Join MASAE on December 4th as we explore how to best utilize artificial intelligence in your organizations. We'll look at a number of techniques that you can apply to get the most out of AI. Learn from the experts and discover how you can benefit from this revolutionary technology.
Following the half-day program, we will hold MASAE's annual business meeting to vote on our 2024 Board of Directors recognize our 2023 award recipients. A networking cocktail reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres and drinks to celebrate all of our accomplishments this year will conclude the event.
12:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
“Introduction and Practical Application of ChatGPT and Artificial Intelligence for Association Executives”
This interactive session aims to equip association professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to leverage the potential of ChatGPT and AI technologies in their non-profit organizations. Attendees will gain a solid understanding of the risks, capabilities, applications, and best practices for utilizing AI tools to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in their day-to-day operations. Through a combination of presentations, case studies, and practical hands-on exercises, participants will be empowered to harness the power of AI to drive innovation and optimize their workflows.
Robert H. Lane, MBA, Ph.D. is CEO of Lane Services, LLC, a software consulting firm serving the association and not-for-profit community since 2003. 'Dr. Bob' holds a Ph.D. in information systems with a specialty in fundraising software as well as an MBA in strategic management. He served as Executive Director of COMMON Education Foundation, Chief Information Officer of Boy Scouts of America-GNYC, Adjunct Lecturer of Business Administration for CUNY & Senior Manager of Grant Thornton’s not-for-profit technology group. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for NiUG International and was on the MASAE board from 2010-2012. He previously served on the boards of Learning for Life, COMMON – a Users Group and COMMON Education Foundation and was chair of the NYSAE technology committee. He received the Albert Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award for his support of technology education in the not-for-profit community.
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
"Considerations on Artificial Intelligence Use for Association Management Businesses"
As associations consider using AI technology, they must consider the legal and practical issues surrounding marketing campaigns, privacy concerns, HR policies and insurance coverage. This session will discuss the benefits of incorporating generative AI, while also reviewing its legal and ethical implications and how associations can create policies and procedures to protect their organizations.
David L. Disler is of Counsel with Porzio, Bromberg & Newman and represents public and private entitles in resolving complex labor and employment matters. He prides himself in being responsive to his client's needs and finding unique solutions to challenging issues. He regularly guides clients through a variety of challenging circumstances. David is a member of the firm's Litigation Practice Group and the Education and Employment Team. He regularly provides training to clients and has been asked by a variety of organizations to present on labor and employment issues.
Beau W. Huch is a Director for Porzio Governmental Affairs, LLC. Beau collaborated with governmental agencies at the state, county, and municipal levels on critical matters of both public and private enterprise concern. He prides himself on being able to work across the aisle to identify and achieve resolutions to common objectives. He has experience implementing policies relating to a wide array of industries during his time in public service. Beau has been successful with helping stakeholders navigate complex issues such as energy and utility infrastructure development, public health and healthcare advocacy, land use/zoning, civil rights, cannabis, environmental protection, EMS and law enforcement initiatives.
3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
“Hands-On with AI”
In this session, attendees will have the opportunity to use AI tools to help create and market a new fictitious not-for-profit organization. You will work with a table leader who will help guide you through the process. At the conclusion, you will see how AI tools may be effectively used in your association.
Moderator: Robert H. Lane, MBA, Ph.D.
- Kathleen Avitt, Executive Director, New Jersey Recreation and Park Association
- Gordon MacPherson, CAE, Director, Board Governance & Policy Development, IEEE Publications
4:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Annual Business Meeting & Award Recognition
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cocktail Reception & Year-End Celebration
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