Round Tables

11:50 am - 12:40 pm

How to enforce compliance without resorting to breach notices
Juana Laucirica (Manager Governance & Corporate – Elders Insurance)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

11:50 am - 12:40 pm

The challenges of rent and renewals, site locations, current market conditions and tips to take advantage
Ange Kondos (Managing Director – Leasewise)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

11:50 am - 12:40 pm

Why are Australian franchisors scared of the U.S. market?
Rupert M. Barkoff (Head of the Franchise Team - Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

11:50 am - 12:40 pm

Using alternative finance options to grow your franchise business
James Scurr (Managing Director - Cashflow It)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

11:50 am - 12:40 pm

Unfair Contract Terms: What is ‘reasonably necessary to protect your business interests’ and what do you need to argue this effectively?
Alicia Hill (Principal - MST Lawyers)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

11:50 am - 12:40 pm

Local Area Marketing – What’s working now and what isn’t
Yvette Sholdas (Managing Director - Remarkable Franchises)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

11:50 am - 12:40 pm

Compliance audits as part of reasonable steps under Vulnerable Worker laws
Steve Champion (Director - ER Strategies Pty Ltd)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

11:50 am - 12:40 pm

Accessorial liability and the new Bill to make franchisors responsible for franchisee conduct (under the Protecting Vulnerable Workers Bill)
Lisa Anaf (Partner, Employment and Workplace Relations - Mills Oakley)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

11:50 am - 12:40 pm

Diversity in the Workplace
Co-chair WIF Committee - Marianne Marchesi (Principal – Legalite)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

11:50 am - 12:40 pm

Recruiting and managing Gen Y franchisees and franchisor support personnel
Ben Makepeace, CFE (Franchise Manager - Gametraders HQ)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

11:50 am - 12:40 pm

Managing legal risks when implementing change management programs
Courtenay Zajicek (General Counsel - Curves & Jenny Craig Australia and New Zealand)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

11:50 am - 12:40 pm

Common problems in franchise renewals and transfers
Seva Surmei (Senior Associate - DMAW Lawyers Pty Ltd)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

11:50 am - 12:40 pm

Common mistakes made by Australian franchisors when setting up in New Zealand
Dr Callum Floyd (Managing Director - Franchise Consultants NZ Ltd)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

11:50 am - 12:40 pm

The impact of company culture when introducing technology
Luke Johnson (Head of Strategic Brand Relationships - World Manager)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

11:50 am - 12:40 pm

When relationships are irretrievably broken down between franchisor & franchisee
Maria Robinson (State Manager – Bank of Queensland)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

11:50 am - 12:40 pm

Using Data / Big Data and Analytics to Your Strategic Advantage
Vanessa Wilmot (Director / General Manager - Geotech Information Services)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

11:50 am - 12:40 pm

Succession Planning for Franchisors – Are you Ready?
Richard van der Merwe (Partner – Fordham)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

11:50 am - 12:40 pm

Single Touch Payroll
Graham Coutts (Senior Business Systems Analyst - ADP)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

11:50 am - 12:40 pm

Ten things you must do to maximise your return when you sell your franchised business
Christopher Levy (Managing Director - Marketing Imagination Group Pty Ltd)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

11:50 am - 12:40 pm

Step-by-step processes to get your systems right
Brian Keen (Founder - Franchise Simply)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

11:50 am - 12:40 pm

Smooth sailing steps for franchisee and franchisor sales
Simone Pentis (Managing Director - Advantage Partners Lawyers)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

12:50 pm - 1:40 pm

How to enforce compliance without resorting to breach notices
Juana Laucirica (Manager Governance & Corporate – Elders Insurance)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

12:50 pm - 1:40 pm

The challenges of rent and renewals, site locations, current market conditions and tips to take advantage
Ange Kondos (Managing Director – Leasewise)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

12:50 pm - 1:40 pm

Why are Australian franchisors scared of the U.S. market?
Rupert M. Barkoff (Head of the Franchise Team - Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

12:50 pm - 1:40 pm

Using alternative finance options to grow your franchise business
James Scurr (Managing Director - Cashflow It)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

12:50 pm - 1:40 pm

Unfair Contract Terms: What is ‘reasonably necessary to protect your business interests’ and what do you need to argue this effectively?
Alicia Hill (Principal - MST Lawyers)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

12:50 pm - 1:40 pm

Local Area Marketing – What’s working now and what isn’t
Yvette Sholdas (Managing Director - Remarkable Franchises)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

12:50 pm - 1:40 pm

Compliance audits as part of reasonable steps under Vulnerable Worker laws
Steve Champion (Director - ER Strategies Pty Ltd)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

12:50 pm - 1:40 pm

Accessorial liability and the new Bill to make franchisors responsible for franchisee conduct (under the Protecting Vulnerable Workers Bill)
Lisa Anaf (Partner, Employment and Workplace Relations - Mills Oakley)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

12:50 pm - 1:40 pm

Diversity in the Workplace
Co-chair WIF Committee - Wendy Donaldson (General Manager - World Manager)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

12:50 pm - 1:40 pm

Recruiting and managing Gen Y franchisees and franchisor support personnel
Ben Makepeace, CFE (Franchise Manager - Gametraders HQ)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

12:50 pm - 1:40 pm

Local Area Marketing – A structured approach to developing and executing an effective plan
Sussan Campbell (Director - Franchise Right)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

12:50 pm - 1:40 pm

How to Help Franchisees Get Funding
Ian Watt (Senior Business Development Manager - Franchising, NSW & ACT Westpac Banking Corporation)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

12:50 pm - 1:40 pm

Making a Million Dollars for Franchisees
Rob Melin (Director of Franchising - Australian Accounting & Franchising Professionals)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

12:50 pm - 1:40 pm

What you need to know about franchising in New Zealand
Stewart Germann (Principal - Stewart Germann Law Office (SGL))
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

12:50 pm - 1:40 pm

Streamlining your employee recruitment process
Ben Johnston (Head of Business – SEEK)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

12:50 pm - 1:40 pm

Territory Planning Site Selection Strategic Network Planning
Peter Buckingham (Managing Director - Spectrum Analysis Australia Pty Ltd)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

12:50 pm - 1:40 pm

How to get your people to learn what you need them to do!
Toby Hewitt (Learning Strategist – Croomo)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

12:50 pm - 1:40 pm

Seven Habits of a Highly Effective Franchisor
Mark Fernandez (Director - Business Development Alliance – BDA)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

12:50 pm - 1:40 pm

Step-by-step processes to get your systems right
Brian Keen (Founder - Franchise Simply)
Convention Lobby

Round Tables

12:50 pm - 1:40 pm

Energy Markets 2017 and Beyond
Craig Jobson (CEO - The Energy Alliance)
Convention Lobby