Summer Symposium Program

Summer Symposium 2019: A Space for Invention
Full Program


Thursday, July 11

7:30am - 6:30pm
Registration Opens
7:30am - 8:30am
Joint GI.GUSA Executive Committee Meeting (Breakfast Served)
8:45am - 9:45am
Committee Meetings: Marketing, Membership, Program & Education, Resource Development
10:00am - 11:00am
Giving USA Foundation Board Meeting
11:00am - 12:00pm
The Giving Institute Board Meeting
12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Giving Institute Annual Meeting
1:00 - 1:30pm
1:30 - 2:00pm

Welcome Session in Three Parts:

Welcome: We Are Gathered on the Traditional Land of the Coast Salish People

Ken Workman, Duwamish Tribal Council Member

A Space for Invention: Schedule of Events, What to Expect
Kate Roosevelt, Chair, Summer Symposium

Lightning Talks Teaser: A Quick Look Inside The Giving Institute and This Summer Symposium
Derek Alley, Arthur Alley; Ryan Woroniecki, DonorSearch
2:00 - 2:45pm
Investing in Equity and Opportunity: New Approaches to Systemic Issues
Kiran Ahuja, CEO, Philanthropy Northwest; Tony Mestres, President & CEO, Seattle Foundation
2:45 - 3:00pm
3:00 - 4:00pm
Lightning Talks: Round One

AFP Leadership Forum
Mike Geiger, CEO, AFP

Coaching to Improve the Performance of Major Gift and Planned Gift Officers
Daniel McDiarmid, AskRIGHT

Learnings from the LGBT Giving Project
Kris Hermanns, Seattle Foundation

Planned Giving Research Project Update
Dave Smith, Heaton Smith Group

Maintaining Professional Relationships
Mark McCampbell, Advancement Resources

The Role of Push-Button Intel
Gerry Lawless, iWave

Workplace Culture
Lauren Steiner, Grants Plus
4:00 - 4:15pm
4:15 - 5:00pm
The Future of Giving Days
Jon Biedermann, DonorPerfect; Jeni Craswell, Hopelink; Charlie Mulligan, GiveCab
5:00 - 5:30pm
5:30 - 6:00pm
Charter bus from Hotel Monaco to Waterways Cruises dock
6:00 - 6:30pm
Boarding the Emerald Star
6:30 - 9:30pm
Sunset Dinner Cruise aboard the Emerald Star
9:30 - 10:00pm
Charter bus returns to Hotel Monaco

Friday, July 12

8:00 - 8:30am
8:30 - 9:15am
Being Boundless: A Conversation with Connie Kravas, Recently Retired Senior Vice President of Advancement, University of Washington
Moderated by Martin Grenzebach, Grenzeback Glier & Associates
9:15 - 9:30am
9:30 - 10:15am
Building the Impact Investing Movement
Dr. Stephanie Gripne, Founder and CEO, Impact Investing Institute
10:15 - 10:30am
10:30 - 11:15am
Lightning Talks: Round Two

The Future of Philanthropy: The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Giving
Brenda Asare, The Alford Group

Generosity Commission Update
Ted Grossnickle, Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates, Inc.

The Evolution of Corporate Social Responsibility
Rachel Hutchisson, Blackbaud

Giving USA 2019 Report
Rick Dunham, Dunham + Company

Generational Differences in the Workplace
Katie Lord, Byrne Pelofsky + Associates, LLC

Donor-Advised Fund Research Update
Laura MacDonald, Benefactor Group
11:15 - 11:30am
11:30am - 12:15pm
What Exactly is a Chief Privacy Officer and Why Does Seattle Have One?
Ginger Armbuster, Chief Privacy Officer, City of Seattle, and former Senior Privacy Manager, Microsoft
12:15 - 1:15pm
Lunch Roundtable Discussions: What's Keeping You Up at Night?
1:15 - 1:30pm
1:30 - 2:30pm
Transforming Seattle's Waterfront: A Model Public-Private Partnership
Bob Davidson, CEO, Seattle Aquarium; Heidi Hughes, Executive Director, Friends of Waterfront Seattle; Stuart Rolfe, Wright Hotels Inc.
2:30 - 3:45pm
Walking tour and view of the waterfront
3:45 - 4:00pm
4:00 - 4:45pm
The Customer is Everything: Where Net Promoter Score Matters (and Where It Doesn't)
Todd Baylis, Qgiv; Jon Biedermann, DonorPerfect; Parrish Snyder, OneCause
4:45 - 6:00pm
Dine Arounds: The Best of Seattle, from Salmon to Satay
Sign up onsite for a pre-made reservation at some of Seattle's best restaurants. Cost of meal is on own.

Saturday, July 13

8:00 - 8:30am
8:30 - 9:15am
Campaign Planning: New Approaches to Assessing Leadership Giving Potential
Julia McGuire, Campbell & Company; Cedric Richner, Richner + Richner; Ann Jennings Shackleford, Arthur Alley
9:15 - 9:30am
9:30 - 11:30am
Storytelling in the Digital Age: Strategies to Stand Out, Get Noticed, and Build Your Movement
Julia Campbell, J Campbell Social Marketing
11:30am - 12:00pm
Closing Remarks


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