Ekal USA 2012 Conference

Post date: Jun 23, 2012 2:30:15 PM

Ekal USA 2012 National Meeting Agenda

Conference location: Holiday Inn, Philadelphia

Hotel Stay: Holiday Inn, Philadelphia

http://www.holidayinn.com/hotels/us/en/philadelphia/phlps/hoteldetail/directions

When: Sept. 14 – 16, 2012

Friday, September 14, 2012 (Evening, Conference Starts)

6:00 P.M. to 6:30 P.M. Registration and Social

6:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. Dinner

7:30 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. Conference theme;

Introduction of all attendees;

Saturday, September 15, 2012 (Conference Day 2)

6:00 A.M. to 8:00 A.M. Tea/Coffee and Breakfast

8:00 A.M to 9:00 A.M. Welcome;

Conference theme and agenda outline;

Ekal organization overview;

Ekal Vision;

Executive Committee Report

9:00 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. Treasurer’s Report

9:30 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. Event Committee Report; Suggestions for events in 2013 and 2014

10:00 A.M. to 10:15 A.M. Tea Break

10:15 A.M. to 10:45 A.M. Ekal’s Strategy for Future

10:45 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.

Where Do We Go from Here?

1. Marketing and Communications Committee;

2. Corporate Development Committee;

3. Donors’ Relations Committee;

4. Database Management Committee;

5. Ekal Web Site;

6. Public Relations and Media Committee;

7. Social Media;

8. EVFUSA Youth Report; and

9. State Liaisons Initiative

12:30 P.M. to 1:30 P.M. Lunch

1:30 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. EVFI/FTS/BLSP Presentations

3:00 P.M. to 3:30 P.M. Tea Break

3:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. Discussion on Ekal USA S.W.O.T. analyses and ideas for action

4:30 P.M. to 6:30 P.M. Regional/Chapter Reporting

(Fund raising efforts, what worked, lessons learned)

6:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. Dinner

8:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. Workshops on:

1. Fund Raising

2. Communications and Public Speaking

3. Volunteers Training

4. Donors’ Relations

Sunday, September 16, 2012 (Conference Day 3)

6:30 A.M. to 8:00 A.M. Tea/Coffee and Breakfast

8:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M Board Report

9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. Open meeting with EVFI

9:30 A.M. to 11:00 P.M. Action Plan;

Future Directions of EVFUSA;

Responsibilities;

How can Executive Committee help you?

11:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon. Ekal Vision & Plan

12:00 Noon Lunch and Departure