Conference 2024 Presentations (Thursday Only)

Interested in particular session details? Here’s what we had to offer at FIA’s 47th Fundraising Conference, Brisbane 2024

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8.30 – 9.30am
Donor retention insights from benchmarking high performersFiona McPheeDownload
The 5 P’s of pitchingLinda Garnett
Sharon Dann
Giving Days: one hit wonders or here to stay?Rebecca MaddernDownload
Rediscover your fundraising power (for systemic change)Craig PollardDownload
The essential leadership tool to engage and empower your teamsFi RileyDownload
Where passion meets purpose: The inspiring evolution of a gifts in Wills programCarol O’CarrollDownload
Future ways of workingJulie CallaghanDownload
9.40 – 10.40am
Back to the Future: When DM and digital acquisition worlds collideSara Lefkovic
Drew Powell
Making the AskBernard Ross
How Cancer Council turned around the March Charge through optimisation and testingTiana Takchi
Lauren Clarke
Beyond the Buzz: Real world AI for FundraisersKaz McGrath
How to engage respectfully with First Nations peoplesJamil Tye
Chris Mills
Insights from 35,000 online Wills and the next steps in donor stewardshipRebecca Stalenberg
Lucy McMorran
Preparing to lead and drive fundraisingDr Margaret ScottDownload
11.20am – 12.50pm
Delivering a targeted and integrated appeal within an ethical communication strategy. Behind the scenes with an FIA Awards finalistLouise WoodsDownload
Helping small charities achieve big thingsJessica BlandDownload
Panel Discussion – Overcoming the 6 fundraisers’ dilemmasPeter Dalton
Luke Toeblemann
Seffi Chang
Karen McComiskey
Dan Kneipp
Amy Gillett
Panel Discussion – Experiments in P2P Conversion: A collaboration between AI experts Dataro and the Australian nonprofit sectorDave Lyndon
Ashley Glover
Cameron Swaine
Unlocking Asia’s cross-borders giving potentialAnita ToyDownload
How to get sh*t done – and done better – when everyone is under pressureRuthann RichardsonDownload
Building a fundraising strategyLeila DavisDownload
A lifetime of memories and the relationship with gifts in WillsKaren Armstrong
Megan Maya
Panel Discussion – Beyond the core skills: behaviour for future fundraising leadershipVictoria Andrews
Chantel Plum
Garry Tanner
Yvette Vignando
2.00 – 3.20pm
Plenary – Predictably Irrational: helping supporters chooseBernard RossSupporting Doc 1

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4.00 – 5.00pm
Global trends in DM acquisitionAndrew Sabatino
Josie Peach
Andrew Berg
Rebecca Sijl
Chandini Devasahayam
Unpacking ancillary funds: a user’s guide to leveraging ancillary funds for funding successJo Garner
Denise Cheng
Sandy Murdoch
The Sudsy Challenge Wash Up: Pivoting a P2P event for workplaces and schoolsKristanna SuttonDownload
Future proofing your fundraising – exploring Gen Z and the power of giving in online spacesNikki Kinloch
Shane Bailey
Beyond Scandal: Decoding Crisis Management Communications in Non-ProfitsDavid SloanDownload
Understanding more about securing BIG Gifts in WillsAshley Rowthorn
Dr Claire Routley
Lucinda Frostick
Panel Discussion – Where did I come from? How the sector can gain from diverse career pathways into fundraising leadershipMichelle Varcoe
Dawn Patrick
Peter Copp
Caitlin McKinnell
Joshua O’Rourke