See you in Hobart in 2017!

FPA Professionals Congress, Hobart, 22-24 Nov 2017

Thanks for joining us in Perth in 2016. We look forward to heading to Hobart in 2017. Join your professional financial planning community to grow, share and connect at the FPA Professionals Congress.

Be inspired and challenged

A program designed by planners, for planners. You’ll hear from business leaders and respected professionals, including fellow financial planners.

Gain practical tools and ideas

Earn CPD hours and tailor your learning with a choice of workshops on best practice concepts, technical solutions, leadership and personal growth.

Connect and share stories

Meet, connect and learn from people who are as passionate about financial planning as you.
Attending an FPA Congress influences and drives you to strive for the best for your clients and your business.

2016 Speakers

Here are the speakers who inspired us in 2016.

 

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Ange Postecoglou

Socceroos head coach

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Anna Meares OAM

Olympic cyclist champion

Speaker bio

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Andrew Denton

Presenter, producer and writer

Speaker bio

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Tracey Holmes

Sports journalist

Speaker bio

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Richard de Crespigny AM

Hero Qantas pilot

Speaker bio

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Dr Michael Holt

Orthopaedic surgeon

Speaker bio

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Catherine McGregor AM

Queensland Australian of the Year 2016

Speaker bio

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Alisdair Barr

Founder of Grad Mentor Bio
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Terry Bell

"Partner - Business Health Pty Ltd" Bio
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Rod Bertino

Partner – Business Health Pty Ltd Bio
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Dan Candura CFP®

Financial planning ethics guru Bio
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Dr Helena Popovic

Brain specialist who brings science to life Bio
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Dr Louise Mahler

Communications specialist Bio
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Scott Hay-Bartlem

Partner, Cooper Grace Ward Bio
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Dr June Smith

Lead Ombudsman, FOS Bio
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Steve Sammartino

Digital expert and author Bio
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Chris Helder

Neuro-linguistic/ communications specialist Bio
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Nadine Champion

High performance coach Bio
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Andrew Inwood

Founder and Principal, CoreData Bio
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Danielle Robertson

Director, Danielle Robertson Consulting Bio
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Amanda Jarosz CFP®

Partner, Momentum Planning Bio
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Rhett Das

Financial Services Compliance Consultant Bio
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Con Gotsis AFP®

Director, Pascoe Partners Bio
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Dr Graeme Wright

Corporate athlete coach Bio
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Mark McCrindle

Social Researcher Bio
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Alan Thomas CFP®

Practice Principal, Aspire2 Wealth Advisers Bio
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Michael Furey CFP®

Managing Director, Delta Research & Advisory Bio
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Olivia Maragna CFP®

Co-founder of Aspire Retire Bio
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Corey Wastle CFP®

Co-founder of Verse Wealth Bio
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Ashley Tindall CFP®

Director, HPH Solutions Bio
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Benjamin Marshan CFP®

Head of Policy, FPA Bio
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Mark Everingham CFP®

Managing Director, Personal Risk Professionals Bio
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Greg Bentley

Director, Opulen Accounting and Superannuation Bio
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Alec Bashinsky

National Partner: People & Performance, Deloitte Australia Bio
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Gihan Perera

Futurist Bio
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Nicole Della

Financial Information Service Officer, Centrelink Bio
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June Bell

Financial Information Service Officer, Centrelink Bio
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Ewen McKay

Product Leader - Management Liability, XL Catlin Bio

2016 Program

Day 1 | Wednesday 23 November

7:30am
Registration opens
11:30am
FPA Professional Practice workshop
Alisdair Barr
Terry Bell
Rod Bertino
12:00pm
Paraplanner workshop
Ashley Tindall CFP®
Amanda Jarosz CFP®
Rhett Das
2:30pm
Afternoon tea
3:00pm
Keynote Session 1
Tracey Holmes
Ange Postecoglou
Anna Meares OAM
5:00pm

Day 2 | Thursday 24 November

Your choice of workshops across four streams:
Streams
Evolve
Technical capability and critical thinking in financial planning specialty areas.
Engage
Engaging and developing your clients and staff.
Grow
Improving the operational side of your practice.
Inspire
Get motivated and nurture your mind and body.
 
7:00am
Networking breakfast
8:30am
9:40am
10:40am
Morning tea
11:20am
Protecting your professionalism
Dr June Smith
Ewen McKay
Turn stress into success
Dr Helena Popovic
12:20pm
Lunch
1:30pm
2:40pm
Investing in uncertain times
Michael Furey CFP®
Working with Centrelink
Nicole Della
June Bell
3:40pm
Afternoon tea
4:20pm
The provision of care: It's not just about the aged
Danielle Robertson
Alan Thomas CFP®
Latest update from FPA
Benjamin Marshan CFP®
6:30pm

Day 3 | Friday 25 November

7:30am
8:00am
Networking breakfast
9:00am
Keynote Session 2
Andrew Denton
10:45am
Brunch
11:45am
Keynote Session 3
Richard de Crespigny AM
Dr Michael Holt
1:30pm
Congress closes

2016 Functions

Opportunities to connect with your peers, relax and be entertained.

FPA Professional Practice workshop

Wednesday 23 November

11:30am – 2:30pm

Designed for our FPA Professional Practice community, this workshop will focus on sharing best practice ideas and strategies to enhance your individual practice. 3 CPD hours (Capability). Complimentary and open to those working in an FPA Professional Practice.

Paraplanner workshop

Wednesday 23 November

12:00pm lunch, workshop from 12:30pm - 2:30pm

This workshop will focus on sharing the best practices, technical knowledge and skills required to be a successful paraplanner. It’s also a great opportunity to share and connect with your peers. 2 CPD hours (Capability). Complimentary session.

Networking drinks

Wednesday 23 November

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Kicking off after the opening keynote session, spend the evening connecting with your friends and colleagues, while enjoying fine food and drinks. Complimentary event

Future2 Gala Dinner

Thursday 24 November

6:30pm pre-dinner drinks, then dinner from 7:00pm

An evening to unwind, celebrate and support a good cause: The Future2 Foundation. Share good conversation over dinner with friends and colleagues, be entertained and dance the night away. Your support will give disadvantaged Aussie kids a brighter future. Three-course dinner, drinks and entertainment. Dress: Cocktail/evening wear with a touch of yellow Ticket $150. Partner or spouse $130

Women in Financial Planning Breakfast

Friday 25 November

7:30am – 8:45am

Start your day with a breakfast that will uplift and motivate. Be inspired by Queensland Australian of the Year 2016, Catherine McGregor AM, who will share her compelling personal story of courage, boldness and being true to yourself. 1 CPD hour (Attributes and Performance). Open to everyone. Ticket $60 including gourmet breakfast.

Partners

The 2016 FPA Professionals Congress is proudly partnering with: