SESSIONS

Session dates and times will be available soon! To see the curated conference schedule with session times, click here. Check back frequently for updates!

Name Speakers Conference Track
Analytics
Federal Data Privacy Policy and the Social Good Sector Sally Ehrenfried - Blackbaud
Cameron Stoll - Blackbaud
Analytics
Fundraising During Challenging TimesKatherine Swank - Blackbaud Target Analytics
Lawrence Henze - Blackbaud Target Analytics
Paige Grainger - Blackbaud
Analytics
Use the Power of Data: Propensity, Capacity and Philanthropic Tendencies for Major Gift SuccessKatherine Swank - Blackbaud Target Analytics
Margaret Williams - Avera Foundation
Tisha Martin - Boise State University Foundation
Toni Thibodeaux - University of Denver
Analytics
Utilize Data to Maximize Officer Portfolio CompositionMichael Van Dyke - Blackbaud
Analytics
Where’s the Data?: Implementing Analytics in Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT®Shelley Hindmon - Blackbaud
Analytics
Arts & Cultural
Aligning Artistic Programming and Fundraising PracticesJerusha Schmalzel - Blackbaud
Nisa Mackie - The Walker Art Center
Arts & Cultural
Don’t Waste a Crisis: Good Things to Come out of the PandemicAubrey Bergauer - Center for Innovative Leadership at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Arts & Cultural
Exploring The Cloud Solution for Arts and Cultural OrganizationsAndrew Troup - Blackbaud
Arts & Cultural
Fundraising During Unprecedented TimesRosita Bradham - Blackbaud
Gentry Spronken - Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures
Julie Gross - San Antonio Zoo
Arts & Cultural
SUPER SESSION: Survival Superpowers - Engaging Audiences in a Pandemic-Impacted WorldColleen Dilenschneider - IMPACTS Experience
Arts & Cultural
Utilize the Power of OData in Blackbaud Altru® to create Valuable Dashboards in Microsoft® Excel and Power BICarly Meek - Blackbaud
Arts & Cultural
Companies
Bridging the Gap Between Verbal Executive Support and Action-Oriented Executive SupportKyra Scalea - Vanguard
Companies
Creating a Seamless Employee Engagement Experience Through Partnership and IntegrationJamila Cowan-Wideman - Dell
Companies
Expanding Traditional Corporate Philanthropy to Include Employee WellnessJay Mukhey - Finastra
Dustin Joost - Blackbaud
Companies
Inspiring Trust through Data-Driven Decisions and StrategyHeather Meloy - PwC
Joshua Joseph - PwC
Companies
Managing Skills-Based Volunteering in a Virtual WorldDanielle Holly - Common Impact
Companies
SUPER SESSION - Race to the Future? | Values & Vision in the Design of Technology & SocietyRuha Benjamin - Princeton University
Companies
Faith Communities
2021 Strategies for YouTube, Podcasting, and the New Facebook FrameworkNils Smith - Dunham & Company
Faith Communities
Diocesan Annual Appeals: Digital Case StudiesNic Prenger - Prenger Solutions Group
Faith Communities
Financing the Vision Beyond 2020Larry Buycks - Churchome
Faith Communities
How to Become a Digital Fundraising ExpertCameron Bartlett - cambartlett.com
Faith Communities
Member Growth—SimplifiedWes Gay - WayFinder
Faith Communities
Stewarding Donors from Soup to NutsAmanda Kepshire - Blackbaud
Faith Communities
SUPER SESSION: How To Be a Life Giving LeaderTyler Reagin - The Life Giving Company
Faith Communities
Using Technology to Sway Perception. Be Known for Something.Mark MacDonald - Be Known For Something
Faith Communities
Financial Management
Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT: Tips and Tricks (CPE Credit)David Evatt - Blackbaud
Lauren Holzer - Blackbaud
Tara Pawlowski - Blackbaud
Financial Management
Blackbaud Purchase Card and Expense ManagementJulia Petit - Blackbaud
Financial Management
Evaluating and Streamlining Your Annual Budget ProcessMatthew Kreutzer - Zobrio
Chuck Hays - Zobrio
Financial Management
Preventing Fraud with Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT® Best Practices (CPE Credit)Melissa Bethancourt - Blackbaud
Julia Petit - Blackbaud
Grace Tate - Blackbaud
Financial Management
Separation of Duties in the Finance OfficeJonathan Howell - Blackbaud
Financial Management
Track Your Cash and Keep it Balanced (CPE Credit)Laura Ngan Tian - Blackbaud
Orion Petrie - Blackbaud
Financial Management
Focus on Tech
Get Your Head in the CloudEric Wand - Microsoft (Canada)
Focus on Tech
Nonprofit Analytics: How To Build Financial and Fundraising DashboardsThomas A. Evans - MissionBI
Linton Myers - Blackbaud
Focus on Tech
Open a world of possibilities with SKY DeveloperStu Hawkins - RedArc
Ben Wong - Blackbaud
Focus on Tech
Towards an Inclusive Tech Strategy - What You Can Do Today & Why It MattersRoz Lemieux - Blackbaud
Raj Aggarwal - Provoc.me
Jenn Graham - Civic Dinners
Focus on Tech
Foundations
Achieve Board Meeting Success with Blackbaud Grantmaking™Alexis Fish - Blackbaud
Foundations
Embracing Change: Converting from FIMS to Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT®Tracy VanSolkema - Grand Rapids Community Foundation
Foundations
Financial Management and Grants Management: Why Your Foundation Needs Complementary Technology for BothLaine Hendriks - Blackbaud, Inc.
Carly Meek - Blackbaud
Barton Dyson - Blackbaud
Foundations
Partners In Progress – Blackbaud’s Plan For Community FoundationsDonald McGill - Blackbaud
Scott Cross - Blackbaud
Page Bullington - Blackbaud
Daniel Affourtit - Blackbaud
Foundations
Successful Technology Procurement & Adoption Change Management Strategies for FoundationsAnn Getz - Blackbaud
Dan Stencel - Morris Animal Foundation
Deena Lauver Scotti - Missouri Foundation for Health
Foundations
SUPER SESSION: Shifting Gears - How Philanthropy is Changing for FoundationsKathleen P. Enright - Council of Foundations
Rachel Hutchisson - Blackbaud
Foundations
The Power of Collaborative GrantmakingDr. H. Sam Coy - Blackbaud
Vin St. John - Blackbaud
Gary Steuer - Bonfils-Stanton Foundation
Foundations
Fundraising & Relationship Management
5 Key End of Year Fundraising Myth Busters and More!Michael Johnston - hjc
Fundraising & Relationship Management
A Data-Centric Look at Gift Officer Life CycleAnna Dirksen - Blackbaud
Mike Russell - Blackbaud
Fundraising & Relationship Management
Arise, Captain Tom: Lessons from a World Record Peer-to-Peer FundraiserJamie Parkins - Blackbaud
Mark Berryman - Blackbaud
Sally Falvey - Blackbaud Europe and JustGiving
Fundraising & Relationship Management
Back by Popular Demand: NXT Tips and TricksLisa Nurminen - Blackbaud
Jarod Bonino -
Fundraising & Relationship Management
Canadian Giving Trends and InsightsAshley Thompson - Blackbaud
Bruce MacDonald - Imagine Canada
Fundraising & Relationship Management
Customer Spotlight: Canadian Success StoriesElizabeth Price - Blackbaud
Elizabeth Calderon - Mulgrave School
Sue Lockett - Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation
Fundraising & Relationship Management
Data-Driven DesignBrenda Miele - Charity Dynamics
Mark Love - American Heart Association
Fundraising & Relationship Management
Data Health and Blackbaud eTapestryGeoff Arbuckle - Blackbaud
Fundraising & Relationship Management
EUROPE SUPER SESSION: What does the future hold?Mark Stevenson - Futurist, Author, Entrepreneur
Fundraising & Relationship Management
Event Fundraising Success — Focus and Future: Insights on How to Build Back BetterJulie Roberts - Moore Strategic
Laura Sutton - Pancreatic Cancer
Fundraising & Relationship Management
Hitting Your Virtual Event out of the Park with Blackbaud TeamRaiserMark Becker - Cathexis Partners
Derek Martin - Blackbaud
Chris Cain - Blackbaud
Fundraising & Relationship Management
How to grow a successful online community from the ground upLesley Pinder - British Red Cross
Lucy Caldicott - ChangeOut
Fundraising & Relationship Management
How to Love Your Donors During the Aftermath of Covid-19Jen Shang - Institute for Sustainable Philanthropy
Fundraising & Relationship Management
Keeping Your Database Current, Clean, and CompleteStu Manewith - Omatic Software
Bailey Benzle - Omatic Software
Fundraising & Relationship Management
Key steps to event curation success: Insights from the first ever BAME ConferenceMartha Awojobi - JMB Consulting
Fundraising & Relationship Management
Layer Cakes & Dashboards: Creating Fundraiser Insights using Blackbaud CRMPaul Wiklanski - University of Michigan
Fundraising & Relationship Management
Link 'Em Up!Laura Ngan Tian - Blackbaud
Orion Petrie - Blackbaud
Fundraising & Relationship Management
Mastering Security in Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT®Bill Connors - Bill Connors, CFRE
Fundraising & Relationship Management
New Challenges, New Solutions: Meet the Innovators of the Social Good Startup ChallengeRoz Lemieux - Blackbaud
Sangeeth Peruri - Outreach Circle
Dan B. Lee - Rememorate
Renee Zau - DonationMatch
Patrick Schmitt - FreeWill
Allen Kramer - Mobilize
Michael Hoffman - GatherVoices
Justin Rotman - GiveMagic
Michael Warshafsky - GiveMagic
Miraj Patel - Harness
Brennan Stark - PeerPal
Aviva Rosman - CivicEngine by BallotReady
Wes Moon - Wisely
Shola Farber - Team by the Tuesday Company
Fundraising & Relationship Management
Redefining Success: A New Take on Your Annual KPIs and GoalsStuart Sullivan - Graham-Pelton
Megan Bailey - Graham-Pelton
Fundraising & Relationship Management
SMS Communication & Text Fundraising SolutionsErik Leaver - Blackbaud
Sangeeth Peruri - Outreach Circle
Jeanavive Janssen - Textmunication
Fundraising & Relationship Management
What Is a Database Manager?Ryan Hyde - Lollypop Farm
Sunshine Watson - Valleywise Health Foundation
Stephanie Crawley, BCRE-Pro - The Archdiocese of San Antonio
Fundraising & Relationship Management
What we've learned from hosting over 100 virtual eventsSimon Scriver - Fundraising Everywhere
Nikki Bell - Fundraising Everywhere
Fundraising & Relationship Management
Grant & Award Management
Automating Your Process with Award Management APIsCarrie Goldberger - Blackbaud
Grant & Award Management
Blackbaud Grantmaking's New SKY UX View Deep DiveCassy Crabtree - Blackbaud
Vin St. John - Blackbaud
Jennipher Noble - Blackbaud
Grant & Award Management
Five Technology Change Management StepsStacy Rooney - Blackbaud
Grant & Award Management
Launching Blackbaud Grantmaking's New SKY UX ViewCassy Crabtree - Blackbaud
Vin St. John - Blackbaud
Grant & Award Management
Launching Your Scholarship Review Season the Right WayNick Fazzini - Blackbaud
Grant & Award Management
Healthcare
Adapting Grateful Patient Philanthropy in a Digital WorldErin Stitzel, FAHP, CFRE - Accordant Health
Taylor Traviesa - Tampa General Hospital Foundation
Roy Lowdenback - Baptist Health Foundation
Healthcare
Building Processes and Team Dynamics in a Healthcare MergerKrista Matia - Blackbaud Inc
Healthcare
Effective Reporting Is a Team Sport: What Happens When Finance and Development Work TogetherTammy Batchelor, CFRE - Cause and Solution, Inc.
Jamie Lundien, MBA, CPA - Cause and Solution, Inc.
Healthcare
Five in 30: The Five Best Ways to Optimize Online Donation PagesCharles Lehosit - RKD Group
Suzanne Anderson - RKD Group
Healthcare
Rocking Your World with Moves Management in Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT®Jeff McAloon - Saint John's Regional Hospital Foundation
Wendy Smith - Sargent Solutions
Healthcare
SUPER SESSION: Explore Trends in Healthcare and Chart a Path to Thrive in the New NormalPage Bullington - Blackbaud
Betsy Taylor - Accordant Health
Mark McCampbell - Advancement Resources
Eddie Thompson - Thompson & Associates
Healthcare
Three Genius Ways Healthcare Organizations Are Using Their DataLiza Turcotte - Blackbaud
Healthcare
Higher Education
Alumni Participation Rate: Friend or Foe?Steph McCluskey - Blackbaud
Higher Education
Awarding Freshmen Scholarships: A Case StudyKeith Brown - UW-Madison
Alison Rice - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Kevin Zalanowski - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Higher Education
Change Management: Moving Your Team ForwardMichael Reardon - Blackbaud
Higher Education
Direct Marketing in a Pandemic: How to Survive and ThriveStacy Rooney - Blackbaud
Higher Education
Going Live with Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT® During a PandemicMary Kathryn Nunes - Blackbaud
Allison Phillips - Illinois Institute of Technology
Higher Education
Guided Fundraising: A Recipe for Data Driven Multi-Channel FundraisingAndy Hogan - Blackbaud
Kristine Miller - Gonzaga University
Higher Education
Higher Education Strategy and Solution OverviewAlison Madrigal - Blackbaud
Chris Krackeler - Blackbaud
Alania Cater - Blackbaud
Higher Education
Practical Management Strategies to Maximize Officer ProductivityJoy Pohland Janssen - Blackbaud
Jeremy Wang - Temple University
Higher Education
Strategies for Engaging Your ApplicantsCarrie Goldberger - Blackbaud
Lauren Janney - Cape Fear Community College
Higher Education
SUPER SESSION: Higher Education Kickoff—A Panel Discussion with Industry ExpertsChris Krackeler - Blackbaud
James Wiley - Eduventures
Jamie Harper - Microsoft
Cara Giacomini - Council for Advancement and Support of Education
Higher Education
Trends in Higher Education Fundraising During a PandemicCarrie Cobb - Blackbaud
Sam Venable - Blackbaud
Higher Education
Using Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT® to Improve Financial StewardshipJohn Cashman - Blackbaud
Higher Education
We're Getting NXT! Now What?Kayla Lee - Blackbaud Inc.
Becca Paylor - Wingate University
Jami Black - Middlebury College
Higher Education
K–12
A Tale of Compassion: How The Shipley School's Community Came Together During a PandemicJosie Burri - The Shipley School
Michael Turner - The Shipley School
K–12
Major Gift Success Recipes: Unlocking the Gems of Target AnalyticsMary Zimmerman - Regis Jesuit High School
Lawrence Henze - Blackbaud Target Analytics
K–12
SUPER SESSION: Powering a Strong, Resilient SchoolTravis Warren - Blackbaud
K–12
The Show Must Go On(line)!Gen Kaady -
Allie Coutu - Catlin Gabel School
K–12
Marketing & Engagement
10 Surefire Ways to Supercharge Your ContentNyleva Corley - Blackbaud
Marketing & Engagement
2020 State of Advocacy: Building a Winning Advocacy ProgramChristopher Masak - Advocacy for the Alzheimer's Association
Kerry Donohue - National Eating Disorders
Will Lopez - Phone2Action
Marketing & Engagement
Best Practices in Virtual VolunteeringLizzie Schaffer - Blackbaud
Corbit Harrison - Carr Engineering, provider of VolunteerHub
Brandon Hall - ServeHub
Allen Kramer - Mobilize
Marketing & Engagement
Leading With Digital: How a simple shift in mindset can greatly shift your revenueErik Rubadeau - Yeeboo Digital
Marketing & Engagement
Winning Back Lapsed Donors—Not Just Hoping for the BestStu Manewith - Omatic Software
Bailey Benzle - Omatic Software
Marketing & Engagement
Your Donor Has a Mission, TooSophia Latto - Blackbaud
Marketing & Engagement
Nonprofits
AI for Fundraising: How to start with machine learningTim Paris - Dataro
Nonprofits
ASIA-PACIFIC SUPER SESSION: The 8 Principles of a Successful OptimistMark Stevenson - Futurist, Author, Entrepreneur
Nonprofits
Best Practice Data Collection, Management, and Use of Data to Meet Future Community and Donor ExpectationsKatherine Raskob - Fundraising Institute of Australia
Yael Wasserman - Mission Australia
Olivia Jary - Children’s Hospital Foundation
Nonprofits
Campaigns from Start to Finish Jessica Maloney - 4KIDS of South Florida
Lauren Kostoff - 4KIDS of South Florida
Nonprofits
CANADA SUPER SESSION: Welcome to Blackbaud Canada, Eh?Mike Gianoni - Blackbaud
David Benjamin - Blackbaud
Allan Hoffmann - Blackbaud
Nonprofits
Embracing Digital Transformation for Marketing Bo Crader - Blackbaud
Nonprofits
From Insight to Action: Using Analytics and Benchmarking in Fundraising StrategyPaige Grainger - Blackbaud
John Wilburn - National Park Foundation
Nonprofits
Hidden Treasure: Overcoming the Biggest Barriers to Fundraising SuccessSean Triner - Moceanic
Nonprofits
'Never waste a good crisis' - Capital Raising, Agility, and Resilience in BusinessAnnabelle Chauncy - School for Life
Nonprofits
Optimize Your Virtual Workforce, Presented by WhiteOwl, the Developers of PaperSaveHolly Condon - PaperSave
Nonprofits
Reinventing Your Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Program (Beyond Going Virtual)Robyn Mendez - Blackbaud
Shana Masterson - Blackbaud
Nonprofits
Storytelling for the head and the heart in a capital campaignDaniel Lalor - MS Queensland
Nonprofits
Storytelling with FinancialsStephanie Skryzowski - 100 Degrees Consulting
Nonprofits
SUPER SESSION: Resilient Nonprofits Navigating 2021 TogetherKelley Jarrett - Blackbaud
Nzinga Koné Miller - M+R
Marco Corona - One80 Place
Jessica Sotelo - World Wildlife Fund
Nonprofits
Tap Your Supporter Base for New Donor AcquisitionLiza Turcotte - Blackbaud
Nonprofits
There's a tile for that, 2020 - The Sky's the LimitStu Hawkins - RedArc
Nonprofits
What Is “Normal,” Anyway? Using Long-Term Trends to Understand the Road AheadAshley Thompson - Blackbaud
Nonprofits
Payments
Blackbaud Merchant Services – A critical tool in growing your revenueMina Mistry - Blackbaud
Shaun Porteous - Blackbaud
Payments
Using Blackbaud Merchant Services™ to Navigate Post COVID-19 Payment TrendsClint Boswell - Blackbaud
Lee Turner - Blackbaud
Payments
Professional Development
7 Steps for Giving Effective FeedbackMonica Mutter - Blackbaud
Professional Development
Burnt Out Business Leaders Rarely Make Their NumbersProfessor Pete Alexander - PeteAlexander.com
Professional Development
Microsoft Power Platform + Raiser’s Edge NXT: Turning Possibility into RealityLinton Myers - Blackbaud
Professional Development
Microsoft Power Platform + Raiser’s Edge NXT: Turning Possibility into Reality (Rebroadcasted)Linton Myers - Blackbaud
Professional Development
Waste Not! Identify and Eliminate Waste in Your Business Processes and OperationJackie Huffman - Blackbaud
Professional Development
Sector Leadership & Trends
Digital Leadership: People Before TechnologyAmy Sample Ward - NTEN
Kimberly Lewis - Goodwill Industries of East Texas, Inc.
Sector Leadership & Trends
Meeting Supporter Needs Through Digital CommunicationsJen Shang - Institute for Sustainable Philanthropy
Sector Leadership & Trends
The Changing Identity of the Social SectorCheryl Contee - Do Big Things
Derrick Feldmann - INFLUENCE|SG
Sector Leadership & Trends

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