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SEE PHOTOS JULY 11-13, 2017 MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

Schedule

The 2017 B1G Development Conference is three days of learning and inspiration July 11–13 at Michigan State University. Unless otherwise noted, all programming will be at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center. Transportation will be provided to and from any additional locations.

Tuesday, July 11

12:00 noon Arrival
2:30 p.m. Campus bus tour (one hour, meet at front entrance of Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center)
5:00 p.m. Dinner reception (Henry Center for Executive Development, Atrium)
6:00 p.m. Dinner (Henry Center for Executive Development, Atrium)
7:30 p.m. Keynote presentation: President Lou Anna K. Simon and Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha (Henry Center for Executive Development, Atrium)

Wednesday, July 12

8:00 a.m. Breakfast buffet
8:45 a.m. Keynote presentation: Justina Chen
10:00 – 10:50 a.m.

Track sessions 1

Take a Seat: The Quest for Endowed Faculty Positions
Room 102

Regional Advancement Teams: Building Effective Strategies
Willy Room

Families and Generational Impact on Philanthropy
Heritage Room

Leadership Annual Giving: Best Practices and Meaningful Recognition
Room 104A

B1G Advancement Services Leadership Panel Discussion
Room 104B

The Essentials of Marketing to Millennials
Room 103A

Performance Metrics and Shared Credit Issues
Room 103B

11:00 – 11:50 a.m.

Track sessions 2

Future Wealth: Where Will it Come From?
Room 102

The Trifecta - Effectiveness as a Leader, Mentor, and Coach
Willy Room

Global Strategies for International Advancement
Heritage Room

Crowd Funding: Best Practices and Donor Retention
Room 104A

Talent Management and Building Staff Capacity Within
Room 104B

Social Media and Philanthropy
Room 103A

Recruiting, Training, Retaining, and Staffing Up High Caliber Development Staff
Room 103B

12:15 p.m. Transport/walk to Spartan Stadium North End Zone Complex
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Keynote presentation: Lisa Dietlin
2:00 p.m. Transport/walk to Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
2:30 – 3:20 p.m.

Track sessions 3

Strategy is Not Simply Pie in the Sky Thinking
Room 102

Developing Career Plans with Your Team
Willy Room

Impact Based Conversations: Setting Donor Sights Higher
Heritage Room

Day of Giving: Lessons Learned, Growth, and the Future
Room 104A

Science Fair: Showcasing Advance Analytics Technologies
Room 104B

The Multi-leg Flight of Campaign Communications
Room 103A

Endowment Management and Administration: Are We Victims of Our Own Success?
Room 103B

3:20 Ice Cream Social (Big Ten Room B&C)
3:45 – 4:35 p.m.

Track sessions 4

Volunteer Campaign Leadership Panel
Room 102

The Rise of Family Foundations: Are They Eating Our Lunch?
Willy Room

The Art and Science of Portfolio Management
Heritage Room

Maximizing the Telemarketing Channel
Room 104A

How Services Teams are Using Analytics and Reporting Statistics to Inform the Donor, Prospect, and Alumni Engagement Ladder
Room 104B

Branding: The Integration of Campus and Campaign Brand Management
Room 103A

Where One Campaign Ends, Another Begins: Post-Campaign/Pre-Campaign Planning
Room 103B

4:35 p.m. Break
6:00 p.m. Reception (Cowles House)
7:00 p.m. Tours and dinner (Broad Art Museum)
8:45 p.m. Dismissed to East Lansing (FieldHouse – Craft Sports Bar, private space)

Thursday, July 13

8:00 a.m. Breakfast buffet
9:00 a.m. Keynote presentation: Rachel Croson
10:15 – 11:05 a.m.

Breakout sessions

Taking the Campaign on the Road
Room 103AB

Catalyzing Transformational Ideas
Heritage Room

Women’s Role in Philanthropy: Why and How it Matters
Room 104AB

Driving Communications Down the Giving Pyramid
Room 102

11:15 – 12:15 p.m.

Closing session

A-ha Moments – The Best Mistakes Ever Made
Auditorium

12:15 p.m. Box lunches and departure