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THURSDAY
12:30 – 1:30 Networking Lunch
1:30 – 3:00 Keynote Session: Authenticity & the Arts
Patricia “Patty” A. Bryant, TCA Chair;B. Joseph Pine, Strategic Horizons LLP;Performance by Warren Hood and the Goods
3:00 – 3:30 Networking Break
3:30 – 5:00 Breakout Sessions:
(A) Strategies in Building New AudiencesPatty Diou, Levitt Pavillion;Brad Carlin, Fusebox Festival;Allison Orr, Forklift Danceworks
(B) Exploring Kickstarter, Crowdsourcing and the Virtual Fundraising FrontierDavid J. Neff, Digital Engagement Strategist at PwC
(C) Exploring Authenticity for Your OrganizationHoward Taylor, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts; Heather Kitchen, Dallas Theater Center
(D) Telling Your Story: Become More Engaging and MemorableDonna Ingham, Tale Teller & Author
(E) Integrating Accessibility Into Your ProgramsCelia M. Hughes, VSA Texas; Marissa Austin, Georgetown Palace Theater; Doylene Land, Ellen Noel Museum
(F) Texas Commission on the Arts: OverviewJim Bob McMillan, TCA Deputy Director and Anina Moore, TCA Program Administrator
5:00 – 7:00 Texas Cultural Trust ReceptionPerformance by Del Castillo
7:00 Dinner on Your Own
FRIDAY
7:45 – 8:45 Networking Breakfast
8:45 – 10:00 Plenary Session: Engaging for Success: Building Communities not Audiences
Doug Borwick, CEO of Arts Engaged;Performance by Ruby Nelda Perez
10:00 – 10:30 Networking Break
10:30 – 12:00 Breakout Sessions:
(A) Tips on Fundraising TodayDavid Lake, Houston Endowment;  Amy Baskin, Young Audiences of Northeast Texas; Jennifer Ransom Rice, Texas Cultural Trust/Texas Women for the Arts
(B) Improving Donor RelationsCookie Ruiz, Executive Director – Ballet Austin
(C) Models for Arts EducationBrent Hasty, Mind Pop; Kay Thomas, Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council; Jon Hinojosa, Say Sí; Caroline Hammond – TX Cultural Trust
(D) Telling Your Story: Become More Engaging and MemorableDonna Ingham, Tale Teller & Author
(E) New Engines of Growth: Creative Placemaking TodayMichael Killoren, NEA; Ann Rolling, The EmilyAnn Theater; Karen Wiley, Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts
(F) Mid- America Arts Alliance: OverviewChristine Dotterweich Bial, Mid-America Arts Alliance
12:00 – 1:15 Networking LunchPerformance by E-Flat Porch Band
1:15 – 2:45 Breakout Sessions:
(A) Effective Strategies for Today’s MarketAshley Cass, Giant Noise; Rebecca Campbell, Austin Film Society
(B) Developing a Fundraising BoardMagdalena McCall, Maravilla Group; Barry Silverberg, Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations; Cynthia B. Nunn, Center for Nonprofit Management, Dallas
(C) Making Your Website Work for YouChristopher Rankin, Whole Foods Market; Earl Lundquist, Texas Dept of Agriculture
(D) Mainstreaming EngagementDoug Borwick, CEO of Arts Engaged
(E) National Endowment for the Arts: OverviewMichael Killoren –NEA Discipline Director for Challenge America & Local Arts Agencies
2:45 – 3:00 Networking Break
3:00 – 4:15 Plenary Session: The Future Starts Now
Sherry Kafka Wagner, Consultant in Urban Design and Public Spaces;Performance by Big Squeeze artist Ruben Moreno
4:15 – 4:30 Conference Closing