We are pleased to welcome thought leaders from around the country—and many from your peer institutions—to the CASE District I conference.
This year, we will welcome keynote speakers to address attendees at three sessions:
Edge: Turning Adversity into Advantage
In her groundbreaking research on edge—the elusive quality that gives us an upper-hand—Laura Huang reveals that a large part of success relies on how well we can shape others’ perceptions of us. As one of the top business professors in America, Huang masterfully shows us how we can leverage both our strengths and our flaws to our advantage—creating an edge that will keep attention, beat competition, and win.
Wednesday Pre-Conference Keynote and Book Signing
Staffordshire, 3rd Floor | 2:45 – 3:35 p.m.
Advancement Ethics in a Shifting Higher Education Landscape
Speaker details to come.
Thursday Morning Keynote Session
America Ballroom, 4th Floor | 9:00 – 9:45 a.m.
Sponsored by Blackbaud
Breaking the Silence Habit: Uncomfortable Conversations for Advancement Professionals in the #MeTooEra
The #MeToo movement broke the ice on sexual harassment in the advancement profession. But where do we go next? In this talk and audience Q&A, Sarah Beaulieu unpacks the keys elements of productive and meaningful conversations about sexual harassment. Using stories, humor and personal examples grounded in the advancement profession, she'll share how the skill of conversation can transform both personal relationships and organizational culture. Whether you are new to conversations about sexual harassment or not, you'll walk away with tools you can use in your everyday role.
Thursday Afternoon Keynote and Book Signing
Sponsored by CCS Fundraising
America Ballroom, 4th Floor | 3:15 – 4:00 p.m.
Sarah will also speak at our Women’s Leadership pre-conference track.