Most days, we're hiding from the rain in our Portland, OR office. But this fall, NTEN staff is traveling all over the country to various NPTech events. Here's a list of where we'll be and where we want to be. Are you going?
September 21 in Austin, TX: Social Media Boot Camp for Nonprofits is a half day workshop with Ridgewood. They'll cover everything social media, including writing to improve your site traffic, blogging, and the newest tools out there. We won't be there in person, but definitely in spirit.
September 28-29 in London, UK: The Lasa European Not-For Profit Technology Conference will be discussing the topic "Will the Cloud Save the Sector?" Unfortunately, no one from NTEN will be in-person at the event, but Holly will be Skype-ing in for a session.
September 29 - 30 in Research Triangle, NC: The North Carolina Center for Nonprofits (NCCN)'s annual conference, "Nonprofits in a New Reality", will feature NTEN's We Are Media Curriculum sponsored by Convio -- and Holly will be traveling to the event. There will also be sessions, a lunch with grantmakers, and a Nonprofit Marketplace.
September 30 - October 2 in Las Vegas, NV: Holly will speak at the AFP Leadership Academy --designed for present and future AFP Chapter leaders -- on More than Just Friends: Building and Sustaining Relationships with the Next Generation.
October 16-19 in Washington, DC: The PRSA International Conference, Powering PRogress will feature over 80 sessions across four tracks. One of those session is a panel featuring NTEN's Annaliese. Getting to What Matters: Connecting With Donors, Members and Supporters During Turbulent Times takes place on Tuesday at 8:00 am.
October 20-22 in Washington, DC: Blackbaud's Conference for Nonprofits is three days of content specifically tailored towards nonprofit users of Blackbaud software, including eTapestry, Team Approach, and Sphere. It will also feature a Technology Keynote with NTEN rockstars Beth Kanter & Allison Fine talking about their new book The Networked Nonprofit. Keep an eye out for Holly, who will be roaming the halls as well.
October 20-22 in Atlanta, GA: The Independent Sector conference focuses this year on collaboration with the theme, "Forging together to create a stronger future." Highlights include the Public Policy Action Institute, nGen workshops and networking for emerging leaders, and a CEO track.
October 22 in Manchester, NH: The Council on Fundraising's 2nd Annual Technology conference will feature our very own Holly as keynote speaker. She'll be talking about Technology Tools to Make Your Development Efforts Soar.
October 25-27 in Baltimore, MD: The Convio Summit brings together Convio clients, partners, and industry experts. Make sure to check out Holly's session Managing Technology to Meet Your Mission: Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom on Monday, the 25th at 1:00 pm. Be sure to stop by the exhibit hall to visit Annaliese.
November 8-9 in Kansas City, MO: The 18th annual Philanthropy Midwest Conference will feature Anna speaking about Mobile Fundraising Made Easy with Mobile Citizen. It will also feature a keynote address from NTEN member Stacy Palmer, editor of The Chronicle of Philanthropy
November 8-11 in San Diego, CA: The TAG Annual conference will focus on Harnessing New Trends in Communications and Technology. Holly will be presenting Listening in Social Media: Tools and Strategies for Monitoring Your Reputation and Causes in the morning of day 4 of the conference.
December 6-9 in San Francisco, CA: Dreamforce is a cloud computing event put together by Salesforce.com. This year, they're focusing on the shift from Cloud 1 to Cloud 2, a convergence of cloud computing, social media & mobile applications. We can't make it this year, but we think you should go.
December 14 - 15 in Washington, DC: The ASAE Technology Conference & Expo features various Technology Idea Labs, one of which will be presented by Holly on day one of the conference, Create Your Organization's Social Media Strategy Map. On day two, look for NTEN member Michael Hoffman of see3 and his Technology Idea Lab, The Anatomy of a Video.