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From Shaking Hands to Sharing Values: A New Tool for Evaluating and Advancing Donor Relationships

Tuesday, May 2 | 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Education Track: Relationship Building (which includes: Cultivation and Stewardship, Marketing and Communications, Donor Centrism, & Technology)

Brad Hutchins - Lead Speaker
Senior Vice President, Development - Easterseals


Who's Watching You? The Impact of Accountability on Your Bottom Line

Tuesday, May 2 | 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Education Track: Management and Organizational Development(which includes: Accountability and Ethics, Collaboration, Community Building, Advocacy and Public Policy, Group Dynamics, Entrepreneurship & Volunteer Involvement)

Seth Perlman - Lead Speaker
Attorney - Perlman & Perlman LLP

Art Taylor - Co-Speaker
President & CEO - BBB Wise Giving Alliance


The Future of Fundraising is Already Here. Stop Fundraising. Start Inspiring!

Tuesday, May 2 | 9:15 AM - 10:30 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)

Ted Hart - Lead Speaker
CEO - Charities Aid Foundation of America (CAF America)


Innovations and Strategies in Telephone Fundraising for Monthly Giving

Tuesday, May 2 | 9:15 AM - 10:30 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)

Karl Holweger - Lead Speaker
CEO - Fundraising Direct


How to Negotiate Your Nonprofit Fundraising Salary

Tuesday, May 2 | 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Education Track: Career Development

Mazarine Treyz - Lead Speaker


Lions and Leaders: The Principles of Perseverance

Tuesday, May 2 | 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Education Track: Leadership (which includes: Leadership Theory, Concepts, Advanced Policy & Volunteer Involvement)

Lance Allred - Lead Speaker


Data Got You Down? Simplifying Donor-Centered Fundraising Analysis for the Data Allergic

Tuesday, May 2 | 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Education Track: Trends and Innovation (which includes Entrepreneurship & Donor Research)

Clay Buck - Lead Speaker
Director of Membership and Annual Giving - The Smith Center for the Performing Arts


LawTours: The Annual Virtual Trip Around the World to See What’s Happening in the Courts and Legislatures That Impacts Fundraising

Tuesday, May 2 | 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Education Track: Management and Organizational Development(which includes: Accountability and Ethics, Collaboration, Community Building, Advocacy and Public Policy, Group Dynamics, Entrepreneurship & Volunteer Involvement)

Ted Sudol - Lead Speaker
Managing Director - Carter


Crafting the Donor Story

Tuesday, May 2 | 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Education Track: Relationship Building (which includes: Cultivation and Stewardship, Marketing and Communications, Donor Centrism, & Technology)

Schuyler Lehman - Lead Speaker
Founder & CEO - Mission Advancement Professionals

Donnita Travis - Co-Speaker
Founder & Executive Director - By the Hand Club for Kids


The Social “Secret Weapon” Fundraisers Need to Talk About!

Tuesday, May 2 | 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Education Track: Trends and Innovation (which includes Entrepreneurship & Donor Research)

Claire Kerr - Lead Speaker
Director, Digital Fundraising - FrontStream (Artez)


The Millennial MGO: How to Be Successful When Everyone Sees You As Their Kid

Tuesday, May 2 | 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Education Track: Career Development

Nicholas Kulik - Lead Speaker
Major Gift Officer - University of Toledo Foundation

Emily Reed - Co-Speaker
Director of Development - University of Oklahoma

Dustin Williams - Co-Speaker
Associate Director of Development - Johns Hopkins University and Medicine


How to Create a Mid-Level Donor Program

Tuesday, May 2 | 1:45 PM - 3:00 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)

Emma Kieran - Lead Speaker
Principal - Pilot Peak Consulting


Breaking the Mold of Traditional Communication

Tuesday, May 2 | 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Education Track: Leadership (which includes: Leadership Theory, Concepts, Advanced Policy & Volunteer Involvement)

Francis Fernando - Lead Speaker
President - Francis Fernando Business Training


Leading Teams for Collaboration

Tuesday, May 2 | 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Education Track: Management and Organizational Development(which includes: Accountability and Ethics, Collaboration, Community Building, Advocacy and Public Policy, Group Dynamics, Entrepreneurship & Volunteer Involvement)

Nowshad (Shad) Ali - Lead Speaker
President and CEO - On Purpose Leadership Inc.


Looking for Gifts in All the Right Places: 10 Clues That You’re Talking to a Planned Giving Prospect and What to Do About It

Tuesday, May 2 | 1:45 PM - 3:00 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)

Aviva Shiff Boedecker - Lead Speaker
Senior Consultant - Sharpe Group


Making An Artful Ask: Your Turn! What Exactly Do You Say?

Tuesday, May 2 | 1:45 PM - 3:00 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)

Marcy Heim - Lead Speaker
President - The Artful Asker

Steve Engel - Co-Speaker
Chief Executive Officer - Tamarack Camps


Rebels, Renegades & Pioneers Session -- The Moment We’ve Been Preparing for: It’s Still All About Relationships

Tuesday, May 2 | 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Education Track: REBELS, RENEGADES, AND PIONEERS

David Madson - Moderator
Director of Development, Neurosciences and Transplantation - California Pacific Medical Center Foundation

Abdi Soltani - Lead Speaker
Executive Director - ACLU of Northern California

Farah Brelvi - Co-Speaker
Chair of Development Committee - ACLU of Northern California

Cori Stell - Co-Speaker
Director of Development - ACLU of Northern California


How Do All the Confusing Pieces Fit Together?

Tuesday, May 2 | 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Education Track: BOARD GOVERNANCE (which includes: Recruitment, Training, Policies and Procedures, Roles and Responsibilities, Board Members, Succession Planning, & Fundraising)

Annie Fritschner - Lead Speaker
ACFRE - Raising Funds Effectively


Segmenting for Success: New Data Insights and Best Practices to Power Your Segmenting and Marketing Strategies

Tuesday, May 2 | 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Education Track: Trends and Innovation (which includes Entrepreneurship & Donor Research)

Melissa Bank Stepno - Lead Speaker
Consultant - Blackbaud


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

Tuesday, May 2 | 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Education Track:

Nick Ricci - Lead Speaker


Stronger Together: Creating the Essential Executive Director + Development Director Partnership

Tuesday, May 2 | 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Education Track: Leadership (which includes: Leadership Theory, Concepts, Advanced Policy & Volunteer Involvement)

Nathan Harris - Lead Speaker

Robert Ordenana - Co-Speaker
Director of Development and Marketing - SF LGBT Center

Lupine Reppert - Co-Speaker
Director of Development - California School-Age Consortium

Rebecca Rolfe - Co-Speaker
Executive Director - SF LGBT Center

Ruth Obel-Jorgensen - Co-Speaker
Executive Director - California School-Age Consortium


Crowdfunding: Make It More Than Just a Hail Mary! 

Tuesday, May 2 | 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Education Track: Trends and Innovation (which includes Entrepreneurship & Donor Research)

Dana Ostomel - Lead Speaker
VP, Nonprofit Industry Development - Firespring


Donor Love: Real Results, Real Ideas

Tuesday, May 2 | 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Education Track: Relationship Building (which includes: Cultivation and Stewardship, Marketing and Communications, Donor Centrism, & Technology)

Simon Scriver - Lead Speaker
Head of Fundraising - ChangeFundraising

Jen Love - Co-Speaker
Partner - Agents of Good


Empowering Your Board with Meaningful Development Metrics

Tuesday, May 2 | 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Education Track: BOARD GOVERNANCE (which includes: Recruitment, Training, Policies and Procedures, Roles and Responsibilities, Board Members, Succession Planning, & Fundraising)

Laurel McCombs - Lead Speaker
Senior Philanthropy Advisor - The Osborne Group


Let Your Emotional Intelligence Do The Talking! 17 Skills Necessary for Performance Leadership

Tuesday, May 2 | 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Education Track: Leadership (which includes: Leadership Theory, Concepts, Advanced Policy & Volunteer Involvement)

Miguel de Jesus - Lead Speaker
CEO - Purpose & Action, LLC


Creating the Cream of the Crop

Tuesday, May 2 | 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Education Track: Management and Organizational Development(which includes: Accountability and Ethics, Collaboration, Community Building, Advocacy and Public Policy, Group Dynamics, Entrepreneurship & Volunteer Involvement)

Jennifer Graham - Lead Speaker
Executive Director - Temple College Foundation

Garrett Street - Co-Speaker

Janet Sanderson - Co-Speaker


Putting the Prospect First

Tuesday, May 2 | 3:15 PM - 4:30 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)

Dyan Sublett - Lead Speaker
President - Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital Foundation

Claudia Looney - Co-Speaker
Senior Consultant - CCS


Steal These Donor Retention Strategies & Boost Revenue

Tuesday, May 2 | 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Education Track: Relationship Building (which includes: Cultivation and Stewardship, Marketing and Communications, Donor Centrism, & Technology)

Adrian Sargeant - Lead Speaker

Rachel Muir - Co-Speaker
VP, Training - Pursuant

Jay Love - Co-Speaker
CEO - Bloomerang


Working with Young Professionals on Your Board

Tuesday, May 2 | 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Education Track: BOARD GOVERNANCE (which includes: Recruitment, Training, Policies and Procedures, Roles and Responsibilities, Board Members, Succession Planning, & Fundraising)

Kay Sprinkel Grace - Lead Speaker
Founder/Principal - Transforming Philanthropy, LLC