The 2019 WA Regional Congress educational program will run over two days, Thursday 28 and Friday 29 March, with a welcome reception being held on Wednesday 27 March.
Program and speakers are still in progress. Please list your topic suggestions when filling out your pre-registration form!
Delegates are able to obtain up to 18 CPD Points by attending the two day Congress.
The Presentation Notes will be available for attendees to download and view electronically. Hard copy notes will be available for those who have purchased a Deluxe Package, or for an additional fee of $55.
|Day 1 - Wednesday 27th March|
|Welcome to Country & Congress|
|10:30am - 2:00pm||Bus charter from 509 Murray Street to Pullman Bunker Bay, Perth (Optional - Additional Cost $35pp one way)|
|6:00pm - 6:45pm||Join us on the private beach of the Pullman Bunker Bay Resort for a special Welcome to Country, Fire Talk & Dance before sharing some local Indigenous specialties.||Private beach|
|6:45pm - 8:00pm||Moving on from the welcome, enjoy a drink, meet your fellow delegates and some indulge in some canapes all whilst overlooking the Ocean on the Terrace.||Terrace|
|Day 2 - Thursday 28th March|
|8:00am||Registration Desk Opens|
|8:30am - 9:00am||Welcome to Congress||Andrew Colrain FIPA|
|9:00am - 9:55am||Building Exceptional Customer Service||
|10:00am - 10:55am||Automation and Single Touch Payroll through IPA Books+||Will Gilbert
National Sales Manager, Reckon / IPA Books+
|10:55am - 11:15am||Morning Tea|
|11:15am - 12:10pm||Tax Head Winds||Tony Greco
General Manager, Technical Policy, Institute of Public Accountants
|12:10pm - 1:05pm||Will a Robot take my job? How to stay relevant||Michele Rawlins MIPA
Director, Connecting the Change
|1:05pm - 1:50pm||Lunch|
|1:50pm - 2:45pm||
My Client has issues with People and I'm supposed to know how to fix them!
Director, People Solutions, hranywhere by AB Phillips
|2:45pm - 3:40pm||Tax Strategies for Superannuation||
|3:40pm - 4:10pm||BeyondBlue Ambassador||Sean Allen
|4:10pm - 4:30pm||Afternoon Tea|
|4:30pm - 5:30pm||KEYNOTE PRESENTER||Danny Green
Four time World Champion Boxer, Olympian, Carpenter, TV Personality, Author, Bravery Award Recipient, Philanthropist and Small Business Entrepreneur and Owner
|5:30pm||Close of Day 1|
|6:00pm||Wine Tasting||Wine presentation and tasting from a local winery on the Ocean View Terrace.|
|6:30pm - 10:00pm||Gala Dinner||Three course meal on the Ocean View Terrace overlooking the pristine water of WA's South West Coast. Enjoy an evening of wonderful food, drinks, cabaret performance, live music, laughter and dancing.
Cabaret theme, bring your suits, hats, flapper dresses and pearls, or just come along and enjoy.
|Day 3 - Friday 29th March|
|8:30am - 8:45am||Welcome Back||Andrew Colrain FIPA|
|8:45am - 9:40am||Small Business Big Impact||David Eaton
WA Small Business Commissioner
|9:45am - 10:40am||The Changing Role of the Trusted Adviser – Insights from the Small Business White Paper||
Prof Andrew Conway FIPA
|10:40am - 11:00am||Morning Tea|
|11:00am - 11:55am||NFP Governance: What should keep you awake at night||
Prof David Gilchrist
|Best-practice Letters of Engagement for Accountants||
|12:00pm - 12:55pm||Levelling the playing field - The ATO's approach to Agent assurance and engagement||Tim Roach
|12:55pm - 1:40pm||Lunch|
|1:40pm - 2:30pm||Ethics Hypothetical Panel||Facilitated by: Vicki Stylianou, Institute of Public Accountants|
|2:30pm - 2:45pm||Sponsors' Prize Draws|
|2:45pm - 3:00pm||End of Formal Event - Closing Comments|
|3:15pm - 6:30pm||Bus charter from Pullman Bunker Bay to 509 Murray Street, Perth (Optional - Additional Cost $35pp one way)|
Friday Dinner Under the Stars (Optional - Additional Cost $90pp)
For those delegates staying on, we will be heading to Lot 80 Restaurant & Bar to enjoy a blend of Mediterranean and Australian wood fired food and local Margaret River wines. Transport included.
|Day 4 - Saturday 30th March (Optional)|
|10:00am - 5:00pm||Wine and Food Tour of Margaret River
A tour of Margaret River's iconic and boutique wineries as well as gourmet food discoveries on the way. Lunch provided.
|$99 (Optional - Additional Cost)|
|Day 5 - Sunday 31st March (Optional)|
|10:30am - 2:00pm||Bus charter from Pullman Bunker Bay to 509 Murray Street, Perth||(Optional - Additional Cost $35pp one way)