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
1:30 - 2:00pm

Welcome Session in Three Parts:

Honoring This Sacred Tribal Ground

A Space for Invention: Schedule of Events, What to Expect

Kate Roosevelt, Chair, Summer Symposium

Lightning Session: A Quick Look Inside The Giving Institute and Summer Symposium
Derek Alley, Arthur Alley; Ryan Woroniecki, DonorSearch
2:00 - 2:45pm
Advancing Racial Equity Through Grantmaking
2:45 - 3:15pm
3:15 - 4:00pm
Lightning Sessions
4:00 - 4:15pm
4:15 - 5:00pm
The Future of Giving Days
Charlie Mulligan, GiveCab; Jeni Craswell, Hopelink; Ryan Woroniecki, DonorSearch; and Jon Biedermann, Donor Perfect
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

8:30 - 9:30am
Breakfast Lightning Sessions
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
Campaign Planning: New Approaches to Assessing Leadership Giving Potential
11:15 - 11:30am
11:30am - 12:15pm
A Conversation with Ginger Armbuster, Chief Privacy Officer, City of Seattle
Moderated by Ryan Woroniecki, Donor Search
12:15 - 1:00pm
Lunch Roundtable Discussions
1:00 - 1:30pm
Walk to Friends of Waterfront Seattle/Seattle Aquarium
1:30 - 3:30
Transforming Seattle's Waterfront: A Model Public-Private Partnership
Bob Davidson, CEO, Seattle Aquarium; and Heidi Hughes, Executive Director, Friends of Waterfront Seattle
3:30 - 4:00pm
Walk back to Hotel Monaco
4:00 - 4:45pm
The Customer is Everything: Where Net Promoter Score Matters (and Where It Doesn't)
Todd Baylis, Qgiv; and Jon Biedermann, Donor Perfect
4:45 - 6:00pm
Dine Arounds: The Best of Seattle, from Salmon to Satay

Saturday, July 13

8:30 - 9:30am
A Conversation with Someone Who's Done It All and Seen It All
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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