ABNN Annual Sector Gathering Building a Strong and Resilient Nonprofit Network
Join us as we bring Alberta’s nonprofits together to advance the cohesive, pro-active and responsive sector in Alberta.
Learn about ABNN and participate in discussions on sector-level priority areas: Strengthening Sector Value and Impact, Nonprofit Sector Data Strategy, Workforce Research and Government Relations Strategies.
Who Should Attend?
Anyone who belongs to one of Alberta's nonprofits is welcome to join us on June 10! There is no defined organizational scope or size – we operate as an inclusive, open network.
DATE: Monday, June 10, 2019
9:00 Welcome and Introductions
9:30 Network Workshop: What, Why and How of Network
10:00 Review of pre-session survey results
10:30 History & ‘current state’ of ABNN; overview of Strategic Issues
10:45 Strategic Issue 1: Data Strategy
11:30 Strategic Issue 2: Government Relations
12:15 Lunch (included)
1:00 Strategic Issue 3: Sector Value & Impact
1:45 Strategic Issue 3: Workforce Development
2:30 Report Backs: Lethbridge, Wood Buffalo, Calgary
3:00 Next steps: ABNN ‘Future State’
There is no charge for this event thanks to the funding of the Suncor Energy Foundation.
Calgary is the main location for this Gathering, with additional hosted sites in Fort McMurray (hosted by FuseSocial) and Lethbridge (hosted by Volunteer Lethbridge). These sites will virtually connect into the Gathering.
The Calgary Gathering will be held at the Sheraton Cavalier Hotel, 2620-32nd Ave NE. The Sheraton is offering Gathering participants a special room rate of $149/per night. The last day to book is May 27. Book your group hotel rate for ABNN Sector Gathering.
The Fort McMurray Gathering will be held at Shell Place (1 C.A. Knight Way).
The Lethbridge Gathering will be hosted at Volunteer Lethbridge, 324 - 5th Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta in the U of L Dr. Foster James Penny Building.
A limited number of travel bursaries will be available for registrants who reside over 100 km from one of the hosted sites. Please email to request information.
ABNN and this event are made possible through the financial support of the Suncor Energy Foundation.