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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. 

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
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