AVCAL alpha conference 2014

3 Sep 2014

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

Payment Terms:

SOLD OUT - waiting list open

For those who are interested in coming along, we are maintaining a waiting list in the event of any cancellations. Put your name on the waiting list here. First in, first served.

Cost: AU $ 2860.00 (Inc. GST)

Registrations Open: 11 Mar 2014

Registrations Close: 5 Sep 2014

Places Available: 6


NOTE: This is a members only event. To access the registration button, you must be logged on with your email address and password via the member login located towards the top right of this page.

Indicative program

All sessions will be at Central Pier. Four rooms will be used including Peninsula C for all plenaries, Café alpha, FDN Connectivity Lounge (business centre and media space) and Sketch for the cocktail party.

3 September
Date Time Session Speaker Audience
08:00 Registrations open All
09:45 Chairman's welcome John White, AVCAL Chair GP/LP/Sponsor only
10:00 CIO Insights

Ovidio Iglesias, Continuity Capital Partners (moderator)

David Neal, Future Fund

Sam Sicilia, HOSTPLUS

‚ÄčKristian Fok, Cbus

GP/LP/Sponsor only
11.00 Networking morning tea GP/LP/Sponsor only
11:30 PE Matters Michael Lukin, ROC Partners (moderator)

Andrew Major, HESTA

John Haddock, Champ Private Equity

Peter Wiggs, Archer Capital

Terry Charalambous, AustralianSuper

GP/LP/Sponsor only
12:15 Lunch All
13.15 Building better businesses - opening address Yasser El-Ansary, AVCAL CEO All
13:30 Building better businesses - the role I've played David Kirk, Hoyts & Kathmandu Chairman All
14.00 Surveying the global financial system Ali Moore (moderator)

Dr Charles Dallara, Partners Group

14.45 Afternoon tea All
15.15 Global economic update

Bill Evans, Westpac

16.00 Regulator's perspective

Ali Moore (moderator)

Greg Tanzer, ASIC

16.30 SEEK and you will find

Ali Moore (moderator)

Paul Bassat, Square Peg Ventures

17:15 Cocktail party All
4 September
Date Time Session Audience
08:00 Registrations All
09:00 Courage under fire

Ben Roberts-Smith VC

09.45 Disruptive behaviour

Nick McNaughton, ANU Connect (moderator)

Jodie Fox, Co-founder Shoes of Prey

Mike McCormick, Osprey Medical

Bill Pike,
Byron Group

10.30 Morning tea All
11:00 Australian PE: How does it stack up on the global stage?

Dr. Kar Mei Tang, AVCAL (moderator)

Bryan Zekulich, EY

Eugene Snyman, Cambridge Associates

Peter McKellar, SL Capital Partners

11.45 Where to find alpha

Tim Martin, Crescent Capital Partners (moderator)

Steve Smith, Deloitte Access Economics

Simon Barrett, LEK Consulting

Hasan Tevfik, Credit Suisse

12:45 Lunch
13:45 I lived the IPO journey

Patrick Elliott, Next Capital (moderator)

Daren McKennay, LifeHealthcare

‚ÄčJohn Croll, iSentia

14:30 Spotlight on healthcare

Bill Ferris AO, CHAMP Private Equity (moderator)

Peter Freeleagus, Cura Day Hospitals Group

Darren Kelly,
University of Melbourne

Chris Nave, Brandon Capital Partners

15:15 Afternoon tea All
15:45 Spotlight on retail

Ali Moore (moderator)

Phil Cave AM, Anchorage Capital

Nick Abboud, Dick Smith

16:30 Building a team from the ground up

Ali Moore (moderator)

Kevin Sheedy, Sheedy Vision

17:30 Pre-drinks and AVCAL Awards Rupert Harrington, Advent Private Capital All
19:00-22:00 Dinner All


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