Program

Day 1 - Thursday 7 March 2019
8:30am - 9:05am

Welcome to Country and Welcome to Parramatta
City of Parramatta Lord Mayor Andrew Wilson

Welcome and IPA Update
Andrew Conway FIPA FFA, CEO, Institute of Public Accountants

9:05am - 9:50am

Key Note Address
Robyn Hobbs OAM, NSW Small Business Commissioner

9:50am - 10:30am

Economic Update
Josephine Horton, Senior Economist, St George Bank

10:30am - 11:00am Morning Tea
11:00am - 11:50am

Beyond Automation - utilising technology to drive practice growth
Sam Allert, CEO, Reckon Australia and New Zealand

My Client has Issues with People and I’m supposed to know how to fix them!
Martin Nally, Director People Solutions, AB Philips

11:50am - 12:40pm

Ferraris, Mansions and Golf Courses – the CGT concessions for the not so small business owner
Andrew Henshaw, Director and John Storey, Managing Director, Velocity Legal

Phoenix Activity
Graeme Beattie and Aaron Lucan, Partners, Worrells

12:40pm - 1:40pm

Lunch

1:40pm - 2:30pm

Tax Head Winds Coming Practitioner’s Way - what you need to be aware of
Tony Greco, General Manager Technical Policy, Advocacy & Technical, Institute of Public Accountants

2:30pm - 3:20pm

Company Tax Rate and Franking - What Year? What Rate? What is passive income, what's not passive income. Trusts distributing to corporate beneficiaries
Jo-anne Hotson, Director, TaxBytes Pty Ltd

3:20pm - 4:00pm Afternoon Tea
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Networking Session

Networking xCellence Workshop - build your business through networking and referral marketing
Matt Alderton, Founder and CEO, Alderton Enterprises

5:00pm - 6:00pm Networking drinks and canapes
 Day 2 - Friday 8 March 2019
7:30am - 9:30am

International Women’s Day Breakfast Panel
Kathryn Dixon – National Relationship Manager, Shadforth
Natasha Janssens AIPA AFA – Founder Women with Cents and Managing Director, Sova Financial
Shirley Schaefer – Partner, Superannuation, BDO Australia
Vicki Stylianou – Executive General Manager Advocacy & Technical, Institute of Public Accountants

Facilitated by Andrew Conway FIPA FFA, CEO, Institute of Public Accountants

9:30am - 10:00am Morning Tea  
10:00am - 10:50am

SMSF Hot Topics – what can go wrong
Shirley Schaefer Partner, Superannuation, BDO Australia

The Regulatory Landscape and What you Need to Know
Vicki Stylianou, Executive General Manager Advocacy & Technical, Institute of Public Accountants

10:50am - 11:40am The Era of Cyber Crime
Wayne Tufek, Director, CyberRisk

Understanding Long Service Leave in NSW
Deborah Shea, Workplace Advisor for Industrial Relations, NSW Treasury

11:40am - 12:30pm

Bitcoin, Blockchain and Crypto Assets
Chris Baker, Co-founder, BlockSmart Capital

Falling out - helping your clients handle their disputes
Alex Bell, Partner, Grant Thornton

12:30pm - 1:20pm Lunch
1:20pm - 2:10pm

Still Tax Raging...
Peter Adams, Founder and ManagerDirector, Augmentor

2:10pm - 3:00pm

Top Tips for Making the Most of IPA Symposium 2019
Peter Knight, Co-Founder, Knight Partners

3:00pm Close

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