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Agenda

June 2018
AUSFOG Agenda

Thursday 7 June 2018 (Day 1)

Cygnet Room, Optus Stadium
Roger MacKay Drive, Burswood WA 6100

 Time

 Activity

 Speaker

10.15am-11.15am

Optional tour of Optus Stadium
($15 per person, payable on the day)

 

11.15am-12.00pm

Registration and Lunch

 

12.00-12.05pm

Delegates welcome


Brad Francis, Chief Financial Officer, Edith Cowan University (2018 AUSFOG Chair)
 

12.05-12.15pm

 Welcome to Country

Dr Noel Nannup, Elder-in-Residence, Kurongkurl Katitjin, Edith Cowan University

12.15-12.45pm

Welcome to delegates


Professor Steve Chapman, Vice-Chancellor, Edith Cowan University
 

12.45-1.25pm

Universities Australia update


Dr Siwei Goo, Senior Economist, Universities Australia
 

1.25-2.05pm

Impressions of a new CFO


Jonathan Cowper, Chief Financial Officer, University of Western Australia
 

2.05-2.35pm

University Procurement Hub (UPH) and Australian Universities Procurement Network (AUPN) update


Scott Jenkins, Director, Finance, Australian Catholic University
 

2.35-3.05pm

Accounting standards update and Income Standards work


Martin Olde, Accounting & Audit Technical Director, Nexia and David Wright, Director, Financial Control and Treasury, University of Sydney
 

3.05-3.30pm

Afternoon Tea

 

3.30-4.10pm

Optimising the course profitability mix – Cost plays a role


Bruce Bayley, Partner, SPP Consulting
 

4.10-4.50pm

Murdoch University – Strategic Plan and Future Horizon


Darren McKee, Chief Operating Officer, Murdoch University
 

4.50-4.55pm

Closing comments and dinner arrangements


Brad Francis, Chief Financial Officer, Edith Cowan University (2018 AUSFOG Chair)
 

5.00-5.20pm

Bus transfer from Optus Stadium to Crown Promenade Perth

 

Conference Dinner

Fraser's Kings Park

6.15-6.30pm

 Bus transfer from Crown Promenade Perth to Fraser's Restaurant, Kings Park, Perth

 

6.30-7.30pm

Pre-Dinner Drinks and Canapes

 

7.30-10.15pm

Conference Dinner
After dinner entertainment from students from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

 

10.15-10.30pm

Bus transfer to Crown Promenade Perth

 

Friday 8 June 2018 (Day 2)

Cygnet Room, Optus Stadium
Roger MacKay Drive, Burswood WA

 Time

 Activity

 Speaker

8.30-8.45am

Bus transfer to Optus Stadium

 

9.00-9.05am

 Opening Remarks


Brad Francis, Chief Financial Officer, Edith Cowan University (2018 AUSFOG Chair)
 

9.05-9.45am

CPA Australia and The Profession......the road ahead


Robert Thomason, Group Executive, Member Engagement and Education, CPA Australia
 

9.45-10.25am

Australia's economic outlook as China continues to march forward


Daniel Hynes, Senior Commodity Economist, ANZ Research
 

10.25-11.05am

Domestic and International tax update


Steve Allan and Stephen O’Flynn - Partners, ShineWing
 

11.05-11.30am

Morning Tea

11.30-11.45am

Update on Tech One ERP development roadmap


Travis Walker, Vice President (Finance), Southern Cross University
 

11.45am-12.15pm

Robotic Process Automation at Griffith University


Howard Ward, Deputy CFO and Financial Controller, Griffith University
 

12.15-12.55pm

Watts up? Electricity pricing and sourcing


Gilles Walgenwitz, General Manager, Energy and Carbon Markets, Energetics
 

12.55-1.35pm

 Lunch

1.35-2.15pm

Mission Possible: Looking after the Bean Counters


Professor Moira Sim, Executive Dean, School of Medical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University
 

2.15-2.55pm

Robotics - Implementation and governance at ECU


Harpreet Khalsa, Manager, Enterprise Analytics & Performance Improvement, Edith Cowan University and Alan Marshall, Partner, Performance National Analytics Leader, Deloitte Consultant
 

2.55-3.35pm

Sustainable revenue growth - Artifical Intelligence driving 'Through-the-Line' targeting


Raphael James, Partner, Solution 49x, Management Consulting, KPMG
 

3.35-3.40pm

Closing remarks


Brad Francis, Chief Financial Officer, Edith Cowan University (2018 AUSFOG Chair)