Agenda

08:30

Registration and Welcome Coffee

09:00

Chairperson’s Opening Address

Speakers
Henri Eliot,
Founder and CEO
Board Dynamics
RISK MANAGEMENT STANDARDS

09:10

Regulatory & Standards Update: Leading the development of risk management standards

  • Considerations – what goes into standards development?
  • Taking ownership – Reviewing risk management practices following standards
  • Influencing global risk management frameworks – from risk to uncertainty
  • Risk techniques and assessments – how effective can they be? Research and practice evidence
  • Looking forward – what to expect of future risks and ensuring your risk management plan is up for it
Speakers
Chris Peace,
NZISM Representative
Risk Management Ltd; joint committee on AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009

09:40

Application of the standard: Practical use of the current ISO 31000:2009 and how HSWA fits

  • What’s good – aspects to keep and maintain
  • What can be applied – aspects to tweak to specific needs of organisation
  • What’s missing – aspects to review and refine
  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 – what needs to be done
Speakers
Erin Ganley,
Manager Risk and Assurance
Wellington Water Limited

10:20

Morning Tea

ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE AND RISK MANAGEMENT EFFECTIVENESS

10:50

Clearing the runway for risk management

  • 50What’s on the runway and why is it there?
  • How can we clear it away and ensure a smooth take off?
  • Safe landings for effective risk management
Speakers
Rob Schaapveld,
Risk Advisor
PGG Wrightson

11:20

Case-study – Aviation perspective on managing evolving risks 

  • 11:Pre-flight checks – Have we got the right building stones in place
  • Take Off  -  Turning a  framework into practice
  • In flight  - Being adaptable to evolving risks
  • Safe  landing - The pitfalls and challenges in risk management for the aviation sector
Speakers
Tanja Smets,
Senior Risk and Business Improvement Advisor
Airways New Zealand

11:50

Panel – Risk culture: The top-down approach in support of risk management

  • The importance of senior management support to integrate risk culture
  • Coordinating mid-level and senior management to have a risk management mindset
  • The growing scope of risk management – interconnected risks
  • Organizing risk management across departments – safety and security
Speakers
Teressa Betty,
Chief Risk Officer – Enterprise Risk
Bank of New Zealand
Kerry Heath,
Head of Internal Audit
TVNZ
Nathaniel Pearce,
Head of Risk and Assurance
Lotto NZ

12:40

Networking Lunch

13:40

The upside of risk: Effective risk management as a business strategy

  • Focusing on the positive: Competitive opportunities and the strategic advantage of effective risk management
  • Implementing preventive measures to avoid potential disasters
  • Staying on top of risk to protect business continuity
Speakers
Gabriel Gati,
Head of Enterprise Risk
NZ Superfund
MANAGING DISRUPTION-RELATED RISK AND ENSURING BUSINESS CONTINUITY

14:20

Fostering adaptive approaches to risk management

  • Incorporating flexibility in risk management frameworks to adapt to evolving risks
  • Taking interconnectedness into account
  • Analysing risk trends and how to predict the likelihood of occurrence
  • Diversifying risk management strategies to prepare for eventuality
Speakers
James Hunt,
Risk Manager
McConnell Dowell

15:00

Afternoon Tea

15:00

15:30

Panel – Risk awareness: Embedding risk management across the organisation

  • Standardising levels of risk awareness in every aspect of the organisation
  • Considering external risks from outsourcing and foreign investments
  • Understanding the differences in risk awareness for big and small businesses
  • Coordinating mitigation to avoid overlap and inefficiencies
Speakers
Peter Whitelaw,
Chief Risk Officer
BNZ
Rob Marshall,
Head of Risk and Audit
Spark New Zealand
Cameron Faulds,
Head of Risk and Compliance
ASB Bank
Yong Han,
Chief Risk Officer
HSBC New Zealand

16:20

Fireside chat – The emergent risk of digital disruption: How can your business survive it?

  • Digital disruption – a growing threat to business survival
  • Lessons from large industries affected by unexpected disruption
  • Preparing your business to withstand and stand with digital disruption
  • Looking for opportunities – opening up to future possibilities
Speakers
Ben Stevens,
CEO
Risk Dynamics
Rod Snodgrass,
CEO Spark Ventures
Spark New Zealand

16:50

Chairperson’s Closing Address

17:00

End of Conference Day One

08:30

Registration and Welcome Coffee

09:00

Chairperson’s Opening Address

09:10

Keynote – Embarking on the IT Disaster Recovery Journey: An Integral Aspect of Risk 
Management

  • The IT Disaster Recovery Journey – where to begin?
  • Discussing the myths, assumptions and challenges in achieving IT Disaster Recovery maturity
  • Looking through the lens of governance, risk management, leadership, assurance and technology/operations
  • Reflecting on the barriers to effective IT Disaster Recovery and solutions to overcome these
Speakers
Pradeep Navalkar,
Principal Advisor ICT Service Continuity Management
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
MANAGING CYBER RISK

09:50

Understanding and managing the threat of cyber risk

  • Reviewing cyber risks – what types of threats are there?
  • Understanding the new vulnerabilities that arise from technological advancements
  • Recognising the complexity of cyber risk and basic cybersecurity hygiene
  • Using technology to fight technology – Security protocols and streamlining operating systems
Speakers
Adrian Sparrow,
Group Risk Assurance Manager
Datacom
Paul Connolly,
National Security Manager
Datacom

10:20

Case-Study – Technology & Safety: [NZOSL] From fast fibre to fossil fuels

  • Technology – where it’s needed and how it enables the business.
  • Safety – why it’s essential, and why personal and process safety need equal weight with operations.
  • Risk management and process safety – the same, but different.
  • What happens when it goes wrong? Cautionary tales from the flame front.
Speakers
Toby Beaglehole,
CEO
New Zealand Oil Services

10:50

Morning Tea

BUILDING RESILIENT RISK MANAGEMENT INFRASTRUCTURE

11:20

Future-Planning: What will the business landscape look like in the next 5-10 years?

  • Considering new and emerging risks in the economy – the implications of geopolitics and the fourth industrial revolution
  • Investing in risk to minimize recovery time and quickly adapt to the changed situation
  • Highlighting the temporal element – circumstances change over time and risk analysis must take that into account
Speakers
Katrina Felton,
Director of Operations
McDonald’s Corporation

12:00

Networking Lunch

13:00

Futures Thinking: A new approach to managing risk. 

  • Forecasting your organisation’s future
  • Applying an innovative methodology to risk management
  • Developing your organisation’s resilience
Speakers
Christine Young,
Head of Internal Audit
Kiwibank

13:40

Panel – Harnessing data and analysis for smarter risk decisions 

  • 13:40Selecting the right technology for your risk needs
  • Using information and analysis to make smarter risk management choices
  • Gleaning actionable insights from your risk reports
  • Ensuring a balanced approach to risk technology: avoid being a slave to risk software
Speakers
Shane Bidois,
Chief Risk and Safety Officer
MetService
Steve Clark,
Head of Risk and Assurance
Fisher and Paykel
Ian Curry,
Group Risk Manager
Fletcher Building

14:30

Case-study – Aquatic risk management and its applications

  • Outlining the key factors in developing risk management plans
  • Identifying the physical risks in assessment - the importance of being onsite and risk aware
  • Designing strategies to mitigate the risks once identified
  • Applications of the specific to the general – resilient models of risk management
Speakers
Nick Mulcahy,
Director/Coastal Scientist
Coastal Research, 2015 RiskNZ Young/Emerging Risk Manager of the Year

15:00

Afternoon Tea

15:30

Applying "the three lines of defense" model for effective risk management

  • Outline of the three lines of defense model
  • How should specific duties be assigned and coordinated within the organisation?
  • Ensuring no “gaps” nor confusion in coverage of risk management
  • The 2nd line of defense – Outlining the responsibilities of risk management and compliance functions
  • The 3rd line of defense – The scope of internal audit assurance
Speakers
Raj Hit,
Senior Audit Manager, Internal Audit
Heartland Bank
MANAGING PROJECT RISK

16:10

Applying common sense: Differentiating project risk and business/organisational risk

  • Understanding project risk as a unique discipline
  • Scope, resource, and schedule risks in project management
  • Advanced risk analysis techniques for addressing key issues
  • Lessons for the wider industry from project risk management principles
Speakers
Samit Skaria,
Project Risk Specialist
Auckland Transport

16:50

Chairperson’s Closing Address

17:00

End of Conference 

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