Our 2022
Schedule and Agenda

Schedule and Agenda

FULL AGENDA

Thursday, 5 May 2022

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Registration open

09:00 AM - 09:05 AM

Welcome from Master of Ceremonies

09:05 AM - 10:05 AM

The Thankyou story: Challenge the status quo and turn ideas into reality

A company founder at the age of 19, Daniel Flynn grew Thankyou from the bottom up. His unrelenting belief in the vision – to make the world a more equal place – has seen the company develop a footprint that stretches across 20 countries and has delivered life-saving programs to more than 871,000 people in need.

Drawing on the Thankyou story, Daniel will inspire and motivate you to recognise your greatness, and demonstrate how to adapt bold, out-of-the-box thinking to change the game and make meaningful connections in your professional and personal lives."

Daniel Flynn
SPEAKER
Daniel Flynn
Co-Founder , Thankyou
10:40 AM - 11:10 AM

Morning tea and networking

11:10 AM - 11:45 AM

Panel: Reconfiguring your ESG framework

Risk management | Ethics and professional responsibility

ESG is no longer a nice to have – With pressure from investors and many factors of ESG intersecting in the operation of business, risk of litigation and exposure is increasing.

In this session, our panel will unpack how you can develop an ESG framework that meets global reporting standards, mitigates risk of greenwash and maximises opportunities.
Gain insights to the role of the GC in leading change and discover how you can best support your business to succeed through growing social and regulatory pressure.

Key takeaways:

  • Risk management - Learn strategies for minimising client risk and exposure associated with environmental, social and governance issues
  • Governance and disclosure - Gain insights into the new consistent and global ESG reporting standards proposed by the ISSB
  • The role of GCs - Discover how your law department can support and lead your business in making change and championing ESG factors - internally and externally
Katrina Bullock
PANELLIST
Katrina Bullock
General Counsel , Greenpeace Australia Pacific
12:50 PM - 01:40 PM

Lunch break and networking

01:40 PM - 02:10 PM

Gold partner session

02:10 PM - 02:45 PM

Panel: Cyber - it's not just data you need to safeguard

Risk management | Ethics and professional responsibility

Hacktivists, IP theft & supply chain security. As 'privacy by design' and security of personal data systems have become standard, threat actors have shifted their focus, increasing complexity, developing sophisticated ransomware and finding new ways to target businesses.

In this session, discover the role of the CC and GC in safeguarding your clients as we unpack the trends, new threats and increasing areas of exposure.

Our panel will discuss:

  • Strategies to reduce the impact and manage client reputation in light of cyber attacks
  • Cyber security and risk management considerations for M&As
  • The role of the GC in preparing and coaching the board and executives for attacks and the ethical and legal implications of paying a ransom
Reece Corbett-Wilkins
PANELLIST
Reece Corbett-Wilkins
Partner , Clyde & Co
Annie Haggar
PANELLIST
Annie Haggar
Global Legal Lead, Strategic Partnerships , Accenture
Justin Forsell
PANELLIST
Justin Forsell
Advisory Executive , Accenture
02:45 PM - 03:20 PM

Session to be announced

03:20 PM - 03:30 PM

MC close & event concludes

  • Agenda subject to change