2020 Conference Schedule

Date

Venue

OCTOBER 6 to

OCTOBER 15, 2020

ONLINE via

Zoom and CrowdCompass

Conference attendees can also access this schedule through the virtual event platform (CrowdCompass) on their desktop or mobile app. Select which sections you would like to add to your calendar and receive updates for when they will begin.

Please note: The virtual event platform and mobile app will be made available in September. Learn more about the workshops here.

 

Day 1 Schedule (Tuesday, October 6, 2020)

8:45 AM
Opening Session #1 featuring our Keynote Panel
9:50
Coffee Break
10:00
Workshop Session #1 (60 min)

Workshop 1A: Weathering the Storm: Considerations for Joint Ventures, Commercial Co-Ventures and Mergers Post COVID-19

Workshop 1B: Aligning Messaging to Expand Engagement: Lessons Learned from the Vermont Resilience Messaging Project

11:00
Coffee Break
11:30
Workshop Session #2 (60 min)

Workshop 2A: Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

Workshop 2B: Becoming a Virtual Virtuoso

12:30 PM
Coffee Break
1:00
Virtual Networking Sessions
2:00
Conference Day 1 Ends

Day 2 Schedule (Wednesday, October 7, 2020)

10:00 AM
Sponsor Workshop Session #1

Massachusetts CORE Plan Presents: Why Offering Retirement Benefits Matters
AllWays Health Partners Presents: Updates on COVID-19 and Vaccinations
People’s United Bank Presents: Is Your Nonprofit Agile Enough to Handle the Next Crisis? How Automation Can Prepare You For What’s Next

11:00
Coffee Break
11:30
We encourage attendees to use today to schedule meetings with fellow attendees using the attendee list provided in the virtual event platform.

 Day 3 Schedule (Thursday, October 8, 2020)

9:00 AM
Opening Session #2 featuring our Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, Chaplain Tina Chéry
9:45
Coffee Break
10:00
Workshop Session #3 (60 min)

Workshop 3A: How to Develop Inclusive Communications and Fundraising Strategies

Workshop 3B: Problem, Process, People: Tools to Manage Projects with a Distributed Workforce

11:00
Coffee Break
11:30
Workshop Session #4 (60 min)

Workshop 4A: Corporate Partnerships in a Time of Pandemic and Protests

Workshop 4B: Evaluation, Reporting, and Learning in the Era of COVID

12:30 PM
Conference Day 3 Ends

Day 4 Schedule (Tuesday, October 13, 2020)

9:00 AM
Opening Session #3 featuring our Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, Jay Lynch, and Governor Charlie Baker
9:45
Coffee Break
10:00
Workshop Session #5 (60 min)

Workshop 5A: Organizational Change to Achieve Equity

Workshop 5B: Advocacy in the Age of COVID-19

11:00
Coffee Break
11:30
Workshop Session #6 (60 min)

Workshop 6A: Crises as a Catalyst: A Call for Race Equity & Inclusive Leadership

Workshop 6B: Turning Ordinary Donors into Mega-Donors

12:30 PM
Coffee Break
1:00
Virtual Networking Sessions
2:00
Conference Day 4 Ends

Day 5 Schedule (Wednesday, October 14, 2020)

10:00 AM
Sponsor Workshop Session #2

AAFCPAs Presents: AAFCPAs Open Office Hours
The Kelliher Corbett Group at Morgan Stanley Presents: Modern Investment & Spending Policy Statements and Contemporary Asset Allocation
Insource Services, Inc. Presents: Working Remotely – Insource Shares Security, Collaboration and Efficiency Tips

11:00
Coffee Break
11:30
We encourage attendees to use today to schedule meetings with fellow attendees using the attendee list provided in the virtual event platform.

Day 6 Schedule (Thursday, October 15, 2020)

9:00 AM
Opening Session #4 featuring our Keynote Speaker, Kevin Washington
9:45
Coffee Break
10:00
Workshop Session #7 (60 min)

Workshop 7A: Leading with Racial Justice: Moving Beyond Good Intentions in Governance

Workshop 7B: Funding Then and Now: How Funder Practices Have Shifted Due to Two Crises

11:00
Coffee Break
11:30
Workshop Session #8 (60 min)

Workshop 8A: Passing the Torch: Engaging Young Professionals in the Nonprofit Sector

Workshop 8B: Collaborate with Positivity: Improv Superpowers to Improv Communication & Innovation

12:30 PM
Conference Day 6 Ends

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