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Beyond Adversity

19 – 21 September 2018 | Christchurch


This programme is 8 CBD points. 

All information regarding the conference including programme, business and social venues, will be available through the conference app, available for download prior to the Conference. 

Kindly sponsored by Godfreys

Wednesday 19 September

Time Session
5:00 - 7:00pm Welcome Function
Kindly sponsored by AIG

Thursday 20 September

Time Session
8:00am Registration open
Barista Coffee available
Kindly sponsored by Duncan Cotterill
8:00am National Committee and YIPs breakfast
9:00am Mihi & Conference opening
NZILA President
9:15am Keynote: The Future City of Christchurch
John Bridgman, Otakaro Limited
Ross Butler, Otakaro Limited
Kindly sponsored by Anderson Lloyd
10:00am Morning tea
Kindly sponsored by Brookfields Lawyers
10:30am Keynote: Global risks report
Marcus Pearson, Marsh Limited 
11:15am Emerging risk for the New Zealand market
Convenor: Marcus Pearson
Jo Mason, NZ Brokers
Nick Zambetti, GenRe
Cam McLisky, Berkshire Hathaway Speciality Insurance
Kindly sponsored by McElroys
12:00pm Lunch

Concurrent sessions

Concurrent 1:
Health and safety 
Kindly sponsored by Chapman Tripp
Concurrent 2:
Financial advisers 
Kindly sponsored by Parker Cowan Lawyers
Concurrent 3:
Fire Liability 
Kindly sponsored by Buddle Findlay
1:00pm Judge Tom Gilbert Rebecca Sellers
Melior Law & Regulation
Murry Nystrom
Australian Forensic Pty Limited
1:30pm Garth Gallaway
Chapman Tripp
Duane Duggan
Crombie Lockwood
Matt Macdonald
Hall & Willcox
2:00pm Catriona MacLennan
Carl Schreiber
Veronica Cress
Chen Palmer
2:30pm Afternoon tea
3:00pm Earthquake Commission reform
Henry Holderness, University of Canterbury
3:30pm Keynote: Cyber risks panel
Toby Gee, Barrister
Stephen Kay, Sedgwick
Tony Grasso, Cyber Toa
Kindly sponsored by Hesketh Henry
4:30pm NZILA AGM
5:45pm NZILA 'President's Shout'
6:45- 11:00pm Conference Dinner
Kindly sponsored by Crawford

Friday 21 September

Time Session
8:30am Registration open
Tea, Barista Coffee & pastry
Kindly sponsored by Duncan Cotterill
9:00am Keynote: How to live to 100 and stay out of the emergency department 
Dr Tom Mulholland
Kindly sponsored by Heaney & Partners
10:00am Morning tea
10:30am Law update snapshots
Cath Jamieson, Young Hunter
Emily Walton, Wynn Williams
Rebecca Morgan, Self employed barrister
Robin Bowley, University of Technology, Sydney
Kindly sponsored by Young Hunter
12:00pm Injury to a person's reproductive autonomy
Professor Stephen Todd, University of Canterbury
Kindly sponsored by Wynn Williams
12:45pm Conference close
1:00pm Long Lunch
Kindly sponsored by Morgan Coakle



Event Manager| Terri Lowsley

P: +64 3 353 2823

E: terri@conference.nz