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UNIVERSITY CONFERENCES

 Kansas Health Foundation

Learning Conference

April 6-7, 2017

Hyatt Regency Wichita

 

 

The Kansas Health Foundation Learning Conference content is for a range of audiences as diverse as the non profit sector, including directors, board members, staff and project leaders.  Up to 4 individuals per organization are invited to attend.  Each person planning to attend must register by March 10, 2016.  Please note that space in the conference is limited and registration is accepted on a first come first serve basis.  


Agenda

For a complete Agenda with speaker listing and description please click here (opens a pdf file in a new window)

Thursday, April 6, 2017

8:30 a.m.  Registration, Continental Breakfast Provided

9:00 a.m.  Welcome and Overview

9:15 a.m. Joining Forces:  The Art of Highly Successful Collaboration 

10:30 a.m. Healthy Break
 
11:00 a.m. Advancing Health Equity through Community Engagement, Partnership, and Policy

12:00 p.m. Plated Lunch
 
1:00 p.m. Break

1:30 p.m.  Breakout Sessions

  • Anatomy of a Difficult Conversation
  • Cultural Competency for Greater Impact (Four-hour Session)
  • Networks for Impact
  • Grant Writing and Proposal Development Finally Made Easy
  • Financial Leadership
  • Developing a Dynamic Board
  • Stories that Sell Your Program
  • Building Broad, Powerful Coalitions
  • Health Equity in Action
  • Guiding Your Organization with a Theory of Change: Strategies, Outcomes, and Impact (Four Hour Session)
  • Introduction to Fundraising

3:00 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions

  • Anatomy of a Difficult Conversation
  • Cultural Competency for Greater Impact (Four-hour Session continued)
  • Networks for Impact
  • Grant Writing and Proposal Development Finally Made Easy
  • Budget This! Budgeting for Strategy and Financial Engagement
  • Developing a Dynamic Board
  • Strengthening Your Volunteer Program
  • Building Broad, Powerful Coalitions
  • Health Equity in Action
  • Guiding Your Organization with a Theory of Change: Strategies, Outcomes, and Impact (Continued)
  • Creating a Comprehensive Annual Fundraising

5:00 p.m. Adjourn

Friday, April 7, 2017

7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast Provided

8:00 a.m. Informal Networking Opportunity

9:00 a.m. Breakout Sessions

  • Planning for Successful Succession
  • Advocacy for Nonprofits:  Telling Your Story
  • Means and Ends: Community Engagement for a Change
  • 7 fundraising challenges that crowdfunding will solve
  • Non-profits, Economic Development and Community Growth
  • Recent Trends in Philanthropy
  • Social Media for Impact
  • Emotional Intelligence: Becoming a Genius at Work
  • Enhancing Your Evaluation with Online Resources
  • How to Acquire, Renew & Upgrade Donors with Limited Time & Budget
  • The Anatomy of Cybersecurity

10:30 a.m.  Healthy Break

11:00 a.m.  Turning Outward: Restoring Our Can-Do Spirit

12:00 p.m.  Closing Remarks


Hotel Information

A block of rooms have been reserved at the Hyatt Regency and a link on the registration site will allow you to make your room reservation at the Foundation’s negotiated conference rate. The Foundation will cover the hotel room and tax for the night of April 6.  For those living more than 100 miles from Wichita, the Foundation will also cover room and tax for the night of April 5.  Participants must make their own hotel reservations and guarantee the room with a credit card. Once the Foundation confirms your attendance at the conference, the Foundation will pay the hotel for your room rate and tax.  If you register and are unable to attend the conference, you are responsible for canceling the room reservation with the hotel and canceling your conference registration by contacting Jody Hall at conference.office@wichita.edu.  Failure to cancel your reservation with the Hyatt will result in you being responsible for the hotel charges.  


If you have questions about the conference or the online registration process, please contact WSU Conference Services at (316) 978-6493 or conference.office@wichita.edu.
 

Making a Reservation

Reservations can be made using this special link.

Smoking/Non Smoking Rooms
All sleeping rooms are non-smoking.

 

Registration

There is no cost to attend this event. Registration is available online or by printing and faxing the completed form to 316-978-3064.  

If you have problems registering please contact the WSU Conference Office at 316-978-6493 or by email at conference.office@wichita.edu