Finance and Treasury Association's -
Calendar of Events
June - July 2004


Mastering IAS39 Training Course

A two day intensive course covering all aspects of Australia's looming accounting standard for financial instruments.

Sydney - 3rd - 4th June 2004
Queenstown New Zealand - (Date TBA)

Course Leaders: John Kidd CFTP, Partner, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and Michael Davis FFTP, Client Director, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and Jennifer Murphy, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

Members: $1980 Non-Member: $2200
Seats are limited and selling fast!



Pre-conference Workshop

Topic: "The Challenges Presented to Government Businesses by the Imperatives of Financial Risk Management"

Speakers: Paul Travers CFTP, Chief Operating Officer, Oakvale Capital, Paul Power CFTP (Snr), Chief Operating Officer, Australian Office of Financial Management and Robert Henman FFTP, Corporate Treasurer, ACTEWAGL

Canberra - Monday 7th June, 1.45pm - 5.30pm followed by drinks and cocktails

Members: $297 Guests: $396


FTA's 3rd Annual Public Sector Conference- "Optimising Government Financial and Risk Outcomes"

Date/Venue: Monday 7th June - Wednesday 9th June 2004
Hyatt Hotel, Canberra

Sponsored by: AON & Standard & Poor's

Please refer to the FTA website for the conference program and prices.
Keep an eye out in the mail for your copy of the brochure!


QLD Chapter Annual Golf Day

Date/Time: Thursday 10th June, 11.30am for 12.00pm tee off

Sponsored by: SFE Austraclear


Members & Guests: $60 Individual Sponsorship: $500


Chapter Luncheons

Topic: "CreditStats - Cashed Up & Ready to Buy"

Sydney: Thursday 17th June, 12.30pm for 12.45pm luncheon - 2.00pm
Melbourne: Monday 21st June, 12.30pm for 12.45pm luncheon - 2.00pm
Perth, Adelaide and Brisbane luncheons will be held in August

Guest Speakers: Colin Atkin, Associate Director, Craig Parker, Director, Jeanette Ward, Director & Ian Greer Standard and Poor's

Sponsored by: Standard & Poor's



Practical Hedging - Commodity Price, Currency & Interest Rate Risk Management Course

A three day course which has been designed for front and back-office staff, but is applicable for those middle-desk staff needing to develop skills, confidence and understanding in hedging strategies.

Melbourne - 16th - 18th June 2004, The Naval and Military Club

Course Leader: John Williams, M.Bus, Executive Director, Resources Financial Management

Members: $2200 Non-Member: $2420


VIC Chapter Women in Finance and Treasury

Date/Time: Wednesday 23rd June, 12.30pm - 2.00pm

Topic: "Women's Leadership - Courage & Care"

Guest Speaker: Ruth Picker, Professional Practice Director & Partner - National Accounting & Auditing Standards, Ernst & Young

Members and Guests: $29.70


Professional Development Series

Topic: "Credit Rating agencies - Hot issue!"
Panel discussion with the rating agencies. Come with your comments.

Brisbane - Monday 1st June (3.00pm - 5.00pm)
Sydney - Tuesday 2nd June (7.45am - 9.45am)
Melbourne - Wednesday 3rd June (7.45am - 9.45am)

Further information to follow on this topic.


FTA Breakfast Briefing

"Latest Developments in Corporate Funding"

Melbourne - late June
Sydney - late June

Further information to follow on this topic.


NSW Chapter Golf Day

Date: Monday 5th July

Further details to follow shortly.


VIC Chapter Luncheon

Christmas in July Networking Luncheon

Date/Time: Tuesday 6th July, 12.30pm for 1.00pm luncheon

Members & Guests: $55


QLD Chapter Luncheon

Date/Time: Thursday 15th July, 12.15pm for 12.30pm luncheon

Venue: The Brisbane Club

Topic: "Brisbane - Beyond 2004"

Guest Speaker: The RT Hon the Lord Mayor Councillor Campbell Newman

Sponsored by: Queensland Treasury Corporation


Members: $60 Guests: $70 Tables of 10: $650


NSW Chapter

Australian Olympic Team Athens 2004 Breakfast Celebration

Date/Time: Friday 4th June, 7.15am for 7.30am start

Venue: Wentworth Hotel

Members & Guests: $120 - To purchase tickets please contact Sonia Romeo on 613 9616 0209


Annual Congress - "Diversify & Evolve"

Date/Venue: Tuesday 9th November - Friday 12th November
Sofitel Wentworth Hotel, Sydney Australia

More information can be found on the FTA website. Look Out for the Early Early Bird Registrations Coming Soon!


If you are interested in attending any of the above events please reply to this email indicating which event you would like to attend or for a registration form please visit the FTA website under 'Events' or on the hyperlink below.



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