Wednesday, January 28, 2009

A call for abstracts


CanadaHelps is seeking workshop abstracts for oral presentations at the MyCharityConnects Conference, June 8-9, 2009 in Toronto. The conference is geared toward small and medium sized organizations. The focus - best practices for various online tools that enable increased fundraising and awareness.

They are looking for speakers on a variety of topics including, but not limited to: social media, website basics, e-newsletters, on-line communities, story-telling, budgeting and planning and engaging younger demographics.

Deadline for Abstracts is February 20, 2009; presenters will be notified by no later than March 20, 2009.

Preference will be given to presentations by charities, and those submissions that use case studies and/or best practices with clear ROI indicators for attendees. Submissions should include: Presenter(s) name, title, organization, phone and email; proposed title of session, topics covered, description (max: 200 words), target audience, and “take aways”; and any materials or AV equipment requirements. Please also include previous workshops conducted. Abstracts should be sent to:

For-profit companies interested in participating in MyCharityConnects should contact Zenia Wadhwani at for a list of sponsorship opportunities.

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