ADRP 2022 Conference Program

Wednesday  |  Thursday  |  Friday

Full participation in the 2022 ADRP International Conference is applicable for 11 points in Category 
1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certifications and/or recertification. 

Pre-Conference | Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Time Event
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM Registration Desk Open
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Launch Party


Day One | Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Time Event 
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM Registration Desk Open
7:30 AM  – 8:00 AM Breakfast 
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Welcome 
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Opening Keynote  We Are for Good (Jon McCoy and Becky Endicott) 
Sponsored by 
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Networking Break with Exhibitors
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM    Concurrent Sessions 1 

1AEngaging Loyal Donors in Planned Giving Conversations

1BBuilding the Plane While Flying: How to Get Your Advancement Colleagues on Board and Soar Together

1CDiversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Best Practices in Fundraising

1DIndividualized Stewardship Plans: What, why, when, and how?

1ENew Professionals Cohort – The Onboarding We All Wished We Had

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Networking Break with Exhibitors
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM    Concurrent Sessions 2 

2AReigniting Your Spark: Personal Growth vs. Career Growth

2B | Growing the Scale and Quality of Donor Impact/Stewardship Reports: Lessons Learned at the University of Rochester
2C | How to avoid going around in circles with your circles 2D | Integrating Donor Engagement into Major Gift Work: We're Not Just Here for the Thank You's
2E | Leaner, Cleaner, but not Meaner: Examining How to Consolidate and Encourage Spending of Underutilized Funds

2F | Board Management 101: Leveraging Your Board to Effectively Engage Key Volunteers and Donors

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch - Stewardship Awards 
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM    Concurrent Session 3 

3AResearch Round UP

3BNew Leadership, New Stewardship Opportunities

3CLet's Get Real About Donor Relations

3DWhat's in a Name: Shakespeare and JK Rowling were both right!

3ERecAck: Solving the Receipt and Acknowledgement Puzzle

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Networking Break with Exhibitors
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM    Concurrent Sessions 4 

4APractices in the Ethical and Responsible Collection of Race and Ethnicity, Gender Identity, and Pronoun Data

4BThe Bridge Between Membership and Individual Giving: Strategies for a Robust Pipeline

4CA New Way to "Spread the Love", A Journey on Stewardship and Relationships Within Our Community

4DChanneling Gifts of Significance

4ENear or Far: Managing a Team of Hybrid and Remote Rock Stars

5:15 PM – 7:15 PM Networking Reception 
6:30 PM Dine-Arounds: Meet by 6 in the La Sala Foyer by the registration desk.


Day Two | Thursday, September 22, 2022

Time Event 
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM Sunrise Yoga with Denise in Isleta/Jemez
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Registration Desk Open
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast 
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Blair Scholarship Awards 
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Networking Break with Exhibitors
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM    Workshops
Workshop A | Taking the Lead: A Skills, Strategies, and Best Practices Workshop for Team Leaders Workshop B | Building a Better Story
Workshop C | Tips, Tricks, & Ideas to Grow & Sustain Your DR Career (a session for early career DR Pros) Workshop D | Simplify & Humanize Your Digital Engagement (We are for Good)
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch 
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM    Concurrent Sessions 5
5AWhy Donor Surveys are Cool – and how not to irritate your Database Manager when the responses come in! 5BDon't Get Blown Off Course: How to Navigate and Lead Through Times of Change
5C | Connecting the Dots through Impact Reporting
5DStewardship Writing - The Five W's and an H
5EThe Intractable Issue of Metrics & Measurement: A Participatory Session
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Networking Break with Exhibitors
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM    Concurrent Sessions 6 
6AStewardship TechXchange: Five Year Gold Watch Edition 6BMinute to LOSE It: Laughing and Learning from Our DR Failures, Mistakes, and Gaffs
6CMoving Donor Relations Forward: Addressing Unconscious Bias (Lead by the DEI Committee) 6D |  The Life of a Middle-Manager: My Wellbeing, Balance, and Career Path
6E | Be an Agent of Change in the Midst of Culture Change 6F | The Pathway to the Collaborative Enterprise
6:30 PM Dine-Arounds: Meet by 6 in the La Sala Foyer by the registration desk. 


Day Three | Friday, September 23, 2022

Time Event
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Registration Desk Open
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast 
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Wrap up Comments/ Prizes 
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Closing Keynote – "Leading Well + Living Well" (Kishshana Palmer)
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Break 
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM   



Concurrent Sessions 7
7ADisaster Fundraising: Standing Strong in the Storm 7B And Now Presenting the 2022 International Stewardship Awards - CANCELLED
7C | Legal, Possible, & Practical? Check Yes or No 7D |  Post Covid Use of Restricted Gift Funds: What Do We Do With All of This Money?
 7E | Charting an Intentional Career Path
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Post-Event Excursion*
*Pre-registration required