Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

2022 BTFRI Schedule of Events

*all times listed are CDT
*all events take place at the Grand Geneva Hotel & Spa unless otherwise noted

Saturday, August 6

4-5:30 p.m. Conference Registration
6:30 p.m. Opening Reception and Dinner

Sunday, August 7

8:30-9:30 a.m. Changing Landscape of Advancement in Higher Education
Presenter: Rod Kirsch, Senior Vice President, Grenzebach Glier and Associates
9:45-11 a.m. Fundraising from the Perspective of University Leadership
Presenters: Stephen Toope, Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge; and Alison Traub, Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations, University of Cambridge
11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Transformational Gifts
Presenter: David Lively, Senior Associate Vice President and Campaign Manager, Alumni Relations and Development, Northwestern University
12:30-2 p.m. Luncheon with Faculty-Hosted Table Topics
  • Career Path Progression—Lynette Marshall
  • Avoiding “Bad” Gifts—David Lively
  • Training the Next Generation of Academic Leaders—Alison Traub and Rhea Turteltaub
  • Engaging and Recruiting Volunteers–Rod Kirsch
2:15-3:15 p.m. Interdisciplinary Fundraising
Presenters: Alison Traub and Rod Kirsch
3:15-5:55 p.m. Free Time
5:55 p.m. Meet in hotel lobby for group photo
6:10 p.m. Depart Grand Geneva by bus
6:30 p.m. Lake Geneva Dinner Cruise

Monday, August 8

8:30-10:00 a.m. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Presenter: Rhea Turteltaub, Vice Chancellor, External Affairs, UCLA
10:15-11:15 a.m. DEI Breakouts / Table Conversations
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m Work from Home – How to Build Culture in a New Workplace
12:30-2 p.m. Luncheon with Faculty-Hosted Table Discussions
Topic: Managing the Hybrid Work Culture
2:15-3:15 p.m Managing Your Career
Presenter: Alison Traub
3:30-4:30 p.m Your Place in the World: The Advancement Market and the Future of Higher Education
Presenter: Dennis Barden, Consultant and Coach, Barden Career Consulting LLC
4:30-7 p.m. Free Time
7 p.m. Informal dinner gatherings with faculty

Tuesday, August 9

9-10:30 a.m. Managing Fundraisers Using Data
Presenter: David Lively
10:45 a.m.-12 p.m. Book Discussion/Table Conversations
Moderators: Rhea Turteltaub and Rod Kirsch
12-1:30 p.m. Lunch on your own and free time
1:30-2:45 p.m. Planning and Executing Campaigns        
Presenters: BTFRI Faculty
3:15-4:30 p.m. Conversation with a Donor
Presenters: Alicia Minana de Lovelace and Robert Lovelace Bio, UCLA benefactors; and Rhea Turteltaub
4:30-6 p.m. Free Time
5:55 p.m. Meet in hotel lobby
6 p.m. Depart Grand Geneva by bus
6:30 p.m. Closing Dinner, Pier 290