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    • 23 Aug 2018
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM (UTC+10:00)
    • Mills Oakley Lawyers, Level 6, 530 Collins Street, Melbourne, 3000
    • 3
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    Breakfast Briefing (Melbourne): AGM 101

    Further Information

    AuSAE Breakfast Briefing events provide an exclusive environment for motivated association executives to gain insights and advice from other industry professionals. Breakfast 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

    It is quite common for a not-for-profit organisation to incorrectly convene an AGM, or attempt to pass resolutions at AGMs which are legally invalid.

    This seminar will cover:

    • Is your organisation legally required to hold an AGM? (Some not-for-profits are exempt.)
    • What are the basic legal requirements to correctly convene an AGM?
    • Which resolutions need to be special resolutions and which can be ordinary resolutions?
    • How do you count 21 days?
    • Voting in modern times and using technology generally.
    • What do you need to do after an AGM?
    • What is the best food to serve at an AGM? … just kidding!!!

    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.

    • 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
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    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.

    • 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.

    • 21 Nov 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM (UTC+11:00)
    • ASI Yarra Boardroom, Level 22, 459 Collins Street, Melbourne
    • 28
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    Workshop (Melbourne) - The Power of Prediction

    Further Information

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

    The Topic

    Engagement tracking/scoring is currently a ‘hot’ topic for many association executives. But just scoring a member’s historical involvement may be ‘too little, too late’ for many organisations. What if it was possible to accurately predict (using data you already have available) - a member’s future engagement? For progressive organisations, ‘big data’ analytics and predictive modelling techniques and technology are emerging as the ‘next big thing’. At this interactive workshop, Paul will share his insights on how advanced technology - originally only accessible to Fortune 500 size companies – is today enabling membership based organisations like yours to develop predictive models of member behaviour that can be applied across the entire organisation – to predict not just member engagement and satisfaction, but to also provide more accurate forecasts for individual member renewals, event registrations, course enrolments, product purchases, committee involvement, and other key association specific activities.

    Case studies from leading associations from around the world will be used as well as hands-on exercises to help you understand the full potential and the power of prediction.

    About the Presenter

    Paul Ramsbottom

    Managing Director - Advanced Solutions International (Asia Pacific)

    Over the last 20+ years Paul has worked with more professional bodies, industry associations, charities and fundraisers than most people would gather in several lifetimes. He is passionate about helping Associations and Not-For-Profits reach their goals, through adopting new and innovative solutions to help them run more efficiently. He is Managing Director of ASI Asia-Pacific which has more than 600 Not-For-Profit clients in the region. Paul enjoys working everyday with great staff and great clients and is rewarded by seeing great things ASI clients using iMIS, Association Online and Donman systems do in and around the community and knowing that ASI is able to contribute to that.

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