AVCAL alpha conference 2015

Day 1: 9th Sep 15, 8:00 AM to 10:30 PM
Day 2: 10th Sep 15, 8:00 AM to 10:30 PM

Venue: Central Pier, Shed 14, 161 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands, Melbourne

Payment Terms:

Cost: AU $ 3295 (Inc. GST)

Registrations Open: 9th Mar 15

Registrations Close: 11th Sep 15

Places Available: 12


Description:

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Indicative program

DAY 1: Wednesday 9 September 2015

Time Session Speaker Location
8.00 Registrations open
All areas shaded in orange denote closed sessions. LPs, GPs, Partners only. No media in attendance.
09.15 Chairman's welcome Deborah Knight (MC)

Gareth Banks, AVCAL Chair

Peninsula C,
Shed 14, Central Pier Docklands
09:20 Partners Group session – a global markets perspective Charles Dallara
Partners Group
Peninsula C,
Shed 14, Central Pier Docklands
10:10 Evolution in the Secondaries Market - An increasingly sophisticated tool for LPs and GPs Kate Misic,
Telstra Super (Moderator)

Ben Pearce,
Campbell Lutyens

Peninsula C,
Shed 14, Central Pier Docklands
10:45 Morning tea Peninsula C,
Shed 14, Central Pier Docklands
11.05 FOF panel Alexa Zhang
Wilshire Private Markets (Moderator)

Kelvin Yap, HarbourVest

Michael Lukin, ROC Partners

Brad Young, Altius

Peninsula C,
Shed 14, Central Pier Docklands
12:00 Welcome by AVCAL CEO Deborah Knight(MC)

Yasser El-Ansary, AVCAL

Peninsula C,
Shed 14, Central Pier Docklands
12:05 An address from the Chair of the KKR Global Institute General David H. Petraeus

Niels Marquardt, AmCham (Moderator)

Peninsula C,
Shed 14, Central Pier Docklands
12:45 All delegate opening lunch Café alpha
Shed 14, Central Pier Docklands
13:30 Innovation and global technology trends direct from Silicon Valley Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder.

Facilitated by ​Mark Sherman, Telstra Ventures

Peninsula C,
Shed 14, Central Pier Docklands
14.15 The Westpac session – Global Economic update Bill Evans, Westpac Institutional Bank Peninsula C,
Shed 14, Central Pier Docklands
15.00 Afternoon tea Café alpha
Shed 14, Central Pier Docklands
15.30 Australian PE performance, opportunities and prospects Bryan Zekulich,EY

Eugene Snyman, Cambridge Associates

Kar Mei Tang, AVCAL

Alex Wilmerding, Pantheon

Peninsula C,
Shed 14, Central Pier Docklands
16:15 Closing address: Building a better business Nerida Caesar, Veda Peninsula C,
Shed 14, Central Pier Docklands
17:00 Day one wrap-up Yasser El-Ansary, AVCAL 17:15 Transfer by bus to cocktail party
17:30-22:30 Cocktail party

DAY 2: Thursday 10 September 2015

Time Session Speaker Location
8.00 Registrations open
9.30 Demographic address Bernard Salt, KPMG Peninsula C,
Shed 14, Central Pier Docklands
10.15

Financing the industry into the future - new structures, new investors, new capital

Ovidio Iglesias - Continuity Capital Partners (Moderator)

Justin Epstein, One Investment

Alex McNab, Blue Sky Private Equity

Peninsula C,
Shed 14, Central Pier Docklands
11.15 Morning tea Café alpha
Shed 14, Central Pier
Docklands
11.45 Spotlight on food services John Haddock, CHAMP PE (Moderator)

Nick White, Gourmet Garden

Michael Tinkler, Rafferty’s Garden

Peninsula C,
Shed 14, Central Pier Docklands
12.30 Spotlight on Healthcare Helen Chen, L.E.K. Consulting

Paul Kelly, OneVentures

Jeremy Steele, Harbert Management Corporation

Steve Atkins, Healthecare

Peninsula C,
Shed 14, Central Pier Docklands
13.15 Lunch Café alpha
Shed 14, Central Pier
Docklands
14.30 Spotlight on Education TBC Peninsula C,
Shed 14, Central Pier Docklands
15.15 Divestments and exit strategies Justin Ryan, Quadrant PE

Jeremy Tasker, Macquarie Group Services

Stephen Audsley, Peters

Peninsula C,
Shed 14, Central Pier Docklands
16.00 Afternoon tea Café alpha
Shed 14, Central Pier
Docklands
16.30 Qantas Chairman address Leigh Clifford AO Peninsula C,
Shed 14, Central Pier
Docklands
17.00 Sales Brain Christophe Morin, Sales Brain Peninsula C,
Shed 14, Central Pier
Docklands
17.45 - 22.00 Pre-drinks, awards and gala dinner Peninsula A,
Shed 14, Central Pier
Docklands

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