2017 WORKSHOP Schedule     

Sunday, October 15th
1pm - 5pm

5pm - 7pm

7pm - 9pm
Golf Outing -Lincoln Park Golf Course (depart hotel @ 12:25pm)

Registration and Check In - at Aloft Hotel

Opening Reception - Sponsored by Cypress Risk Management
and Fan Affinity

Monday, October 16th
7:00am - 8:15am
7:00am - 8:15am
Breakfast - Provided

Sponsored by Techline Sports Lighting
Session I

8:30am - 9:30am
Starting From Scratch - Developing Revenue Generating Programs in Athletics

Nate Burton, Athletic Director - West Virginia State University
Session II

9:30am - 10:30am
Creating Athletic Giving Campaigns Utilizing Crowdfunding

Grant Kelly, Sr. Assoc. A.D./Dir. of Development - Johns Hopkins University
Stephanie Laurence, Development Coordinator - Johns Hopkins University
10:30am - 10:45am
Session III

10:45am - 11:45am
Maximizing Annual Giving To Athletics

Matt Donovan, Sr. Assoc. A.D. for Development - University of Indianapolis
11:45a.m - 1:00pm 
Lunch - Provided

Sponsored by Nevco Scoreboards and Neptune Gametime
Session IV

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Open Discussion - Topics determined by attendees

Jim Abbott, Athletic Director - Oklahoma City University
Session V

2:00pm - 3:00pm 
The Evolution of a Small Market - How a city of 30,000 leads the nation in attendance.

Jon Olson, VP for Development - Northern State University
Zach Flakus, Deputy A.D. - Northern State University
Session VI

3:15pm - 4:15pm
Engaging Alumni in Your Athletic Department

 Kim Schmidt, Assoc. Director of Alumni Relations - Grand Valley State University
Session VII

4:15pm - 5:15pm
5 Ideas You Can Implement On Your Campus

Josh Gleason, Athletic Director - Goshen College
Jim Abbott, Athletic Director - Oklahoma City University
Racheal Morris, Assoc. A.D. for Development - Colorado State University - Pueblo
Tim Demant, Athletic Director - Whitworth University
Brock Wissmiller, Asst. A.D. - External Relations - Upper Iowa University
5:45pm - 6:45pm
Reception - Mickey Mantle's Steakhouse

Sponsored by Learfield Licensing Partners & Balfour

Tuesday, October 17th
7:30am - 8:30am
Session VIII

8:30am - 9:30am
Building a Succe$$ful Special Event

John Phillips, Athletic Director - Embry Riddle University
Session IX

9:30am - 10:30am
Strategic Approaches to Corporate Sponsorship Sales

Brandon Baker, Asst. A.D. - Mktg. & Corporate Sales - University of Central Oklahoma
Session X

10:30 - 11:30am
Collaborative Fundraising For President's and AD's

Michelle Johnston, President - University of Rio Grande
Jeff Lanham, Athletic Director - University of Rio Grande

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