Conference Program 2019
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 Monday 16  September
   2:00 pm  Pre-Conference Workshop (limited numbers - optional) til 4:00 pm

Jim Anderson, CAE, President & CEO - California Society of Association Executives (CalSAE) Sponsored by Tourism NZ

   6:30 pm    EARLY ARRIVALS DINNER (optional & additional price) @Crab Farm Winery Hawkes Bay

 

 Tuesday 17 Sept
  9:30 am   WELCOME NETWORKING & MORNING TEA
 10:00

  Conference Start with Opening Keynote‘Principles behind great member experience’ - followed by a group engagement session  
  Matt Johns, CEO at Deliberat
  

 11:30

  Association Transformation 
  Susan Freeman-Greene, Chief Executive - Engineering New Zealand
  

 12:15   NETWORKING & LUNCH 
12:30  Learn@lunch - Using Technology to Support Your Member Journeys (held in Small EX) - concludes 1:00

  1:15

  Lightning talks – What I have done to make my association a better place
  5 X 7 minutes quickfire conversations Craig Young, Chief Executive Officer - TUANZ to facilitate Craig Young

  

  2:05

  Cyber Panel  -   Craig Young, Chief Executive Officer - TUANZ to facilitate

 2:55

  Debbie Mayo Smith  
  

4 Steps for Growing, Engaging, and Retaining Your Association Membership
 3:40   NETWORKING & AFTERNOON TEA

 4:00

  Change Journey through Collaborative Governance & Management 
  Elsie Adams – acting CEO NZVA 
  

Fear Factor. How the World’s Most Engaging Conferences & Events Embrace Risk, Curiosity & Innovation
  

 4:45

  How Women speaking up helps everyone and the Diversity dilemma

  Diana Thomson, Public Speaking Coach, Keynote Speaker  

 5:30   Close of day one
 6:30   COCKTAIL FUNCTION & CONFERENCE DINNER


 Wednesday 18 Sept
  8:30 am   AuSAE Town hall 

   9:15

  Day Two Opening Keynote 
  Jim Anderson, CAE, President & CEO - California Society of Association Executives (CalSAE) Sponsored by Tourism NZ
  

 10:00   NETWORKING & MORNING TEA Concurrent sessions

 10:15

  Millennial vs Boomer – Work Place Relations
  Speakers to be confirmed
 

  We Want You Back: Tools to Re-engage Lapsed Members
  Brett Jeffery - General manager, AuSAE

 11:00

  Association Dues – Let Me Count the Ways!
  Speaker to be confirmed   
   

  Mock Strategic Planning Session
  Jennifer Pelvin - Director

 11:45

  How do we work better together as associations - Hybrid Panel Discussion
  Lyn McMorran - Executive Director - Financial Services Federation / Brett Jeffery - General Manager , AuSAE
  

 12:30 

  NETWORKING AND LUNCH  

 1:25

  A Balanced Approach to Member Engagement: Keep Your Members’ Attention Through Your Association Communications
  Speaker to be confirmed 
  

 2:10

  Closing + Keynote - Save the world from conference boredom
  John Quinn, Presentologist
  

 3:00

  FAREWELL FUNCTION 

 5:30 pm

  Wazza’s Winery Wingding / Partners hosted dinner for those staying over



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