• PPN Virtual Conference Series

Event details

Dates: Wednesdays at 12:00pm (AEDT), beginning 6 October 2021, for 8 weeks
CPD points: Conference delegates will be eligible to claim CPD hours for sessions.

Find sessions and recordings below.

Each year, we bring together our valued Professional Practices Network (PPN) members with BDO experts, industry professionals and visionary leaders to help map a path to tackle the challenges ahead.

As the COVID-19 pandemic response continues to make an impact, this year’s conference is more timely than ever.

The 2021 conference will take place online, with two virtual sessions to be held every Wednesday from 6 October for 8 weeks.

What You Can Expect

We are excited to bring you a diverse agenda with a large variety of technical and professional skills sessions. This year's program will challenge you to stand out from the pack, and take great ideas and insights back to your organisation.


All recordings include downloadable slides for each section of the day's presentations. The slides and recordings can be found under the 'watch' link.

Date Topic Speakers  
6 October 2021
  • Deep Dive into Recent Super Developments
  • Asset Protection for Small Business Owners
  • Mark Wilkinson
  • Jeff Marsden & Matt Kelly
13 October 2021
  • Corporate Tax Update
  • Navigating a Challenging Financial Reporting Landscape
  • Pulin Desai & Burton Andrews
  • Kevin Frohubs & Christine Webb
20 October 2021
  • Indirect Taxes Update
  • Retirement Planning - How Much Do You Need?
  • Matthew Mutton & Joel Brown
  • Kelly Kennedy
27 October 2021
  • Transfer Pricing Updates and Traps to Watch Out For
  • Tax in the Rear-View Mirror - Good Call / Bad Call
  • Joel Phillips
  • Mark Pizzacalla
3 November 2021
  • Strategies and Solutions in Estate Planning and Structuring
  • Corporate Crime and Emerging Issues For Businesses
  • Chris Balalovski
  • Adam Simms
10 November 2021
  • Superannuation Death Benefits - Is There Control? 
  • ATO and the Tax Profession: Moving Forward Together
  • Shirley Schaefer
  • ATO - Hoa Wood & Emma Rosenzweig
17 November 2021
  • Key Changes in Employment Taxes You Need to Know
  • Let's Talk About Ransomware
  • James Trainor
  • Ross Widdows
24 November 2021
  • Accountants Post Covid-19 - Protect Your Client Base and Your Practice
  • The Role of Financial Education for Advisers of the Future
  • Nick Martin & Mathew Blum
  • Elina McKerrell