Not-for-Profit Conference - AU 2021


The theme of the 2021 Not-for Profit Conference is "Attracting and Retaining Talent in the Not-for-Profit Sector with Clear Purpose, Intentional Trust, Excellence in Governance and Aspirational Leadership".

The key goal of this 2-day conference is to help key operative either Board members or finance managers within the NFP sector grow your skills and knowledge to achieve better results for yourselves, your teams and organisations; update you on the latest governance and accounting standards and regulations within the sector; build your leadership capability and empower you to embrace change. The conference provides an opportunity to hear from a high calibre of inspiring speakers and like-minded professionals in the sector who will provide insights and sage advice based on their own experiences. 

Conference highlights:
  • The Impact of Intentional Trust for NFP Success
  • Effective governance for NFP – How can we help not-for-profit boards add more value?
  • Governance Update for NFP
  • Financial Standards Update for NFPs
  • Combining Profit and Purpose 
  • Decisions, Decisions – Outcomes Measurement For Real
  • Becoming a More Innovative Non-Profit
  • Attracting Young Professionals to the Not for Profit Sector and Retaining Them
  • Everyone speaks, Few Connect - How to Attract and Engage Donors, Talent and Volunteers

Benefits of attending:
The sessions will cover a variety of topics, both professional and personal to help you learn new governance, leadership and communication skills; explore how social purpose organisations can become more innovative by using predictive data to support advocacy and fundraising, and leveraging brand and story-telling to great effect. With inspiring speakers presenting each session, gain insights and expert advice into the impact of intentional trust and how to attract young talent and retain them.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand  the impact of earning, building and maintaining intentional trust
  • Learn how to help not-for-profit boards add more value
  • Discover how clarity of purpose and effective collaboration can help not-for-profits maximise their impact on the world and build more sustainable organisations
  • Understand  the implications of implementing outcomes reporting regimes 
  • Explore how social purpose organisations can become more innovative
  • Find out about the latest developments in NFP financial reporting in Australia and New Zealand
  • Explore new approaches to attracting young professionals to the Not for Profit Sector and retaining them
  • Learn how to create a connection with your donors, talent and volunteers by identifying their behavioural styles


Who should attend?
Key operatives including Board members, finance managers within the NFP sector, CEOs, team leaders, volunteer managers, charity and community fundraisers who would like to explore the most pressing issues facing the NFP sector.
Thursday 27 May
Conference open and welcome
S1: The impact of Intentional Trust for NFP success
S2: Governance Update for NFP
S3: Effective governance for NFP Boards - How can we help not-for-profit boards add more value?
S4: Panel Session - Combining Profit and Purpose
S5: Decisions, Decisions – Outcomes Measurement For Real
Conference Close - Day One

Friday 28 May
Conference Welcome
S6: Becoming a More Innovative Non-Profit
S7: Financial Standards Update for NFPs
S8: Accounting Standards and Nonprofit Governance
S9: Panel Session - Attracting Young Professionals to the Not for Profit Sector and Retaining Them
S10: Everyone speaks, Few Connect - How to Attract and Engage Donors, Talent and Volunteers
Conference Close - Day Two

  • David Thomas - Conference MC
  • David Penglase, Behavioural Scientist, Best-Selling Author, Global Expert, Speaker
  • Catherine Maxwell FGIA, Policy and Advocacy, Governance Institute of Australia
  • Julia Keady, CEO & Founder, XFactor Collective
  • Darren Taylor, Brand Specialist, XFactor Collective
  • Kristi Mansfield, Data and Insights Specialist, XFactor Collective
  • Justin Hogg, Finance and Governance Specialist, XFactor Collective
  • Caren Rangi, FCA , Consultant and Director
  • Craig Fisher, Consultant, RSM
  • Rachael McLennan, CEO, People for Purpose
  • Larry Fingleson CA, Co-founder & Managing Director of Growth Project
  • David Gilchrist FCA, Convenor, Not-for-Profits UWA Research Group
  • Kevin Frohbus CA, Partner, BDO
  • Paris Jeffcoat, Co-founder One Eighty
  • Tupe Solomon-Tanoa’i, Chief Philanthropic Officer, Borrin Foundation, 2020 Woman of Influence NZ - Diversity nomination
  • Cat Levine,
  • Jamie Cattell CA, Project Manager, External Reporting Board
  • Mark Twomey, Chief Corporate Services Officer, Ability Options




This is an Online Conference.

EVENT DETAILS


Topic: People & Leadership

Sub-Topic: Personal Effectiveness

Format: Conference

Proficiency Level: All

CPD: Upto 7 hours