About the event in Sydney, Australia

#ACCELERATERegTech 2020 is the premier RegTech event run by The RegTech Association for its members and the wider RegTech ecosystem.  It will bring together 400 regulators, regulated entities, RegTechs, government, technology firms, allied associations, professional services and members of regulated industries to hear from thought leaders from across the globe and examine the greatest regulatory and compliance challenges all under one roof for the day program. For the first time we will gather at another venue close by for a gala Awards dinner and networking event to showcase our global centre of excellence.

  •  Punchy series of thought leadership sessions moderated by a leading broadcaster and journalist

  •  Expo area featuring the latest technology and an innovation lounge to meet and connect

  •  Evening Awards dinner to celebrate achievements across 5 categories 

  •  2 waterfront Sydney locations overlooking the iconic Sydney Harbour


Organisations who attended in 2019

  • 86400

  • ABA

  • ACCC

  • Adamantem Capital

  • Advice RegTech


  • AML Solutions Australia

  • AML360

  • ANZ

  • ANZ New Zealand

  • APRA

  • ARCA

  • Arctic Intelligence

  • Ascent Technologies Inc.

  • ASFA

  • Ash St. Legal and Advisory

  • ASIC

  • Aub Chapman Consulting

  • Audeamus Risk Pty Ltd

  • Auraya Systems



  • Australia British Business Chamber

  • Australian Banking & Finance

  • ASIC

  • Avanade

  • Bamford Capital

  • Bank of Queensland

  • Biocatch

  • Birnam Wood

  • Brightus

  • Bureau van Dijk

  • Capital Markets CRC

  • Captegra

  • Castle Hall Australia

  • Cataliize

  • Cataliize Affiliate

  • CBA

  • Certainty Compliance

  • Challenger

  • Checkbox

  • CIO and Computer World

  • Clear Dynamics

  • Cognitive View

  • Cogo AI PTY LTD

  • Compliance & Risk Services

  • Compliance Quarter

  • Complitech

  • ComplyWith NZ

  • CRS Certus

  • CSIRO's Data61

  • CT and Digital Government

  • Cyber Risk Assurance Pty Ltd

  • Daisee

  • DataTools Pty Ltd

  • Deloitte Australia

  • Deloitte Singapore

  • Department of Finance

  • Dequity Partners Pty Ltd

  • Discidium

  • encompass corporation

  • Enteruptors

  • Equifax

  • Export Council of Australia

  • EY

  • Fairfax Media

  • Feedzai

  • Financial Simplicity

  • FinTech Australia

  • Forum Group Events

  • Fresco Partners LTD

  • Frontier Microscopy

  • GRC Solutions

  • Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office

  • HSBC

  • iCognition Pty Ltd

  • identitii

  • Ignition Advice

  • illion

  • Instil

  • Integrated Research

  • IR


  • Itree

  • Journalist

  • KPMG

  • KRM22

  • KYC Intelligence Pty Ltd

  • LAB Group

  • Law Compliance

  • Law of the Jungle

  • Law Society of New South Wales

  • Liquor & Gaming NSW

  • Lookwhoscharging


  • Mainframe Cloud

  • MC

  • Meaningware Pty Ltd


  • Microsoft

  • Minter Ellison

  • MoneyCatcha

  • LexisNexis Risk Solutions

  • Liquor & Gaming NSW

  • Lookwhoscharging


  • Mainframe Cloud

  • MC

  • Meaningware Pty Ltd


  • Microsoft

  • Minter Ellison

  • MoneyCatcha

  • Moodys Analytics

  • Murray Waldren Consulting

  • muru-D

  • NAB Ventures

  • National Australia Bank

  • Neota Logic

  • Network Capital Economics

  • NSW Department of Industry

  • Objective Keystone

  • One Ventures

  • Pax Republic

  • Perpetual Corporate Trust


  • Priviti

  • Propel Ventures pty ltd

  • Protecht

  • PwC

  • Quantexa

  • Record Sure

  • RegCentric

  • Registry Direct

  • Reputation Edge

  • Resonate Solutions

  • Respublica

  • Risk & Capital Compliance Solutions

  • Salesforce

  • SAS

  • Search365

  • Shield Docs

  • Silent Eight Pte Ltd

  • Simple KYC

  • SISS Data Services

  • Skyjed

  • Stone & Chalk

  • StreamlineID

  • Suite2go

  • Suncorp

  • Sydney University

  • Sypht

  • TAL

  • Teamgage

  • The RegTech Association

  • The Startup Shop

  • Think Caddie

  • ThreatMetrix

  • TIQK

  • Toyota Finance Australia Limited

  • TRAction Fintech


  • UNSW

  • UTS Business School

  • Verifi Identity Services Limited

  • Verifier

  • Volt Bank

  • Westpac

  • Westpac Institutional Bank

  • WordFlow

  • Xpress Money

  • Yabber Global

  • Yodlee

  • YOUI

Interested in Sponsoring?

Download the sponsorship prospectus or contact us 


Platinum sponsor


RegTech Awards 2020 Dinner by KPMG

Gold sponsors

Silver sponsors

Bronze sponsors

RegTech sponsors

Innovation Hub Partner

Coffee Cart Sponsor

Venue sponsor

5 reasons why you should attend

1. We are non-profit, run by industry for industry, all investments go straight back to accelerating adoption

2. High satisfaction with 90% of attendees in 2019 ranking the sold out event very good or excellent

3. Engagement and networking with global RegTechs, reg entities, regulators, media and academics 

4. All industry stakeholders in one place with a tighter, more relevant program/format developed by members

5. Sponsoring will raise your brand in a visible way to potential customers across diverse industry verticals


Our event MC

Ali Moore
journalist & broadcaster

Ali Moore has more than 25 years experience as a journalist and broadcaster, working for the ABC, Australia's Nine Network and for the BBC's global news network based in Singapore. She has covered major news and current affairs events across the region reporting from Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia and China.

Ali has interviewed key decision makers from a range of companies, industries and political theatres. Her previous roles include ABC China Correspondent, host of Australia's Lateline and anchor of some of Australia's key business news programs (Business Sunday, Lateline Business). She is now a freelance broadcaster and journalist and a Vice Chancellor's Fellow at the University of Melbourne.


Assistant Minister Superannuation,
Financial Services & FinTech 

SENATOR andrew bragg
Senator for NSW
Chair Senate Select Committee
FinTech & RegTech

james farrell
financial services
Platinum sponsor

lisa schutz
founder and ceo verifier
Director The RegTech Association

john price
australian securities and investments commission

john price
australian securities and investments commission

julian fenwick
managing director
grc soluitions
chair The RegTech Association

victor dominello mp
NSW minister for customer service

deborah young
founding CEO 
The Regtech association

deborah young

deborah young


Zoe willis
australian lead partner data and regtech

imelda newton
chief revenue officer
arctic intelligence

will liang
director data and regtech

TOM Merriman
head global partnerships
gungho marketing

leica ison
ceo and founder

leica ison
ceo and founder

caroline trotman
coo and founder

coo and founder
Simple KYC


nina vines
financial services

brian clark
ascent regtech

mark wood

deen sanders aom
governance risk & conduct


Jamie k leach
Open Data Australia

barry thomas
director consumer data standards
CSIRO Data61

siobhan hartnoll
head of apac business development
Feature Space

maciej piechocki
RegTech Management Board
bearing point

deborah algeo
entrepreneur in residence
westpac rlab

danielle james
Alliances and business development director APAC

Draft Program

Our program section will be updated as we confirm speakers.


#ACCELERATERegTech2020 17 March 8.00am-5.00pm Doltone House, Darling Island


2020 RegTech Awards Dinner by KPMG
17 March 5.30pm-10.00pm Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf


Expo opens at Doltone House, Darling Island 5.45pm Pre drinks and canapes at Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf
9.00am Acknowledgement of country and welcome:
James Farrell, Microsoft

6.30pmSeated for dinner and networking
9.10am CEO Address: Deborah Young, CEO The RegTech Association 6.50pm Welcome by KPMG
 9.15am Opening Address: Why RegTech Matters
The Hon. Senator Jane Hume, Assistant Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and Financial Technology
6.50pm  "Small change, big investment"
Mike Tozer, Xceptional
Entree on table
9.30am RegTech Velocity: Transformation of compliance, the future of work, people and technology

Moderator: Nina Vines, Microsoft
Deborah Algeo, Entrepreneur in Residence, Westpac RLab
Brian Clark, Ascent RegTech
Mark Wood, Red Marker


Lead judge pre-amble

RegTech Social Impact of the Year 2020
RegTech Export of the Year 2020
RegTech Innovator of the Year 2020

Dinner served and Chair's remarks

 10.15am The future of risk and regulation: 

Moderator: Julian Fenwick, Chair The RegTech Association
Maciej Piechocki, B
earing Point
Nathan Newman, AUSTRAC
Fiona Hayes-St.Clair, QBE
Jasper Poos, CBA

8.15pm  RegTech Innovator of the Year 2020
RegTech of the Year International 2020

RegTech of the Year Australia 2020

Dessert and networking

 10.45am  Networking morning tea 9.45pm


11.15am Why Customer Service Matters
The Hon. Victor Dominello MP
Address and fireside chat with Ali Moore

11.45am Address: Minister TBC: Importance of innovation & entrepreneurship 

#AccelerateR2020 PitchFest - 5 early stage RegTechs
Moderator: Evan Wong, Pitch Master, Checkbox.ai

 12.25pm  6 ways to RegTech transformation: Financial and non-financial risks 

Moderator: Will Liang, Director Data and RegTech, KPMG
Leica Ison, Skyjed
Caroline Trotman, 1Word Flow
Imelda Newton, Arctic Intelligence
Danielle James, Ephesoft
Siobhan Hartnoll, Feature Space

Announcement of winner of #AccelerateR 2020 Best Pitch by TAL

 1.05pm  Networking lunch    
2.00pm The Consumer Data Right (CDR) - Opportunities and Implications for RegTech
Moderator: Professor Deen Sanders AOM, Deloitte
Lisa Schutz, Verifier
Jamie K. Leach, Open Data Australia
Barry Thomas, CSIRO Data61

2.30pm Global KYC
Eric Frost, Simple KYC
3.00pm Afternoon tea
3.30pm UK an export market for RegTech 
Tom Merriman, Gungho Marketing UK
Michelle East, Certainty Compliance
4.00pm 5 years on: the view from a global RegTech Innovation lab
Ian Hollowbread, Head of RegTech ING Labs London
Jesse Arundel, Head of Emerging Technologies, CBA
4.30pm Prelimary findings of the Senate Select Committee for RegTech
Address by Senator Andrew Bragg
Closing keynote: Regulatory landscape
John Price, ASIC Commissioner
Fireside Chat by Zoe Willis, KPMG


Closing remarks
5.30pm Expo closes    


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