August 23rd, 2016
Some 700 leading philanthropists and social change enthusiasts will converge on Sydney’s Darling Harbour for the 2016 Philanthropy Australia National Conference, on September 21 and 22.
The premier thought leadership event of its type in Australasia, the conference will bring together pioneering thinkers, strategists and voices in philanthropy - including representatives of Rockefeller and Clinton philanthropy in the US – and Australia’s 2016 Leading Philanthropist of the Year, Audette Exel AO.
Over the two days, delegates will explore the theme ‘Evolution or Revolution: Is Philanthropy future ready? Day one will focus on big-picture trends and challenges while day two will comprise hands-on workshops to share knowledge and build the capacity within the sector.
The 2016 Philanthropy Australia National Conference is suitable for all philanthropists – new and experienced – as well as not-for-profits, advisers, and individuals in government and education with an interest in engaging with the philanthropic sector.
In conversation with Nicole Richards at the Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit, Daniel Lee shared his insights on topics including the role of philanthropy as a driver of systems change which addresses root causes of social challenges, the relationship between philanthropy and government and what the new political environment in the United States means for philanthropy.
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