Society Street 2018

Exploring and sharing ideas to advance your organisation

RCOG, Rooms on Regent’s Park, London
Tuesday 26th June 2018

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08.30 - 09.30

Registration and refreshments

09.30 - 09.40

Welcome and refreshments

Membership: helping your members get the most from your organisation
Kindly supported by Advantage CS

09.40 - 10.00

Building a members-driven organisation: using the right systems to analyse and deliver what your membership want

Dan Heffernan, Vice-President & Chief Product Manager, Advantage CS

10.00 - 10.20

Approaches to member engagement: it’s a two way street

Lynne Miller, Managing Director, TBI Communications

10.20 - 10.40

Developing and delivering an effective professional development programme

Jonathan Norman, Knowledge Manager, Major Projects Knowledge Hub & Community Strategy and Management Consultant, I-Publishing Consultants

10.40 - 11.00

Panel discussion

11.00 - 11.30

Morning Refreshments

Building and keeping a team that works for you

11.30 - 11.50

Selecting the board members that can help you to drive forward your organisation

Sue Evans, Director, Sevan Refreshing People Ltd & Past-President of PPMA

11.50 - 12.10

The challenges of recruiting and retaining staff in the not-for-profit environment

Steve Othen, Head of HR and Projects, Recruitment and Employment Confederation

12.10 - 12.30

Overcoming ‘Imposter Syndrome’ in your Society

Chris Kettle, Entrepeneur Development Manager, Natwest

12.30 - 12.50

Panel discussion

12.50 - 13.50


Publication matters
Kindly supported by John Wiley and Sons

13.50 - 14.10

The changing landscape of journal tenders

Simon Inger, Principal Consultant, Renew Publishing Consultants

14.10 - 14.30

Publication partners: how to strike up effective working relationships

Simon Beale, SVP, Research Customer & Revenue, John Wiley and Sons

14.30 - 14.50

Modelling publishing revenues: what happens to Societies when margins are squeezed?

Tasha Mellins-Cohen, Director of Publishing, Microbiology Society

14.50 - 15.00

Panel discussion

15.00 - 15.30

Afternoon refreshments

Legal and Financial

15.30 - 15.50

Building revenue and investment strategies: tips and tricks

Grant Wilson, Chief Investment Officer, Asset Risk Consultants

15.50 - 16.10

Tax is taxing - understanding and avoiding the latest pitfalls

Helena Wilkinson, Partner & Head of Charities and Not for Profit, Price Bailey Chartered Accountants

16.10 - 16.30

Societies in the same space: collaboration, competition or merger?

Dr Mark Downs, Chief Executive, Royal Society of Biology

16.30 - 16.50

Panel discussion

16.50 - 17.00

Final comments and take-home messages

17.00 - 19.00

Drinks and networking reception

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