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Indiana Philanthropy Day Agenda

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibits Open

8:30 - 9:25 a.m.  Opening Keynote Session, "Donor-Centered Leadership" presented by Penelope Burk

9:40 - 10:30 a.m.  Breakout Sessions I

  • "Marketing Legacy Gifts:  Strategies That Work" presented by Claudine Donikian, Pentera
  • "Readying Your Lead Gift Prospects for a Campaign!" presented by Angela White, CFRE, JGA
  • "Live from Delaware Street!  Special Events to Attract Diverse Audiences" presented by Erin Trisler, Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site
  • "The Board's Role in Fundraising" presented by Dave Sternberg, Loring Sternberg & Associates

10:30 - 10:40 a.m.  Break

10:40 - 11:30 a.m.  Breakout Sessions II

  • "Spotting Life Events" presented by Emil Kallina
  • "Campaigns for Small Nonprofits" presented by Nick Parkevich, Loring Sternberg & Associates
  • "Crisis Communication for Nonprofits" presented by Frederick C. Bagg, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA, St. Francis Hospital & Health Centers and Dan P. Millar, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA, Millar Communication Strategies
  • "Donor Centered Fundraising" presented by Penelope Burk

11:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.  Exhibitors Open

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.  Philanthropy Awards Luncheon

1:40 - 2:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions III

  • "Planned Giving: The Secret to a Successful Campaign" presented by Bruce Bigelow, Charitable Development Consulting and Carol Kolmerten, Charitable Development Consulting
  • "Fundraising Analytics:  Using Data to Guide Strategy Part I" presented by Joshua Birkholz, Bentz Whaley Flessner
  • "Communication Measurement on a Shoestring Budget" presented by Angela Sinickas, ABC, IABC Fellow, Sinickas Communications
  • "Relationship Between the CEO and Director of Development" presented by Michael I. Crowther, Indianapolis Zoological Society; Tim Ardillo, CFRE, Indianapolis Zoo; Chuck Webster, University High School; and Jeannie Infante Sager, University High School

2:30 - 2:45 p.m.  Break

2:45 - 3:30 p.m.  Breakout Sessions IV

  • "Engaging Donor Conversations" presented by Dave Holaday
  • "Fundraising Analytics:  Using Data to Guide Strategy Part II" presented by Joshua Birkholz, Bentz Whaley Flessner
  • "Meet the Funders:  Corporate Giving Panel" panelists Karen Jung, ExactTarget Foundation; Greg Fennig, Indianapolis Power & Light Company; and Natalie Guzman, Fifth Third Bank
  • "Social Media and The Changing Communication Landscape" presented by Frederick C. Bagg, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA, St. Francis Hospital & Health Centers and Andrew Hayenga, MA, Bohlsen Group

3:30 - 3:40 p.m.  Break

3:40 - 4:30 p.m.  Closing Keynote Session, "Calculating the ROI on Your Communications" presented by Angela Sinickas, ABC, IABC Fellow