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
  • 2018 CASE Indiana Fall Conference
    November 2, 2018
    Indianapolis, Ind.
    Submit a proposal
    Deadline: September 7, 2018
  • 2018 CASE Kentucky Conference
    December 6-7, 2018
    Louisville, Ky.
    Submit a proposal
    Deadline: July 1, 2018
  • 2019 CASE District VII Conference
    February 21-23, 2019
    Anaheim, Calif.
    Submit a proposal
    Deadline: August 3, 2018
  • 2019 CASE District IV Conference
    February 24-27, 2019
    Dallas, Texas
    Submit a proposal
    Deadline: June 30, 2018
  • 2019 CASE District I Conference
    March 13-15, 2019
    Boston, Mass.
    Submit a proposal
    Deadline: June 29, 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