Note:  Please check back for further speaker presentations to be added.  Certain session do not contain downloadable handouts, as some speakers have chosen not to make their materials available to AFP and for public distribution. 

G-02: A-Z of Database Management in Small(ish) Shops – Tara Morley, Consultant, Sargent Solutions Inc. & Wendy Smith, Founder, Sargent Solutions Inc.

G-05: Demystifying Corporate Giving: How to Secure Corporate Funds – Chris Baylis, President & CEO, The Sponsorship Collective & Brad Offman, MBA, CFRE, Founder and Managing Partner, Spire Philanthropy

G-06: Part 1: Major Gifts & Moves Management: An introduction to Donor Centered Techniques for Major Donor Fundraising & G-09: Part 2: Major Gifts & Moves Management: An introduction to Donor Centered Techniques for Major Donor Fundraising – Guy Mallabone, MA, CFRE – President & CEO, Global Philanthropic (Canada)

G-08: Pledge Based Events Martian Style – Nowshad (Shad) Ali, CFRE, CPBA, CPVA, CEQ, President & CEO, On Purpose Leadership Inc.

G-11: A Guide to Managing Conflict and Building Personal Resilience – Helena Sharpstone, MInstF, MCIPD, Directo, Sharpstone Skinner Ltd.

G-13: DM 101 Mach 2-Direct Response for Beginners – Steve Thomas, CFRE, Chairman & Executive Creative Director, Stephen Thomas Ltd.

G-14: CPA Presents Fundamentals of Financial Statements for Fundraising Professionals – Nicholas Cheung, CPA, CA, Vice-President, Member Services, CPA Canada

G-16: 10 Secrets to Success as a Fundraiser – Diane Lloyd, CFRE ACC, CEO and Executive Coach, Inspired Results Group

G-17: The 7 Deadly Sins of Sponsorship – Chris Baylis, President & CEO, The Sponsorship Collective

G-18: Three Secrets to New Donors from Facebook – Sean Triner, Fundraising Evangelist, Pareto Fundraising

G-20: Did you #FeeltheBern? – Brock Warner, CFRE, bCRE-Pro, Manager, Development, War Child

G-21: Better Corporate Fundraising (…that raises MORE money & your partners will LOVE) – Heather Nelson, MBA, CFRE, Consultant, Cause Marketing, Corporate Partnerships and Fundraising Consulting

G-22: The Fundraiser’s Guide to a Great Website – Sean Triner, Fundraising Evangelist, Pareto Fundraising

Y-01: A Legacy Programme That Gets Results! – Sean Triner, Fundraising Evangelist, Pareto Fundraising

Y-03: Writing for Digital – Web, Mobile, Email, Facebook – Tom Ahern, President, Ahern Donor Communications, Ink.

Y-04: Hiring and Retaining Great Fundraisers – Tara George, MBA, Senior Vice President & Lead Search Consultant, KCI (Ketchum Canada Inc.) & Sylvia Kadlick, CFRE, Senior Search Consultant, KCI (Ketchum Canada Inc.)

Y-06: Back to Basics Case Development – Tracey Bailey, CFRE, President & CEO, Grand River Hospital Foundation

Y-08: Pitfalls in Drafting Gift Agreements – Terrance S. Carter, LL.B., TEP, Managing Partner, Carters Professional Corporation

Y-10: From Jack of all Trades to Master of One: How to Successfully Transition From Fundraising Generalist to Major Gifts Officer – Suzanne Duncan, MA, CFRE, Associate Vice President, Donor Relations, CAMH Foundation

Y-11: Climbing the Donor Pyramid: Transitional and Major Giving – Lawrence Henze, J.D., Principal Consultant, Target Analytics,a Blackbaud Company

Y-12: Building and Maintaining Productive Partnerships for Charities with the Corporate Sector in Canada –  Grant Monck, LL.B., Strategic Fundraising Consultant, Grant Monck Fundraising Consultant Services

Y-13: A Millennial’s Road to a Million – Jennifer Bowser, Co-Founder, Dancers For Cancer & Alicia Leon, Manager, Major Gifts, SickKids Foundation

Y-15 From Silos to Seamless – How to Transcend Bureaucracy and Make it about the Donor –  Fraser Green, Chief Strategist & Smartypants, Good Works &  Michael Poliwoda, Vice-President, Philanthropy, University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Y-16: How Advocacy Can Transform Engagement – Ruth Ruderham, Director of Development, Prince’s Trust International & Alfredo Botti, Global Engagement Fundraiser, UNHCR

Y-18: New Thoughts on Leadership – Helena Sharpstone, MInstF, MCIPD, Director, Sharpstone Skinner Ltd.

Y-19: Engagement 2.0 – Ruth Ruderham, Director of Development, Prince’s Trust International

Y-21: Turning Legacy Giving Upside Down – Gary MacDonald, Founding Partner, Clearview Consulting

Y-22: Be the Catalyst: Change Management for Fundraisers – David Kelleher, PhD, Senior Associate, Gender at Work & Juniper Locilento, CFRE, Director of Annual Giving, Operations & Strategy, YMCA of Greater Toronto

Y-24: Motivations for Giving – Nowshad (Shad) Ali, CFRE, CPBA, CPVA, CEQ, President & CEO, On Purpose Leadership Inc.

Y-29: The Amazing Do-It-Yourself Audit. Your Donor Communications, Bless Their Hearts: Are They Any good? – Tom Ahern, President, Ahern Donor Communications, Ink.

Y-31: Expanding our Horizons – Engaging with Diverse Communities – Farheen Khan, Director of Fund Development & External Affairs, International Development and Relief Foundation

Y-32: How to Innovate With Confidence – Lucy Gower, Founder and Director, Lucidity

Y-34: So Far: 42 Lessons Learned in 33 Years of Legacy Fundraising – David Love, Caretaker, Legacy Donors, WWF-Canada

Y-35: Pet Peeves and Horror Stories – Simone P. Joyaux, ACFRE, Adv Dip, Owner, Joyaux Associates

Y-36: Ten Years of Takeaways to Maximize Your Monthly Giving Program – Best Practices and Lessons Learned from the Red Cross – Jay Hollister, Director, National Donor Experience & Engagement, Canadian Red Cross & Michelle Lonergan, Director of Philanthropy Business Operations, Canadian Red Cross

Y-37: Political Activities: What Fundraisers Need to Know – Nicole D’Aoust, LL.B, Associate, Miller Thomson LLP & Andrew Valentine, LL.B., Partner, Miller Thomson LLP

Y-39: In the Name of Sadaqa Jaariya (Everlasting Charity): Engaging with the Muslim Community – Shaykh Imran Ally, Muslim Friends of Humber, Andrea Rennie, Manager, Development, Humber River Hospital Foundation

Y-40: Appealing to the Foundation Grantor: How to set your organization apart and secure the grant! – Sara Byrnell, Director of Corporate Partnerships, Plan International Canada

Y-41: Artful Persuasion: How to Truly Help Donors Make Bequests – Fraser Green, Chief Strategist & Smartypants, Good Works & Peggy Killeen, Principal Director of Development, Faculty of Fine Arts, Concordia University

Y-42: The Digital Landscape for NFP’s – Google and Beyond – Geneviève Larose, Account Supervisor, Cornerstone Digital & Duong Thai, Director, Cornerstone Digital

Y-45: Exercising your Ask Muscle – Guy Mallabone, MA, CFRE – President & CEO, Global Philanthropic (Canada)

Y-47: Moving Beyond Inspiration – Robin Fowler, CFRE, Senior Counsel, Offord Group and Senior Consultant & Principal, Marts & Lundy &  Alison Holt, Senior Counsel and Managing Director, Communications, Offord Group and Senior Consultant & Principal, Marts & Lundy

R-02: Measuring in More Then Money – Simone P. Joyaux, ACFRE, Adv Dip, Owner, Joyaux Associates

R-03: Coaching for Performance – Diane Lloyd, CFRE ACC, CEO and Executive Coach, Inspired Results Group

R-07 Rational Geographic: Using Mapping to Get Your Comprehensive Organizational Strategy On One Page – Scott Haldane

R-08: Be the Leader Your Cause Deserves – Julie Davis, CFRE, Vice-President, External Relations & Advancement, Trent University

R-09: Board Chairs: The Good, the Mediocre, and the Bad – Simone P. Joyaux, ACFRE, Adv Dip, Owner, Joyaux Associates

R-11: Beyond Metrics: How to Manage Talent for Long-Term Success – Moira Dossetor, Ph.D, Senior Counsel, Offord Group

R-15: Moving From Survival to Thrival: Shifting Your Organization to a Success Mindset – Rickesh Lakhani, MBA, CFRE, Executive Director, Future Possibilities for Kids &  Kimberley MacKenzie, CFRE, Fundraising/Management Consultant, Kimberley MacKenzie & Associates

R-16: Talent Solutions in an Era of Leadership Transitions – David Hutchinson, David Hutchinson, CEO, Hutchinson Group Inc. & Dianne Lister,  LL.B., Principal, The Dianne Lister Group