2018 Conference Schedule

2018 Conference Schedule

6:45 am — 10:00 am : Onsite Registration

8:00 am — 8:45 am : Keynote Address — Laura Fredricks —
How To Stay CERTAIN In Uncertain Times

8:45 am — 9:45 am : Education Sessions

The Color Of Money
Presenter(s): Shawn L. Wills, CFRE (Dallas Women's Foundation), Lenita Dunlap (Heart House)
Education Track: Annual Giving
Experience Level: Entry

How To Leverage Your Fundraising Skills For Your Professional And Personal Gain
Presenter(s): Laura Fredricks
Education Track: Best Practices
Experience Level: TBD

Transforming Volunteers into Donors
Presenter(s): Amy B Rasor, CFRE (Girls Inc. of Tarrant County)
Education Track: Board & Volunteer Leadership
Experience Level: Entry

Millennials in Motion: Managing Your Development Career
Presenter(s): Ashley Noelle Agnew (Interfaith Family Services)
Education Track: Career
Experience Level: Entry

Secrets of the 2nd Gift — the Key to Donor Retention
Presenter(s): Jay B. Love (Bloomerang)
Education Track: Donor Relations
Experience Level: Entry

Values and Giving
Presenter(s): David P. King, Ph.D. (Lake Institute on Faith & Giving)
Education Track: Executive Track
Experience Level: Advanced

The Evolution of Planned Giving Marketing: Debunking 4 Common Myths
Presenter(s): Nathan Stelter (The Stelter Company)
Education Track: Gift Planning
Experience Level: TBD

How Startup Nonprofits Can Break Into the Big Leagues
Presenter(s): Carolyn M Appleton (Carolyn M. Appleton, Inc.)
Education Track: Major Gifts
Experience Level: Entry

The Six Markers of Philanthropy
Presenter(s): Andy Suther (DonorSearch)
Education Track: Research & Analytics
Experience Level: Mid

9:45 am — 10:00 am : Exhibits

10:00 am — 11:00 am : Education Sessions

The Party's Over - Now What?
Presenter(s): Cameron D Hernholm, CFRE (Resource Center)
Education Track: Annual Giving
Experience Level: Mid

How to be promoted in a nonprofit organization!
Presenter(s): Jan Murfield, CFRE (Junior Achievement of Dallas), Kristy Hensel (Junior Achievement of Dallas)
Education Track: Best Practices
Experience Level: Entry

Building a Board that Works
Presenter(s): Missy Gale, CFRE (M. Gale & Associates, LLC)
Education Track: Board & Volunteer Leadership
Experience Levels: Entry, Mid

Hiring the Best: Strategies for Attracting and Retaining Top Talent in a Competitive Market
Presenter(s): Dan Nevez (Senior Consultant, Executive Search)
Education Track: Career
Experience Level: Advanced

How to be a Donor Relations Superstar
Presenter(s): Michelle Crim, CFRE (The Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas)
Education Track: Donor Relations
Experience Level: Mid

Delivering Platinum Level Stewardship for Your Donors
Presenter(s): Betsy Clardy, CFRE (University of Texas Medical Branch Health)
Education Track: Executive Track
Experience Level: Advanced

Blueprint for an effective Charitable Gift Annuity Program
Presenter(s): Chris McGurn (PNC Institutional Asset Management)
Education Track: Gift Planning
Experience Level: Entry

Donor Experiences Like Disney
Presenter(s): Chuck Anderson (Mission Advancement), Schuyler Lehman (Mission Advancement)
Education Track: Major Gifts
Experience Level: All

Using Online Databases in Prospect Researching
Presenter(s): Monique R Waggoner (CNM Connect)
Education Track: Research & Analytics
Experience Level: Entry

10:00 am — 11:15 am : Exhibits

11:15 am — 1:00 pm : Keynote Address — Justin Maust —
7 Practices of Great Leaders

1:00 pm — 2:00 pm : Education Sessions

Underdog Fundraising: How
Presenter(s): Taylor Shanklin (Pursuant)
Education Track: Annual Giving
Experience Level: Entry

Quick Start: Prioritizing And Focusing Your Top Ten Development Responsibilities
Presenter(s): Paul A Dunne, CFRE (thinkpadsolutions)
Education Track: Best Practices
Experience Level: Entry

Creating a Culture of Philanthropy: 9 Tools for Engaging Your Board in Building Relationships
Presenter(s): Carole Rylander, CFRE (Rylander Associates)
Education Track: Board & Volunteer Leadership
Experience Level: Mid

I'm Ready . . . I Think?!
Presenter(s): Brandon Nelson, MBA (Presbyterian Night Shelter)
Education Track: Career
Experience Level: All

How to Create Donor Surveys That Improve Your Fundraising
Presenter(s): Rachel Clemens (TradeMark Media)
Education Track: Donor Relations
Experience Level: TBD

What Can Nonprofits Learn from Human Resources?
Presenter(s): Marion Lee (Lee + Associates), Michelle Baehl (Southern Methodist University), Carlos González Peña (Peña Search Consulting), Meghna Sabharwal (The University of Texas at Dallas), Kelly Simants (National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.)
Education Track: Executive Track
Experience Level: Advanced

Simply Irresistible: Demonstrating the Value of Gift Planning to Decision Makers
Presenter(s): Melanie J. Norton, CFRE, MBA (Norton Philanthropic Counsel)
Education Track: Gift Planning
Experience Level: TBD

The Anatomy of a Successful Capital Campaign
Presenter(s): Brad Cecil, CFRE (Brad Cecil & Associates, Inc), Vickie Mathews (Brad Cecil & Associates, Inc), Erin Fincher, CFRE (North Texas Food Bank)
Education Track: Major Gifts
Experience Level: Mid

The Strategic Formula for Nonprofit Email Appeal Success
Presenter(s): Jon Powell (NextAfter)
Education Track: Research & Analytics
Experience Level: All

2:00 pm — 2:15 pm : Exhibits

2:15 pm — 3:15 pm : Education Sessions

Resources for the Lone Development Director
Presenter(s): Leslie W Clay (Hope Cottage, Inc.)
Education Track: Annual Giving
Experience Level: Entry

How to Navigate the Perilous Waters of Facebook Fundraising
Presenter(s): Mark W Santiago (Converge Digital)
Education Track: Best Practices
Experience Level: Mid

Harness the Power: Volunteer Engagement through Inspirational Leadership. Motivate volunteers to deepen their involvement through leadership that creates connections.
Presenter(s): Thomas Hutter (CNM Connect)
Education Track: Board & Volunteer Leadership
Experience Level: Entry

YOU OWN IT — EPE your career!
Presenter(s): Michelle Baehl (Southern Methodist University)
Education Track: Career
Experience Level: TBD

Does saying thanks really matter? If so, how much?
Presenter(s): Rachel Muir, CFRE (www.rachelmuir.com)
Education Track: Donor Relations
Experience Level: Entry

Update on the Tax Reform: Hear from AFP International
Presenter(s): Michael Nilsen (AFP International)
Education Track: Executive Track
Experience Level: Advanced

Protecting and Preserving Donor Intent
Presenter(s): Christopher Kelly (Planned Parenthood of Michigan)
Education Track: Gift Planning
Experience Level: TBD

Impact Investing 101
Presenter(s): Heather Ferguson Himes (Girls Inc. of Tarrant County)
Education Track: Major Gifts
Experience Level: Advanced

What Funders Want: Outcomes for the Frontline Fundraiser
Presenter(s): Annie Rhodes (Blackbaud), Sally Ehrenfried (Blackbaud)
Education Track: Research & Analytics
Experience Level: Entry

3:15 pm — Thank you for attending the 2018 AFP DFW Philanthropy in Action Conference.
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