2020 Conference Presentations

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Industry Voices:

  • P2P Superstars on Supercharging Your Growth (sponsored by DonorDrive)
    • Presentation – Mike Kinney (CMN Hospitals), Lou Adducci (Extra Life at CMN Hospitals), Nicole Dolan (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention), Amin Tehrani (Revunami)
  • 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)
    • Presentation –  Mark Love (American Heart Association), Meredith Perkins (MD Anderson Cancer Center), Courtney Bugler (Susan G. Komen), Brenda Miele, Sue Dalos and Jeremy Demers (Charity Dynamics)

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Opening Plenary

Sector Summits

Cycling – sponsored by Cadence Sports


DIY sponsored by Tiltify


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





  • Peter Panepento (Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum)
  • Meredith Perkins (The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center)
  • Kevin McMahon (Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia)

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) – Peter Panepento (Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum), Nancy Jordan (SickKids Foundation), Beverley Deeth (Speaker) Chief Operating Officer, CauseForce
  • 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)

Afternoon Plenary

  • Keeping Austin Weird — and Giving Local! – Lindsay Muse (I Live Here I Give Here)
  • Why Fundraising is an F Word for Board Members — and How to Fix That – Rachel Muir (Nonprofit Trainer)

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

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