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2021 Full Conference Programme

2021 INFINZ CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

28 October 2021, Aotea Centre, Auckland

REGENERATE - building an even better New Zealand

Addressing Covid recovery, environmental sustainability and the social of ESG.

Email Iona Gibbs on admin@infinz.com to register.


8.00am

LIGHT BREAKFAST

8.45am

Welcome and Mihi Ren Blair, Ngati Whatua
and Mark Edwards, INFINZ Chair

8.55am

Opening with Fran O'Sullivan
Editorial Director - Business, NZME

9.05am

Hon Grant Robertson MP Minister of Finance
He Waka Eke Noa - Public/private collaboration to build a better NZ within a wellbeing framework.

9.45am

CEO Panel
Jolie Hodson Spark, CEO
Ross Taylor CEO, Fletcher Building
Alison Andrew CEO Transpower
What investment mix does NZ need to make to build back better and what conditions are required to provide the confidence to overcome the "infrastructure deficit?"

10.30am

MORNING TEA

11.00am

Carl Tannenbaum Chief Economist, Northern Trust (USA) interviewed by Sharon Zollner Chief Economist NZ, ANZ
What are the longer-term macro and micro-economic challenges post covid and how can we address these?

11.45am

Kristen Kohere-Soutar Director at Ngai Tahu Holdings and Chair at Mercer NZ
Warwick Tauwhare-George Parininihi Ki Waitotara
Further speaker to be announced
Kaitiakitanga - Executing in the present to grow a sustainable future.
Round table discussion offering a Māori world view on balancing culture, social responsibility, sustainability, and financial outcomes.

12.30pm

LUNCH + NETWORKING

1.30pm

Adrian Orr Governor, Reserve Bank New Zealand
and New CEO FMA
Fireside chat with Fran O'Sullivan
Looking to 2022 and beyond, what are the expectations of regulators for financial services participants in building fair and efficient financial markets and providing good outcomes for customers?

2.15pm

MAJOR BANK CEO PANEL

Antonia Watson CEO ANZ
Vittoria Shortt CEO ASB
Angela Mentis CEO BNZ
Steve Jurkovich
CEO Kiwibank
New CEO Westpac
The role of financial sector participants in building back better, including shifting NZ's economy to net carbon zero emissions by 2050.

3.15pm

AFTERNOON TEA

3.45pm

Rosemary Vilgan Chair at Commonwealth Bank Officers Superannuation Corporation
An international perspective on governance across the investor spectrum.

4.30pm

THE GREAT DEBATE
Moot: "In building back better and achieving net zero emissions by 2050, should NZ focus on developing its traditional industries rather than creating new ones?"
Catherine Savage Independent Director and Investor
Malcolm Johns CEO, Christchurch International Airport
Further panellists to be announced

5.30pm

Fran Sullivan Conference wrap up
and Jim McElwain Executive Director INFINZ

5.40pm

COCKTAILS + NETWORKING

7pm

CLOSE



Email Iona Gibbs on admin@infinz.com to register.




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