Conference Day - Friday 29 November 2024

This years Conference will once again be held at the stunning Rendezvous Hotel, Melbourne. 

Be sure to pop the date into your calendar - more details to be released soon! 

The resources from our last Conference Day are included below. 

Elevate Conference 2022

Keynote Speaker: Donna Johnson

Co-Founder of Zena Sport 
How a simple coffee with a girlfriend 'sparked an idea' that would go on to become an essential part of every female's sporting kit!

Keynote Speaker: Ashley Fell
Social Researcher and Demographer, McCrindle
The Future of Education in Australia: Understanding and engaging with prospective parents

Developing a Marketing Plan
Joe Brooks, Director JWB & Co. 
A marketing plan to build enrolments and give confidence to your board

Hope is not a Strategy
Peter Buckingham, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Spectrum Analysis
Using data to make strategic decisions for your school in the areas of marketing, enrolments, alumni and community development

    Engaging young Alumni: Sustainable strategies that really work
    Alastair Lee, Director, AlumGrow Consultancy  
    Discover industry best practice for building meaningful relationships with young alumni and current students through dynamic and affordable engagement tactics. Explore current industry trends and the latest approaches to providing young alumni with consistent and invaluable support programs.

    Mastering the art of Digital Marketing
    Travis Atkins, Founder, WOO
    Delve into the world of digital marketing and discover different innovative marketing methods available today, their purpose and how they could optimise your College.

    Making the most of Synergetic - Top tips for Registrars
    Anelie Somodio, Regional Head of Professional Services, Education Horizons (Synergetic)
    View and extract key information from Synergetic - explore the possibilities.

    Please note, the resource provided includes a number of QR codes, which lead to relevant User Guides and Training and Consulting pages.

    Data Insights and Giving Trends in the education sector
    Shuie Gestener, Director, Charidy
    Leverage data to get ahead and better understand your donors and the wider giving landscape. Inform your decision making around fundraising not only for this year but for the foreseeable future.

    Census: Catholic Identity is falling – What does this mean for our schools and what can we do to stay competitive?
    Dominic Moore, Planning Officer, MACS
    Key insights from Census across the Archdiocese of Melbourne, how MACS’ strategic planning is responding to shifting demographics and how MACS seeks to support low-enrolling schools and areas of low Catholicity.

    Alumni Management Case Study: St Mary's College, St Kilda East
    David Formosa, Director of Development, St Mary's College
    The successes and challenges that St Mary’s College have had in establishing/maintaining a cohesive Alumni network. 

    Please note, there are no resources from this presentation. For members wanting to discuss the case study or learn more about what was presented, please do not hesitate to contact David Formosa directly at

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