Malinda DenBok, Online Community Coordinator
The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation
So I bumped into Paula Attfield recently and was quite excited as we had not met yet. As a new-comer to the AFP Congress Planning Team I thought it was a great time to ask her my many questions and she kindly obliged.
What was one of your most memorable Congress?
My most memorable Congress was in 1999. At the time I was on the volunteer committee and I was probably 30 months pregnant… well more like 8.5 months. So I just remember waddling around the various sessions and it was probably fairly hilarious to watch.
Why is this year’s theme Accelerating Change?
Now more than ever, we’re being asked to succeed in a rapidly-changing and complex environment. It’s easy to feel left behind, or to find it difficult to navigate through increasing amounts of ever-changing information – messages hit us from all sides, email, television, advertisements, online and through the media. Read more »
Do you have opinions, thoughts, ideas on how to improve the delegate experience at the annual AFP Congress? If so, we want to hear from you!
We are looking for 30-40 people to participate in one of two upcoming 75-minute focus group sessions. We are looking for a diverse group of
participants who have attended Congress: 1) never; 2) once; or 3) five times or more. Read more »
The AFP Congress super “5 FOR 4” REGISTRATION DEAL is back to help your professional development dollars go even further!
Congress 2011 is all about fundraising ideas worth sharing, providing you with valuable insights, important connections and great inspirations.
Here’s a snapshot of what you can expect at this world-class gathering for fundraisers:
- Engage with top presenters from at home and abroad
- Expand your network of colleagues and professionals
- Energize yourself to tackle the challenges you face
Take advantage now of our fantastic offer to register 5 delegates for the price of 4 – and don’t pay until October! Simply send a note to firstname.lastname@example.org to book this special rate today. Fundraisers from different small shops can get together to sign up and save, while larger organizations can send more people from their team to this year’s conference.
Stay tuned for more exciting updates and ideas worth sharing from Congress.