Schedule at a Glance

Wednesday, February 20

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

All workshops are scheduled 1:00-5:00 p.m.

Newcomers to Advancement
Leadership Academy
Campaign Masterclass
Make Your Next Presentation TED-Worthy


Thursday, February 21

9:30-10:30 a.m. Coffee with Exhibitors

10:30-11:30 a.m.   Track Sessions

Advancement Services: Beyond People and Place to Purpose: Engaging Aspirational and Transformational Donors
Elite 2

Alumni Relations: Why Your School Needs a Student Advancement Program
Desert Springs

Campaigns: How to be a Tortoise AND a Hare
San Diego

Communications: Bringing Your Brand to Life Through the Art of Storytelling
Newport

Leadership & Talent Development: Blueprint: Building Your Career with Purpose
La Jolla/Los Angeles

Philanthropy: Are You Qualified? Pipeline Building and the Tool kit
Elite 1

Trending Topics: Advancement and the #MeToo Movement
Elite 3

11:45 a.m-1:15 p.m. Lunch, Annual Meeting, and Opening Keynote  | Keynote Presenter: Jackie Huba

1:15-1:45 p.m.    Social with Exhibitors

2:00-3:00 p.m.  Track Sessions  

Advancement Services: Best Practices In Stewardship
Elite 2

Alumni Relations: Strategies To Increase Diverse Student-to-Alumni Pipeline Engagement
Desert Springs

Campaigns: How To "Think Up" and Succeed in Fundraising
San Diego

Communications: How to Rock Compelling Video Content
Newport

Leadership & Talent Development: What's Your Talent Philosophy and Why it is Critical to Your Organization's Success
La Jolla/Los Angeles

Philanthropy: Leveraging Engagement Outreach to Drive Giving
Elite 1

Trending Topics: Creating a Culture of Philanthropy
Elite 3

3:15-4:15 p.m.  Track Sessions

Advancement Services: CASE's Alumni Engagement Metrics Project
Elite 2

Alumni Relations: Closing The Mentoring Gap
Desert Springs

Campaigns: The Power of Participation: Creating An Annual Fund Campaign To Increase Parent Participation
San Diego

Communications: Digital Evolution: The New Alumni Magazine
Newport

Leadership and Talent Development: What First-Time Managers Should Know: An Introduction for First- Time Managers in Advancement
La Jolla/Los Angeles

Philanthropy: Tackling the Deep Pool: Using a Dedicated Team of Discovery Officers for Qualification
Elite 1

Trending Topics: Building Holistic Corporate Relationships for Lasting Engagement
Elite 3

4:30-5:30 p.m.  Opening Reception with Exhibitors

8:00-9:30 p.m.  Awards of Excellence Dessert Reception


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22

8:00-9:00 a.m.   Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors

9:00-10:15 a.m.  Keynote Session featuring auGi

10:30-11:30a.m. Track Sessions

Advancement Services: The Annual Fund Toolkit at UC Davis: The Appeal Of A "Fewer, Many, More" Approach
San Diego

Alumni Relations: Supercharged Storytelling to Recruit, Cultivate and Empower Volunteers
Elite 1

Campaigns: Rethinking the Campaign Kickoff
Elite 2

Communications: Sharing Your Return on Marketing Investment Success Story with Insiders and Higher-Ups
Elite 3

Leadership & Talent Development: Hire Them and Keep Them: Attracting and Retaining Advancement Talent in a Competitive Market
Newport

Philanthropy: Moves Management with Annual Giving
Desert Springs

Trending Topics: CASE's 2018 Voluntary Support of Education Survey
La Jolla/Los Angeles

11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.   CASE District VII Awards Luncheon

1:15-2:15 p.m. Track Sessions

Advancement Services: Decoding the Tech Donor: New Research to Inform Your Engagement Strategy
San Diego

Alumni Relations: Your Career in Alumni Relations: Stories and Journeys to Leadership
Elite 1

Campaigns: Advancement Bootcamps: Preparing Leadership and Staff for Major Fundraising and Campaigns
Elite 2

Communications: Innovating Higher Education: How Deans and Vice Provosts Can (and Should) Leverage Social Media
Elite 3

Leadership & Talent Development: Managing Advancement Through Leadership Transitions
Newport

Philanthropy: Let's Collaborate! Maximizing Donor Impact Across Campus
Desert Springs

Trending Topics: Maintaining - and Even Growing - Alumni and Donor Engagement During Institutional Change
La Jolla/Los Angeles

2:15-2:45p.m. Energy Break with Exhibitors

2:45-3:45 p.m.   Track Sessions

Advancement Services: Selecting and Implementing an Advancement CRM: Advice and Experience From The Frontlines
San Diego

Alumni Relations: Disrupting the Alumni Engagement Ecosystem to More Innovative, Collaborative and Effective
Elite 1

Campaigns: Launching With Purpose: Celebrating Your Institution with Intention And Innovation
Elite 2

Communications: Using an Instagram Story to Help Survivors of Sexual Assault
Elite 3

Leadership & Talent Development: The Ideal Fundraising President
Newport

Philanthropy: 30 Ways To Energize Your Annual Giving
Desert Springs

Trending Topics: Precision Philanthropy: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Generosity
La Jolla/Los Angeles


SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23

8:00-9:00 a.m.   Coffee with Exhibitors

9:00-10:00 a.m.  Track Sessions 

Advancement Services: Incorporating Intentional Inclusivity into Donor Identification, Cultivation and Stewardship
Desert Springs

Alumni Relations: Moving Your Alumni Association Forward as a Philanthropic/ Fundraising Organization
La Jolla/Los Angeles

Campaigns: Campaign Reporting at UC Davis: The Truth Revealed
San Diego

Communications: But I Didn't Mean it Like That: A Campus's Educational Campaign about Microaggressions
Newport

Leadership & Talent Development: Bring a Brick! Improv Techniques to Improve Your Interpersonal Communication
Elite 1

Philanthropy: VIP Volunteers: How Berkeley Haas is Using Volunteer Opportunities to Engage Top Prospects
Elite 3

Trending Topics: Empowering Storytellers: Professional Development tor Frontline Fundraisers
Elite 2

10:15-11:30 a.m. Brunch and Closing Keynote with Sandy Barger