The CEO Institute welcomes you to this exclusive event, now in its 11th year. Join us to learn from leading experts and your peers on what to expect in the next 3 years...
Venue: Four Seasons Hotel, 199 George Street, Sydney
Date: Friday 2 February 2018
Time: 7:15am Registration, 7:45am Opening
Australian Television Journalist
Peter Overton joined the Nine Network as a reporter for National Nine News and later was appointed weekend sports presenter on National Nine News in Sydney and fill in presenter for Ken Sutcliffe. He also filed weekday news updates from the newsroom during Brian Henderson's tenure as presenter of National Nine News in Sydney. He occasionally presented weekend news bulletins, and substituted on National Nine Early News and Today news for Sharyn Ghidella. He was a reporter for the current affairs program 60 Minutes for eight years and also held positions at 2UE, Sky News Australia and the Seven Network in Adelaide.
Chief Economist for HSBC in Australia & New Zealand
Paul Bloxham is chief spokesperson for HSBC on forecasts and trends for the Australian and New Zealand economies and their interaction with global financial markets and international economies. He is also a key member of the HSBC Global Research team, working with 500 analysts across 87 markets to help formulate HSBC's unique global view of the world's economy.
Prior to joining HSBC in 2010, Paul spent 12 years as an economist at the Reserve Bank of Australia where he held a range of different roles in the economics department, including heading up the overseas economies and financial conditions sections. Paul has published a number of papers, including on household finances, asset prices, monetary policy and global commodity price trends.
Paul is a regular commentator on local and international business television and a frequent contributor of opinion editorials to the Australian newspapers. Paul is an adjunct professor at Curtin University and a member of the Australian National University’s shadow reserve bank board. Paul holds a master’s degree in public financial policy from the London School of Economics.
CEO & Managing Director, Apollo Kitchens & Joinery Group
Certified CEO, Syndicate #64
Topic: Disrupt - Innovate - Transform
Chalk&Chat: Peter Bader, Managing Director of the Apollo Kitchens & Joinery Group will discuss the responsibilities and opportunities in being disruptive via innovation, and the transformation that results from this disruption.
Apollo Kitchens have recently transformed their entire business platform and manufacturing operations to build a disruptive Smart Facility, leading Australia into Industrial 4.0, the next generation of manufacturing.
Peter Bader is the proprietor and Managing Director of the Apollo Group of Companies. The companies in the group encompass:
Apollo Kitchens, established in 1968 by his father, has grown to become one of Australia’s largest and leading kitchen and joinery design and manufacturing companies. This year, the group celebrates 50 years.
Born and raised in Sydney, Peter obtained a degree in Optometry at UNSW while also obtaining his Trade certificate in Shop fitting, Kitchens and Detailed Joinery. Peter has travelled extensively experiencing the latest of trends and technologies in Europe, The Middle East, Asia and America. Peter currently serves on the HIA NSW Kitchens and Bathrooms committee, and is a Director of the Australian Lebanese Chamber of Commerce. Peter is also an Ambassador of the Vinnies CEO Sleepout and contributes his time as a volunteer to many church and community organisations.
Hon. Victor Dominello MP
Minister for Finance, Services and Property
Topic: Digital and Data in Government
Victor was born and raised in the Ryde area. He went to school at Marist Brothers Eastwood before studying law. He was a partner in a commercial law firm, where he represented clients in a number of landmark cases.
Victor was elected as Member for Ryde at a by-election in October 2008. He was re-elected at the 2011 state election.
In April 2011 he was sworn in as Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Minister for Citizenship and Communities. His portfolio responsibilities included multicultural affairs, veterans’ affairs, volunteering and youth.
Following the Liberals & Nationals Government’s re-election in March 2015, Victor was sworn in as the state’s first Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation.
His portfolio responsibilities included Fair Trading, where he led a range of consumer affairs matters including strata title, home building compensation, real estate industry reform, free-range egg labelling, brothel regulation, biofuels, residential overcrowding and the establishment of a consumer complaints register.
Victor was also responsible for implementing the NSW Government’s ICT Strategy and innovation agenda which included the establishment of a whole-of-government Data Analytics Centre and response to the collaborative economy.
In January 2017, Victor was appointed Minister for Finance, Services and Property. His portfolio responsibilities include Property NSW, Office of State Revenue and Service NSW. He has also retained responsibility for the whole-of-government Data Analytics Centre.
Prior to his parliamentary career, Victor cherished the opportunity to travel to many places around the world and looks back fondly on his experiences in India, Central and South America, Europe, the US and Asia. He is also a passionate supporter of West Tigers rugby league team.
Director CX Strategy & Transformation - Oracle
Topic: Emotional Connection Over Efficiency
Named one of Australia's 100 Women of Influence in 2015 by the Australian Financial Review, Kristi is a respected thought leader and commentator on the future of Customer Experience, big data and predictive analytics and social innovation. She is currently Customer Experience & Transformation Director at Oracle across Asia Pacific, working closely with major brands and Government organisations on the future of their business achieved through technology transformation.
Formerly the Managing Director of Fifth Quadrant, Australia’s leading Customer Experience Strategy, Design, Research & Analyst management consulting firm, Kristi has worked with some of the largest businesses and Government organisations across Asia Pacific on innovation strategy and transformation.
Kristi also has extensive expertise in the development, feasibility and investment readiness for tech start-ups. She is experienced at opening new markets for start-ups in Australia and Asia and has worked with US-based collaborative consumption businesses entering Asia Pacific.
She also has a long track record in the philanthropic sector as the former Executive Director of the Sydney Community Foundation and Sydney Women’s Fund, and founder of social and impact investment advisory firm, Greenstone Group. Through her work in the sector, she has facilitated more than $30million primarily to disadvantaged communities.
Kristi has a Masters in Social Investment from Swinburne University and is a published author on social investment and entrepreneurship. She serves on board of The Stella Prize, the North Queensland Cowboys Community Foundation and NSW Government’s Family and Community Services Advisory Board for Social Investment. Kristi was a finalist of the Telstra Young Business Woman of the Year for her work with software company, Nuance Communications.
Distinguished Professor & Director of Disruptive Innovation at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS)
Topic - Artificial Intelligence & Robotics
Listed on Robohub's top 25 women in robotics, Mary-Anne has a PhD in Computer Science and a Masters in Law. She is a Fellow at the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE), and is a leading authority on AI and Social Robotics with transdisciplinary strengths in Robotics, Autonomous Decision Making, Machine Learning, Ethics, IP Law, Privacy Law, Strategic Management, Distruptive Innovation and Entrepreneurship. She is Founder and Director of the Magic Lab at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and Fellow at Stanford University.
Mary-Anne chaired the Australian Research Council's Excellence in Research for Australia Committee that undertook a national evaluation of research in Mathematics, Information and Computing Sciences in 2012. She is a non-executive director of the US-based Scientific Foundation KR Inc, was Conference Chair of the International Conference on Social Robotics in 2014, and serves on the Editorial Board for AAAI / MIT Press, the Information Systems Journal, Artificial Intelligence Journal, International Journal of Social Robotics and the ACM Eugene L. Lawler Award Committee for Humanitarian Contributions within Computer Science and Informatics.
Mary-Anne has a passion for innovation in science, technology, engineering and law. She established and continues to lead Australia's leading Social Robotics research group, which includes Steve Wozniak, Peter Gardenfors and Henri Prade. The research objective of this group is to bring science fiction to reality through the design of intelligent autonomous technologies that can learn and adapt as they interact and work with people. Read More
Anders Sörman-Nilsson (LLB / EMBA)
Global Futurist & Innovation Strategist
Anders Sörman-Nilsson helps leaders decode trends, decipher what's next and turn provocative questions into proactive strategies. With an average of 240 international travel days a year, Anders’ view is that the future and the now are converging in a city or start-up near you, giving the curious, the creative and the courageous a competitive and sustainable edge. At the same time, that same future contains fearsome forecasts for futurephobes.
This Swedish-Australian futurist has shared stage with Hillary Clinton, Nobel Laureates, and European and Australian heads of state. He is an active member of TEDGlobal, has keynoted at TEDx in the United States and Australia, was nominated to the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders in 2015, and was the keynote speaker at the G20’s Y20 Summit in Australia.
His thought leadership has been featured in international media like Monocle, Business Insider, Sky News Business, Financial Review, CIO Magazine and Boss. He is the author of the books Digilogue: how to win the digital minds and analogue hearts of tomorrow’s customers and Thinque Funky: Upgrade Your Thinking, and his upcoming book Seamless: the futurephile’s guide to leading digital adaptation and human transformation is due for release by Wiley in October 2016.
His presentations are meticulously researched, highly energetic and always fascinating with content tailored to the audience, which is why clients like Apple, Cisco, Mercedes Benz, Hilton, SAP, Gartner and Macquarie Bank have turned to Anders over the years to help them turn research into foresight and business impact.
Friday 2 February 2018, Four Seasons Hotel
MC - Peter Overton: Australian Television Journalist
Registration and Breakfast
Open proceedings and welcomes attendees (State Director NSW - The CEO Institute)
Peter Overton opening remarks
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Next 3 Years - The economic game-changers and megatrends impacting your business
Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist HSBC, Australia and New Zealand
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Digital and Data in Government in the next 3 years
Hon. Victor Dominello MP, Minister for Finance, Services and Property
MORNING TEA and NETWORKING BREAK
Chalk and Chat: Disrupt, Innovate, Transform - The Transformation into Industrial 4.0
Peter Overton interviews Certified CEO Peter Bader, Apollo Kitchens
TOPIC: Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
Mary-Anne Williams a distinguished Professor and Director of Disruptive Innovation at the University of Technology Sydney, Stanford University
LUNCH - Members seated
SPONSOR - Glen Sealey - Maserati - Chief Operating Officer of Maserati Australasia and South Africa
Chalk and Chat: Emotional Connection Over Efficiency
Kristi Mansfield Director CX Strategy & Transformation, Oracle
Interviewed by Tim Ebbeck, Chairman
TOPIC: "A hero's journey of digital disruption, adaptation and human transformation"
Anders SÖrman-Nilsson is a global futurist, innovation strategist and author of Seamless. He helps leaders future-proof their business, with clients including Fortune 500s and ASX leaders.
Closing Remarks - Anne Massey (Syndicate Chairperson - The CEO Institute)
Networking and Refreshments