Business at the National Conference on Volunteer and Service

May 21, 2012

Want to know why your employee volunteer program is important to your business? Or how strategic volunteering aligns with employee leadership and development? Register for the Business Track at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service:

 Corporate Volunteer Councils (CVC): Top Five Challenges to Effective CVCs

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Time: 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 Session ID: 2666

What hot issues is your Corporate Volunteer Council (CVC) dealing with right now? Join this pre-conference session to hear more about the top five challenges that CVCs are facing and how others are addressing the same issues.

Speakers:   Members of the CVC Advisory Council
Dara Ambriz – Cardinal Health
Natalie Smith – Points of Light 

Wayne Svoboda – Volunteer Partners 
Barbara Waters – Placon Corporation 
Alan Witchey – United Way of Central Indiana 

Twitter: #NCVS2666

A Billion + Change: Leading Service and Inspiring Change

Monday, June 18, 2012

 Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Session ID: 2927

Hear from A Billion + Change companies and thought leaders that have joined this national campaign to inspire pro bono and skills-based service. Join us as we celebrate new pledge companies, share best practices and move toward innovative service.

Speakers:  Carolyn Berkowitz – Capital One 
Evan Hochberg – Deloitte Services LP 
Jenny Lawson – Points of Light 
Graham McLaughlin-Advisory Board Company 
Diane Melley – IBM Corporation 
Jenne Meyers – City of Chicago 

Twitter: #NCVS2927

Business Track Welcome Breakfast  

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Time: 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Session ID: 2919

Speakers: Jennifer Highsmith – Points of Light
Amanda Missey – Volunteer Center of Bergen County, CVC Advisory Council
Nicole Robinson – Kraft Foods Foundation

Your official welcome to the 2012 Business Track – hosted by the Corporate Volunteer Council (CVC) Advisory Council. Enjoy breakfast with other Business Track attendees and CVC peers.

Generate Some Buzz: Promoting Your EVP through Traditional and Social Media

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 Session ID: 3008

Speaker(s):   Anna Cunningham
Julia Gin – Kraft
Tara Greco – APCO Worldwide

Do you struggle to explain your EVP and why it’s important? Generating attention and support for your EVP’s impact should be a core component of your communications strategy. At this session, learn how to become your own best advocate and PR expert.

Twitter: #NCVS3008

Strategic Professional Development: Taking Careers to the Next Level through Volunteerism

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 Session ID: 2763

Speaker(s):   Safiya Jones – Cbeyond
Heather Rocker – Girls Incorporated of Greater Atlanta

Strategic volunteering aligns volunteerism with leadership and professional development goals. Learn how to implement strategic volunteer programs that engage employees in meaningful service while linking to company-driven professional development plans.

Twitter: #NCVS2763

Turning Point Business Luncheon

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Time: 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Session ID: 2921

Speaker(s):   Cliff Burrows – Starbucks
Rosemary Byrnes – Citi
Dan Waldschmidt

Enjoy lunch and networking with your peers while exploring new ideas and insights to strengthen your work.

Twitter: #NCVS2921

Beyond Business as Usual, Billion + Change: Leading Innovation and Driving Social Change

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Time: 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Session ID: 2701

Speaker(s):   Pranav Kothari – Mission Measurement, LLC
Jenny Lawson – Points of Light
David Nassar – HotSpot Digital

Twitter: #NCVS2701

Learning From Your Peers: Tackling the Most Common Challenges at Different Stages of Building a Skills-Based Volunteer Program

      Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Time: 8:30 a.m.- 10:00 a.m.

      Session ID: 2573

Speakers: Sheila Cavanaugh – Fidelity Investments
Jan Epstein – Allstate Insurance Company
Mike Goss – Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
TBD Hewlett Packard

Whether you’re getting started, looking to enhance your program or have already taken it to scale, there are common experiences and challenges your peers have faced. Hear lessons and practices from different stages of skills-based volunteer program development.

Twitter: #NCVS2573