AuSAE Events - Australia and New Zealand 

From multi-day conferences with expert presenters to informal lunch meetings led by your peers, we have a variety of programs to meet help you do your job better and improve your association.

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    • 30 Jan 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (UTC+13:00)
    • Lion Harbourview Rm, Michael Fowler Centre, VENUES WELLINGTON
    Register

    Mindfulness - start the year off on the right track.
    We are partnering with Ovvio to bring you an introduction to mindfulness.

    (Can we afford not to do it)

    Ovio Mindfulness helps you cut through the complexity, overwhelm and noise in your head to find clarity and live with greater purpose, balance and ease.

    Inspired by ancient wisdom traditions and backed by modern neuroscience, Ovio Mindfulness brings mindfulness to life in an engaging, practical and inspiring way.

    Ovio Mindfulness is for anyone who wants to savor life.  For anyone who wants to find joy and appreciation for all life has to offer.  For anyone who wants to connect deeply to themselves and to others, and to live with purpose, wellness and compassion.

    Ovio Mindfulness offers a range of tailored personal and professional development solutions based on modern, science-backed mindfulness techniques. 

    All attendees will receive
    -  2 hour mindfulness workshop
    -  54 page mindfulness workbook 
    -  lifetime access to Ovio online our online beginner mindfulness course.


    Founder & Mindfulness Consultant - Cheryl Strawbridge B.Sc. Dip RM.

    Cheryl is an accredited mindfulness consultant and life coach with a Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, physiology and psychology.

    In her 18 years working at large multinational corporations, Cheryl witnessed many colleagues and friends suffer from the impact of a fast-paced, stressful lifestyle. This inspired her to change her life direction, and complete further training in mindfulness and life coaching.

    • 05 Feb 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (UTC+11:00)
    • National Convention Centre Canberra, 31 Constitution Ave, Canberra
    • 13
    Register

    Women in Association Leadership #WIAL - Canberra

    AuSAE are proud to continue Women in Association Leadership #WIAL in 2019. The networking series that provides a platform to showcase and celebrate women in leadership who have led the way.

    With no other event like this for our association leaders in the marketplace, we are delighted to bring like-minded women together to build support networks and develop professional and personal skills.

    Our three events held in November of 2018 were an overwhelming success in  Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane and we are delighted to now bring this event to Canberra.

    The theme for the event is women leading in traditionally male led industries and will welcome two inspiring women, who will share their journeys, challenges and advice in a facilitated and interactive discussion. 

    Denita Wawn, Chief Executive Officer, Master Builders Australia 


    Denita is one of Australia's leading industry and business advocates and the first female CEO of Master Builders in its 127 years history. Denita has a wealth of experience from more than 20 years at the forefront of public policy advocacy and politics.

    From 2012-2016 Denita was CEO of the Brewers Association of Australia and New Zealand where her duties included representing the interests of multinational companies to federal and state policy makers and regulators. Her achievements included a highly successful reputational change strategy for the organisation at a national and international level.

    For more than a decade Denita led industrial relations policy and advocacy for major industries as General Manager Workplace & Corporate Relations at the National Farmers Federation (NFF) and as National Manager Workplace Relations at the Australian Hotels Associations (AHA). She also served as Executive Director of the AHA's Tasmanian Branch. 

    Denita's corporate governance experience includes roles as Chair of the Worldwide Brewers Alliance and the Alcohol Beverages Advertising Code (ABAC) Scheme and as Director of Hostplus Industry Superannuation Fund. 

    Denita was born and educated in Hobart, Tasmania, undertaking a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws at the University of Tasmania.

    Kate Palmer, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Sports Commission

    Kate Palmer commenced as the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Sports Commission in February 2017. Since commencing Kate has led a change management process as the organisation transforms to deliver on its new strategy. Prior to this, she spent ten years as Chief Executive Officer of Netball Australia.

    As well as being CEO of Netball Australia, Kate has been Chair of the Victorian Institute of Sport, a Trustee of the MCG and CEO of Netball Victoria. Kate is a member of Chief Executive Women and has an Honours degree in Sport Science and a Masters in Sport Management.

    In her leadership positions in Australian sport, Kate has created high performing organisations which have excelled in high performance and growing community participation, with good governance and people management. She has a successful track record of leading transformative organisational change.


    Grab your colleagues, best friend or boss (male or female) and come along to #WIAL and see what we can achieve when we all come together.
    • 12 Feb 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 - 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 as 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.

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

    • 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


    • 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
    Register

    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.

    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

    Thursday, 19 September (additional morning and cost)
    Breakthrough to Excellence - Morning wine tour with lunch and guest speaker.
    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.

          • 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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