PROGRAM

This is a preliminary program and subject to change. Please check this page regularly for updates.

Wednesday 30 October 2019

1.45pm - 4.00pm
L@AILA Launch
Etties
VIEW THE BROCHURE REGISTER

4.00pm - 5.30pm
YP Networking Event
The Glass House

5.30pm - 8.00pm
Welcome Reception
Brooke St Larder
The welcome reception is a fabulous opportunity to connect and reconnect with conference delegates and industry peers

6.00pm – 6.10pm Welcome to the 2019 Australian Insurance Law Association National Conference
AILA
6.10pm – 6.20pm Welcome to Country
Alison Overeem
6.20pm – 6.40pm Governors Address Governor
Professor Kate Warner
8.00pm Welcome Reception concludes

Thursday 31 October 2019

7.30am – 5.00pm Registration
  Opening Plenary Session
Grand Ballroom 2 & 3, Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart
8.15am – 8.30am Conference Opening and Welcome
AILA TAS Organising Committee Chair
8.30am – 9.00am Opening Address
Chief Justice Allsop, Federal Court of Australia, AILA Patron
CHAIR Hannah Hughes
9.00am – 9.45am

0.5 CPD Points
(Substantive Law)

Cyber risk - questions for leaders 
Fergus Brooks, Director - The Cyber Advisory Practice

• Anything that is smart can be hacked
• Incident response and cyber insurance
• The role of executive leadership in cyber risk management
• Starting the conversation - questions for the leadership team

9:45am – 10.00am Ron Shorter Presentation
FIFO and Pure Mental Harm Claims - Future Fears and New Perspectives

Joel Speldewinde, Wotton + Kearney – WA winner
10.00am – 10.15am Ron Shorter Presentation
Contractual Indemnities and the Impact on the Insurance Policy as a Whole

Bennet Thomas, QBE - QLD, ACT, NT & TAS winner
CHAIR Hannah Hughes
10.15am – 10.45am

0.5 CPD Points
(Substantive Law)

Class Actions: Breaking new ground
Joshua Aylward, Special Counsel, Shine Lawyers

• Expert Referees
• Red flags for tomorrow
• Common Fund Orders & the High Court
• Defendant insurance policies
• Evolution – types of claims

10.45am – 11.15am Morning Tea & Exhibition
Mezzanine Level, Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart
  Plenary Session
Grand Ballroom 2 & 3, Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart
CHAIR Steve Smith
11.15am – 12.00pm

0.5 CPD Points
(Substantive Law)
Cladding
Stephen Burton, CEO, Ferm Engineering
Mary Catherine Thomas, Professional Indemnity Practice Leader, AON
Hubert Wajszel, Principal, Barry.Nilsson
12.00pm – 12.15pm Ron Shorter Presentation
The price of price optimisation in the insurance industry

Shannen de la Motte, AIG - VIC & SA Winner
12.15pm – 12.30pm Ron Shorter Presentation
Sharing is Caring: Accommodating the Challenges and Implications of the ‘Sharing Economy’

Claudio Trovato, Meridian Lawyers - NSW Winner
CHAIR Steve Smith
12.30pm – 1.15pm

0.5 CPD Points
(Substantive Law)
Driverless Cars Panel Session
Henry Silvester, Principal, Barry.Nilsson
Dr Kirsten McKillop, National Transport Commission


• The future of reform and regulatory achievements
• What is happening in practice
• Modelling options for insurers
• Ethical issues

1.15pm – 2.00pm Lunch & Exhibition
Mezzanine Level, Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart
CHAIR Michael Valentine Rob Winter
  Concurrent Session 1
Grand Ballroom 3
Concurrent Session 2
Grand Ballroom 2
2.00pm – 3.15pm

1 CPD Point
(Substantive Law)
ATV Session
Dr Shane Richardson, Delta-V Experts
David Barclay, Counsel assisting in Coronial Inquest into ATV accidents in Tasmania, now President of the Tasmanian Industrial Commission
Colin Lawson, Quadsafe
Darrell Knight, Quadsafe

• What were the problems identified in the coronial inquests with ATVS?  What were the recommendations?
What has happened currently to meet those recommendations in the industry?
What needs to happen objectively to make ATVs and riding them safer?
Who pays? Landowner? Employer? Manufacturer? Modifier?
What is the market impact on this?
What about third parties involvement?

Future climates and economic development: Implications for trade, infrastructure, and stranded assets
Dr David Newth, Team Leader, CSIRO for Australian and Global Carbon Assessments
Chris Rodd, Chair AIDA Dispute Resolution Working Party
Professor John Church, Climate Change Research Centre

• Link Between GHG emissions and socio-economic development
• Alternative future climates: there are winners and losers
• Impact of climate change on trade on economic growth.
• What the transition path looks like as new economic powers emerge

3.15 - 3.45pm Afternoon Tea & Exhibition
Mezzanine Level, Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart
  Plenary Session
Grand Ballroom 2 & 3, Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart
CHAIR Luke Taylor
3.45pm – 5.00pm

1 CPD Point
(Ethics)

Ethical Debate – You can show them the wording, but you can’t make them read it

Mediator:

Bernie Heinze,
Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, USA.

Team TAS

The Honourable Justice A M Blow AO, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Tasmania & Ken Read SC, Barrister, Malthouse Chambers

Vs

Team QLD

Kristi Riedel, Level Twenty Seven Chambers & Nola Pearce, Level Twenty Seven Chambers

• Insurer/broker obligations of disclosure
Duties of good faith
Royal commission – the new horizon? Or the same old same old?

6.30pm – 11.00pm
Conference Gala Dinner – Tasmanian Feast
MacQ02
Please meet in the lobby at the Hotel Grand Chancellor at 6.20pm.

Friday 1 November 2019

8.30am – 9.00am Registration
  Plenary Session
Grand Ballroom 2 & 3, Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart
CHAIR Alison Hay
9:00am – 9.45am

0.5 CPD Points
(Substantive Law)

Defamation – “‘Two politicians, two actors and two barristers: defamation decisions from Joe Hockey to Geoffrey Rush”
David Gilbertson QC, Victorian Bar

9:45am – 10.00am

2020 Australian Insurance Law Association National Conference
AILA NSW Chapter

CHAIR Steve Smith Rob Winter
  Concurrent Session 1
Grand Ballroom 2 & 3
Concurrent Session 2
Grand Ballroom 1
10.00am – 10.50am

0.5 CPD Points
(Management / Business Skills)

Lloyds Restructure
Bernie Heinze, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, USA

Factual Investigations
Mike Evans, CEO of Australian Security Academy & Lisa Carse, Director of CHS
10.50am – 11.15am Morning Tea & Exhibition
Mezzanine Level, Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart
CHAIR Damon Symes Michael Valentine
  Concurrent Session 1
Grand Ballroom 2 & 3
Concurrent Session 2
Grand Ballroom 1
11:15am – 12.00pm

0.5 CPD Points
(Substantive Law)

Child abuse in institutional settings – The changing legal landscape.
Bill Madden, Special Counsel, Carroll & O’Dea

• Key aspects of the common law;
• Rapidly emerging statutory amendments; and
• An alternate pathway - The National Redress Scheme.

The cost of wellbeing
André Declerck, Director & Clinical Psychologist at PSYCHOLOGYWORKS

  Plenary Session
Grand Ballroom 2 & 3, Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart
CHAIR Hannah Hughes
12:05pm – 12.50pm

0.5 CPD Points
(Substantive Law)
Management of non-financial risk in a post-Royal Commission world
Wendy Harris QC, Victorian Bar

Post the Royal Commission, have organisations learned the hard lessons about management of conduct, and other non-financial, risk? Are we seeing the right system-level changes, or a papering over of systemic risk management issues? And was the Royal Commission the right vehicle for getting organisations to think more effectively about, and deal with, non-financial risk?
12:50pm – 1.00pm Closing and Thanks
1.00pm – 3.30pm
Closing Lunch with John X
Federation Ballroom, Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart

CPD/CIP Points

The 2019 National Conference has been registered (where applicable) for relevant Continuing Professional Development points.

Below is a guide to the points on offer.

ANZIIF
A total of 10 CIP points has been approved by The Institute for the full conference.

NIBA
Course: 2019 AILA National Conference: Off The Map
National Register Code: 18118
Expiry: 15/11/2019
CPD Points: 8pts for full attendance, day 1 only = max 6pts, day 2 only max 3 pts or 1pt/hr capped at 3pts for 1/2 day, 6pts for 1 day, 8pts for full attendance.

CPD Law Societies Time for point allocation is usually as follows:
30 – 45 minutes = 0.5 points
60 – 80 minutes = 1 point
90 – 110 minutes = 1.5 points
120 minutes = 2 points

For legal practitioners in the ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS and VIC, CPD points are self-allocated into mandatory fields required each year and do not require accreditation from the respective law societies.

For legal practitioners in WA, there is a total of 6 points available. Delegates MUST sign in on the sheets provided at the sessions.


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