Risk, Culture and Compliance Conference

Getting New Zealand organisations risk ready 

20 - 21 Oct 2020AUT, Auckland
Event Details

Agenda

8:30
Registration and coffee
9:00
Opening remarks from the Chair
Nathanael Sterling, Project Controls – Quality and Risk, Infrastructure Projects, Downer NZ Limited
9:10
How COVID-19 changed the global business risk landscape

• Examining the implications of COVID-19 on the New Zealand economy
• Exploring how vulnerable supply chain links have affected imports and exports
• Assessing the crises related risks that require greater attention in your crisis management strategy
• Investigating relevant national and international standards for management of disruption-related risks
 

Chris Peace, Lecturer - Occupational Health and Safety, Victoria University of Wellington & Managing Director, Risk Management
9:50
Developing a whanau-centric “risk-based-approach” to COVID-19 – The National Iwi Chairs Forum Framework

Dealing with the complex nature of the global pandemic saw a large degree of uncertainty by the public and in particular our Maori communities.

  • Build the Te Tiriti o Waitangi framework inter-linked with the State and respective agencies
  • Establishing the pandemic threat and risk landscape (intel-picture) / role and road map
  • Technology becomes one of your best friends around Crisis Management Response (GRC System) Chris Kumeroa, Director, Global Risk Consulting
  • *Secondment to the Operational Command Centre during COVID-19
Chris Kumeroa, Director, Global Risk Consulting
10:30
Morning break
11:00
Board and C-suite executive address: What is our risk perception?

• Learning what the key risks are for boards and C-suite executives
• How do their risks correspond with that of an organisation’s structure and strategy?
• How to best align top the risk priorities between all management levels
• Understanding how risk appetite influences risk strategy?

Kevin Jenkins, Founder, MartinJenkins
11:40
Risk reporting: Making it timely and engaging, and not just a compliance exercise

• Reviewing current reporting frameworks - how to upgrade them?
• The latest risk reporting tools and technologies
• Realising the benefits of having input from all levels of the organisation
• Importance of providing regular reporting to the wider organisation
• What tools and communication encourage buy-in and awareness of key risks?

David Sutton, Partner, KPMG
12:20
Lunch break
1:20
Panel: Key learnings from recent disasters on future crisis management

• Looking at what risks profiles were increased for various sectors
• Investigating the preparedness of organisations to tackle such crises
• Exploring how often and in how much depth will crisis management plans be reviewed
• Examining when a crisis plan should be enacted- How soon is too soon and vice versa?

Anthony McMahon, Chief Technologist, The IT Psychiatrist
John Williams , Director, Healthpoint Ltd
Brent Sutton, Principal, Safety Associates
2:00
How to encourage risk as part of the organisational cultural norm?

• Bringing risk into everyday conversations
• What communication channels are most appropriate to promote risk culture and risk management
• Using risk management effectively to deliver the right outcomes for different risk types

Anthony McMahon, Chief Technologist, The IT Psychiatrist
2:40
Case Study: How NZ companies have reduced negative risk exposure by implementing a strong risk culture based on other companies’ lessons

• Examining ways which the organisational culture has changed for the better whilst not compromising innovation and creative license
• Engaging the board and C-suite successfully based on risk narrative and appetite
• Supporting leaderships’ role in enabling a strong risk culture to develop

Jeff Brown, Director, Jeff Brown Security Management
3:10
Afternoon Break
3:30
Roundtables

Roundtables are 30-minutes each and delegates
can participate in two:


Table 1: Future risk management - Is climate change on your radar? How far is too far to dedicate financial resources towards future risks?
Table 2: Crisis Management- In what ways have recent crises shaped your future crisis management strategy?
Table 3: Global health pandemics - How has your stakeholder network responded?
Table 4: Technology threats and trends- examining risk profiles of cyber, digital and data risks

 

 

4:30
Case Study: How Auckland DHB responded to the COVID-19 Global Pandemic

• Learning what health and safety measures were heightened and/ or introduced to combat such health crises

• Investigating the role of technology and communication in a pandemic 

• Understanding the process of dealing with Emergency and Capacity Management   

• Examining the strain put on human resources- How was this managed?

• Recognising the key learnings in order to be better prepared for another crisis e.g. epidemic disaster

Shahid Gill, Senior Health and Safety Manager, Auckland DHB
5:10
Summary remarks from the Chair and Networking Drinks
9:00
Welcome back from the Chair
Nathanael Sterling, Project Controls – Quality and Risk, Infrastructure Projects, Downer NZ Limited
9:10
Imminent cyber threats: How your data is always at risk

• Learning what cyber threats have grown in use recently that all organisations should be aware of
• Managing business disruption- aligning preventative and recovery risk strategies with reoccuring cyber threats
• How to utilise exisitng technology to tackle long-term issues
• Understanding the heightened cyber threats that targets 'news hungry' consumers during a global health pandemic

Stewart McKeen, Senior ICT Risk and Compliance Advisor, Auckland Council
9:40
Increasing digitalisation of risk

• Exploring the future of digital risk: Artificial Intelligence and automation
• Understanding digital tools for future risk management
• What can be done today to help mitigate business disruption as a result of digital risk

Stewart McKeen, Senior ICT Risk and Compliance Advisor, Auckland Council
10:20
Morning break
10:40
How data privacy could become a new competitive advantage in the growing digital age

• Understanding how superior data privacy can lead to sustained competitive advantage
• Analysing how past data leaks have negatively affected business operations
• Examining human resources’ role in data privacy in daily business

Kari Jones, General Manager of Data & Analytics , NZ Post
11:10
Panel: Calculated risk taking: Encouraging innovative thinking

• How being risk adverse limits opportunities and how embracing more of the right types of risk opens more of those opportunities
• Determining why hallmark innovative organisations need superior leadership and management
• Examining the ever-increasing emphasis on innovation around sustainability

Karen Boyes, Northern Regional Manager, Broadspectrum Ltd
12:00
What Agile means for risk, culture and compliance

• What Agile really is, and what it’s not
• Learning how taking an Agile approach can reduce risk
• Why culture is so important to Agile (and how to help develop and build the ‘right’ culture)
• What compliance looks like in an Agile environment

Erika Barden, Head of Agile , Frank Innovation & Transformation
12:30
Lunch break
1:30
Risk and Compliance for a financial services start-up in 2020

• Learning the risks of entering an already greatly competitive market
• Examining how elite compliance can aid a healthy beginning to the business
• Investigating the risks that if left ill-managed in the early stages can cause significant harm later

2:00
Compliance and regulatory risks: How they fit into the overall risk landscape
  • Examining why compliance and regulatory risks play a significant role in an organisation’s overall risk strategy and culture
  • Investigating how to “make compliance matter” at your organisation
  • Practical tips on creating effective regulatory and compliance frameworks and tools
Louise Unger, Head of Legal, Risk & Compliance Services, NZ, LOD
2:30
How emergency and business continuity planning are aiding Australian/New Zealand organisations to manage an unplanned event: Including the COVID-19 recovery
  • Understanding the importance of emergency and business continuity planning in an unplanned event 
  • Understanding what risks does this type of planning aim to minimise for a SME 
  • Balancing detail versus practicality 
  • Analysing the impact on staffing: what do you need to consider in a pandemic? 
John Williams , Director, Healthpoint Ltd
3:10
Afternoon Break
3:30
How insurance policies will change to account for future risks

• Learning which industries will feel the biggest impacts of insurance adjustments
• What can and cannot be insured, and how expensive it will be
• Analysing how climate change is forcing the industry to recalculate an unpredictable future
• Investigating how insurance products may change to cover global crises

Gavin Pearce, Chief Risk Officer, Tower Insurance Limited
4:10
Risk management as a profession: How do we move forward?

• The increasing importance of people in risk management
• How will the role of risk managers change?
• Investigating the must-have skills and attributes required for an elite risk manager
• Are current risk management training practices good enough to prepare our future risk managers?
• How soon will we see cyber-risk management specialists become an organisational necessity?

Sarah Pass, Operational Risk Manager, Deloitte
4:50
Closing remarks from the Chair and end of conference
  • Risk, Culture and Compliance Conference
  • $2499 + GST
  • 20 - 21 Oct 2020
  • Conference group of 3+
  • $1899 + GST
  • 20 - 21 Oct 2020
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