October 23-26, 2019 | Washington, DC

Schedule

The largest gathering of health care development professionals, the AHP Annual International Conference is the catalyst for growing your network, connecting with peers and sharing new experiences. Leaders in our field present educational sessions on industry trends and first-hand innovative practices.

Please note: This preliminary schedule is subject to change. Check back soon for more details! 

For information on education sessions at the 2019 AHP International Conference, check our education page. 

Wednesday, October 23
Session Title Speaker(s) Location Education Topic
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Registration Convention Registration DeskN/A
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Exploring the MedStar Health/Georgetown University Philanthropy Partnership Georgetown UniversityPartnerships
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Health System Development Forum (2018-2019 Residency Program Cohort Presentations) Courtney Van Shura Dan Murphy Rick Scott, CFRE Jessica Kowal Tamara Darr Washington Room 2Various
Innovation Lab Betsy Chapin Taylor, FAHP Washington Room 3Innovation
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Opening Welcome & Keynote Speaker Ty Bennett Marriott BallroomStorytelling
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Opening Reception Marriott Foyer/Salon 1Reception

Thursday, October 24
Session Title Speaker(s) Location Education Topic
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration Convention Registration DeskN/A
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Exhibit Hall Open Exhibit HallN/A
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Networking Breakfast with Exhibitors TBD Exhibit HallN/A
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Work Smarter, Not Harder: Integrated Donor Pipeline Development for Optimal Results Jan Wood, CFRE Elizabeth Gross Delaware AEmerging Trends/Practices
Reach New Fundraising Levels Kimberly Bellinger, CFRE Kevin Hughes, CFRE Gail D. Rudolph, CFRE Virginia CEmerging Trends/Practices
Portfolio Values: Expanding the Art and Science of the Solicitation Jennifer Svihus, MBA, CFRE Julie Eckardt-Cantrall, MBA Virginia BCurrent and Prospective Donor Research
The Perennial Millennial Conundrum: How to Reach this Elusive Prospect Base Matthew R. Ghiorsi, MBA Martin Richman, CFRE Virginia AEmerging Trends/Practices
Beyond Cocktail Parties and Board Seats: Reinventing Your Principal Gifts Program Monica Taylor Lotty Kimberly Kicenuik Hubbard Michelle Liberatore Maryland CTransformational Giving
Building Exceptional Teams Stephen P. Testa, Jr., CFRE Gregory J. Hagin, MBA Maryland ATalent Management
Launching a System-Wide Comprehensive Campaign: A Case Study About Alignment & Integration Brian T. Lally Nicole Thigpen Felix Brett Mannes Delaware BSystemization
From Blah to Blazing - How We Upped Our Grateful Patient Fundraising Game Eli Jordfald, MPA, CFRE Gail Perry, MBA, CFRE Maryland BGrateful Patients
10:10 AM - 11:10 AM
Bigger, Better, Smarter: Using Data Driven Fundraising to Guide Strategy Dana Casson, CFRE Ryan Marshall Gregory J. Hagin, MBA Adam Miller Virginia AEmerging Trends/Practices
Beyond Cocktail Parties and Board Seats: Reinventing Your Principal Gifts Program Monica Taylor Lotty Kimberly Kicenuik Hubbard Michelle Liberatore Maryland CTransformational Giving
Spring Board: Elevating Your Board's Impact on Your Bottom Line Cory Davies Virginia BVolunteer Involvement
From Action to Value: The Future of Corporate Philanthropy Grant Stirling, PhD Maryland BEmerging Trends/Practices
When Traditional Methods Fall Short: Creative Ways to Build the Mid-Level Major Gift Pipeline Danielle Hickson, MBA Marisa M. Medina, MCIS Delaware AEmerging Trends/Practices
Making the Most of Your Technology Investments Greg Workman Will Curtis Greg Warner Matt McMahan Delaware BEmerging Trends/Practices
Achieving Record Breaking Levels of Physician Giving Andrew K. Sullivan, MD Debra Gill, MPA, CFRE, FAHP Anna Smoot, CFRE Maryland ATopics from a Small Shop Perspective
The Value of a Fresh Perspective: The When and the Why of Hiring a Consultant for Your Organization Jessie Rosenberg Sarah Batts Robert J. Di Vito, JD, CFRE Virginia CLeadership and Management
11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
Coffee Break with Exhibitors Exhibit Hall AN/A
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
From Blah to Blazing - How We Upped Our Grateful Patient Fundraising Game Eli Jordfald, MPA, CFRE Gail Perry, MBA, CFRE Maryland BGrateful Patients
Leveraging the Power of Private Philanthropy Jai Kumar, MPH Julia Wacker, MSW, MSPH Maryland ARelationship Building
Keys to Successful Employee Giving Campaigns in an Integrative Health System Amy Thomas Alicea Glover, MBA Virginia AEmployee Engagement and Giving
What Do Millennial Millionaires Want? Sarah Landman, M.A. Abigail Wright Virginia BEmerging Trends/Practices
Integration of Fundraising Efforts Across a Hospital System with Multiple Partner Hospitals: Lessons Learned (and Still Learning) Michelle L. Glennon, Esq. Michael Hibler, MPA Carol Shannon Delaware AManaging Affiliations (Systems, Mergers, Acquisitions)
Building a Community for Philanthropy Through Generative Leadership Mark McCampbell, CFRE Melanie Furlan Pamela Ross, CFRE Delaware BLeadership and Management
Artificial Intelligence and Major Gift Fundraising Nathan Fay, MA, CFRE Adam Martel Maryland CRelationship Building
Breakthrough Fundraising: How Marketing and Fundraising Can Work Together to Drive Results Kelley Stewart Leena Patel Virginia CRelationship Building
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch with Exhibitors Exhibit Hall BN/A
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Gratitude Matters: Perspectives from a Patient, Physician and Administrator Rep. Steve Scalise Jack Sava, MD Susan Kennedy, RN, BSN Marriott BallroomGratitude
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Coffee Break with Exhibitors Exhibit Hall AN/A
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Achieving Record Breaking Levels of Physician Giving Andrew K. Sullivan, MD Debra Gill, MPA, CFRE, FAHP Anna Smoot, CFRE Maryland ATopics from a Small Shop Perspective
It's Personal: Connecting the Dots Between Philanthropy, Business Development and the Patient Experience Loriana De Crescenzo, CFRE Maryland CLeadership and Management
Grateful Patient Programs - The Next Generation Susan Dolbert, PhD Tim Gale Ben Golding Priya Jethwa Julia Alber Delaware BGrateful Patients
Bringing Your Foundation into the Digital Age: How to Raise Real Money Online Abha Tirtha John Simpson Maryland BDigital Philanthropy
A Lifetime of Fundraising: Lessons Learned Along the Way Claudia Looney, FAHP, CFRE Virginia CCareer Development
To Integrate or Not: A System Approach to Philanthropy Crystal Hinson Miller, MA, CFRE Laura Pickett, MHA Delaware ASystemization
Vision 2020: Designing Impactful Campaigns in the Context of a Changing Health Care Landscape Thomas Kissane John Haley Samantha Vigliotta Roshma Azeem, MPA Virginia AEmerging Trends/Practices
Secure Your Hospital's Vision and Future With Philanthropy Scott Lange David Krause, FAHP Melanie Sabelhaus Virginia BEducating the Board
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Grand Reception Marriott FoyerN/A
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Si Seymour Award Dinner Marriott BallroomCelebrating Philanthropy

Friday, October 25
Session Title Speaker(s) Location Education Topic
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Registration Convention Registration DeskN/A
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Exhibit Hall Open Exhibit HallN/A
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Keynote Session: The Future of the Health Care Marketplace - What's Next? Ian Morrison Marriott BallroomFuture of Health Care
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Fundraising for Population Health Amy Dorrill, MBA, FAHP Maryland CEmerging Trends/Practices
3 CPOs: Learnings from Chief Philanthropy Officers Amy G. Day, CFRE, FAHP Moira McGinley David Wilke, CFRE Delaware ALeadership and Management
Building Exceptional Teams Stephen P. Testa, Jr., CFRE Gregory J. Hagin, MBA Maryland ATalent Management
Magic Happens: Campaigns, Estate Gifts and Donor Focused Philanthropy Jason Smith Vince McElligott, FCEP Virginia BEmerging Trends/Practices
What You Need to Know About Planned Giving: When Planned Giving Is Not All You Do Timothy Logan, FAHP, ACFRE Virginia APlanned Giving
Transforming Your Donor Concierge Stewardship Program into a Cultivation Machine Maureen C. Kelly Joseph E. Stampe Delaware BEmerging Trends/Practices
Securing Transformational Gifts for Behavioral Health Funding Kevin Causey Ted Blackburn Virginia CTransformational Giving
Crisis Averted! Being Nimble and Strategic Maggie Redmon, MBA Julie Eckardt-Cantrall, MBA Charlie Guida Maryland BLeadership and Management
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Coffee Break with Exhibitors Exhibit Hall AN/A
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Riches in the Niches Lee Pigeau Virginia CTopics from a Small Shop Perspective
Lessons from a Panel of 40 Under 40 Awardees Colin Hennigar Erin M. Stitzel, CFRE, FAHP Megan Tregunno, CFRE Roel Yambao Delaware BLeadership/Career Development
Crisis Averted! Being Nimble and Strategic Maggie Redmon, MBA Julie Eckardt-Cantrall, MBA Charlie Guida Maryland BLeadership and Management
Using Data for True Impact Sean P. Kramer Maryland CEmerging Trends/Practices
Enhance Board Impact & Create a Better Board Experience Lori Counts, CFRE Aline Lasseter, CFRE Maryland AEducating the Board
8 Great Ideas: Raising the Bar with Innovative Donor Stewardship Jennifer Segal Jennifer Timmins Delaware AStewardship Best Practices
How We Built This: The Transformational Blended Legacy Gift Nicole Kinard Jennifer McGihon Virginia ATransformational Giving
Fundraising from Culturally Diverse Donors: How to Sensitively Cultivate New Americans & New Canadians from South Asia, China and Africa Tom Wilson, MM, ABD Lamech Mbise Virginia BEmerging Trends/Practices
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Lunch and Plenary Session 3 TBD TBDTBD
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Learning Lab: Annual Giving Roel Yambao Melissa Burmester Ryan Carpenter Joshua Meyer Emily Parris Sandler Maryland A/BAnnual Giving
Learning Lab: Philanthropy Operations Various Delaware A/BOperations
Learning Lab: Building & Sustaining Hospice Philanthropy Alison Sadler Melissa Cohea Virginia CHospice Fundraising
Learning Lab: Major Gifts & Planned Giving Mary Hendricks, CFRE Corey Pashea Michael Geis, CFRE, FAHP, FCEP Enid Olvey, CFRE Virginia A/BMajor Gifts/Planned Giving
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
CDO Forum Dana Casson, CFRE Fran Petonic, CFRE Joe Stampe James DeLauro, PhD Maryland CUp at Night Issues
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Coffee Break TBDN/A
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
AHP Development Primer session 1 Dorothy Allen, FAHP Nicole McCahon, FAHP Theresa Pesch, RN Ann Thompson-Haas, MBA, FAHP Maryland CAHP Development Primer
AHP Advanced Course Session 1 Julie E. Cox, FAHP, CFRE Jory Pritchard-Kerr, FAHP Virginia CAHP Advanced Course

Saturday, October 26
Session Title Speaker(s) Location Education Topic
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Registration Convention Registration DeskN/A
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Breakfast (for Primer/Advanced attendees only) TBDN/A
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
AHP Development Primer session 2 Dorothy Allen, FAHP Nicole McCahon, FAHP Theresa Pesch, RN Ann Thompson-Haas, MBA, FAHP Maryland CAHP Development Primer
AHP Advanced Course Session 2 Julie E. Cox, FAHP, CFRE Jory Pritchard-Kerr, FAHP Virginia CAHP Advanced Course