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Pre-Summit Sessions



Newcomer’s Session

Wednesday, November 14 | 8:30 – 11:30am
Career Level: New to the industry, entry-level

New to advancement services or first time to summit? This session will cover the different roles, where you fit, and where you go from here. You will also hear from industry leaders on best practices for newcomers and have the opportunity to get your questions answered. It is never too early to start networking and to meet AASP leadership.

Cost: $95, includes continental breakfast

Not attending all of Summit? Register for only this pre-Summit session


Executive Session

Wednesday, November 14 | 8:30am – 1:00pm
Career Level: Director and above

Register via link provided in emailed invite.*

In this invitation-only session, executive-level professionals in advancement services will focus on leadership change, both inside and outside of advancement services, and change management caused by leadership or other changes. You will have a chance to network and learn from the insights of other attendees.

Navigating Change: Effective Strategies for Dealing with Changes in Leadership, Direction, and Even Mission
Presented by: Stuart Sullivan, Senior Vice President of Graham Pelton

Organizational change can present both significant challenges and opportunities. In this case-based session, you will be challenged to think about the impact of organizational change, both for business continuity and the array of ways change impacts the enterprise. Stuart Sullivan will lead an interactive session focusing on all aspects of organizational change and how development offices can navigate through what are sometimes turbulent waters.

This will be an interactive session with a keynote presentation and networking luncheon.

Cost: $175, includes continental breakfast and lunch

*This event is by invite only. Register through link provided in emailed invite (first sent on August 13). If you do not receive an email and feel you should, please email to request an invitation. 

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Data Analytics and Business Intelligence Workshop

Wednesday, November 14 | 8:30am – 11:30am

This workshop is designed for the management-level advancement services professional who wants to have a deeper understanding of data analytics and business intelligence. Small group work on case studies will provide a unique opportunity to learn and share with your peers in the industry.

Cost: $95, includes continental breakfast

Not attending all of Summit? Register for only this pre-Summit session