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Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Pre-Conference
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Pre-Conference
W: Pre-Conference Workshops
Speaker(s):
Martha H Schumacher, President, Hazen and HILT
Grace Hong, Sr Director of Development, National Geographic Society
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
W: Pre-Conference Workshops
Speaker(s):
Erica Waasdorp, President, A Direct Solution
Polly Papsadore, Director of Marketing and Business Development, PMG
Liz Murphy
Charlotte Davidoff
Cameron Popp
Josef Kottler, Creative Director, Sage Communications
Nicole O'Connor
Phil Schmitz, CEO & Founder, Charity Engine
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
W: Pre-Conference Workshops
Speaker(s):
Geoffrey Peters, Chairman, Moore DM Group
Tracy Trost, President, TCM Creative
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
W: Pre-Conference Workshops
Speaker(s):
Steven Titlebaum, Founder and President, Fundraising by Design
Bathsheba Philpott, Vice President,, Advancement, American Council on Education
D'Andre Phillips, Principal, Phillips Consulting, LLC
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
W: Pre-Conference Workshops
Speaker(s):
Mary Getz, Consulting
Kris Morris
Sandi Fox
Chrissy Hyre
Pat Frame
Avi Kaplan
Julia Pimsleur
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
Thursday, July 11th, 2019
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Advanced Executive Track
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Advanced Executive Track
T-Advanced Executive Track
Speaker(s):
Anne Wallestad, President and CEO, BoardSource
Recommended experience level: 10+ years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
T1: Innovations in Fundraising, Channel by Channel
Speaker(s):
Joana Ramalho, Account Director, Nexus Direct
Mary O'Donovan, Director of Fundraising, CMRF
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
T2: Building Your Marketing Program
Speaker(s):
Roger Hiyama, SVP, Client Services, Wiland
Paul Clolery, Vice President/Editorial Director, NPT Publishing/The NonProfit Times
Jessica Kirsche Morrow, Digital Marketing Manager, The Nature Conservancy
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
T3: Digital Ideas and Techniques
Speaker(s):
Brad Levinson, Director of Digital Experience, Schultz & Williams
Elizabeth Velardi
Lizzy Ludwig, Director of Development, International Campaign for Tibet
Cecelia Cizek, Manager/Individual Giving & Membership, Newseum
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
T4: Maximizing Your Analytics
Speaker(s):
DeDi Oxenberg, Vice President, Client Service, CDR Fundraising Group
Michelle Vargas, Direct Response Director, Wounded Warrior Project
Katie Atkinson, Philanthropy Retention Manager, Christian Appalachian Project
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
T5: Telling Your Story: The Offer, Copy and Images
Speaker(s):
Kathy Swayze, President and Creative Director, Impact Communications
Barbara O'Reilly, Principal, Windmill Hill Consulting, LLC
Gregg Kelley, Director of Development and Communications, Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
T6: The Care and Feeding of Major and Legacy Donors
Speaker(s):
Karin Cox, President and Co-Founder, Hartsook Companies, Inc.
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
T7: Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Speaker(s):
Katrina VanHuss, CEO, Turnkey
Lissa Greenlee, National Campaign Director, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Recommended experience level: 10+ years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
T8: Position Your Organization for Fundraising Success
Speaker(s):
Angel Aloma, Executive Director, Food for the Poor
Tom Gaffny, Principal, Tom Gaffny Consulting
Recommended experience level: 10+ years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
T9: Building Winning Sustainer Programs
Speaker(s):
Michael Milton, Vice President, Production & Analytics, Anne Lewis Strategies, an Infogroup Company
Andrea Weyhing, Associate Director, Marketing Campaigns, International Rescue Committee
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
T10: Stewarding & Cultivating Your Most Loyal Donors
Speaker(s):
Bessie Thibodeaux, Vice President, Client Services, CDR Fundraising Group
Ryan Leigh Chapman, Assistant Director of Philanthropy, Christian Appalachian Project
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
T11: The Ideas-to-Ideals Toolkit
Speaker(s):
Jennifer Bielat, Executive Vice President, Client Strategy, Pursuant
Elizabeth Nielsen, SVP, Marketing - Digital & Direct, Feeding America
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
T12: Acquiring Donors
Speaker(s):
Mike Johnston, Founder and CEO, hjc
Ashley Thompson, Managing Director, Blackbaud Institute for Philanthropic Impact, Blackbaud
Christoffer Holm, Global Director Fundraising Support, Amnesty International Global Secretariat
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 1
T13: 2020 - Get Ready for the Message and Fundraising Maelstrom
Speaker(s):
Carol Rhine, Principal Fundraising Analyst, Blackbaud
Catherine Algeri, Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer, Chapman Cubine + Hussey
Zac Moffat, Chief Executive Officer, Targeted Victory
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM: Opening Keynote
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM: Opening Keynote
Opening, 2nd & Closing General Sessions
Speaker(s):
Tim Shriver, Chairman of the Board, Special Olympics
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Advanced Executive Track
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Advanced Executive Track
T-Advanced Executive Track
Speaker(s):
George Jones, Chief Executive Officer, Bread for the City
Recommended experience level: 10+ years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: IdeaLab
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: IdeaLab
T & F: IdeaLab (in the Solutions Showcase)
Speaker(s):
Jarrett O'Brien, Director of Product Marketing, Salesforce.org
Chris Kauffman, Director, Industry Solutions, Salesforce.org
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: IdeaLab
T & F: IdeaLab (in the Solutions Showcase)
Speaker(s):
Marc Almanzor, Manager of Development Systems, MSF
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
T1: Innovations in Fundraising, Channel by Channel
Speaker(s):
Lisa Maska, Partner, Lautman Maska Neill & Company
Laura Whitlock, Marketing Director, Pioneers
Kama Sanguinetti, Vice President, Development Initiatives, Parkinson's Foundation
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
T2: Building Your Marketing Program
Speaker(s):
Madeline Stanionis, Principal & Creative Director, M & R
Steve Daigneault, Senior Vice President, M+R
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
T3: Digital Ideas and Techniques
Speaker(s):
Mike Lamar, Vice President of Integrated Media Strategy, DRUM
Michelle Mueller, Online Fundraising Manager, Wounded Warrior Project
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
T4: Maximizing Your Analytics
Speaker(s):
TJ Hillinger, Vice President & Director of Analytical Services, Avalon Consulting
Laura Connors, Vice President of Membership, National Parks Conservation Association
Myles King, Director of Annual and Digital Fundraising, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
T5: Telling Your Story: The Offer, Copy and Images
Speaker(s):
Megan Den Herder, Director, Direct Response Marketing, National Audubon Society
Porter Mason, VP, Strategy, Stagecoach Digital
Mark Rovner, Principal/Founder, Sea Change Strategies
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
T6: The Care and Feeding of Major and Legacy Donors
Speaker(s):
Jeff Schreifels, Senior Partner, Veritus Group
Mei Powers, Chief Development Officer, Miriam's Kitchen
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
T7: Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Speaker(s):
Mark Becker, Founding Partner, Cathexis Partners, LLC
Wendy Pollitzer, Events Coordinator, Immune Deficiency Foundation
Rich Kostro, Senior Vice President & CIO, Share Our Strength
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
T8: Position Your Organization for Fundraising Success
Speaker(s):
Rachel Muir, Consultant, Speaker & Trainer, Nonprofit consultant, speaker & trainer
Betsy Wason, VP of Development, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Alia McKee, Principal, Sea Change Strategies
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
T9: Building Winning Sustainer Programs
Speaker(s):
Sean Wagman, Sr. Account Manager, Beaconfire RED
Michael Leuthner, Director, Digital, Climate Reality Project
Joe McLaughlin, Director, Analytics and Optimization, Beaconfire RED
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
T10: Stewarding & Cultivating Your Most Loyal Donors
Speaker(s):
Bernard Ross, Director, The Management Centre
Alan Hutson, Managing Partner, The Monument Group
Thomas Kurmann, Director of Development, Doctors without Borders
Recommended experience level: 10+ years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
T11: The Ideas-to-Ideals Toolkit
Speaker(s):
Kelley Stewart, Executive Vice President, Pursuant
Jann Schultz, Vice President, Client Services, Merkle Response Mgmt Group
Gretchen Littlefield, Chief Executive Officer, Moore DM Group
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
T12: Acquiring Donors
Speaker(s):
Allen Thornburgh, VP, Strategic Innovation, Masterworks
Kelly Friedlander, Vice President, Marketing, Communications & Assessment, Prison Fellowship
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 2
T13: 2020 - Get Ready for the Message and Fundraising Maelstrom
Speaker(s):
Matt Merriman-Preston
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Advanced Executive Track
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Advanced Executive Track
T-Advanced Executive Track
Speaker(s):
Gail Perry, President, Fired Up-Fundraising
Recommended experience level: 10+ years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: IdeaLab
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: IdeaLab
T & F: IdeaLab (in the Solutions Showcase)
Speaker(s):
Geoffrey Ames, Executive Consultant, Meeting The Challenge, Inc.
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: IdeaLab
T & F: IdeaLab (in the Solutions Showcase)
Speaker(s):
Alex Wilson, Founding Partner, The Giving Block
Patrick Duffy, Founding Partner, The Giving Block
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
T1: Innovations in Fundraising, Channel by Channel
Speaker(s):
Anne Davis, Advertising Specialist, Beaconfire RED
Andrew Simpson, Vice President, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Hilary Baar, Vice President, Annual Giving, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Recommended experience level: 10+ years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
T2: Building Your Marketing Program
Speaker(s):
Melissa Wyers, Executive Director, EveryAction
Mel King, Development Director, Equality Federation
Rosa Del Angel, VP of Digital Strategy and Engagement, Voto Latino
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
T3: Digital Ideas and Techniques
Speaker(s):
Chris Pangretic, Vice President, Integral
Elizabeth Palmisano, Director, Integrated Fundraising, USO
Maureen McNally, Associate Vice President, Anne Lewis Strategies
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
T4: Maximizing Your Analytics
Speaker(s):
Sarah Robie, Online Marketing Manager, World Wildlife Fund
Andrea Kost, Online Giving Manager, Amnesty International USA
Angela Ely, Director, Email Marketing, American Cancer Society
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
T5: Telling Your Story: The Offer, Copy and Images
Speaker(s):
Amanda Zaid, Senior Account Executive, Mal Warwick Donordigital
Mark Graham, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, American Friends Service Committee
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
T6: The Care and Feeding of Major and Legacy Donors
Speaker(s):
Craig DePole, President, Newport One
Barbara Camick, Director of Annual Giving, Best Friends Animal Society
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
T7: Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Speaker(s):
Rob Wu, CEO, CauseVox
Kelly McLaughlin, Director of Marketing and Development, Old Greenbelt Theatre
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
T8: Position Your Organization for Fundraising Success
Speaker(s):
Aimee Sheridan, Co-founder and Lead Planwriter, A Sheridan Company
Alicia Fereday, Director of Development, Center for Wildlife
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
T9: Building Winning Sustainer Programs
Speaker(s):
Erica Waasdorp, President, A Direct Solution
Suzanne Murray, Direct Marketing Manager, Unitarian Universalist Association
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
T10: Stewarding & Cultivating Your Most Loyal Donors
Speaker(s):
Camron Assadi, VP, Digital Marketing, ABD Direct
Kate Blocher, Digital Communications Director, Humane Society Legislative Fund
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
T11: The Ideas-to-Ideals Toolkit
Speaker(s):
Doug White, Author, Teacher and Philanthropic Advisor
Debbie Allen, Acting Executive Director, Secular Coalition for America
Recommended experience level: 10+ years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
T12: Acquiring Donors
Speaker(s):
Jennifer Bielat, Executive Vice President, Client Strategy, Pursuant
Krista Byers, National Director of Integrated Fundraising, JDRF
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout 3
T13: 2020 - Get Ready for the Message and Fundraising Maelstrom
Speaker(s):
Shannon McCracken, CEO, The Nonprofit Alliance
Mark Micali, Government Affairs Consultant, The Nonprofit Alliance
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Advanced Executive Track
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Advanced Executive Track
T-Advanced Executive Track
Speaker(s):
Tabitha Glenn, Executive Director, ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Recommended experience level: 10+ years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: IdeaLab
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: IdeaLab
T & F: IdeaLab (in the Solutions Showcase)
Speaker(s):
Jarrett O'Brien, Director of Product Marketing, Salesforce.org
Chris Kauffman, Director, Industry Solutions, Salesforce.org
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: IdeaLab
T & F: IdeaLab (in the Solutions Showcase)
Speaker(s):
Marc Almanzor, Manager of Development Systems, MSF
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
T1: Innovations in Fundraising, Channel by Channel
Speaker(s):
Genevieve Cox, 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
T2: Building Your Marketing Program
Speaker(s):
Dan Thain, Creative Director, Blue State Digital
Annette Sadowsk, Email Marketing Manager, Heifer
Recommended experience level: 10+ years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
T3: Digital Ideas and Techniques
Speaker(s):
Sandi Fox, Founder and CEO, Smart As A Fox LLC
Drew-Shane Daniels, Deputy Director of Online Strategy, Human Rights Campaign
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
T4: Maximizing Your Analytics
Speaker(s):
Steve Rudman, General Manager, Concord Direct
Erica Best, Senior Manager, Direct Response, Share Our Strength
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
T5: Telling Your Story: The Offer, Copy and Images
Speaker(s):
Brett Meyer, Chief Strategy Officer, ThinkShout
Lara Koch, Director, Online Engagement and Fundraising, Smithsonian Institution
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
T6: The Care and Feeding of Major and Legacy Donors
Speaker(s):
Jennifer D. Archer, Senior Consultant, Development Resources, inc.
Scott Kratz, VP, Ward 8 Building Bridges Across the River, Director. 11 Street Bridge Park, Building Bridges Across the River
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
T7: Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Speaker(s):
Bethany Maki, Vice President of Business Solutions, ForwardPMX
Tara Ingram, National Director, Direct Response, Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
T8: Position Your Organization for Fundraising Success
Speaker(s):
Amanda Teaford, Sr Manager, Direct Response, National Park Foundation
Brenna Holmes, VP, Digital Services, CCAH
Gerri Zimbardi, Director, Client Services, Eidolon Communications
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
T9: Building Winning Sustainer Programs
Speaker(s):
Naseem Saloojee, Chief Executive Officer, Globalfaces Direct
Ana White, Chief Development Officer, Plan International Canada
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
T10: Stewarding & Cultivating Your Most Loyal Donors
Speaker(s):
Amy Pawluk, EVP, New Business, Blakely
Ali Jones, National Face to Face Fundraising Manager, Oxfam America
Claire Lamont, Claire Lamont Founder & CEO, Smak
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
T11: The Ideas-to-Ideals Toolkit
Speaker(s):
Barbara Talisman, Executive Director, College of Southern Nevada Foundation
Clay Buck, Principal, Tactical Fundraising Solutions
Keri Kae Almstead Gebo, Senior Director of Philanthropy, Defenders of Wildlife
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
T12: Acquiring Donors
Speaker(s):
Lauren Merrill, Associate Director, Annual Giving, Catholic Relief Services
Jamie Noblin-Nessim, Director of Analytics, KAP
Kaitlyn Anderson, Director, Client Services, Wiland
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM: Breakout 4
T13: 2020 - Get Ready for the Message and Fundraising Maelstrom
Speaker(s):
Sam Parry, Membership Director, Environmental Defense Fund
Friday, July 12th, 2019
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
F1: Innovations in Fundraising, Channel by Channel
Presentation Title: 60 Ideas in 60 minutes!
Speaker(s):
Tiffany Neill, Partner, Lautman Maska Neill & Company
Steve Maggio, President/Chief Creative Officer, DaVinci Direct, Inc.
Tim Kersten, CEO, RKD Group
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
F2: Building Your Marketing Program
Speaker(s):
Rachel Clemens, Chief Marketing Officer, Mighty Citizen
Susan Schnase, National Director, Resource Development Club Consulting, Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
F3: Digital Ideas and Techniques
Presentation Title: Fundraising on Social
Speaker(s):
Maggie Oberrender, Marketing and Communications Specialist
Joy Pascua-Kim
Halley Jensen, Senior Digital Strategist, Oceana
Alex Gray, Director, Strategic Marketing and Engagement, Oceana
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
F4: Maximizing Your Analytics
Speaker(s):
Wendy Husman, Account Director, Mal Warwick Donordigital
Michael Kawalek, Development Director, Sempervirens Fund
Michelle Shefter, Vice President, Fundraising, EveryAction
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
F5: Telling Your Story: The Offer, Copy and Images
Speaker(s):
Dolores McDonagh, Principal Consultant, Charity Dynamics
Rebecca Kaplan, Public Affairs & Social Media Manager, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
Sarah Tatnall, Associate Director, Leadership Gifts, Boston Children's Hospital Trust
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
F6: The Care and Feeding of Major and Legacy Donors
Speaker(s):
Sarah Durham, CEO, Big Duck
Bonnie Epstein, Vice Chancellor and Chief Development Officer, Jewish Theological Seminary
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
F7: Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Speaker(s):
Ilona Globa, Product Adoption Specialist, Salsa Labs
Kat Williams, Director of Development, Animal Welfare League of Arlington
Anna Waigand, Director of Special Events and Development, Animal Welfare League of Arlington
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
F8: Position Your Organization for Fundraising Success
Speaker(s):
Joan Wood, Vice President, Focus Fundraising
Alicia Alexion, Partner, Alexion Fischer LLC
Lee Ann De Reus, Executive Director, Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment & Appeals Project (DV LEAP)
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
F9: Getting the Most from your Mid-Level Donors
Speaker(s):
Ryan Merkel, Campaign Director, Arena Stage
Stephanie Johnson, Major Gifts Officer, Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
F10: Stewarding & Cultivating Your Most Loyal Donors
Speaker(s):
Alexis Martis, Associate Director, BC Cancer Foundation
Ryan Garnett, Head of Integrated Marketing, Harvey McKinnon Associates
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
F11: The Ideas-to-Ideals Toolkit
Speaker(s):
Steve Daigneault, Senior Vice President, M+R
Dana Weinstein, irector, New Audience Engagement and Membership, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
F12: F2F & Direct Mail Work Together
Presentation Title: Retaining Your F2F Donors
Speaker(s):
Kevin Schulman, CEO, DonorVoice
Jill Miller, Associate Director, The Nature Conservancy
Diane Clifford, Director, Integrated Fundraising, Share Our Strength | No Kid Hungry
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM: General Session Keynote
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM: General Session Keynote
Opening, 2nd & Closing General Sessions
Speaker(s):
Bruce Mehlman
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: IdeaLab
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: IdeaLab
T & F: IdeaLab (in the Solutions Showcase)
Speaker(s):
Geoffrey Ames, Executive Consultant, Meeting The Challenge, Inc.
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: IdeaLab
T & F: IdeaLab (in the Solutions Showcase)
Speaker(s):
Alex Wilson, Founding Partner, The Giving Block
Patrick Duffy, Founding Partner, The Giving Block
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
F1: Innovations in Fundraising, Channel by Channel
Speaker(s):
Alyssa Kaplan, Associate Director, Direct Response, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Meghan Apfelbaum, Director of Client Partnership, Hustle, Inc.
Chrissy Hyre, Vice President, Fearless Mobile Strategies
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
F2: Building Your Marketing Program
Speaker(s):
Collin Ward, Sr. Vice President, Newport One
Catherine Floyd, Digital Project Manager, Membership, The Nature Conservancy
Rachel Henzlik, Direct Response Specialist, AARP Foundation
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
F3: Digital Ideas and Techniques
Speaker(s):
Anne Kottler, Partner, Sage Communications
Jessica Porter, Deputy Email Director, Democratic National Committee
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
F4: Maximizing Your Analytics
Presentation Title: Testing For Impact
Speaker(s):
Kerri Kerr, Chief Operating Officer, Avalon Consulting
Mikaela King, VP Integrated Marketing, National Geographic Society
Laura Connors, Vice President of Membership, National Parks Conservation Association
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
F5: Telling Your Story: The Offer, Copy and Images
Speaker(s):
Bernard Ross, MR, The Management Centre
Dana Segal, Partner Consultant, =mc consulting
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
F6: The Care and Feeding of Major and Legacy Donors
Presentation Title: $1.25 Million in 125 Days
Speaker(s):
Lolly Colombo, VP - Client Service, Brewer Direct Inc.
Steve Kerr, Chief Development Officer, Wheeler Mission
Matt Sommer, VP- Creative Director, Brewer Direct Inc.
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
F7: Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Speaker(s):
Margaret Chialastri, Vice President, Digital Services, Barton Cotton
Sarah Murry, Manager, Digital Projects, Shriners Hospitals for Children
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
F8: Position Your Organization for Fundraising Success
Speaker(s):
Carol Rhine, Principal Fundraising Analyst, Blackbaud
Mark Rovner, Founding Principal, Sea Change Strategies
Marcus Missen, Director of Communications and Fundraising, WaterAid
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
F9: Getting the Most from your Mid-Level Donors
Speaker(s):
Susan Cleveland, Senior Development and Marketing Manager, USO - United Service Organizations
Mehreen Mazhar, Director, Direct Response, USO - United Service Organizations
Jess Hutchins, Director, Donor Advancement, THD, Inc.
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
F10: Stewarding & Cultivating Your Most Loyal Donors
Speaker(s):
Steve Kehrli, VP Marketing, PETA
Kathryn Valvo, Account Director, Epsilon
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
F11: The Ideas-to-Ideals Toolkit
Speaker(s):
Stephen Kearney, Executive Director, Alliance of Nonprofit Mailers
Tracey Burgoon, Director of Direct Marketing, DAV (Disabled American Veterans)
Jerry Mathis, Senior Advisor - Postal Affairs, ALSAC/ St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout 6
F12: F2F & Direct Mail Work Together
Speaker(s):
Sherry Truhlar, President, Red Apple Auctions
Christina Busso, Advancement Director, Rochambeau, the French International School
Kim Callari, Director of Development and Communications, The Baltimore Station
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Breakout 7
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Breakout 7
F1: Innovations in Fundraising, Channel by Channel
Speaker(s):
Jennifer Deerr, Executive Vice President, K2D Strategies
Pamela Clapp Larmee, Principal, Strategic Philanthropy Services
Jaye Lopez Van Soest, Director of Development, American Foundation for the Blind
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Breakout 7
F2: Building Your Marketing Program
Speaker(s):
Eric Rardin, VP Business Development, Care2
Mikaela King, VP Integrated Marketing, National Geographic Society
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Breakout 7
F3: Digital Ideas and Techniques
Speaker(s):
Jeff Ostiguy, VP, Marketing, THD, Inc.
Pamela Fertel Weinstein, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Birthright Israel Foundation
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Breakout 7
F4: Maximizing Your Analytics
Speaker(s):
Ryan Baillargeon, Chief Executive Officer, Grassriots
Shauna Krajacich, Digital Marketing Manager, Rethink Breast Cancer
Joe Marilla, Marketing Manager, Grassriots
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Breakout 7
F5: Telling Your Story: The Offer, Copy and Images
Speaker(s):
Katie Newport, Head of Creative and Delivery, Blue State Digital
David Bennett, Vice President, Development and Alumni Relations, Howard University
Crystal Brown, Vice President & Chief Communications Officer, Howard University
Recommended experience level: 10+ years in the industry
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Breakout 7
F6: The Care and Feeding of Major and Legacy Donors
Speaker(s):
Kimberley Blease, EVP, Client Relationships, Blakely
Beckie Cairns, Deputy Director, Gift Planning, ACLU
Stephen George, FUNDRAISING & LEADERSHIP COACH/CONSULTANT, Good Leaders
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Breakout 7
F7: Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Speaker(s):
Martin Gill, Founder, HomeMade Digital
Philip King, Founder, The Donation Funnel Project
Ashley Warner, Manager of Culture & Development, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada
Recommended experience level: 10+ years in the industry
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Breakout 7
F8: Position Your Organization for Fundraising Success
Speaker(s):
Merrie Beth Nauman, Director Data Analytics and Business Intelligence, Ocean Conservancy
Cindy Anderson, Consultant, Cindy Anderson Consulting
Recommended experience level: 1 to 5 years in the industry
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Breakout 7
F9: Getting the Most from your Mid-Level Donors
Speaker(s):
Mike Johnston, Founder and CEO, hjc
Tiffany Wollin, Senior Manager, Midlevel Giving, Doctors Without Borders USA
Jim Emlet, Principal, Integral
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Breakout 7
F10: Stewarding & Cultivating Your Most Loyal Donors
Speaker(s):
Sudeshna Sen, Vice President, Nonprofit Analytics Practice Lead, Merkle, Inc.
Recommended experience level: 10+ years in the industry
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Breakout 7
F11: The Ideas-to-Ideals Toolkit
Speaker(s):
Cathy Grams, SVP, ABD Direct
Christine Newkirk, Sr. Director, Direct Response Marketing & Fundraising, Project Hope
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Breakout 7
F12: F2F & Direct Mail Work Together
Speaker(s):
Tiffany Quast, Vice President, Client Servicing & Agency Operations, ForwardPMX
Joanne Bowers, Vice President, Chief Audience Officer, March of Dimes
Recommended experience level: 5 to 10 years in the industry
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM: Closing Keynote
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM: Closing Keynote
Opening, 2nd & Closing General Sessions
Speaker(s):
Risha Grant