Conferences & Training
Program - International Advancement: North American Strategies for Global Alumni Relations and Fundraising

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
Day 1, Wednesday, Feb. 7

NOON-1:00 PM    
Registration   

1:00-1:15       
Introductions and Welcome   

1:15-2:30   
How to Integrate International Fundraising within Your Institution

2:45-4:00   
Measuring ROI: What Kind Do You Measure and How?

4:15-5:30   
The State of the World
Discuss the U.S. presidency, China’s new NGO law and currency restrictions in India.

5:30-6:30       
Networking Reception

6:30           
Conference Adjourns for the Day
Dinner on your own
 

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Day 2, Thursday, Feb. 8

8:00-9:00 AM    
Continental Breakfast/Roundtable Discussions        

9:00-10:15   
Elective Sessions (choose one)   

  • Do Non-Alumni Give to Institutions and Why?
  • Prospect Research, Discovery, and Due Diligence                    

10:30-11:45       
Elective Sessions (choose one)

  • For Newer Shops
    International 101: How to Warm Up Alumni Abroad and Be an Effective Global Fundraiser       
  • For More Developed Shops
    Working with Non-Affiliated Donors       

11:45 AM-1:30 PM   
Lunch on your own           

1:30-2:45       
Elective Sessions (choose one)

  • For Newer Shops
    Where to Go, and When to Go There: Engaging an Increasingly Diverse and International Donor Base               
  • For More Developed Shops
    Should Advancement Offices Be Opened Abroad? The Pros and Cons
    Discuss on what it takes: infrastructure costs, number of prospects, number of alumni and volunteers, and more.          

2:45-4:00       
Elective Sessions (choose one)

  • For Newer Shops
    Developing and Guiding Volunteers Around the World           
  • For More Developed Shops
    Constructing and Running a Global Council

4:15-5:30       
Keynote Address       

5:30           
Conference Adjourns for the Day
Dinner on your own

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Day 3, Friday, Feb. 9

8:00-9:00 AM    
Continental Breakfast/Roundtable Discussions        

9:00-10:15       
Social Media Panel           

10:30-11:45       
Global Donors: Where are the Multimillionaires/Billionaires?

11:45 AM-NOON       
Conference Wrap-up

NOON            
Conference Adjourns  

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