Conference

Program

  • SUNDAY
  • MONDAY
  • TUESDAY
Time Topic
06.30 - 08.30 Legal Symposium - Delegate Registration
08.30 - 08.40 Legal Symposium - Opening & Welcome (CEO, Mary Aldred)
08.40 - 09.10

Latest Actions & Enforcement Priorities of the ACCC

  • Speakers: Derek Sutherland (HWL Ebsworth), Mick Keogh (Deputy Chair, ACCC)
09.10 - 10.00

Fairness in Franchising Report - Key Emerging Themes

  • Facilitator: Penny Ward (Baker McKenzie)
  • Speakers: Stephen Giles (Norton Rose Fulbright), Philip Colman (MST), Mary Aldred (FCA)
10.00 - 10.40

The Future of Franchise Dispute Resolution

  • Speakers:Philip Colman (MST), Alan Wein (Wein Mediation)
10.40 - 10.55 Morning Tea
11.00 - 11.40

Technology and Funding Stream: Concurrent Sessions

  • Data Privacy & Data Risk - Learn More
  • Digital Transformation In Franchise Systems - Keeping Up - Learn More
  • Modernising Your Franchise Agreement - Learn More
11.45 - 12.30

Compliance and Drafting Stream: Concurrent Sessions

  • Franchise Class and Group Actions - Learn More
  • Joint Venture Models For Unit Franchisees - Learn More
12.30 - 13.10 Lunch
13.15 - 13.55

Compliance and Drafting Stream: Concurrent Sessions

  • Compliance Programs - What Makes An Effective Compliance Program? - Learn More
  • Practical Issues In Insolvency - First 30 Days - Learn More
14.00 - 14.40

Compliance and Drafting Stream: Concurrent Sessions

  • Good Corporate Governance - What It Means In Practice - Learn More
  • How To Get Your Business Sale Or Investment Ready - Learn More
  • Impact Of The Expansion Of Statutory Intervention On Franchise Agreements - Learn More
14.40 - 15.00 Afternoon Tea
15.05 - 15.50

Demystifying the ACCC

  • Facilitator: Louise Wolf (MST)
  • Speakers: Kristie Piniuta and David Salisbury (ACCC)
15.50 - 16.40

Future of Franchising

  • Speakers: Rebecca Bedford (Minter Ellison), James Stewart (KPMG)
16.40 - 17.30

Case Update 2019: A Critical View of Recent Important Franchising Cases

  • Facilitator: Philip Vickery (K&L Gates)
  • Speakers: Alicia Hill (MST Lawyers) and Gavin Handran (North Quarter Lane Chambers)
17.30 - 17.35 Closing Comments - Derek Sutherland (HWL Ebsworth; FCA)
18.15 - 20.15 NFC19 Official Welcome Reception
Time Topic
06.30 - 08.00 NFC19 - Delegate Registration
07.00 - 08.00 Day One Breakfast Keynote (Pippa Hallas - CEO, Ella Baché)
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08.30 - 08.40 Official Opening NFC19
08.40 - 09.00 Outlining the FCA's Strategic Vision (Mary Aldred - CEO, Franchise Council of Australia)
09.00 - 09.45 Opening Keynote (Janine Allis - Founder, Boost Juice)
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09.45 - 10.15 Morning Tea
10.15 - 11.00

Panel Discussion: Inspired vs. Desperate Organisations

  • Speakers: Bran Rappell (Franchising 1st), Gus Van Dender (Cnnected Inc.)
11.00 - 11.45 Keynote Presentation (Nigel Collin, Change & Leadership Expert)
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11.50 - 12.50 Roundtables (Learn More)
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 14.45

Concurrent Sessions:

  • Why Franchisees Hate Technology Change, And How To Overcome Their Fears - Learn More
  • Communicating With Your Franchisees - Learn More
  • Differentiating In A Crowded Market - Learn More
14.55 - 15.40

Concurrent Sessions:

  • How Are Franchises Meeting Their Employment Compliance Obligations - Learn More
  • Creating A Healthy Franchising Culture - Learn More
  • Compliance Update - Best Practice Disclosure - Learn More
15.40 - 16.10 Afternoon Tea
16.10 - 16.55 Plenary Session: Confronting The Challenge And Emerging Stronger (Angus McKay - CEO, 7-Eleven)
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19.00 - 22.30 Social Networking Night
Time Topic
07.30 - 08.30 NFC19 - Delegate Registration
07.30 - 08.15 Breakfast With The Exhibitors
08.30 - 08.40 Day Two Official Opening - The Confidence Men
08.40 - 09.25 Day Two Opening Keynote (Kate Carnell - Australian Small Business And Family Enterprise Ombudsman)
09.25 - 10.10 Keynote (Michelle Levine - CEO, Roy Morgan)
10.10 - 10.40 Morning Tea
10.40 - 11.25 Keynote Presentation (Nicole Hatherly - Happiness Concierge)
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11.30 - 12.15

Plenary: New Franchising Standards and Guidelines

  • Facilitator: Stephen Giles (Norton Rose Fulbright)
  • Speakers: Derek Sutherland (HWL Ebsworth), Jason Gehrke (Franchise Advisory Centre), Ken Rosebery (The Cheescake Shop)
12.20 - 13.20 Lunch
13.30 - 14.10

Concurrent Sessions:

  • Disrupting The Digital Disruptors - Learn More
  • Risk And Risk Management In Australian Franchising - Learn More
  • Retail Leasing Challenges And Solutions - Learn More
14.15 - 14.55

Concurrent Sessions:

  • The New Challenges In Marketing For Your Brand - Learn More
  • How To Achieve A High Franchise Rating - Learn More
  • Brand, Reputation, Innovation - Recruiting Franchisees In The Changing Market - Learn More
14.55 - 15.20 Afternoon Tea
15.20 - 16.15 Closing Keynote (Dylan Alcott - Paralympian)
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16.15 - 16.30 NFC19 Official Close
18.45 - 23.00 MYOB FCA Excellence In Franchising Awards Gala Dinner

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