2010 Conference Presentations


Presentations at Connect. Learn. Solve. 

June 5–8, 2010 


Presenters at 38 informative, topical sessions at the CCAE 2010 Conference in Victoria, BC tapped the latest trends and innovations in educational advancement, ensuring that all attendees took away new ideas. Speakers were encouraged to use technology creatively and, when appropriate, to go beyond PowerPoint. 


CCAE strives to host paperless professional development events, so all presentation materials and evaluations can be found online. If you have any questions, please contact the CCAE Office at admin@ccaecanada.org 


Conference Presentations and Information 


Sunday, June 6

8:45 -
10:00 a.m.
Plenary Session with Darcy Rezac
The Power of Networking (Presentation not available)
10:30 a.m. -
12:00 noon
Networking Sessions: Time to Connect. Learn. Solve.
  • Another Grad Send Off – Now What?
  • Building the CCAE Brand
  • Official and Unofficial Channels in Social Media; Leveraging Goodwill and Mitigating Risks
  • From PR to Fundraising: What Public Relations Practitioners Must Know to Make the Transition a Happy – and Prosperous – One
  • Young Alumni Programs: A Conversation on Best Practices
  • Asking the Right Questions: Inclination and Capacity
  • Effective Donor Acknowledgement
  • Alumni Events: How Important is the Stake your Stakeholders Hold?
  • Localization, Internationalization, Regionalization and Globalization – What Does All This Mean?
1:30 -
3:00 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions
  • Making Headlines (Presentation not available)
  • Stewardship: It’s Everybody’s Job!
  • Bringing the Canadian Brandscape to Botswana
  • From Campaign Director to Data Geek: Two Perspectives on Common Problems and Solutions in Fundraising Technology
  • Learning to Connect: Turning New Grads into Engaged Young Alumni
  • Effective Solicitation Technique: Where the Rubber Hits the Road

3:30 -
5:00 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions
  • From Corporate Relations to Strategic Partnerships: Best Practices in Corporate Philanthropy
  • Many Players, One Message
  • The Mighty yet Elusive Fundraising Volunteer
  • Reunion Unions – Strengthening Bonds Between Alumni & Development
  • Celebrating a Major Milestone – Plans, Pitfalls and Opportunities
  • Advocates and Ambassadors: Engaging Community Leaders

Monday, June 7

8:45 -
10:00 a.m.
Plenary Session with Lesra Martin
Nothing Happens By Accident (Presentation not available)
10:30 a.m. -
12:00 noon
Concurrent Sessions
  • Generation Digital: Photography, University Marketing, and Young People Who Know Everything About Pictures (contact speaker for presentation)
  • L’université au centre-ville : faire sa place dans le trafic
  • Cross-Country Check-up
  • Why Bother with Alumni Events?
  • Parents – the New Frontier: Building a Comprehensive Parent Program
  • Making it Happen! (Volunteer Engagement)

1:30 -
3:00 p.m.
Keynote Session: Inaugural Leaders Conversation Series with Martha Piper and Mike Harcourt, moderated by Lucinda Chodan, Victoria Times Colonist (Presentation not available)
3:30 -
5:00 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions
  • Donor Recognition – Successful, Sustainable Solutions
  • Twitter (and Other Social Media): A Love/Hate Relationship (Presentation not available)
  • Pipe Dreams – Repopulating a Dried-up Campaign Pipeline
  • How to Build a Large Gala Ginner Far from Home
  • Networking – Is It Really a Dirty Word? (Hint: NO!)
  • Watch Out, Universities, Other Schools Have Designs on Your Alumni

Tuesday, June 8

9:30 -
11:00 a.m.
Connect. Learn. Solve. In Action
A panel review of select case studies that emphasize the conference theme (Presentation not available)