UNLOCK EXCEL

Powered for accounting and finance

SYDNEY

Monday 8 – Tuesday 9 May

Over two days, six of the world’s best Excel experts – recognised by Microsoft as their coveted ‘MVPs’ or ‘Most Valuable Professionals’ – will show you how to really up your Excel game.

Discover fresh and exciting ways to unlock the full potential of your data


Question

Pose your most challenging problems to Microsoft’s Excel developers and experts


Chart

Find out how to visualise and present data so that it tells a clear story

Learning Objective

Learn to create flexible financial models that enable rapid scenario analysis and sound decision making

Laptop

Effectively manage and analyse large quantities of data from multiple data sources

MEET THE EXPERTS

Microsoft’s Excel MVPs are the people Excel users across the world turn to when they have curly questions. This is your opportunity to pose your own questions. With a wide variety of specialisations, the MVPs are well-equipped to give you the answers you need.

Liam Bastick

Dr Liam Bastick MVP (Australia)

An experienced modeller, Liam headed several modelling teams worldwide before establishing boutique consulting firm SumProduct in Australia.
Roger Govier MVP

Roger Govier MVP (United Kingdom)

Roger founded his consultancy in 1996 which specialises in Excel and VBA to provide automated solutions for clients. He has held MVP status since 2007.
Ingeborg Hawighorst MVP

Ingeborg Hawighorst MVP (New Zealand)

With a focus on collaboration, data analysis, and data visualisation, Ingeborg is active online (alias “teylyn”) and has received the MVP award every year since 2012.
Jon Peltier

Jon Peltier MVP (United States)

As a full-time Excel developer, Jon specialises in combining Excel’s worksheet functionality and charting capabilities with its powerful VBA programming environment.
Ken Puls FCPA FCMA MVP

Ken Puls MVP (Canada)

Ken is a Chartered Professional Accountant, blogger, author and trainer with more than 20 years of business and financial modelling experience.
Mynda Treacy MVP

Mynda Treacy MVP (Australia)

An MVP since 2013, Mynda helps users get more out of Excel through her website and blog, and runs online courses in Dashboards, Power Query, Power Pivot and Power BI.

Pricing and packages

 

Early Bird

TWO DAY PACKAGE

19 CPD HOURS

Member $1460
Non member $1720


ONE DAY PACKAGE

9.5 CPD HOURS

Member $910
Non member $1070

Ends Monday 27 March

Standard

TWO DAY PACKAGE

19 CPD HOURS

Member $1720
Non member $2025


ONE DAY PACKAGE

9.5 CPD HOURS

Member $1070
Non member $1260

Group 3+ people

TWO DAY PACKAGE

19 CPD HOURS

$1460 per person


ONE DAY PACKAGE

9.5 CPD HOURS

$910 per person

Group of three or more people from the same organisation

Two day package
Six keynotes, nine concurrent sessions, two networking lunches, catered networking breaks, and access to presenter papers via the CPA Australia Events app or online.

One day package
Three keynotes, four or five concurrent sessions, networking lunch, catered networking breaks, and access to presenter papers via the CPA Australia Events app or online.

Location

Rydges World Square, 389 Pitt Street, Sydney

Event details

Confirmation of registration
Upon registration for the Unlock Excel conference you will be issued with your confirmation email and tax invoice. Please check this information. If there are any discrepancies that require amendment, or you have not received your confirmation email within five working days prior to the event, call CPA Australia on 1300 857 705.

Cancellations and registration transfers
Registrants can cancel or transfer to another activity by advising CPA Australia at least five working days prior to the conference to ensure a revised confirmation letter can be emailed to you. To change your registration or to cancel an activity email ma.events@cpaaustralia.com.au. Once the conference has commenced, any changes will need to be made at the onsite registration desk. Refunds will not be granted if a registrant fails to attend an activity, or cancels or transfer within five working days of the activity. Transfers are subject to the applicable registration rate and additional payment may be required. Session changes can be made subject to availability.

Unemployed and retired member discount
Members who are on our reduced membership and retired list are eligible for a 40 per cent discount off the standard conference package. The discount will automatically be applied at the time of purchase on the applicable package.

Claiming CPD hours
Continuing professional development (CPD) hours will be attributed only to the individual(s) named in the registration.

Accessing presenter papers
Presentation papers for keynotes and concurrent sessions at the Unlock Excel conference will be available on My Online Learning and the CPA Australia Events app. CPA Australia endeavours to ensure that all papers are available online prior to the event, however, due to availability and copyright restrictions this may not always be possible. You will be notified when presentations are available and provided with log-in details and simple instructions on how to access the presentations. Presentations will be provided onsite for all master classes.

Dietary requirements for catered events
If you have special dietary requirements please contact our member advisory team on 1300 737 373 or email ma.events@cpaaustralia.com.au. Please notify the venue staff of your requirements at the tea breaks and networking lunches.

Registration closing dates and information
Registration closes five business days prior to the Unlock Excel conference in each location, due to catering requirements from the venue. If you want to register after this date we will endeavour to fit you in however cannot guarantee catering will able to be provided for you. No cancellations or transfers will be possible if the registration is done within five working of the activity.


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