CLAANZ 2023 Conference Agenda DRAFT – Thursday 27 July

Charities in a Time of Change


Time TopicSpeakers
8.45 - 9.00 Registration and tea/coffee
9.00 - 9.15
(7am WST, 11am NZT)
Welcome and Acknowledgment of Country Dr Phoebe Wynn-Pope, Head of Business and Human Rights, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Associate Professor Ian Murray, Chair of CLAANZ Board
9.15 - 9.45 Plenary presentation from NZ Minister

Hon Priyanca Radhakrishnan 

Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector | Minister for Diversity, Inclusion and Ethnic Communities | Minister for Disability Issues | Associate Minister for Social Development and Employment | Associate Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety
9.45 - 10.15 Plenary presentation from ACNC Commissioner
Commissioner Sue Woodward, ACNC
10:15 - 10.45Plenary presentation from Australian Minister

Hon Dr Andrew Leigh

Assistant Minister for Charities, Competition and Treasury 
Assistant Minister for Employment
10.45 - 11.00Further Q&A for Plenaries 

11.00 - 11.15 Morning Tea
11.15 - 12.15 Contemporary charity practice issues relating to First Peoples 
Michelle Steele, Paul Ramsay Foundation
Gwendoline Keel, Waikato-Tainui 
Chrystal Dare, Corrs Chambers Westgarth
12.15 - 1Conflicts of interest and related party transactions Professor Rosemary Langford, Melbourne Law School 
Anthony Heffernan, NZ External Reporting Board 
Peter Shields, Sayward Dawson
1 - 1.45 Lunch
1.45 - 2.30
Current issues in philanthropyJulie Abramson, Productivity Commissioner
Katrin O’Sullivan, Fred Hollows Foundation
Jo Lennan, Paul Ramsay Foundation
2.30 - 3.15Sport as a charitable purposeMaria Clarke, Maria Clarke Lawyers
Emeritus Professor Myles McGregor-Lowndes, QUT
Stephanie Judd, Prolegis Lawyers
3.15 - 3.30 Afternoon Tea
3.30 - 4.15 Keynote: US Philanthropic Innovation as a Response to (Over?)Regulation – Lessons for Liberal States
Professor Dana Brakman-Reiser, Brooklyn Law School
4.15 - 4.30 Close 
4.30 - 5.00 Tea/coffee in Boardroom
5.00 - 5.30AGM on Level 26
6pm onwardsDinner at The Essoign Club