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Speaker Proposal: AusAPT 2022 Time & Tide Conference

We’re looking forward to another fabulous conference and we invite you to help shape an exciting program! Our planned in person conference has now shifted to online and the deadline is extended. We welcome your submission to speak at the AusAPT 2022 Conference on 7-9 October due by Sunday 22 May, 11PM AEST! Our conference is a highlight of the international psychological type calendar and attracts a wide local and global audience. This 30 year anniversary conference celebrates AusAPT’s history of community and learning via conferences and looks at trends in type taking us positively into the future, building on the (more…)
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Asia Pacific Institute of Learning and Performance Partnership – Member information

This is an AusAPT Member Only information so you can access the brilliant benefits of our partnership with the Asia Pacific Institute for Learning and Performance (ILP). Here are the benefits and how to access them! ILP Member Discount + code ILP Member Discount: Special discount for AusAPT members wanting to join ILP. AusAPT Members can use a Special Discount Code that gives AusAPT professional (paid) members $100 off whatever ILP membership they would like to have – Associate, Professional or Fellow. Explore ILP Membership HERE and use Special Discount Code AusAPT that gives you $100 off whatever ILP membership you would like (more…)
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AusAPT Members only access to APTi Conference link

Thank you for being an AusAPT member. One of the benefits of membership is our ability to provide special benefits and conference rates for events sponsored by our APT partners including the Association for Psychological Type International APTi and the British Association for Psychological Type BAPT. The APTi is holding a Winter Conference (their Winter!) from 25- 26 February, 2022 and APT members can register at the APTi member rate of $150 USD using the registration link below. Here are the instructions: Use this special registration link: https://apti.memberclicks.net/special which takes you to a page to enter your name and email addressThe (more…)
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Changes to the AusAPT Management Committee in 2022

We wish to advise some changes to the AusAPT Management Committee over recent months. Kerry Gubb advised us in December 2021 that he would unfortunately no longer be continuing as Vice President, IT and Web Support Officer and Committee member into 2022. We wish to acknowledge the immense contribution of Kerry to AusAPT over many years, including as relieving President in 2020 and his IT and web support work. Kerry’s skill and expertise has been a key reason we could make the shift to virtual delivery and shape a responsive web presence. He has been a valued member of the (more…)
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Party like it’s 1991: Celebrating 30 Years of AusAPT – Phil Kerr

The Australian Association for Psychological Type was formed in 1991 at Australia’s first type conference, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: Australian Perspectives. This year we’re celebrating the 30th anniversary of those two milestones. Australians studying theology and spirituality in California in the late 1970s encountered the MBTI and were enthused. On their return they ran seminars and workshops that popularised type in religious communities and schools. During the 1980s, use of the MBTI spread to organisations in the private and public sectors. In response to the growing interest, Mary McGuiness established the Institute for Type Development (ITD) in Sydney. In 1986 she (more…)
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New International Regional Representative on the AusAPT Management Committee

We wish to advise that Harumi Gondo has joined us as the International Regional Representative on the AusAPT Management Committee. The vitality and future of AusAPT depends on the efforts of members including those who volunteer to be part of the Management Committee of AusAPT. So we are very grateful that Harumi has joined us to provide input on AusAPT strategic directions, member priorities and events, especially to advise on behalf of community members who live in the Asia Pacific region and beyond. Harumi Gondo Harumi Gondo (ENFJ) is an MBTI Master Practitioner and is also certified with Majors PTI (more…)
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Increasing your Sales Using Personality Type – Tim Van Milligan

Tim Van Milligan (ISTJ) joins us for the AusAPT 2021 Talking Type Together Online Conference to speak on Increasing ‘Your Sales Using Personality Type’. He provides an overview of his conference presentation topic here. Tim is a business owner, entrepreneur and conference speaker based out of Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA. He is also an author of several books on copywriting and marketing, including the books: “Selling by Personality Type,” “Emotional Copywriting Revealed,” and “Selling Yourself: Advanced Strategies for Landing Your Dream Job.” He endorses the practical application of personality temperament to the world of sales and marketing, showing how to (more…)
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New NSW/ACT Regional Representative on the AusAPT Management Committee

We wish to advise that Ellen Owen has joined us as the NSW/ACT Regional Representative on the AusAPT Management Committee. The vitality and future of AusAPT depends on the efforts of volunteers including those who volunteer to be part of the Management Committee of AusAPT. So we are very grateful that Ellen has volunteered to join us to lead the NSW/ACT community and events and to be part of the leadership team. A long-standing member of AusAPT, we are already appreciating Ellen’s valuable input and local leadership of AusAPT NSW/ACT. Thank you Ellen! So here is an update of the (more…)
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Help AusAPT grow and thrive – join the AusAPT Management Committee

AusAPT AGMThe vitality and future of AusAPT depends on the efforts of volunteers including those who volunteer to be part of the Management Committee of AusAPT. The Committee leads the not for profit organisation’s strategic directions, events and operations. At the November 2020 AGM, a new Management Committee was formed for the period 2020 – 2022. We didn’t fill all positions at that time and a couple of people have resigned since. So we have an opportunity to refresh and revitalise our team and we would love you to join us to help ensure a positive and exciting future for AusAPT (more…)
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AusAPT 2020 Annual General Meeting + new Management Committee

AusAPT AGMThe AusAPT Annual General Meeting was held on 26 November, 2020 at 8pm AEDT via Zoom. A new Management Committee was formed for the period 2020 – 2022 as follows: PresidentTerri ConnellanVice PresidentKerry GubbTreasurerPhilip KerrQueensland RepresentativeJoshua KnightWestern Australian RepresentativeJo McNeilly No nominations were received at or before the AGM for the position of Secretary nor for Regional Representatives for NSW, Victoria and South Australia. However following the meeting a nomination to the vacancy of Secretary was received and is in the pipeline of being considered and formalised. We invite any interest from current members in the remaining Regional Representative positions (more…)