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Provocative Thought Leadership 
Forums take on trending topics and feature regional and nationally-recognized thought leaders. Programs include interactive activities and are designed for professionals at all career levels. Earns 2.5 to 3.5 CFRE Credits. 


2020 Series TBA

2019 Series 

April 29
The Spring Forum: As the Development World Turns—Vu Le on the Evolution of the Field
3:00-5:30PM followed by reception
David Brower Center Goldman Theater
2150 Allston Way, Berkeley 94704
Keynote: Vu Le, Rainier Valley Corps
Panelists: Amanda Berger, Public Health Institute; Beverly Estrellas Mislang, Youth Speaks; Elliot Levin, Partnership Resources Group

July 25
The IDEA Forum: Racial Capitalism—Investigating Bias at the Heart of Fundraising
3:00-5:30PM followed by reception
Lighthouse for the Blind & Visually Impaired
1155 Market Street, 10th Floor, San Francisco 94103
Facilitator: Simone McGurl, The Trust for Public Land
Panelists: danielle marilyn west, Resource Generation; Nolan Pack, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights; Steve Lew, CompassPoint

October 3
The Hank Rosso Forum: Can Your .Org Make It in a # World?
Produced in partnership with DER
2:00-5:30PM followed by reception
Bank of America Auditorium
555 California Street, San Francisco 94104
Moderator: Kay Sprinkel Grace
Keynote: Hildy Gottlieb, Creating the Future
Facilitator & Panelists: Lisa Hoffman, Consultant & Zen Priest; Angela Jenkins, Kaiser Permanente; Sam Cobbs, Tipping Point Community; Michael Stoll, San Francisco Public Press

November 15
The NPD Forum: Donors + Fundraisers Working Together to Change the World
A morning program preceding the National Philanthropy Day luncheon
9:00-11:00AM
University Club of San Francisco
800 Powell Street, San Francisco 94108
Panelists: Roselyne (Cissie) Chroman Swig, 2018 Honoree, Lifetime Achievement; Bob Uyeki, CEO, Y&H Soda Foundation, 2018 Honoree, Outstanding Foundation; Traci Eckels, Chief Development Officer, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, 2014 Honoree, Outstanding Fundraising Professional; Hollis Belger, Juggling for Jude, 2019 Honoree, Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy