MBA Industry Conference

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  • Sydney Business School, UOW
    Seminar Room 6, Level 10, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

MBA Industry Conference

Thursday 20th June 2019, 8:45am to 5:00pm
Seminar Room 6, Level 10, Sydney Business School, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong 2019 MBA Industry Conference will see a board range of theme’s explored throughout the day. This conference covers topics related to real world business scenarios such as: Post Royal Commission Banking in Australia, Operating Responsibly and Sustainably, and Big Data while also providing you an excellent opportunity to network with a diverse group of attendees.

All MBA Students, UOW Staff, Corporate Partners, and Industry Partners are welcome to attend.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided throughout the day. We will also be hosting post conference drinks between 4:15pm and 5:00pm.


Panel 1: 'The Royal Commission and its Implications for Banking in Australia'Panel 2: 'Decision Making in the Era of Big Data and AI'Panel 3: 'Operating Responsibly and Sustainably'
Chair: Associate Professor Martin O’Brien, University of Wollongong

Chair: Associate Professor Shahriar Akter, University of Wollongong

Chair: Dr Belinda Gibbon, University of Wollongong

Panellists will be:

  • Dr Michael Blazic (Regional General Manager, Specialised Banking Group, Westpac)
  • Rea Kalmistzi (Business Relationship Manager at UniBank)
  • Dr Andy Schmulow (Senior Lecturer from the University of Wollongong’s School of Law)

Panellists will be;

  • Nathan Wade (Head of Growth at Disrupta)
  • Dmitry Kllymenko (Head of Enterprise Analytics at Internetrix)
  • Nicholas ElKhoury (Managing Director at St Trinity Property Group)
  • Dominic Frost (Customer Advisory Department Director of SAS)

Panellists will be:

  • Chris Weston (Sustainability Advisor, Catalyst for Change at Office of Environment and Heritage (NSW))
  • Wayne Green (Mining Engineering Manager at South 32)
  • Rea Kalimtzis (Business Relationship Manager at UniBank)