2019 Convention Information

 

Registration fees:

Early-Bird Member $385 (rate only available until March 20, 2019)
Early-Bird 1 day registration fee $225  (rate only available until March 20, 2019)
Non-Member $625
Spouse/Guest $55 (for banquet only)

 

Keynote Speakers:

Beth Kanter

  

Beth Kanter is a well-established international nonprofit thought leader. Her first book “The Networked Nonprofit,” introduced the sector to a new way of thinking and operating in a connected world. Her second book, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit,” is a practical guide for using measurement and learning to achieve social impact. She published her third book “Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout” in 2016. She also co-authored the “Emerging Nonprofit Leader’s Playbook,” funded by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. She is the author of Beth’s Blog where she writes about networks, data, learning, training, facilitation techniques, nonprofit organizational culture and self-care for nonprofit professionals.

Beth has over 35 years working in the nonprofit sector in technology, training, and capacity building and has facilitated trainings for nonprofits on every continent in the world (except Antarctica). She is experienced in participatory facilitation techniques such as design thinking, open space, peer learning, and more. She has over twenty years of experience facilitating online and virtual meetings. She is an in-demand keynote speaker and workshop leader. Named one of the most influential women in technology by Fast Company and one of the BusinessWeek’s “Voices of Innovation for Social Media,” Beth was Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation 2009-2013.

Scott Crabtree, CEO & Chief Happiness Officer

As the Founder and Chief Happiness Officer at Happy Brain Science, Scott Crabtree empowers individuals and organizations to apply findings from cutting-edge neuroscience and psychology to boost productivity and happiness at work.

Scott’s audiences range from intimate groups of five CEOs to groups of thousands at conferences. Recent clients include Microsoft, Bose, Blizzard Entertainment, Dreamworks, Boeing and Nike. His insights have been quoted in First Round Review, Fast Company, Inc., InfoWorld, Fortune, and VentureBeat among other publications.

In his 25-year career, Scott has served as a leader in game development and software engineering. He’s founded startups and worked at a variety of technology companies large and small. In early 2012, he resigned his position as Tech Strategist at Intel to pursue his passion full time: helping people apply science to be happier and more successful.

Scott holds a B.A. in Cognitive Science from Vassar College.

When he is not immersed in scientific data, he loves spending time with his wife and two young daughters, especially in nature, and also enjoys playing with his band. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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