Event Schedule

Wednesday, October 30th

08:30 - 09:10

Registration

09:10 - 10:30

Trending towards Benefits-led Portfolio management
The evolution of traditional business improvement initiatives and
transformational change management method and techniques 
Matt Williams, Connexion Systems  

10:30- 11:00 Morning Tea
11:00 - 12:30

 Using Visually intuitive Benefits Pathway, Logic, Maps, and Benefit Profiles to nurture Stakeholder participation How Technology can be used to compliment the methodology
Matt Williams, Connexion Systems

 
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00

Lead and Lag Indicators in a Benefits Management Context
There are indicators that can inform any organisation whether their benefits
management approach is set up for success (or not).
Group Exercise
PwC

15:00 - 15:30 Afternoon Tea
15:30 - 16:50

Executive decisions are better informed, and their performance more successful,
when they focus on the benefits of their investment portfolio
Group Exercise
Shane Perkins, Wildfire Consulting Group

16:50 - 17:00

Closing Remarks
Tony Scuteri, Connexion Systems

17:00 - 18:00 Cocktail Hour - Sponsored by PwC

 

Thursday, October 31st 

08:18 - 08:45 Registration
08:45 - 08:55

Welcome Remarks
Matt Williams, Connexion Systems

08:55 - 09:15

Opening Address
The Hon. Andrew CONSTANCE, MP
Minister for Finance and Services

 

Theme 1 - Benefits Stewardship

Theme 2 - Benefits Management in Practice
 

NSW Gateway Review System
Elizabeth Williams, NSW Treasury

Establishing a benefits delivery culture in healthcare -
it's frustrating, challenging but rewarding!
Jimmy Foxall, Qld Health

10:00 - 10:15

Ensuring Benefits management is central to organisational strategic objectives
Kevin Reilly, PwC

10:15 - 10:45 Morning Tea
10:45 - 11:30

Overcoming the Obstacles to Benefits Management 
Jed Simms, Totally Optimized Projects

Case Study - Service Delivery  Reform Program
Matthew Lans, Department of Human Services

11:30 - 12:15

Using Benefits Realisation as Decision-Making Tool:
A Series of Practical Applications
Marty Jovic, PwC

Developing your benefit blueprint
Richard Gaunt, Benefits Management

12:15 - 12:30 Amplify Release 4 Launch - Matt Williams, Connexion Systems
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:15

Strategies to positively influence and engage in benefits-led change initiatives
Shane Perkins, Wildfire Consulting Group

 

Benefits are here to stay...So who's managing them?
John Molloy, Comsuper

14:15 15:00

Benefits management linked with portfolio optimisation
Iain McGuire, PwC

Addressing BRM disconnects in organisations - empirical evidence from the UK
Nick Fletcher, Vivendi Consulting

12:00 - 15:30 Afternoon Tea
15:30 - 16:15

Panel Session 

Topic: What defines project success? 

16:15 - 16:30

Closing Remarks

Tony Scuteri, Connexion Systems

16:30 - 18:00

Cocktail Reception - Sponsored by Amplify