The Birthplace of Apra

2012 APRA-MN Spring Conference/Virtual Seminar

  • 17 May 2012
  • 8:40 AM - 1:15 PM
  • MNSU/Mankato's Edina Campus 7700 France Ave (1st Floor Auditorium)


  • Conference, includes continental breakfast and lunch. (MEMBER LOGIN AT LEFT)
  • Conference registration +$25 for annual membership fee.

Registration is closed

Discovering the Data Within: Using all your Tools to Enhance Prospecting, Productivity and Partnerships

A map and directions to the MNSU/Mankato Edina Campus are available here.  Park in the West parking lot and enter through the west doors. 

Please Note:  Doors to the site are locked during business hours, however APRA-MN committee members will be on hand to provide easy entrance from 7:45 until just after the program begins.  Please contact Kerstin Leonard (; 651.631.5337) if you will be arriving after 9:00am.

Schedule for the Day

7:45a-8:40a       Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:40a-9:00a       Welcome, Announcements and Chapter & International Conference Updates

9:00a-10:00a     Session #1 "DonorBall: Uncommon (and effective) insights with common data" with Alex Oftelie, DonorCast Director of Analytics

10:00a-11:00a Session #2 "Producing innovative results in prospect research by using a strategic, integrated, multi-departmental collaborative approach"with Divah Yap, Associate Director of Data & Analytics and Bonnie Fast, Senior Researcher & Lead Trainer, University of Minnesota Foundation and Joe Sullivan, Major Gifts Development Officer, College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota

11:00a-11:15a   Break

11:15a-12:45p   Box Lunch and Virtual Seminar Qualifying Cold Prospects:  A Case Study with Dan Lowman, Grenzebach Glier and Associates and Amy New, University of North Texas
    12:45p-1:15p       Post Virtual Seminar Discussion

    1:15p                   Final Announcements and Adjourn

    **Detailed Agenda available here.

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