Yarra & Bridge rooms 

hawthorn room 

9.00 am

Conference Opening and Welcome

9.05 am

Keynote Presentation 

Setting the Course for Your Associations Future - Breaking Through to Excellence in a Changing World  read more... 

Paul Tero, Futurist and Educator 

10.00 am

Morning Tea

10:30 am  Association Leaders – Can They Make the Difference? Changing the Traditional Leadership Model  read more..

Professor Peter Gahan, University of Melbourne

Josie Thomas, President - Victorian Music Teachers' Association 

Chiang Lim, CEO - Childcare Alliance NSW

11.30 am

Unveiling the Traits of an Exceptional Association Board: Key Markers of High Performance  read more... 

Edna Coetzee, Board Secretary - Association Executive Services 

Mark Ryan, President - Dry Cleaning Association of Australia

Hear from the FWO about Workplace
Relations and Essentials, and Recent Legislation Changes  

Christopher Smith, Assistant Director - Community Engagement at the Fair Work Ombudsman

12.30 pm


1.30 pm

Update of Reforms and Compliance being introduced for all NFP organisations with the Australian Taxation Office & Australian Charities and Not-for-Profit Commission (ACNC)  read more...

Jennifer Moltisanti, Assistant Commissioner - Australian Taxation Office

Sallyann Stonier, Director of Registration - Australian Charities & Not-for-profits Commission

2.30 pm

Unlocking Success: Building a Strategic Foundation for Association Excellence  read more...

Sally Hines, Executive Director Strategy & Transformation - EACH 

The Technology Landscape in Australian Associations: Current Systems, Website and CRM Evaluation, Future Plans, Addressing Concerns and Harnessing AI Advancements  read more...

Greg Hill, Information Technology Expert - Association Executive Services

3.30 pm

Afternoon Tea

4.00 pm Unlocking the Traditional Membership Growth and Retention Model: Exploring Key Strategies for Sustainable Success

Paul Cargill, Head of Growth & Development - Royal Australian College of Surgeons

Jeremy Coggin, Head of Experience Design & Innovation - CPA Australia

Dr Carolin Sudkamp-Baldoni, STEM Careers Coordinator - University of Melbourne

The Evolving Landscape of Association Events: Navigating the Future from COVID Recovery. New ideas for member engagement and embracing technological innovations  read more...

Paul Davis, CEO - Australian Radio Communications Industry Association

Susan Magi, Events Expert - Clockwise Consulting


5.00 pm

Day One Close

5.00 pm

Cocktail Function

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