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2010 APRA-MN Fall Conference

  • 22 Sep 2010
  • 8:00 AM - 3:59 PM
  • University of MN -- St. Paul Campus


  • Full day conference. Includes continental breakfast and lunch. (MEMBER LOGIN AT LEFT)
  • Includes continental breakfast
  • Includes afternoon snack but not lunch
  • Full day registration +$25 for annual membership fee.

The APRA-MN Fall Conference on Wednesday, September 22 will be held at the University of Minnesota's Continuing Education and Conference Center. (Directions to the Center are available here.)

Schedule for the day is as follows:

8:00am -- Registration and continental breakfast

8:45am -- Introductions

9:00am -- Keynote: Attorney Ernest Grumbles III, Merchant and Gould: Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurs: How to Find Who's Driving Innovation (and Creating Future Donors)  

-- Basic: Tanya Cole, Minnesota Orchestra and Susan Oswald, Courage Center: Building the Campaign Pyramid 
-- Advanced: Alexander Oftelie, Bentz Whaley Flessner: Data Mining for Annual Gifts: Digging Deep into the Heart and Soul of Fundraising 

-- Basic: Terrence Hassanally and Dan Hinderaker, Carleton College: Real Estate's Role in Wealth Analysis 
-- Advanced: Deborah Mueller, Minnesota Medical Foundation and Kelly Gieser, Hazelden Foundation: Surviving (and Thriving) in Challenging Times 

12:00pm -- Lunch

-- Basic: Jackie Henry, Norwegian American Historical Association: Why Phantom Stock Options Aren't So Scary: Using and Interpreting SEC Filings in Prospect Research
-- Advanced: Kaylee Highstrom, College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota: Cycle of Giving/Closing the Loop: Five Things Research can do to Help Steward Top Givers 

2:00pm -- Roundtable discussions OR iWave Presentation

3:00pm -- Stacie Haugen and Jesse Stremcha, Children's Hospitals & Clinics Foundation: Email is for Old People; Twitter's Not Just a Toy for Tweens: You Can Use Social Media for Career Advancement and Research Success Now 

CFRE Credits:
Full participation in the APRA-MN Fall Conference is applicable for 5.0 points in Category 1.B -- Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

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