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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