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*updated October 31, 2016 - subject to change

Thursday, November 10
Session Title Skill Track Level Presenter Room
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Advocacy/Social Justice Special Interest Group Professional Development All SIG Chair/Board Member Hanover B
Arts & Culture
Special Interest Group
Professional Development All SIG Chair/Board Member Hanover A
Consultants
Special Interest Group
Professional Development All SIG Chair/Board Member Hanover C
Environmental Special Interest Group Professional Development All SIG Chair/Board Member Regency Ballroom VI-VII
Faith-Based
Special Interest Group
Professional Development All SIG Chair/Board Member Edgewood
Government
Special Interest Group
Professional Development All SIG Chair/Board Member Greenbriar
Grant Management Special Interest Group Professional Development All SIG Chair/Board Member Baker
Healthcare
Special Interest Group
Professional Development All SIG Chair/Board Member Hanover D
Higher Education
Special Interest Group
Professional Development All SIG Chair/Board Member Hanover E
Human Services
Special Interest Group
Professional Development All SIG Chair/Board Member Courtland
International Development Special Interest Group Professional Development All SIG Chair/Board Member Hanover G
K-12 Education
Special Interest Group
Professional Development All SIG Chair/Board Member Hanover F
Libraries
Special Interest Group
Professional Development All SIG Chair/Board Member Regency Ballroom VI-VII
Public Safety
Special Interest Group
Professional Development All SIG Chair/Board Member Dunwoody
Sciences
Special Interest Group
Professional Development All SIG Chair/Board Member Regency Ballroom VI-VII
Tribal Nations
Special Interest Group
Professional Development All SIG Chair/Board Member Fairlie
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Improving Proposal Readability: A Psychological Approach to Grant Writing Proposal Development
Communication Strategies
All Andrea Hoff Hanover AB
Leading from the Bottom: Maximizing Your Influence and Strengths to Win More Grants Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Mid-Career Heather Stombaugh, MBA, CFRE, GPC
Linda Gatten Butler, MSA, ACSW, LISW-S
Cheryl L. Kester, CFRE
Hanover C
Solutions Salon Professional Development All Darian Rodriguez Heyman Hanover DE
Striking Gold: Building Effective Collaborations Aligned with Funders' Mission and Goals Evaluation/Collaboration Mid-Career Katherine Moose Hunt Hanover F
Working with Individuals Can be tough Professional Development Early-Career Kenda Fanzo, GPC
Lisa Kings, GPC
Hanover G
The UGG on Performance - What does this mean to me? Grants Management/Budgets All Gloria Shontz, CPA Baker
The Sustainability Question Deconstructed and Reframed Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Mid-career Margit Brazda Poirier
Danny W Blitch, GPC
Courtland
I am the Juggernaut: 7 Keys to Becoming and Unstoppable Force for Good in the World Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Early-career Val Porter Dunwoody
Achieving Grant Professional Certified Status (GPC) Professional Development Mid-Career Bonnie Houk, GPC
Charlisa Garg, GPC
Sue Pardee, GPC
Fairlie
Planting Seeds: Building Relationships in the Rural Environment Consulting Mid-Career S. Kimberly Jones, GPC Greenbriar
Human Library Professional Development All See More Info! Edgewood
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Asking for Introverts: Cultivating Corporate and Foundation Donors and beyond Prospect Research/Donor Relations Mid-Career Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC
Elizabeth Wilkinson, GPC
Hanover AB
Changing the Way Philanthropy Works Professional Development Advanced Topic Maryn Boess Hanover C
The Boss Wants What? Federal Grants Early-Career Johna Rodgers, GPC Hanover DE
The Project Manager's Toolkit: Professional Development Advanced Topic Rachel Werner, GPC, PMP Hanover F
The Art of Teamwork Professional Development All John Hall Hanover G
My Interim Life - Lessons Learned from an Interim Executive Director Grants Management/Budgets Mid-Career Linda Boedeker Baker
Timing is Everything: Are You Ready to Become a Grant Consultant Consulting Mid-Career Lynne Mullen, MS, MEd, GPC Courtland
Success by Design Evaluation/Collaboration Early-Career Tinesar Forrest, MPA Dunwoody
Scientific Research Grants and Their Academic Relatives - A Guide for the Curious Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Mid-Career Deborah A Cook, PhD Fairlie
Ethics Roundtable Professional Development All Belinda Orrill
Melissa Kemp
Greenbriar
Discussion Den: Grants & Development: Integration + Collaboration = More Grants Professional Development All See More Information Edgewood
Friday, November 11
Session Title Skill Track Level Presenter Room
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Welcome the Detours: Roadmaps for a Grant Career that Fits Your Life Consulting Mid-career Kimberly Tso, GPC
Diane H. Leonard, GPC
Hanover AB
Every Day Leadership: Practical Ways to Develop and Use Leadership Professional Development Mid-career Ericka Harney, GPC, CFRE, CAE, CVA Hanover C
Evidenced-Based Project Design Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Advanced Topic Cheryl L. Kester, CFRE Hanover DE
Comprehensive Evaluation Planning Evaluation/Collaboration Mid-Career Marissa Anne Berg Hanover F
Readability Stats: How to Write with Greater Power, Clarity and Economy Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Mid-Career Shane Pekny Hanover G
I don't look good in orange! Helping non-grant people understand grants management Grants Management/Budgets Mid-Career Denise Folke, GPC Baker
Foundations are People Too! Prospect Research/Donor Relations Early-career Stephanie Macgill Courtland
Making Friends with Funders: What Grantmakers Want Every Grantseeker to Know - Before Submitting the Proposal Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Mid-career Maryn Boess Dunwoody
No Weaknesses Noted: How to Make a Reviewer Sing with Joy Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Early-Career Dr. Judy Riffle Fairlie
Writing and Reviewing for GPA Publications (Part 1) Professional Development Mid-Career Andrew S. Rawdon, JD
David H. Lindeman, CFRE, GPC
Heather Stombaugh, CFRE, GPC
Robyn Gibboney, PhD, GPC
Margit Brazda Poirier
Greenbriar
Discussion Den: Managing Up Professional Development All See More Information! Edgewood
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
The Narrative Thread in Your Grant Proposal Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Mid-career Sharon Skinner, GPC Hanover AB
Singing for Your Supper (Yes, You know the Words) Prospect Research/Donor Relations Early-career Linda J. Boedeker Hanover C
Federal Reviews: What Really Happens in the Little Rooms? Federal Grants Advanced Topic Karen Norris Hanover DE
Sub-Contracting: From A-Z Consulting Advanced Topic Lydia S. Howie, MS, GPC Hanover F
The State of Grantseeking and Its Implications for Grant Professionals Prospect Research/Donor Relations Early-career Dahna Goldstein Hanover G
Practical Considerations of Direct vs. indirect Costs: 2016 Update Grants Management/Budgets Mid-career Richard Redfearn, PhD Baker
Grant Professionals - Believe It or Not Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Mid-career Susan Jordan, GPC
Becky Crump, GPC
Johna Rodgers, GPC
Courtland
Granted: Identifying, Apply for, and Managing Grant Funds Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Early-career Amanda Pearce, CFRE Dunwoody
What in the World?!?! Professional Development Mid-career Ruth McLean Dawson Fairlie
Writing and Reviewing for GPA Publications (Part 2) Professional Development Mid-Career Andrew S. Rawdon, JD
David H. Lindeman, CFRE, GPC
Heather Stombaugh, CFRE, GPC
Robyn Gibboney, PhD, GPC
Margit Brazda Poirier
Greenbriar
Human Library Professional Development All See More Information Edgewood
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Program Evaluation: A tool to increase grants scope opportunities Evaluation/Collaboration Advanced Topic Luz Mairym Lopez Rodriguez Hanover AB
Grant Readiness Score: Case Studies, Average, and Lessons Learned through the GRASP Tool Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Mid-career Diane H. Leonard, GPC Hanover C
Risky Business - The New Risk and Integrity Assessment for Federal Grant Recipients Federal Grants Advanced Topic Lucy M. Morgan, CPA, MBA Hanover DE
Low Cost Grants Management Solutions Grants Management/Budgets Early-career Kristi Crawford, GPC Hanover F
Don't Let Your Paycheck Determine your Ethical Standards Consulting Mid-career Cyndi MacKenzie, GPC
Scot Scala, M.Ed, GPC
Hanover G
Controlling Grant Chaos in Large Organizations Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Mid-career Becky Crump, GPC Baker
Mirror, mirror on the wall...is my grant office helping them all? Grants Management/Budgets Mid-career Olivia Smith-Daugherty, GPC
Stacey Ann Smith
Courtland
Hot Topic - Learn Grants Federal Grants All Levels Christopher Zeleznik Dunwoody
Body Worn Cameras and Beyond: Bringing Home Technology Funding for Public Safety Federal Grants Mid-career Michael Paddock Fairlie
Rural Funding Challenges Evaluation/Collaboration Mid-career Linda Gattan Butler, MSW, ACSW, LISW-S
Heather Stombaugh, CFRE, GPC

S. Kim Jones, GPC
Greenbriar
Discussion Den: Ethics Professional Development All See More Information Edgewood
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Leadership in Uncertain Times: Lessons for Grant Professionals Professional Development Advanced Topic M. Linda Wastyn, PhD
Ronald O Wastyn, PhD
Hanover AB
Finding the Persuasion Intersection Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Mid-career Andrea Hoff, MPA, GPC Hanover C
Ignite the Grant Profession Professional Development Mid-career Amanda Day, GPC
Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC
Ericka Harney, CFRE, GPC, CVA
Johna Rodgers, GPC
Danny Blitch, GPC
Sylvia Redic, GPC
Jo Miller, GPC
David Broussard, GPC
Hanover DE
Hot Topic - Information Coming Soon       Hanover F
The Dr. Strangelove Approach: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Social Media Prospect Research/Donor Relations Mid-career Jodi Samuels, PhD Hanover G
Microsoft Office Insider: Making Grant Writing Easier Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Mid-career Marissa Anne Berg Baker
Heaven or Hell: My First Six Months as a Grant Consultant Consulting Advanced Topic Maura Harrington Courtland
Hot Topic - Notice of Award - Proof of Concept Federal Grants All Levels Christopher Zeleznik Dunwoody
Finding and Securing Funding for Health Care Projects Federal Grants Early-career Christopher LaPage Fairlie
Synchronizing Your Grants Team with New Technology Grants Management/Budgets Mid-career Adam Roth Greenbriar
Human Library Professional Development All See More Information Edgewood
Saturday, November 12
Session Title Skill Track Level Presenter Room
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Paint by Numbers; Paint a Beautiful Picture for Funders Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Mid-career Ellen Gugel Hanover AB
Stake Your Claim-Discovering Your ROI Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Mid-career Leslie Mitchell, GPC Hanover C
Stories from the trenches - let's all play nice in the sandbox Professional Development Mid-career Rachel Werner (session facilitator)
Linda Gatten Butler, MSW, ACSW, LISW-S
Danny W. Blitch, GPC
Heather Stombaugh, CFRE, GPC
Micki Vandeloo, GPC
Dr. Judy Riffle
Hanover DE
Increasing grantwriting capacity and impact in an environment of scarcity Consulting Mid-career Tara Gohr
Erin Hielkema
Aly Sanchez
Hanover F
Preparing for Audits Under the Federal Uniform Guidance Federal Grants Mid-career Timothy M. Lyons, CPA, CGMA Hanover G
Grantwriting in Dialog with other Fundraising Disciplines Prospect Research/Donor Relations Mid-career Maureen Stabile Baker
Donor Relations That Build Donor Retention Prospect Research/Donor Relations Mid-career Amanda Pearce Courtland
Leading, Not Nagging Grants Management/Budgets Mid-career Pam McBride, M.Ed Dunwoody
Accessing Government Statistics Online Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Early-career Samir Abdullahi Fairlie
Discussion Den: GPA Mentoring Program 101 Professional Development All GPA Mentoring Task Force Edgewood
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Capacity Building Grants - Choosing the Right Approach Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Mid-career Arthur Davis Hanover AB
Vision Boards - A Creative Inspiration for Your Future Professional Development Early-career Ericka Harney, GPC, CFRE, CAE, CVA Hanover DE
Starting with the End in Mind: Writing Better Proposals by Increasing Your Knowledge of Evaluations Evaluation/Collaboration Mid-career Holly Dickinson
Jessica Aungst Weitzel
Hanover F
I Won the Grant! - Now What? Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Mid-career Denee Burns Hanover G
We have a new president! What does that mean for federal grants Federal Grants Advanced Topic M. Linda Wastyn, PhD
Robert Bradner
Baker
The Value of Debrief in Grants Development Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Mid-career Heidi Yaple, GPC Courtland
Organizational Assessment and Action Planning Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Early-career Rhonda Riherd Trautman Dunwoody
Helping Graduate Students and Faculty in the Humanities and Social Sciences to Write Competitive Grant Proposals Proposal Development  Communication Strategies Early-career Marion Pratt Fairlie
Human Library Professional Development All See More Information Edgewood
 

CONTINUING EDUCATION POINTS!

We are pleased to announce that the 2016 Conference has been approved by GPCI and CFRE as providers for continuing education points!

Professionals holding the GPC can earn 12 CEUS in Category 1: Education if they attend the entire conference.

·  Thursday, November 10, 2016 = 5
·  Friday, November 11, 2016 = 5
·  Saturday, November 12, 2016 = 2




Full participation in Grant Professionals Annual Conference is applicable for 11.25 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.


·  Thursday, November 10, 2016  = 3.75
·  Friday, November 11, 2016 = 4.75
·  Saturday, November 12, 2016 = 2.5