Program

Day 1 - Thursday 12 March 2020
8:00am - 8:30am Registrations Open
8:30am - 9:15am Welcome from MC, President and Welcome to Country
9:15am - 10:10am

Plenary 1

Prof Andrew Conway FIPA FFA
CEO Update

10:10am - 11:05am

Presentation 2 - Concurrent Sessions

Session 2A

Simone Hildebrand, Debt Cutters
Clients in Financial Difficulty? What we can do to help.

Session 2B

Chris Craggs MIPA, Argurion Finance group
Structuring clients effectively! How to get superior results using Companies, Trusts and Super.

11:05am - 11:30am Morning Tea
11:30am - 12:25pm

Plenary 3

Tim Roach FIPA, Edith Cowan University
The Future of the Tax Profession

12:25pm - 12:55pm

Plenary 4

Will Gilbert, National Sales Manager
Future proof your practice – staying competitive with IPA Books+

12:55pm - 1:45pm Lunch
1:45pm - 2:40pm

Plenary 5

Mervyn Kitay, Worrells
Assisting your Clients in Buying a Distressed Business
Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask!

2:45pm - 3:40pm Presentation 6 - Concurrent Sessions

Session 6A

Sonya Sinclair, Eco Risk & Consulting
Financial reporting changes impacting NFP's and recent fraud case

Session 6B

Judy White, BDO
Travel Expenses: New ATO ruling on tax deductibility of transport

3:40pm - 4:00pm Afternoon Tea 
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Plenary 7

Keynote presentation
AFL Coach - Michelle Cowan

5:00pm - 5:10pm Close
5:15pm - 6:15pm Kick to Kick with Elliott Yeo from the West Coast Eagles Stadium Tour
6:15pm - 8:00pm Drinks in the Dugout
 
Day 2 - Friday 13 March 2020
9:00am - 9:15am Welcome Back
9:15am - 10:10am

Plenary 8

Dr Shaun Ridley, AIM WA
One Small Step...for Leaders

10:15am - 11:10am

Presentation 9 - Concurrent Sessions

Session 9A

Colin Atkinson, CA Management
Wage Theft - Could you be guilty?

Session 9B

Phil Kemp, Business Foundations
The evidence of management advice assisting the growth of SMEs

11:10am - 11:40am Morning Tea 
11:40am - 12:35pm

Plenary 10

Jamie Beresford, Practice Protect
Real life stories from the frontline of cyber crime

12:40pm - 1:35pm

Plenary 11

Karen Payne, Inspector General Taxation
Update from the Inspector General of Taxation and Taxation Ombudsman

1:35pm - 2:25pm Lunch
2:25pm - 3:20pm

Plenary 12

Damian Collins, Momentum Wealth and REIWA
WA property market outlook – "which areas are set to benefit most from the resource and infrastructure spending”

3:20pm - 3:40pm Afternoon Tea
3:40pm - 4:45pm

Presentation 13

Oxford Style Debate with Vicki Stylianou, Tim Roach, Sonya Sinclair and Chris Craggs
The Great Ethical Debate - Ethics can be Taught

4:45pm - 5:00pm

Close

5:00pm - 6:00pm Stadium Tour or Free Time
6:00pm - 6:30pm Pre-Dinner Drinks 
6:30pm - 9:30pm Gala Dinner in the Victory Lounge