AICM National Conference 2016VedaAustralMercantile

Leadership Forum

(optional workshop prior to Conference opening) 


9:00am - 12:00pm
Leadership Forum

(Optional workshop prior to Conference opening) 

For experienced and aspiring managers, supervisors, team leaders and team members.

  • Delivered by leadership experts to help you develop as effective leader and maximise the value of the credit function to the broader business. 

Andrew MacDonald
Vice President Corporate Development, Aurizon

12:00 - 1:00pm
Lunch   (Forum delegates - expo area)
12:00 - 1:00pm
CCE Lunch (by invitation only)





1.30 - 1.45pm 

Conference opening 

President’s Address and welcome by Conference Premium Sponsor Veda 

Grant Morris MICM CCE
AICM Australian President
Coates Hire 

Nerida Caesar
Group Managing Director, Australia & New Zealand, Veda

1.45 - 2.45pm 

Economic Key Note 

Leading Australian Economist analyses trends and what the expected impacts will be 

Dr John Hewson
Chairman, GSA Insurance Brokers

2:45pm - 3:15pm
Afternoon Tea

3.15 - 4.00pm 

A Mixed Bag - Be Alert!

• Credit demand and market insights
• Results from the credit manager survey
• Credit manager Tips for 2016 and beyond 

Neil Shilbury
General Manager, Commercial Risk, Veda

4.00 - 4.15pm 

Credit Team of the Year Announcement 

Meet the two National Finalist teams and find out who is the Credit Team of 2016 

Grant Morris MICM CCE
AICM Australian President
Coates Hire


Debbie Leo MICM
General Manager, Major Accounts, Veda 

4.15 - 5.00pm 

An international perspective of Credit Management 
supported by Veda

The balancing act of Credit - Eric will reflect on how GE Healthcare manages their credit operation in a highly competitive and compliance focused environment in the US and internationally.  

Eric Duckler
Americas Credit Leader, GE Healthcare
5.00 - 6.00pm 
Welcome Drinks