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Taking on Goliath: Using Guerilla Marketing to Make Your Mission Heard

Sunday, April 30 | 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Education Track: Relationship Building (which includes: Cultivation and Stewardship, Marketing and Communications, Donor Centrism, & Technology)

Alan Hutson - Lead Speaker
Principal - The Monument Group, Inc.


Five Donor Love Languages: The Secret to Lasting Donor Retention

Sunday, April 30 | 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Education Track: Relationship Building (which includes: Cultivation and Stewardship, Marketing and Communications, Donor Centrism, & Technology)

Tammy Zonker - Lead Speaker
Major Gift Strategist, Trainer & Keynote Speaker - Fundraising Transformed


Hello? Am I The Only One? Recruiting Diverse Development Professionals to Your Fundraising Team

Sunday, April 30 | 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Education Track: Career Development

Kishshana Palmer - Lead Speaker
CEO - Kishshana & Co.


Create an OMG Peer Fundraising Campaign on a DIY Budget

Sunday, April 30 | 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

Brian Lauterbach - Lead Speaker
Chief Impact Officer - Network for Good


Philanthroculture: The Effects of Culture on Generosity

Sunday, April 30 | 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Education Track: Trends and Innovation (which includes Entrepreneurship & Donor Research)

Lilya Wagner - Lead Speaker
Director - Philanthropic Service

Carlos García - Co-Speaker

Tamaki Onishi - Co-Speaker

Alphonce Brown - Co-Speaker

Laurie Trujillo - Co-Speaker

Houssam Chahin - Co-Speaker

Lesley Ray - Co-Speaker
Executor Director - Fundraising - Mater Foundation


Your Board’s Role in Mobilizing Resources: Global Perspectives

Sunday, April 30 | 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Education Track: BOARD GOVERNANCE (which includes: Recruitment, Training, Policies and Procedures, Roles and Responsibilities, Board Members, Succession Planning, & Fundraising)

Penelope Cagney - Lead Speaker
President/CEO - The Cagney Company

Jon Stettner - Co-Speaker


#GivingTuesday: Doing a World of Good

Sunday, April 30 | 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Education Track: Relationship Building (which includes: Cultivation and Stewardship, Marketing and Communications, Donor Centrism, & Technology)

Joao Paulo Vergueiro - Lead Speaker
CEO - Brazilian Fundraisers Association (ABCR)

Anita Gallagher - Co-Speaker
Training & Outreach - Hispanics in Philanthropy

Asha Curran - Co-Speaker
Chief Innovation Officer - 92Y


10 Traits of Highly Successful Major Gift Negotiators 

Sunday, April 30 | 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

Gail Perry - Lead Speaker
Founder - Fired-Up Fundraising

Eli Jordfald - Co-Speaker
Director of Major Gifts - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Rebels, Renegades & Pioneers Session -- Game Changers: How to Disrupt the Status Quo in Your Organization

Sunday, April 30 | 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Education Track: REBELS, RENEGADES, AND PIONEERS

Marcia Coné - Lead Speaker
Chief Strategist - Women's Funding Network


Fundraising with Volunteers: Is it Really Worth the Effort?

Sunday, April 30 | 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Education Track: Management and Organizational Development(which includes: Accountability and Ethics, Collaboration, Community Building, Advocacy and Public Policy, Group Dynamics, Entrepreneurship & Volunteer Involvement)

Jan Brazzell - Lead Speaker
Principal Counsel and CEO - Advancement Consulting

Kate Ward - Co-Speaker
Deputy Director - Hilltop Artists


What Funders Want 2.0: Outcomes for the Frontline Fundraiser

Sunday, April 30 | 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

Annie Rhodes - Lead Speaker
Director, Foundation Strategy - Blackbaud

Rachel Hutchisson - Co-Speaker
Vice President of Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy - Blackbaud


"The AFPeeps Present: AFPeeps U (a.k.a. "The Peep Show)!"

Sunday, April 30 | 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Education Track: Career Development

Nick Ricci - Lead Speaker


What If the Answers Were All Around Us? Fundraising Bright Spots

Sunday, April 30 | 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Education Track: Leadership (which includes: Leadership Theory, Concepts, Advanced Policy & Volunteer Involvement)

Jeanne Bell - Lead Speaker
CEO - CompassPoint

Kim Klein - Co-Speaker
co-speaker - Klein and Roth Consulting


The Secrets to Using Wealth Screening For Crazy Campaign Success

Sunday, April 30 | 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

Linda Garrison - Lead Speaker
Senior Consultant - WealthEngine, Inc.


The One Year Before the Capital Campaign

Sunday, April 30 | 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

Mark Quigley - Lead Speaker
Director - Social Venture Consultants


Authentic Leadership: The Key to Successful Fundraising Programs

Sunday, April 30 | 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Education Track: Leadership (which includes: Leadership Theory, Concepts, Advanced Policy & Volunteer Involvement)

Leah Eustace - Lead Speaker
Founder and Head Problem-Solver - Blue Canoe Philanthropy

R. Scott Fortnum - Co-Speaker
Executive Director - The Living City Foundation


Raising Funds for International Causes: Challenges and Opportunities

Sunday, April 30 | 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Education Track: Trends and Innovation (which includes Entrepreneurship & Donor Research)

Karolo Aparicio - Lead Speaker
Panelist - EcoViva

Fredrick Anyanwu - Co-Speaker
Associate Vice - President, Resource Development - CARE USA

Renee Saedi - Co-Speaker
Donor Stewardship Officer - Global Fund for Women

Alejandra Villalobos - Co-Speaker
Chief Development Officer - Girls Inc. of Alameda County


Direct Response vs. Major Gifts: Overcoming the Culture Clash!

Sunday, April 30 | 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Education Track: Management and Organizational Development(which includes: Accountability and Ethics, Collaboration, Community Building, Advocacy and Public Policy, Group Dynamics, Entrepreneurship & Volunteer Involvement)

Rachel Muir - Lead Speaker
VP, Training - Pursuant

Mark Rovner - Co-Speaker
Principal - Sea Change Strategies

Vicky Barrett-Putnam - Co-Speaker


Successful Fundraising Events: Just What Does It Take To Be Best in Class

Sunday, April 30 | 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

Adrian Sargeant - Lead Speaker

Jay Love - Co-Speaker
CEO - Bloomerang


The Fundraising Effectiveness Project and How It Can Help Your Organization

Sunday, April 30 | 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Education Track: Trends and Innovation (which includes Entrepreneurship & Donor Research)

James Greenfield - Lead Speaker
Leader, Fundraising Effectiveness Project, Growth in Giving - J.M. Greenfield & Associates

Ben Miller - Co-Speaker
Leader, Fundraising Effectiveness Project Report, Growth in - DonorTrends


Ready to Respond: Real-time Lessons to Drive Impact when Every Second Counts

Sunday, April 30 | 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

Jeanette Russell - Lead Speaker
Digital Engagement Expert - Blackbaud

Robyn Mendez - Co-Speaker
Digital Engagement Expert - Blackbaud


Leveraging Donor Advised Funds to Cultivate More Engaged and Strategic Donors

Sunday, April 30 | 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

Brandolon Barnett - Lead Speaker
Director, Partner Solutions/Growfund - Global Impact


Accepting gifts from Pablo Escobar … and other ethical dilemmas faced by fundraisers and NGOs

Sunday, April 30 | 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Education Track: Management and Organizational Development(which includes: Accountability and Ethics, Collaboration, Community Building, Advocacy and Public Policy, Group Dynamics, Entrepreneurship & Volunteer Involvement)

Robbe Healey - Lead Speaker
Founding Member - Aurora Philanthropic Consulting

Paul Strawhecker - Co-Speaker
President - Paul J. Strawhecker, Inc.


How the New Wave of Tech Philanthropists Are Using Complex Assets to Make A Big Impact

Sunday, April 30 | 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Education Track: Trends and Innovation (which includes Entrepreneurship & Donor Research)

Mari Ellen Loijens - Lead Speaker
Chief Business, Development and Brand Officer - Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Erik Dryburgh - Co-Speaker
Principal - Adler & Colvin


So You Want to Be a CEO?

Sunday, April 30 | 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Education Track: Career Development

Marian Alexander DeBerry - Lead Speaker


Beyond Best Practices: How Seattle Symphony Redefined Campaign Readiness to Exceed Goals

Sunday, April 30 | 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

Craig Hightower - Lead Speaker
Vice President - Campbell & Company

Jane Hargraft - Co-Speaker
Vice President of Development - Seattle Symphony


Following the Path to Donor Nirvana: The 6 Realizations Approach

Sunday, April 30 | 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Education Track: Relationship Building (which includes: Cultivation and Stewardship, Marketing and Communications, Donor Centrism, & Technology)

Tom Ahern - Lead Speaker


What's On YOUR Mind? How Our Thinking Impacts Our Giving, and Living, Results

Sunday, April 30 | 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Education Track: Career Development

Marcy Heim - Lead Speaker
President - The Artful Asker

Gail Perry - Co-Speaker
Founder - Fired-Up Fundraising

Lori Jacobwith - Co-Speaker
Founder - Ignited Fundraising


Data Driven Nonprofits

Sunday, April 30 | 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Education Track: Trends and Innovation (which includes Entrepreneurship & Donor Research)

Steve MacLaughlin - Lead Speaker
VP, Data & Analytics - Blackbaud


You Don't Need to Be Superman to Change the World (Though You May Have to Wear Red Underpants)

Sunday, April 30 | 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

Jonathan Krause - Lead Speaker


Young Fundraisers Make a Difference & Why You Need to Engage Them Now!

Sunday, April 30 | 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Education Track: Management and Organizational Development(which includes: Accountability and Ethics, Collaboration, Community Building, Advocacy and Public Policy, Group Dynamics, Entrepreneurship & Volunteer Involvement)

Valerie Pletcher - Lead Speaker
Chief Development Officer - Brady Campaign & Center to Prevent Gun Violence

Patricia Bjorhovde - Co-Speaker
Consultant - Consultant in Strategic, Board & Fundraising Development


Mega Donors: Find Them - Cultivate Them - Keep Them

Sunday, April 30 | 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Education Track: Trends and Innovation (which includes Entrepreneurship & Donor Research)

Bob Carter - Lead Speaker
Principal -