Conference Downloads

Speakers’ presentations from the 2014 Conference in Adelaide are available as downloads through the links below:


CEO’s Day – Friday 1st August


Plenary Presentations
Re-Think, Re-Invent, Re-Launch: A New Paradigm in Corporate Partnerships – Dr David Cooke, Managing Director at Konica Minolta (Australia)
Imagine the Future and Do It Now! – Malcolm Rands, CEO at ecostore


Concurrent CEO’s Workshops #1
Staff + Volunteers – Managing the Tension – Joanne O’Brien, Partner at CRH Law
Strategically Relevant Culture Change – Philip Oude-Vrielink, Creator and Educator at Philip Oude-Vrielink Pty Ltd
What the Tech? Using the Latest Trends in Technology for Better Outcomes – Kate Preiss, Executive Manager of Programs and Sector Development at Connecting Up & Ben Teoh, Community Engagement Coordinator at Connecting Up
Motivating, Leading and Influencing People – Wayne Turner, General Manager, CBB Community Consulting at CBB the not4profit people

The Board Innovation Tour

Leukaemia Foundation Village – Simon Matthias, General Manager Leukaemia Foundation, SA/NT
Adelaide Festival Centre – Douglas Gautier (CEO) and Bill Spurr (Deputy Chair), Adelaide Festival Centre
Phoenix Presentation – Paul Stevenson (CE0) and Graeme Bethune (Chairman), Phoenix Society Inc


Concurrent CEO’s Workshops #2
The Neuroscience of Trust: Creating an Environment to Re-Invent, Re-Think and Re-Launch – Corrinne Armour, Director at Extraordinary Future
Untangling the “Not” in Not-for-profit: Advice on Commercialising Your NFP – Vera Visevic, Partner not-for-profit at Mills Oakley Lawyers
The Changing Funder Landscape: Do You Know Your Audience? – Grant Hooper, Manager Grant Programs at Equity Trustees Limited
“Passive, Pushy or Persuasive?” How to Influence Others to Action – Sharon Ferrier, Director at Persuasive Presentations


Saturday 2nd August

Plenary Presentations
On Your Marks, Get Set…Go! – Michael Goldsworthy, Principal at Australian Strategic Services
R.I.P. the NFP Member? – Brian Herd, Partner at CRH Law
NB: The slides for Rachel Botsman’s presentation “Kodak Moments: Leading through Disruption” have not been made available for distribution.


Concurrent Workshops #1
Where Are We Up to in Charity Regulation? – Susan Pascoe, Commissioner of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission; Vera Visevic, Partner not-for-profit at Mills Oakley Lawyers; Paul Ostrowski, CEO at Care Connect
Vision Driven – Why Traditional Vision Statements Don’t Work and What You Can Do About It – Kerri Tilby-Price, CEO at Exult
Unleashing the Power of Purpose – Elise Sernik, Founder at Leadership Space & Melissa Macpherson, Executive Director at People for Purpose

Challenging Your Organisation’s Strategy and Spotting the Fakes – David Buley, CFO at Association of Independent Schools
Delivering Service Value in a Complex Environment – Steve Mav, CEO at Gumala Aboriginal Corporation


Concurrent Workshops #2
Brand in the Boardroom – Michel Hogan, Independent Brand Analyst
Professional Insurgency – A Guide to Achieving Step Change in Governance – Clive Blunt, Principal at Greenstream Pty Ltd
Boardroom Dynamics Workshop: What is Your Director Personality? – James Beck, Managing Director at Effective Governance
Additional Content from James Beck’s workshop
Directors’ Toolkit – Sally Freeman, National Managing Partner, Risk Consulting at KPMG
Digital Leadership and Governance of I.T. in the Third Sector – Mark Toomey, Managing Director at Infonomics Pty Ltd


Sunday 3rd August

Plenary Presentation
Closing Keynote Address – Dr Keith Suter, MD Global Directions


Concurrent Workshops #3
Re-Thinking Leadership: Growing Leadership Capacity in the Face of Continuous and Complex Change – Peter Kaldor, Director at New River & Ian Pollard, Chairman at Billabong
Disposing of a Property Asset – Russell Martoo, Managing Director at RCP
Relaunch Your Engagement with Finance: 10 Key Questions to Promote Open Dialogue – Michael Corry, Director at CFO Clarity
Sharing Power with the People: How Boards Can Use Dialogue and Deliberation with Stakeholders to Make Better Decisions – Randall Pearce, Managing Director at THINK: Insight & Advice
Passion & Professionalism: Managing the Performance of a Volunteer Board – Sabine Phillips, Principal at Russell Kennedy & Sophie McNamara, Associate and Migration Agent at Russell Kennedy


Concurrent Workshops #4

Increasing Board Opportunities for Young Women: A Case Study – Nicole Swaine, President at YWCA Adelaide & Liz Forsyth, Chief Executive Officer Adelaide
Trade Marks and Branding for Not-for-Profit Organisations – Jason Watson, Partner at FAL Lawyers & Saioa Echevarria Indianez, Trade Marks Attorney at FAL Lawyers
Dealing with Damn Difficult Directors – Robert Gordon, Director of Programs at Board Accord
The Data Driven Charity – Chris O’Neill, General Manager BATS Theatre