Wednesday, April 03, 2013 8:30AM - 11:45AM
Join over 200 Greater Washington nonprofit decision makers for a half day event featuring representatives from Google.org, Chronicle for Philanthropy, Bisnow, Nonprofit Quarterly, Mobile Citizen, and 501cTech. Keynote speaker Xiaonan Zhao, Product Manager at Google.org, will share her perspective on how nonprofits can take advantage of new trends in technology to advance mission, increase impact, and become more efficient and effective in driving social change.
8:30am: Registration begins
8:30-9:00am: Open Networking
9:00-9:10am: Welcome and Introductions
9:15-10:00am: Attendees split into 4 themed breakouts:
- Google AdWords for Nonprofits Dennis Yu, CEO of Blitz Metrics, will talk about how you can take advantage of the $10,000 Google Grants program and how you can make Google AdWords work for your organization. speaker bio here
- Local Media in a Virtual World Journalists from WAMU, the Chronicle of Philanthropy, Nonprofit Quarterly, and Bisnow will have a discussion on the changing media landscape and give you practical tips on using new technology tools to get your nonprofit's story told. speaker bios here
- Mobilize your Mission Leaders from the nonprofit, academic, and corporate world will host a dialogue about nonprofits who have successfully implemented mobile technology, tricks of the trade, and steps your organization can take today to join the mobile movement. speaker bios here
- Case Studies in Nonprofits and New Technology Your nonprofit peers will speak in depth about why and how they successfully adopted new technology and answer your questions on how yours can do it too. speaker bios here
10:15-11:00am: Attendees can rotate to another breakout.
11:00-11:45am: Xiaonan Zhao, Product Manager for Google for Nonprofts will dive deeper into how virtual audiences are growing younger, how your organization can build an online entity, and what you need to do now to take advantage of opportunities in online fundraising. speaker bio here