Accounting Business Expo 2020 Agenda | Tech Talks

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Tech Talks, Monday 16 November 2020

The Hon Nick Greiner
09:30

Business And Politics - The Next 10 Years

New political movements in the UK, the US and much of Europe have overturned the status quo, mostly moving to the right. Xi Jinping’s China is exerting its might with the Belt and Road initiative and other projects. Business leaders are weighing into public conversations on the limits of free speech and climate change. What does leadership look like in the next decade?
  • Will business leaders and businesses become advocates for political causes and not just profits?
  • How will political parties revitalise trust with constituents when technology is outpacing governance?
  • Will the era of trillion dollar companies drive Australia towards lesser equality in wealth?
Tanya Titman
10:00

Why An Innovation Strategy Is Not About Technology

How can a firm approach innovation? Does it look different in a small firm compared to a large one? The biggest challenge is convincing people that innovation doesn’t equal technology. It’s about creating a culture and a mindset. Hear one accountant’s exploration of innovation from within her award-winning, 20-staff firm to a $300 million mid-tier.
  • Discover the seven conditions to create a culture of innovation
  • Learn how you can innovate with your business model, process or market
  • Find out how to coordinate innovation within a larger firm
Tom Eustice
Tech Talks
11:00

How To Get The Most Out Of Class’ Time Saving Features

  • Reduce your annual SMSF administration processing time down to 1-3 hours per fund per year through automation
  • Administer up to 250 SMSFs and process tax statements in just a few clicks
  • Simplify complex corporate actions with bulk processing across multiple funds
Gavin Levinsohn
Tech Talks
11:20

Close The Gap Before They Do – A Primer On The Cyber Scams Targeting Finance Teams And What To Do About Them

This tech talk will
  • Unpack the latest social engineering scams, duping and defrauding finance teams
  • What to do about them
  • How to mitigate the rest of loss in the payments process
  • How to enhance payment controls to prevent successful cyber-attacks
Bruce Minty
Tech Talks
11:40

Introducing Sage Data Hub

  • Fusing insights into workflows to optimise practice compliance
  • Unifying Sage and Non-Sage data into a cloud data warehouse
  • Delivering scalable and proactive advisory-driven engagement
Steve Paea
Tech Talks
12:00

Has Your Business Adapted Well In 2020 And Beyond? When Is It The Right Time To Move To NetSuite?

  • How many current systems are you operating?
  • Too many spreadsheets?
  • Too much administration? Are you duplicating information with a lot of copying and pasting?
Watch a presentation on what NetSuite can do and why it is important to choose the right implementation partner when implementing a new system.
Ron Drost
Tech Talks
12:20

Major Changes To ATO Correspondence Delivery

  • The ATO document system changes you will need to make
  • Getting the security right when delivering ATO documents
  • See an NOA processed in less than 10 seconds using AI and Machine learning
Stan Corner
Tech Talks
12:40

ATOmate: The Ultimate ATO Document Automation

  • Discover how easy it is to automate the processing of ATO documents
  • Discover how to cut administration time by 90% so you can focus on your customer and client
  • Find out how to get your team to love you for automating time consuming tasks
Tristan Daniell
Tech Talks
13:00

Breaking Down The Common One-Size-Fits-All Approach To Cloud Accounting With IPA Books+

  • Discover how a modular approach can personalise the cloud accounting experience
  • Learn how IPA Books+ enables collaboration and promotes improved productivity
  • Understand how you can adhere to mandatory ATO requirements like Single Touch Payroll (STP)
Chris Palagy
Tech Talks
13:20

MyBMT. Everything You Need To Manage Tax Depreciation And More

  • Manage schedules – View and update client depreciation schedules and download in CSV or Excel format
  • Estimate depreciation – Check the likely deductions on your client’s property before ordering a schedule
  • Record keeping – Your clients can track property income and expenses, upload files, photos and receipts and share them with you
Madison La Pira
Tech Talks
13:40

STP Made Easy. How 5000 Accounting Firms Are Running Payroll 10x Faster With Payroller

  • Using Payroller's agent portal to set up and run STP for your clients
  • Simplifying payroll with simple design and effective features
  • Finding solutions for small businesses to comply with regulations
Madison La Pira, Content Marketing Manager, Payroller by Bookipi
Jake Sewell
Tech Talks
14:00

Streamlining Your Firm’s Efficiencies Whilst Improving Your Clients Tax Position Using TaxTank

  • Help your clients be tax confident - Discover how features like live bank feeds, core logic integration, built-in smart tax tools, real time tax reporting, centralised portfolio management and permanent document archive will simplify tax for property investor clients and safeguard against audit
  • Simplified Workflow & Effective Collaboration - TaxTank gives you a centralised platform to better manage and communicate with your clients. You’ll be able to easily share and access information from a secure platform your clients will love
  • Real-Time Reporting & Instant Messaging - Monitor your clients' tax all year round, flag problems and offer advice when it matters most. You’ll be able to quickly answer questions, improve collaboration, and get the information you need in real-time
Adriana Cavallo
Tech Talks
14:20

Empowering Your Firm By Creating A Connected Practice

  • What does a connect practice look like?
  • The positive impact that a connected practice has on your workflow
  • By using BGL, how can you create a connected practice
Ben Gill
Tech Talks
14:40

Getting The Best Out Of NowInfinity

  • How to increase company, trust, SMSF by 30%
  • Why your firm needs to go cloud based with corporate compliance
  • New cloud based trust register
  • How to update your SMSF’s within seconds
Jamie Beresford
Tech Talks
15:00

Real Life Stories From The Frontline Of Cyber Crime

  • Real life examples of accounting firms that got breached
  • Why hackers don’t hack anymore: they log in
  • Simple steps to secure your data & stay trusted
Tom Port
Tech Talks
15:20

Culture - How The Small And Medium Firms Can Compete With The Big 4 In A Real Way!

  • Do all of the talented people want to work for the Big 4? Or do they work for those firms that have been around forever? The truth is that it doesn’t matter.
  • Talented people will work for firms that offer them the best culture. And they will stay
  • Think about recruitment from a new, but very real perspective. We look at the environment, the software and the psychology of recruiting (and retaining) the best people
  • How you do things can have an impact on your recruitment today, but this will become absolutely critical in the very near future
Jeremy Thorpe
16:00

Where To From Here For The Australian Economy?

What a year! 2020 heralded a global pandemic and consequently Australia’s first recession in 29 years. Where does this leave the economy now, and what can we expect to see in 2021 and beyond?
Neil Luo
16:30

The Role Of The Accountant In Shaping The Modern Business Of 2020

A discussion between Australia's fastest growing Fintech and an established giant of SME business technology. Airwallex and Xero will discuss the concept of the modern business and the importance of thinking and acting globally for customers, suppliers and employees.
  • Find out how SMEs are using technology to compete with big business and how their accounting partners are supporting them
  • Hear how Airwallex became the fastest unicorn in Australian history and how startups can supercharge their growth
  • Learn how to identify opportunities to save time and money with automating, offshoring and innovating
last published: 17/Sep/20 06:35

Tech Talks, Tuesday 17 November 2020

Shane Gannon
09:00

CFO’s Story: How To Manage A $13 Billion Company In Growth Mode

What’s on the plate of a CFO of a $13 billion company that is experiencing rapid growth? Mirvac’s assets under management nearly doubled to $23 billion in five years and are on track to hit $32 billion by 2024. How do you scale up an organisation to handle that growth and avoid inefficiency?
  • Discover the technology trends that are changing the skillset needed in the finance team
  • Find out why employee engagement is such a critical metric to supporting high growth
  • Get tips on how to create a high-performing culture
Gavin Whyte
09:30

Why Everyone Will Move to Real-Time Audits, and When

The basics of carrying out an audit haven’t changed for centuries. The tectonic shifts in technology are giving rise to new ways of thinking that could see sampling dumped for real-time audits of every single transaction – even if a SME sells thousands of items a day.
  • Discover how changes access to banking data will give accountants much more power
  • Learn about the potential new models for audit and when they are likely to emerge
  • Find out how firms can redesign their audit teams and create radical new services
Tanya Drerup
10:00

Innovating By Systems – How An E-Commerce Giant Goes Global

Ecommerce giant Carsales.com.au is a household name for cars, motorcycles and marine classifieds. But it’s not just in Australian households. The $4.5 billion ASXer operates across the Asia Pacific and has interests in Brazil, South Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Mexico.
  • Understand how systems are critical to hitting operational and financial metrics
  • Discover how operations and finance teams work together
  • Find out how to innovate quickly within the constraints of ASX regulations
Interviewee: Tanya Drerup, General Manager, Corporate Systems, Carsales.com.au
Ron Drost
Tech Talks
11:00

Major Changes To ATO Correspondence Delivery

  • TheATO document system changes you will need to make
  • Getting the security right when delivering ATO documents
  • See an NOA processed in less than 10 seconds using AI and Machine learning
Steve Paea
Tech Talks
11:20

Has Your Business Adapted Well In 2020 And Beyond? When Is It The Right Time To Move To NetSuite?

  • How many current systems are you operating?
  • Too many spreadsheets?
  • Too much administration? Are you duplicating information with a lot of copying and pasting?
Watch a presentation on what NetSuite can do and why it is important to choose the right implementation partner when implementing a new system.
Wafaa Said
Tech Talks
11:40

How To Get Your Audit Done Smoothly

  • Record keeping and providing supporting documentation
  • Working with your auditor
  • Response to technical queries
Stan Corner
Tech Talks
12:00

ATOmate: The Ultimate ATO Document Automation

  • Discover how easy it is to automate the processing of ATO documents
  • Discover how to cut administration time by 90% so you can focus on your customer and client
  • Find out how to get your team to love you for automating time consuming tasks
Sean Wilson
Tech Talks
12:20

How HR Tech Helps You Avoid People Management Headaches And ‘Wage Theft’ Scandals

People management headaches can be damaging to your business. They can also be costly and time-consuming to resolve. ‘Wage theft’ scandals can also be very-expensive and damaging to your brand.
  • Discover how HR tech can help you manage people and compliance more effectively,
  • See how HR tech can help you manage mandatory employee records more efficiently,
  • Learn how HR tech can reduce people management stress and save you time & money!
Andrew Hiscox
Tech Talks
12:40

How NETSTOCK Inventory Optimisation Can Help Transform Businesses

  • Free up cash and improve the balance sheet
  • Increase sales
  • Improve planning and replenishment efficiency
Tom Eustice
Tech Talks
13:00

How To Get The Most Out Of Class’ Time Saving Features

  • Reduce your annual SMSF administration processing time down to 1-3 hours per fund per year through automation
  • Administer up to 250 SMSFs and process tax statements in just a few clicks
  • Simplify complex corporate actions with bulk processing across multiple funds
Nicole Mullins
Tech Talks
13:40

Reporting Can Be Tedious And Time Consuming. Come Along And See How insightsoftware’s Excel-Based Reporting Solutions Can Help You

  • Easily create fast, real-time financial and operational reports
  • Drill-down down to transactional and invoice details
  • Low cost and quick to install
Session led by: insightsoftware
Chris Ristevski
Tech Talks
14:00

The Big Bang Theory (The Evolution Of Audit Insurance)

  • Avoid having that awkward conversation with your client if they are ever audited by the ATO
  • In this post royal commission era, we make sure our solution keeps you compliant with ASIC and the Privacy Act
  • You, the Accountant get ultimate flexibility around how you promote this to your clients
Daniel Tramontana
Tech Talks
14:40

Topic: Unlocking The Power Of Your Firm's Data

  • How does current real time data affect your workflow & planning
  • How your client engagement can improve by embracing data
  • How to make data driven decisions by using BGL
last published: 17/Sep/20 06:35