2017 Nonprofit Communication Conference Agenda

7:45 - 8:30 Registration | Coffee | Networking
8:30 - 8:40  Welcome
Dan Prater (Drury University)

Greeting from Presenting Sponsor
Thrivent Financial

8:45 - 9:20  Keynote
Ian Adair
9:30 - 10:30

Breakout Session #1

The Power of Social Media
Tara Rawlins (RAW Marketing)

Strategic Planning for Your Brand
Angela Winschel and Nate Sprehe (Almanac, Inc.)

Achieving Fundraising Freedom
Mary Valloni (Mary Valloni Consulting)

Project Management in the Nonprofit World
Cristy Gies (417 Project Management)

10:45 - 11:45

Breakout Session #2

Everyone Communicates but Few Connect
James Bonds (Well Driven Life LLC)

Telling Your Story Through Financial Statements
Barb Houser & Associates (KPM CPAs)

Leading From Your Strengths
Alia Stowers (Stowers Consulting)

11:50 - 12:45 Lunch
12:45 - 2:00

Breakout Session #3

Engagement in Fundraising
Ryan Owen (Children International)

Get Your Story in the Media
Cheryl Whitsitt (Springfield News-Leader), Ethan Forhetz (KY3/KSPR)

Enhancing Accountability and Engagement with the Great Game
Katie Davis (Dream Big Consulting

Learn How Attention-Focused Fundraising Can Work for You!
Ian Adair (Gracepoint Foundation & Strategy 27)

2:00 - 2:30

2:30 - 3:30

Breakout Session #4

Frameworks & Tools for Defining Desired Impact
Sarah Buek (Insight Partners Consulting, LLC)

Connecting Board and Staff Meetings to Strategic Outcomes
Russ White (The South Cabin Group)

Improving Engagement Through Internal Communication
Don Harkey (People Centric Consulting Group)

3:45 - 4:20 Ending Session
4:20 - 4:30 Closing Remarks and Giveaways