Linc Conference Program 

Sunday, 10 September

from 1:15 pm
Conference activities | Hobbiton | e-bikes | Hamilton Garden 
Optional Hamilton afternoon activities - more here 

Leisure Time Travel Coaches leave Novotel Tainui Hamilton for Welcome Function 

5:15 - 8:30 pm
Linc Welcome Function The Red Barn

Monday, 11 September

from 8:00 am
Registration and Networking around the exhibition

First- Timer Welcome event 

Conference opening and Plenary address 
Tesh Randall, Raglan Food Co
Tesh is an enthusiastic entrepreneur - starting out in her home kitchen in 2014, Raglan Food Co now supplies over 750 stores around New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, United Arab Emirates and the Pacific Islands.

Morning Tea around the Exhibition

Diversity Inclusion 
Charlotte Downs, Diversity Agenda

Panel Discussion 
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion within your association
Garyth Arago-Kemp - Ngāti Porou, Ngāi Te Rangi Poururuku Rāngai Taketake
Robbie Paul – Rongomaiwahine, Ngati Kahungunu

Lunch on the Lawn 

Lunch of the Lawn is supported by 

What's up in the Concurrent Sessions

Concurrent Learning Sessions

Concurrent Session: Professional Development
Te Ara: Professional Development Program
John Collyns, CEO RVA

Concurrent session: Business 
AML challenges, Managing money better and Environmental and Sustainability

Concurrent Session: Governance
Governance Maturity:  How aligned are your board and executive? 
Mike O'Brien Govn365

Concurrent session: Partnerships

Growing Revenue through Partnerships
Luke Pirie, General Manager, Master Plumbers 

Concurrent sessions Technology
Cyber Security in New Zealand 
Brent Carey, Chief Executive Officer, Netsafe 

Concurrent session Professional Development
Designing your PD Program 
Anna Else,  National Vice President, New Zealand Association of training and development

Afternoon Tea around the exhibition

Your Relationship with Artificial Intelligence, Large Language Models, and Chatbot
Matt Ensor,  Frankly AI

National Careers System Strategy  
Nina Ive, Tertiary Education Commission

Conclusion of the Day 1


Conference dinner Novotel Tainui Hamilton 

The Conference Dinner is supported by 

Tuesday, 12 September

7:30 am
CEO / CAE Breakfast (invite only)

How to stop one dissatisfied customer/member ruining your business.
Trevor Slater FRI, 
Chief Operations Officer, Resolution Institute 

Morning Tea around the Exhibition

Concurrent Learning Sessions

Concurrent sessions: Operations
What to do When Your Industry is the Headline...
Pete Burdon, Media Training NZ / Founder and Head trainer

Concurrent session: Technology
AI & ChatGPT 101
Matt Ensor,  Frankly AI

One on One meetings: Diversity
Māori Workforce Development Council
Assisting associations with Kaupapa Māori   
One on One meetings 

Concurrent session: Professional development
Get More Value from your Existing Webinars
Caitlin Tennant, Intuto 

Concurrent Session: Membership Engagement
 Mastering Change: Empowering Associations for Digital Transformation Success
Jason Rowe, ASI

One on One meetings: Diversity
Māori Workforce Development Council
Assisting associations with Kaupapa Māori  
One on One meetings 

Concurrent session: Membership Engagement
Establishing a Powerful and Competitive Website
Michelle Lelempsis, Managing Director, Causis

Concurrent sessions: Sustainability
ESG: The Deep issues
Jennifer Nickel, Councillor, Waikato Regional Council 

One on One meetings: Diversity
Māori Workforce Development Council
Assisting associations with Kaupapa Māori   
One on One meetings 

12:30 pm

Lunch around the exhibition

The Power of Connecting with Your Audience
Fraser Callaway, Strategy Creative

Beyond the Great Resignation
Sara Keenan - ASB Bank 

What Are You Going to Take Away - Interactive Session and Farewell Function

Conclusion of the Conference 

Optional Casual Dinner with delegates and exhibitors that are staying extra night (POA)

Win one of two trips for two people to the Island paradise of Niue 

Every conference registration goes into the draw to win two trips for two people including airfares and six nights accommodation at the Scenic Matavai Resort Niue

see details here

This fantastic prize is supported by the Scenic Hotel Group

Conference Partners 

The Australasian Society of Association Executives (AuSAE)

Australian Office:
Address: Unit 6, 26 Navigator Place, Hendra QLD 4011 Australia
Free Call: +61 1300 764 576
Phone: +61 7 3268 7955

New Zealand Office:
Address: 159 Otonga Rd, Rotorua 3015 New Zealand
Phone: +64 27 249 8677

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