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    • 04 Feb 2019
    • 15 May 2019
    • Online
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    2019 AuSAE LINC Conference Scholarship - Member only 

    The Scholarship encourages professional growth and development for individuals working in the industry by supporting the costs for attending this year’s AuSAE LINC Annual Conference 16 - 18 September 2019. It aims to create an educational and networking environment that thrives on greater participation, different viewpoints, and increased collaboration within New Zealand. Interested in applying for scholarship? 

    10 scholarships available for the conference

    Open 01 February 2019 | Application Deadline: 15 May 2019

    • Each scholarship is valued at up to $700, and is designed to assist with conference registration costs, travel costs and/or accommodation.

    Who is eligible?

    • Up to ten (10) Association professionals that are based in New Zealand
    • The scholarship is only available to current AuSAE members.
    • Applicants will be evaluated based on answers to the application questions

    What is included?

    • Registration to 2019 AuSAE LINC Annual Conference in Napier, NZ
    • $200.00 towards your travel costs/and/or accommodation

    Scholarship website


     

    Association employees within New Zealand must submit their applications to AuSAE on or before the 5:00pm, 15 May 2019 application deadline.

    • 19 Feb 2019
    • 7:00 AM - 8:45 AM (UTC+13:00)
    • Auckland Art Gallery, Kitchener & Wellesley St's, AUCKLAND
    • 4
    Register


    The Networking - We invite you to take a couple of hours out of your day to connect with others in the industry to discuss high level topics of real importance, develop new relationships and gain critical information. Attending this AuSAE event is also a great opportunity to connect with leaders from associations, charities and other not-for-profits. You will get the opportunity to discuss current workplace challenges and other issues of importance.

    Topic - Project Management to Increase your Member & Association Value Proposition  

    The projects and programs that your organisation offers are at the core of your value proposition. Do you have the skills you need to implement those initiatives successfully? Kosam will help you unlock your project management capabilities and get the job done more effectively than ever. Including:

    • Governance Structures 
    • Change Control and Project Close-out
    • Collect Requirements and Define Scope
    • Develop and Manage Your Team
    •  Establishing Team Goals and Responsibilities and Using Feedback Effectively
    • Ethics and Project Management
    • Getting the Big Picture by Defining the Project's Scope and Team
    • Managing a Project to Minimize Risk and Maximize Quality
    • Managing Project Communications
    • Managing Projects for Strategic Alignment
    • Mastering the Details of a Project's Schedule and Budget
    • Project Stakeholders


    Speaker Kosam Nyamdela, MoP, PMP, MBusAn, MBA Strategic Planning
    President-CEO I Project Management Institute New Zealand

    Kosam is an Innovative, versatile strategic leader in Project and Business Management. Self-motivated and enthusiastic team player with a can-do attitude.

    He has been instrumental in leading strategic planning implementation and operational overview of PMI.  

    NB: If AuSAE invoices you for the event, the amount paid into our NZ bank account are in NZ dollars. Credit Card payments are converted to AUD dollars.

    • 27 Feb 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (UTC+11:00)
    • Level 18, 607 Bourke Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
    • 13
    Register

    Executive Briefing (Melbourne): Year in Preview

    Further Information

    AuSAE Executive Briefing events provide an exclusive environment for motivated association executives to gain insights and advice from other industry professionals. Executive Briefing events enables members to raise and discuss critical issues affecting industry and network with other professionals from the not-for-profit sector.

    The Topic 

    The year ahead is going to present a raft of changes to the world of workplace relations as we know it and we would love to have you join us for some robust discussions with a select group of FCB’s industry association clients. We will explore in detail the upcoming “pressure points” that will likely affect association members, with these and ways associations can potentially improve their member service proposition for retention and growth of their member base.

    The topics we will cover include:

    1. The Big Ticket issues of 2019 including the looming election and the likely "pressure points" which will affect association members;

    2. The most significant employment law cases of the past 12 months and what the impact these will have on your members;

    3. Legislative and Award changes including casual conversion, Government responses to Workpac, and Fair Work Amendment (Family and Domestic Violence Leave) Bill 2018 among others;

    4. What new services and resources are available to associations to help them deal with the changing landscape in the coming 12 months;

    5. Ways associations can potentially improve their member service proposition for retention and growth of their member base.

    The “Year in Preview” series operate under Chatham House Rules and provide an ideal forum to gleam some insights from your peers, share your views and hear updates from FCB as Australia’s leading employment law firm. This event has been specifically tailored for professionals working in Professional and Industry Associations.


    About the Presenter

    Nick Tindley, Partner, FCB Group

    Nick is a Partner with FCB Workplace Law and the Executive Manager of HR Consulting and Advisory Services at FCB HR. Based in our Melbourne office, he has over twelve years’ experience in providing industrial relations and employment law advice, with particular expertise in the retail industry. In his role as Executive Manager, Nick supervises both the consulting and advisory teams at FCB HR and is responsible for managing a number of key client relationships.

    ‘I began my career in workplace relations when I was studying law at Queensland University of Technology. While I was a student, I was employed by the Young Workers Advisory Service in Brisbane as an advisor to young people experiencing difficulties at work. From there, I moved to a workplace relations role at the National Retail Association (NRA). Within three years, I was promoted to director of the NRA’s employment law division. Since joining FCB Group, I have been managing the employment relations telephone advisory services for the Australian Retailers Association (ARA), Recruitment & Consulting Services Australia, Victorian Association for Newsagents, and Fitness Australia. Each service is run in partnership with FCB Group. I led ARA’s participation in the 2012 Award Review and am currently leading the case for the retail industry in the 2014 Award Review.’


    • 28 Feb 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (UTC+11:00)
    • Level 1, 83 Mount Street, North Sydney, NSW 2060
    • 16
    Register

    Executive Briefing (Sydney): Year in Preview

    Further Information

    AuSAE Executive Briefing events provide an exclusive environment for motivated association executives to gain insights and advice from other industry professionals. Executive Briefing events enables members to raise and discuss critical issues affecting industry and network with other professionals from the not-for-profit sector.

    The Topic 

    The year ahead is going to present a raft of changes to the world of workplace relations as we know it and we would love to have you join us for some robust discussions with a select group of FCB’s industry association clients. We will explore in detail the upcoming “pressure points” that will likely affect association members, with these and ways associations can potentially improve their member service proposition for retention and growth of their member base. 

    The topics we will cover include:

    1. The Big Ticket issues of 2019 including the looming election and the likely "pressure points" which will affect association members;

    2. The most significant employment law cases of the past 12 months and what the impact these will have on your members;

    3. Legislative and Award changes including casual conversion, Government responses to Workpac, and Fair Work Amendment (Family and Domestic Violence Leave) Bill 2018 among others;

    4. What new services and resources are available to associations to help them deal with the changing landscape in the coming 12 months;

    5. Ways associations can potentially improve their member service proposition for retention and growth of their member base.

    The Year In Preview series operate under Chatham House Rules and provide an ideal forum to gleam some insights from your peers, share your views and hear updates from FCB as Australia’s leading employment law firm. This event has been specifically tailored for professionals working in Industry Associations as well as their members.

    About the Presenter

    Wes O'Donnell, National Workplace Relations Manager, FCB Group

    Wes is an experienced Workplace Relations Consultant, combining a strong legal background with extensive consultancy experience in the field of workplace relations and employment law. Wes has over eight years experience assuming senior workplace relations roles in both Australia and London.

    Wes prides himself on demonstrating strong commercial awareness, used to great effect in delivering commercial solutions, strategies and advice tailored towards the specific requirements of clients.

    Wes frequently runs seminars and gives training on all employment law matters throughout the entire employee lifecycle, and conducts workplace mediation sessions to address areas of conflict.


    • 06 Mar 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (UTC+13:00)
    • Wellington CBD
    Register

    One of the reasons you joined AuSAE was to make connections and learn more about the sector so you could succeed as a professional and advance your organisation. Join other professionals who share your same challenges and experiences in an informal and relaxed setting where the content is driven by you in these free member programs.

    Topic: Member Working Groups ... - What is everybody doing?  what works really good.?  And what doesn't..? Let's all get together and have a conversation on Member working groups. 

    In general, participants in working groups aim to analyze and understand the discourses and conversations that define their particular fields, and to determine how insights drawn from your association. 

    As there are some really good is systems out there that other people are using that might suit you and vice versa. Let's have a conversation!

    These roundtable discussions are free to attend for AuSAE members and for first-time non-member guests. If non-members of AuSAE are attending there is a fee of $35. This group is not open to any suppliers.

    Join us from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm and enjoy conversation and learning in a member-facilitated discussion. Look for advice for some of your biggest challenges, offer new tips or tricks you have learned or share recent successes your peers could learn from. The success of this program depends on your participation so don’t sit on the sidelines – come ready to engage with the group.

    Member Working Groups | Groups meet from 10:00am - 12:00 (noon)

    P.S. I'll shout morning tea

    • 14 Mar 2019
    • 9:30 AM (UTC+13:00)
    • 15 Mar 2019
    • 2:00 AM (UTC+13:00)
    • Copthorne Hotel Wellington Oriental Bay, 100 Oriental Parade, Wellington, NZ 6011
    Register


    The next generation of association leaders is already active and making a difference in the association community.

    AuSAE’s Future Leaders Conference aims to give them/you the boost they need to realise their full potential.

    Held at Copthorne Hotel Wellington Oriental Bay, Wellington

    Click here for the conference website and more information 

    The AuSAE Future Leaders Conference creates a learning experience where attendees will participate in activities with the goal of:

    • Maintaining and prioritising personal balance
    • Leading and managing change
    • Enhancing skills and developing strengths
    • Learning what influences leadership
    • Connecting with peers and association professional leaders

    This conference connects emerging professionals by offering events focused on association leadership. With discussions topics to enhance their skills and increase their involvement within the association, community and the industry.

    NB: New Zealand delegates - If AuSAE invoices you for the event, the amount paid into our NZ bank account are in NZ dollars. Credit Card payments are converted to AUD dollars.

    Book Accommodation here


    • 19 Mar 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (UTC+13:00)
    • Auckland CBD
    Register

    One of the reasons you joined AuSAE was to make connections and learn more about the sector so you could succeed as a professional and advance your organisation. Join other professionals who share your same challenges and experiences in an informal and relaxed setting where the content is driven by you in these free member programs.

    Topic: Member Working Groups ... - What is everybody doing?  what works really good.?  And what doesn't..? Let's all get together and have a conversation on Member working groups. 

    In general, participants in working groups aim to analyze and understand the discourses and conversations that define their particular fields, and to determine how insights drawn from your association. 

    As there are some really good is systems out there that other people are using that might suit you and vice versa. Let's have a conversation!

    These roundtable discussions are free to attend for AuSAE members and for first-time non-member guests. If non-members of AuSAE are attending there is a fee of $35. This group is not open to any suppliers.

    Join us from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm and enjoy conversation and learning in a member-facilitated discussion. Look for advice for some of your biggest challenges, offer new tips or tricks you have learned or share recent successes your peers could learn from. The success of this program depends on your participation so don’t sit on the sidelines – come ready to engage with the group.

    Member Working Groups | Groups meet from 10:00am - 12:00 (noon)

    P.S. I'll shout morning tea

    • 01 May 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM (UTC+12:00)
    • Michael Fowler Centre, VENUES WELLINGTON
    Register


    Click here for the Symposium Website

    Each topic covered will strengthen your engagement and transparently and show you the way to enhance your own marketing, communications and membership engagement.

    Take a peek below at some of the topics covered and get PUMPED for the education that was tailor-made just for Association Professionals like YOU.

    A taste of the program

    • Easy ways to embrace social media marketing for your day-to-day communications.
    • Retention and onboarding members
    • The Membership journey and how to keep score
    • The use of analytical data for membership engagement
    • Why is your website still so important to your members?
    • What is changing in the mobile office space
    • and so much more… (Program out in the New Year)

    NB: If AuSAE invoices you for the event, the amount paid into our NZ bank account are in NZ dollars. Credit Card payments are converted to AUD dollars.

    Same Event held in Auckland 8 May 2018 
    • 08 May 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM (UTC+12:00)
    • Aotea Centre Auckland
    Register


    Click here for the Symposium Website

    Each topic covered will strengthen your engagement and transparently and show you the way to enhance your own marketing, communications and membership engagement.

    Take a peek below at some of the topics covered and get PUMPED for the education that was tailor-made just for Association Professionals like YOU.

    A taste of the program

    • Easy ways to embrace social media marketing for your day-to-day communications.
    • Retention and onboarding members
    • The Membership journey and how to keep score
    • The use of analytical data for membership engagement
    • Why is your website still so important to your members?
    • What is changing in the mobile office space
    • and so much more… (Program out in the New Year)

    NB: If AuSAE invoices you for the event, the amount paid into our NZ bank account are in NZ dollars. Credit Card payments are converted to AUD dollars.

    Same Event held in Wellington 1 May 2018 
    • 11 Jun 2019
    • 13 Jun 2019
    • Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

    ACE 2019

    The 2019 AuSAE Annual Conference & Exhibition (ACE) will take place at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from June 11-13 2019.

    The theme for this years conference is Upholding Tradition, Embracing The Future.

    Key note speaker line up:

    • Sheri Jacobs, FASAE, CAE, President & CEO of Avenue M Group
    • Richard Yep, CAE, FASAE, CEO of American Counselling Association
    • Gus Balbontin, Former Executive Director & CTO of Lonely Planet
    • Nic Marchesi & Lucas Patchett, Founders of Orange SKy Laundry

    Click here to register.

    Click here for further information.

    • 19 Jun 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM (UTC+12:00)
    • Auckland Town Hall, Queen St, Auckland, 1010
    Register

    The Networking - We invite you to take a couple of hours out of your day to connect with others in the industry to discuss high level topics of real importance, develop new relationships and gain critical information. Attending this AuSAE event is also a great opportunity to connect with leaders from associations, charities and other not-for-profits. You will get the opportunity to discuss current workplace challenges and other issues of importance.

    Topic and speaker  - To be confirmed 

    • 24 Jun 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM (UTC+12:00)
    • Lion Harbourview Rm, Michael Fowler Centre, VENUES WELLINGTON
    Register

    The Networking - We invite you to take a couple of hours out of your day to connect with others in the industry to discuss high level topics of real importance, develop new relationships and gain critical information. Attending this AuSAE event is also a great opportunity to connect with leaders from associations, charities and other not-for-profits. You will get the opportunity to discuss current workplace challenges and other issues of importance.

    Topic and speaker  - To be confirmed 

    • 17 Sep 2019
    • 9:30 AM (UTC+12:00)
    • 18 Sep 2019
    • 3:00 PM (UTC+12:00)
    • Napier Conference Centre, 48 Marine Parade, Bluff Hill, Napier 4110
    Register

    The AuSAE LINC 19 Conference and Exhibition brings together inspiring ideas from the not-for-profit and corporate sectors in one event.

    Monday, 16 September 2019: 
    Optional Pre-conference workshop, Association Impact and Early Arrivals Dinner

    Tuesday, 17 - conference: day one
    Starting at 10:30 AM (to coincide with the morning Wellington and Auckland flights into Hawke's Bay)
    AuSAE Conference dinner

    Wednesday, 18 - conference: day two
    Finishing in time for flights back to either Wellington or Auckland


    You will pick up fresh ideas from informed and innovative speakers while also networking with your peers in the association sector.

    Get the insights, tools and motivation to more powerfully achieve the goals of your not-for-profit organisation through improved leadership effectiveness.

    All enquires please contact Brett Jeffery General Manager NZ brett@ausae.org.au or +64 27 249 8677.

          • 18 Oct 2019
          • 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM (UTC+13:00)
          • Aotea Centre Auckand, Queen St, Auckland, 1010
          Register

          The Networking - We invite you to take a couple of hours out of your day to connect with others in the industry to discuss high level topics of real importance, develop new relationships and gain critical information. Attending this AuSAE event is also a great opportunity to connect with leaders from associations, charities and other not-for-profits. You will get the opportunity to discuss current workplace challenges and other issues of importance.

          Topic and speaker  - To be confirmed 

          • 05 Nov 2019
          • 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM (UTC+13:00)
          • Lion Harbourview Rm, Michael Fowler Centre, VENUES WELLINGTON
          Register

          The Networking - We invite you to take a couple of hours out of your day to connect with others in the industry to discuss high level topics of real importance, develop new relationships and gain critical information. Attending this AuSAE event is also a great opportunity to connect with leaders from associations, charities and other not-for-profits. You will get the opportunity to discuss current workplace challenges and other issues of importance.

          Topic and speaker  - To be confirmed 

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