Volunteer Opportunities
Conference Speaker


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CASE conferences are designed and developed by volunteers who are CASE members, education leaders and other experts willing to share knowledge and expertise.

Volunteer speakers might find themselves:

  • Guiding a topical breakfast roundtable discussion
  • Speaking to a group of professionals in a conference breakout session
  • Serving on a panel during a large plenary session
  • Delivering a Web-based program from anywhere with access to a land-line and computer with a dedicated Internet connection

CASE conducts numerous highly targeted conferences to help advancement professionals carry out their work in alumni relations, communications, fundraising and marketing on behalf of their institutions. Specifically, CASE conferences train advancement professionals in:

  • Mastering skills and techniques
  • Understanding advancement-related issues, trends and research
  • Developing integrated strategies
  • Learning about and sharing best practices
  • Developing professional and strategic networks

Members of the profession are invited to submit proposals or recommend speakers for consideration at CASE conferences and online webinars. Please see list of current call for proposals below. Speakers are selected and supported by CASE staff and volunteer conference leaders.

Volunteer speakers should have direct experience and expertise in the topics they are addressing and be effective speaking before audiences of all sizes. They should be prepared to provide materials that will illuminate or support their presentation and should always plan to allow time to interact with conference participants as part of their presentations.

Current Call for Session Proposals

If you, or someone you know is interested in presenting at this year's program, please submit your proposal online from the links below.

  • Fall 2018 - Summer 2019 General Call for Proposals
  • 2019 Strategic Talent Management Conference
    March 6-8, 2019
    Chicago, Illinois
    Submit a proposal
    Deadline: Aug. 20, 2018
  • CASE District II Annual Conference
    March 24-26, 2019
    Philadelphia, Penn.
    Submit a proposal
    Deadline: August 28, 2018
  • CASE District VI Annual Conference
    January 13-15, 2019
    Denver, Colo.
    Submit a proposal
    Deadline: August 31, 2018
  • 2019 International Advancement Conference
    Jan. 28 - 30, 2019
    Hotel Colonnade
    Coral Gables, Fla.
    Submit a proposal
    Deadline: Aug. 31, 2018
  • 2019 Conference for Corporate and Foundation Relations Officers
    May 22-24, 2019
    Washington, D.C.
    Submit a proposal
    Deadline: Aug. 31, 2018
  • 2019 Conference for Institutionally Related Foundations
    April 3-5, 2019
    San Diego, Calif.
    Submit a proposal
    Deadline: Sept. 7, 2018
  • 2018 CASE Indiana Fall Conference
    November 2, 2018
    Indianapolis, Ind.
    Submit a proposal
    Deadline: September 7, 2018
  • 2019 CASE District VIII Conference
    February 13-15, 2019
    Vancouver, BC
    Submit a proposal
    Deadline: October 12, 2018