The Association Agenda – Call for Volunteers & More

CSAE NEWS & UPDATES

CEO Update: Call for Volunteers & More
As we continue to navigate uncharted waters, CSAE needs your insight and help planning and developing future program and service offerings. A call for volunteers recently went out to members, outlining a variety of opportunities across the country. Applications, open to members only, are being accepted through July 25, 2020, and can be accessed by members here. For the full CEO Update, click here.

Listen to CSAE Second Webinar on COVID-19 with Dr. Fisman
Renowned epidemiologist Dr. David N. Fisman returned to CSAE earlier this month with a follow-up session on COVID-19. Dr. Fisman’s message was clear that the next several months, through the fall of 2020, will continue to present challenges with a second wave of COVID-19 almost certain. Listen to the entire webinar by following this link.

Talk Tuesday is Back on July 7th
Talk Tuesdays, our informal video chats for members, will continue over the summer months. Beginning on July 7, Talk Tuesdays will take place on the first and third Tuesday of each month, at 2 p.m. EST. Let us know the topics you’d like to discuss and register here.

CSAE 2020 Unprecedented
CSAE and Discover Halifax have made the mutual and difficult decision to cancel CSAE’s 2020 in-person annual conference originally scheduled for November in Halifax. The safety of attendees is of paramount importance. We are disappointed to not be meeting this fall in beautiful Halifax. However, we will be hosting a gathering in the city for a future date, and look forward to sharing these plans with you once dates are confirmed.

Registration is open! Join us for Unprecedented, CSAE’s innovative virtual conference for 2020. Get a taste of the conference programming with two complimentary sessions available online.The engaging program makes it easy for you to learn, maintain the valuable connections you’ve established with peers, and forge new relationships in a fun and dynamic digital environment. Register today!

Already registered? Check out the July think tank schedule!

Calling All Business Members
Join CSAE and fellow business members on July 8th from 1-2 PM EDT for our second Business Members Check-In. This time around, we will all be working together in smaller breakout rooms, during which YOU will help CSAE build solutions that fits YOUR needs. Register here.

Look Ahead to Autumn for your CAE® Designation
This fall, head back to school to earn your Certified Association Executive® (CAE®) designation. In just five courses and an exam, you’ll master association leadership skills through practical projects that will immediately add value to your organization and your career.  

Contact eve@csae.com to learn more or visit our website for more information.

Ask the Expert Series: Halmyre Social Media Playbook (FREE – Members Only)
July 9, 2020 – 1 PM EDT
Looking to the future, digital presence will continue to grow as an essential strategy for associations to reach out to their members. With events and conferences being converted from in-person to digital, it is imperative that an engaging, 2-way strategy is employed to retain and grow membership. Join the next Ask the Expert session with Halmyre’s Vanessa Hutchinson to answer your questions on crafting a social media playbook. Register here.


MEMBERSHIP SPOTLIGHT

Jim Koufis
CSAE member since 2020

I am the managing director of JGK Integrated Solutions, which is an event marketing services company that specializes in corporate brand strategy and logistics for associations.

I am a new member who is excited about being part of the robust CSAE community, and the opportunity of collaborating with members across the country. I have also reached out to the events committee to volunteer for this year’s Unprecedented: CSAE 2020 – Virtual Showcase.

As a digital event strategist, I offer digital broadcast quality event solutions to our clients. For CSAE members who want to pivot to virtual, I look forward to guiding them into the digital space so that they can successfully execute their virtual and hybrid events.


SECTOR NEWS

Five Benefits of Virtual Conferences
Source: Associations Now
As associations quickly transition their conferences online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important that they also recognize some of the benefits that come with making the pivot to virtual. Read More…

Association for New Canadians Sending out Food Hampers to Welcome Newcomers in Tough Year
Source: CBC
It’s part of a new project called “Welcome to the Neighbourhood,” in honour of World Refugee Day, marked by the United Nations annually on June 20 to bring attention to the global plight of refugees and efforts to protect their human rights. Read More…

The Trust Companies Association of Canada announces name change to Banks and Trust Companies Association
Source: Stock House
The Trust Companies Association of Canada (TCA) has announced that the Association will continue its operations under a new name – the Banks and Trust Companies Association (‘BATCA’ or the ‘Association’), effective immediately. Read More…

Will Hyperlocal Conferences Become More Popular Post-Pandemic?
Source: Associations Now
If you’re finding that attendees aren’t willing to travel to your large annual event, it could be time to consider a hyperlocal conference strategy. Some thoughts from an association that’s already implemented one. Read More…

Seed Industry Associations Take Next Step Towards Amalgamation
Source: Portage Online
Five national seed industry associations have taken the next step towards becoming one new national association. Read More…


CSAE EVENTS

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June 2020

CSAE Conference 2020: Unprecedented
Date: June 1 – December 31, 2020
Location: Online
Type: Virtual Conference
Regularly scheduled programming has been interrupted for everyone. Priorities have shifted, the way we work and the world we work in is changing by the day and sometimes by the hour. All of it is unprecedented in our lifetimes. Every one of us is facing so many new challenges, so CSAE’s approach to the annual conference is adapting to our new reality. Learn More…

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Jul 2020

Every Tuesday: CSAE Talk Tuesdays with Tracy Folkes Hanson, CAE (Members Only)
Every Tuesday
Location: Online
Type: Videochat
Learn More…

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Jul 2020

Building Solutions Together: Business Members Check-In
Join fellow business members on July 8th from 1-2PM EDT for CSAE’s second Business Members Check-In. This time around, participants will work together in small breakout groups, where YOU will help CSAE build solutions that fit YOUR needs. Connect with fellow business members from across the country and have a voice in creating initiatives that are meaningful to you! Advance registration is required.
Learn More…

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July 2020

Ask the Expert Series: Halmyre Social Media Playbook (FREE – Members Only)
Location: Online
Type: Virtual Event
Looking to the future, digital presence will continue to grow as an essential strategy for associations to reach out to their members. With events and conferences being converted from in-person to digital, it is imperative that an engaging, 2-way strategy is employed to retain and grow membership. Join the next Ask the Expert session with Halmyre’s Vanessa Hutchinson to answer your questions on crafting a social media playbook. Learn More…

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July 2020

CSAE Trillium Summer Summit
Date: July 16 – July 24, 2020
Location: Online
Type: Virtual Event Learn More…


FEATURED PUBLICATIONS

Duties and Responsibilities of Directors of Not-for-Profit Organizations (Digital)

Duties and Responsibilities of Directors of Not-for-Profit Organizations is CSAE’s most popular publication and is now available in a digital format.This eBook provides a road map of the important duties and liabilities of the directors of not-for-profit corporations. It offers general practice points to help directors meet their obligations, reduce liability risk, and govern more effectively in an increasingly complex environment.

Visit the CSAE Bookstore for more information and to purchase.


CAREER RESOURCES

Employers
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Title: Director, Racial Equity and Human Rights
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Location: Toronto, ON
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