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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    • 23 Jul 2019
    • 7:15 AM - 8:45 AM (UTC+10:00)
    • Mills Oakley, Level 14, 145 Ann Street, Brisbane, QLD
    Register

    Executive Briefing (Brisbane) - Insight into Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability 

    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

    At this breakfast seminar you will hear from our experienced Partners who know the social services sector intimately and who have had extensive dealings in other major Royal Commissions / Public Inquiries involving the sector. 


    We will explore the draft Terms of Reference and take you through what to expect from a major Royal Commission within your sector, including:

    • the nature of the proceedings
    • the powers of the Royal Commission
    • what you can expect from internal and external stakeholders 

    We will discuss the cross-overs with the current Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.

    You will come away with:

    • tips on how you can develop your strategy to prepare for engaging with the Royal Commission
    • an outline of what you can expect in terms of legal / policy outcomes following the Royal Commission, including how to understand your organisation’s exposure to potential litigation  

    About the Presenters

    Vera Visevic, Partner, Mills Oakley

    Vera Visevic heads the Sydney Not-For-Profit team at Mills Oakley, and has been the trusted legal advisor of numerous charities and not-for-profits, including a number of large and small disability service providers, for over 20 years.  

    Louise Cantrill, Partner, Mills Oakley

    Louise is an independently recognised leading practitioner in heath liability with over 20 years’ experience in representing and advising the industry, including specific experience with Royal Commissions.

    Luke Geary, Partner, Mills Oakley

    Luke has consistently been recognised as one of Australia’s Best Lawyers for Non-Profit / Charities law and is the lead legal advisor to some of Australia’s largest and most diverse participants in the ‘for purpose’ sector, providing specialist advice and support to those organisations throughout sensitive Royal Commissions and major Public Inquiries.

    • 26 Jul 2019
    • 7:15 AM - 8:45 AM (UTC+10:00)
    • Mills Oakley, Level 7, 151 Clarence Street, Sydney, NSW
    Register

    Executive Briefing (Sydney) - Insight into Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability 

    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

    At this breakfast seminar you will hear from our experienced Partners who know the social services sector intimately and who have had extensive dealings in other major Royal Commissions / Public Inquiries involving the sector. 


    We will explore the draft Terms of Reference and take you through what to expect from a major Royal Commission within your sector, including:

    • the nature of the proceedings
    • the powers of the Royal Commission
    • what you can expect from internal and external stakeholders 

    We will discuss the cross-overs with the current Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.

    You will come away with:

    • tips on how you can develop your strategy to prepare for engaging with the Royal Commission
    • an outline of what you can expect in terms of legal / policy outcomes following the Royal Commission, including how to understand your organisation’s exposure to potential litigation  

    About the Presenters

    Vera Visevic, Partner, Mills Oakley

    Vera Visevic heads the Sydney Not-For-Profit team at Mills Oakley, and has been the trusted legal advisor of numerous charities and not-for-profits, including a number of large and small disability service providers, for over 20 years.  

    Louise Cantrill, Partner, Mills Oakley

    Louise is an independently recognised leading practitioner in heath liability with over 20 years’ experience in representing and advising the industry, including specific experience with Royal Commissions.

    Luke Geary, Partner, Mills Oakley

    Luke has consistently been recognised as one of Australia’s Best Lawyers for Non-Profit / Charities law and is the lead legal advisor to some of Australia’s largest and most diverse participants in the ‘for purpose’ sector, providing specialist advice and support to those organisations throughout sensitive Royal Commissions and major Public Inquiries.

    • 30 Jul 2019
    • 7:15 AM - 8:45 AM (UTC+10:00)
    • Mills Oakley, Level 6, 530 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC
    Register

    Executive Briefing (Melbourne) - Insight into Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability 

    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

    At this seminar you will hear from our experienced Partners who know the social services sector intimately and who have had extensive dealings in other major Royal Commissions / Public Inquiries involving the sector. 


    We will explore the draft Terms of Reference and take you through what to expect from a major Royal Commission within your sector, including:

    • the nature of the proceedings
    • the powers of the Royal Commission
    • what you can expect from internal and external stakeholders 

    We will discuss the cross-overs with the current Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.

    You will come away with:

    • tips on how you can develop your strategy to prepare for engaging with the Royal Commission
    • an outline of what you can expect in terms of legal / policy outcomes following the Royal Commission, including how to understand your organisation’s exposure to potential litigation  

    About the Presenters

    Vera Visevic, Partner, Mills Oakley

    Vera Visevic heads the Sydney Not-For-Profit team at Mills Oakley, and has been the trusted legal advisor of numerous charities and not-for-profits, including a number of large and small disability service providers, for over 20 years.  

    Louise Cantrill, Partner, Mills Oakley

    Louise is an independently recognised leading practitioner in heath liability with over 20 years’ experience in representing and advising the industry, including specific experience with Royal Commissions.

    Luke Geary, Partner, Mills Oakley

    Luke has consistently been recognised as one of Australia’s Best Lawyers for Non-Profit / Charities law and is the lead legal advisor to some of Australia’s largest and most diverse participants in the ‘for purpose’ sector, providing specialist advice and support to those organisations throughout sensitive Royal Commissions and major Public Inquiries.

    • 31 Jul 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (UTC+12:00)
    • Auckland CBD, Venue to be confirmed
    Register

    In 2016 MBIE released a draft revision of the Incorporated Societies Act of 1908, in which AuSAE on behalf of its members submitted changes based on member feedback.

    The Ministry has reviewed all submissions and has today released the Cabinet papers in regard to the draft Bill. In response to the highlighted changes AuSAE will discussing these.

    Based on the member working group, we will have reviewed the papers on the changes that have been submitted - Let's have a conversation!

    This is a member only event - no better time to join

    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 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 Aug 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, Victoria 3006
    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. This is a rare opportunity to network and share a meal with other CEO's and senior management professionals from associations and other non-profit organisations. Ample opportunity will be given for you to discuss issues and network with others.


    The Topic

    Hooked - Business Storytelling

    Stories and storytelling can inspire, influence, motivate and engage people where logic and bullet points may not. Think of your own experience. Isn’t it always the story, the anecdote, the example that you remember long after the event?

    Business storytelling is storytelling with a purpose and for results. Whatever it is you are trying to do in business - whether you are leading people, managing change, influencing the board or building your career, storytelling can help you do it better...that's a guarantee. In an informative, practical and inspiring session, Yamini Naidu will help you:

    •  Discover business storytelling - a hot emerging business skill
    •  Explore the use of storytelling as an influence tool
    •  Identify applications for storytelling within your business

    Yamini Naidu is rated among the top 3 business storytellers globally and is the world’s only economist turned business storyteller.

    The Speaker

    Yamini Naidu, Business Storyteller

    Yamini Naidu is a leading expert in business storytelling. She is the world’s only economist turned storyteller and consistently voted among the top business storytellers globally. Her work with clients is commercially savvy, results driven and sets them up for professional success. As a key note and conference speaker she wows audiences all over the world with insights, inspiration and actionable advice.


    This event is proudly supported by Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, our Venue Partner.


    • 06 Aug 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Merivale St & Glenelg Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101
    • 49
    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. This is a rare opportunity to network with other CEO's and senior management professionals from associations and other non-profit organisations. Ample opportunity will be given for you to discuss issues and network with others.


    The Topic

    Hooked - Business Storytelling

    Stories and storytelling can inspire, influence, motivate and engage people where logic and bullet points may not. Think of your own experience. Isn’t it always the story, the anecdote, the example that you remember long after the event?

    Business storytelling is storytelling with a purpose and for results. Whatever it is you are trying to do in business - whether you are leading people, managing change, influencing the board or building your career, storytelling can help you do it better...that's a guarantee. In an informative, practical and inspiring session, Yamini Naidu will help you:

    •  Discover business storytelling - a hot emerging business skill
    •  Explore the use of storytelling as an influence tool
    •  Identify applications for storytelling within your business

    Yamini Naidu is rated among the top 3 business storytellers globally and is the world’s only economist turned business storyteller.

    The Speaker

    Yamini Naidu, Business Storyteller

    Yamini Naidu is a leading expert in business storytelling. She is the world’s only economist turned storyteller and consistently voted among the top business storytellers globally. Her work with clients is commercially savvy, results driven and sets them up for professional success. As a key note and conference speaker she wows audiences all over the world with insights, inspiration and actionable advice.


    This event is proudly supported by the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, our Venue Partner

    • 07 Aug 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • Luna Park Sydney, 1 Olympic Drive, Milsons Point NSW 2061
    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. This is a rare opportunity to network with other CEO's 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

    Hooked - Business Storytelling

    Stories and storytelling can inspire, influence, motivate and engage people where logic and bullet points may not. Think of your own experience. Isn’t it always the story, the anecdote, the example that you remember long after the event?

    Business storytelling is storytelling with a purpose and for results. Whatever it is you are trying to do in business - whether you are leading people, managing change, influencing the board or building your career, storytelling can help you do it better...that's a guarantee. In an informative, practical and inspiring session, Yamini Naidu will help you:

    •  Discover business storytelling - a hot emerging business skill
    •  Explore the use of storytelling as an influence tool
    •  Identify applications for storytelling within your business

    Yamini Naidu is rated among the top 3 business storytellers globally and is the world’s only economist turned business storyteller.

    The Speaker

    Yamini Naidu, Business Storyteller

    Yamini Naidu is a leading expert in business storytelling. She is the world’s only economist turned storyteller and consistently voted among the top business storytellers globally. Her work with clients is commercially savvy, results driven and sets them up for professional success. As a key note and conference speaker she wows audiences all over the world with insights, inspiration and actionable advice.


    This event is proudly supported by Luna Park Venues, our Venue Partner.

    • 08 Aug 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM (UTC+12:00)
    • Michael Fowler Centre, VENUES WELLINGTON
    • 21
    Register


    Topic - Incorporated Societies Act

    In 2016 MBIE released a draft revision of the Incorporated Societies Act of 1908. AuSAE on behalf of its members submitted changes based on member feedback.

    The Ministry has reviewed all submissions and  released the recent cabinet papers on the  Incorporated Societies Draft Bill. In response to this AuSAE will be seeking member feedback based on the following activity.

    This will be an extended lunch, in-which we will be discussing the revised changes and any suggested amendments from the AuSAE working group. 

    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.


    • 09 Aug 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (UTC+09:30)
    • Gilbert Suite, Adelaide Convention Centre, North Tce, Adelaide SA 5000
    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. This is a rare opportunity to network with other CEO's and senior management professionals from associations and other non-profit organisations. Ample opportunity will be given for you to discuss issues and network with others.

    The Topic

    Hooked - Business Storytelling


    Stories and storytelling can inspire, influence, motivate and engage people where logic and bullet points may not. Think of your own experience. Isn’t it always the story, the anecdote, the example that you remember long after the event?

    Business storytelling is storytelling with a purpose and for results. Whatever it is you are trying to do in business - whether you are leading people, managing change, influencing the board or building your career, storytelling can help you do it better...that's a guarantee. In an informative, practical and inspiring session, Yamini Naidu will help you:

    •  Discover business storytelling - a hot emerging business skill
    •  Explore the use of storytelling as an influence tool
    •  Identify applications for storytelling within your business

    Yamini Naidu is rated among the top 3 business storytellers globally and is the world’s only economist turned business storyteller.

    The Speaker

    Yamini Naidu, Business Storyteller

    Yamini Naidu is a leading expert in business storytelling. She is the world’s only economist turned storyteller and consistently voted among the top business storytellers globally. Her work with clients is commercially savvy, results driven and sets them up for professional success. As a key note and conference speaker she wows audiences all over the world with insights, inspiration and actionable advice.


    This event is proudly supported by the Adelaide Convention Centre, our Venue Partner

    • 10 Aug 2019
    • 12:00 AM (UTC+10:00)
    • 13 Aug 2019
    • 12:00 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • Greater Columbus Convention Centre

    The ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition is where thousands of association professionals and industry partners gather to exchange time, resources, strategies, solutions, and more.

    Over three days of learning, growing, and finding inspiration, attendees are equipped with a year’s worth of support in their daily responsibilities as leaders in the association industry.

    AuSAE will again be hosting a delegation to attend the annual meeting in August this year.

    As a result of AuSAE's partnership with ASAE,  all AuSAE members can access a discounted international registration of US$695 with the AuSAE discount code.

    For further details including a comprehensive program of education and social events visit the meeting website https://annual.asaecenter.org/

    To access the code and registration information please email info@ausae.org.au


    • 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.

    Accommodation bookings may be made from this website

    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
          • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM (UTC+13:00)
          • Michael Fowler Centre, VENUES WELLINGTON
          Register

          The Association Compliance Symposium is the premiere event for senior-level association executives who need to stay up to date on compliance and regulatory matters relevant to associations today.

          Join subject-matter experts and engage with peers to explore a variety of topics with legal implications.

          More details to follow 

          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.

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