2017 Mid-America Conference on Fundraising Schedule

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE, APRIL 2-5, 2017 (as of 11/1/2016)

“The Art of Philanthropy”

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Sunday, April 2, 2017

11:00 AM-12:45 PM   Pre-conference registration

1:00 PM-6:00 PM       Pre-conference sessions (2 concurrent sessions, basic and advanced)


Monday, April 3, 2017

7:00 AM-7:30 AM      Breakfast for Preconference sessions

7:30 AM-9:30 AM      Pre-conference sessions (2 concurrent sessions, basic and advanced)

8:00 AM-11:30 AM   Conference registration

10:00 AM-11:00 AM  Initial break with exhibitors

11:00 AM-11:30 AM  Lunch, announcements, logistics

11:30 AM-12:30 PM   General session presentation, Kay Sprinkel Grace 

12:30 PM-1:00 PM     Break with exhibitors

1:00 PM-2:15 PM       Concurrent educational sessions (3 sessions)

2:15 PM-2:45 PM        Break with exhibitors (exhibitor give aways)

2:45 PM-4:00 PM       Concurrent educational sessions (3 sessions)

4:30 PM-6:00 PM       Reception


Tuesday, April 4, 2017

7:00 AM                      Registration opens

7:15 AM-7:45 AM      Breakfast, announcements, logistics

7:45 AM-8:45 AM      General Session presentation, Dr. Lilya Wagner

8:45 AM-9:15 AM      Break with exhibitors

9:15 AM-10:30 AM    Concurrent educational sessions (3 sessions)

10:30 AM-10:45 AM  Break with exhibitors

10:45 AM-12:00 PM   Concurrent educational sessions (3 sessions)

12:00 PM-12:30 PM   Break with exhibitors

12:30 PM-1:00 PM     Lunch, announcements, logistics

1:00 PM-2:00 PM       General Session, Carole Weisman

2:00 PM-2:30 PM       Break with exhibitors 

2:30 PM-3:45 PM       Concurrent educational sessions (3 sessions)

3:45 PM-4:15 PM       Break with exhibitors 

4:15 PM-5:45 PM       Happy Hour “Rapid Fire Consulting”

5:45 PM                      Exhibits conclude

5:45 PM                      Free evening or group dinners on the plaza


Wednesday, April 5

8:00 AM-8:30 AM      Breakfast

8:30 AM-11:00 AM    General session with Lynne Wester

11:00 AM                    Conference concludes