Program

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Think Outcomes 2017

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Tuesday 9 May, 2017
8:00AM
Registration & Arrival Tea and Coffee

Please collect your program and name tag from the registration desk

8:30AM
Opening Remarks
8:45AM
Welcome to Country - Uncle Allen Madden
9:00AM
Keynote Address - Norman Drummond

“Leading in Uncertain Times”
Do you find that modern life is frantically busy? Rushing from one thing to the next, never stopping to think about what really matters to you or what you and your organisation could achieve if only you could slow down for long enough and take the time to see it.

The Revd Professor Norman Drummond CBE FRSE

10:00AM
Launch: The Navigator - Your Guide to Leadership for Social Purpose

The Navigator is your guide to leadership for social purpose.

Prof Kristy Muir, Dr Alexandra Walker

10:10AM
Morning Tea
10:40AM
Plenary Address - Simon Griffiths

Social Enterprise: trials and tribulations (mainly tribulations) from a practitioner, Who Gives A Crap founder, Simon Griffiths.

Simon Griffiths

11:00AM
Plenary panel: Leadership & Outcomes

Taking it beyond the technical. Leading major social change: the role of outcomes measurement. What's holding us back? What leverage do we already have? What do we need to do to make this work? What are the biggest cultural challenges here and how do we respond?

Lisa George, Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz, Dr Lisa O'Brien, Michael Traill AM, Chris Wootton

12:30PM
Lunch
1:30PM
Workshops
Executive Stream (Culture & Leadership)Jones

Presented by the team from the Centre for Social Impact, this workshop practically explores building a culture and exercising leadership for achieving social purpose and knowing and demonstrating whether outcomes are being achieved. It will give participants the opportunity to workshop key themes and discuss challenges, enablers and solutions.

The Revd Professor Norman Drummond CBE FRSE, Prof Kristy Muir, Dr Alexandra Walker

Finding the Golden ThreadBroadway

Presented by the team from Social Ventures Australia, The Golden Thread methodology is a visual and effective way to articulate program logic statements – the indispensable tools for describing how our activities lead to the impact we seek.

James Dudfield, Nick Elliott

Outcomes PapersThomas

Measuring, improving, and achieving outcomes. Hear from leaders in the space.
Presenting organisations include: OzChild, Department of Education and Training, The Benevolent Society, and UnitingCare Wesley Bowden, and social impact leader Kevin Robbie.

3:30PM
Afternoon Tea
4:00PM
Plenary Panel: Leadership and Housing/Homelessness Outcomes

This plenary will discuss the leadership and cultural change challenges of progressing shared outcomes measurement for housing and homelessness outcomes. What are the possibilities of shared outcomes measurement? What are the biggest challenges? How have you help create a cultural shift? What are some of the key leadership and culture lessons for people working towards shared outcomes measurement?

Stephen Bennett, Marilyn Chilvers, Katherine McKernan, Mark Peacock

5:00PM to 7:00PM
Networking Function
Wednesday 10 May, 2017
8:30AM
Arrival Tea & Coffee
9:00AM
Welcome to Day 2
9:05AM
Keynote Address - Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Hear from Yassmin Abdel-Magied: mechanical engineer, social justice advocate, petrol head and 2015's QLD Young Australian of the Year

Yassmin Abdel-Magied

9:50AM
Keynote Address - Shamal Dass

Shamal Dass, Head of Philanthropic Services, JBWere discusses Scaling for Transformative Impact.

Shamal Dass

10:10AM
Morning Tea
10:40AM
Plenary Panel: Culture & Outcomes

Building a culture that drives social change: How do we go about it? Measuring our successes. What's holding us back? What leverage do we already have? What are the biggest challenges here and how do we respond?

Yassmin Abdel-Magied, The Revd Professor Norman Drummond CBE FRSE, Kate Acheson, David Crosbie

11:50AM
Plenary Address - Kris Peach

Kris Peach, Chair of the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) will discuss the AASB Exposure Draft (ED260), which includes the requirement for not-for-profit organisations to include outcomes measurement in their annual reports from 1stJan 2017.

Kris Peach

12:10PM
Plenary Address - Dr Tim Reddel

Dr Tim Reddel discusses "From outcomes based policy design to evidenced based implementation – methods, culture and leadership".

Dr Tim Reddel

12:30PM
Lunch
1:30PM
Workshops
Executive Stream (Culture and Leadership)Jones

Presented by the team from the Centre for Social Impact, this workshop practically explores building a culture and exercising leadership for achieving social purpose and knowing and demonstrating whether outcomes are being achieved. It will give participants the opportunity to workshop key themes and discuss challenges, enablers and solutions.

The Revd Professor Norman Drummond CBE FRSE, Prof Kristy Muir

Navigating Outcomes MeasurementBroadway

Presented by the team from the Centre for Social Impact, this workshop will assist you to navigate the impact measurement space.

Stephen Bennett, Lena Etuk

Outcomes PapersThomas

Measuring, improving, and achieving outcomes. Hear from leaders in the space.
Presenting organisations include: CareSouth, Australian Red Cross, Think Impact, the Incus Group, and Influence Global.

3:30PM
Afternoon Tea
4:00PM
SIMNA Awards

Led by Simon Faivel, SIMNA Ltd Chair

Simon Faivel

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