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Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Pre-Conference
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Pre-Conference
Pre-Conference Workshops
Speaker(s):
Meg Ferguson, Business Development Director, Mrs.
Robin Perry, Creative Director, Lautman Maska Neill and Company
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Pre-Conference
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Pre-Conference
Pre-Conference Workshops
Speaker(s):
Steven Titlebaum, Founder and President, Strategic Donor Solutions
Bathsheba Philpott, Assistant Vice President, Advancement, American Council on Education
Whitney Brimfield, President & CEO, Spark Point Fundraising
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Pre-Conference
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Pre-Conference
Pre-Conference Workshops
Speaker(s):
Geoffrey Peters, President, Moore DM Group
Tracy Trost, President, TCM Creative
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Digital 101 Pre-Conference Workshop
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Digital 101 Pre-Conference Workshop
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Pre-Conference Workshops
Speaker(s):
Jeff Nickel, SVP, Client Development, TrueSense Marketing
Jason Wood, VP Digital Strategy, TrueSense Marketing
Richard Martin, Director of Development, Ronald McDonald House New York
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Pre-Conference Workshops
Speaker(s):
Matt Seney, Vice President of Digital Services, The Lukens Company
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Pre-Conference Workshops
Speaker(s):
Patrick Wicker, Digital Marketing Manager, Mighty Citizen
Carly Yansak, Director of Communications, Austin Habitat for Humanity
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Pre-Conference Workshops
Speaker(s):
J.C. Bouvier, Vice President, Digital, DMW Fundraising
Lynn Swain, Director of Development, Cornell Botanic Gardens
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Pre-Conference Workshops
Speaker(s):
Anne Kottler, Founding Partner, Sage Communications
Jessica Fraser Sotelo, Director Online Marketing, World Wildlife Fund
Bill Totten, Director, Email Marketing, Save the Children
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Pre-Conference Workshops
Speaker(s):
Janel Clement, Director of Digital Services, PS Digital
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Pre-Conference Workshops
Speaker(s):
Nick Allen, President, Open America
Paul de Gregorio, director of digital engagement, Open
Geoff Handy, SVP Media and Online, Humane Society of the United States
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Advanced Executive Track
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Advanced Executive Track
Advanced Executive Track
Speaker(s):
Gail Perry, President, Gail Perry Associates
Recommended experience level: 10+ years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
W1: Direct Response Innovation - Mail, Telemarketing & DRTV Creative
Speaker(s):
Moira Kavanagh Crosby, President, MKDM
Dennis Lonergan, President and Creative Director, Eidolon Communications
Nick Herman, Director of Development Operations, American Farmland Trust
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
W2: Building Digital Marketing Programs That Work!
Speaker(s):
Kerri Kerr, Chief Operating Officer, Avalon Consulting Group
Myles King, Myles King currently serves as the Director of Annual and Digital Fundraising, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Laura Connors, Vice President of Membership, National Parks Conservation Association
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
W3: More Digital
Speaker(s):
Jeff Ostiguy, VP, Digital Marketing, THD, Inc.
Michelle Hurtado, Head of Ad Grants, Google
Pamela Fertel-Weinstein, VP, Marketing & Communications, Birthright Israel Foundation
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
W4: Using Analytics to Power Your Fundraising Program
Speaker(s):
Kristi Rinck, VP of Agency Operations, Nexus Direct
Whitney Broadwell, Senior Resource Development Officer, International Medical Corps
Pete Ellard, Director of Digital Services, Nexus Direct
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
W5: Left Brain Thinking: Creative Strategies & Technologies
Speaker(s):
Tori Richards, Associate Director, Digital Media, CDR Fundraising Group
Kacey Crawford, Director of Digital Content Strategy, Sierra Club
Dan Clasgens, Digital Marketing Strategist, Disabled American Veterans
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
W6: Right Brain Thinking: Storytelling & Branding that Fuel Fundraising
Speaker(s):
Sarah DiJulio, Principal, M+R
Aimee Lorenz, Director, Digital Fundraising, Feeding America
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
W7: Big Ideas for Small Nonprofits
Speaker(s):
Krista Sassaman, Vice President, Direct Marketing Division, Schultz & Williams
Mary Getz, VP of Account Strategy, Jackson River
Jessica Cassidy, DIrector, Membership and Annual Giving, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
W8: Keeping Your Feet on The Shifting Landscape of Major Gift Programs
Speaker(s):
Susan Schaefer, Principal, Resource Partners LLC
Charles Harman, Chief Development Officer, National Alliance on Mental Illness
Jessica Edwards, Senior Manager, External Relations, National Alliance on Mental Illness
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
W9: Best Practices in Acquiring New Donors
Speaker(s):
Erica O'Brien, Senior Vice President, MINDset direct
Tracey Burgoon, Director of Direct Marketing, Disabled American Veterans
Dave Mallory, Director of Annual Giving, Whitman Walker Health
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
W10: Building Your Monthly Giving Program
Speaker(s):
Brenna Holmes, Vice President Digital, CCAH
Jesse Boateng, Program Engagement Director, Greenpeace
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
W11: The Unusual Mindset - Donor advised funds, tough creative, transformational leadership
Speaker(s):
Amy Pirozzolo, Vice President, Marketing, Fidelity Charitable
Jack Doyle, President, Amergent
Rachel Earl, Chief Development Officer, St. Labre Indian School
Recommended experience level: 10+ years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
W12: Positioning Your Organization for Fundraising Success
Speaker(s):
June Kress, Principal, June Kress Consulting, LLC
Christopher Rutledge, Chief Development Officer, Friendship Place
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM: Opening Keynote
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM: Opening Keynote
Opening General Session
Presentation Title: Hidden Brain & Generosity
Speaker(s):
Shankar Vedantam, Author & Host, The Hidden Brain & Hidden Brain Podcast
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Advanced Executive Track
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Advanced Executive Track
Advanced Executive Track
Presentation Title: Sustainability in Nonprofits
Speaker(s):
Rick Moyers, Independant Consultant
Adam Tenner, Principal, Tenner LLC
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Art & Science Lab
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Art & Science Lab
Art & Science Lab
Speaker(s):
Lauren Brownstein, President, PITCH: Fundraising and Philanthropy Consulting
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Art & Science Lab
Art & Science Lab
Speaker(s):
Elizabeth Martin, Senior Solution Engineer, Salesforce.org
Dustin Pitts, Senior Solution Engineer, Salesforce.org
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
W1: Direct Response Innovation - Mail, Telemarketing & DRTV Creative
Speaker(s):
Josh Whichard, Principal, DonorVoice
Christine Palmer, Director of Team USA Fund, US Olympic Committee
Ashley Tittle, Director of Annual Giving, California State Parks Foundation
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
W2: Building Digital Marketing Programs That Work!
Speaker(s):
Alan Vouk, EVP, Client Services, CharityEngine
Tiffany Lawrence, Vice President of Membership & Development, Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
W3: More Digital
Speaker(s):
Kathy Calta, President, Fundraising Division, Barton Cotton
Sarah Murray, Manager, Digital Projects, Shriners Hospitals for Children
Margaret Chialastri, Digital Account Director, Barton Cotton
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
W4: Using Analytics to Power Your Fundraising Program
Speaker(s):
Caitlin Craver, CEO, DonorTrends
Ben Miller, Chief Analytic Officer, DonorTrends
Jonathan Benton, Vice President, M&R Strategies
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
W5: Left Brain Thinking: Creative Strategies & Technologies
Presentation Title: The End of the Donate Page
Speaker(s):
Alice Hendricks, CEO, Jackson River
Debbie Schneiderman, Executive Director of Customer Relationship and Channel Marketing, Wildlife Conservation Society
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
W6: Right Brain Thinking: Storytelling & Branding that Fuel Fundraising
Speaker(s):
Daniel Brown, Executive Creative Director, True North Inc.
Heather Deal, Director, Annual Giving & Special Projects, Habitat for Humanity New York City
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
W7: Big Ideas for Small Nonprofits
Speaker(s):
Christina Yoon, Vice President, Campbell & Company
Patrick Chesnut, Campbell & Company
Bruce Makous, Chief Advancement Officer, Society for Science & the Public
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
W8: Keeping Your Feet on The Shifting Landscape of Major Gift Programs
Speaker(s):
Hilary Noon, Senior Vice President, Insight, Analytics, and Experience, Pursuant
Bente Weitekamp, Vice President of Development, Community Health Network Foundation
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
W9: Best Practices in Acquiring New Donors
Speaker(s):
James Lawrence, Executive Vice-President Client Services, Lawrence Direct Marketing Inc.
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
W10: Building Your Monthly Giving Program
Speaker(s):
Rachel Kottler, Digital Account Manager, Lautman Maska Neill & Comapny
Drew-Shane Daniels, Senior Manager, Online Strategy, Human Rights Campaign
Caitlin Toynbee, Senior Manager, Monthly Giving, Human Rights Campaign
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
W11: The Unusual Mindset - Donor advised funds, tough creative, transformational leadership
Speaker(s):
Yvonne Garrett, CEO, O'Brien Garrett
Mikhaela Reid, Marketing Director, Doctors without Borders/MSF
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
W12: Positioning Your Organization for Fundraising Success
Speaker(s):
Shakirah Hill, Director of Digital Strategy, Communities In Schools
Alice Butler, Director of Constituent Engagement, Communities In Schools
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Advanced Executive Track
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Advanced Executive Track
Advanced Executive Track
Speaker(s):
Kimberly Churches, CEO, AAUW
David Whitehead, SVP & Chief Development Officer, AARP Foundation
Lynn Croneberger
Recommended experience level: 10+ years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Art & Science Lab
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Art & Science Lab
Art & Science Lab
Speaker(s):
Steve Fleshman, Founder/Creative Partner, DR2
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Art & Science Lab
Art & Science Lab
Presentation Title: Geo-fencing IP Targeting
Speaker(s):
Stacy Griggs, President and CEO, El Toro
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
W1: Direct Response Innovation - Mail, Telemarketing & DRTV Creative
Speaker(s):
Katie Hawkins, Vice President, MDS Communications Corporation
Rose Brooks, Associate Director, Mass Market Fundraising, Save the Children
Doug Clark, Executive Director, Donor Marketing, Cru
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
W2: Building Digital Marketing Programs That Work!
Speaker(s):
Eric Rardin, Vice President of Business Development, Care2
Mikaela King, VP, Integrated Marketing, National Geographic Society
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
W3: More Digital
Speaker(s):
Jonathan Locy, Senior Account Executive, Mal Warwick Donordigital
Liz Quick, Director of Development, Mercy For Animals
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
W4: Using Analytics to Power Your Fundraising Program
Speaker(s):
Courtney Rottman, Sr. Director, Development Operations, ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Kimberly Beydler, Sr. Analyst, Development Operations, ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
W5: Left Brain Thinking: Creative Strategies & Technologies
Speaker(s):
Kiki Koutmeridou, Behavioral Science Strategist, DonorVoice
Lauren Merrill, Manager of New Market Channels, Catholic Relief Services
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
W6: Right Brain Thinking: Storytelling & Branding that Fuel Fundraising
Speaker(s):
Kathy Swayze, President & Creative Director, Impact Communications
Charlotte Meyer, Director of Individual Philanthropy, Ocean Conservancy
Matthew Brown, Vice President, Schultz & Williams
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
W7: Big Ideas for Small Nonprofits
Speaker(s):
Sherry Truhlar, President, Red Apple Auctions Co.
Krystal Fenwick, Coordinator of Community Resources, Fund for Alexandria's Child
Shannon Ryan, Director of Development, Capitol Hill Day School
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
W8: Keeping Your Feet on The Shifting Landscape of Major Gift Programs
Speaker(s):
Doug Barker, Co-Founder and Principal, Barker & Scott Consulting
Jeremy Cramer, Chief Development Officer, Facing History and Ourselves
Alyssa Herman, Vice President, Department of Institutional Advancement, Yeshiva University
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
W9: Best Practices in Acquiring New Donors
Speaker(s):
Jarred Schremmer, VP Digital & Media Strategy, RKD Group
Cathy Whitlock, Director, Online Communications, Parkinson's Foundation
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
W10: Building Your Monthly Giving Program
Speaker(s):
Candice Briddell, Senior Vice President, MINDset direct
Amanda Kautz, Face to Face Specialist, The Nature Conservancy
Sandra Miao, Director, Membership, National Wildlife Federation
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
W11: The Unusual Mindset - Donor advised funds, tough creative, transformational leadership
Speaker(s):
Kishshana Palmer, CEO, Kishshana & Co.
Ajuah Helton, Chief Program Officer, iMentor
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
W12: Positioning Your Organization for Fundraising Success
Speaker(s):
Stephen Muller, Managing Director, Blue State Digital
Chris Maddocks, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, March of Dimes
Caitlin Mitchell, Chief Mobilization Officer, Democratic National Committee
Recommended experience level: 10+ years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Advanced Executive Track
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Advanced Executive Track
Advanced Executive Track
Presentation Title: Crisis Communications
Speaker(s):
Steve Nardizzi, Social Entrepreneur & Executive Leader
Rick Levick, Founder & CEO, LEVICK - Communicating Trust
Dan Adams, President & CEO, Cal Farley's Boys Ranch
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Art & Science Lab
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Art & Science Lab
Art & Science Lab
Speaker(s):
Maureen Wallbeoff, Nonprofit Strategist & Technology Coach, Maureen Wallbeoff Consulting
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
W1: Direct Response Innovation - Mail, Telemarketing & DRTV Creative
Speaker(s):
Tom Gaffny, Principle, Tom Gaffny Consulting
Recommended experience level: 10+ years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
W2: Building Digital Marketing Programs That Work!
Speaker(s):
Robert Connelly, Account Executive and Strategist, Integral
Julie Wilson, Partner, Integral
Tricia Hart, Director, Amnesty International USA
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
W3: More Digital
Presentation Title: Donation Form Drinking Game
Speaker(s):
Ira Horowitz, Founder, Cornershop Creative
Carrie Mann, Senior Manager for Digital Membership and Advocacy, Friends of the Earth
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
W4: Using Analytics to Power Your Fundraising Program
Speaker(s):
Erica Waasdorp, President, A Direct Solution
Paige Grainger, Sr Fundraising Analyst - Target Analytics, Blackbaud Target Analytics
Letal Zidkony, Sr. Director, Donor Acquisition & Conversion Direct Response, ASPCA(r)
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
W5: Left Brain Thinking: Creative Strategies & Technologies
Speaker(s):
Nancy Harhut, Chief Creative Officer, HBT Marketing
Joe Harr, Marketing Strategist, AARP
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
W6: Right Brain Thinking: Storytelling & Branding that Fuel Fundraising
Speaker(s):
Mike Sukraw, Executive Producer, Reliant Studios
Kristi Galanek, Director of Marketing, Homes For Our Troops
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
W7: Big Ideas for Small Nonprofits
Speaker(s):
Taylor Shanklin, Vice President of Product Marketing & Strategy, Pursuant
Dana Malone, Senior Manager of Annual Giving, Washington National Cathedral
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
W8: Keeping Your Feet on The Shifting Landscape of Major Gift Programs
Speaker(s):
Karen Gallardo, Director of Planned Giving, Best Friends Animal Society
Amy Hauser, Associate Vice President, Annual and Planned Giving, Children's Hospital Foundation
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
W9: Best Practices in Acquiring New Donors
Speaker(s):
Matt Hepler, Account Manager, MKDM
Nadia Lee, Fundraising & Marketing Director, The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
W10: Building Your Monthly Giving Program
Speaker(s):
Dolores McDonagh, Principal Consultant, Charity Dynamics
Jonny Moy, Direct Response & Annual Fund Manager, Greater Chicago Food Depository
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
W11: The Unusual Mindset - Donor advised funds, tough creative, transformational leadership
Speaker(s):
Lynn Swain, Director of Development, Cornell Botanic Gardens
Peter Genuardi, President, Strength In Members
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
W12: Positioning Your Organization for Fundraising Success
Speaker(s):
Alia McKee, Principal, Sea Change Strategies
Mark Rovner, Principal, Sea Change Strategies
Teri Blandon, Vice President for External Relations, PAI
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
T1: Direct Response Innovation - Mail, Telemarketing & DRTV Creative
Speaker(s):
Bryan Evangelista, Vice President, Lautman Maska Neill & Company
James Weisman, President & CEO, United Spinal Association
Tricia Benson, Senior Director of Individual Giving, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
T2: Building Digital Marketing Programs that Work!
Speaker(s):
Emily Goodstein, Digital Strategy Consultant, Emily Goodstein Consulting
Steve Daigneault, Sr. Vice-President, M+R
Steve Kehrli, Vice President, Development, PETA Foundation
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
T3: More Digital
Speaker(s):
Chris Earp, Sr. Manager, SEM and SEO, Beaconfire RED
John Mix, Sr. Director of Marketing, Human Rights Watch
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
T4: Using Analytics to Power Your Fundraising Program
Speaker(s):
Madeline Ruffin-Thomas, Account Director, DRUM
Richard Reider, Gift Planning Program Manager, American Red Cross
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
T5: Left Brain Thinking: Creative Strategies & Technologies
Speaker(s):
Adam Martel, Cofounder/CEO, Gravyty
Recommended experience level: 10+ years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
T6: Right Brain Thinking: Storytelling & Branding that Fuel Fundraising
Presentation Title: Story Telling to Get Results
Speaker(s):
Stephen Godbout, Founder, Creative Director/Copywriter, Copybygod
Stephen Godbout, Founder, Creative Director/Copywriter, Copybygod
Stacie Mruk, Director Membership Communications, The Nature Conservancy
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
T7: Big Ideas for Small Nonprofits
Speaker(s):
Rachel Clemens, Chief Marketing Officer, Mighty Citizen
Susan Schnase, National Director, Resource Development Learning Initiatives, Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
T8: Planned Giving Programs
Speaker(s):
Paul Seifert, Vice President, Conservancy of Southwest Florida
Recommended experience level: 10+ years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
T9: Building Your Board
Speaker(s):
Stephanie Johnson, Major Gifts Officer, Smithsonian National Museum of American History
Wynsor Taylor, Assistant Director of External Relations, Washington Performing Arts
Nathan Alston, Executive Assistant, Washington Performing Arts
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
T10: Get the Most from Your Mid-Level Giving Program
Speaker(s):
Craig DePole, President, Newport One
Carly Dy-Buncio, Sr. Manager Direct Response Marketing, Best Friends Animal Society
Rhett Wilson, Vice President - Development, The White House Historical Association
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
T11: Make Your Fundraising Mobile
Speaker(s):
Erik Rubadeau, Founder / Lead Strategist, Yeeboo Digital
Charly Jarrett, Officer, Digital Giving, BC SPCA
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
T12: Expanding Your Horizons: Exceptional Approaches to Special Situations
Speaker(s):
Kerri Kerr, Chief Operating Officer, Avalon Consulting Group
Mikaela King, VP, Integrated Marketing, National Geographic Society
Jack Mumby, Digital Campaign Organizer, Common Cause
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM: General Session Keynote
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM: General Session Keynote
General Session
Speaker(s):
Geoffrey Peters, President, Moore DM Group
Bernard Ross
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Art & Science Lab
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Art & Science Lab
Art & Science Lab
Presentation Title: Writing Workshop
Speaker(s):
Dennis Lonergan, President and Creative Director, Eidolon Communications
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
T1: Direct Response Innovation - Mail, Telemarketing & DRTV Creative
Speaker(s):
Bryan Tenenhouse, EVP & Chief Creative Officer, Stephen Thomas Ltd
Michelle Carter, President, Mission Productions and Media Inc.
Ellen Hartman, Program Manager, World Wildlife Fund
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
T2: Building Digital Marketing Programs that Work!
Speaker(s):
Jenn Lejano, Principal and Co-founder, Fresh Eyes Digital
John Mix, Senior Director of Marketing, Human Rights Watch
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
T3: More Digital
Speaker(s):
Katherine Jianas, Group Media Director, DRUM
Michelle Mueller, Online Fundraising Specialist, Wounded Warrior Project
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
T4: Using Analytics to Power Your Fundraising Program
Speaker(s):
Rachel Clemens, Chief Marketing Officer, Mighty Citizen
Julie Shannan, Deputy Director, Girlstart
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
T5: Left Brain Thinking: Creative Strategies & Technologies
Speaker(s):
Melissa Wyers, Executive Director, EveryAction
Porter Mason, Vice President, Audubon
Matthew McClellan, Executive Director, Equality Federation
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
T6: Right Brain Thinking: Storytelling & Branding that Fuel Fundraising
Speaker(s):
Leigh Kessler, VP, Marketing & Communications, CharityEngine
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
T7: Big Ideas for Small Nonprofits
Speaker(s):
Cody Damon, Co-Founder, Media Cause
Jon Thomas, Executive Director, Tap Cancer Out
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
T8: Planned Giving Programs
Speaker(s):
Meg Roberts, Vice President, Gift Planning, Impact Communications
Nicole Engdahl, Vice President, Planned and Annual Giving, National Park Foundation
Recommended experience level: 10+ years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
T9: Building Your Board
Speaker(s):
Pamela Larmee, Principal, Strategic Philanthropy Services
Gregg Kelley, Director of Development and Communications, Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs
Jeff Kost, Vice President, Resource Development, Capital Caring
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
T10: Get the Most from Your Mid-Level Giving Program
Speaker(s):
Jennifer Honadel, Managing Director, Epsilon
Elena Consalvo, Senior Director, Mass Market Fundraising, Save the Children
Nosa Adetiba, Senior Manager, Donor Retention, ASPCA
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
T11: Make Your Fundraising Mobile
Speaker(s):
James Doyle, Professor of Marketing, American University
Emily Demarco, President of American Marketing Association Student Association, American University
Shawn Quinn, Member of the American Finace Association Student Chapter, American University
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
T12: Expanding Your Horizons: Exceptional Approaches to Special Situations
Speaker(s):
Nelson Checkoway, Principal, Rising Tide Direct LLC
Jeff Souva, Senior Director, Marketing & Engagement, Lambda Legal
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Breakout 7
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Breakout 7
T1: Direct Response Innovation - Mail, Telemarketing & DRTV Creative
Speaker(s):
Steve Rudman, General Manager, Concord Direct
Chris Rote, Senior Manager, Direct Response, American Diabetes Association
Lauren Merrill, Manager of New Market Channels, Catholic Relief Services
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Breakout 7
T2: Building Digital Marketing Programs that Work!
Speaker(s):
Kaitlin Juleus, Communications Strategist, Blue State Digital
Sarah Dunlap, Senior Manager of Digital Fundraising, Partners in Health
Carla Chadwick, Vice President of Digital Fundraising, Covenant House
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Breakout 7
T3: More Digital
Speaker(s):
Liz Murphy, EVP & Partner, Beaconfire RED
Hilary Baar, VP, Annual Giving, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Emmy Nicklin, Director, Digital Communications, Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Breakout 7
T4: Using Analytics to Power Your Fundraising Program
Speaker(s):
Peter Schoewe, Vice President, Mal Warwick Donordigital
Merrie Beth Nauman, Director Data Analytics and BI, Ocean Conservancy
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Breakout 7
T5: Left Brain Thinking: Creative Strategies & Technologies
Speaker(s):
Bernard Ross, Director, The Management Centre
Alan Hutson, Senior Consultant, The Management Centre
Thomas Kurmann, Director of Development, Doctors without Borders
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Breakout 7
T6: Right Brain Thinking: Storytelling & Branding that Fuel Fundraising
Speaker(s):
Steven Maggio, President/Chief Creative Officer, DaVinci Direct, Inc.
Kirk Schroeder, Annual Fund Director, The Salvation Army, Massachusetts Division
Bonnie Meyer, Chief Creative Officer, Meyer Partners
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Breakout 7
T7: Big Ideas for Small Nonprofits
Speaker(s):
Kathleen Grace, Director, Digital Strategy, Stephen Thomas Ltd
Pamela Loveless, Individual Giving Manager, Eva's Initiatives for Homeless Youth
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry