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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2016


REGISTRATION & NETWORKING (8:00 - 9:00 AM)
Come early and enjoy a taste of Baltimore’s Zeke’s Coffee Bar. Breakfast options available nearby and onsite at the convention center.


WELCOME & OPENING PLENARY (9:00 - 9:45 AM)
Featuring Heather Iliff, President & CEO of Maryland Nonprofits, Beverley Francis-Gibson, Board Chair of Maryland Nonprofits,
and Anne Wallestad, President & CEO of BoardSource.


MORNING BREAKOUTS
Choose between a two-and-a-half-hour deep-dive session or keep it fast-paced with a couple of shorter, hour-long sessions.



 BREAKOUT #1 (10 AM - 12:30 PM)


 BREAKOUT #2 (10 - 11 AM)

Collaboration for Greater Impact and Social Change Creative Arts: A Pathway to Inclusion

 

Grant Writing for Beginners

Top 5 Challenges Facing Nonprofit Boards


Crafting an Impactful Digital Presence

Rock Your Pitch: Convincing Donors and Volunteers to Join Your Cause


Nonprofit CEOs: Preparing Yourself and Your Organization for Leadership Transition

Finding Hidden Value in Internal & External Collaborations

Talent Development for Nonprofit Leaders

Using Data to Transparently Amplify Impact

Community Placemaking: How to Co-Create Shared Wealth

BREAK (11 - 11:30 AM)

 


 BREAKOUT #3 (11:30 AM - 12:30 PM)


Jump Start Your Nonprofit:
Build a Strategic Human Capital Plan!


Focus on Volunteers: A Special Panel with the Governor's Office of Service and Volunteerism

Board Diversity and Inclusion

Enhancing Leadership by Knowing Your Why

How We View Aging and Older Adults: New Research Findings



OFF SITE LUNCH BREAK
 (12:30 - 2 PM)
At lunchtime, join your colleagues for an optional,
on-site working lunch session on targeted topics,
or grab a friend and have lunch on your own at one of
Baltimore’s great Inner Harbor restaurants.

 


  ON-SITE LUNCH TOPICAL DISCUSSION  (12:45 - 1:45 PM)


Engaging Contract Fundraisers: Strategies for Success
Not All Fundraising Events Are Created Equal: How to Increase Revenue At Yours
Crafting a Volunteer Program that Appeals to Corporate Partners
All Stakeholders Matter: Equitable, Ethical Interactions with People in Program Evaluation
Strategies for Smart Staff Recruitment
Success Story: The Empty Bowl Project- A model for nonprofit collaboration
Fearless Grant Applications: How the Grants Process Should Work
How to be a Better Collaborator
Maryland Nonprofits' New Member Orientation
 

KEYNOTE & AWARDS CEREMONY (2 - 3 PM)
Featuring Robert Egger of LA Kitchen and recognition of Standards for Excellence accredited organizations in Maryland.

BREAK  (3 - 3:30 PM) 
Our afternoon break will feature another great Baltimore enterprise, Taharka Brothers Ice Cream!


 BREAKOUT #4 (3:30 - 4:30 PM)



A Blueprint to Building an Effective Nonprofit Board

Creating a Vision for Change
Building a Coalition: Fighting for the Rights of LGBTQ Youth in Maryland
Show Me the Money - Deliver the Change: Your Guidebook to Government Funding
Find Your Next Partner: Organizational and Individual Skills Exchange
DNA of a Highly Engaged Culture
Accessibility Matters: Ensuring Accessibility for your Employees and Clients

Collective Impact Panel: Success Stories from the Field

NETWORKING RECEPTION (4:30 - 5:30 PM)
Be sure to stick around for our Networking Reception at the end of the day to solidify the connections you’ve made
and reflect on important next steps with your colleagues.





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 OPTIONAL LUNCH WORKING SESSIONS (12:30 - 1:30 PM)


 Engaging Contract Fundraisers: Strategies for Success
 


 OPTIONAL LUNCH WORKING SESSIONS (12:30 - 1:30 PM)


 Engaging Contract Fundraisers: Strategies for Success
Saida Agostini
Director of Community Engagement and Youth Policy
Free State Legal & Equality Maryland
Allison Albert
Membership & Marketing Director
Maryland Nonprofits
Linda Gill Anderson
Consultant
Anderson & Associates
Sharon Anderson
CEO
Anderson & Associates
Debbe Billet-Roumel
Executive Director
Silver Spring Village
Cynthia Bledsoe
CEO
Blue Stage Group
Alayna Buckner
CEO
Elevate
Heather Carpenter
Assistant Professor / Nonprofit Consultant
Momentum for Impact
Carlye Christianson
Advisor
The Offices of Carlye Christianson
Sarah Conroy
HR Business Consultant
CliftonLarsonAllen
Billy Daly
Data Analyst
Baltimore Corps
Laurie DeYoung
Host, Laurie DeYoung Morning Show
WPOC
Dr. Tekemia Dorsey
Consultant/Trainer
The Creative GRP, LLC
Robert Egger
Founder & President
L.A. Kitchen
Beverley Francis-Gibson
Executive Director
NAMI Howard County
Blair Franklin
Prevention Program Manager
STAR TRACK
Seth Franz
Founder & Executive Director
Volunteering Untapped
Sharon Friedman
Consultant
Montgomery Moving Forward/Friedman Strategies, LLC
Kimberly Fusco
Principal
Ellin & Tucker
Peggy Gagen
Director of Regional Partnerships and Health Program Officer
United Way of Central Maryland
Elizabeth Gomez
Director of Operations
Baltimore Corps
Maurice Good
Founder
The Center for A Better Tomorrow
Dannie Greenberg
Senior Vice President
Elevate
Rajani Gudlavalleti
Consultant
 
Brandt Hardin
Artist
Visionary Inquiry
Rebecca Hardin
Performance Improvement Consultant
 
Tomi Hiers
Executive Director
Baltimore's Promise
Allan Hirsh
Executive Leadership Advisor
Allan Hirsh Advisors
Darryus Johnson
Member Relations Manager
Maryland Nonprofits
Dr. Rhonda Jones
CEO & Managing Member
Human Capital Focus, LLC
Jerri Kamicker
Grants Consultant
Rob Levit
Licensed Consultant, Standards for Excellence Institute
Creating Communities
Ladel Lewis
Senior Research Strategist
Meaningful Evidence, LLC
Virginia Knowlton Marcus
Executive Director
Disability Rights Maryland
Sarah MacFadden
Fellow, Performance Management Team Lead
Baltimore Corps
Fay Mauro
Executive Director
Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center
Lois Mikkila
Founder and Principal
LKM Consulting
Claudia Nagle
Executive Director
Diakonia
Michelle Nusum-Smith
Owner / Principal
The Word Woman LLC
Jane O'Leary
Retired Nonprofit Executive
Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant
Jen Pak
Digital Projects Director
Redstart Creative
S. Rasheem
CEO
Be More LLC
Pamela Ruiz
CEO
Federation EIL
Lindsay Sacco
Government Affairs Associate
G2G Consulting
Tony Sarmiento
Executive Director
Senior Service America Inc.
Elizabeth Scott
CEO
Brighter Strategies
Joy Spencer
Consultant
Joy Spencer Consulting
Melanie Spring
Chief Inspiration Officer
Sisarina
Rebecca Teaff
Chief Creative Officer
Redstart Creative
Don Tebbe
Consultant
Rina Thaler
Executive Director
Art League of Ocean City
Anne Wallestad
President and CEO
BoardSource
Ian Watlington
Disability Advocacy Specialist
National Disability Rights Network
Harriett Yaffe
Program Coordinator
Nonprofit Institute of the College of Southern Maryland
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