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Speaking Engagements

Confluence senior staff speak often at conferences, events, and seminars.

2012 – present

2011 and earlier
  • Social Media 
    Presentation at the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference, November 17, 2011, Atlanta, GA.
  • Comparing Google Apps to Outlook
    Presentation at the NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference, March 19, 2011, Washington, DC.
  • Should you migrate to Google Apps
    Presentation at the NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference, March 19, 2011, Washington, DC.
  • When Managing your Nonprofit with Spreadsheets Won’t Do
    Presentation at the South Carolina Association of NonProfit Organizations’ Annual Nonprofit Conference, March 30, 2011, Myrtle Beach, SC.
  • Single Sign-on: Making it Happen
    Presentation at the ASAE & The Center’s Technology Conference & Expo, December 13-15, 2010, Washington, DC.
  • Technology Planning–and Presenting Your Plan
    Presentation at the 8th Annual Technology Affinity Group (TAG) Conference, November 8-11, 2010, La Jolla, CA.
  • Using Social Networking Tools to Improve Grant Making
    Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Grants Managers Network, March 15-17, 2010, Baltimore, MD.
  • Using the Web and Free Collaborative Tools to Improve Grant Making
    Presentation at the NY-Region of the Grants Managers Network, August 27, 2009, New York, NY.
  • Technology Planning
    Two-day mini-course given at the Tidewater Community College, Academy for Nonprofit Excellence, May 6 and 7, 2009, Norfolk, VA.
  • IT Capacity Building
    Presentation at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Nonprofits & Technology Conference, February 20, 2009, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Getting the most out of technology for your organization
    Presentation at the 3rd Annual Chesapeake Watershed Forum, October 3, 2008, Shepherdstown, WV.
  • Increasing your Organization’s Internet Presence
    Presentation at the Center for Nonprofit Advancement, February 7, 2008, Washington, DC.
  • Implementing an Open Source Content Management System for the First Time
    Presentation at the ASAE’s Association Technology Conference, January 31, 2008, Washington, DC.
  • Realizing your Technology Future: The Marriage of Strategic Thinking and Technology Implementation
    Presentation at the Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations’ Annual Meeting, November 9, 2007, Cambridge, MD.
  • Increasing your Organization’s Internet Presence
    Presentation at the Center for Nonprofit Advancement, August 22, 2007, Washington, DC.
  • Protecting the Data: Best Practices in Enterprise Identity Management
    Presentation at the 2007 City and County Technology Summit, Performance Institute, March 13, 2007, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Technology Planning
    Two-day mini-course given at the Tidewater Community College, Academy for Nonprofit Excellence, February 14 and 15, 2007, Norfolk, VA.
  • Protection of Records, Databases and Vital Equipment
    Presentation at the 2006 National Summit on Continuity of Operations Planning, November 14, 2006, Arlington, VA.
  • Fundraising for Technology
    Presentation at the Center for Nonprofit Advancement, October 11, 2006, Washington, DC.
  • Linking Performance Measurements to IT Investments
    Presentation at the Council for Nonprofit Innovation’s 2006 Foundation and Nonprofit Performance Conference, September 26, 2006, Arlington, VA.
  • Performance Management Technologies for Nonprofits Overview
    Presentation at the Council for Nonprofit Innovation’s 2006 Foundation and Nonprofit Performance Conference, September 26, 2006, Arlington, VA.
  • Disaster Preparedness—Your Technical Infrastructure
    Presentation at the Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations, September 14, 2006, Silver Spring, MD.
  • The Next Generation of Technology Provisioning for Affordable Housing
    Presentation at CTCNet’s 15th Annual Community Technology Conference, July 26-29, 2006, Washington, DC.
  • Beyond the Fundraising Database—Technology for Cultivating Individual Donors
    Presentation at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Nonprofits & Technology Conference, April 25, 2006, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Fundraising for Technology
    Presentation at the Georgia Center for Nonprofits’ Dot Org: The Southeastern Nonprofit Technology Conference, March 8, 2006, Atlanta, GA.
  • Technology Planning
    Two-day mini-course given at the Tidewater Community College, Academy for Nonprofit Excellence, November 9 and 10, 2005, Norfolk, VA.
  • Selling IT: Advocating for Technology Tools
    Presentation at the NTEN DC Regional Conference, October 11, 2005, Washington, DC.
  • Vetting Vendors for Knowledge Management
    Presentation at the NTEN Philadelphia Regional Conference, September 14, 2005, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Lessons in Fundraising for Technology
    Presentation for the Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations, given at the Family Services Agency, July 22, 2005, Gaithersburg, MD.
  • Why Nonprofits should be looking at Current, not Emerging Technologies
    Presentation at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Nonprofits & Technology Conference, April 19, 2005, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Fundraising for Technology
    Presentation at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Nonprofits & Technology Conference, April 19, 2005, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Digital Photography
    Presentation to the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, January 20, 2005, Chevy Chase, MD.
  • Why Nonprofits should be looking at Current, not Emerging Technologies
    Presentation at the Maryland Association of Nonprofits Organizations’ Annual Meeting, November 30, 2004, Baltimore, MD.
  • Increasing your Organization’s Internet Presence
    Presentation at the Georgia Center for Nonprofits Dot Org: The Southeastern Nonprofit Technology Conference, November 17, 2004, Atlanta, GA.
  • IT for Nonprofit Managers
    Presentation at the Center for Community Technology Services, University of Baltimore, October 12, 2004, Baltimore, MD.
  • Moving Beyond Managing Technology to Managing Information
    Presentation to the Lutheran Financial Management Association / Lutheran Technical Information Network Annual Meeting (Lutheran Services of America), October 4, 2004, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada.
  • Defending Your Home Computer
    Presentation to the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, September 30, 2004, Chevy Chase, MD.
  • Providing Holistic Information Technology Support Services
    Presentation at the Alliance for Nonprofit Management’s Annual Meeting, August 13, 2004, Washington, DC.
  • E-Advocacy: Tools, Tips, and Resources
    Presentation at the Washington Council of Agencies’ Center for Nonprofit Learning and Leadership, June 30, 2004, Washington, DC.
  • IT Tools, Tips, and Resources
    Presentation at the Washington Council of Agencies’ Center for Nonprofit Learning and Leadership, June 18, 2004, Washington, DC.
  • Information Technology for New Nonprofits
    Presentation at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, March 9, 2004, Baltimore, MD.
  • Increasing your Organization’s Internet Presence
    Presentation at the The Support Center for Nonprofit Management, February 19, 2004, New York, NY.
  • Fundraising for Technology
    Presentation at the The Support Center for Nonprofit Management, February 19, 2004, New York, NY.
  • Electronic Advocacy: Definitions and Concepts
    February 18, 2004 (repeated March 4 and March 19), Washington, DC.
  • Lessons for Funding your Information IT Needs
    Presentation at Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations, February 11, 2004, Baltimore, MD.
  • Tools, Tips and Resources
    Presentation at Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations, January 15, 2004, Baltimore, MD.
  • Network Operating Systems
    Presentation at the Technology Affinity Group’s annual meeting of the Council on Foundations, November 13, 2003, Washington, DC.
  • How to Choose a Vendor
    Presentation at the Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network Regional DC Meeting, October 23, 2003.
  • Tools, Tips and Resources
    Presentation at Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations, August 21, 2003, Baltimore, MD.
  • Technology Planning for Community Technology Centers
    Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Community Technology Centers Network, June 27, 2003, Washington, DC.
  • Fundraising for Technology
    Presentation at Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations, June 18, 2003, Baltimore, MD.
  • IT Capacity Building Workshop
    Presentation at the DC Office of Partnerships and Grants Development Strengthening Partnership Initiative, April 16, 2003, Washington, DC.
  • Boards and Technology
    Presentation at Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations, March 20, 2003, Baltimore, MD.
  • Building Support for your Technology Plan
    Presentation at the E-philanthropy Annual Meeting, March 9, 2003, San Francisco, CA.
  • Best Practices for Continuous Improvement
    Presentation at the Fairfax County 2003 Conference on Community-Based Nonprofit Management.
  • Technical Support Strategies for Nonprofits 
    Presentation at the The National Technology Enterprise Network’s Annual Meeting, March 8, 2003, San Francisco, CA.

Contact Confluence to schedule a presentation for your organization or event.