2017 Annual Conference Program Materials

Publication date: 
March, 2017

Thank you to everyone who came and supported the 2017 Annual Conference! Photos, presentations and other session resources are available below. Read our own #SDGCon Recap Wrap Up or check out the Twitter hashtag feed (we were trending!) to get all the highlights. We've also compiled a reading list of books you may have heard our speakers and panelists mention throughout the day.

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What Attendees Were Saying

  • "Congratulations on mounting one of the best conferences I've attended...local, regional, or national. You know I've attended quite a few during my time in the field!" - Reginald Jones, President & CEO, Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation
  • "There was such a buzz about all that [my team] learned and ideas that were generated." - Erica Fessia, Qualcomm
  • "I have been to the last five SDG AC and this one was by far the best! It was packed full of amazing content, but did not feel overwhelming! Each of the speakers were extremely engaging and inspirational." - Michele Silverthorn, Alliance Healthcare Foundation
  • "Critical and timely content that humanized this work!"
  • "Passionate speakers who are on front lines, acting with conviction. So good."
  • "Great variety of speakers. All added so much value and insight."
  • "Outstanding close to another great conference. Vu Le was hilarious, insightful, and provocative."
  • Seeing the Light in San Diego by Nick Flores, Integrated Impact Investing
  • Why We Need to Stop Asking "What Do You Do?" by Vu Le, Nonprofit With Balls

Session Resources

Opening and Closing Remarks by Nancy Jamison

Opening Keynote by Gara LaMarche

Morning Plenary: Taking A Stand

Islamophobia: All the Powers at Play and Its Impact on Community Cohesion

What It Takes to Walk the Full Cost Walk

Your Foundation, San Diego, and Philanthropy at Their Best 

Developing Authentic Relationships with Nonprofits and Community Members

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