March 31 - April 2, 2020


The schedule for Leading Forward 2020 is still developing, so be sure to check back frequently to see the new sessions and speakers that have been added.
Tuesday, March 31
Session Title Speaker(s) Location Education Topic
6:00PM - 7:00PM
Opening Reception TBDN/A
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Opening Dinner TBDN/A

Wednesday, April 1
Session Title Speaker(s) Location Education Topic
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Breakfast Avenue BallroomN/A
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
State of the Union for Healthcare Lisa Bielamowicz, MD Avenue BallroomN/A
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Navigating the Storms of Systemization David L. Flood Albert R. (Bert) Zimmerli Avenue BallroomSystemization
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Break TBDN/A
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
How Northwell Created a Philanthropy-Focused Governance Structure and the Positive Impact of a Comprehensive Campaign Brian Lally Jeffrey Kraut Avenue BallroomCampaigns
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
When Philanthropy is Truly a Strategic Imperative Elizabeth Dale, EdD, MPA Avenue BallroomPhilanthropy as a Strategic Driver
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch Avenue BallroomN/A
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
More than the Money: When Controversial Donors Create Ethical Dilemmas Avenue BallroomPhilanthropy Ethics
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Break TBDN/A
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Working Groups By Topics TBDN/A
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Break TBDN/A
4:15 PM - 5:45 PM
Working Groups By Organization Type TBDN/A
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM
Cocktail Reception TBDN/A
6:30 PM
Dinner (On Your Own) TBDN/A

Thursday, April 2
Session Title Speaker(s) Location Education Topic
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Breakfast Avenue BallroomN/A
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Keynote Session: Randy Oostra Randy Oostra, DM, FACHE Avenue BallroomN/A
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Building a Strong Board: How the Foundation Board can Impact the Entire Health System Sarah Fawcett-Lee, CFRE Damien Ghee Avenue BallroomBoard Development
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Break TBDN/A
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Technology and Philanthropy: The Power of Partnering with IT Jan Wood, CFRE Dave Lehr Page Bullington Avenue BallroomPhilanthropy and Technology Services
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Understanding the Changing Physician Experience and How Philanthropy Can Help Randy Varju, CFRE, FAHP Gary Stuck, DO, FAAFP Avenue BallroomClinician Engagement
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Accelerating Philanthropy through a CEO Transition Grant Stirling, PhD Thomas Shanley, MD Kary McIlwain Avenue BallroomCEO Transition