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For users of Blackbaud's products such as Raiser's Edge, Luminate, eCRM, eTapestry, Financial Edge, Net Community and others. Our goal is to increase understanding and provide information sharing among organizations using this software in British Columbia and beyond.

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Next Generation of Giving & Blackbaud Technology Summit

Vancouver General Hospital Paetzold Auditorium - 1st Floor Jim Pattison Pavillion

You are invited to "The Connected Nonprofit: How to prepare for the Next Generation of Giving" and "Blackbaud Summit". This is a free event. Reserve time in your calendar. Details of dynamite morning sessions listed below and our friend Patricia Tynan, from Blackbaud Canada is currently working an afternoon technical learning track. Schedule for Monday, July 8th, 2019 8:00 am - 8:30 am Meet and Greet with coffee and breakfast. Fill up because it’s a busy day! 8:30 am - 9:00 am The Next Generation of Giving – Mastering the Big Picture We’ll start the day with a look at the new Next Generation of Giving Study in Canada alongside The Digital Outlook Report on how Gen Z, Gen Y, Gen X, Boomer, and Civics use technology for social impact. What channels work best for each generation and how do you combine them for success? Mike Johnston will kick it off with the top 10 things you can do to future proof your fundraising and share a one-of-a-kind generational giving case study from Amnesty International! Presenters: Michael Johnston and Maya Rabinovitch, hjc 9:00 am - 10:00 am FIRST SESSION: Precision Fundraising – How Chatbots, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Machine Learning can help you prepare for the Next Generation of Giving Once we’ve looked at the generational trends that will influence your future fundraising, we’ll investigate how machine learning and artificial intelligence will play a role in your success. This hands-on session from one of the world’s foremost experts in AI and predictive fundraising will share his day-to-day experience at City of Hope in the United States. International Presenter: Nathan Fay, AVP, Prospect Development, City of Hope, Los Angeles 10:05 am - 11:05 am SECOND SESSION: Omni-channel Fundraising: How the next generation of giving organizations need to use as many channels as possible – and leverage technology to help make it happen! An engaging muti-organizational journey that shows how introducing new channels, testing where channels are best partnered, investing in monthly giving; and leveraging measurable data and technology to bring them all together has helped give the Greater Vancouver Food Bank a better chance to increase revenue, acquire more donors, and speak to different generations more effectively.? Local Presenter: Greg Douglas, Development Manager, Greater Vancouver Food Bank 11:10 am - 12:30 pm THIRD SESSION: Design Thinking and Personas: How next generation of giving organizations need to leverage persona development and design thinking to guide their next generation of giving To reach any generation of supporter demands that an organization be internally organized – with cross functional teams working effectively between channels and departments. Design Thinking and personas are the ‘go to’ strategy for preparing for an omni channel and more complex giving environment. This session not only presents a local case study from Peace Arch Hospital Foundation but will give participants a chance to break into groups and do your mapping! Local Presenter: Jim Bindon, Director of Philanthropy, Peace Arch Hospital Foundation ________________________________________ 12:30 pm to 1:15 pm Lunch Break ________________________________________ 1:15 pm to 4:00 pm Blackbaud Summit - special guests and technology trainers from Blackbaud Canada, further details will be updated on this event page. HJC landing page for this event is https://secure3.convio.net/hjcnm/site/SPageNavigator/Vancouver_Event.html

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Vancouver General Hospital Paetzold Auditorium - 1st Floor Jim Pattison Pavillion

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