DAY 1 AT A GLANCE
KEYNOTE DAY

Tuesday 2 September 2014
Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne
 

8.30–9.00am
Registration, tea and coffee
 

 

 

9.00-9.15am
Introduction
Philanthropy Australia CEO Louise Walsh

Welcome to Country
 

 


Principal
Partner Day 1

9.15-9.45am
Welcome to the 2014 National Conference by Day 1 Principal Partner, Australia Post. 

Open address
The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, officially representing the Hon Tony Abbott MP, Prime Minister of Australia.
 

 

 

9.45-10.20am
Building new Rhodes for Scholarships: Understanding the funders behind the gifts
Andrew Forrest, Founder Minderoo Foundation in conversation with Graham Tuckwell,
Founder ETF Securities Limited

 


 

11.00-11.40am
In conversation
Entrepreneur and philanthropist, Mark Carnegie together with indigenous leader Noel Pearson

 


Co-Presenting
Partner Day 1

11.40-12.20pm
The Levers of Philanthropy - Big Picture Thinking in a 'Right Now' World
Ian Bird, President of Community Foundations of Canada

 


Presenting
Partner Day 1

1.30-2.10pm
Ten Key Trends – Lessons from Silicon Valley and the Growth of Philanthropy with Christine Sherry, Founder of The Philanthropy Workshop West and Sherry Consulting, USA.
Introduced by Amanda Martin, Executive Officer, Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network
 

          


Presenting
Partner Day 1

 

2.10-2.50pm
Philanthropy has a bright future: Even in the era of Justin Bieber with Brad Smith, President Foundation Center, USA.
Introduced by Professor John Fitzgerald, Founder Asia-Pacific Centre for Social Investment and Philanthropy, Swinburne University of Technology
 

 



AND
Co-Presenting Partners

3.30-4.10pm
Inventing Digital Civil Society with Lucy Bernholz PhD, Senior Fellow at Stanford University Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, USA.
Introduced by Janet Hirst, Chief Executive Officer, The Ian Potter Foundation
 

 


Presenting
Partner Day 1

4.10-4.55pm
Impact Investing: The New Black or the Emperor’s New Clothes?
US philanthropists, Michael Dorsey, a pioneer in impact investing and former investment banker, and Susan Ford Dorsey, President of the Sand Hill Foundation and philanthropic leader in the Silicon Valley in conversation with Ian Learmonth, Executive Director, Impact Investing, Social Ventures Australia

 




AND

Co-Presenting Partners Day 1


5.00-5.20pm
Day 1 close: Special performance by Aussie singer-songwriter Paul Kelly

 

6.00-8.00pm
Delegate Drinks

 




 

National Gallery of Victoria
A special networking event for Day 1 delegates only, where we will present the inaugural Philanthropy Australia Philanthropy Leader Awards

 


Presenting Partner Delegate Drinks

 

 

 

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Gender-wise Philanthropy Award 2020 recipients

Funder: Brian and Virginia McNamee Foundation

For-purpose: Women’s Information and Referral Exchange (WIRE)

Award partner: Australian Women Donors Network

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