Finance and Procurement Conference

Future Proofing Finance & Procurement in Higher Education:
Staying Ahead of the Game

Bond University Events Centre,
Gold Coast 8-9 August 2017


Presentations from the Finance and Procurement Conference held at Bond University are available for download. Click on the presentation title to view and or download.

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Making the Finances work in an Environment of Uncertainty, Ambiguity and Risk

Professor Tim Brailsford PhD FAIM FCPA FFin Vice Chancellor & President, Bond University

From transactions to transformation: Travelling at the speed of change and what it means for Finance and Procurement
Kate Christiansen, Director, The Adaptive Advantage Pty. Ltd

One step ahead: how the expectation of rich digital experiences drive transformation: A case study of Deakin University’s digital transformation
William Confalonieri, Vice-President and Chief Digital Officer, Deakin University

Identifying the hidden drivers of your spending
Taryn Rulton, Chief Operating Officer , Monash College

Significance of Innovation and Technology in Higher education – How to solve the old challenges of workforce management with new technology
Kim Newcombe, Business Transformation & HCM Specialist, P&T Solutions
and Kim Harrison, Director , P&T Solutions

Liquidity solutions for Higher Education in FY 18
Mathew Simpson, Head of Corporate Markets and Distribution – Managed Portfolios, FIIG

Transactions of the future: innovations to meet the challenges of a changing world - Presentation not available
Andrew Butterworth, General Manager of Innovation Management, National Australia Bank

Fraud Protection Case Study
Alan Smith, Director, UniLink Data Systems and Robert Radley, National Director, Transaction Solutions Government & Education Global Institutional Banking, National Australia Bank

Living on the edge: Why teaching margins are important
Lea Patterson, CEO, Pilbara Group and Michelle Brooke, Pilbara Group

Crunch Time: Finance in a Digital World
Justine Waddick, Director | Consulting , Deloitte Consulting Pty Ltd


 Wednesday 9 August 2017

The benefits of automating the Procurement & Contract Management lifecycle & The USQ Contract Management Journey
Jonathan Dutton FCIPS FCIM, Interim Sales & Marketing Director, Open Windows

Case Study 1   The P2P implementation project
Peter Kane, CEO, Unimarket, Adrian Whiting, Charles Sturt University, Peter Brennand, University of Tasmania 

Case Study 2  The USQ Contract Management Journey – More than just a System
Steve Ivey, Exec Director & Jacqueline Merritt, Mgr, Contracts & Systems, University of Southern Queensland

World Class Procurement Transformation: a discussion on what constitutes best practice in Procurement
Presentation 1 -
Craig Lehman, Associate Director, Commercial Services, Financial Services Resources Division, University of Newcastle
Presentation 2 - Peter Morichovitis, Chief Procurement Officer, Gold Coast City Council

The new ISO20400: what will be expected from Procurement in the short and long term
Jean-Louis Haie, Managing Director, Planet Procurement

Building Capability: Procurement Excellence Program
Tony Wilson, Manager, Strategic Procurement and Business Services, Edith Cowan University, Peter Brennand, Senior Procurement Manager, University of Tasmania, Rob Holland, ArcBlue Consulting Group

e-marketplaces: delivering the benefits and avoiding the pitfalls
Daniel Fielding, Director, ArcBlue Consulting Group
Peter Kane, CEO, Unimarket, Adam Ryan, Founder, Think, Adam Bowles, Head of Operations, Australia, SWL Australia

Lessons learnt from the contract management of My eQuals©
Dr Andrew Trnacek, Chief Executive Officer, Higher Ed Services

The challenges in Uni Travel and what we could do better in the future
James Evers, Manager, Travel Operation, Curtin University
Richard Savva, Director, Changing Times