Virtual Dual Meeting Schedule

Fill out your calendar now! Here is the full plan for Virtual Dual Meeting sessions, programs, discussions and celebrations.

Details on breakouts will be confirmed by mid-June. Interested in leading an educational breakout session? A few spaces remain available: Submit a proposal by June 7!

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All times listed are Eastern

Monday, August 23, 2021

Start timeEnd timeSession Description
12:30 p.m.1:00 p.m.Early Bird Zoom
Join us for lunch and casual networking if you wish to sign in early to test your technology before the keynote!
1:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.Welcome
FFE and NIC leaders and staff will set you up for a successful Virtual Dual Meeting experience.
1:15 p.m.2:00 p.m.Opening Sessions:
• NIC MEETING OF MEMBERS: The annual business of the conference will be conducted in a virtual meeting.
• FFE KEYNOTE: Moving Your Fundraising Forward in 2021 and 2022 with Gail Perry
2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m. Moderated Peer Discussions in Small Group Breakouts
Guided conversations and educational networking in topical areas for fraternal industry professionals and/or volunteers.
• Board of Trustees and Volunteers
• Foundation Executives
• Fraternity Executives
• Fundraising Professionals
• Membership Support Professionals
Q&A WITH GAIL PERRY: Following the keynote, come discuss the session and ask questions of the expert speaker.
2:30 p.m. 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. 3:30 p.m. Educational Breakout Sessions
Traditional track-based breakouts live with expert presenters and panelists. Details on breakouts will be updated.
BOARD DEVELOPMENT TRACK
FOUNDATION MANAGEMENT TRACK
FUNDRAISING TRACK
MEMBERSHIP TRACK
RESEARCH TRACK
VIRTUAL ENGAGEMENT TRACK
3:30 p.m.4:15 p.m.Roundtable Discussions with Alliance Partners
Attendees can select the topic area they find most beneficial and learn and discuss with expert partners. Make a one-on-one connection with Alliance Partners who can support you.
4:15 p.m.4:30 p.m.Break
4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.General Session
• PANEL: Preparing for What's to Come: Higher Ed and Fraternity Trends featuring industry experts and leaders.
5:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.Happy Hour and Networking
Connect with a variety of Virtual Dual Meeting attendees for virtual networking.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Start timeEnd timeSession Description
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.General Session
• KEYNOTE: Inside Out Fundraising: Leverage this Moment to Reimagine Your Fundraising Culture with Alia McKee
2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.Educational Breakout Sessions
Traditional track-based breakouts live with expert presenters and panelists. Details on breakouts will be updated.
BOARD DEVELOPMENT TRACK
FOUNDATION MANAGEMENT TRACK
FUNDRAISING TRACK
MEMBERSHIP TRACK
RESEARCH TRACK
VIRTUAL ENGAGEMENT TRACK
2:45 p.m.3:00 p.m.Break
3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.FFE Business Meeting and Keynote
• BUSINESS MEETING: Join the FFE Board and friends as we take a 30,000-foot view of the organization and elect the Board of Directors for 2021-2022.
• KEYNOTE: The State of the Industry with Pennington & Co.
4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.Roundtable Discussions with Alliance Partners
Attendees can select the topic area they find most beneficial and learn and discuss with expert partners. Make a one-on-one connection with Alliance Partners who can support you.
4:45 p.m.5:00 p.m.Break
5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.Recognition
• FFE AWARDS PROGRAM: FFE is proud to celebrate members' achievements and creative work. We honor Individual and Organization Awards of Distinction recipients.
• HAPPY HOUR: Celebrate the winners! The Happy Hour will open at the conclusion of the program.

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Start timeEnd timeSession Description
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.General Session
• KEYNOTE: From Alumni/ae Engagement to Development: Building the Foundation for Philanthropy with Chris Vlahos
11:30 a.m.12:15 p.m.Educational Breakout Sessions
Traditional track-based breakouts live with expert presenters and panelists. Details on breakouts will be updated.
BOARD DEVELOPMENT TRACK
FOUNDATION MANAGEMENT TRACK
FUNDRAISING TRACK
MEMBERSHIP TRACK
RESEARCH TRACK
VIRTUAL ENGAGEMENT TRACK
12:15 p.m.12:30 p.m.Break
12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.General Session
• KEYNOTE: Waving the Banner for Fraternities and Sororities! featuring the Gallup 2021 study with Stephanie Marken