Wednesday Schedule and Session Signup

All times are Central Time.

If you’re a member of an institution that’s registered for the Midwest Meeting of the Minds Annual Giving and Advancement Services Conference, use this page to RSVP for the sessions you’d like to attend.  You must use your institution credentials (email address, etc.) to be approved and checked in.  Click on the session topic link to register for each session you’re attending. Note that recordings for all sessions will be available after the conference.  Do not register for concurrent sessions.

Wednesday, August 5th

Opening Session 10:00-10:45 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
Be Mindful: All of This Year’s Sessions You Don’t Want to Miss
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10:45-11:00 a.m. Screen Break
Breakout Sessions
11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
A Leadership Annual Giving Forum
Mike Pope
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Engagement and Philanthropy: Trends, Measurement, Good Practice – Jenny Cooke Smith
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Design Thinking for Philanthropy

Felicity Meu
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12:15-1:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own).
Breakout Sessions
1:30-2:45 p.m.
The Great Appeal Reveal: Ideas From the 21st Annual Giving Exchange – Bob Burdenski
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Does Your Data Spark Joy?  A Data Journey
Torey Calvert
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The Swag Shopping Network
Brian Williams
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2:45-3:00 p.m. Screen Break
Breakout Sessions
3:00-4:15 p.m.
Integrating Alumni Relations Programming Into Annual Giving Plans – Colin Hennessy
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Intentional Steps to Creating a Career Path
Kent Stanley
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Email Marketing Best Practices + Other Nerdy Secrets
Beth Hatcher
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Opening Reception
4:15-5:00 p.m.
Virtual Conference Welcome Reception at Buckingham Fountain
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