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On June 12 and 13th in Toronto, CanadaHelps hosted the 2012 MyCharityConnects Conference. Over 220 charities and non-profits from across Canada gathered at the Allstream Centre for the premier social media and online fundraising learning opportunity of the year.
Social Media: So What, What Next? | Allison H. Fine, Demos
The Open Manifesto: how to work smarter, supercharge collaboration and (maybe) change the world | Matt Thompson, Mozilla Drumbeat
Creating a Movement to Transform Your Cause | Jon Duschinsky, bethechange
Higher Conversions: The Anatomy of Engaging Email Campaigns | Mike Snusz, Blackbaud
Panel Discussion: Open Organizations | Moderated by: Anil Patel, Framework
Communicating Your Cause through Video | Taylor Gunn, Student Vote
Building a new website? Five essential rules you cannot overlook | Hari Kant & Eli Alston, Altius Software
REVAMP and REVITALIZE! Overhaul your HR Process and Save Time! Money! Sanity! | Amanda Munday, Framework
7 Questions for Nonprofit Leaders Who Are Serious About Digital | Claire Kerr, Artez Interactive
How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Tech | Jane Zhang & Tierney Smith, TechSoup Canada
Analysis Into Action: Using Reporting to Impact Results Today | Laurie Schaecher, Event 360
Panel Discussion: Social Media for Social Services and Vulnerable Populations | Moderated by: Kelly Bergeron, 211 Ontario | Panelists: Vera Kevic, Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services; Ashleigh Saith, Interval House; Adam Ferraro, AIDS Committee of Toronto
Igniting Your Online Community from Slacktivist to Activist | Boyd Neil, H+K Strategies
Web Engagement Through Great Writing | Kori Brus, Good Works Co.
What You Think vs. What You Know: Developing Real Strategies to Drive Event Fundraising Performance | Kari Bodell, Event 360
Using Digital Media to Market the Stratford Shakespeare Festival | Lisa Middleton, Stratford Festival
Facebook Marketing for Nonprofits: Ignite Your Community & Attract More Supporters | Lowell Brown, Going Social
What You Need to Know About SEM & Google Grants | Leslie Hartsman, Hooplah
The Art of Content | Mark Farmer, webness
Building a Winning Social Media & Digital Marketing Strategy | Andrew Schiestel, tbk Creative
Building Integrated Campaigns | Julie Fiorini, Stephen Thomas
What’s Happening Today in Digital & What's Around the Corner | Frankie Chow & Brock Warner, Stephen Thomas
The Power of Storytelling | Lisa Horvat, Strategic Storytellers Inc.
Turn Fans into Fundraisers with Peer-to-Peer Tools and Facebook | Daryl Hatton, ConnectionPoint
From Phones to Facebook: How to Engage Youth on the Front Lines of Social Media | Jason Shim, Mosaic & Sengupta Shubhagata
What You Need To Know About Mobile | Noel Webb, SpeakFeel Corporation
Case Study: Digital Advocacy (Because I Am A Girl Campaign) | Maya Boritz & Christina Doyle
Being Social Inside and Out | Eli Singer, Entrinsic
Praise for the Conference
"…this year’s conference was great! The sessions were wonderful, the keynote speakers were great and the food was very yummy."
– Kristin Freiburger, The Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation
"…it was a fabulous conference. Great speakers, tons of information, well organized! Thanks so much to the planning team and everyone involved."
– Susanna Smith, Raising the Roof
"…and thanks for running such a fantastic conference – congrats! I certainly had fun and learned so much. I’m also currently in touch with a few people to collaborate on projects!”
– Lauren Shoolman, Tapestry New Opera