The detailed 2024 Conference Agenda is now available!

Tuesday February 20:  5:30-7pm

  • Drop-in welcome reception at the hotel (optional)

Wednesday February 21:  8:30am-4:30pm

  • Breakfast Buffet available starting at 7:30am
  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Creative Tensions in Our Work: Presentation and Interactive Activities and Discussion
  • Keynote Address: Walter Isaacson, author, journalist & professor
  • Civic Engagement & Polarization in Our Communities:  Darshan Goux and Charlie Brown
  • CEO and Board Chair Breakout Sessions
  • Reception and Dinner at the hotel (6:30pm)

Thursday February 22: 8:30am-3:00pm; 4:45 departure for evening event

  • Breakfast Buffet available starting at 7:30am
  • Community Foundation Business Model
  • Exploring Community Foundation Leadership 
  • The Soul of Philanthropy-New Orleans: Alanah Odoms, Linetta Gilbert, Dr. Leona Tate
  • Community Foundation Advocacy & Funding at the Federal Level:  Amy Liu
  • Off-Site Event:  World War II Museum - private tour and dinner

Friday February 23: 8:30am-12:00pm

  • Breakfast Buffet available starting at 7:30am
  • Impacts of the Affirmative Action SCOTUS Decision Across Our Communities:  Bomani Johnson and Anuradha Hebbar
  • "Last Chance Breakouts" for CEOs and Board Chairs