Better Together Partnering for Social Impact and Innovation Conference

The Conference brought together a diverse group of academics, practice leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators and professionals.

Over the two day event, delegates participated in plenaries, a panel discussion and workshops facilitated by experts in partnering, innovation, outcomes measurement, social enterprise, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander disadvantage, and social impact.

Dr Andrew Young, Centre for Social Impact – The quest for impact: beyond silver bullets
Dr Julie Roberts, CQUniversity Australia – Strategies for change: adding social innovation to your toolkit
Mr Geoff Aigner, Social Leadership Australia – Leadership for social impact
Ms Moira Deslandes, Moira Deslandes Consulting – Conditions for connecting: beyond the tweet and Let’s get social: using social media to advantage
Ms Amelia Salmon, Queensland Social Enterprise – Social enterprise: the facts
Mr Ian Dixon, DIXON Partnering Solutions – Partnering for social impact, and
Dr Ruth Knight, Zark Consultancy – Taking outcomes measurement out of the too hard basket.

Better Together Conference Summary

We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this country and recognise their connection to land, wind, water and community. We pay our respect to them, their cultures, and to the Elders both past and present.