2011 Development Forum

May 11, 2011  |  AIA National Convention  |  New Orleans, LA  |  Ernest N. Morial Convention Center   

This forum will feature panel discussions and roundtables on issues facing university development officers. Objective of the Forum is to examine core fund-raising strategies; exchange ideas of best practices; evaluate particular challenges of architecture programs; and to develop 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.

The Forum will take place during the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2011 National Convention held in New Orleans, LA. It will be held on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. Registration for the Forum will include all the days activities, breakfast, lunch, and reception.

Development Directors Forum Wednesday, May 11, 2011 8:30am - 5:00pm
AIA National Convention May 12 - May 14, 201


8:30-9:00am Continental Breakfast
8:45-9:00am   Introduction and Welcome
9:00-10:30am  Donors
  Giving Back to the Donor, Reading the Donor, Donor Centric Fundraising & Characteristics of Architecture Donors
  Facilitator: Joseph L. Hunter, University of Oregon
10:30-10:45am  Break
10:45-12:15pm  Fundraising
  Cross Disciplinary & Project Based
  Facilitator: Colleen Rogers, Iowa State University
12:15-1:15pm  Lunch
1:15-2:15pm  Transition of Academics
  Leadership, Deans & Directors, Admin. Staff, Professionals
  Facilitator: Shaleane Gee, University of Utah
2:15-2:30pm  Break
2:30-4:00pm  Working with Deans & Directors
4:00-5:00pm  Reception


Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA (900 Convention Center Boulevard), Room: 352 (3rd floor)