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Your Guide to Sessions at AFP ICON 2019

By Andrea Schiller March 28, 2019

Your Guide to Sessions at AFP ICON 2019
Every year, thousands of the top fundraisers gather at the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) ICON, the premier international conference to discuss and share trends in fundraising, best practices and more. This year, is excited to participate in a variety of ways. Here’s how we are participating at AFP Icon 2019:

1. Hosting the Trends and Innovation Track and presenting sessions on:

    Strategies to Successfully Undergo a Digital Transformation
    Sunday, March 31
    9:00 – 10:15 AM
    Room 217C
    Many organizations are looking to embrace technology, but few know where to start. In this session, we’ll showcase the importance of undergoing a digital transformation, provide some recommendations on how to prepare, and highlight how to implement a change management strategy.

    The Robots Are Coming: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Fundraising
    Monday, April 1
    3:00 – 4:15 PM
    Room 214A
    Artificial Intelligence is disrupting various industries and changing the way many organizations function. In this session, we’ll provide an introduction to Artificial Intelligence, share what AI means for the future of fundraising, and provide some tips and tricks around how your organization can take advantage of this advanced technology.
    (And for more on AI for Nonprofits, check out this blog on use cases.)

    Embracing Innovation to Engage and Inspire Millennials and Gen Z to Give
    Tuesday, April 2
    8:00 – 9:15 AM
    Room Hemisfair C1
    More people are being activated than ever before, especially Millennials and Gen z. In this session, we’ll share trends in Millennial giving and provide recommendations on how you can use technology to reach Millennials and Gen Z where they are and inspire them to give and advocate for your organization.

Showing off Nonprofit Cloud and how it can help fundraisers inspire, cultivate and connect with supporters in four Learning Labs

2. Showing off Nonprofit Cloud and how it can help fundraisers inspire, cultivate and connect with supporters in four Learning Labs:

    Acquire, Inspire and Convert New Donors with Nonprofit Cloud
    Tuesday, April 2
    10:00 – 10:30 AM
    Learning Lab 2
    Join us to learn how to uplevel your fundraising by developing on-on-one donor journeys on Nonprofit Cloud.

    Go Big! Manage and Steward Your Major Donors with Nonprofit Cloud
    Monday, April 1
    3:15 – 3:45 AM
    Learning Lab 2
    Learn how you can understand and efficiently steward your major donors on Nonprofit Cloud.

    Work Smarter! Digitize Revenue Streams and Drive Productivity with Nonprofit Cloud
    Sunday, March 31
    11:15 – 11:45 AM
    Learning Lab 2:
    Learn how you can digitize revenue streams across donations, grants, direct mail and earned income on Nonprofit Cloud while driving productivity.

    It’s Magic! Uplevel Insights with AI and Predictive Analytics on Nonprofit Cloud
    Monday, April 1
    1:45 – 2:15 AM
    Learning Lab 2
    Take advantage of AI and predictive analytics to make your fundraising team smarter than ever with Nonprofit Cloud.

For all the details, see session and Learning Lab descriptions.

Having conversations on #nptech

3. Having conversations on #nptech

We love having conversations about how technology can help nonprofits,, and AFP ICON is another opportunity to do just that! If you’re interested in talking to our product team while at the event, please provide us your email and we’ll reach out to schedule some time.

Booth at a conference for nonprofit technology

4. Sharing swag!

We’ll be at Booth #523, stop by to say hi, see a demo, or get some swag.

We hope to see you there at AFP Icon!

For more tips on picking technology for your nonprofit, get the buyer’s guide here.


About the Author
Andrea SchillerAndréa Schiller is a Senior Product Marketing Manager on the team focused on nonprofit fundraising. She is passionate about using technology for social good. In addition to her work in helping nonprofits understand technology to achieve their goals, she is President of Latinoforce, a Salesforce Employee Resource Group. Her nonprofit contributions include starting and managing TeachTech Inc, a 501c3 nonprofit that focuses on bridging the gap between older and younger generations in technology literacy. Originally from San Diego, she has also completed an Ironman race and studies part-time at the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business.