2023 Conference Sessions

Engineering Focus Track

  • Ten Commandments of Working with Engineering Faculty
  • Go Local: How to Engage Your Regional Alumni and Business Community
  • Corporate Philanthropy to Impact DEI and Workforce Development
  • Unlock the Power of the University Marching Band
  • Innovative Fundraising: Gifts to Support Student Competition Teams
  • Entrepreneurship in Engineering and How it Fits Into a Campaign
  • To Name or Not to Name – Strategies in Naming Engineering Colleges/Schools

Fundraising Fundamentals

  • Broad-based Engagement: Cross University Collaborations
  • Broad-based Engagement: Building a Donor Pipeline
  • Major Gifts 101
  • Planned Giving – Talking to your Donors about Planned Gifts
  • Planned Giving – Using Problem Assets to Help You Donors Give Generously
  • Full Cycle of a Capital Project Campaign
  • Fundamentals of Stewardship
  • Discovery: Acing Qualification Visits

Professional Skills

  • Seven Ways to Cultivate Faculty and Staff Relationships
  • Spotlighting Engineering Successes at your University
  • Managing Up is Relationship Management
  • The Sky is the Limit: Maximize your Engineering Fundraising Skills
  • So you Think you Want to Host EDF?