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Nonprofit Web [date TBD]

(We haven’t finalized a date. You are welcome to register but be aware that are in the planning stages and information is preliminary)

Registration is through Eventbrite

Looking for the Association Web mini-conference? Here

== MavenMini: Nonprofit Web Mini-Conference ==

Five hours of presentations, discussions and networking focused on both nonprofit websites and digital marketing, advocacy & engagement tools

> Meet your nonprofit peers and share stories over dinner, drinks and dessert.
> Listen to sessions focused on the specific needs and interests of nonprofits.
> Hear talks from other nonprofit leaders, from experts in nonprofits websites and from thought leaders.
> Follow-up with fellow attendees after the event.

Agenda

4:00 – Registration and Networking 
4:30 – Session 1: Websites
5:30 – Networking and Light Dinner 
6:00 – Session 2: Digital Marketing, Advocacy and Engagement
7:00 – Networking Over Cocktails 
7:30 – Session 3: Tools and Integrated Marketing
8:30 – Networking Over Coffee & Dessert
9:00 – Adjourn

Call for Speakers & Topics

We are looking for speakers on the topics below.

We are interested in hearing from nonprofit staff. You do not need to be an experienced speaker!! This is a small conference and a great opportunity for you to get your feet wet with speaking to a group.

Generally, talks range from 15-25 minutes and should include a slideshow or other visual presentation.

 Criteria

 Talks should meet one of these criteria:

– Gives new information or shows an innovative approach to established techniques
– Presents a thought provoking or intriguing idea in an actionable context (i.e. inclusive design as a theory and how to put it in practice)
– Applies complex technique to a range applications

Talks should also speak to our core audiences: web managers, front-end devs, designers, usability & content strategists, etc. We are specifically looking for nonprofit staff to participate. You do not need to be an experienced speaker.

Topics

These are just guiding topic descriptions – not intended to be exhaustive or literal.

Session 1: Websites
Topics such as: redesigns, building community, conference sites, etc

Session 2: Digital Marketing
Topics such as newsletters, email marketing, integrated communications, advocacy, converting prospects, etc.

Session 3: Tools & CRM
Topics such as integrating external tools with web properties (CRMs, etc), website management and governance, persuading leadership, etc.

For more information on speaking, email dcwebmavens@gmail.com. Please include a topic sentence (or topic idea/ideas) and a brief background. If you have several ideas/topics, share them all!