voice in New Zealand's financial services sector and lead's KPMG's quarterly Financial Institution Performance Surveys. John will provide a snapshot of what their data says the sector has really been going through, and what organisations need to consider going forward.
11.15am International Insight

International FSF equivalents will share with us via screen learnings from their member's COVID-19 experiences abroad and what the outlook looks like for their their own sectors and economies' recovery. Includes Diane Tate, CEO of the Australian Finance Industry Association (AFIA) and Richard Bostock from the UK's Finance and Leasing Association (FLA).
12pM
Regulatory Update

Three legal FSF affiliate members will provide commentary on crucial pieces of regulatory compliance that affect the sector with Q&A.

12.45pM NETWORKING & LUNCH ( 50 MINUTES )

1.30pM
The Great Debate

Attendees will witness the premiere of the "FSF Great Debate", where sector movers and shakers will challenge your thinking as they go head to head to prove their team's case (team sides chosen at random by FSF) with the Moot "2021 presents more promise than threat for financial services". On the Affirmative Team we have Angus Luffman, Managing Director at Equifax NZ; Susan Taylor, CEO of FSCL; and Katrina Shanks, Chief Executive at Financial Advice NZ. The Negative Team is Ross Pennington, Partner (Finance) at Chapman Tripp; Retirement Commissioner Jane Wrightson; and Joe Bond, Manager Financial Services at Honda NZ.

2.25pM
Innovation in Uncertainty - Carmen Vicelich, Global CEO of Valocity

We want all want our organisations to grow and innovate - but should our plans be on hold? Carmen Vicelich, an award-winning leader in Kiwi innovation will discuss navigating investment in innovation and new technology in times of uncertainty. With a fireside chat facilitated by FinTech NZ GM James Brown.
3.05pM NETWORKING & AFTERNOON TEA ( 20 MINUTES )

3.25pM Lockdown Learnings - industry panel discussion

Sector peers discuss what they have learned this year: about their company, their staff, their customers, and also themselves. Is there anything they would have done differently, and will they be making any permanent changes as a result?

Chair: Mark Mountcastle, CEO, Avanti Finance

Chris Lamers, CEO, FlexiGroup NZ

Michelle Herlihy, Country Leader New Zealand, Custom Fleet

Todd Hunter, Group CEO, Turners Automotive Group



4.15PM
Keynote: Lance Burdett

Lance Burdett is a former national advisor for the NZ Police's negotiation team, has qualified as a crisis negotiator for the FBI, and run numerous high-risk negotiations including the Napier Siege and and Paramore prison hostage situation. Lance will share what he has learned during these high-stress situations of crisis management, and the tools he has needed to develop regarding work/life balance, burnout and stress management, resilience, leadership, and reducing worry in your life. Things we could all do with coming out of a pandemic, with a lot of uncertainty remaining. We will be treated to hearing some of Lance's trove of work stories.


5PM Conference Wrap-Up
5PM-6.30pM COCKTAIL FUNCTION


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