APFI Forum Agenda

Retail & Distribution Forum
The Asia Pacific Fuel Industry Forum
13-14 September 2017
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

The Asia Pacific Fuel Industry Forum is a two-day industry conference with an agenda designed to provide information on the latest industry advances, emerging market trends and legislative developments for the businesses operating in fuel retail and distribution.

Day One – Wednesday 13 September

8:30am: Opening of the Asia Pacific Fuel Industry Forum 2017
Greg Ward, MC & Mark McKenzie, CEO, ACAPMA
9:00am: The Economic Outlook for Australia and the Downstream Petroleum Industry
Craig James, Chief Economist, Commonwealth Bank
9:45am: Fuel Quality Standards in Australia
You Wei Aw, Analyst, Stratas Advisors & Dr David Swanton, Director, Fuel Quality Standards Section, Department of Environment & Energy Australia
10:30am: MORNING TEA
Visit the trade hall and discover new products and services available to industry
11:15am: Fuel Price Transparency & Retail Industry Competition
Rod Sims, Chairman, ACCC
12:00pm: Compulsory Fuel Price Reporting Schemes
Alan Cadd, Managing Director, Informed Sources
12:45pm: LUNCH & TRADE HALL TIME
2:00pm: Biofuels in the Australian Transport Fuels Mix
Mike Cochran, Joint CEO, APAC Biofuels Consultants
2:30pm: Safety at Fuel Storage Sites
Satiesh Muniandy, Business Manager, Draeger Safety Pacific
2:50pm: Fuel Filtration Systems
Hayden Schultz, National Manager Clean Fuels, Donaldson
3:10pm: AFTERNOON TEA & TRADE HALL TIME
3:45pm: The Future of Fuel
Steve Sammartino, Futurist
4:30pm: Australian Association of Lubricant Manufacturers
Barry Anchen, General Manager, XL Lubricants
7:30pm: FORUM DINNER

Day Two – Thursday 14 September

9:00am: Consumer Attitudes Research
Brenda Mainland, Principal, Survey Matters
9:30am: Employment Law Compliance
Natalie James, Fair Work Ombudsman
10:15am: MORNING TEA & TRADE HALL TIME
11:00am: PANEL: Staff Safety & Site Security
11:45am: ACAPMA AGM
Mark McKenzie, CEO, ACAPMA and overseen by the Australian Electoral Commission
12:45pm: LUNCH & TRADE HALL TIME
2:00pm: Cyber Security & Privacy: Director’s Obligations
Arthur J Gallagher & HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
2:45pm: The Trajectory for Electric Vehicles in Australia
Behyad Jafari, CEO, Electric Vehicle Council
3:30pm: AFTERNOON TEA
4:00pm Equity Analysis of Convenience Retail Strategies
Shaun Cousins, Executive Director Equity Research, JP Morgan
5:00pm Conference Wrap Up

The above agenda is correct as at 25/08/2017 and may be subject to change.