Worlds Collide! Today's New Universe (2013)

45th Annual Conference , Costa Mesa

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"Appreciative Inquiry" – A Positive Approach to Organizational Development

Tenny Poole, founder, Positive Talent Strategies; consulting partner, Corporation for Positive Change
INTRODUCTION: Sean Sutton, chief operating officer, Pacific Symphony

Digital Strategies: Using Your Resources Wisely

Vince Ford, director of digital media, New York Philharmonic

Health Care Reform Crash Course: What Nonprofits Need to Know

Meredeth Clark, president & ceo, CAN (California Association of Nonprofits) Insurance Services

One Fun Universe of Knowledge about Budgets & Gift Accounting

Michael Costa, executive director, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Courtney Beck, director of development, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra

Plenary I: "The Fluctuating Inner Universe: What the H*ll is Going On With People?!”

Jeremy Hunter, Ph.D., assistant professor of practice, Peter F. Drucker School of Management, Claremont Graduate University
INTRODUCTION: Paul Jan Zdunek, ceo, Pasadena Symphony and POPS

Plenary II: "Mission Control: California’s Next Generation of Audiences"

Alan Brown, principal, WolfBrown
Nan Keeton, director of external affairs, San Francisco Symphony
MODERATOR: Gail Eichenthal, executive producer, KUSC & KDFC

Power Seminar for Trustees: "Governance As Stewardship: The Symphony Board as Leaders of a Cause"

Jeff Wilcox, CFRE, president & chief executive officer, The Third Sector Company, Inc.
HOST: John R. Evans, former board chair and board member, Pacific Symphony; regional managing director (ret.), Wells Fargo

Straight talk: Ethics – In Fundraising, In Your Organization

Jim Greenfield, ACFRE, FAHP, president & ceo, J.M. Greenfield & Associates
HOST: Scott Evans, freelance grant writer and administrator, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Orange County Chapter

The Future of Subscriptions: Is There One?

Anita Hansen, senior consultant, TRG Arts
Charlie Wade, consultant; former director of marketing, Atlanta Symphony

The Shifting Philanthropic Landscape

Frederic J. “Rick” Happy, principal & managing director, Community Counseling Service (CCS)
HOST: Todd Hanson, vice president, donor & community engagement, Orange County Community Foundation

Yin-Yang: The “Dual Bottom Line” Approach to Education & Community Program Decisions

Pam Blaine, vice president, education & community engagement, Pacific Symphony
Jill Bolton, vice president, education & community engagement, Disneyland Resorts; board member/former education committee chairperson, Pacific Symphony
Shawn Campbell, vice president, artistic engagement and education, Tucson Symphony Orchestra
Moderator: Dan McQuaid, president & ceo, One OC/Volunteer Center