CPA Congress - Melbourne

Melbourne

Monday 13 – Friday 17 October
Crown Events & Conferences Melbourne
Palladium, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank

Monday 20 – Wednesday 29 October
Cliftons Melbourne
Level 1, 440 Collins Street, Melbourne

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Featured speakers

    • Augusto Lopez-Claros
    • International: Augusto Lopez-Claros
    • Director Global Indicators Group, Development Economics, World Bank Group (USA)
    • Andreas Weigend
    • International: Dr Andreas Weigend
    • Former Chief Scientist, Amazon and Founder, Social Data Lab (USA)
    • Shayne Elliot
    • Shayne Elliott
    • Chief Financial Officer, ANZ Banking Group
    • Gillon Mclachlan
    • Gillon McLachlan
    • Chief Executive Officer, Australian Football League
    • Christine Nixon
    • Christine Nixon APM
    • Chair, Monash College Pty Ltd, Chair, Good Shepherd Micro Finance
    • Sara Watts
    • Sara Watts FCPA
    • Vice-Principal (Operations), University of Sydney
    • Peter Harris
    • Peter Harris AO
    • Chairman, Productivity Commission
    • Annalie Killian
    • Annalie Killian
    • Founder, Curator & Executive Producer Amplify Festival, Director of Innovation & Social Business, AMP
    • Mark Ashby FCPA
    • Chief Financial Officer, Myer
    • Eileen Burnett
    • Eileen Burnett-Kant
    • Executive Global Head of Human Resources, Orica 
    • Michael Blythe
    • Chief Economist and Managing Director of Economics, Commonwealth Bank of Australia 
    • Rebecca McGrath
    • Non-Exectuive Director, OZ Minerals Ltd, Incitec Pivot Ltd, CSR Ltd and Goodman Group

Key topics

  • Innovators unleashing workplace creativity ● The real big data revolution ● Become the disruptive innovator ● Strengthen productivity performance ● Diversity and awareness in the workplace ● Build breadth and cultural agility into your career ● World class finance transformation ● Excelling in the digital economy ● Driving integration of information for stronger business insight ● Powerful influence and persuasion techniques ● Impact of emerging technologies on the future of work

Why you should attend in 2015

  • Exchange ideas with your peers across a range of industries to expand your knowledge base ● Build your business, leadership and technical skills at a wide variety of sessions ● Hear insights into the latest business and economic trends ● Learn from the successes and challenges of industry experts ● Receive online access to key sessions via Congress On Demand with a one day package or more

Program highlights

Business Luncheon 2:
AFL boss Gillon McLachlan – Leading a new era of the game

Gillon McLachlan, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Football League

New AFL boss Gillon McLachlan brings strong leadership and an innovative approach that will accelerate the game into a new era. This candid discussion will focus on addressing some of the mighty challenges he faces around growth, diversity, rules, competition, good governance and the integrity of the sport.

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Keynote 2:
Big data for big decisions

Dr Andreas Weigend, Former Chief Scientist, Amazon and Founder, Social Data Lab (USA)

Andreas Weigend is an expert in social and mobile technologies and new ways of
 collecting and using social data.

The session will cover: 

• the shift in mind-set from emphasis on the right answer to the right question
• how data contributes to decision-making with a focus on decisions and actions
• exploring the true value of data
 • the concept of embracing transparency and relinquishing control with a consumer led approach

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Keynote 4:
Global leadership conversation – Competitiveness, trade and the G20

Augusto Lopez-Claros, Director Global Indicators Group, Development Economics, World Bank Group (USA)

Augusto Lopez-Claros draws on an extensive career at the World Bank Group, World Economic Forum and the International Monetary Fund to share his insights on a range of issues, including the fiscal implications of the global financial crisis, the determinants of competitiveness, the outlook for trade liberalising measures and reforms to the financial sector and other priority areas of the G-20.

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Pricing and packages

All packages are inclusive of GST. Book before Monday 15 September and save.

  • Three-day package

    Member early bird $2305
    Member standard $2535
    Non-member early bird $2650
    Non-member standard $2915
    Group 3+ people* $2175

    Days one to three.
    *Per person from the same organisation.



  • One-day package

    Member early bird $905
    Member standard $995
    Non-member early bird $1040
    Non-member standard $1145
    Group 3+ people* $850

    Day one, two or three.
    *Per person from the same organisation.



  • Three session pass

    Standard $495
    Group 3+ people* $420

    *Per person from the same organisation

    Master class

    Half day $495
    Full day $975
    10 or more sessions $470
    per session
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