MSFRN Meeting Information

2020 Winter Meeting Information

February 23 – 25, 2020
Miami Beach, Florida

Co-Chairs:

Carla Duryee
Email: cduryee@sbcglobal.net

Katie O’Connell
Email: koconnell@acog.org

Registration Information

Click here to download the registration form (Word). Return completed MSFRN Registration forms by Monday, January 20, 2020 for printed badges via email to: lstefanini@acep.org or fax: 972-692-5995.

Housing Information

The Confidante Miami Beach
4041 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33140
Room Rate: $259 plus tax (single/double occupancy)

Please click here to book your sleeping room accommodations.  The hotel cut-off date is Thursday, January 23, 2020.

Meeting Agenda

Sunday, February 23rd
5:30pm Welcome Reception

Monday, February 24th
7:45am Breakfast

8:00am Introductions

8:15am MMRT Introduction (Allied Organization)
Bobby Heard, MBA, CAE
COO ACEP

9:00am Executive Recruiter
Angelique S.C. Grant, PhD 
Senior Consultant & Certified Diversity Recruiter
Aspen Leadership Group

9:45am Why Can’t We Be Friends?
The Intrinsic Tension Between Grassroots and the Mothership

  • Fay Fulton, Georgia AAFP Executive Director
  • Lori Vega, Former CDO, ACEP
  • Carla Duryee, Carla Duryee Consulting, LLC
  • Stevie Cline, Former Director of Strategic Partnerships and Industry Relations, ACOG

10:30am Email/Voice Mail Break

10:45am Tech Session: What SmartBrief Can Bring to You and Your Group

11:30am What A Brand Team Is Looking For? Past, Present, Future
Brad Harmon
Harmon Development Group, LLC

12:30pm Lunch Break Out Sessions: Requesting volunteer presenters

  • Bundling Opportunities for Industry Partners
  • Cultivation and Stewardship of Foundation Donors
  • Prioritizing and Organizing for Smaller Departments:
    • Leader Luanne Irvin, AANA Foundation
  • Engaging and Upgrading Member Donors

1:30pm Foundation Infrastructure and How to Guide:
Best practices, latest infrastructure trends, creating a board, etc.
Courtney Johnson
Manager, Foundation and Giving
Congress of Neurological Surgeons Foundation

2:15pm Email/Voice Mail Break

2:30pm Online Giving: Data Driven and Evidence Backed Practices
NextAfter

3:15pm Best Practice Sharing Industry/Corporate
Lynette Sappe-Watkins
EVP, AAPA Foundation

4:00pm Co-Chair Recruiting

4:30pm Break for day

Tuesday, February 25th
8:00am Breakfast

8:30am Creating an Effective and Impactful Development Department
Brad Hutchins
Principal, Consultants in Association Philanthropy
Former Director of Development, AAP

9:15am How to Increase Meeting Attendance, Show Floor Traffic, and Other Metrics
Barbara Kay
CEO Ascend Media

10:15am Email/Checkout Break

10:45am Round Robin “What Did You Learn?”
Facilitators: Carla Duryee and Katie O’Connell

11:30am Close

Any questions may be directed to the co-chairs, Carla and Katie.

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