Welcome

Digital advances, rapid market fluctuations and demands for agile business practices are presenting CFOs with a mandate for change – and fresh opportunities to reinvigorate financial leadership.

As finance chiefs seek to fuel innovation through data-led insight, superior analysis and effective collaboration, they are facing new heights of accountability and shareholder expectation. Navigating this complex, dynamic business environment requires a well informed and forward thinking approach to decision making.

Held in the week following the 2017–2018 Federal Budget, the CFO Forum gathers Australia’s leading Chief Financial Officers for an influential discussion of the vision, leadership and strategy they need to succeed in the next financial year and beyond.

Why attend?

The annual CFO Forum is a prestigious event that congregates the most senior finance executives from all sectors of the national economy.

Delivered by CFOs, for CFOs, this event is your guide to the evolving priorities, challenges and opportunities shaping top-level financial decision making.

  • Gain insight into the leadership and innovation strategies steering the success of today’s CFOs
  • Be Inspired by the brightest finance minds from Australia’s biggest companies
  • Understand how to be at the forefront of corporate decision making
  • Learn how CFOs are building and leading high-performance teams
  • Engage with latest developments in the economy, financial management, technology and more
  • Network effectively with your finance peers at dedicated lunches, breaks and networking drinks

Gain Access

// 6+ Keynotes
// 2 Powerful days
// Executive learning agenda
// 30+ industry speakers
// 100+ executives
// 5 Star networking environment

Speakers


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John Goodwin
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Lego (UK)
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Debi Coleman
Former Chief Financial Officer
Apple (USA)
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Adam Campbell
Chief Financial Officer
Flight Centre Travel Group
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Stephen Rue
Chief Financial Officer
NBN Co
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Lorna Raine
Chief Financial Officer
George Weston Foods
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Andrew Townend
Chief Financial Officer
PepsiCo Australia & New Zealand
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Adam Watson
Chief Financial Officer
Transurban
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Wayne Stokes
Chief Financial Officer
Carnival Australia
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Damian McDermott
Finance Director
Danone
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Saul Eslake
Economist
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Ayten Saridas
Chairman & Host
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Sessions

  • Market Momentum: Navigating the Local & Global Landscape of Change
  • Finance on the Frontline: Resilient Leadership for Dynamic Times
  • Dynamic by Design: Energising & Optimising Business Strategy
  • Innovation Cultivation: Technology & Transition in Finance
  • People at the Core: Powering Effective Partnerships with Stakeholders
  • Smarter, Bigger, Better Data: Tapping Potential, Adding Value
  • Principled, Resilient, Sustainable: Fast-Tracking the Future of Financial Leadership

 

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Sponsorship

www.concur.com.au

Concur, imagines the way the world should work, offering cloud-based services that make it simple to manage travel and expenses. By connecting data, applications and people, Concur delivers an effortless experience and total transparency into spending wherever and whenever it happens, so businesses can focus on what matters most.

The CFO Forum is exclusively crafted for the most senior finance executives from across all sectors of the national economy. Delivered by the profession’s elite, this event offers a powerful business agenda within an effective executive networking environment.

Being a sponsor of the event actively works for you before, during and after the event, increasing your credibility in the minds of Australia’s senior corporate finance decision makers.

Enhance your market visibility, put your CEO on the programme and gain dedicated face-to-face time with an influential audience in a specialised closed event environment.

Tim Lockwood – Commercial Manager
Tel: 02 8004 3172
Email: timl@connectevents.com.au

Venue

PARKROYAL Darling Harbour,
150 Day St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia.

Click here to view full map

 

Packages Early Bird Price (ends 17 March) Standard Price (from 18 March)
Finance Professional: 1 Delegate $1995 Inc. GST $2495 Inc. GST
Finance Professional: 4 Delegates (Includes 1 Free) $5985 Inc. GST $7485 Inc. GST
Service Provider* (Limit – 1 delegate) $3995 Inc. GST $3995 Inc. GST

* This option is for service providers to finance professionals. Service providers may only have one representative at the event and must submit an online application for internal review.

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  • Terms & Conditions

    Delegate Package:

    Delegate Pass includes access to all sessions, refreshment breaks, networking lunches, networking drinks reception, and access to speaker presentations. Please note: not all speakers choose to provide presentation papers. One delegate ticket is entry for one person only, passes cannot be shared. Organiser’s reserve the right to deny entry to anyone not registered.

    Payment & Discounts:

    Payment of invoice is due within 7 days of registration. A 3% surcharge is payable for all credit card transactions. Only one promotional discount code can be applied per registrant. All prices quoted are inclusive of GST. Payment in full is required by the first day of the event. Please note: Registrations made within 7 days of the event can only be paid via credit card.

    Organiser’s Rights:

    Connect Events endeavours to ensure the conference programme and speaker line-up is correct at the time of the event. All advertised details are correct at time of publishing. Due to unforeseen circumstances Connect Events reserves the right to alter the programme prior to the event without notice. We also reserve the right to cancel or postpone this event when full refunds will be issued. Connect Events reserves the right to deny access to any individual that engages in or is alleged to engage in practices that are considered unprofessional and inappropriate for a business conference. We reserve the right to deny access to delegates that may affect the client / vendor ratio of attendance in favour of the interests of sponsors and commercial partners of the event. In registering for this event, delegates grant permission to Connect Events to take and to have full and free use of video/photographs containing their image/likeness for promotional use. Should a delegate not agree to the above image release, they must advise team@connectevents.com.au

    Photography and Video

    Connect Events may take photographs and/or video of the event you are attending and in doing so your image may be included in the photographs and videos reproduced and distributed by Connect Events in any medium to any part of the world.  By attending the event you irrevocably agree to submit your image for reproduction by Connect Events in distributing marketing material and/or video footage of the events.

    Cancellation Policy:
    A substitute delegate is welcome at any time provided the request is made in writing. A full refund less a $250 (GST Inclusive) processing fee is applicable on cancellation requests made in writing within 10 days of registration. No refunds are available for cancellations made more than 10 days after registration.

    Full payment is required within 7 days of registration – if payment is not received in this time and cancellation is requested more than 10 days after registration – payment is to be honoured.

    Privacy Disclosure:

    We take your privacy seriously. Information collected on this registration will be held in the strictest of confidence on a secure database. This information may be used in order to contact you regarding future events, product development and services offered. If you do not wish to be contacted please email privacy@connectevents.com.au To view our full privacy policy please visit: www.connectevents.com.au/privacy-policy

  • FAQ

    What’s included in my delegate pass? A Delegate Pass includes access to all sessions, refreshment breaks, networking lunches, networking drinks reception, and access to provided speaker presentations.

    Is there a group booking discount? Yes – when you book 3 delegates a 4th attends for free. The group booking discount will be calculated by reducing the individual cost of each pass by deducting the free pass from the total booking amount. If you have any questions about how group bookings work, please contact team@connectevents.com.au

    Can I transfer my pass? A delegate pass is entry for one person only, passes cannot be shared. A substitute delegate is welcome at any time prior to the event, provided the request is made in writing to team@connectevents.com.au

    How do I receive my delegate pass? Following the completion of your registration and payment, you will receive an email confirmation. We will contact you via email one week before the event to provide final information regarding your participation. Delegate badges and all event material will be provided upon arrival at the event – nothing will be sent in the post.

    What is a Service Provider? A service provider refers to an individual or organisation who supplies products and/or services to the primary audience of Finance Professionals. Service providers may only have one representative at the event. A delegate pass is entry for one person only, passes cannot be shared. All service providers who apply for a pass will be reviewed internally before a registration is completed.

    Is media registration available? No, this is a closed and confidential event. Media registrations are not available.

    Cancellation Policy A full refund less a $250 (GST Inclusive) processing fee is applicable on cancellation requests made in writing within 10 days of registration. No refunds are available for cancellations made more than 10 days after registration.

    Will there be a delegate list available? No, Connect Events does not provide delegate lists to attendees.