Education Sessions: Overview by Tracks


Education Sessions: Overview by Tracks
The 2017 Planet Philanthropy Conference features 48 education sessions around eight distinct education tracks to meet your current and future career needs.
Sunday, June 25, 2017
4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.:  Open Plenary
Alex Sheen - "Because I Said I Would"
Monday, June 26, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.:  Breakfast Plenary
Adam White - "Made For Greatness”
Annual Giving Major Gifts & Prospect Development Planned Giving Communications & Social Media Special Events & Marketing Stewardship & Donor Relations Career Development & Trends in Philanthropy Best Practices
Session #1: 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
From Charity to Philanthropy: Giving for Change Instead of Giving Change
- Jane Lanier, CFRE
Leveraging Relationship Mapping to Develop Gift Strategy
- Charles
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Planned Giving (That We Could Cram Into an Hour)
- Richard Lehrman
Storytelling: Promoting Your Organization to Donors
- Leon Fooksman
Fundraising Success: Creating an Annual Marketing Campaign
- Merrill Stewart
Relentless Relationship-Building, How a Laser
Focus on Stewardship Improves Retention and Overall Giving
- Mandy Cloninger, CFRE
Session #2: 11:05 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Crass Commercialism? Partnering with Businesses
- Karen Eber Davis
Collective Impact: Ordinary Goals Yielding Extraordinary Results
- Tony Beall
Ethical Fundraising with Seniors
- David
YouTwitFace: Crafting Your Social Media Personality
- Jill Witecki and Gina Moccio
Fund a Need: Seven Steps to a Profitable PaddleRaiser
- Sherry Truhlar
When you Dance with a Gorilla, the Gorilla Leads!
- Alyce Lee Stansbury, CFRE 
How to Break-up with a Board Member (And How to Avoid Getting There in the First Place!)
- Gerry Czarnecki
What's in Your Elevator Speech? How to Enhance Your Written and Verbal Presentation Skills
- Wendy Proctor, CFRE
12:40 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.:  Lunch Plenary
Gail Perry - "Fired Up Fundraising"
Session #3: 2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Doing the Hustle: Discovery Calls for Beginners
- Jennifer Moore, CFRE and Mandy Cloninger, CFRE
Rigorous Prospect Management: from Identification to Transformation
- Richard Russell, CFRE and Megan Wenrich
Planned Giving 101 Boot Camp: From the View of a Board Member Who Wants You to Close the Deal
- Michael Faehner
Social Media Tips, Tactics, and Apps for 2017
- Josh Hirsch
How Micro-Donations
Can Make a
Big Impact
- Trimeka Benjamin
Donor Cultivation: Moves Management and Technology
- Ryan Perry and Merrill Stewart
Women Fuel Philanthropy
- Debra Faulk and Ann Madsen
Branding for Mission
- Sam Stern and Murray Devine
Session #4: 3:50 p.m. - 5:05 p.m.
Foundation Outreach:  Strategies for Success
- Jan Kary, CFRE
The Ask
- Emily Benham, CFRE
Avoid the Seven Deadly Sins of Planned Giving
- Margaret May Damen
Winning Donor Attention is Now the Variable of Success in Fundraising. Come Learn How Attention-Focused Fundraising Can Work for You!
- Ian Adair
 The Essentials of Corporate Sponsorship – A New Approach
- Colleen Lockwood
The Five
Donor Love Languages
- Tammy Zonker
Before You Leave That Interview! What You Should Hear In an Interview Before You Take That Next Development Leadership Role
- Tuesdi Dyer
Why You Must Diversify Your Fundraising Department
- Karen Revels
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Annual Giving Major Gifts & Prospect Development Planned Giving Communications & Social Media Special Events & Marketing Stewardship & Donor Relations Career Development & Trends in Philanthropy Best Practices
Session #5: 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Ask with Confidence: Tools to Communicate Your Vision
- Christa Mannarino, CFRE
Building Your Board’s Culture of Philanthropy: A Guide on How to Assess, Address and Impact Board Engagement in the Fundraising Process
- Liz Wooten-Reschke
Ethics and Social Responsibility
- Katie Blanco Bourdeau, CFRE
Direct Mail: I'm Not Dead Yet!
- Scott Robertson
Beyond the Event: Creative Approaches to Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
- Mark Becker
Creating Powerful Corporate Relationships
- Tammy Charles
What's Now? What's Next? Top Ten Trends in Philanthropy
- Glenn Kaufhold
Local vs. National Staff: Can't We All Just Get Along?
- Jan Kary, CFRE
Session #6: 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Never a No: Overcoming Rejection Training for New Staff, Volunteers, and Board Members
- Molly Longmire
What Your Data is Doing (or Not Doing) for Your Fundraising Program
- Holly Parrish, CFRE
Multi-Generational Giving: Understanding the Changing Landscape
- Jim Ebenhoch
Connective Impact: How Optimal Communications Drives Donor Engagement
- Sam Stern
The Crossroads of Politics and Policy: How to Advocate Without Getting Run Over
- Jack Levine
Want to Attract, Retain and Renew Donors? Put Your “Brand” House in Order
- R. Trent Thompson
Are You Stepping on Your CEO’s Shoes or Doing the Two-Step to Raise More Major Gifts?
- Mandy Cloninger, CFRE
Best Practices for Fundraising from a Modern Family
- Sara Leonard, CFRE
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.:  Lunch Plenary
Brett Culp - "TBD"