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2016 Association Days Forums
Held On 28 September and 29 September 2016 | Lotus Suite 5, Level 22, BCC
 

Association Day - Forum 1 | 28 September 2016 | Time: 0930 - 1030hrs
Outsourcing Strategies for Association Meetings 

Organising an association meeting can be a large undertaking and associations often enlist professional help to varying degrees. Share your outsourcing experience and learn from peers in this open discussion. 

 
 Moderator:  Richard Holmes, International Director of Meetings, International Bureau for Epilepsy

 Panellists: 

 Nicolette Hughes, Director, Product Strategy and Innovation, Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia Limited
 Professor Supakorn Rojananin,
President of Local Organising Committee, World Congress of Surgery 2015,  Royal  Colleges of Surgeons of Thailand
 Kitty Wong
, President, World PCO Alliance I/O K&A International
 Marcel Ewals, 
Director of Strategic Development, MCI
 
 

Association Day - Forum 2 | 28 September 2016 | Time: 1100 - 1200hrs
Wooing Association Meetings: A Destination Perspective 

Why are association meetings such an attractive proposition for destinations and what are destinations doing to woo them? Engage with destination representatives around the region in this session. 

 

 Moderator: 

 Noor Ahmad Hamid, Regional Director, Asia-Pacific, ICCA
 Panellists:  Wim Desloovere, Manager, Association Bureau, Visit Brussels
 Gary Khan, CEO, Hyderabad Convention Visitors Bureau
 
 

Association Day - Forum 3 | 29 September 2016 | Time: 0930 - 1030hrs
Event Apps - The Foundation for Attendee Engagement

Mobile technology is changing how event organisers excite and engage their audience. The same technology holds great potential for those organising association congresses as well. In this session, learn how mobile apps can facilitate the delivery of information to participants and discover event2mobile (e2m)—a leading secure mobile app platform for enterprise events and conferences used by both Fortune 500 companies and the largest associations.

 
 Presenter:   Satarupa Sen, Vice President, Web Spiders Group
 
 
Association Day - Forum 4 | 29 September 2016 | Time: 1100 - 1200hrs
Establishing Components for Growth

Having a component model for associations who wish to venture regionally and globally presents obvious benefits, although this comes with a set of cultural, communication, process, political and legal challenges. Forming partnerships with established national associations or establishing a new national association can be a powerful distribution tool for associations to deliver their mission on a regional/global scale both efficiently and effectively. This session discusses the key considerations to forging a win-win relationship based on the CFA Institute case study. CFA Institute is an ever-growing association organisation with 147 components in 73 countries. 

 
 Presenter:   William Boivin, Manager, Society Relations, Asia-Pacific, CFA Institute
 
 

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