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eCommerce & Payment Solutions

Conference - 30 November 2016

The ABSIA Conference & Expo. 2016 was held on the 30th of November 2016 at the Sydney Masonic Centre (SMC) Conference & Function Centre.

The guest speakers for the day covered a range of topics relating to current industry issues and emerging trends to assist industry in preparing for changes including some thought provoking presentations on the future of Fintech and the rate of change we can expect over coming years. We also heard from some of our government partners on Single Touch Payroll (STP), Simplier BAS, SBR evolution and the eInvoicing Interoperability Framework.

Some of the presentations from the sessions are attached to the agenda item below.

9.00am

Registrations opens

9.30am

AGM

10.00am

Welcome

Simon Foster - Director - ABSIA

10.10am

Key note speaker - Fintech the Future!
Where are we going? The future of fintech in Australian and current business to government services.

Read Tim's presentation.

Tim Reed - MYOB

10.40am

Australian FinTech & RegTech

What's happening locally in ecommerce?

James Eyers - The Australian Financial Review

11.10am

Morning Tea

11.30am

Global Fintech

Whats happening globally in ecommerce?

Read Peter's presentation.

Peter Cowan - Paypal

12.00pm

NPP in the Fintech space

Read Wendy's presentation.

Wendy Booth - CBA

12:30pm

Panel Session - Opportunities for business management software in the Fintech space

James Eyers - The Australian Financial Review
Tim Reed - CEO - MYOB
Peter Cowan - Paypal
CBA Rep

1:00pm

Lunch

2.00pm

Official ABSIA Website Launch including the Product Register

Josef Bobinac - Director - ABSIA

2.20pm

SBR Evolution: We have listened and heard and we are delivering!

Read John's presentation.

John McAlister – ABR-SBR

3.00pm

Single Touch Payroll (STP) Business Update

Read Michael's presentation.

Michael Karavas – ATO

3.30pm

Afternoon Tea

3:50pm

Single Touch Payroll (STP) IT Options and Update

Read Chris's presentation.

Chris Thorne - Assistant Commissioner - ATO

4.30pm

Simplified BAS update

Read Richard's presentation.

Richard Robinson on behalf of Tim Pulsford - Director - ATO

4.50pm

Digital Business Council (DBC) and eInvoicing

Read Matthew's presentation.

Look at the eInvoicing facts and figures.

Read about the eInvoicing solution providers.

Matthew Addison - ICB

5:10pm

Conference close

Simon Foster - Director - ABSIA