Insurance Super Symposium


From regulatory changes to a rise in mental health claims, join us in Sydney to explore all the latest insurance developments that super professionals need to know.

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Upcoming Professional Development

Keep up with an ever-changing superannuation landscape, earn CPD and get the tools you need to stay proficient in your role with our professional development opportunities. From conferences and courses to networking events and multimedia resources, we have a number of options to help you upskill in 2022.

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Allianz Retire+ Webinar-RIC:Observations and learning so far

Allianz Retire+ Webinar-RIC:Observations and learning so far

20 October 2022

Hear from our panel on the most effective retirement income strategies and what funds can expect fro...

Introduction to Super Contributions

Introduction to Super Contributions

25 October 2022

Super contributions are a key component of enhanced retirement outcomes, but they’re not all e...

Introduction to Paying Benefits

Introduction to Paying Benefits

27 October 2022

There are many regulations and processes that restrict access to super, and it’s important tha...

Webinar: Federal Budget Update

Webinar: Federal Budget Update

28 October 2022

In anticipation of the next federal budget on 25 October, wrap your head around what’s in the ...

Episode 51: CMSF panel discussion on 30 years of compulsory superannuation

Three senior industry figures discuss the evolution of superannuation since it became compulsory in 1992, at the AIST Conference of Major Superannuation Funds (CMSF)

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News and analysis

Five questions for cybersecurity experts Sri Hiremath and Callum Masson

Given the amount of sensitive data the average superannuation fund manages, cybersecurity is one of the industry’s most critical roles. Although it’s not likely to be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of super careers, cybersecurity managers hold great responsibility when it comes to fund management, risk mitigation and member experience. […]

Published date: 26 Sep 2022

Social and affordable housing and the role of super funds

Superannuation funds, with their sizeable funds under management, have at different times been called on to invest more in social and affordable housing, large infrastructure investments and venture capitalism. But all funds are required to act in their members’ best interests and can only invest in community infrastructure when they offer a viable return. They […]

Published date: 21 Sep 2022

How ‘core’ equity strategies can meaningfully contribute to the climate transition

IFM Investors believe there are several ways in which core equity strategies can simultaneously satisfy YFYS requirements and have a role in decarbonisation and the transition to net zero. This is contrary to the common perception that core strategies must take on signification tracking error risk to contribute to portfolio decarbonisation efforts.

Published date: 16 Sep 2022