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National Not-For-Profit
Sector Conference 2019

Change Makers and Achieving Change

Tuesday 19 February 2019 and Wednesday 20 February 2019
Naumi Airport Hotel, Auckland

Tuesday 19 February 2019 - Day One

8.30 am - Networking, coffee & registrations. Exhibition opens.

9.00 am - Mihi Whakatau – Welcome

9.15 am - Setting the Scene
Aly McNicoll, Director, LEAD Centre for Not for Profit Leadership

9.30 am - Keynote: SPCA the Journey of change so far and where the SPCA is going. 
Andrea Midgen, CEO, SPCA 
Andrea has demonstrated her ability to successfully manage multiple stakeholders with her usual calm efficiency in her dual roles of Acting CEO of RNZSPCA and CEO of SPCA Auckland bringing the federated SPCA model to ‘One SPCA’.

10.15 am - Keynote: Challenging Expectations and Democratising Care with Technology
Dr Angela Lim, CEO and Co-Founder, Clearhead
Clearhead is building a one stop shop to ensure mental wellbeing for all through improving access and choice to mental health care including those provided by NFPs. She believes that technology has the potential to deliver the transformative change required to improve outcomes.

11.00 am - Presentation: Digital Capability Building, Hazel Jennings, Dale Jennings Associates

11.05 am - Networking break and morning tea

11.30 am - Choose one of the following interactive workshops:
Workshop 1. People - Getting on Board – leading the people side of change – Aly McNicoll, LEAD Centre for Not for Profit Leadership:
Change, even organisational change happens one person at a time. This practical workshop shows how to take a proactive approach to helping people get on board by understanding the process of change and the stages people have to go through to let go of the old and take on the new.  You will walk away with a 3 step tool to coach people through some predictable concerns that, if not handled well, can become roadblocks.
On this workshop you will learn: 

  • Why change is hard - what the neuroscience says 
  • The difference between change and transition 
  • How to recognise and lead people through the 4 phases of transition 
  • How people react differently to change - common personal change styles 
  • A 3 step tool for change conversations – helping people through resistance, concerns or negativity

Workshop 2. Skills – Accounting for non-accountants - Lin Zhuo, CA, Chief Financial Officer, Speaker & Trainer  -  Bringing numbers to life for non-accountants

We cannot make informed business decisions from financial reports we don’t fully understand. This session removes the fear and confusion many people feel towards the numbers. It teaches you how to ask the right questions to ensure the organisation is financially healthy.

Workshop 3. Culture - Cultural Intelligence - leading across cultures in the workplace, Vasa Fia Collins (Fia), Diversity Manager, Diversity Works NZ 

12.45 pm - Networking lunch & exhibition

1.30 pm - Case Study: Reclaim Another Woman – Business giving women a second chance
Annah Stretton, Founder, RAW
Annah Stretton is passionate about the RAW initiative, and after hearing the story from Annah and some women who are part of the RAW initiative, you will understand why. 

2.15 pm Choose one of the following interactive workshops: (see above for more details)
Workshop 1. People - Getting on Board – leading the people side of change– Aly McNicoll, LEAD Centre for Not for Profit Leadership
Workshop 2. Skills – Accounting for non-accountants - Lin Zhuo, CA, Chief Financial Officer, Speaker & Trainer  -  Bringing numbers to life for non-accountants
Workshop 3. Culture - Cultural Intelligence - leading across cultures in the workplace, Vasa Fia Collins (Fia), Diversity Manager, Diversity Works NZ 

3.30 pm - Networking break and afternoon tea

3.50 pm - Keynote: Change Makers - a personal perspective
Jackie Blue, Deputy Chair NZ Blood Service.
Jackie recently completed a  5 year term as a Human Rights Commissioner at the New Zealand Human Rights Commission who held the  portfolios  of equal employment opportunities, women’s rights and LGBTI.

4.30 pm - Networking drinks and canapes
Enjoy Hawke’s Bay wines, delicious nibbles and entertainment

6.00 pm - End of day one

Wednesday 20 February 2019 - Day Two

8.30 am - Networking, coffee & registrations. Exhibition opens

9.00 am - Welcome and Recap
Shaun Lines, Director, Grow Ltd

9.10 am - Keynote: The Truth
Mavis Mullins - Governance, Leadership, Commerce & Culture 

9.55 am - Choose one of the following interactive workshops:
Workshop 1. Culture – Building an Innovation Culture, Gerard Menses, Change Agent and Maker of Unicorns. Championing and empowering change with courage and compassion.
Workshop 2. Skills - How to change the world with your story, Moya Sayer Jones, Only Human
Workshop 3. Skills - Present like a Pro (with these tiny changes), Cath Vincent, Consultant, Speaker & TV Host

How to get super-confident at public speaking and position yourself as an authority.  
If you are not supremely confident every time you speak, you are not truly the best ambassador for your organisation. The good news is that confidence – like any other habit – can be learned by anyone and everyone. International motivational speaker, Cath Vincent, will let you in on the tips and tricks from the big stage so that in any situation you can: 

  • Deliver your presentation with less planning and no notes
  • Command the attention of every person in the room
  • Never feel nervous again.

11.15 am - Networking break and morning tea

11.45 am - Choose one of the following interactive workshops (for more details, please see above):
Workshop 1. Culture - Building an Innovation Culture, Gerard Menses, Change Agent and Maker of Unicorns
Workshop 2. Skills - How to change the world with your story, Moya Sayer Jones, Only Human
Workshop 3. Skills - Present like a Pro (with these tiny changes), Cath Vincent, Consultant, Speaker & TV Host

1.00 pm - Networking lunch & exhibition

1.45 pm - Keynote: Data for Not-for-Profits, Ngapera Riley, Deputy CEO, FigureNZ
Ngapera will talk about the aim of FigureNZ: to democratise data with a view to reducing inequalities through access to data and a knowledge of how to use it, in order to make better decisions for Aotearoa.

2.30 pm - Keynote: Develop your change muscles and boost resilience by doing 2 dangerous things a year. Terry Williams, People Engagement Expert.
In the closing session of the conference, you will learn why most people are unprepared for change. You will learn tools to get past those obstacles, build momentum & muscle through when it's tough. Engaging & entertaining, this distinctive session starts with Terry’s own story of doing 2 dangerous things a year, including becoming a stand-up comedian.

3.15 pm - Closing remarks
Karakia

3.30 pm - End of Conference

2019 Partners

We are pleased to receive the continuous support from the following partners:

CONTACT US

For further details, please contact:
Nathalie van Dort at nathalie@grow.co.nz or Faye Johnson at faye@grow.co.nz  
Phone: 06 878 3456