18NTC Agenda

  • A Foolproof Guide to SEM Campaign Optimization
  • A Movement, Not a Mandate: The Video That Went Viral and Inspired a Shift in Culture
  • Accidental and Newbie Communications Directors: What You Need to Know to Be Effective Fast
  • Accountable Board Members: Who Is Doing What?
  • Amplifying Underrepresented Voices in Tech: How to Be an Ally
  • Anatomy of a Nonprofit Website: Why Your Donors Aren’t Giving (More) Online
  • API Versus App: The Changing Landscape of Philanthropic Tech
  • Are You Actually Tailoring Your Message?
  • Attention, CRM Shoppers! A Guide to Choosing CRMs from Independent Experts
  • Becoming A Data-Driven Organization
  • Beyond Task Management: Turning Your Nonprofit to a Project Culture
  • Beyond Webinars: New Models for Scaling Digital Engagement and Expanding Your Organization’s Reach
  • Big Ideas, Little Resources: Social Media for Small Organizations
  • Blockchain for Nonprofits: Fact vs. Fiction
  • Branding for the Apocalypse: How to Get People to Care about Your Cause When Everything Is Horrible
  • Bringing Your Whole Self to Work
  • Bust Those Silos! How Your Digital Storytelling Can Foster Internal Cooperation
  • But Are We Making Progress? Establishing and Using KPIs
  • Can You Really Raise Money through Text Messages?
  • Capacity Building Starts with Culture
  • Capacity Is More than a Buzzword
  • Communications and Inclusion: Reaching and Engaging a Truly Diverse Audience
  • Community Building
  • Community-Driven Fundraising: How To Use Peer-To-Peer To Cultivate Donor Relationships & Reach New Donors
  • Content Strategy in Popular Culture
  • Courageous or Cautious? Establishing Your Nonprofit’s Brand Personality
  • Crashing the Party: Upgrading Your Fundraising Events
  • Cultivating A 21st Century Org
  • Cybersecurity: What Is It, Why Should I Care, and What Can I Do?
  • Data
  • Data + Audience: Connecting to Create Impact
  • Design Thinking Basics: From “Resource Rich” to “Light and Scrappy”
  • Developing Your Own Community Data Science Project as a Solo Data Scientist
  • Digital Advertising
  • Digital Communications
  • Digital Envy: Showcasing the Best of Digital Fundraising
  • Digital Equity: The Importance of Having a Coalition and a Plan
  • Digital Inclusion
  • Digital Minimalism: How to Eliminate Distractions and Start Making Greater Impact
  • Donors Go Digital: The Evolution and Continued Rise of Mobile Donations
  • Don’t Buy a Thing: How to Modernize Your Data System without Breaking the Bank
  • Don’t Get Lost in Translation: Talking Tech with All Levels of Expertise
  • Drupal
  • Editorial Calendar Show and Tell
  • Embracing Change for Project Success
  • Escaping Technical Debt
  • Everything Tech Providers Wished You Knew about Writing an RFP (Plus the Stuff They Want to Keep Secret)
  • Expand Your Nonprofit’s Universe
  • Fail Fast, Learn, and Increase Your Impact: Using Build-Measure-Learn Loops
  • From Empathy Mapping to Practical Innovation
  • From Soup to Nuts: Creating Powerful Films at Any Budget
  • Fundraising Automation: Raise More Money and Get Home to Dinner on Time
  • Getting More Out of Your Data with Analytics: Turn Data into Stories
  • Getting Things Done with the Service Desk Model
  • Gourmet Taste on a Pizza Budget: Tackling a Website Redesign for Small Nonprofits
  • Grant Proposals for Newbies: Bootstrapping Research and Preparation
  • Hacking Your Data for Fundraising Insights, While Keeping Hackers Out!
  • Halfway up the Online Mountain: How a Traditional Fundraising Org Surpassed 50% in Online Giving
  • Help Search Engines Find and Feature You: Using Structured Data on Your Nonprofit Website
  • How Digital-First Technology Transformed the ASPCA’s Online Program
  • How General Data Protection Regulations Will Affect US Nonprofits
  • How Social Listening Tools Are Being Used to Change Minds and Win Campaigns
  • How to Add Multilingual Content to an Existing Website
  • How to Conquer Technology Distraction and Burnout and Be More Present for Yourself, Team, and Organization
  • How to MacGyver Your Way to Digital Success as a Small/Mid-Sized Nonprofit
  • How to Not Suck at Digital Youth Engagement
  • How to Tell a Great Data Story to Executives
  • How to Use Facebook’s Free Fundraising Tools to Drive Donations
  • How to Work with Consultants
  • How Your Website Overhaul Is Like an Escape Room
  • Humanizing Digital Inclusion
  • Identify, Activate, and Build Your Community through Peer-To-Peer
  • Ignites
  • Inside-Out Fundraising: Create a Culture of Philanthropy by Treating Organizational Systems, Not Symptoms
  • Integration to the Rescue! Candid Case Studies
  • Into the Cloud: Keeping IT Together in a Cloud-Enabled World
  • Intranet? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Intranet! We Have a SHARED DRIVE!
  • IT Planning and Budgeting Crash Course
  • IT Security Policy: Implementing Email Encryption
  • I’m Just a Pixel! Follow Your Data’s Journey through the World of Pixeling
  • Just Keep Swimming: Surviving and Thriving as a One-Person Marcomms Shop
  • Keynote with Luvvie Ajayi
  • Lessons from a Newsroom: Building Digital Teams for a Modern Era
  • Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em: Find and Nurture Sustainers to Build Lifelong Relationships and Lifetime Value
  • Make a Robot for Good, Not Evil: Building a Chatbot on Facebook
  • Make ’Em Laugh. Make ’Em Cry. Make It Rain.
  • Managing Database Conversions Like a Boss
  • Marketing Complexity to Diverse Audiences
  • Meet Your Mission without Breaking Your Bank: Using Free Technology Successfully with Pro Bono Resources
  • Messaging That Moves Your Donors: What We’ve Learned from Testing Thousands of Fundraising Appeals on Wikipedia
  • Mobile Advocacy: Changing The World One Text At A Time
  • Net Neutrality, Governing the Web, and Building an Internet for All
  • New Digital Inclusion Research: Moving From Stats To Success
  • Next Frontier in Philanthropy: Open Source
  • Nine Ways to Prevent a Ransomware Attack on Your Nonprofit
  • Not (Just) Another Meeting: Collaborative Tools and Techniques That Disrupt “Business as Usual”
  • Not Your Momma’s Welcome Series: Using Email Automation Tools for the 21st Century
  • NTEN Solveathon: Help Find the Next Big Solution for MIT Solve
  • Online Engagement for Offline Action: Man vs. Machine? Envisioning “IT” Better Together
  • Organize Big: Adventures in Big Organizing
  • Planning Effective Digital Engagement Campaigns with Limited Resources
  • Practical Program Evaluation with Easy-to-Use Technology and Reporting at Your Fingertips
  • Prototyping for Social Change : Using Design Thinking in Planning and Project Management
  • Quality + Quantity: Using Digital Ads for New Donor Acquisition
  • Real Talk: How I Got My Leadership Team to Listen to Me
  • Recurring Donations in a Rapid Response World: Building Sustainable Organizations Right Now
  • Reducing the Annual PCI Compliance Headaches
  • Resistance That Works: How We Defied Trump, and You Can Too
  • Scaling Your Mission with Mobile
  • Securing Your Website with HTTPS: What It Is and Why You Need It—Now
  • Setting Up and Automating a Data Warehouse and Reporting Tool
  • Should We Listen to What Donors Say or What They Do?
  • Show, Don’t Tell: Mapping for Advocacy Projects
  • Sketchnotes: Tools and Tips to Improve Visual Communication
  • Solving the CRM + Email + Website Equation
  • Stay Out of Email Jail and Avoid Deliverability Death Traps
  • Stop the Exploitation: Respectful Storytelling to Promote Your Cause
  • Strategic Technology Planning (For Action)
  • Strategies to Create a Digital-First Culture
  • Supporting Diversity with Multicultural Design
  • Sustained Resistance: Tools for Keeping Advocacy Fresh
  • Tech Decision Makers
  • Technology, Org Culture, and Your Mission
  • The Age of Automation: Bots, AI and the Struggle for Humanity
  • The Best Accounting Software Solutions for Nonprofits
  • The Best Tech Startup Practices to Help Your Mission
  • The Big Bang (Training) Theory: Creative Facilitation & Training Techniques
  • The Data Explosion! Making Sense of and Maximizing the Application of Data Within Your Organization
  • The Digital-First Nonprofit: How To Create Compelling Supporter Experiences In An Omni-Channel World
  • The Lemonade Stand Approach: Planning and Executing Effective Technology Projects
  • The Test Quest: Optimizing Your Donor’s Journey
  • The Two Things That Netflix and NPR Have That You Don’t (and How to Get Them): Members and Money
  • Those Ballet Shoes Caught My Eye: Digital Acquisition for Arts, Cultural, and Destination-Based Organizations
  • Track Your Nonprofit’s IRL Work Digitally
  • Unmet Expectations: An Intervention between IT and Nonprofit Leadership
  • Using User Personas to Inform Your Communications Plans
  • Website Accessibility Is a Social Justice Issue
  • When Process Blocks Progress: Workflow Efficiency for Nonprofits
  • Wikipedia as a Platform for Change: Making the Largest Open Resource of Human Knowledge Truly Diverse
  • Women in Nonprofit Tech
  • WordPress
  • Working Virtual: Attracting and Managing the Best Talent
  • You Raised How Much with SMS?!?
  • “I’m Not the Dinosaur—YOU’RE the Dinosaur!” How Your Website Should Keep Pace with America’s Aging Population