The Tax Summit

Emerging Leaders

To help nurture the future of the tax profession, the Emerging Leaders stream is a specifically developed program designed for people who have less than 5 years’ experience in tax, need to build technical skills and want to mix with like-minded professionals.

Get in front of the greatest tax minds in Australia and start building your professional and mentor networks at the biggest event of the year, The Tax Summit.


An Emerging Leader one-day ticket to The Tax Summit on
Wednesday, 11 March, is $295 and includes:

  • Participation in Day 1 technical program: Keynotes (sessions 1, 2 & 6) and Emerging Leaders stream (sessions 3.5, 4.5 & 5.5) = 6 CPD hours
  • Access to networking events
  • All meals and refreshments during Summit hours on day 1
  • Electronic access to available materials for day 1 via The Tax Institute CPD app

Emerging Leader technical program

Day 1 – Wednesday, 11 March 2020

Time Session Speakers
09:00–11:45 Registration with morning tea on arrival
10:45–11:00 President’s address
11:00–11:30 S1: Official welcome  
11:00–11:30 S2: Justice Hill Lecture The Hon. Simon Steward, Federal Court of Australia 
12:15–12:45 Lunch
  Emerging Leaders
12:45–13:45 S3.5: Foreign income tax offsets – domestic laws reign supreme Amanda Kazacos, King & Wood Mallensons
13:45–14:45 S4.5: Building trust with clients Loreena Gillon, CTA, Arithmos Chartered Accountants; Eddy Moussa, CTA,  PwC; Andrew O'Bryan, CTA, Hall & Wilcox
14:45–15:00 Afternoon tea
15:00–16:00 S5.5: Overview of the imputation regime Claire Thornett, CTA, WLF Accounting & Advisory
16:00–17:30 S6: Q&A Panel – What does tax reform look like with 2020 vision? Facilitator: Tony Jones
Panel: Prof Graeme Cooper, FTI, University of Sydney and Greenwoods &  Herbert Smith Freehills; Ann-Maree Wolff, CTA, Rio Tinto; Robyn Jacobson, CTA, TaxBanter
17:30–19:30 Networking event