Conference 2021: Schedule

Tuesday, October 5

4:00–6:00 p.m. — Registration
5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. — Conference REstart: For new and returning conference attendees
7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. — Welcome Reception at Presley Motors Automobile Museum

Wednesday, October 6

7:00 a.m. — Communion Service
7:15 a.m.–8:15 a.m. — Breakfast / Exhibitors
8:15 a.m.–8:45 a.m. — Welcome / Opening Prayer
8:45 a.m.–10:00 a.m.Keynote: Mary Pellegrino, CSJ – From Strings to Yeast: Shifting the Narrative from Scarcity to Abundance
10:00 a.m.–10:20 a.m. — Break / Exhibitors
10:20 a.m.–10:35 a.m. — Member Milestones
10:35 a.m.–11:20 a.m.Plenary Session: Annemarie Sanders, IHM – Discerning Our Emerging Future 
11:20 a.m.–11:45 a.m. — Annual Business Meeting: Finance Report, Voting
11:45 a.m.–1:00 p.m. — Lunch / Exhibitors
1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m. — Workshops – Session 1:

CommunicatorsBringing Mission, Justice and Stewardship to Your WebsiteChristina Blust/Jessica Yaeger
CollaboratorsCommunicating Across CulturesJessica Hernandez
FundraisersNext Generation of Donors: Motivating Millennials to Give NowChessie Hayes/Nick Kulik

1:50 p.m.–2:00 p.m. — Mini Break
2:00 p.m.–2:50 p.m. — Workshops – Session 2:

CommunicatorsRethinking Analytics: Responsibly and Ethically Gathering Useful DataChristina Blust/Jessica Yaeger
FundraisersFundraising in the Context of DiversityBeverly Taketa Sakauye/Neki Catron

3:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m. — Best Practices: Collaborative Projects
3:45 p.m.–4:30 p.m. — Regional and Resource Group Breakout Sessions
Evening — Night In or Out on the Town

Thursday, October 7

7:00 a.m. — Mass
7:15 a.m.–8:30 a.m. — Breakfast / Exhibitors
8:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m. — Morning Prayer
9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.Plenary Session: Ogechi Akalegbere – Reframing with Truth and Self-Examination, Part One
10:00 a.m.–10:20 a.m. — Break / Exhibitors
10:20 a.m.–10:25 a.m. — Announcements
10:25 a.m.–11:00 a.m. — Networking and Dialogue
11:00 a.m.–11:10 a.m. — Mini Break
11:10 a.m.–12:00 p.m. — Workshops – Session 3:

CommunicatorsEveryone Is a Book: How to Write and Self-Publish Your OwnKelly Peach
Fundraisers7 Deadly Sins of Fundraising and Other Ethical DilemmasChessie Hayes/Jennifer Strain

12:00 p.m.–1:15 p.m. — Lunch / Exhibitors
1:15 p.m.–2:05 p.m. — Workshops – Session 4:

CommunicatorsPitching the Story of Women ReligiousKelly Peach
FundraisersThe Process-Driven Annual FundRon Rescigno/Sue Rescigno

2:30 p.m. — Outing: National Civil Rights Museum and Downtown Memphis

Friday, October 8

7:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m. — Breakfast
8:30 a.m.–8:40 a.m. — Morning Prayer
8:40 a.m.–9:40 a.m.Plenary Session: Ogechi Akalegbere – Reframing with Truth and Self-Examination, Part Two
9:40 a.m.–10:00 a.m. — Break
10:00 a.m.–10:45 a.m.
Plenary Session: Jessica Hernandez – Vessels of Grace
10:45 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
— Closing Prayer



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