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    • 16 Aug 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • Plaza Gallery, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Merivale St & Glenelg Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101
    • 21

    This event is now closed for online registrations, if you are interested in attending please email andrea@ausae.org.au.

    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. This is a rare opportunity to network with other CEOs and senior management professionals from charities, associations and other non-profit organisations. Ample opportunity will be given for you to discuss issues and network with others.

    The Topic

    The Challenge of Modern Governance

    A growing number of directors have attended educational courses as a first step understanding organisational good governance. The real challenge is take the theory of modern good governance and put into practice, to make governance work in an organisation.

    In this presentation, GovernRight founder, Simon Neaverson, will examine the key features of a Good Governance Framework necessary to strike the correct balance between oversight and management and build a culture of engagement throughout the organisation, in order to embed good governance.

    Of key importance is how to adapt an organisation’s good governance framework to meet the changing expectations of directors. In particular, how can the directors achieve the right level of comfort that what is meant to be happening is in fact happening and how can a board add value and still meet these changing obligations.

    The Speaker

    Simon Neaverson, GovernRight Founder, AICD senior facilitator

    Simon Neaverson is a leader in corporate governance, board engagement, strategy and risk management having advised boards, partnerships and senior managers in numerous Australian and international organisations, across a broad range of industries for more than 25 years. He is the founder of TPPG Pty Limited, a consultancy aligning strategy, risk oversight and good governance. Simon’s extensive experience has seen him work with public and private companies and organisations in the health, government, educational and not-for-profit sectors including the Primary Health Networks for both Central and Eastern Sydney and South Western Sydney, Cerebral Palsy Alliance, The Exodus Foundation, St Augustine’s College and Cana Communities.

    Simon has fulfilled roles as executive and non-executive director, board chair and chairman of a range of board sub-committees for more than 20 years. Simon’s passion is to take the theory of good corporate governance and embed it into organisations to make governance work. His wealth of experience led Simon to develop the GovernRight Framework, a practical and robust tool that supports directors and senior executives to drive organisational performance and compliance, in complex and changing business environments. Throughout his career, Simon has facilitated over 300 planning sessions across a wide range of industries.

    A Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (“AICD”) since 2008, Simon is a senior facilitator and educator in corporate strategy, risk, governance and improving board effectiveness. He was recently presented with an AICD 20 year Faculty Award ‘in appreciation of (his) ongoing contribution and excellence to the gold standard in governance education.’

    Simon has delivered and facilitated more than 1,000 modules for the AICD. His audiences frequently commend him for providing a ‘real and applied sense of the board dynamic’, for ‘blending theory and practice’ and for ‘challenging participants’ views of corporate roles’. During this time, Simon has contributed to AICD course materials and authored articles for Company Director magazine on practical tools to improve board performance.

    Early in his career, Simon was a senior manager in the Enterprise group of Arthur Andersen, Chartered Accountants. There he specialised in providing strategic and operational advice to fast growing, closely-held businesses and had national responsibility for consulting to law firms.

    In addition to his AICD Fellowship, Simon holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) degree (with Merit) form the University of New South Wales, was awarded a merit certificate for outstanding performance in the professional year and received an honourable mention in the National Young Accountant of the Year Award. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australia.

    • 10 Sep 2018
    • 8:30 AM (UTC+12:00)
    • 11 Sep 2018
    • 4:00 PM (UTC+12:00)
    • Grand Millennium Auckland, 71 Mayoral Dr, Auckland (CBD), New Zealand
    Register


    PLUS Pre-conference Workshop and Dinner - 
    Sunday 09 September 

    The AuSAE LINC 18 Conference and Exhibition brings together inspiring ideas from the not-for-profit and corporate sectors in one event.

    More than 25 sector leaders will be taking the stage to share with you their journey to build a stronger future for their organisation, as well as their vision for the future of the association sector. 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.

    • 19 Sep 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • Mills Oakley Lawyers, 14/145 Ann Street, Brisbane City, 4000
    • 35
    Register

    Executive Briefing (Brisbane): Current Themes on Constitutions

    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

    Is your current constitution an asset to your organisation or a hindrance? Does it help you be effective, efficient and stakeholder centric, or does it stifle your operations and your ability to innovate?

    This session on constitutions will cover the following:

    • Does your constitution take advantage of those aspects of the law which simplify operations?
    • Does your constitution allow you to manage risk effectively?
    • Is your constitution stakeholder centric?
    • Does your constitution reflect the best of modern governance practices?
    • A brief discussion on ancillary documents, such as by-laws, codes of practice/conduct, charters and policies.

    About the Presenter

    Vera Visevic, Partner, Mills Oakley

    Vera Visevic is a Partner and head of the Charity and Not-for-Profit team at national law firm, Mills Oakley Lawyers.

    Mills Oakley has a genuine understanding of the not-for-profit sector and the increasingly complex legislative issues surrounding not-for-profits. Its dedicated team provides education, advice and specialist legal counsel to some of Australia’s leading not-for-profit organisations including charities, religious organisations, community groups and professional associations. Vera and her team expertly guide clients through the specific legal challenges facing their sector with simple, easy-to-understand language (not legal jargon) and a no-nonsense approach. The team at Mills Oakley are one of only a few specialised legal firms in Australia with the experience and know-how to provide advice and assistance to not-for-profits looking to undertake commercial activities. Their expertise in the not-for-profit field means they have first-hand knowledge of current issues affecting the sector and upcoming changes that may impact your organisation.

    • 11 Oct 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (UTC+11:00)
    • Online - join via your computer!

    Date: Thursday, 30 August
    Time: 11am - 12pm (AEDT time)  
    Where: Online - join via your computer!
    Presenter: Brenda Mainland

    Click here to register  

    Topic: Millennials and Associations - How to attract and retain the next generation of members

    Survey Matters has conducted independent research into Millennials and their behaviours and attitudes toward associations; particularly in the areas of:

    • Why they do (or, more importantly don't) join
    • Professional development
    • Content delivery
    • Service models
    • Culture and engagement
    Join us to hear how to remove barriers of participation and explore their membership needs, preferences and the challenges Millennials face, and how associations can capitalise on trends and opportunities to best attract and serve millennial members in the  future.


    Presenter: Brenda Mainland

    Brenda Mainland is a Co-Founder and Director at Survey Matters – the leading research and insights agency for member-based and for-purpose organisations.   Specialising in the association sector, Survey Matters works with organisations to help them understand members’ challenges and perspectives on belonging and delivers insights to craft strategies that improve engagement, retention, revenue and growth.

    Prior to co-founding Survey Matters in 2010, Brenda worked for and with multi-national corporate and government organisations, in roles as diverse as project and general management, outsourcing, business planning and strategy, relationship management and sales.  These organisations included Optus, Vodafone, Hewlett Packard, BlueScope, the Australian Communication & Media Authority and the Victorian Department of Transport.

    With over eight years working closely with the sector, Brenda has a deep knowledge of associations.  She also has a wealth of data at her disposal about member preferences and attitudes and can help associations understand and develop strategies that meet their members’ needs.

    AuSAE Webinars

    These webinars are sponsored by our friends over at Redback Conferencing. To find out more about how you can host your own webinars and online meetings, visit Redback Conferencing's website or contact Gianno Punla on +61 1800 733 416.

    AuSAE Webinar Access

    Please note that while AuSAE webinars are open to the public, only AuSAE members are able to access the AuSAE Webinar archive page to watch previous webinar recordings online at their leisure.

    • 11 Jun 2019
    • 13 Jun 2019
    • Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
    Registration is closed

    ACE 2019 Super Early Bird

    The 2019 AuSAE Annual Conference & Exhibition (ACE) has just been announced to be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre from June 11-13 2019. The theme for next years conference is Upholding Tradition, Embracing The Future.

    For the people that have expressed their interest, AuSAE are offering a special super early bird rate. As a thank you for your support, the super early bird rate to attend the conference in its entirety is $500 + GST.

    Registrations are now open until Thursday 2 August 2018. 

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