What does it take to be an ‘intelligent regulator’ in an era of new technological and global challenges? When shrinking resources and a growing number of old and new bad actors collide with complex and volatile political and community expectations?
It sounds, and is, pretty daunting.
But as keynote speaker Bill Eggers from Deloitte says in his report on ‘The Regulator’s New Tool Kit’: help is on the way! The same technologies that challenge traditional regulation can also offer new opportunities to fundamentally reinvent rule-making, oversight, inspections, and enforcement. Moreover, regulators across Australia are finding innovative approaches to problem-solving that involve collaboration across agencies and levels of government, data sharing, creative use of third parties, strategic use of intelligence and effective development of their people’s capabilities.
The forum sessions will showcase a broad range of issues and sectors, from money laundering to data mining and drones, from fishing to family day care, and from illegal waste to water theft.
The 2019 annual regulators forum will support participants to:
Please join the charismatic and inspirational Bill Eggers from the Deloitte Centre for Government Insights alongside speakers from across Australia for a day of interactive, inspiring and engaging panel sessions.
Registrations and arrival tea/coffee
Welcome to Country and cultural opening
Welcome to Country by Simon Cohen, Chair, NRCoP Steering Group
Opening Plenary Session
The regulators’ new tool kit
William Eggers, Deloitte Center for Government Insights
The new world of regulation and of regulatory work: what’s happening around the world to make regulation more effective despite shrinking resources and growing complexity
With a panel of Australasian regulators using or exploring these new tools and techniques
Pia Andrews, Executive Director Data, Insights and Transformation, NSW Department of Customer Service
Simon Williamson, Manager Integrated Targeting and Operations Centre, NZ Customs Service
QBCC (to be confirmed)
CASA (to be confirmed)
Learning from crime, tax and vice: following (and finding) the money
Facilitator: Emeritus Professor Arie Freiberg
Professor of Practice Jennie Granger, UNSW Business School
Creina Chapman, Deputy Chair and CEO, ACMA
Dr Nathan Newman, National Manager Regulatory Operations, AUSTRAC
Waste dumping and water theft: can we have intelligence-led regulation in times of crisis?
Facilitator: Cheryl Batagol, Chair Vic EPA
Rachel Gualano, Director Regulatory Programs Vic EPA
Jason Bentley, Chief Investigator Waste Crime Taskforce, NSW EPA
Di Mead, Director Office of Compliance, Murray-Darling Basin Authority
Kaia Hodge, Director Regulatory Innovation, NSW Natural Resources Assessment Regulator
So you want to be an intelligent regulator? learning from others
Facilitator: Jenness Gardner, CEO WA Economic Regulation Authority
Matthew McCrone, Director Real Time Prescription Monitoring, Vic DHHS
Brooke Hall, Manager Statewide Investigations Group, Vic Fisheries Authority
Madeleine Smith, Executive Director Quality Assessment and Regulation Division Vic DET and Caitilin Markby, State Director Cwth Department of Education
Ryan Collins, Executive Director Higher Education and Skills, Vic DET
AU $600 plus GST
Please RSVP by Wednesday 2 October 2019