11th Annual Regional Community Partnership Forum, presented by GMCC, UWNCA & GMU

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Name: 11th Annual Regional Community Partnership Forum, presented by GMCC, UWNCA & GMU
Date: March 21, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

Better Together
New Practices in Cross-sector Collaboration

Business, nonprofit and government leaders
are invited to learn about cutting-edge practices in cross-sector collaboration  
Sara Brenner -- Community Wealth Partners

Jim Ervin -- WeWork
Lynne Ford -- SunTrust Bank

Ed Grenier -- Junior Achievement of Greater Washington
Todd Hitt -- Kiddar Capital

Timothy Johnson -- United Way NCA
James Quigley -- Refraction & Go Canvass

Heerad Sabeti -- Fourth Sector Group

Hon. Margi Vanderhye -- Virginia Commission for the Arts
Dave Wakeman -- Wakeman Consulting Group
Cindy Walsh -- Fairfax County Park Authority
Nada Zohdy -- Open Gov Hub

Topics will include
-practical and theoretical aspects of sector convergence
-the reimagination of today's workspace
-panel on new ways to mobilize resources to address community needs
-managing transformation while dealing with disruption

-breakfast, lunch and networking opportunities

Forum Agenda
*subject to change

8:00-8:45 - Registration, Networking, Breakfast
8:45-9:00 - Welcome and Introductions - Alan Abramson,
Professor and Nonprofit Center Director, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University
9:00-10:00 – Opening Keynote – Heerad Sabeti, Co-Founder & CEO, Fourth Sector Group
 “The Emerging Fourth Sector”
10:15-11:30Panels 1&2: Breaking Barriers: New Ways that Space is being Leveraged by Local Business, Nonprofits and                         Government
Moderator: Hon. Margaret Vanderhye, Executive Director, Virginia Commission for the Arts
    Panel 1: Workplace Design, Hubs & Co-location: How Sharing Workspace Fosters Connections, Opportunities                                 and Creativity
  • James Ervin, WeWork
  • James Quigley, CEO, Go Canvass; Co-founder, Refraction
  • Nada Zohdy, Director, Open Gov Hub
    Panel 2: How Creative Partnerships between Government and Business Support Artistic and Historic Community Spaces 
  • Todd Hitt, Founder & CEO, Kiddar Capital
  • Cindy Walsh, Director, Resource Management Division, Fairfax County Park Authority
11:30-11:45 - Break
11:45-12:30 - Midday Keynote – Dave WakemanPrincipal, Wakeman Consulting Group

                               "Maximizing Your Organization’s ROI through Marketing & Storytelling"
12:30-1:15 - Lunch & Networking
1:15-2:15 Panel 2: "High Impact Partnerships Transforming Lives through Financial Empowerment"
  • Ed Grenier, President & CEO, Junior Achievement of Greater Washington
  • Timothy Johnson, Vice President, United Way NCA
  • Lynne Ford, Executive Vice President, SunTrust Bank
2:15-3:00Closing Keynote – Sara Brenner, President, Community Wealth Partners
Rethinking Impact: Making Transformational Change in Disruptive Times” 
3:00- Wrap Up & Adjourn


Ross, Langan & McKendree LLP  // McLean Project for the Arts // Chain Bridge Bank // M&T Bank // Navy Marine Coast Guard Residence Foundation

                                     Communication Partners
                              Asian American Chamber of Commerce
​                                Falls Church Chamber of Commerce
                              Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce 
                                            Leadership Fairfax
                                            Tysons Partnership
                                    Vienna Business Association
                                               Volunteer Fairfax
George Mason University - Arlington Campus
Founders Hall
3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22201

Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Contact Information:
Single Ticket - $60.00; includes continental breakfast and lunch
Two Tickets - $100.00; includes breakfast and lunch.
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