program

Please note that this draft program is subject to change. Content and speakers may be altered.

The program contains over 60 sessions over 6 pillars: Tertiary, Alumni, Fundraising, Marketing & Communications, Admissions and Leadership.

 

Our complete program/ timetable for sessions is also available here to aid your conference planning. Click on presenter names and session titles to find out more.

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International Conference Platinum Partner

Social Program -

networking opportunities

Pre-Conference

available

via live stream

Keynote Speaker

Session

Session to be

recorded

(coming soon)

Pre Conference Program - Monday 6 September

 

Full day

9.00 - 4.30

Half day

1.00 - 4.30

FULL DAY WORKSHOP 
Discover Advancement 


For those new to Advancement & those with multiple roles  
Russell Davidson
Haileybury Sue Russell St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School
Lea Walker-Franks Walker-Franks Consultancy
Ana Gozalo Scotch College Susie Gill St. Catherine's College UWA

HALF DAY WORKSHOP
Social Media Advertising


Claire O’Connell 
Director
The Classroom NZ

FULL DAY MASTERCLASS     Capital Campaigns 

  
Panel Discussion: Bradley Fenner Headmaster Prince Alfred College 
Dr John Newton 
Principal & CEO Scotch College
Michelle Carroll  Principal St. Catherine’s School Toorak 
Co-Presenters & Facilitators  Abhra Bhattacharjee Director of Philanthropy Scotch College Ann Badger Principal & Senior Consultant Marts & Lundy

HALF DAY WORKSHOP
Video and Cinematography on an iPhone 


Jason van Genderen Treehouse Creative

HALF DAY WORKSHOP
Presentation Skills - Planning the Perfect Presentation


Cameron Pegg 
Content and storytelling strategist  Cameron Pegg Marketing

(Partner salesforce)

COMPLEMENTARY

HALF DAY

PLATINUM PARTNER WORKSHOPS  

 

  Separate Q & A and demonstration sessions from:
Synergetic
Potentiality
Enquiry Tracker 
Digistorm 

offering free consultations and/or advanced training and practical instruction

5.30 - 7.30

WELCOME RECEPTION Adelaide Oval

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7.45

CHAIRMAN'S DINNER

 

8.30 - 9.00

CONFERENCE OFFICIAL OPENING & WELCOME

9.00 - 10.00

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:  BLAZING A TRAIL OF GLOBAL IMPACT Ian Taylor CNZM       

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10.00 - 10.30

MORNING TEA  

10.30 - 11.30

Positioning your Digital Program for Success in Advancement


Andrew Gossen
Executive Director Digital  
Cornell University US

Viewing Alumni Relations Through a Developmental Lens ( Part 1)


Simon Jones
Director of Development 
The Manchester Grammar School UK

Developing Culture of Philanthropy - In conversation with:


Jo Hutchens Arden Anglican School Christine Hodgkinson Central Coast Grammar School Abhra Bhattacharjee Scotch College Ann Badger Marts & Lundy (Moderator)

Positioning your Digital Program for Success in Advancement 


Andrew Gossen
Executive Director Digital  
Cornell University US

Data Mining for Gold

 

 


Antony Campitelli
Director 
Enquiry Tracker California US

CONFERENCE 
PLATINUM PARTNER

11.35 - 12.35

Authentic voices: how alumni make the best recruiters


 Jenn Parsons
Alumni Engagement Manager
The University of Western Australia

Stories with Impact | Leveraging Your Archives to Build Community Engagement

 
Helen Karapandzic 
Director of Advancement Prince Alfred College Kate Pulford Archivist Prince Alfred College

Building a culture of philanthropy (international)


Krista Slade
Director Strategic Partnerships University of Toronto CA

Your Legal Questions Answered


Skye Rose 
Practice Leader 
Moores Lawyers

Levelling the playing field
 

Mariam Veiszadeh 
Diversity & Inclusion Practitioner 
Diversity Council Australia

12.35 - 1.30

NETWORKING LUNCH

1.30 - 2.30

Partnering with Advancement to enhance brand and reputational perception


Angelo Kourtis
VP People and Advancement
Western Sydney University

Donor Stewardship - In conversation with:


Sue Felton Melbourne Grammar School Tim Shearer Scotch College John Phillips Brighton Grammar School  Nick Jaffer Global Philanthropic (Moderator)

Creating and evaluating an effective paid advertising campaign on social media


Claire O’Connell
Director
The Classroom NZ

Gender Diversity in Schools;  Moving Towards Inclusion


Julianne Brandon Director of Community Engagement Carey Baptist Grammar School 
Skye Rose Practice Leader Moores Lawyers

Quietly Powerful: Use your Quiet Nature as Your Leadership Strength 


Megumi Miki
Founder and Director 
Quietly Powerful 

2.35 - 3.35

The Founders Pledge in Australasian Higher Ed - How & Why?


Tara Turner Director Global & Institutional Philanthropy 
University of Queensland 
Naomi Wilde Senior Development Consultant University of Canterbury NZ

Finding Lost Alumni – Smart, Best Practice Tips, Tricks and Services 


Chanel Hughes
Senior Consultant / Head of Marketing Australia
Global Philanthropic

Is it time to jump off the philanthropic campaign bandwagon?


Taylor Stockdale
Head of Schools
The Webb Schools CA

Co-Presented by
Daniel Martin Director of Foundation St Aloysius’ College

Ivan Shin Director of Development and Philanthropy Centenary Institute 

Secret’s to Mastering your Smartphone’s Camera


Jason van Genderen
Founder 
Treehouse Creative
The Pocket Film Academy

How to Bring Your ‘A Game’ - All of The Time


Pauline Triggiani
Managing Director
Priority People Consulting Ltd

3.45 - 4.45

PARTNER COCKTAILS

7:00 - late

CHAPTER DINNERS (Various venues)

 

7.30 - 8.55

AWARDS BLITZ: AWARD-WINNING CASE STUDY PRESENTATIONS    

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9.00 - 10.00

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:  SUCCEEDING IN COMPLEX CIRCUMSTANCES Christine Nixon APM Former Chief Commissioner                            

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10.00 - 10.30

MORNING TEA  

10.30 - 11.30

How are you doing? The Truth about your Database


John Bird TBC
Associate Director Business Intelligence 
Auckland University NZ

Viewing Alumni Relations Through a Developmental Lens ( Part 2)


Simon Jones
Director of Development 
The Manchester Grammar School UK

What’s next in Fundraising – lessons learned and rebuilding/next steps from the coronavirus crisis’


Chris Klaassen TBC
Advancement Director Auckland University of Technology NZ

Managing your Funnel

 
Chris Lang 
Director 
Digistorm

Leading Teams in Changing Times


Ashley Fell
Director of Communications McCrindle Research

11.35 - 12.35

Through the looking glass - what are the key predications for International Development post 2020


Ivan Shin Director of Development and Philanthropy Centenary Institute 
Tara Turner Director Global & Institutional Philanthropy University of Queensland

Preparing to Make the Ask


Taylor Stockdale 
Head of Schools
The Webb Schools CA USA

Strategy Development and Implementation


Christine Nixon
Former Chief Commissioner
Victoria Police

12.45 - 2.00

AWARDS LUNCH       

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2.15 - 3.15

Transformational giving reflections from the heart


Andrew Pridham TBC
Vice Chairman Moelis Australia | Chairman Sydney Swans | Adjunct Professor University of South Australia 
Kamyra Laurenson (moderator)
 
Director of Advancement University of Queensland

Alumni Advisory Boards and Councils


Russell Davidson 
Director of School Development and Community Relations Haileybury 
Brad Hyde 
President 
The Old Haileyburians Association

Major Giving - Principal Gift Fundraising in Higher Education


Krista Slade
Director Strategic Partnerships
University of Toronto CA

The 5 Biggest mistakes made on LinkedIn


Jillian Bullock
Certified LinkedIn Specialist
LinkedIn Ninja

Reporting to the Board 


Clinton Jury AICD
State Manager SA/NT Australian Institute of Company Directors

3.20 - 4.20

Bequests


Nina Mullins
Senior Advancement Manager
Development and Philanthropy 
UQ Advancement

Building a High Performing and Healthy Culture


Joydeep Hor
Founder & Managing Principal

People & Culture Strategies

7.00 - 10.30

GALA DINNER & BAND National Wine Centre - FUEGO THEME    

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9.00 - 10.00

EXCELLENCE IN OUR PROFESSION - SERIES OF 10 minute TEDx Style PRESENTATIONS  

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10.10 - 11.10

Growing Leadership through Philanthropy


Prof. Marnie Hughes-Warrington
Deputy Vice Chancellor 
Research and Enterprise 
University of South Australia

Programs Linking our Young Alumni


Anna Gingell TBC
Alumni Development Officer John XXIII College

Leading Practice Donor Communications Panel - in conversation with


Nick Lee TBC Jodi Lee Foundation Brendan McAloon Geelong Grammar Rachel Bailey The Nature Conservancy  Helen Astbury Cancer Council Queensland Daniel McDiarmid AskRIGHT (Moderator)     

Brand and Communication Refresh for Schools


Peter Rufus 
Brand Strategist 
Nicknack 

Are we born salespeople, or trained influencers?


Bruce Perry
Registrar St Andrew’s Cathedral School

11.10 - 11.30

MORNING TEA  

11.30 - 12.30

When ‘Culture is King’ anything is possible

Mark Bentley TBC
Director Alumni Relations and Development
University of Auckland NZ

Panel Session - Alumni & Community Relations, your most burning issues discussed


Senior Alumni & Community Relations Practitioners to lead

Integrated Annual Giving - from single gifts to large Bequests; Direct Mail is Dead? Long Live Bequests!


Carl Young 
Former Chair of PFRA Philanthropy and Fundraising Director 
Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation

Social Media Intelligence


Louise Pogmore 
Partner
Social Media 
KPMG

Admissions Issues - Round table discussions


Senior Admissions Practitioners to lead

Unlearning: the skill to master in the fourth industrial revolution


Dr Sandra Peter 
Director Sydney Business Insights
The University of Sydney (Business School)

12.35 - 1.35

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: BLACK BELT LEADERSHIP Karen Gately MD The Corporate Dojo     

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2.00

CONFERENCE CONCLUDES

Pre-Conference 6 September 2021
Masterclasses & Workshops (Welcome drinks 5:30pm)
Day 1 7 September 2021
8:30am - 4:45pm (Chapter dinners 7:00pm - 8:00pm)
Day 2 8 September 2021
9:00am - 4:30pm (Gala event starts at 7:00pm)
Day 3 9 September 2021
9:00am - 2:00pm