2020 Conference Presentations

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Industry Voices:

  • P2P Superstars on Supercharging Your Growth (sponsored by DonorDrive)
  • How to Take your Community Events Program to the Next Level (sponsored by Classy)
  • Live & Engaged: Learn the Latest about the Fastest Growing Market in Fundraising (sponsored by Tiltify)
  • Get Ready to Take your Data…”Back to the Future” (sponsored by Charity Dynamics)

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Opening Plenary

  • The US Peer-to-Peer Top Thirty Premiere – Meghan Dankovich (Charity Dynamics)
  • The Canadian Peer-to-Peer Top Thirty Premiere – Beverley Deeth (CauseForce)
  • Trust: The Core of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising – Doug Ulman (Pelotonia)
  • It’s NOT Business as Usual for Nonprofits – Julia Campbell (DonorDrive)

Sector Summits

Cycling – sponsored by Cadence Sports


  • Gary Metcalf (Cadence Sports, Inc.)
  • Erin Ehlers (Make-A-Wish Michigan)
  • Mackenzie Giancarlo (Roswell Park Alliance Foundation)

DIY sponsored by Tiltify


  • Christie Madsen (Make-A-Wish America)
  • Tracey McCusker (Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago)



  • Liz Berger (The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research)
  • Paul Purdy (American Cancer Society)



Large National Programs 


  • Maureen Carlson (On Purpose)
  • Alyson Levine (JDRF)
  • Matt Glass (Eventage)
  • Jennifer Lee (NMSS)

Smaller, But Substantial Programs


Working Lunches

  • Canadian P2P Trends (sponsored by Causeforce) – Nancy Jordan (SickKids Foundation), Beverley Deeth (CauseForce), Peter Panepento (Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum)
  • Closing Your Wage Gap (sponsored by OP3) – Erica Helphand (OP3), Cathy Kestler (Ellementary)
  • Senior Leader Kick-Off – Myrna Mulholland (JDRF), Jennifer Lee (NMSS)
  • Developing and Managing Skilled Teams – Elyse Meardon (Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals)
  • Birds of a Feather Lunches

Afternoon Plenary

Breakout Sessions

  • More Effectively Selling P2P Sponsorships – Maureen Carlson (On Purpose)
  • Wish We Thought of This: International Edition – Jillian Stewart (Peerworks Consulting)
  • Enhancing Your Efforts with a School-Based Program – Suzanne Graney (Four Diamonds)
  • How Much Should You Invest in Retaining Your Top Fundraisers? – Becky Mitts (MS Society Canada)
  • Creating a Culture of Customer Service – Katy Ryan (24 Foundation), Janelle Del Carlo (National MS Society)

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Friday, February 28, 2020

Morning Plenary

  • Organization of the Year (sponsored by Eventage) – Mike Kinney & Elyse Meardon (Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals), Matt Glass (Eventage)
  • Could an Athlete Connection Supercharge Your Program? – Suzanne Potts (Athletes for Hope University)

Deep Dives

  • Improving Your Facebook Fundraising Results
  • Charity Streams & Gaming: Getting Started & Taking Flight – Mary Catherine Burdine (Comic Relief USA), Courtney Davidson (Wounded Warrior Project), Mike Kinney (CMNH)
  • Turning Board Members into Fundraising Superheroes –  – Rachel Muir (Nonprofit Trainer)
  • Lightning Round: News You Can Use

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