Friday 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 RSVP for each session you’re attending.  Note that recordings for all sessions will be available after the conference.  Do not register for concurrent sessions.

Friday, August 7th


8:00-8:45 a.m.

Your Case For Support During a Pandemic
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Advancement Services Topic TBA
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Bring Your Own Topic
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8:45-9:00 a.m. Screen Break
Breakout Sessions
9:00 a.m.-10:15 p.m.
Building Philanthropy Through Digital Marketing
Amanda Holmquist and Stormie Kirby
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What Have I Gotten Myself Into? The Legal Ins & Outs of Donor-Advised Funds, Etc. – John Taylor
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A Phonathon-Student-Philanthropy-
Team-Covid-19- Contingency-Forum – Georgia Brandau and Rachel Spencer
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10:15-10:30 a.m. Screen Break
Breakout Sessions
10:30-11:45 a.m.
The Digital Engagement Officer – A Brief History and a Look Ahead – Bob Burdenski, Heather Allen, and John Grice
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The Centralized vs. Decentralized Annual Giving Program
Meredith Howell
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Text Your Way to a Strong Calendar Year-End
Rachel Cleary

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11:45-1:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own!)
1:00-2:15 p.m.
Where Do We Go From Here: A Pandemic Panel Discussion
Colin Hennessy, Emily Berry, John Templeman, John Taylor, Meredith Howell
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