14th Annual


31 January - 1 February 2019 Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre


Thank you for attending the 2019 CEO & Chair Symposium. Associations Forum runs the Symposium annually. 

If you have any questions regarding this event please call Associations Forum on 02 9904 8200 or email admin@associations.net.au.

Sally Sinclair

Chief Executive Officer, National Employment Services Association

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Anne Cornish

Acting General Manager, Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia

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Grant Warner

Chief Executive Officer, Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors

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Tony Mahar

Chief Executive Officer, National Farmers’ Federation

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Innes Willox

Chief Executive Officer, Australian Industry Group

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Carmel Tebbutt

Chief Executive Officer, NSW Mental Health Coordinating Council

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Session highlights

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Protecting Yourself from Cyber Crime

In this presentation we will cover what a cyber-attack is, your obligations, how to prevent an attack and what to do if you suffer a cyber-attack.

Nicole Murdoch, Director, Australian Information Security Association & Principal, EAGLEGATE Lawyers

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Are Associations Dying?

Grant Galvin will talk about his experience navigating his association through the most critical juncture in its 130+ year history.

Grant Galvin, Chief Executive Officer, Master Builders Association Queensland

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A Personal Journey from Politics to Passion

In this session, Carmel will explore the concept of being a CEO and what she has experienced in the transition from politics to a career in the non-government sector.

Carmel Tebbutt, Chief Executive Officer, NSW Mental Health Coordinating Council

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