The 2020 Marsh SOLGM Risk Management provides the risk manager with practical and current advice for managing the major risks and advising those with governance and decision-making responsibility for the risk function.

  • 20 Feb 2020-21 Feb 2020
  • 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
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  • James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Wellington, Wellington City, New Zealand
  • 935.00 (plus GST) Members
  • 1,060.00 (plus GST) Non Members
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About this event

The 2020 Marsh SOLGM Risk Management provides the risk manager with practical and current advice for managing the major risks and advising those with governance and decision-making responsibility for the risk function. This years sampling of topics includes:

  • cyber-security
  • climatic risks from a legal and an insurance perspective
  • BCP and civil defence
  • working with an audit and risk committee and
  • risk and the 2021 LTPS

And, as always, there’s on the toolbox for good risk management.

Note: Claiming CPD Credits

Delegates at this Forum who are members of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) may be able to claim credits towards meeting their Continuing Professional Development requirements. Delegates wishing to pursue this should provide CAANZ with the forum’s outline and confirmation – which we can supply, of their attendance.

Day One - February 20th 2020

9.00am Registration

9.30am Introduction to the Forum
Jim Palmer, Chief Executive, Waimakariri District Council and Chair, SOLGM Business Performance Working Party

9.35am Cyber-security in the Public Sector
Adrian van Hest, National Cyber-Lead Partner, PwC

Adrian has worked extensively with public sector agencies around managing all aspects of their cyber security, risk and innovation. In this session, he will discuss and provide his insights on:

  • How real and relevant Cyber Security risks are to you, and what should you actually be doing something about
  • How you can understand your risk better
  • Practical steps that can be taken to mitigate the risk and impact of cyber attacks
  • What to do to prepare for and what to do when there has been a breach

10.35am Morning Tea

11.05am Your Audit and Risk Committee Chair and You: Getting the Best from Your Audit and Risk Committee

Jim Palmer, Chief Executive, Waimakariri District Council and Chair, SOLGM Business Performance Working Party
Bruce Robertson, Director, RBRL Limited
Stephen Halliwell, Director, Working Smarter

With the new triennium up and running, it’s a good time to get perspectives from three very experienced practitioners on how to advise, support and otherwise get the best from your new Audit and Risk Committee.

12.30pm Lunch

1.20pm What’s New in Local Government?
Raymond Horan, Chief Advisor, SOLGM

The latest on what’s going on within the Beltway, the latest that’s new and exciting from SOLGM and assorted other news that’s relevant for those working on an LTP.

1.50pm Marketplace of Information – Session One

Workshop A
Risk Management 101 (Note: this is a two-part workshop that will run in both Marketplace sessions)
Philip Jones, Director, PJ and A Associates

A session on the fundamentals of risk management:

  • what is risk and why manage it?
  • defining uncertainty, consequence and likelihood scales
  • some simple, but helpful assessment criteria
  • applying risk assessments to decision-making
  • risk attitude

Workshop B
Building a Risk Aware Culture

Duncan Stuart, Principal Advisor – Risk Management, Wellington City Council

What can we do to enhance our existing risk management culture? Suppose we’re just starting on the journey, what should we do?

Workshop C
Developing a Compliance Strategy
TBC

2.50pm Afternoon Tea

3.10pm Marketplace of Information - Session Two
The three sessions listed under 1.50pm will run again (noting that the Risk Management 101 will be the second half of a two hour session).

4.10pm Reports Back from the Workshops
Workshop chairs

4.30pm Risk and the 2021 LTPs
Raymond Horan, Chief Advisor, SOLGM

An LTP presents priorities, consequence and risks – Raymond will talk through the key risk issues and components of the LTP and good practice.

5.10pm Networking Drinks

Day Two - February 21st 2020

9.00am Welcome to Day Two
Jim Palmer, Chief Executive, Waimakariri District Council and Chair, SOLGM Business Performance Working Party

9.05am BCP and Civil Defence
Emily Thompson, Audit and Risk Analyst, Whangarei District Council

Emily will present on the respective roles of business continuity planning, civil defence and where one begins and the other ends.

9.55am Project AF8
Angus Mackay, Group Controller – Emergency Management Southland and other representatives of Project AF8

The Alpine Fault is highly likely to generate a magnitude 8 earthquake within our lifetimes. Project AF8 draws science and civil defence/emergency management together to:

  • build an awareness of the Alpine Fault hazard
  • produce a maximum credible event scenario including the impacts of a large Alpine Fault eat
  • plan for a coordinated initial response across New Zealand

This is a story of the harnessing of good information and collaboration generating better preparedness.

Project AF8 was the winner of the BERL Collaborative Government Action category in the 2019 McGredy Winder Local Government.

10.40am Morning Tea

11.00am Climate Change and the Withdrawal of Insurance
Belinda Storey, Managing Director, Climate Sigma

Evidence from overseas suggests that high insurance premiums and the unavailability of insurance has a stronger impact on private decision-making than the uncertain risk of extreme events. Beliunda’s presentation focuses on research she is leading for the Deep South Science Challenge around coastal housing markets might respond to insurance retreat should insurance become unavailable.

11.50am A Word from Our Sponsor: Marsh

12.20pm Lunch

1.10pm Table-top Exercise
Led by Raymond Horan, Chief Adviser, SOLGM

Do the big risks (the ones that keep you up at night) change much from year to year?

What scope is there for collaboration across boundaries? Are you?

1.30pm Climate Risk and LIMs
Donna Hurley, Partner and Hamish Harwood, Senior Associate, Simpson Grierson

A practical session focusing on climate risks and disclosure to the public.

2.00pm Risk-based Renewals
Jim Palmer, Chief Executive, Waimakariri District Council

2.30pm Summing Up

2.40pm Close