KEYNOTE 3: Magda Mook: Drivers of Change • New ASAE Association Research, Relevance for African Associations Magdalena Mook
Drivers of Change: New ASAE Association Research. Relevance for African Associations. Ms. Magdelena Mook, International Section Chair, American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and CEO, International Coaching Federation (ICF)
CEO of International Coaching Federation (ICF)
Dr. Ouma Oluga: The Role of Healthcare associations in improving access to care in Africa
The Role of Healthcare associations in improving access to care in Africa: Dr. Ouma Oluga, CEO, Kenya Practitioners, and Dentist Association.
Dr. Ouma Oluga
Secretary General & CEO of Kenya Medical Practitioners Pharmacists & Dentists' Union (KMPDU)
PANEL DISCUSSION: MICE, Convention & Visitor Bureaus, and Business Events • What's Africa's Approach?
Closing Keynote: Esmare Steinhofel • Africa’s Hyper Growth Potential; Associations, Convention Bureaus and Business Events
Africa’s Hyper-Growth Potential; Associations, Convention Bureaus and Business Events: Esmare Steinhofel, ICCA Regional Director, Moderator
Closing Keynote: Nonnie Kubeka, Africa’s Hyper Growth Potential; Associations, Convention Bureaus and Business Events
Closing Keynote: Africa’s Hyper-Growth Potential; Associations, Convention Bureaus, and Business Events
Head of GCEB at Gauteng Convention and Events Bureau
Closing Keynote: Africa’s Hyper Growth Potential; Associations, Convention Bureaus and Business Events
Frank Murangwa, Director of Destination Marketing, Rwanda Convention Bureau
The Board’s duty of foresight
The Board’s duty of foresight Habil Olaka, CEO, Kenya Bankers Association
From Theory to Practice
From Theory to Practice: Dr. Linus Ndegwa – Chair, Kenya Dental Association
Lunch break & Exhibits
Strategic vs. Operational plans: Streamlining Associations management around the world Eric L. Schmidt
Eric L. Schmidt
Co-Founder and CEO of Event Bank
As a leader in the global tech industry, Eric is focused on developing customer-centric products and transforming the way professional communities build and enrich relationships. He has incubated multiple tech startups within the software, mobile, and environmental industries, and has worked with venture capital and private equity investments in the United States and China. He also founded China Entrepreneurs — a community he built into a 20,000+ member network.
Director, Membership and Development of Water Quality Association
Jacqualine Price Osafo, CAE, is the membership and development director for the Water Quality Association. In that role, Jackie is responsible for recruitment, retention, member benefits, sponsorship, and non-dues revenue for more than 2,500 WQA member companies that serve the water treatment industry. Jackie is the staff liaison for three sections and the Membership Committee. As the staff liaison to the Business Operations Task Force, she is responsible for designing education sessions—identifying speakers and topics—for the association’s annual convention and Boot Camp program.
As a member of the leadership team, Jackie participates in the planning and implementation of WQA’s organizational strategies and is responsible for presenting membership and development updates to the WQA board. Her accomplishments include transforming WQA’s membership model, designing member benefits for different tiers, and developing engagement strategies for WQA’s Premier members—37 member companies that generate 40 percent of the organization’s renewal revenue.
While Jackie was in a previous position at the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, membership increased by 97 percent. She also developed ASGE’s diversity initiatives and programs.
Jackie is currently enrolled in the MBA program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her areas of focus are Innovation: From Creativity to Entrepreneurship and Global Challenges in Business.
As a member of the Association Forum, Jackie has served as a presenter for Forum Forward, Holiday Showcase, and Association 101 and as a cofacilitator for the CAE Study Group. She also served as chair of the Membership SIG, Membership Task Force, and Forum Forward. Jackie has served on ASAE’s Membership Section Council, Membership Development Committee, and CAE Community Outreach Committee. She is the recipient of the Association Forum 2017 Association Professional Achievement Award.