Monday, April 16, 2018

CFP: APRA Canada Conference (Toronto - October 208) - Advancement Research

Call for Presentation Proposals:
2018 APRA Canada Conference - October 17 - 19, 2018 in Toronto, Canada

Deadline: Friday, April 20, 2018
Please send proposals to: Stacey Bissell,

Download submission form here –> Call For Presentation Proposals

Topic Ideas:

•         Research metrics & reporting
•         Data mining and analytics
•         Prospect identification strategies
•         Calculating giving capacity
•         Compensation Estimation – e.g. best methods; bonus & stock option trends for specific sectors and/or job levels; private/public sector comparisons; useful tools & sources; etc.
•         Wealth indicators and evaluating non-traditional sources of wealth (e.g. art collection, evaluating real estate in Canada)
•         Prospect Management
•         Researcher/fundraiser partnership and strategies for working together
•         Leadership and management development for prospect researchers
•         Campaign & strategic planning
•         Research methods for major giving, corporate giving, planned giving & campaigns
•         Public and private company research techniques
•         Social media tools to enhance your research
•         Economic and industry trends affecting wealth and philanthropy
•         International research resources and best methods
•         Other interesting ideas!

Don't miss this opportunity to contribute to a professional, diverse and high-quality educational program. Please feel free to share this document with your network – we are interested in hearing from professionals in other fields including fundraisers and special librarians. We welcome submissions from individuals, groups, or teams. Panels are also encouraged.