Optional Extras

For those who want to make the most of their conference experience, we have planned a series of optional activities to complement the conference program:

Optional extra activities are not included in the registration fee (except for the Happy Hour) and are available to all delegates and their partners, as well as ASA members.

Please note numbers are strictly limited and will be confirmed on a first in, first served basis. Registration for these activities will close once maximum numbers have been reached.


Happy Hour (Guest ticket)

Happy hour drinks will be held on Monday 15 May following the end of the final session for day one. Complimentary for all conference delegates, happy hour is a great opportunity to meet and network with fellow members from around Australia. A delegate’s guest may attend for $20 per person.

A networking opportunity will also be held on Tuesday 16 May for those who wish to stay on following the conclusion of the conference. Further details will be advised closer to the date.

Date: Monday, 15 May 2017

Time: 5.00pm - 6.00pm

Venue: Grand Hyatt Melbourne, Pre-foyer area, 123 Collins Street, Melbourne

Cost: Free - conference delegates
          $20 per person - guest of delegate

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Conference Dinner - sponsored by Lincoln Indicators

"Is the game stacked against the independent investor?"

Join fellow conference delegates for the always much anticipated Conference Dinner. Delegates and guests will enjoy a seated three-course dinner, including beverages, at the Pavilion at the Arts Centre Melbourne - located in the heart of Victoria’s arts and entertainment precinct, overlooking the vibrant banks of the Yarra River.

Our special guest speaker will be The Australian’s Wealth Editor, James Kirby who will present "Is the game stacked against the independent investor?". James is one of Australia's most experienced financial journalists. He is a regular commentator on radio and television, is the author of several business biographies and has served on the Walkley Awards Advisory Board. It is sure to be an entertaining evening.

Date: Monday, 15 May 2017

Time: 7.00pm – 10.00pm

Venue: Arts Centre Melbourne, The Pavilion, 100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Cost: $125 per person - members, partners and guests

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Outperforming the Index Masterclass FULLY BOOKED

Following on from the success of these workshops in Queensland in 2016, ASA Member Bill Dodd will present a masterclass for the investor with some experience in share investing. This masterclass aims to encourage investors to think critically about the way in which they invest. Bill Dodd will discuss, in detail, three systems that do outperform the index. However, having a well-tested system is only the first step towards being successful because even with a proven system most investors fail to outperform.

Date: Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Time: 9am to 4.00pm

Venue: Grand Hyatt Melbourne, Mayfair Room 3, 123 Collins Street, Melbourne

Cost: $150 per person - members & their partners
          $170 per person - non-members

Includes: Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, and access to speaker presentations online.

This event is open to both members and non-members. You do not have to be a conference delegate to attend this event.

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Structuring Your Investments Seminar 

Investing is more than making money. It is about your lifestyle beyond paid employment. It’s imperative that you have the right framework and structures in place to maximise your outcomes, manage your affairs and be compliant.

This seminar includes coverage of taxation, estate planning, record keeping and benchmarking your portfolio. It will also address the changes to superannuation to come into effect 1 July 2017 and outline strategies to ensure you are set up for maximum outcomes and compliance.

All investors will benefit by attending this event.

Date: Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Time: 9am to 4.30pm

Venue: Grand Hyatt Melbourne, Mayfair Room 1, 123 Collins Street, Melbourne

Cost: $150 per person - members & their partners
          $170 per person - non-members

Includes: Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, and access to speaker presentations online.

This event is open to both members and non-members. You do not have to be a conference delegate to attend this event.

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Computershare Site Tour

Ever wondered how the company which administers the share registries for many Australian listed companies operates? Did you know that Computershare has offices in 20 countries? Founded in Melbourne in 1978 it has grown to be one of the largest Australian providers of technology services for stock exchanges, investor services for shareholders and employee share plan management. Following a presentation on the business and its plans for growth, attendees will be shown Computershare’s high tech facilities.

Date: Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Time: 9.00am - 12.30pm

Venue: Bus departs from Grand Hyatt, 123 Collins Street, Melbourne

Cost: $35 per person - members & their partners
           Includes return bus transfer from the hotel and refreshments.

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CSL Site Tour  FULLY BOOKED

Join us for a unique opportunity to visit a world-class plasma manufacturing facility. CSL’s facility at Broadmeadows fractionates plasma for the Australian, New Zealand and South East Asian market. Delegates will see how plasma is received and processed through the plant to produce products that are often life saving for the patients who receive them. You will also tour the company’s new 15 million gram immunoglobulin facility.

Date: Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Time: 1.30pm - 5.15pm

Venue: Bus departs from Grand Hyatt, 123 Collins Street, Melbourne

Cost:  $40 per person - members & their partners
           Includes return bus transfer from the hotel and refreshments.

Please note all attendees will have to provide photo identification.

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Lendlease Site Tour

Victoria Harbour stands as an innovative vision and experiential foundation of Melbourne’s Docklands and has developed into an iconic Melbourne precinct like no other. On the doorstep of the CBD, surrounded by water on three sides, where open, green spaces and world-class residential buildings sit side by side with retail and commercial spaces directly connected to the CBD via Collins Street. It is already home to ANZ, NAB, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Aurecon, Myer and Lendlease and over 1,000 residents, with many more exciting developments to come.

Date: Thursday, 18 May 2017

Time: 8.30am - 10.30am

Venue: Bus departs from Grand Hyatt, 123 Collins Street, Melbourne

Cost:  $30 per person - members & their partners
           Includes one-way bus transfer from the hotel and refreshments. Delegates make their own back to the hotel at their leisure.

The tour will be strictly limited to 20. Once capacity is reached the tour will be closed.

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ANZ Site Tour

ANZ’s global headquarters in Docklands opened in late 2009 and is the largest 6 Star Green commercial office building in Australia. Designed and constructed over a five-year period by HASSELL architects and Bovis Lend Lease, ANZ Centre has a workspace of 85,450sqm and a gross floor area of 120,000sqm.  With over 6,500 employees allocated to the building, it the largest single tenanted commercial office building in the Southern Hemisphere.

ANZ Centre was honoured with the prestigious Marion Mahony Award for Interior Architecture and a Commercial award at the Australian Institute of Architects Awards for outstanding design in Victoria. This tour will provide a great opportunity for a behind the scenes tour of this outstanding building.

Date: Thursday, 18 May 2017

Time:  9.00am - 11.20am

Venue: Bus departs from Grand Hyatt, 123 Collins Street, Melbourne

Cost:  $30 per person - members & their partners
           Includes one-way bus transfer from the hotel and refreshments.Delegates make their own back to the hotel at their leisure.

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Vicinity Centres Site Tour

The tour will commence at Emporium Melbourne, an eight level City Centre. Anchored by Top Shop and Uniqlo flagship stores it includes more than 210 international and specialty stores.

We then travel by bus to Chadstone Shopping Centre, a two level super regional shopping centre located approximately 17 kilometres south-east of the Melbourne CBD. Chadstone is undergoing a $666 million expansion to incorporate international flagship stores, an expanded luxury offer and a world-class food and entertainment precinct. The centre is an experience integrating fashion, culture and food.

Following a tour of the centre, a presentation and refreshments, delegates will be returned to the Grand Hyatt Melbourne by bus.

Date: Thursday, 18 May 2017

Time:  12.45pm - 5.00pm

Venue: Meet at Grand Hyatt, 123 Collins Street, Melbourne

Cost:  $40 per person - members & their partners
           Includes bus transfer and refreshments.

The tour will be strictly limited to 20. Once capacity is reached the tour will be closed.

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