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Many thanks to all our 2014 speakers for delivering an excellent programme of valuable sessions. Click on the session title for full information about the session content and to download presentations and audio from that session, if available. You can filter by day, topic and level of experience.

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10:30 - 11:30
Reinvigorating a flagship event - Race for Life Com Beginner / Experienced
How future-proof is your fundraising? Futurology report launched by Give as you Live Cho Beginner / Experienced / Senior
Are you getting the most out of your research? Tru Beginner / Experienced / Senior
Culture eats strategy for breakfast TYF Beginner / Experienced / Senior
Getting better fundraising results through simple benchmarking ETI Experienced
Boost your personal impact by getting - and staying- motivated Per Beginner / Experienced
How a BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal) can transform your fundraising Maj Experienced / Senior
Every fundraiser faces challenges in raising funds from individuals for their cause. But what if you have a cause that is more complex, political or controvers Ind Beginner / Experienced / Senior
When do stories stick and impel people to action? Ind Beginner / Experienced / Senior
Going Mobile, Being Social - lessons from facebook and just giving Dig Experienced / Senior
Transforming Corporate Volunteering at your organisation - A Practical Guide Cor Beginner
12:00 - 13:30
Futurology: Trends shaping future donors ETI Experienced
Social Enterprise in Practice TYF Beginner / Experienced / Senior
Big Lottery Fund Tru Beginner / Experienced / Senior
Global Perspectives on Fundraising Cho Beginner / Experienced / Senior
Creating your own destiny: a professional development toolkit Per Beginner / Experienced
Landing your first 20 million gift Maj Experienced / Senior
Communities come in all shapes and sizes Com Beginner / Experienced / Senior
Win that Pitch Cor Beginner / Experienced / Senior
Social media is not a direct response channel. So why do we bother? Dig Beginner / Experienced / Senior
Powering fundraising performance through insight and analytics Ind Beginner / Experienced / Senior
The ABC of Regular Giving Ind Experienced / Senior
15:00 - 16:00
How to get the whole organisation fired up for fundraising Cho Experienced / Senior
How to win and make the most of a UKAid match appeal Tru Beginner / Experienced
Bringing service colleagues onside to deliver compelling fundraising stories and results. TYF Beginner / Experienced
The Psychodynamics of Fundraising ETI Beginner / Experienced / Senior
Talking Talent - the key to success Per Senior
How does it feel to be asked for a major donation? Maj Beginner / Experienced / Senior
Baby Boomer Baloney? Can stereotypes really help us raise more money? Ind Beginner / Experienced
Legacy fundraising for smaller charities Ind Beginner
Using social media to maximise opportunities in community and events fundraising Com Beginner / Experienced
Let's stick together! Retaining your corporate partners Cor Beginner
What Fundraisers Can Learn From Rappers Dig Experienced
16:30 - 17:30
Accounting for fundraisers Tru Beginner
Creating a culture of innovation in your fundraising team and beyond TYF Experienced / Senior
Become a Derren Brown of Fundraising ETI Experienced / Senior
The art of Persuasion Per Beginner
A case study in cultivation - Don't lose the Duchess! Maj Beginner / Experienced / Senior
Creating a digital legacy - maximising in memory giving Ind Beginner / Experienced / Senior
Direct mail is far from dead - how to bring your direct mail back to life Ind Beginner
Managing Celebrities online Dig Beginner / Experienced
Help a Capital Child and Teenage Cancer Trust - the joy of partnership working Cor Beginner / Experienced
The new pretender: the future is two wheeled Com Beginner / Experienced
Getting on Board: Why fundraisers should be trustees Cho Experienced / Senior



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Community, Events and Volunteers Community, Events and Volunteers
Corporate Fundraising Corporate Fundraising
Digital Fundraising Digital Fundraising
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IoF Choice IoF Choice
Major Donor Fundraising Major Donor Fundraising
Personal Effectiveness Personal Effectiveness
The Bigger Picture 1: External Trends / Insights The Bigger Picture 1: External Trends / Insights
The Bigger Picture 2: TransformYourFundraising The Bigger Picture 2: TransformYourFundraising
Trusts and Statutory Fundraising Trusts and Statutory Fundraising

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