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Program

Never stop learning.


Third Sector Live is a thought-provoking and stimulating two-day event, offering the perfect platform for progressing your personal career and keeping up-to-date with what's happening in the sector. Inspiring presentations and sharing ideas with like-minded people will help you shape the future for yourself and others.

SESSION 1 – Leadership, Management and Governance
8:55am – 10:45am

Dan Pallotta
via LIVE video link
Uncharitable: The way we think about charity undermines the causes we love.

David Locke, Simon McKeon, Tania de Jong, Steven Burrell, John Peacock
NFP governance in an age of disruption

Holly Ransom
Strong sense of direction, loose hold of the reins: A new leadership model’

MORNING TEA
10:45am – 11:15am

SESSION 2
11:15am – 12:50pm

Ronni Kahn
Inspired innovation – Fired up for action

George Liacos
Purpose and profit: Sustainable business models unplugged

Caterina Giorgi
We are the movement – Tangible steps for change

Steve Maraboli
POP Leadership: Understanding the science of influence

NETWORKING LUNCH
12:50pm – 1:50pm

SESSION 3: Philanthropy and Fundraising
1:50pm – 3:15pm

Jo Garner and Lisa Cotton
Fireside chat about philanthropy

Lucas Ryan
Fundraising and Reputational Risk

Fundraising Innovation Pitch
Ash Rosshandler, Peretz Schapiro, Kathleen Chell, Jennifer Doubell
Three superstars want to change the game for fundraising.
Vote for your favourite!

AFTERNOON TEA
3:15pm – 3:45pm

SESSION 4: Marketing and Communications
3:45pm-4:55pm

Jo Scard, Tim Middlemiss, Tim Norton, Sally Hill
Superpowers + The Attention Arms Race – How NFPs can compete for attention in an ever distracted world?

Daniel Flynn
Disruptive marketing – Creating cut through in a crowded market

*Times and speakers are subject to change.

THIRD SECTOR AWARDS
7:00pm, Plaza Ballroom

SESSION 1: Careers and Culture
9:00am – 10:30am

Annabelle Chauncy
Learning curve: Lessons that defined a leader

Ross Judd, Graeme White, Rosie Stilin
Creating an effective culture

Mike Davis
Millennials – creating intentional lives of meaning and purpose

MORNING TEA
10:30am – 11:00am

SESSION 2: Workforce

11:00am – 12:30pm

Sam Webb
Smiling depression 

Jenny Brockis
Getting buy-in from a change fatigued workplace

Steve Maraboli
Culture of volunteering: Creating a community of impact

Kate Fuelling
Digital workforce – How digital information management can create remarkable outcomes

NETWORKING LUNCH
12:30pm – 1:30pm

SESSION 3: Tech and Innovation
1:30pm – 3:10pm

Doug Taylor
Cutting through the rhetoric about not for profit innovation

Wendy Scaife and Jo Barraket
The Nonprofit Research ‘Grand Slam’ and what it can do for you and your work

Brad Joffe
Democratising Impact Investing & Lessons from the Start-up Nation

Anne Gawen, Natalie Kyriacou, Marcus Harvey, Janine Mahoney
The Power of Tech – The latest trends

AFTERNOON TEA
3:10pm – 3:40pm

SESSION 4: The Future
3:40pm – 4:40pm

Jeremy Meltzer
  Marketing to millennials and the business of giving back

Jan Owen
Regeneration: Beyond the for-purpose sector’s existential crisis of money, love and power

*Times and speakers are subject to change.