Conference 2023 Presentations (Thursday Only)

Interested in particular session details? Here’s what we had to offer at FIA’s 46th Fundraising Conference, Melbourne 2023

8.00 – 9.00am
Individual Giving: Three key ways SMS can improve retention, add to your appeal and boost an emergency campaignAdrian Smith
Samantha Jovceski
Middle, Major & Philanthropy: Developing a culture of cooperation: The importance of internal relationships in program planning, outcomes reporting and donor relationshipsJo Garner
Naomi Lehrer
Community & Events: Choosing Hope – making Award Winning impact on a shoestring budgetJennifer ThomasDownload
Emerging Issues & Global Trends: Women in PhilanthropyKimberly DownesDownload
Fundraising How To: Singing the same tune: How a consistent storytelling architecture can result in record breaking campaignsEllen Marshall Nicole IlacquaDownload
Gifts in Wills: Developing a digital blueprint for Gifts in Wills successJeremy BennettDownload
Leadership: Fight imposter syndrome: you CAN apply for your boss’ job!June Steward
Sue Parkes
Karen McComiskey
Steffi Chang
Michelle Varcoe
9.10 – 10.10am
Individual Giving: What 1,137 minutes of listening can teach you about donor retentionErin McCabe
Peter Coleman
Middle, Major & Philanthropy: How to make your prospect engagement events engagingBrian Holmes
Carolyn Williams

Community & Events: Pulling off a federated P2P campaign in 2 ½ monthsKatherine Ash Sebastien KrantzDownload
Emerging Issues & Global Trends: Embedding Crypto Philanthropy in Your Charitable Giving StrategyJason Ruffell Smith Michael EarleyDownload
Fundraising How To: Saving the Bilby one step at a time: How one organisation went from $170K to $1million in just a few yearsSara MansfieldDownload
Gifts in Wills: Why do people include a charity in their Will? What does that mean for me? Aaron Zelman
Dan Monheit
Leadership: Predicting the future: Donor confidence in unpredictable timesRick DunhamDownload
10.50 – 11.50am
Individual Giving: Emotions are not what you thinkFiona McPheeDownload
Middle, Major & Philanthropy: The joy of giving – how to transform your major gifts program from whoa to go on a shoestringLori KravosDownload
Community & Events: Grow Your Fundraising Through Physical Events! Best Practice for Charities Large and SmallMelinda Graetz
Jonny Miller
Lauren Kara-George
Emerging Issues & Global Trends: Representation & inclusion in the charity space- drawing from the lived experience of cerebral palsyTeigan Butchers Meret HassanenDownload
Fundraising How To: Who stole the cookies? Strategies to re-engineer your Facebook, Google Ads and take your digital fundraising to the next stepMeredith Dwyer
Alex Struthers
Gifts in Wills: Making moves count: Journeys for stewarding your gifts in Wills supporter pipelineLisa Matthews
Renee McLoughlin Karen Armstrong
Leadership: Why aren’t there more fundraisers on For Purpose Boards?Sophie Davidson
Erica Myers-Davis
Victoria McKenzie-McHarg
Alex Herlihy
12.00 – 1.00pm
Individual Giving: CARE Australia pivot in brand and culture – a lesson for many traditional charitiesAlice Anwar
Olivia Zinzan

Middle, Major & Philanthropy: Life in the middle – our journey on developing a unique mid value programAylin Salt
Chandini Devasahayam
Community & Events: How to create a concept that connects, inspires and convertsLuke Edwards
Rachel Jamieson
Emerging Issues & Global Trends: Using AI in Fundraising – the Good, the Challenges and the OpportunitiesMaisa Lopes Gomes
Dan Wilson
Dave Lyndon
Paula Gething
Billie-Jay Porter
Fundraising How To: How to grow your fundraising program from 300K to 10M in 6 yearsAndrew Sabatino
Kate McMillan
Josie Peach
Jennifer Birks
Gifts in Wills: How Greenpeace is redefining the best practice for Gifts in Wills callingAlexis Escavy
Sonya Tirtajaya
Leadership: Ensuring ethical, best-practice fundraising to retain trust and confidence: Reflections on FIA Code complianceJonathan Ande
Darren Musilli
Debbie Kosh
Karen Shields
4.00 – 5.00pm
Individual Giving: The Great Donor Acquisition Debate: Direct Mail vs. DigitalSean Triner
Katie Badman
Bethan Hazell
Erin Anderson
Paul Bailey
Middle, Major & Philanthropy: Capital Campaigns and Multi-Million dollar giftsTessa IrwinDownload
Community & Events: Reactivating major fundraising events post COVIDBen PritchardDownload
Emerging Issues & Global Trends: Charity Streams: a new era of P2P fundraising with digital content creatorsRachael Lance
Patrick Sukawiratmo
Fundraising How To: Raising and giving in turbulent times: How to start your inclusion and diversity journey in fundraisingDr Ryan StorrDownload
Gifts in Wills: The Great Donor Acquisition Debate: Direct Mail vs. DigitalBethan Hazell
Katie Badman
Paul Bailey
Erin Anderson
Sean Triner
Leadership: The Behaviours of Great Fundraising LeadersFiona McPheeDownload