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 1 & 2, Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart
8.15am – 8.30am Conference Opening and Welcome
AILA TAS Organising Committee Chair
8.30am – 9.00am Opening Address
9.00am – 9.45am Cyber Security  
Fergus Brooks, Team Leader Cyber Risk Management at CTRL Group
9:45am – 10.00am Ron Shorter Presentation
10.00am – 10.15am Ron Shorter Presentation
10.15am – 10.45am

Environmental Class Actions
Joshua Aylward, Special Counsel, Shine Lawyers

• Red flags for today
• Red flags for tomorrow
• What technological advances are assisting in this area?
• Who pays? Litigation funding/nominal insurers etc

10.45am – 11.15am Morning Tea & Exhibition
Mezzanine Level, Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart
  Plenary Session
Grand Ballroom 1 & 2, Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart
11.15am – 12.00pm 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
12.15pm – 12.30pm Ron Shorter Presentation
12.30pm – 1.15pm Driverless Cars Panel Session
Henry Silvester, Principal, Barry.Nilsson
Dr Kirsten McKillop, National Transport Commission


• Liability in testing phases
• Safety measures / third party security controls
• Insurances for initial tests
How far will it go with the Internet of Things?

1.15pm – 2.00pm Lunch & Exhibition
Mezzanine Level, Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart
  Concurrent Session 1
Grand Ballroom 1 & 2
Concurrent Session 2
Grand Ballroom 3
2.00pm – 3.30pm 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

3.30pm – 4.00pm Afternoon Tea & Exhibition
Mezzanine Level, Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart
  Plenary Session
Grand Ballroom 1 & 2, Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart
4.00pm – 5.00pm

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
9:00am – 9.45am

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

  Concurrent Session 1
Grand Ballroom 1 & 2
Concurrent Session 2
Grand Ballroom 3
10.00am – 10.50am

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
  Concurrent Session 1
Grand Ballroom 1 & 2
Concurrent Session 2
Grand Ballroom 3
11:15am – 12.00pm

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.

Claims Farming
TBA

  Plenary Session
Grand Ballroom 1 & 2, Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart
12:05pm – 12.50pm Royal Commissions and the Insurance Industry
Wendy Harris QC, Victorian Bar
12:50pm – 1.00pm Closing and Thanks
1.00pm – 3.30pm
Closing Lunch with John X
Federation Ballroom, Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart


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