We are excited to host our ninth annual CSRworks conference! Join us this year in Austin, Texas, as we celebrate and collaborate on the great work you are accomplishing as a leader in the Corporate Social Responsibility community. Spend two fun-filled days, connecting with industry peers and communicating about how we are going to make an even bigger impact in our programs, companies and the world.

Venue

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AT&T EXECUTIVE EDUCATION & CONFERENCE CENTER

1900 University Avenue
Austin, TX 78705

THE CONFERENCE VENUE
With expected attendance at the highest it has ever been, we are moving CSRworks to a world-class conference facility. Nestled in the heart of the University of Texas campus, the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center offers attendees a great place to enjoy the conference, collaborate with peers and share helpful CSR program information. Because the venue is so spacious, attendees will have plenty of space to step outside of the conference sessions to take a quick call or meeting.  

WHERE WILL YOU LAY YOUR HEAD AT NIGHT? 
We know Austin is a great place to work and play. For that reason, we are not going to host a hotel room block which would lock you into just one part of the city. We recommend that you check out the town, find a hotel that would work best for you, and book your room fast. Lodging will fill up quickly! Of course, if convenience is key to making your experience enjoyable, you are welcome to reserve a room at the AT&T Hotel on site. Here are some other convenient options close to the venue:

Agenda


We are still pulling together the finest minds in the industry and polishing our plans to ensure our attendees have the best experience possible. Here is a high-level, sneak peek at our agenda. We will add more details to this page as we get closer to the big event. Stay tuned!

Day 1  

8:00 - 9:00 

Check-in and Grab a Light Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30 
Kick-off | Welcome to CSRworks 2019
9:30 - 10:00       The Nourishment Economies Coalition | David Strelneck, Architect, Entrepreneur, Analyst: Environment & Nourishment Economies, Nourishn
David will describe and discuss six unconventional, high-impact initiatives that tackle social and environmental challenges in society through examples from the United States, Japan, Uganda, Zambia, Ecuador, and Belgium.


10:00 - 10:30 Win-Win: Being Just is Not Only Good for Society. It’s Good for Business. | Michelle Mullineaux, Managing Director, Marketing at JUST Capital
For global companies, trust is low and expectations are high. But there are ways to win in this challenging landscape if you use humanity as your North Star. In this session, you’ll meet the business case for aligning your practices with the values and priorities of the American people. You’ll gain valuable insights into what Americans want from corporate America today from JUST Capital, an independent nonprofit  that has been tracking public sentiment on just business behavior, engaging over 81,000 people over four years, and ranking the nation’s largest public companies against those priorities. The good news? Just business is good business. Learn how corporations at the top of the JUST Rankings are outperforming their peers while also driving change on the issues Americans care about most. 


10:30 - 11:35
Networking | Peer-to-Peer and Idea Exchange  
11:35 - 12:55 Lunch & Networking | Get to Know Your Peers in the Global Good Network 


12:55 - 1:10
Rock-Paper-Scissors | The Battle Continues

1:10 - 1:40 

Minding the Gap | Shannon Schuyler, Principal - Chief Purpose Officer and Corporate Responsibility (CR) Leader and President of The PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc.

The saying is that opportunity is everywhere, but that's not really true. How can business drive business, individual and community value by closing the opportunity gap.



1:40 - 2:10

Small Moments and Big Change: How Do We Restart Women’s Leading Role in Tech? | Mary Beth Westmoreland, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Blackbaud

Women pioneered computer programming, yet a cultural shift stalled that trend before reversing it altogether. Blackbaud’s Chief Technology Officer Mary Beth Westmoreland discusses her industry and her own path to leadership, plus a call to action on how we all can build the diverse, inclusive work environment we need.  



2:10 - 2:25
Engagement & Expansion: A Preview Into Our Product Innovations

2:40 - 3:00 Roadmap Deep Dive | Round 1

These sessions will dive deep into specific features and services. During this time we ask that you choose one of the following four options. Don't worry, these sessions will be repeated so that you have the opportunity to attend them all.

  • GrantsConnect Innovation and Focus
  • NPOconnect Functionality and Support
  • CSRconnect Giving Enhancements and Progress
  • CSRconnect Volunteering Vision and Reach
  • Insights in Reporting Functionality

3:10 - 3:30

Roadmap Deep Dive | Round 2

These sessions will dive deep into specific features and services. During this time we ask that you choose one of the following four options.

  • GrantsConnect Innovation and Focus
  • NPOconnect Functionality and Support
  • CSRconnect Giving Enhancements and Progress
  • CSRconnect Volunteering Vision and Reach
  • Insights in Reporting Functionality

3:40 - 4:00

Roadmap Deep Dive | Round 3

These sessions will dive deep into specific features and services. During this time we ask that you choose one of the following four options.

  • GrantsConnect Innovation and Focus
  • NPOconnect Functionality and Support
  • CSRconnect Giving Enhancements and Progress
  • CSRconnect Volunteering Vision and Reach
  • Insights in Reporting Functionality

4:00 - 4:30

Roadmap Deep Dive | Round 4

Last chance to attend any of these sessions. These sessions will dive deep into specific features and services. During this time we ask that you choose one of the following four options.

  • GrantsConnect Innovation and Focus
  • NPOconnect Functionality and Support
  • CSRconnect Giving Enhancements and Progress
  • CSRconnect Volunteering Vision and Reach
  • Insights in Reporting Functionality

4:30 - 5:00

Closing & Awards
6:00 - 9:00
Reception | Finish Off the Night with the Global Good Network!

 

Day 2

  

8:00 - 9:00

Come Back and Enjoy a Light Breakfast
9:00 - 9:45 Panel Discussion | Chat with the YourCause Executive Team and Ask a Question
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9:45 - 10:15 Panel Discussion | CSR Ten Years Ago, Now and in the Future
  • Moderator: Rachel Hutchisson, Vice President, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy at Blackbaud
  • Panelists:
    • Jamila Cowan-Wideman, Global Employee Engagement Director - Corporate Social Responsibility at Dell
    • Heather Meloy, Corporate Responsibility Manager at PwC
    • Tanya Jeong, Associate Director, Global Philanthropy at AbbVie
    • Bill Egan, Senior Manager, Community Affairs Engagement at United Airlines

10:30 - 11:00

Introductory Tactics for Year-round Giving 

Target Audience: Attendees with less than 2-years of hands on year-round giving experience.


Advanced Strategies for Year-round Giving

Target Audience: Attendees with more than 2-years of hands on year-round giving experience.

  Learning Lab
   (10:00 - 2:30)
   

   Join product experts to get
   hands on training in the
following product
   areas:

  • Intro Reporting
  • Advanced Reporting
  • Engagement Elements
  • New Admin Panel
  • Groups & Segmentation
  • Grants

Reserve a Lab Time




11:15 - 11:45

 

Fundraising Strategies and Tactics for Success

Target Audience: Open to audiences of all experience levels.

Leveraging Your Account Manager

Target Audience: Open to audiences of all experience levels.




12:00 - 1:00 Lunch & Networking  | Get to Know Your Peers



1:15 - 1:45 Introductory Tactics for Volunteering Success

Target Audience: Attendees with less than 2-years of hands on volunteering experience.

Advanced Strategies for Volunteering Success

Target Audience: Attendees with more than 2-years of hands on volunteering experience.




2:00 - 2:30  Introductory Tactics for Employee Engagement 

Target Audience: Attendees with less than 2-years of hands in employee engagement experience.

Advanced Strategies for Employee Engagement

Target Audience: Attendees with more than 2-years of hands in employee engagement experience.




2:30
Sending You Off with a Sweet Goodbye 
 

   reception

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Join us as we close day 1 of the conference for dinner, drinks, and good times with your fellow CSR professionals. We will talk a little shop, and get to know each other over at 800 Congress. 800 Congress is a downtown Austin venue located on historic Congress Avenue with views of theParamount & State Theatre’s and the Capitol building. 

800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701 | (512) 213-0444  

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