Conference

Program

  • SUNDAY
  • MONDAY
  • TUESDAY
Time Topic
07.15 - 08.30 Delegate Registration
08.35 - 08.45 Opening & Welcome (CEO Mary Aldred)
08.45 - 09.15

Regulatory Update Stream: Plenary Sessions

  • Latest Actions & Enforcement Priorities of the ACCC
09.15 - 10.10

Regulatory Update Stream: Plenary Sessions

  • Fairness in Franchising Report - Key Emerging Themes
10.10 - 10.40

Regulatory Update Stream: Plenary Sessions

  • ACCC
10.40 - 10.55 Morning Tea
11.00 - 11.40

Technology and Funding Stream: Concurrent Sessions

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

Case Update Stream: Plenary Sessions

  • The Future Of Franchise Dispute Resolution - Is MED/ARB The Answer?
12.30 - 13.10 Lunch
13.15 - 13.55

Compliance and Drafting Stream: Concurrent Sessions

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

Compliance and Drafting Stream: Concurrent Sessions

  • Good Corporate Governance - What It Means In Practice
  • How To Get Your Business Sale Or Investment Ready
  • Impact Of The Expansion Of Statutory Intervention On Franchise Agreements
14.45 - 15.25

Compliance and Drafting Stream: Concurrent Sessions

  • Franchise Class & Group Actions
  • Alternative Models
15.25 - 15.45 Afternoon Tea
15.50 - 16.40 Future of Franchising Stream
16.40 - 17.30

Case Updates Stream

  • A Critical Review of Recent Important Franchising Cases
17.35 - 17.40 Closing Comments
18.15 - 20.15 NFC19 Welcome Reception
Time Topic
06.30 - 08.00 Delegate Registration
07.00 - 08.00 Day One Breakfast Keynote (Pippa Hallas, CEO - Ella Bache)
08.20 - 08.30 Day One Official Opening
08.30 - 08.45 Outlining the FCA's Strategic Vision (Mary Aldred, CEO - Franchise Council of Australia)
08.45 - 09.00 Minister for Small Business Address (Michaelia Cash)
09.00 - 09.45 Opening Keynote (Janine Allis, Founder - Boost Juice)
09.45 - 10.15 Morning Tea
10.15 - 11.00 Panel Discussion: Digital Disruption
11.00 - 11.45 Keynote Presentation (Nigel Collin, Change & Leadership Expert)
11.50 - 12.50 Roundtables
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 14.45

Concurrent Sessions:

  • MYOB Workshops
  • Creating A Healthy Franchising Culture
  • WIF Workshop
14.55 - 15.40

Concurrent Sessions:

  • Innovative Financial Solutions For Your Brand
  • Communicating With Franchisees
  • Compliance Update - Best Practice Disclosure
15.40 - 16.10 Afternoon Tea
16.10 - 16.55 HOF Round Tables and Q & A Panel: Lessons from Fabulous Franchise Systems
19.00 - 22.30 Social Networking Night
Time Topic
07.30 - 08.30 Delegate Registration
07.30 - 08.15 Breakfast With The Exhibitors
08.30 - 08.40 Day Two Official Opening
08.40 - 09.25 Day Two Opening Keynote (Kate Carnell - Australian Small Business And Family Enterprise Ombudsman)
09.25 - 10.10 NextGen in Franchising
10.10 - 10.40 Morning Tea
10.40 - 11.25 Keynote Presentation (Nicole Hatherly - Happiness Concierge)
11.30 - 12.30 Roundtables
12.40 - 13.40 Lunch
13.40 - 15.25

Concurrent Sessions:

  • Food Retail Revolution
  • Compliance Workshop
  • WIF Workshop
14.35 - 15.15

Concurrent Sessions:

  • Successful Franchisee Recruitment
  • Marketing For Your Brand
15.15 - 15.45 Afternoon Tea
15.45 - 16.30 Closing Keynote (Dylan Alcott - Paralympian)
18.45 - 23.00 MYOB FCA Excellence in Franchising Awards Gala Dinner

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