Past Conferences

Our conferences engage industry leaders from a variety of top social causes and corporate citizens, building a candid exchange on deepening impact through strategic philanthropy.

PAST CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

  • Kevin Espirito
    Kevin Espirito

    Senior Manager, Employee Community Engagement
    Microsoft

  • Carter Roberts
    Carter Roberts

    President & CEO
    World Wildlife Fund

  • John Lauck
    John Lauck

    President & CEO
    Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

  • Elizabeth Gore
    Elizabeth Gore

    Resident Entrepreneur, Global Partnerships
    United Nations Foundation

  • David Steel
    David Steel

    Executive Vice President
    Samsung Electronics North America

  • Gabrielle Fitzgerald
    Gabrielle Fitzgerald

    Director, Program Advocacy
    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

  • Howard Buffett
    Howard Buffett

    Executive Director
    Howard G. Buffett Foundation

  • M Sanjayan
    M Sanjayan

    Lead Scientist
    The Nature Conservancy

  • Caryl Stern
    Caryl Stern

    President and CEO
    U.S. Fund for UNICEF

  • Henry Jordan
    Henry Jordan

    Senior Divisional Vice President
    Walmart

  • Janet Fletcher
    Janet Fletcher

    Associate Marketing Director, Proud Sponsor of Mom Campaign
    Procter & Gamble

  • Jay Livingston
    Jay Livingston

    Senior Vice President, Enterprise Marketing
    Bank of America

  • Joan Steinberg
    Joan Steinberg

    President, Morgan Stanley Foundation; Managing Director
    Morgan Stanley

  • Bill Shore
    Bill Shore

    Founder & Executive Director
    Share Our Strength

  • Andrea Wood
    Andrea Wood

    Senior Manager, Community Relations
    Target

  • Tim Shriver
    Tim Shriver

    Chairman
    Special Olympics

  • Kathy Rogers
    Kathy Rogers

    Executive Vice President, Consumer Health
    American Heart Association

  • John Egan
    John Egan

    Director of Sales Capabilities
    Coca-Cola

  • Nathan Shore
    Nathan Shore

    former Director of Cause Marketing
    Macy's

  • Gregory Castle
    Gregory Castle

    Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
    Best Friends Animal Society

  • Julie Castle
    Julie Castle

    Chief Marketing & Development Officer
    Best Friends Animal Society

  • Michele Sullivan
    Michele Sullivan

    Director of Corporate Social Innovation & President
    Caterpillar Foundation

  • Bob Aiken
    Bob Aiken

    Chief Executive Officer
    Feeding America

  • Alyssa Prince
    Alyssa Prince

    Director of Community Relations and Events
    National Restaurant Association Education Foundation

  • Elizabeth Hillman
    Elizabeth Hillman

    Senior Vice President
    Discovery Networks International

  • Rick Ton
    Rick Ton

    Senior Manager, Brand & Program Innovation
    Walgreens

  • Jonathon Colman
    Jonathon Colman

    Content Strategist
    Facebook

  • Kara DeVita
    Kara DeVita

    Director Community Programs
    AT&T

  • Dan Stangler
    Dan Stangler

    Senior Marketing Manager, Integrated Shopper Marketing
    General Mills

  • Mary Newell
    Mary Newell

    Director, Global PR, CSR and Social Listening
    Yum! Brands

  • Jackie Liao
    Jackie Liao

    Senior Manager, Community Investment
    Starbucks

  • Amanda Lepof
    Amanda Lepof

    Director of Corporate Giving
    American Red Cross

  • Vicki Escarra
    Vicki Escarra

    Global CEO
    Opportunity International

  • Kathleen McLaughlin
    Kathleen McLaughlin

    Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. & President
    Walmart Foundation

  • Laura Goodman
    Laura Goodman

    Senior Director of Corporate Partnerships
    Share Our Strength

  • Douglas Sabo
    Douglas Sabo

    Vice President, Head of Global Corporate Philanthropy & Responsibility
    Visa

  • Richard Brown
    Richard Brown

    Vice President, Philanthropy
    American Express

  • Katherine V. Smith
    Katherine V. Smith

    Executive Director, Center for Corporate Citizenship
    Boston College Carroll School of Management

  • Michael Haberman
    Michael Haberman

    Managing Director, Head of Global Philanthropy, Northeast Region
    JPMorgan Chase Foundation

  • Robyn Landry
    Robyn Landry

    Senior Vice President, Volunteerism and Field Health
    American Heart Association

  • Kaitlyn Jankowski
    Kaitlyn Jankowski

    Product Marketing Manager
    charity: water

  • Asha Varghese
    Asha Varghese

    Director of Global Health
    GE Foundation

  • Carrie Munk
    Carrie Munk

    Chief Communications and Marketing Officer
    The ALS Association

  • Jamie Richardson
    Jamie Richardson

    Vice President
    White Castle

  • Adam Yates
    Adam Yates

    Vice President, Corporate Communications and Citizenship
    Samsung Electronics North America

  • Shirley Rogers
    Shirley Rogers

    Chief Hospital Relations Officer
    Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

  • Asha Curran
    Asha Curran

    Director of Innovation & Social Impact
    92nd Street Y

  • Carol Cone
    Carol Cone

    CEO
    Carol Cone ON PURPOSE

  • Kabir Kumar
    Kabir Kumar

    Senior Director, Community
    Walmart Foundation

  • Terry Macko
    Terry Macko

    Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications
    WWF

  • Artis Stevens
    Artis Stevens

    Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
    National 4-H Council

  • Leah Ray
    Leah Ray

    Senior Vice President, Development
    Feeding America

  • Dr. Nicole Bates
    Dr. Nicole Bates

    Program Advocacy and Communications
    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

  • Atlanta McIlwraith
    Atlanta McIlwraith

    Senior Manager Community Engagement and Communications
    Timberland

  • Erika Von Heiland Strader
    Erika Von Heiland Strader

    Director, Community Marketing
    Coca-Cola North America

  • Jennifer Denney Lawson
    Jennifer Denney Lawson

    Executive Director, Corporate Institute
    Points of Light

  • Madden DeGarmo Manion
    Madden DeGarmo Manion

    Chief Development Officer
    Points of Light

  • Dara J. Royer
    Dara J. Royer

    Chief Development and Marketing Officer
    Mercy Corps

  • Sheila Musolino
    Sheila Musolino

    President & CEO
    Ronald McDonald House Charities

  • Kirsten Runkle
    Kirsten Runkle

    National Director of Corporate Volunteerism
    American Heart Association

  • Amanda Horton-Mastin
    Amanda Horton-Mastin

    Red Nose Day USA Campaign Director
    Comic Relief

  • Donna Bembenek
    Donna Bembenek

    Vice President, Marketing Communications
    YMCA of the USA

  • Steele Ford
    Steele Ford

    Vice President - Strategic Partnerships
    ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

  • Kevin L. Hagan
    Kevin L. Hagan

    Chief Executive Officer
    American Diabetes Association

  • Nancy Curby
    Nancy Curby

    Vice President of Corporate Partnerships
    Feeding America

  • Lauren W. Bright
    Lauren W. Bright

    Director of Legal
    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

  • Carol Pandak
    Carol Pandak

    Director, PolioPlus
    Rotary International

  • Linn Jordan
    Linn Jordan

    Director, Marketing Strategy & Planning
    Walgreens

  • Jenny D. Robertson
    Jenny D. Robertson

    Director, Citizenship and Reputation Management
    FedEx

  • Marc Gunther
    Marc Gunther

    Renowned business and sustainability journalist, author and speaker
    (Hero Award Presenter)

  • Clam Lorenz
    Clam Lorenz

    General Manager, Social Innovation, North America
    PayPal

  • Heidi Arthur
    Heidi Arthur

    Senior Vice President, Group Campaign Director
    The Ad Council

  • Maggie Carter
    Maggie Carter

    Vice President of Corporate Partnerships
    U.S. Fund for UNICEF

  • Zain Habboo
    Zain Habboo

    Senior Director, Digital and Multimedia Strategy
    United Nations Foundation

  • Eric Rayvid
    Eric Rayvid

    Director of Public Relation & Content Marketing
    Best Friends Animal Society

CONFERENCE TESTIMONIALS

PAST CONFERENCE ATTENDEES

  • Share Our Strength
  • American Red Cross
  • Feeding America
  • Goodwill
  • DAV
  • 4H
  • Special Olympics
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • Best Friends Animal Society
  • Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
  • United Nations Foundation
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • World Wildlife Fund
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Kiwanis
  • Parade
  • National CASA for Children
  • Target
  • Facebook
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • P&G
  • Macy’s
  • Walmart
  • Bank of America
  • UNICEF
  • Howard G Buffett Foundation
  • Samsung
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Make A Wish
  • Caterpillar
  • National Restaurant Association
  • Donors Choose
  • KaBoom!
  • Yum! Brands
  • Starbucks
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities
  • Wounded Warrior Project
  • McCormick Foundation
  • YMCA
  • Kroger
  • ConAgra Foods
  • Children’s National Medical Center
  • Common Threads
  • American Heart Association
  • AARP
  • Girl Scouts USA
  • Rotary International
  • Timberland
  • charity:water
  • CocaCola
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
  • PBS
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Creating IT Futures
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Enterprise Community Partners
  • Mercy Corps
  • Points of Light Institute
  • U.S. Fund for UNICEF
  • Opportunity International
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Ameriprise Financial
  • National Parks Conservation Association
  • Save the Children
  • Susan G. Komen
  • USO
  • National Park Foundation
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Tri Delta Foundation
  • YMCA
  • USO
  • American Diabetes Association
  • Movember Foundation

PAST CONFERENCE TOPICS


CEO Interviews

Retail Partner Perspectives

Web-Centric Fundraising & Engagement

Effective Employee Engagement Strategies

Developing Campaign Tools That Maximize Relationships

Deepening Partnerships

Leading with Influence & Rallying Employees, Customers & Media

Building Integrated Content Strategies & Campaigns

Leveraging Social Media for Community Building

Building & Managing High-Performing Teams

Harnessing Sports & Entertainment for Social Change

Becoming Fluent in Impact & Marketing

Online Movements—No Such Thing

Partner Perspective: The Future of Corporate Foundations

Packaging and Selling Impact

Cause Campaign Panel – Red Nose Day Campaign: Share Platforms

Founders Conversation: Share Purpose

Best of Ad Council Campaigns: Share Insights