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2017 TMF Conference and Awards for Excellence

icare self insurance is proud to host the 2017 icare TMF Risk Management Conference and Awards for Excellence.

2017 icare TMF Conference and Awards Celebration

Register today to hear thought provoking presentations and explore the latest in innovative and best practice research in keynote addresses and break-out sessions.

This year, the conference will focus on Sustainability: a holistic approach to risk management. You will explore how sustainability and risk management combine for responsible, proactive decision-making and innovation considering social, economic and environmental factors.

 Conference Event:  5 - 6 September 2017
 Awards Event: 6 September 2017
 Venue: Hilton Hotel Sydney


Registration fees and information

Registration will close on Friday, 25 August.


icare TMF Risk Management Conference - 2 Days (including Awards ceremony) $880.00

You will receive a tax invoice via email shortly after your registration has been confirmed. You can use credit card (VISA or MasterCard only) and electronic funds transfer to pay for your registration. Remember, payment must be received before 5 September. 

Cancellation Policy

No cancellations will be considered on the early bird offer. A cancellation fee of $50 will be charged on full price tickets when cancellation occurs prior to Monday 21 August 2017. Cancellations made after this date will be charged at the full ticket price. Substitutions are encouraged. If you are unable to attend, please contact SRS to nominate your alternate attendee via riskservices@suncorp.com.au.

Conference Program

Click here to view a copy of the 2017 icare TMF Conference Program.

Keynote Speakers 

Sam Mostyn

Sam Mostyn is the President of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) and a widely sought after non-executive director and sustainability adviser. She sits on the boards of Virgin Australia, Transurban Group, Mirvac, Citibank Australia and CoverMore, and has previously held senior executive roles at Insurance Australia Group, Optus Communications and Cable & Wireless plc.

Sam has been involved in a number of collaborative social and environmental initiatives, including the Business Roundtable on Climate Change and Business for Millennium Development. Sam was also the first woman appointed as AFL Commission, has been a member of the board of Australian Volunteers International for the past six years and served for several years on the board of Reconciliation Australia.

Sam served on the Chief of the Defence Force's Womens Advisory Group and was a member of the Human Rights Commission Review of the Treatment of Women in the Australian Defence Force. She is the Deputy Chair of the Diversity Council of Australia. Sam has long been involved in sustainability issues, serving on the boards of ClimateWorks Australia, the Climate Council and 1 Million Women. She has served on the National Sustainability Council, the advisory board of the CSIRO Climate Adaptation Flagship and the National Mental Health Commission. Sam is also a member of the Australian Faculty of the Cambridge University Program for Sustainability Leadership.
Dr Stefan Hajkowicz
Senior Principal Scientist - Strategy and Foresight, CSIRO

Stefan is a world leading scholar in the field of decision theory and has published seminal works on the use of multi-objective decision support.  Stefan's research aims to help organisations explore plausible futures and make wise choices.  His research background lies in the fields of geography, economics and decison theory.  In his role he conducts original research and provides consultancy and advisory services to companies and governments.  He is also one of Australia's most heavily demanded speakers for professional and public audiences on the topics of future trends and decision making.  He leads a small and growing team of researchers and consultants working on strategic foresight with a focus on the digital economy. He is widely published in the international scientific literature and his most recent book titled “Global Megatrends” is available through CSIRO Publishing.

Since 2009 Australia’s national science agency CSIRO has been analysing future trends that will reshape the landscape for government, business and society in the coming twenty years.

Dr Catherine Ball

Dr Catherine Ball is an author, founder, and ethics advocate working across global projects where robotics and new technology meet environmental protection.

A sought after voice in industry, Dr Ball is now working with the application of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) - drone technology - across remote communities, schools, industry, and citizen scientists.  Dr Ball is leading the call for discussions around the ethics of spatial data, and commercial drone operations.

Dr Ball’s biggest passion is found working on projects that have a humanitarian aspect, ranging from the use of RPAS for emergency response, to recording cultural heritage, and agricultural assessments.  Dr Ball has travelled and worked globally on cutting edge projects that combine science, entrepreneurship, empowerment, education, and training.

Dr Ball’s latest passion project is #SheFlies (www.sheflies.com.au; www.facebook.com/shefliesau) whereby women and girls get a chance to fly and try drone technology. She Flies aims to reach 100,000 Australian women and girls by 2020, and is already expanding internationally.

Dr Ball continues to support Australia as being the world leader in the non-military application of drone technology, also known as “drones for good”. As such, Catherine has co-created a new, global congress to be held annually in Brisbane starting in August 2017 - the World of Drones Congress will run annually and will be the first significant global drone conference to focus on all parts of the drone economy, and the future of the industry - www.worldofdrones.com.au.
Amanda Keogh
General Manager, icare foundation

Amanda is an experienced leader, strategist and social innovator. As General Manager, icare foundation, Amanda is responsible for developing and leading the social venture, a fantastic opportunity to make a difference to the New South Wales community.

Amanda’s career history includes establishing and leading the Asia Pacific Sustainability Centre of Excellence at Fuji Xerox where she created and executed a regional strategy to reinvigorate corporate social responsibility, engaging business leadership in a uniting purpose and cascading goals across countries. More recently, she contributed to the successful outcome of the Home Energy Action program when consulting at the NSW Office of Environment & Heritage.

Click here for the full list of speakers.

Look out for more information in the upcoming TMF e-news or on the icare website


2017 icare TMF Awards for Excellence - Application forms and guide

Applications are now closed.

Past Awards

For further information on past TMF Awards and winners, please refer to the icare website