Register for NZAG 2016 Conference

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Registration is completed online here – http://confer.co.nz/nzag2016/registration/.

Programme Online!

The full programme of presentations is now available online – http://confer.co.nz/nzag2016/programme/ (please note this is subject to change).  We had such a great response to the call for papers which has enabled us to have such a full programme of high quality presentations covering a wide range of disciplines and interest areas in ageing.

Please pass this information on to any colleagues to make sure they don’t miss out on the early bird rate!

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate the conference organisers by email nzag2016@confer.co.nz.

 

Community Wellbeing Seminar- Navigating our Changing Landscape

Social Service and Health Not for Profit Organisations will be expected to respond to a number of changes including those brought about by the Government’s review of social services funding; the Community Investment Strategy, the implementation of Charities Services new reporting requirements, the tendering of contracts, changes to services for vulnerable children, any Government response to last year’s more effective Social Service report and an increased focus on outcomes and social investment.

To assist you in managing the changes going forward, we have arranged an afternoon of information sharing. Ministries will update you on where these changes are currently at, will offer advice on what actions organisations need to be undertaking now and into the future.

The Seminar will take place on the 7th of June 2016, at 1:00pm-4:30pm.

Venue is the Port Otago Lounge, Edgar Centre, Portsmouth Drive.

There is no cost, RSVP by 4th June to carol@oct.org.nz or call 03 479 0994

 

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Seminar on using tablets and phones securely

Balancing the need for easy access with the need for security can be a tricky task. EVen more so when you arm staff with smartphones and tablets.  But there are ways to reduce risk whilst maintaining security.

Otago Chamber of Commerce hosts monthly tech sessions. An this month they are covering “Secure Device Managers. A discussion on the risks your business may face when using smartphones in the working environment, and solutions to mitigate the risks, track devices, and secure your data. Relevant for the single device of a small business to large organisations operating thousands of devices.”

That sounds like it could be very useful to nonprofits delivering services in the field.

The session is on 29 April 2016 11:00am to noon at  Otago Chamber of Commerce, Level 3, 442 Moray Place, Dunedin

It’s delivered Ajay Kumar a resident tech expert from Vodafone hosts monthly tech talks to help our members keep up with the latest apps, upgrades and uses for our mobile technology.

Full details are on the OCC website.