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 below to find out more.

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ICON EXPLANATION

Speaker attending virtually via live feed

Social Program -

networking opportunities

Pre-Conference

available

via live stream

Keynote Speaker

Session

Session to be

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AUDIENCE APPLICABILITY - available on session description

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Beginning

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Strengthening

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Mastering

Pre Conference Program - Monday 30 May

 

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
Ana Gozalo
Scotch College
Susie Gill 
St. Catherine's College UWA

Proudly supported by:

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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
Social Media Advertising


Claire O’Connell 
Director
The Classroom NZ

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

Proudly supported by:

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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 Sir Ian Taylor CNZM       

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10.00 - 10.30

MORNING TEA  

10.30 - 11.30

The Case for Digital-first Advancement Now


Andrew Gossen
Executive Director Digital  
Cornell University US

Programs Linking our Young Alumni

 


Speaker TBC
 

Developing Culture of Philanthropy - In conversation with:


Jo Hutchens Arden Anglican School
 Abhra Bhattacharjee Scotch College

Sandy Goddard Canberra Grammar School
Ann Badger
Marts & Lundy (Moderator)

The Case for Digital-first Advancement Now


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

Leader in international relationship management and philanthropy University of Toronto

Naomi Handley
Director of Advancement
University College
University of Toronto

Nell Redley
Director of Strategic Initiatives
University of Toronto
Arts & Science

Creating content that converts


Natalie Khoo
Founder & Director

Avion Agency

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

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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
Director of Advancement
Methodist Ladies’ College Tim Shearer
Director of Development 
Scotch College
John Phillips

Director of Advancement

Brighton Grammar School  Nick Jaffer
President and CEO
Asia Pacific Global Philanthropic (Moderator)

Gender Diversity in Schools;  Moving Towards Inclusion


Julianne Brandon Director of Community Engagement Carey Baptist Grammar School 
Skye Rose

Practice Leader

Moores Lawyers

2.35 - 3.35

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


Tara Turner
Director Global & Institutional Philanthropy 
University of Queensland 
Naomi Wilde
Alumni and Development Manager, Lincoln University NZ

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


Chanel Hughes
Senior Consultant / Head of Marketing Australia
Global Philanthropic

Ensuring that capital campaigns make rather than break your institution


Daniel Martin
Director of Foundation
St Aloysius’ College

Ivan Shin
Director of Development and Philanthropy Centenary Institute 

Secrets to Mastering your Smartphone’s Camera


Jason van Genderen
Founder of Treehouse Creative
Director of Oma's Applesauce Productions
World's 1st Filmbreaker

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

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

LinkedIn -

The Must Have Alumni 'Locate & Connect' Tool 


Jillian Bullock
Certified LinkedIn Specialist 
LinkedIn Ninja

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

Harder, better, faster, stronger: what French pop music can teach us about transformative giving in education


Jonathan Cosgrove
Director of Development 
Deakin University
Kate Barnett
Director of Community Relations
Melbourne Grammar School

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

Leading Teams in Changing Times


Ashley Fell
Director of Communications McCrindle Research

3.20 - 4.20

Viewing Alumni Relations Through a Developmental Lens


Simon Jones
Director of Development 
The Manchester Grammar School UK

Bequests


Nina Mullins
Senior Advancement Manager
Development and Philanthropy 
UQ Advancement

David Cornish
Manager Development
Prince Alfred College

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

Leading Practice Donor Communications Panel - in conversation with


Nick Lee TBC
Jodi Lee Foundation Brendan McAloon Geelong Grammar 
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

Developing Academic Champions

Nick Blinco
VP Advancement
University of Melbourne

Ian Henderson
Director
Institute for Molecular Bioscience
UQ

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 30 May 2022
Masterclasses & Workshops (Welcome drinks 5:30pm)
Day 1 31 May 2022
8:30am - 4:45pm (Chapter dinners 7:00pm - 8:00pm)
Day 2 1 June 2022
9:00am - 4:30pm (Gala event starts at 7:00pm)
Day 3 2 June 2022
9:00am - 2:00pm