Dates:Tuesday, December 12, 2017 & Friday, December 15, 2017
Time: 12:00 - 1:00PM EST
Cost: Free
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Are you considering applying to speak at Congress 2018? The deadline of
Dec 20th is fast approaching so join us to learn how the proposals are reviewed and ranked and get some tips on how to make your proposal the best it can be.

Do you have questions about what category your proposal should be submitted under? Not sure if you are giving enough information? Too much information? There are so many questions when you are filling out the application for the first time!

Join Laura Champion, Chair Education Committee 2018 as she walks you through what the best proposals have in common and how you can improve your application while being sure to leave plenty of time for your burning questions.


Laura Champion

Fundraising Strategist

Blakely Inc.

Laura loves fundraising. After leaving her first career in Library Science she found her niche in the fundraising world. Luckily, she can use many of the same skills but now she can be a little less quiet. She has experience in annual, tribute giving, mid-level growth and strategy, special initiatives, and digital integration.

Laura is a proud Humber College grad and has co-created a mentorship project for new grads transitioning into the workplace from academia. She is also actively involved with the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and an author of a number of articles on philanthropic topics.