2013 Development Forum

The 2013 ACSA Architecture Schools Advancement | Development Forum will take place on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 during the AIA National Convention in Denver, CO. 

This forum will feature panel discussions and sessions on issues facing university development. The objective of the forum is to examine core fundraising strategies, exchange ideas of best practices, evaluate particular challenges of architecture programs, and learn new approaches to fundraising and development opportunities. The forum will be a wonderful opportunity to network with your peers. Bring questions and ideas to share with your development colleagues.

Online registration now closed - Registration is $125 and includes all the day’s activities: breakfast, lunch, and closing reception. 

Location and Time

Colorado Convention Center Denver
700 14th Street
Denver, CO  80202

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 from 8:30am - 5:00pm  MT


8:30-9:00am                Breakfast

9:00-9:15am                Welcome and Introductions

9:15-10:30am              New Stewardship Initiatives
                                       Facilitators: Colleen Rogers, Iowa State University

10:30-10:45am            Break

10:45-12:00pm            Bang for the Buck / Relationships with Donors
                                       Facilitators: Craig Hinrichs, Miami University & Taisto H. Mäkelä, University of Colorado Denver

12:00-1:15pm              Lunch

1:15-2:30pm                Keeping a Focus on the Big Prize / Major Gifts
                                       Facilitator: Larry Zuber, Texas A&M University

2:30-2:45pm                Break

2:45-4:00pm                Facilitating Success: A Comprehensive Development Strategy
                                       Facilitator: Greg Tew, Virginia Tech

4:00-5:00pm                Reception 

Roster of Registered Attendees

For More Information
Eric W. Ellis
Director of Operations and Programs