AUGUST 13, 2014

Join us on August 13, 2014 for our Texas program for a day of learning, networking and connecting. Register now to secure your space. We are excited to partner again and co-produce this conference with Center for Community Based & Nonprofit Organizations at the Austin Community College.

Interested in speaking at the conference? Apply now to be considered for a speaking/panelist role at the conference.

Follow us on Facebook or Twitter to stay tuned for our plans in 2014, and you can also view our 2013 agenda below, which featured insightful keynotes, workshops, seminars, and panels from a variety of dynamic experts, all sharing practical tips and tools for nonprofit leaders.

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8:30 am

Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00 am

Welcome & Introduction

Ritu Sharma, Co-Founder & Executive Director
Social Media for Nonprofits

Sponsor Remarks

Barry Silverberg, Director, Center for Community for Community Based & Nonprofit Organizations, Austin

Lesley Mansford, CEO, Razoo

9:30 am

Social Media Playbooks: Why You Need Them Now

Patricia Tynan, Sr. Marketing Manager, Abila
Elaine S Holton, Interim Company Manager, Forklift Danceworks

Twitter Handle: @TheFutureScout

10:10 am

Leveraging Social Media for Nonprofit Events

Ritu Sharma, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Social Media for Nonprofits
Twitter Handle: @RituSharma1

10:45 am

Break for Coffee, Conversation, & Tweetout

11:05 am

Grow Your Nonprofit with Email & Social Media

Julie Niehoff, Regional Development Director, Constant Contact

Twitter Handle: @JulieNiehoff

11:40 am

Crowdfunding for Causes 101

Lesley Mansford, CEO, Razoo

Twitter Handle: @lesleymansford

12:20 pm

Break for Lunch, Emails, & Fresh Air

1:20 pm

Solutions Salon: Executive Roundtable Discussions

In this highly interactive, intimate session, every attendee will not only have the opportunity to introduce his or her work, but more importantly, to identify and meet current needs.  Come prepared to discuss your most pressing challenges, and witness the power of community in action as everyone leaves with their needs for resources, contacts, and ideas fulfilled.

2:40 pm

How to Use Facebook Groups to Empower Your Advocates and Fundraisers

Brooke McMillan, Online Community Manager, The LIVESTRONG Foundation

Twitter Handle: @Livestrong

3:15 pm

Break for Coffee, Conversation, & Tweetout

3:40 pm

Stretching Your Social Media Staffing & Dollars: Effective Use of Staff & Interns

Jan Gunter, Communications Manager, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Austin & Central Texas

Twitter Handle: @JanGunter

4:20 pm

Living in a Glass House: Transparency & Social Media

Joey McGirr, CEO, McGirr Enterprises

Twitter Handle: @JoeyMcgirr

5:00 pm

Closing Remarks

Ritu Sharma, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Social Media for Nonprofits

5.15 pm

Abila Networking Reception (Offsite)

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