Event Registration

PSI Conference on Philanthropy Chart Your Course to Successful Fundraising 2018

Date & Location: June 26-29, 2018. Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina, 2301 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33318.

Description: The NAD sponsors this event every three years to provide a unique opportunity for networking with development officers, leaders, administrators or pastors who are employed at Adventist organizations actively engaged in soliciting sustainable philanthropic support. Attendees will learn from the nonprofit sector's brightest minds at the lowest price, meet others who have solved problems identical to those that challenge you, and discover tools that can be used immediately to improve effectiveness. Topics for workshops, sessions and forums include: Creating and Fostering a Culture of Philanthropy, Transformative Gift Development, Board & CEO Giving, Strategic Donor Retention, Hosting Profitable Events, Generational Capacity, Digital Fundraising, and Fundamentals of Fundraising. Basic Fundraising Techniques will also be taught in Spanish.

Pre-Conference Workshops: These five workshops are included with full PSI Full Conference registration. The Two-Day Spanish training is also included in a PSI Full Conference registration for bilingual attendees. You may also register to attend any individual workshop.

Basic Fundraising Spanish
Fundamentals of Fundraising
Major Gift Success with Lean Six Sigma Principles
Personality Testing and Application for Fundraisers
Strategic Donor Retention

Free One-to-One Consulting: A group of experts have volunteered their time to answer your specific questions. You may schedule a thirty-minute session, by appointment only, during the conference. 

Who Should Attend: Fundraisers of all skill levels, managers responsible for fundraising or who have development professionals reporting to them, CEO's and CFO's, vice-presidents for advancement, planned giving officers, major gift officers, capital campaign directors, development directors, annual fund directors, foundation executives, college presidents, healthcare presidents, grant proposal writers, special event managers, board members, volunteers and lay people who assist with fundraising will all benefit from attending this event.

Learn Now Pay Later Program Details: Defer payment for registration (base rate) and lodging costs for attending the 2018 PSI Conference until December 31, 2019 (up to three budget cycles)! This program will enable official NAD organizations to send multiple members from their development team and their leaders to this conference which will help them (individually and collectively) to reach new levels of effectiveness. Our goal is to provide the opportunity to attend this year's conference to as many professionals as possible because our next event will not occur until 2021. Complete this application form with a signature for every name listed, then Email it to Randy Fox. PSI is managing this program internally so this submission completes your event registration for the PSI Conference. If you register through AdventSource payment will need to be made at the time you complete your registration. 

New PSI Conference APP: PSI is about to launch the APP so you can receive updates before and during the PSI Conference on Philanthropy. Contact Randy Fox Email to sign up for this APP.

Featured Speakers: Betsy Chapin Taylor, FAHP, President, Accordant Philanthropy; Marcy Heim, Principal, Marcy Heim Consultants; Simone Joyaux, ACFRE, Principal, Joyaux Associates; Patrick Rooney, PhD., Executive Associate Dean for Academic Programs, Lilly Family School of Philanthropy; Tyrone Freeman, PhD., Associate Professor of Philanthropic Studies, Lilly Family School on Philanthropy and Tom Ahern, Principal, Ahern Donor Communications.

Additional Speakers: Visit the PSI Conference website to review the speakers.

Schedule: 

Monday, June 25, 2018
6:00 pm-8:00 pm - Registration & Event Check-in

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
7:00 am-9:00 pm - Registration & Event Check-in 
8:00 am-9:00 am - Breakfast Roundtable Discussions & Networking
9:00 am-5:00 pm - Pre-Conference Workshops (registration required)
Basic Fundraising Spanish
Fundamentals of Fundraising
Major Gift Success with Learn Six Sigma Principles
Personality Testing & Application for Fundraisers
Strategic Donor Retention
12:00 pm-1:00 pm - Lunch Roundtable Discussions & Networking
6:00 pm-8:30 pm - Opening Reception

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
7:00 am-12:00 pm - Registration & Event Check-in
8:00 am-9:00 am - Breakfast Roundtable Discussions and Networking 
9:00 am-10:30 am - Keynote by Betsy Chapin Taylor - Creating & Fostering a Culture for Philanthropy in any Nonprofit
10:45 am-1:15 pm - Breakout Sessions
11:00 am-5:00 pm - Free Thirty-Minute Consultation with an Expert by Appointment Only
1:15 pm-2:30 pm - Lunch Roundtable Discussions & Networking
2:30 pm-5:00 pm - Breakout Sessions

Thursday, June 28, 2018
7:00 am-11:00 am - Registration & Event Check-in
8:00 am-8:45 am - Breakfast Roundtable Discussions & Networking
8:45 am-10:15 am - Keynote by Gail Perry - Transformative Gift Development Begins with CEO's Active Engagement with Major Donors
9:00 am-11:30 am - Check-in for Award Receipts and Presenters
10:30 am-1:00 pm - Breakout Sessions
11:00 am-1:00 pm - Free Thirty-Minute Consultation with an Expert by Appointment Only
1:00 pm-2:30 pm - Trailblazer Awards Luncheon
2:30 pm-5:00 pm - Breakout Sessions
2:30 pm-5:00 pm - Free Thirty-Minute Consultation with an Expert by Appointment Only

Friday, June 29, 2018
7:15 am-8:15 am - Breakfast Roundtable Discussions & Networking
8:15 am-9:45 am - Keynote by Marcy Heim - A Board Members Primary Role in a High Performing Nonprofit
10:00 am-12:30 pm - Free Thirty-Minute Consultation with an Expert by Appointment Only
10:00 am-12:30 pm - Breakout Sessions

 

 

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