We welcome the following speakers who have indicated their current availability:

Ann Sanders

Television Journalist - Presenter
Seven News

Jane Flemming

Dual Olympian & Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist

Hugh Gyton

Hugh Gyton & Associates

Felicity Rourke

Norton Rose

David Denny

Price Waterhouse Coopers

Layne Beachley

Founder & CEO
The Layne Beachley Aim for the Stars Foundation

His Honour Judge Brad Farr SC

District Court of Queensland

Andrew Conway

Chief Executive Officer
Institute of Public Accountants

Francois Kunc SC

Wentworth chambers

Richard Mcgrath

Hill Rogers Spencer Steer

Steve McIntyre-Smith


Glenn Crisp

Senior Partner
Crisp Legal

Simon Allsop

Managing Director

Jay Onley

Head of Sales
180 Group

David Bonnell

Bonnell Rowntree Taxation Advisors

Craig White

General Manager
Elan Media Partners

Fiona Godsall

Bend & Mend Physiotherapy

Malcolm Gracie

Blackstone Chambers

Margaret Scott

RMG Partners Business Solutions

Ian Purchas

RMG Partners Business Solutions

The professional program will be confirmed prior to the Conference and will include a number of the speakers listed above.  Additional speakers (if any) will likely be from the Australian & North American accounting and legal professions.

The professional program has been developed to cover a number of major areas including issues such as:
  • Developments in Professional Governance / Ethics
  • Advocacy Developments
  • Social Media — how to use in business
  • Giving Expert Evidence
  • Software Developments Concerning the Professions
  • Insolvency Issues
  • Negotiation and Interview Skills
  • Advising Directors on their Obligations / Recent Cases
  • The Professions and the Media
  • Maintaining your Health, Fitness and an Executive Life
  • Personal Finance Issues / Financial Planning
  • In-house Counsel and the Professions
  • Invoice Finance
  • Best Practice Business Advisory Toolkit
  • Developments in Intellectual Property
  • Myths of Climate Change and Your Business
  • Legal and Budgetary Considerations — London Olympics 2012

Note: full details of the professional program will be available prior to the Conference and may change from that noted above.

Supporting Sponsors

Crisp Legal Hill Rogers Spencer Steer graysonline 180 Group Bonnell Rowntree
MyAccounts Aussie Hugh Gyton and Associates Carrera Head