• Hope City Church, 2225 66 St. NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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FFC Symposium 2024

Upon your ticket purchase you will receive an email acknowledging your order. An official receipt will be emailed to you within 5 business days after your purchase.

This is a ticketless event (your name will be listed at the event reception table).

Purchase price includes GST.
GST Registration Number: 70985 5134 RT0001

Refund Policy
Full refunds (minus a $25 processing fee) will be issued for any cancellation requests received prior to April 15, 2024. No refunds will be issued after this date.

Transfers
Registrations are fully transferable, and can be transferred to another delegate with no administration fee, providing the conference organizers are advised beforehand.

Information
For registration changes, cancellations or questions please email Wilfred Golbeck at wilfg@telus.net or by phone at 780-554-8133.

Early Bird Pricing
Early bird pricing is available until Dec. 31, 2023.

Schedule:

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Main Hall

Registration, Networking Reception, and Sponsor Displays

5:30 pm - 5:40 pm Main Hall

Welcome

Randy Tonn, Vice President of Mission Effectiveness, Shepherd’s Care Foundation
5:40 pm - 6:40 pm Main Hall

Networking Dinner

6:40 pm - 7:00 pm Main Hall

The Need is Great!

Jeff Kiers, Board Chair, Shiloh Youth Ranch
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Session A1

Fundraising Is A Team Sport

Sandra Baker, Director, Advancement and Admissions, Hamilton District Christian High
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Session A2

Faith Expansion: Communications For A $9 Million Capital Campaign

Leanne Stangeland, Principal, Leanne Stangeland Communications Inc.
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Session A3

Make Your Event Matter!

Lisa Gareau, Coach and Collaborator, Candy Event Consulting
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Session A4

Propelling A Board Forward That Does Not Want To (Or Does Not Know How To!) Change

Vincent Duckworth, President, ViTreo Group
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Session A5

Get Ready to Make Waves: Peer to Peer Fundraising Demystified.

Shellie Wolverton, Manager of Campaign Success, Blue Sea Foundation
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm Main Hall

Registration, Networking Reception, and Sponsor Displays

7:30 am - 8:20 am Main Hall

Registration, Breakfast, And Sponsor Displays

8:20 am - 8:30 am Main Hall

Welcome

Randy Tonn, Vice President of Mission Effectiveness Shepherd’s Care Foundation
8:30 am - 9:30 am Main Hall

Panel Discussion: What is the role of the Board in Fundraising?

Mark Maxwell, President, Prairie College; Sett Policicchio, Board Chair, Catholic Social Services Alberta; Dean Kurpjuweit, President, Union Gospel Mission;
9:30 am - 10:25 am Session B1

Understanding your donors better - A Wealth Manager’s perspective

Brent Seib, Division Director, IG Wealth Management
9:30 am - 10:25 am Session B2

Direct Mail Is Not Dying – It’s Evolving

Dan Matthys, Principal, MIRACA direct
9:30 am - 10:25 am Session B3

Tips On How To Have Your Bank As A Partner, Not As A Boat Anchor

Lorrie Sloboda, Partner, Inspira Solutions Inc. Daniel Lee, Business Banking Advisor, Christian Credit Union
9:30 am - 10:25 am Session B4

The Importance Of Branding Your Organization For Fundraising Success

Jill Petrovic, Senior Associate, ViTreo Group Inc.
9:30 am - 10:25 am Session B5

Equip Your Board To Be Effective And Successful Brand Ambassadors

Mark Maxwell, President, Prairie College
10:25 am - 10:45 am Main Hall

Coffee & Networking Break

10:45 am - 11:40 am Session C1

Understanding your donors better - A Wealth Planner's perspective

Brent Seib, Division Director, IG Wealth Management
10:45 am - 11:40 am Session C2

The 5 questions you must answer for successful social media communication.

Rebecca Peters, Director of Communications & Resource Development, Pregnancy Care Canada
10:45 am - 11:40 am Session C3

Tips On How To Have Your Bank As A Partner, Not As A Boat Anchor

Lorrie Sloboda, Partner, Inspira Solutions Inc., Daniel Lee Business Banking Advisor, Christian Credit Union
10:45 am - 11:40 am Session C4

The Importance Of Branding Your Organization For Fundraising Success

Jill Petrovic, Senior Associate, ViTreo Group Inc.
10:45 am - 11:40 am Session C5

Equip Your Board To Be Effective And Successful Brand Ambassadors

Mark Maxwell, President, Prairie College
11:40 am - 12:45 pm Main Hall

Networking Lunch and Sponsor Displays

12:45 pm - 1:40 pm Session D1

Utilizing Your Donor Management System To Its Full Potential: It Ain’t Easy!

Sam Kirk, Sr. Director, Client & Partner Engagement, Quartermaster
12:45 pm - 1:40 pm Session D3

Unlocking Potential: Overcoming Limiting Practices in Charitable Organizations.

Corrie Fortner, Vice President, Prairies and Territories, Global Philanthropic Canada
12:45 pm - 1:40 pm Session D4

Charities And Consultants... A Match Made In Heaven?

Matt Hussey, Founder, Generosity X, Lee Umbach, Fund Development Officer, Wood’s Homes
12:45 pm - 1:40 pm Session D2

How To Effectively Engage Your Executive Director/CEO In Fundraising

Dean Kurpjuweit, President, Union Gospel Mission
12:45 pm - 1:40 pm Session D5

What’s All The Hoopla With Artificial Intelligence And Fundraising?

Randy Klassen, Associate Consultant, Global Philanthropic Canada
1:40 pm - 3:35 pm Session E1

Utilizing Your Donor Management System To Its Full Potential: It Ain’t Easy!

Sam Kirk, Sr. Director, Client & Partner Engagement, Quartermaster
1:40 pm - 3:35 pm Session E3

Unlocking Potential: Overcoming Limiting Practices in Charitable Organizations.

Corrie Fortner, Vice President, Prairies and Territories, Global Philanthropic Canada
1:40 pm - 3:35 pm Session E4

Charities And Consultants... A Match Made In Heaven?

Matt Hussey, Founder, Generosity X, Lee Umbach, Fund Development Officer, Wood’s Homes
1:40 pm - 3:35 pm Session E2

Tips on Implementing a Legacy Giving Program in Your Organization

Lorne Jackson, President, Advisors with Purpose
1:40 pm - 3:35 pm Session E5

What’s All The Hoopla With AI And Fundraising?

Randy Klassen, Associate Consultant, Global Philanthropic Canada
3:35 pm - 3:00 pm Main Hall

Coffee and Networking Break

3:00 pm - 3:50 pm Main Hall

The Secrets Of My Success! Four Successful Professionals Share Career Tips

Ray Marshall (MCR Strategic Fundraising); Lucas Froese (CanadaHelps); Sandra Baker (Hamilton District Christian High); Leanne Stangeland (Leanne Stangeland Communications Inc.)
3:50 pm - 4:00 pm Main Hall

Closing Remarks

Randy Tonn, Vice-President of Mission Effectiveness Shepherd’s Care Foundation

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