Events

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Emerging Leaders Networking Breakfast - Feb 2024

Sydney23/02/2024

Emerging Leaders Networking Breakfast - Feb 2024

The core focus of this program is to develop the knowledge and skills of the up-and-coming leaders of tomorrow and to give them an opportunity to connect with their peers, learn from each other’s experiences and form enduring relationships. This event is designed to provide emerging leaders with more casual opportunities to connect with their peers.  We will be holding these events on a regular basis.

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Principles of Private Equity

Sydney28/02/2024

Principles of Private Equity

Principles of Private Equity (formerly known as PE101) is a long-running program that aims to deliver to course participants entry-level knowledge of the approach that private equity (PE) takes to investment, as well as an understanding of the domestic landscape and key strategies used.

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International Women’s Day Breakfast

Barangaroo04/03/2024

International Women’s Day Breakfast

Join the Australian Investment Council and PwC Australia for an International Women’s Day Breakfast on Monday, 4 March. Breakfast attendees can look forward to a moderated discussion between Council Chief Executive, Navleen Prasad, and McGrath Foundation Chief Executive, Holly Masters.

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2024 Gala Dinner - in partnership with the AVCJ ANZ Forum

Sydney06/03/2024

2024 Gala Dinner - in partnership with the AVCJ ANZ Forum

2024 Gala Dinner in Partnership with the AVCJ ANZ Forum is now OVERSUBSCRIBED. The Council wishes to thank all our members who have registered to attend the dinner. If you have missed out but wish to go on our waitlist, please email us your details to – [email protected]

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Building institutional quality VC/PE/CVC Funds

Sydney13/03/2024

Building institutional quality VC/PE/CVC Funds

The Australian Investment Council and Gilbert & Tobin are delighted to invite you to this thought-provoking industry insights building institutional quality VC/PE/Corporate Venture Capital funds event.

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Principles of Private Debt: Sydney

Sydney13/03/2024

Principles of Private Debt: Sydney

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain knowledge of private debt from leading practitioners in Australia. Participants will learn what is debt and leverage, an overview of private debt, the private debt ecosystem, how private debt deals get done, concluding with a live case study activity.

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Foundations of Private Capital

North Sydney19/03/2024

Foundations of Private Capital

This comprehensive and fully accredited course is aimed at early career investment professionals looking to accelerate their experience and knowledge through skills development and deal simulations led by the some of the private capital industry’s most senior leaders.

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Upcoming Industry Events in 2024

Council events.

Emerging Leaders Networking
The emerging leaders program aims to develop the knowledge and skills of up-and-coming leaders of tomorrow and to give them an opportunity to connect with their peers, learn from each other’s experiences and form enduring relationships.

Emerging Leaders Breakfast
The second event in the Council's emerging leaders program that aims to develop the knowledge and skills of up-and-coming leaders of tomorrow and to give them an opportunity to connect with their peers, learn from each other’s experiences and form enduring relationships.

Emerging Leaders Breakfast
The third event in the Council's emerging leaders program that aims to develop the knowledge and skills of up-and-coming leaders of tomorrow and to give them an opportunity to connect with their peers, learn from each other’s experiences and form enduring relationships.

Emerging Leaders Networking
The emerging leaders program aims to develop the knowledge and skills of up-and-coming leaders of tomorrow and to give them an opportunity to connect with their peers, learn from each other’s experiences and form enduring relationships.

Climate related financial disclosure
New proposed standards by Treasury.

Responsible AI
Responsible Innovation Labs has brought together a coalition to define specific responsible AI practices in a protocol that can inform regulation and become a decision and accountability mechanism for startups building AI technology and their investors.

Modern Slavery/Australia Regulatory Review
Topics include: Australia’s growing impact investing sector, modern slavery legislation, environmental sustainability and challenges arising from economy’s transition to net zero.

Cyber Security - considerations for boards
The Council’s ESG events aim to bring together industry experts and private capital practitioners with an emerging interest in environmental, social and governance issues within Australia and internationally.

The ESG Integration journey for GPs
The Council’s ESG events aim to bring together industry experts and private capital practitioners with an emerging interest in environmental, social and governance issues within Australia and internationally.

ESG Intergration into private credit
The Council’s ESG events aim to bring together industry experts and private capital practitioners with an emerging interest in environmental, social and governance issues within Australia and internationally.

Key developments in the EU
Online discussion on the recent key SFDR developements in Europe.

Management Equity Plans
In collaboration with our corporate and advisory members, the Council will host a monthly roundtable for members, focused on the issues most relevant to the industry and private capital practitioners

Yearbook Webinar
In collaboration with our corporate and advisory members, the Council will host a monthly roundtable for members, focused on the issues most relevant to the industry and private capital practitioners

CFO Series
The first event in the series.

CFO Forum
The Council, along with EY, deliver a CFO series of roundtables, exclusively targeted at the CFOs of private capital fund manager firms. Interactive presentations and panel sessions, covering topical issues for CFO’s, spark discussions amongst attendees. The sessions are delivered in person on a quarterly basis at the EY, Sydney office.

CFO Series 2
The second event in the series of roundtables, exclusively targeted at the CFOs of private capital fund manager firms. Interactive presentations and panel sessions, covering topical issues for CFO’s, spark discussions amongst attendees. The sessions are delivered in person on a quarterly basis at the EY, Sydney office

What do you stand for?
Nicole McKenna will speak about what matters most in our lives and how our values create meaning. She will talk about how we can lean into our character strengths and challenge ourselves to consider if we're trying to live up to a label that was not developed by us in mind.

DE&I Mentoring Program - 2024/25 Mentoring launch
Now in its 9th year, we have seen mentees return to the program as mentors after the conclusion of the 12-month program, and a stronger cohort of women working in private capital. A panel of distinguished guests will join to discuss “Building a sustainable career in private capital”.

Women in Private Equity - Female Founders
(Sydney) An inspiring panel of venture capitalist that shine a spotlight on their incredible journey of female venture capital leaders. From breaking barriers to fostering change, these women continue to leave an indelible mark on the investment ecosystem.

Women in Private Equity - Negotiation Skills
(Sydney) Unlock the power of negotiation! Join us for an empowering panel discussion tailored specifically for women in the private capital sector. Whether you’re a GP or LP, this event will equip you with essential strategies to navigate negotiations effectively.

Women in Private Capital
How funds create value.

This year, the Council will be launching our 'VC Love In' series. We will be hosting two events for up-and-coming Venture Capital investment professionals, associates, and analysts to come together to strengthen the industry. We hope to showcase the best of venture capital in Australia and continue to develop the story of our industry. If you would like to be involved – host or support our VC Love in series, contact the team.

Recorded Events & Webinars

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