Day 1 - Wednesday 7 September

Member Registration  General Registration

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9am - 10:45am

Welcome to Country


Opening address

Jack Heath - CEO, Philanthropy Australia  

State of the Nation

Stan Grant - International Affairs Analyst, Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Taking care of this place: The role of First Nations philanthropy


Catherine Liddle - CEO, SNAICC - National Voice for Our Children


Lourdes Inga - Executive Director, International Funders for Indigenous Peoples (IFIP)

Anthony Cavanagh - CEO, Ganbina

Rona Glynn-McDonald - CEO, Common Ground

Morning tea

11:15am - 12:30pm




Rupert Myer - President, Myer Foundation


Kevin Starr -  CEO, Mulago Foundation


1:30pm - 3:15pm

Partner Presentation


Keynote: In Defence of Philanthropy

Dr Beth Breeze OBE - Director of the Global Challenges Doctoral Centre and the Centre for Philanthropy, University of Kent

Five concurrent Breakout Sessions


Afternoon tea

4:15pm - 5:30pm

Impact Investing – how different philanthropic organisations are approaching their impact investing journey


Amanda Miller - Director of Impact, Investing Australia


Georgina Byron - CEO and Executive Director, Snow Foundation

Abhilash Mudaliar - Chief Portfolio Officer, Paul Ramsay Foundation

Sara Parrott - CEO, Hand Heart Pocket the Charity of Freemasons Queensland

How Much to Live, How Much to Give: In conversation with Di & Craig Winkler

Craig Winkler - Non-Executive Director, XERO

Dr Di Winkler AM - CEO & Founder Summer Foundation

Jack Heath - CEO, Philanthropy Australia

Delegate drinks and close (90mins)

Please note that the program is subject to change

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