Hear from international and domestic thought leaders who will share their views on the mega trends shaping the direction of the private capital industry globally.

Hamilton Lane's Tara Blackburn and Urs Wietlisbach of Partners Group will add a global view alongside local leaders such as the Future Fund's Wendy Norris.

Hear the latest economic drivers from Westpac’s Bill Evans and NAB’s Alan Oster and stories from CEOs of some of the country's biggest brands.

Join us on our journey - investing for growth - as we discuss the role of private capital as an increasing driver of innovation, productivity and economic growth.

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Day 1, 11 September 2019

08.30am   Registration open
09.30am   Investor Forum - Limited Partners closed session
12.30pm   Welcome networking lunch
01.30pm   Conference opening and introduction
 Ali Moore | Journalist and Broadcaster (MC)
01.35pm   CEO welcome
 Yasser El-Ansary | CEO, Australian Investment Council
01.45pm   Opening address
 Wendy Norris | Deputy CIO, Future Fund
02.15pm   Global economic outlook
 Bill Evans | Managing Director and Global Head of Economics, Westpac
 Alan Oster | Chief Economist, National Australia Bank
 Ali Moore | Journalist and Broadcaster (moderator)
03.00pm   Afternoon tea
03.30pm   Keynote address
 Urs Wietlisbach | Partner, Co-Founder, Member of the Board of Directors
 and Chairman of the Client Oversight Committee, Partners Group
04.05pm   Fund raising in focus: The global outlook for alternative assets
 Mounir Guen | CEO, Mvision
 Tara Blackburn | Managing Director, Hamilton Lane
04.45pm   Beyond 2020: UK business update (fireside chat)
 Alderman Peter Estlin | Lord Mayor of the City of London
 Ali Moore | Journalist and Broadcaster
05.15pm   Day 1 Wrap up
 Ali Moore | Journalist and Broadcaster
05.25pm   End of day 1 plenaries
05.30pm   2019 Rugby World Cup Preview
 Phil Kearns | Managing Director, InterRISK Australia
 Andrew Mehrtens | Director of Asset Finance, Maia Financial
 Dean Dorrell | Partner, Carthona Capital (moderator)
05.30pm   Women's Networking Drinks
06.00pm   Australian Investment Conference Cocktail Party
11.00pm   Close

Day 2, 12 September 2019

09.30am   Opening introduction
 Ali Moore | Journalist and Broadcaster (MC)
09.35am   #Salesandsocialmedia: How social media is transforming business
 Bridget Taylor | Founding Partner, Contagion
10.15am   Unlocking the Chinese opportunity
 Martin Matthews | CEO, Brand Collective
 Mark Middleton | CEO, Icon Group
 Kathy Chen | Partner & CFO, SB China Venture Capital
 Ali Moore | Journalist and Broadcaster (moderator)
11.00am   Morning tea
11.30am   LP Perspectives
 Sam Sicilia | CIO, HOSTPLUS
 Shaun Manuell | Senior Portfolio Manager, AustralianSuper
 Deanne Stewart | CEO, First State Super
12.20pm   Leadership, Ethics and Culture
 John Buchanan | Former Australian Cricket Coach
 Nicole Livingstone OAM | Head of Women's Football, Australian Football
 League
 Peter FitzSimons AM | Former Wallaby, Author and Broadcaster
 (moderator)
01.00pm   Networking lunch
02.00pm   Spotlight on Renewable Energy
 Dan Adams | Co-Founder, Amber Electric
 Valentin Muenzel | Co-Founder and CEO, Relectrify
 Ali Moore | Journalist and Broadcaster (moderator)
02.35pm   The Rise of Private Credit
 Sharyn Williams | Chief Financial Officer, G8 Education
03.10pm   Afternoon tea
03.40pm   Focus on Cyber Security
 Tony Smales | CEO & Founder, Forticode
 Danny Gilligan | Co-Founder and Managing Director, Reinventure Group
 Simon Bligh | CEO, Illion
04.20pm   To be announced
05.00pm   Closing remarks
 Ali Moore | Journalist and Broadcaster
05.15pm   End of day 2 plenaries
05.15pm   Networking drinks
06.00pm   Australian Investment Council Awards and Gala Dinner
10.30pm   Close