Friday, 31 August 2012

Community Action Southwark Trustee Conference 2012 - London, 08/11/12

As part of Trustees Week you are invited to Community Action Southwark's Trustee Conference "Thriving in a New World"

Date: 8 November 2012
Time: 10am - 6.00pm (registration from 9am)
Venue: Cambridge House, 1 Addington Square, Camberwell, SE5 0H

The environment of the voluntary sector, with regards to funding needs and expectations has changed much in the last few years. How can you make your board strong and resilient to succeed in the changed climate?

CAS Trustee Conference 2012 hopes to build on last year's success, providing you with a day packed full of information, inspiration and fresh ideas. Come ready to learn, network and debate current issues.

Morning session 9am - 1pm
Key note speaker: Good Governance and the Charity Commission: Sam Younger, CEO of the Charity Commission

Morning Workshops (pick one of the two):
Workshop 1: Handling organisational change- Russell-Cooke LLP
Charity law specialists - cost effective legal advice from lawyers with first-hand experience working with charities, social enterprises and not for profit organisations

Workshop 2: What is Social Value? - Charities Evaluation Services
Charities Evaluation Services, the UK's leading provider of support and advice on quality and evaluation systems for the voluntary sector

Trustee development centre:
A market place containing heaps of information, support and resources to help with all aspects of trusteeship. We will have a range of stalls with great organisations and people to answer your questions. Pick and choose what works for you!

Lunch will be provided

Afternoon session 2pm - 6pm

Afternoon workshops (pick one of the two):
Workshop 3: Getting the right trustees for your board - Trustees Unlimited
Trustees Unlimited is an organisation specialising in the recruitment of high quality trustees and non-executives

Workshop 4: How to be an effective trustee; exploring Action Learning - CAS and Volunteer Centre Southwark
Find out more about action learning and use this internationally renowned method to help solve your Trustee problems

Meet the funder session:
Heritage Lottery Fund, Peter Minet Trust, Guys and St Thomas Charity and more to be confirmed

Key note speaker: Code of Good Governance: Lindsay Driscoll, governance and charity law specialist

Afternoon panel debate about building a strong board and good governance:
Alexander Swallow, Founder of Young Charity Trustees
Margaret Harris, Professor of Birkbeck University and Institute for Voluntary Action Research (Ivar)
Mary Chadwick, Consultant and wrtiter on third sector, Director Chadwickfocus and Associate Consultant at Centre for Charity Effectiveness, Cass Business School

A few words from Councillor Peter John, Leader of the Council and closing address from Gordon McCullough, CAS CEO

A drinks reception will follow the event.

1 comment:

  1. Last years event was fantastic, looking forward to an even better one this. High profile speakers at a fraction of the cost of other Conferences!