Conference Program

Conference Program

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8:30 am
Masterclass Registration Opens
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Masterclass: Corporate Fundraising
Masterclass: 2023andMe: Decoding your leadership DNA
Masterclass: Bringing it Together: Boosting income through an integrated approach to communications you are likely already doing!
Masterclass: Major Gifts Essentials
Masterclass: Capital and Capacity Campaign
Masterclass: Love, Actually – Applying behavioural psychology theory to grow donor love
Masterclass: How to Create a One-Page Digital Strategy
2:30 pm
Conference Registration Opens
3:30 pm - 5:15 pm
Opening Plenary Session
What Are Your Donors Really Going Through?
Syd Herron Oration
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Speed Networking
Welcome Drinks in Exhibition
6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Emerging Leaders Networking
Fellows and CFRE Function
Grow Your Fundraising Through Physical Events! Best Practice for Charities Large and Small
7:00 am
Registration Opens
7:15 am - 8:00 am
Networking Breakfast in Exhibition
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Fight imposter syndrome: you CAN apply for your boss’ job!
Developing a digital blueprint for Gifts in Wills success
Singing the same tune: How a consistent storytelling architecture can result in record breaking campaigns
Women in Philanthropy
Choosing Hope – making award winning impact on a shoestring budget
Developing a culture of cooperation: The importance of internal relationships in program planning, outcomes reporting and donor relationships
Three key ways SMS can improve retention, add to your appeal and boost an emergency campaign
9:10 am - 10:10 am
Why do people include a charity in their will? What does that mean for me? 
Saving the Bilby one step at a time: How one organisation went from $170K to $1million in just a few years
Embedding crypto in your charity giving
Campaign Management, a unique beast
How to make your prospect engagement events engaging
The sound of authenticity: a closer look at telemarketing donor retention
Predicting the future: Donor confidence in unpredictable times
10:10 am - 10:50 am
Morning Tea in Exhibition & FIA Annual General Meeting
10:50 am - 11:50 am
Why aren’t there more fundraisers on For-Purpose Boards?
Making moves count: Journeys for stewarding your gifts in Wills supporter pipeline
Who stole the cookies? Strategies to re-engineer your Facebook, Google Ads and take your digital fundraising to the next step
The Joy of Giving – how to transform your major gifts program from whoa to go on a shoestring
Emotions are not what you think
Representation & inclusion in the charity space- drawing from the lived experience of cerebral palsy
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ensuring ethical, best-practice fundraising to retain trust and confidence: Reflections on FIA Code compliance
How Greenpeace is redefining the best practice for Gifts in Wills calling
Panel Discussion: Artificial intelligence & machine learning
Creating a successful concept
Life in the Middle – our journey on developing a unique mid value program
CARE Australia pivot in brand and culture – a lesson for many traditional charities
#DonorLove in a Virtual World
1:00 pm - 2:10 pm
Lunch in Exhibition
2:10 pm - 3:30 pm
Plenary Session & Fellows Recognition
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Afternoon Tea in Exhibition
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Raising and giving in turbulent times: How to start your inclusion and diversity journey in fundraising
The Behaviours of Great Fundraising Leaders
Charity Streams: a new era of P2P fundraising with digital content creators
Capital Campaigns and Multi-Million dollar gifts
The Great Donor Acquisition Debate: Direct Mail vs. Digital
Pulling off a federated P2P campaign in 2 ½ months
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fundraisers’ Gala Awards Dinner
7:15 am
Registration Opens
7:30 am - 8:30 am
Networking & Breakfast in Exhibition
8:30 am - 9:15 am
Myth Smashers
9:25 am - 10:25 am
Ten years of Gifts in Wills insights that should change your supporter engagement activities
Unlocking the secrets to grant funding
Creating portfolio sustainability in events with a structured approach to new product development
Building a Matched Giving Campaign with mid-level donors
Workwear Group and The Big Issue: Learn what happens when a corporate goes searching for a charity partner
Best practices for driving donor loyalty
Creating effective fundraising partnerships with indigenous communities
10:25 am - 11:00 am
Morning Tea in Exhibition
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shared valued corporate fundraising programs: How to develop deeper and richer relationships across organisations through events, fundraising and volunteerism
Gifts in Wills Report 2023: Insights from 15,000 Online Wills
Going new places with digital integration
We are in the stormy waters of an economic crisis; how can fundraisers chart the best course through?
Data Drives Decisions: 5 Must Knows for Community Fundraising and Event Planning in 2023
Trusts and Foundations are donors too
Love is in the Air. How leading with their mission and values online helped Wayside grow from $3.9m to $9m in fundraising income
12:10 pm - 1:10 pm
What creates, makes and sustains a great corporate / not-for-profit partnership?
How you can help your supporters to avoid the top ten pitfalls in their wills
Where the rubber hits the road: Turning Non-profit insights into impact
Creativity & innovation in Digital Fundraising
Give before asking: Lessons from The Push-Up Challenge founder Nick Hudson
The Charitable Triad: How characteristics of donors, beneficiaries and fundraisers all influence giving
1:10 pm - 2:20 pm
Lunch in Exhibition
2:20 pm - 3:20 pm
Online Wills and the law: everything you need to know 
I Wish I’d Thought Of That (IWITOT)
Panel Session: The Future of Fundraising Events
Raising the Donor Ambition
World Vision International’s global case study of activating Millennial donors to give
Corporate Partnerships: Together we’re stronger
Transformational Leadership
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Closing Plenary Session
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Farewell Drinks

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