THURSDAY 6 MAY 2021
LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST REGISTRATION
7:00am - 7:30am
LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
7:30am - 8:30am
The Australian Not-For-Profit Leadership Breakfast brings together more than 100 sector leaders to hear a keynote speaker address a key issue facing Australian not-for-profits. It is an excellent opportunity to network and connect with your leadership peers.
Chris Dowling - Executive Director, Telecommunications and Digital Economy, Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions - Victorian Government
David Clements — Deputy Secretary, Employment and Inclusion, Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions - Victorian Goverment
ARRIVAL TEA & COFFEE + EXPO
8:30am - 9:00am
Relax and enjoy a refreshment with your fellow delegates while exploring our 36-booth exhibition and planning which exhibitors and products you want to investigate in more detail.
WELCOME TO COUNTRY & CONFERENCE OPENING
9:00am - 9:30am
Acknowledgement of Country
The Hon. Jaala Pulford, Minister for Employment, Minister for Innovation, Medical Research and the Digital Economy, State Government of Victoria.
9:30am - 10:30am
The Connecting Up Conference opening keynote will be delivered by one of the most influential figures in the Australian not-for-profit sector and is a rallying call for delegates, inspiring them to achieve their full potential through technology, training and bold strategic vision.
Speaker: Paul Ronald, CEO, Save the Children
MORNING TEA BREAK. MENTORING. EXPO & NETWORKING
10:30am - 11:00am
Product demonstration - 10:40am -10:50am
MARKETING KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
11:00am - 12:00pm
The Contenders is a proudly independent strategic brand agency. From its studios in Melbourne and Sydney, this multicultural team specialises in solving business problems through the full skills set of brand.
In an age of economic transformation and business re-invention, knowing who you are and your value to the world is the only way to navigate continual change. Joe and his team exists to help organisations fight for enduring success in these areas.
Famous for crafting brands which deliver results for those who work for them, shop for them and support them., Joe and The Contenders' bespoke diagnosis, development and design process shapes brands to be clearly positioned and communicated, to help them navigate the strategic decisions they must make in to succeed.
Joe Rogers, Co-Founder, The Contenders
LUNCH. MENTORING. EXPO & NETWORKING
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Product demonstration - 12:05-12:15pm
Demo by our Gold Sponsor, Lumary
Product demonstration - 12:15-12:25pm
Demo by our Gold Sponsor, the Centre for Social Impact
Product demonstration - 12:35-12:45pm
Demo by our Technology Partner, ManageEngine
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Connecting Up Conference stream presentations are short, action-packed sessions led by not-for-profit specialists offering top class solutions and advice to tackle key issues facing the sector.
Stream 1: Technology and culture for effective remote working
Speaker: Gavin Gomes, Executive General Manager, CodeBlue Australia
Stream 2: Getting tech ready: preparing your workforce to go digital
Speaker: Stacey Sincock, disability and aged care specialist, Lumary
Stream 3: Creating tools, solutions and leaders to achieve social impact
Speaker: Professor Jo Barraket, Director, Centre for Social Impact, Swinburne University of Technology
INNOVATION PANEL SESSION
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bridging the Innovation Gap: Join this panel discussion as it tackles how to enable and fund the culture and infrastructure required to sustain the creative, cutting-edge not-for-profits and charities demanded by Australian government and civil society.
Panelists: David Crosbie, CEO, Community Council for Australia. Vix Davy, Co-Founder, Pet Rescue.
Host: Wendy Williams, Editor, Pro Bono Australia.
AFTERNOON TEA + MENTORING
3:00pm - 3:30pm
3:30pm - 4:30pm
As Digital Architect - Non-Profits at Microsoft, Melissa helps not-for-profits imagine, envision, design and deliver their future, more impactful, state. In this keynote she will share insights and advice from 20 years’ experience designing and implementing leading-edge business strategies and solutions enabled by technologies across a wide range of clients in multiple industries and government, in Australia, the United States and Europe.
Melissa Kaplan, Digital Architect, Microsoft
DAY TWO CLOSE AND THANK YOU
4:30pm - 5pm
AUSTRALIAN NOT-FOR-PROFIT TECHNOLOGY AWARDS GALA DINNER
6:00pm - 10:30pm
The Australian Not-For-Profit Technology Awards recognise the very best in technology innovation and excellence by organisations and individuals in the not-for-profit sector. The Awards acknowledge the accomplishments of these organisations and individuals and the improved product and/or service offerings brought to the charitable sector through technology.
Awards will be presented to organisations and individuals in the following categories:
Technology Volunteer of the Year (individual)
Not-For-Profit Technology Lifetime Service Award (individual)
Best Social Media Campaign of the Year (organisation)
Not-For-Profit Technology Innovator of the Year (organisation)
Technology for Community Impact Award – Best Private Sector Organisation
Technology for Community Impact Award – Best Government Agency
Best Technology Achievement by an Indigenous Australian (individual)
Best Accidental IT Person (individual)
If you are unwell or become unwell at any time, please do not attend this year's event in person and follow the relevant advice from the Victorian and Federal Governments.
Our hybrid event means you can still access all presentations, streams and virtual exhibition even if you cannot attend in person.
Online access is available to all delegates.
Australian Not-For-Profit Technology Awards Dinner
6:00pm - 6:30pm
PRE-DINNER DRINKS. DOORS OPEN FOR DINNER.
6:30pm - 11:00pm