Association Leaders Symposium 2025

Monday 27 January

1. The Special Nature of the Association

12.30 – 15:00 GMT, 27 January 2025 ‐ 2 hours 30 mins

  • Perspectives of Leadership
  • Organizational Lifecycle
  • Trends in Organizations

Followed by

  • Q&A with presenter
  • Breakout discussions for each CEO and Chair/President together
  • Review of issues out of breakouts

2. CEO/Chair Relationships and Leading for Success

15:00 – 18:30 GMT, 27 January 2025 ‐ 3 hours 30 mins

  • Thinking and Working Style Preferences
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Representative Governance Model
  • Assessing Culture

Followed by

  • Q&A with presenter
  • Breakout discussion between the CEO and President/Chairs together
  • Review of issues out of breakouts

Monday 27 January

3. Roles, Relationships and Responsibilities

12.30 – 16:00 GMT, 28 January 2025 ‐ 3 hours 30 mins

PART 1

  • Association Mega Issues - Discussion and support for delegates with their leading challenges
  • Effective Decisions

Followed by

  • Q&A with presenter
  • Breakout discussion between the CEO & President/Chairs together 
  • Review of issues out of breakouts

PART II

  • Board Norms

Followed by

  • Q&A with presenter
  • Breakout discussion between the CEO & President/Chairs together 
  • Review of issues out of breakouts

PART III

  • Assessing Performance

Followed by

  • Q&A with presenter
  • Breakout discussion between the CEO & President/Chairs together 
  • Review of issues out of breakouts

PART IV

  • Board Agenda

Followed by

  • Q&A with presenter
  • Breakout discussion between the CEO & President/Chairs together 
  • Review of issues out of breakouts

4. Tools, Processes, Systems and Strategies

16:00 – 18:30 GMT, 28 January 2025 ‐ 1 hour

Leadership

  • Balanced Board
  • Tools for Decision-Making
  • Volunteer Engagement
  • Levels of Connection
  • Leading change

Followed by

  • Q&A with presenter
  • Breakout discussion between CEO and President/Chairs together 
  • Review of issues out of breakout

 

Session Leaders