ASA Investor Conference 2020

Australian Shareholders' Association regrets to announce that following the Prime Minister's ban on non-essential gatherings of 100 or more poeple indoors, we must cancel the ASA Investor Conference scheduled for 18 and 19 May.

FULL REFUNDS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR REGISTRANTS IF THEY WISH OR LEAVE THE REGISTRATION FEE WITH US TO GUARANTEE THEIR PLACE AT THE 2021 CONFERENCE. 

With achieve your investing vision as our theme, we have planned a comprehensive and ambitious program with a range of knowledgeable industry speakers specifically selected with retail shareholders in mind.

All topics will be relevant to both active investors trying to grow their wealth and retirees protecting their savings.

The conference provides maximum opportunity for meeting other investors, sharing ideas, and swapping investing “War Stories”.

We have also included several excellent optional extras that are well worth your consideration.

Our aim is to ensure you receive the maximum return on your registration investment.

The conference program allows time for you socialise with fellow investors and the presenters during our breaks, the happy hour and at the conference dinner.

We also carefully select sponsors to attend and display their financial products to you but only if we believe they can help you on your investing journey.


Save $80 on the standard ticket! Buy an early bird ticket (prices below) until 31 March 2020

  • $665.00pp (Non Member) / $465.00pp (ASA Members)

Includes daily conference sessions, morning tea, seated lunch and afternoon tea, happy hour, conference satchel and access to speaker presentations via the conference app. Audio will be recorded on the day for most presentations and will be provided in the weeks following the conference.

If you experience any issues with registration, please call 1300 368 448.

Please ensure you enter any special dietary requirements or allergies and update your marketing preferences before registering as this information is mandatory.


Terms & Conditions

Program Amendments: Although every effort will be made to deliver the presentations as outlines in the Conference program, ASA reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the program, including cancelling the event where required.
Cancellations & Refund Policy: Cancellations & Refund Policy: All cancellations will incur a $75 administration fee. No refunds will be given for any cancellations received within 14 days of the event or non-attendance on the day. A substitute delegate is welcome to attend.
Use of photos taken during the event: Photos of attendees at the event may be used in our marketing materials. If you do not want your image in our marketing materials, please advise us by emailing
share@asa.asn.au 

When
5/18/2020 9:00 AM - 5/19/2020 5:00 PM
AUS Eastern Standard Time
Where
Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park 161 Elizabeth Street Sydney NSW 2000
   

Monday, 18 May 2020

Description
Please see the registration desk to receive your name badge and delegate satchel.
Category
All delegates
Time
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
8:00 AM
Allan Goldin, Board Chair, Australian Shareholders' Association
Category
All delegates
Time
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
9:00 AM
Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist, HSBC will open the conference with an overview of domestic and international affairs affecting our economy.
Category
All delegates
Time
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
9:15 AM
Morning tea provided. Please advise us of any dietary requirements.
Category
All delegates
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
10:15 AM
Jeremy Cooper, Chairman of Retirement Income at Challenger, will explore some of the many challenges and risks facing retirees and explain the role annuities can play in managing them.
Category
Breakout session 1
Time
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
10:45 AM
Hear from one of Australia's pre-eminent and successful stock-pickers with over 25 years of experience in the stock market - Charlie Aitken of Aitken Funds Management.
Category
Breakout session 1
Time
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
10:45 AM
Morningstar retail analyst Johannes Faul will give us insights into where the sector is heading and which type of stocks to avoid.
Category
Breakout session 1
Time
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
10:45 AM
This session will feature David Harrison, Managing Director and Group CEO of Charter Hall discussing investment opportunities and the future of Australian investments.
Category
Breakout session 2
Time
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
11:45 AM
Felicity Cooper, founder of Cooper Wealth Management will look at the opportunities available to investors in a low yield environment.
Category
Breakout session 2
Time
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
11:45 AM
David Bassanese of BetaShares will provide insights that can help you simplify your diverse portfolio by picking the right exchange traded funds.
Category
Breakout session 2
Time
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
11:45 AM
Lunch provided. Please advise us of any dietary requirements.
Category
All delegates
Time
12:45 PM - 1:30 PM
12:45 PM
Kien Trinh, Head of Research at Lincoln Indicators will discuss the drivers of portfolio return. His presentation will examine how to construct a portfolio of stocks using a quantitative approach to investing, outlining which factors help drive portfolio returns in Australia.
Time
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
1:30 PM
Gerald Stack, Head of Infrastructure at Magellan, looks at opportunities for retail investors to buy into large-scale infrastructure projects such as railways, roads, airports and ports.
Category
Breakout session 3
Time
1:30 PM - 3:10 PM
1:30 PM
Graeme Colley, Executive Manager, SMSF Technical and Private Wealth, SuperConcepts, will help you set up your portfolio to manage paying the pension and growing your portfolio without taking on too much risk.
Category
Breakout session 3
When
5/18/2020 1:30 PM - 12/18/2020 3:10 PM
1:30 PM
Jordan Eliseo, Senior Investment Manager at The Perth Mint, will explain where he thinks the gold price is heading and why every portfolio should diversify with this precious metal.
Category
Breakout session 3
Time
2:20 PM - 3:10 PM
2:20 PM
Hear from industry specialist John O’Shea (Ord Minnett)  which parts of the sector are best positioned to meet these headwinds and provide investors with the best returns over the cycle.
Time
2:20 PM - 3:10 PM
2:20 PM
Afternoon tea provided. Please advise of any dietary requirements.
Category
All delegates
Time
3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
3:10 PM
With the development pipeline of $112 billion, Lendlease CEO, Steve McCann has a big task ahead of him.
Time
3:40 PM - 4:30 PM
3:40 PM
A panel session chaired by James Marlay, the co-founder of Livewire Markets, a leading source of investment ideas in Australia.
Category
Breakout session 3
Time
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
4:30 PM
Complimentary for all delegates, happy hour is a great opportunity to meet and network with fellow members.
Category
All delegates
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5:00 PM
Join fellow delegates for a seated three-course dinner with special guest speaker Marcus Padley, Investment Strategist and writer of long-running investment newsletter Marcus Today.  See Optional Extras to add this to your cart.
Category
Optional extras
Time
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 PM

Tuesday, 19 May 2020

Description
Doug Morris, Chief Executive Officer of portfolio tracking platform Sharesight, provides insight into disruptors.
Category
Breakout session 5
Time
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
8:30 AM
Investing in credit related assets such as government and corporate bonds has traditionally been the domain of large wholesale and institutional investors. This session will discuss how retail investors can take advantage of openings in the sector through exchange traded funds and listed investment trusts that invest in portfolios of bonds, loans and other credit assets.
Category
Breakout session 5
Time
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
8:30 AM
John McBain, CEO of Centuria Capital Group (ASX: CNI) looks at ways to select the REIT that best meets your needs, income or capital gains and the advantages of listed REITs against unlisted property trusts.
Category
Breakout session 5
Time
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
8:30 AM
Join Anthony Doyle from Fidelity International to understand how you can identify investment opportunities in this rising giant economy.
Category
Breakout session 7
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
9:30 AM
Understand private equity, its trends, the sectors funds are looking at and how you as a retail investor can get in on the opportunity, with Bailador's Investor & Co-Founder, David Kirk.
Category
Breakout session 6
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
9:30 AM
In this session, John Likos, Director of Investment Management at Bond Adviser examines credit markets, their future, key risks and opportunities on the horizon.
Category
Breakout session 6
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
9:30 AM
Morning tea provided. Please advise us of any dietary requirements.
Category
All delegates
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
10:30 AM
Pete Morrissey, CEO, Real Estate Securities
Category
Breakout session 7
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM
After many years of buying and selling small caps Henry Jennings has seen it all. He will guide us how and what to what to look for and most importantly what to avoid in this potentially lucrative but under-researched sector.
Category
Breakout session 7
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Robert Swift, TAMIM
Category
Breakout session 7
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Explore the opportunity to invest outside of the normal asset classes with Local Government Super
Category
Breakout session 7
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
12:00 PM
Graham Hand, Managing Editor of Firstlinks has been in the investment business for over 40 years. He will tell you how to properly construct He will tell you how to properly construct a portfolio that will stand the  vicissitudes of the stock market. Follow his five steps and you will build a portfolio to last.
Category
Breakout session 8
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
12:00 PM
Hear from Spark Infrastructure's Managing Director, Rick Francis in the energy generation sector and government to understand the future of renewable energy and its potential as an investment.
Category
Breakout session 8
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
12:00 PM
Lunch is provided. Please advise us of any dietary requirements.
Category
All delegates
Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
1:00 PM
Please listen to experts about the future of investments and markets in Asia.
Time
1:45 PM - 2:40 PM
1:45 PM
Get unique insight into the future of our banking systems through this moderated panel featuring industry experts.
Category
All delegates
Time
1:45 PM - 2:40 PM
1:45 PM
Join Alastair Symington, CEO of Blackmores to gain an insight into one of Australia's most successful healthcare companies.
Time
2:40 PM - 3:30 PM
2:40 PM
Afternoon tea provided. Please advise of any dietary requirements.
Category
All delegates
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
3:30 PM
Stephen Mayne comes in again to grill directors from top ASX companies. How can we do better and enable stronger corporate governance? Attend and find out!
Category
All delegates
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4:00 PM
Time
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
5:00 PM
 

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