The 3rd
Developing agile & responsive approaches to regulate in a fast changing environment
Conference Date
11th - 13th November 2019
Location
Canberra Rex Hotel
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Day 1 - Tuesday 12th November, 2019

8:00
Registration, coffee & networking
8:30
Opening remarks from the Chair
Michelle McLaughlin
Director
Department of Health
Innovating regulatory approaches to build agility & responsiveness
8:40
KEYNOTE: Innovating regulatory approaches at Transport for NSW
  • Addressing innovation in enforcement within point to point transport
  • Creating an adaptive and competitive market
Anthony Wing
NSW Point to Point Transport Commissioner
9:20
Driving improved compliance through a good culture
  • How can I regulate it if I can’t legislate it?
  • Measuring culture as a preventive lead indicator
  • Best practise regulatory approaches
Tim Cole
Director Regulation & Enforcement
Australian Financial Security Agency
10:00
SPEED NETWORKING

In this fun, interactive session, you will have the opportunity to meet fellow attendees and speakers in two minute bursts, to exchange business cards and set up conversations for the rest of the event

10:30
Morning tea & networking
11:00
EXECUTIVE PANEL: Strategic challenges to innovating regulatory approaches
  • Applying regulatory frameworks and practices to emerging challenges
  • Rethinking approaches to regulation and compliance
  • Defining best practices in innovative regulation
Anthony Wing
NSW Point to Point Transport Commissioner
Sue McCarrey
Chief Executive Officer
National Rail Safety Regulator
11:40
Driving innovation in the regulatory profession
  • Exploring how regulatory strategy can drive innovation
  • Identifying opportunities to develop and implement legislative schemes
  • Strengthening regulatory practice for stronger outcomes
Sue McCarrey
Chief Executive Officer
National Rail Safety Regulator
12:20
Networking lunch
1:20
INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLES: Exploring strategies & solutions to regulatory challenges
  • Defining best practice in innovative regulation
  • Rethinking approaches to regulation and compliance
  • Applying regulatory frameworks and challenges to emerging challenges
2:20
CASE STUDY: Developing adaptive regulatory frameworks at EPA Victoria
  • Reforming environment protection legislation to address increasing complexity of the regulatory environment
  • Supporting adaptive regulatory responses through modular licencing, permit and waste control schemes
  • Innovating to allow for the regulator to adjust requirements within the life of regulations
Eliot Palmer
Regulatory Architect
Environment Protection Authority VIC
3:00
Afternoon tea & networking
3:30
Improving regulatory outcomes through focused-deterrence initiatives
  • Exploring the value created by focused-deterrence
  • Unpacking the challenges to implementing focused-deterrence and the opportunities it offers
  • Breaking down success stories of regulatory innovation from the NSW Environment Protection Authority
Jason Bentley
Chief Investigator Specialist investigations & Waste Crime Taskforce
NSW Environment Protection Authority
4:10
CASE STUDY: How the Department of Environment & Science is innovating to stay ahead
  • Using behavioural science for effective regulation
  • Examples of innovation in practice through real time monitoring
  • Outlining the biggest learnings and takeaways
Omar Ameer
Director Performance and Permits
Department of Environment and Science QLD
4:50
Closing remarks from the Chair & close of Day One

Day 2 - Wednesday 13th November, 2019

8:00
Welcome, coffee & networking
8:30
Opening remarks from the Chair
Michelle McLaughlin
Director
Department of Health
Strategising to collaborate effectively with stakeholders
8:40
KEYNOTE: Collaborating with stakeholders to improve regulatory outcomes
  • Ensuring community buy-in and engagement through wider consultation
  • Establishing appropriate expectations through effective communication
  • Effectively using technology to deliver regulatory strategies
Anna Cronin
Commissioner
Better Regulation VIC
9:20
SPOTLIGHT SESSION

In this interactive session, you will have the opportunity for reflective discussion with other delegates and discuss key takeaways from the conference so far

10:20
Morning tea & networking
10:50
Understanding the need for effective stakeholder engagement
  • Ensuring community buy-in and engagement through wider consultation
  • Developing innovative approaches to communication with stakeholders
  • Establishing appropriate expectations through effective communication
Michelle McLaughlin
Director
Department of Health
11:30
INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE: Regulatory Stewardship – an investment to Innovate & increase agility
  • Recognising that regulatory systems are important assets that drive innovation and agility
  • Balancing the need for fast regulatory changes with protecting the public interest
  • Addressing social, economic and environmental needs – but not through regulatory failure
Stephanie Winson
Deputy Director Regulatory Systems Design
Maritime New Zealand
Advancing the use of technology to regulate in the face of disruption
12:10
Using technology to improve outcomes in medicines & poisons regulation
  • The role of technology, including augmented intelligence to improve agility and responsiveness of regulators
  • How SafeScript is allowing for better targeting of compliance activities including behavioural change interventions
  • Utilising a flexible regulatory framework to adapt to advances in technology
Anna Peatt
Chief Medicines and Poisons Officer
Department of Health and Human Services
12:50
Networking lunch
1:50
Becoming the modern regulator
  • Identifying regulatory and investigative approaches – applying a risk and harms approach
  • Building internal capability, powers, practices and culture to deliver strong outcomes, transparency and public confidence
  • Using technology to drive innovative regulatory practices
Kaia Hodge
Director Regulatory Innovation Natural Resources Access Regulator
Department of Industry NSW
Develop a culture of innovation through effective leadership
2:30
Reforming regulation in a small agency & addressing the challenges to implementation
  • Establishing a new framework for regulatory practice and ensuring implementation and follow through
  • Addressing the challenges to achieving and sustaining both consistency and responsiveness
  • Measuring, evaluating and reporting on progress in terms of outcomes and not just activities
Erica McLuckie
Director
Department of Education QLD
3:10
Closing remarks from the Chair & Afternoon Tea
Workshop A: How to develop an adaptable regulatory framework
Monday 11th November 2019, 9:00am – 4:00pm

With the speed at which the regulatory environment is changing, and the increased importance of innovating the regulatory process, there has never been a better time for regulators to evaluate the frameworks they use. Creating an adaptable regulatory framework is of paramount importance as regulators look to innovate themselves, update their approaches and achieve better regulatory outcomes in the face of disruption.

This workshop will provide regulators with practical tools on how to develop an adaptable regulatory strategy that allows regulators to stay agile and responsive to meet the needs of a dynamic and evolving regulatory landscape.

Why attend this workshop?

  • Understand how an adaptive regulatory framework can benefit your organisation in the short and long term
  • Collaborate with industry peers to explore how common challenges to adapting regulatory frameworks
  • Explore how to use an adaptive framework to achieve targeted outcomes

What will you take away by attending?

  • Insights into how an adaptive regulatory framework can improve agility and responsiveness among regulators
  • Tips and advice to understand the key elements of an effective regulatory framework
  • Practical strategies to implement an adaptable regulatory framework to achieve desired outcomes

Price: $999 + GST

* Refreshments & lunch provided

Chris Webb
Executive Director - Regulatory Practice & Assurance
Environment Protection Authority VIC
Eliot Palmer
Regulatory Architect
Environment Protection Authority VIC
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Key Speakers

Anthony Wing
NSW Point to Point Transport Commissioner
Anna Cronin
Commissioner
Better Regulation VIC
Omar Ameer
Director Performance and Permits
Department of Environment and Science QLD
Anna Peatt
Chief Medicines and Poisons Officer
Department of Health and Human Services