Programme

View below for a schedule of events for the RPRC and PPI Summit: The 2019 retirement income policy review, and you.

Friday 26 April 2019

Time

Topic

Speaker

8.30am Registration
9am Welcome Hon Associate Professor Susan St John, Director RPRC
9:15am Historical context of Retirement Income policy reviews. Looking back: learning from the 1990s and 2000s.  Michael Littlewood
Dame Diana Crossan, 
Former Retirement Commissioner
Ageing population: implications
9:45am

NZS, healthcare, welfare (AS), what the projections tell us

Matthew Bell, Treasury  Analyst

10:05am How the realities of an ageing population inform the projections

Professor Ngaire Kerse, Joyce Cook Chair in Ageing Well

10:25am A holistic view of Retirement income. Implications of changes to parameters of NZS eg age, variable rates, residency Dr Judith Davey, Former head of Institute for Ageing, VUW 
10:45am Panel discussion Chair
11:05am Morning tea
International overview: Lessons from abroad
11:30am Implications and possible lessons from recent events in Australia, Ireland and UK  David Harris, Managing Director, TOR Financial Consulting Ltd (UK)
Nick Sherry, Former Superannuation and Deputy Finance Minister (Australia)
Calvert Duffy, Governance, Risk and Compliance Consultant (Australia)
12:25pm Observations on financial markets conduct regulation Scott McMurray, Director of Strategy and Stakeholder Relations, Financial Markets Authority
12:40pm Panel Discussion Chair
12:55pm Lunch
Equity and distribution
1:35pm Intergenerational and gender equity are issues for the 2019 review Dr Claire Dale, Research Fellow RPRC
1:50pm Low-income populations and retirement issues Peter Cordtz, GM Community, Commission for Financial Capability (CFFC)
2.10pm Older low income workers retirement, debt and housing Alex McKenzie Principal Analyst, Seniors and International Policy, Ministry of Social Development
2.30pm Panel Discussion Chair
Ageing, working and KiwiSaver
2:45pm Employer policies: ageing workers and the flexible workplace Troy Churton, National Manager of Retirement Villages for CFFC
3:05pm KiwiSaver fees and default providers: Fees stay high and defaults controversial John Cliffe, Financial Advisor
3:25pm Financial sector advice: is online advice the answer? Richard Klipin, CEO, Financial Services Council
3:45pm Decumulation: Has NZ missed the boat Hon Associate Professor Susan St John, Director RPRC
4:05 Panel discussion Chair
Retirement Income Policy Review
4:20pm 2019 purpose and aspirations for review Hon Kris Faafoi, Minister Consumer Affairs
4:40pm Average vs median data wrap-up Len Cook, Former NZ Statistician, Families Commissioner
5pm Refreshments and networking