Speakers have been selected based on their expertise, know-how, leadership and unique view on a particular topic. You won’t just be hearing from other NFP executives, this is about challenging your perspective and creating a different approach to day-to-day challenges we all face.
- Disruption – Associations must evolve if they are to survive and thrive into the future
- Mission – Create and communicate absolute clarity of purpose to engage members
- Governance – You cannot be a modern association without a contemporary board
- External Strategy – A businesslike approach is required to succeed commercially
- Internal Alignment – Look inward for solutions to your greatest challenges
- Future Focus – The future is dependent on the decisions you make today
TOPIC: Regeneration: Beyond the for-purpose sector's existential crisis of money, love and power
TOPIC: Purpose and Profit. Sustainable business models un-plugged
- Private Partnerships
- Scale and
- Flying Pigs…
TOPIC: Strong sense of direction, loose hold of the reins: A new leadership model'
- Evolving membership (and volunteer) value propositions for the "new" member
- Innovating our method of delivery to respond to changing needs and a new community and business landscape
- Diversifying the people we involved in our decision-making
TOPIC: We are the movement - Tangible steps for change
- As not-for-profit professionals, we don’t often refer to ourselves, collectively as a social movement.
- The 1 million people employed in the not-for-profit sector work every day to create change in the lives of individuals and across communities.
- What we have is a movement of advocates with the greatest knowledge and experience to create a safer, healthier, sustainable and connected community.
- Imagine the system change that we could create if we saw ourselves as collective agents for change.
- What are the tangible steps that we can all take to actively adopt the role of advocates for change?
TOPIC: Cutting through the rhetoric about not for profit innovation
- Insights into what’s driving leading not for profits to invest in innovation
- A plan for how to ensure your innovation doesn’t destroy your core business
- Tips that will give your innovation a greater chance of surviving
- Case studies that outline the different types of innovation necessary for a not for profit to thrive
TOPIC: Uncharitable - The way we think about charity undermines the causes we love.
- We let Apple and Coca-Cola inundate us with advertising, but don’t want important causes “wasting” donations on paid advertising.
- We let for-profit companies invest in the long-term, but want our charitable donations spent immediately in this fiscal year to help the needy.
- We aren’t upset when Paramount makes a $200 million movie that fails, but if a charity experiments with a bold new fundraising event that disappoints we want heads to roll.
- We let for-profit companies raise massive capital in the stock market by offering investment returns, but we forbid the payment of a financial return in charity.
TOPIC: Millennials - Creating intentional lives of meaning and purpose'
- The nature of work has changed and why we work is more important than ever
- Millennials and our youth have been poorly mischaracterised in the media
- They are leading diverse lives, that involve a balance between work, volunteering and wellbeing-centred activity
- In order to attract and retain millennials in our workplaces we need to understand how they live and why they choose to live the way they do
- A better understanding of millennials will lead to flourishing workplaces and better outcomes for all stakeholders
TOPIC: Digital workforce
- Exploring the hidden costs of poor and paper-based information management
- What remarkable looks like
- Why leadership is so important when improving how you work with information
- 7 ways to be a better information management leader and contribute to your information culture.
TOPIC: Learning curve: Lessons that defined a leader
- Building a business from scratch in a developing country.
- Be fearless in pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.
- Crawl before you walk and walk before you run.
- Build a tribe - if you lead with purpose, you'll attract purpose driven people.
- Be authentic. Know your weaknesses. Don't pretend to be somebody you're not.
- Manage yourself.
TOPIC: Getting buy-in from a change-fatigued workplace
- Asking what people really want: the freedom to focus on what matters
- Meaningful work that is engaging and motivating
- Raving advocates who share the vision
- Embracing failure by keeping everyone safe
- Looking for those small wins to keep the momentum and continuum of change evolving
TOPIC: Fundraising and Reputational risk
- The changing nature of fundraising
- What we can learn from the UK experience
- The myth of ‘administration ratios’
- Reputational risk in fundraising
- How boards can respond to community expectations
TOPIC 7/9: POP leadership - Understanding the Science of InfluenceTOPIC 8/9: Culture of Volunteering - Creating a Community of Impact
- Three Human Behavior Hacks
- The Importance of Mindset
- Goal Mapping for Success
- The Vital Role of Teamwork
- Cultivating an Environment of Achievement
- The Proven Model of Leadership
- The Dynamics of Effective Teamwork
- Shaping a Vision for Success
- Strategies for Overcoming Obstacles
- Cultivating and Building a Volunteer Community
TOPIC: Smiling Depression
- Having an open mind in the workplace
- Know the warning signs
- Learning to listen non-judgmentally
- Offering support
TOPIC: Inspired Innovation
- Fired up for action
- Thinking differently about ordinary things
- Focusing on the why
- Connected to purpose
- Realising that anything is possible
TOPIC: Disruptive marketing
- How to high five the status quo in the face with a chair
- How to mobilise a movement
- Creating cut through in a crowded market
- The power of momentum
TOPIC: Marketing to millennials & the business of giving back
- How i=Change became Australia’s fastest-growing social enterprise tech platform
- Crossing the aisle. Engaging business. Lessons from the trenches.
- Social enterprise. A silver fundraising bullet or a promise yet to deliver?
- Building a for-profit model. A new skill set or a completely new focus?
- Impact vs Return. Translating the key drivers of two very different industries