bbcon Virtual 2021 is a global gathering and we're working hard to create curated experiences for you!

For a glimpse into of what to expect in October, dig deeper into the breakout sessions offered at bbcon 2020.

NORTH AMERICA

All times listed below are in U.S. Eastern Time (EDT).

10:45 a.m.–11:00 a.m. EDT
Mindful Moments
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. EDT

Welcome and Virtual Mainstage Kickoff

Blackbaud’s Mike Gianoni, Catherine LaCour, David Benjamin, and Odessa Jenkins, and Special Guests Olympian Dara Torres and Amy Poehler

12:00–12:15 p.m. EDT
Break/Interlude
12:15–1:15 p.m. EDT
Super Sessions (by Org Type/Vertical)
1:15–1:45 p.m. EDT
Marketplace/Ask the Experts/Networking
1:15–2:15 p.m. EDT
Super Session (Canada)
1:45–2:15 p.m. EDT

Breakout Sessions

2:15–2:30 p.m. EDT

Break/Interlude
2:30–3:30 p.m. EDT

Virtual Mainstage: Your Partner in a Changing World

Fireside Chat with Blackbaud CEO Mike Gianoni and Tech for Transformation with Blackbaud Product Leadership and customers

3:30–5:00 p.m. EDT

Marketplace/Ask the Experts/Networking
10:45 a.m.–11:00 a.m. EDT

Mindful Moments

11:00a.m.–12:00 p.m. EDT

Virtual Mainstage: Working in a Changing World

Featuring author and emotional intelligence expert Marc Brackett and Expert Advice for Tomorrow

12:00–12:30 p.m. EDT
Marketplace/Ask the Experts/Networking
12:30–1:00 p.m. EDT

Breakout Sessions

1:15–1:45 p.m. EDT

Breakout Sessions

1:45–2:15 p.m. EDT
Marketplace
2:15–2:45 p.m. EDT
3:00–3:30 p.m. EDT

Virtual Mainstage: Resilience and Hope in a Changing World

Fireside Chat with Professor, Philosopher, Author, and Activist Dr. Cornel West

3:30–5:00 p.m. EDT

Marketplace/Ask the Experts/Networking
11:00 a.m.–11:15 a.m. EDT
Mindful Moments
11:15–11:45 a.m. EDT
11:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m. EDT
Break/Interlude
12:00–12:30 p.m. EDT
12:30–1:00 p.m. EDT
Marketplace/Ask the Experts/Networking
1:00–1:45 p.m. EDT
1:45–2:00 p.m. EDT
Break/Interlude
2:00–2:45 p.m. EDT

Virtual Mainstage: Reimagining the Future in a Changing World

FRDM Founder and CEO Justin Dillon, Emmy-nominated host Padma Lakshmi chat Catherine LaCour, Chief Marketing Officer at Blackbaud

EUROPE

All times listed below are in British Summer Time (BST).

2:00–3:00 p.m. BST
SUPER SESSION: What does the future hold?
 
with Futorologist, Writer, and Entreprenuer Mark Stevenson
3:00–3:15 p.m. BST

Break/Interlude

3:15–3:45 p.m. BST

What we've learned from hosting over 100 virtual events

with Simon Scriver and Nikki Bell from Funding Everywhere

3:45–4:00 p.m. BST
Marketplace/Networking
4:00–5:00 p.m. BST

Welcome and Virtual Mainstage Kickoff 

Blackbaud’s Mike Gianoni, Catherine LaCour, David Benjamin, and Odessa Jenkins, and Special Guests Olympian Dara Torres and Amy Poehler

All day 1 North America sessions also available on demand.

2:00–2:30 p.m. BST
How to Love Your Donors During the Aftermath of COVID-19
with Jen Shang at the Institute for Sustainable Philanthropy
2:30–2:45 p.m. BST

Break/Interlude

2:45–3:15 p.m. BST
Event Fundraising Success — Focus and Future: Insights on How to Build Back Better
with Julie Roberts of Moore Strategic
3:15–4:00 p.m. BST
Marketplace/Ask the Experts/Networking
4:00–4:45 p.m. BST

Virtual Mainstage: Working in a Changing World

Featuring author and emotional intelligence expert Marc Brackett and Expert Advice for Tomorrow

4:45–5:30 p.m. BST
Marketplace/Ask the Experts/Networking

All day 1 North America sessions also available on demand.

2:00–2:30 p.m. BST
How to grow a successful online community from the ground up
with Lesley Pinder of the British Red Cross and Lucy Caldicott at ChangeOut
2:30–2:45 p.m. BST

Break/Interlude

2:45–3:15 p.m. BST
Key steps to event curation success: Insights from the first ever BAME Conference
with Martha Awojobi at JMB Consulting
3:15–5:00 p.m. BST
Marketplace/Ask the Experts/Networking

ASIA–PACIFIC

All times listed below are in Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT).

12:00–1:00 p.m. AEDT
SUPER SESSION: The 8 Principles of a Successful Optimist
 
with Futorologist, Writer, and Entreprenuer Mark Stevenson
1:00–1:15 p.m. AEDT

Break/Interlude

1:15–1:45 p.m. AEDT
'Never waste a good crisis' - Capital Raising, Agility, and Resilience in Business
with Annabelle Chauncy at School for Live
1:45–2:00 p.m. AEDT
Break/Interlude
2:00–2:30 p.m. AEDT

AI for Fundraising: How to start with machine learning

with Tim Paris, CEO at Dataro

2:30–3:30 p.m. AEDT
Marketplace/Ask the Experts/Networking

All day 1 North America sessions also available on demand.

11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. AEDT

Welcome and Virtual Mainstage Kickoff

Blackbaud’s Mike Gianoni, Catherine LaCour, David Benjamin, and Odessa Jenkins, and Special Guests Olympian Dara Torres and Amy Poehler

12:00–12:15 p.m. AEDT

Break/Interlude

12:15–12:45 p.m. AEDT

Storytelling for the head and the heart in a capital campaign

join Daniel Lalor of MS Queensland

12:45–1:45 p.m. AEDT
Marketplace/Ask the Experts/Networking
1:45–2:15 p.m. AEDT
There's a tile for that, 2020 - The Sky's the Limit
with Founder of Red Arc, Stu Hawkins
2:15–3:00 p.m. AEDT
Marketplace/Ask the Experts/Networking

All day 2 North America sessions also available on demand.

11:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m. AEDT
Marketplace/Ask the Experts/Networking
12:00–1:00 p.m. AEDT

Virtual Mainstage: Your Partner in a Changing World

Fireside Chat with Blackbaud CEO Mike Gianoni and Tech for Transformation with Blackbaud Product Leadership and customers

1:00–1:30 p.m. AEDT
Break/Interlude
1:30–2:00 p.m. AEDT
Best Practice Data Collection, Management, and Use of Data to Meet Future Community and Donor Expectations
with Katherine Raskob of Fundraising Institute of Australia, Yael Wasserman at Mission Australia, Olivia Jary at Children’s Hospital Foundation
2:00–2:15 p.m. AEDT
Break/Interlude
2:15–2:45 p.m. AEDT
Hidden Treasure: Overcoming the Biggest Barriers to Fundraising Success
with Founder of Moceanic, Sean Triner
2:45–3:30 p.m. AEDT
Marketplace/Ask the Experts/Networking
Note: Agenda is subject to change.