AGENDA: The Digital Nonprofit 2016

Now in its 3rd year, The Digital Nonprofit Conference is ready to take you to the next level of tech success in your organization. Here’s our agenda for Wednesday, April 13.


8:45 – 9:15 AM: Registration, coffee and snacks

  • 9:15 – 9:22 AM: Introduction and welcome

  • 9:25 – 9:32 AM: “Why my nonprofit invests Iin technology” with Chad Leaman of Neil Squire Society

  • 9:35 – 10:15 AM: “Corporate Community Engagement: How Can Nonprofits build a Corporate Community Engagement Strategy?” with Jason Mogus of Communicopia

  • 10:20 – 11:05: “Corporate Community Engagement” panel featuring

  • Moderator: Michelle Sklar

  • Stefanie Grieser, Unbounce

  • Destin Jones, Change Heroes

  • Tracey Kliesch, Vancity

  • Nicole MacLellan, TELUS

11:05 – 11:12 AM: Coffee break

  • 11:15 – 12:00 PM: “Technology Planning” with Jane Zhang of TechSoup Canada

12:05 – 12:45 PM: Lunch

12:45 – 1:25 PM: Lunchtime discussion groups (sign up at event)

  • “Activating your online brand” with Ryan Hill of CIRA
  • “Online fundraising and payment processing” with iATS Payments
  • “Project management Q&A” with Shawn Hawkins of Project Management Volunteers
  • “Technology planning” with Jane Zhang of TechSoup Canada
  • “Old Power/New Power campaigning” with Jason Mogus of Communicopia

1:30 PM: Afternoon sessions start

  • 1:30 – 2:22 PM: “When the Circus Came to Paris: What Nonprofits Can Learn from the Climate Talks” with Darren Barefoot of Capulet
  • 2:25 – 2:55 PM: “How Your Values & Technology Work Together” with Ryan Saxby Hill of CIRA

2:55 – 3:05 PM: Coffee break

  • 3:05 – 3:50 PM Online fundraising panel featuring
    • Moderator: Brady Josephson, Shift Charity
    • Chris Brandt, Music Heals
    • Stephen Bestbier, iATS Payments
    • Daryl Hatton, FundRazr
    • Shelley Milstein , Spinal Cord Injury BC
  • 3:55 – 4:50 PM: “Keeping the Digital Donor Love Alive & Thriving” with Rory Green, Fundraiser Grrl

  • 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Post-event social at Craft Beer Market

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