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Optimizing the Impact of Information and Communications Technology
in Nonprofit Organizations

Friday May 9, 2014

Registration: 8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
Program: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 
First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany, 405 Washington Ave., Albany, NY
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Registration fee $25.00 (includes light breakfast)

AGENDA

Keynote Speaker:
Fran Barrett, Interagency Coordinator
and Senior Advisor to the Governor of New York on Nonprofits

Leader Panel & Faculty Research Presentation:

With the global economic recession, nonprofit organizations throughout the world have had to respond more rapidly to changing conditions in the economic, social, technological and political environments in which they operate. These pressures have renewed emphasis on the need to be more responsive to stakeholder needs and to be more efficient, effective and accountable. One of the major tools with the potential for providing help in doing this is information and communications technology (ICT). This seminar, designed for non-profit leaders and staff, will address the value of ICT applications and tips on how to make them work in nonprofit organizaions.

Welcome: David Rousseau, Dean, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Keynote Speaker: Fran Barrett, Interagency Coordinator and Senior Advisor on Nonprofits to the Governor of New York
Nonprofit Leader Panel: Use of Social Media to Advance the Mission of the Capital District YMCA - Erin M. Breslin, Director of Marketing and Membership and Rob Totaro, Director of Communications
Faculty Presentation: Yvonne D. Harrison, PhD., Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Policy, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, will discuss "Optimizing the Potential of ICT in Nonprofit Organizations"
Roundtable Discussions: Common issues nonprofits experience and recommended practices for effective use of ICT applications