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eInvoicing: Efficiencies and Industry Impacts in and for the Region

ABSIA will host an eInvoicing: Efficiencies and Industry Impacts in and for the Region conference on Wednesday 31 October 2018 at the InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto (495 Collins Street, Melbourne Vic 3000) from 9am-5pm followed by post-conference drinks and networking opportunities.

Following on from the Australian Government announcing they will be moving ahead with eInvoicing, this conference will cover the benefits and challenges of adopting eInvoicing, both the NPP's and the Government's roles in eInvoicing and a look at how eInvoicing will impact our greater region. 

Current Speakers and Panelists Include:

  • Kate Carnell AO, Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman 
  • Singapore Government IMDA Assistant Chief Executive, Jane Lim
  • Michelle Crosby, ATO Deputy Commissioner, Business Registration & Reporting
  • Christopher McSporran, Director, Financial Operations and Reform, SA Government
  • Peter Stokes, Axway Regional Director, ASEAN Single Window Trade Program
  • Katrina Stuart, Head of Engagement, New Payment Platforms Australia
  • John Dardo, ATO's CDO and Deputy Commissioner
  • John Shepherd, Assistant Commissioner, STP, Australian Taxation Office
  • Emma Dobson, Director, Westpac Institutional Bank
  • Bill Allen, Program Manager, Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Jack Skinner, Head of Engineering ABSS Asia
  • Glenn Dawson, Senior System Support Consultant, Bus. Systems & Performance, SA Government
  • Shae Howard, Executive Director ICT Procurement, NSW Government

More speakers and the full agenda will be announced soon.

Ticket Pricing:

  • ABSIA Members: $260.00
  • Government Employees: $260.00
  • Non-ABSIA Members: $370.00
  • Students: $70.00

Please register here.   


Conference Accommodation


If you are looking for conference accommodation, ABSIA have organised special rates at the conference's location: Intercontinental Melbourne The Rialto. The special rates are available for the following dates: 29th October - 1st November, on a first come, first served basis and be booked using this link:

Otherwise, ABSIA are happy to suggest the following hotels which are within walking distance to the conference location:

  • Oaks on Collins - $250
  • Clarion Suite Gateway - $250
  • Ibis Styles Kingsgate - $110
  • Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne Northbank - $170
  • Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders - $300
  • Great Southern Hotel - $100
  • Aura on Flinders - $130
  • Punthill Northbank Melbourne - $200

(These prices are estimated for the conference date and are for one night only.)