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 We hope to see you at the 2018 inaugural National Volunteer Conference!

Looking for new ideas to cultivate and engage community partners in your Blessings in a Backpack program or ready to take your fundraising event to the next level? Join us June 24-26, 2018, for
two days of interactive workshops, sharing best practices, and connecting with your peers across
the country.

We would like to acknowledge and thank the PC Advisory Committee for their hard work and
commitment to making our inaugural conference a memorable experience. With relevant breakout sessions, roundtable discussions, and keynote speakers on the program agenda, there’s sure to be knowledge sharing, networking, and program solutions that you can take home with you.

Download the ‘Know Before You Go Guide’ here.

Conference Schedule At A Glance
All times are CST

Sunday, June 24
3p: Hotel Check-in Opens

4:30–6p: Conference Registration Open

6–6:30p: Cocktail Reception

6:30–7:45p: Welcome Dinner and Opening Remarks

Monday, June 25
10a–Noon: Exhibitor Area open
1–5p: Exhibitor Area open

7-8a: Conference Registration Open

8–9a: Breakfast with Opening Keynote
Donna Thompson, CEO, Access Community Health Network — Click here for bio

9:15–10:30a: Breakout Session #1

10:45–11:45a: Breakout Session #2

Noon–1p: Lunch

1–2p: Breakout Session #3

2–2:15p: Networking Break

2:15–3:15p: Breakout Session #4

3:30–4:15p: Breakout Session #5

4:15–6p: Free Time

6–7:45p: Dinner with Keynote Speaker

Tuesday, June 26
Noon: Hotel Check-out

8–9:15a: Networking Breakfast
Bring your business cards for a last chance to meet with your peers.

9:15–10:30a: General Session and Closing Remarks


If you have any questions, please contact Anita Knazze or call (312) 366-2751.
We look forward to seeing you at the conference!