Your Time in Atlanta

No Sign-ups for Learning Labs - New in 2019!
Based on feedback from evaluations over the past several years, there will be no pre-conference sign-ups for learning labs.  This gives attendees the flexibility to make real-time decisions on which sessions make the most sense based on current events within their organization. For any questions on this please contact Jen Scott.

Sunday, March 3rd

8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The registration desk is open.

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Newcomers' Reception

5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Welcome Event

Monday, March 4th

6:45 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. 

Run/Walk/Yoga Groups

7:15 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.


8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

ACCP: The Conference 2019 Kickoff
General Session(s)

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Networking Break

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Learning Labs

Catalytic Capital: Investing in the Next Generation of Youth Leaders + Advocates
Share Our Strength & Sodexo

Pro Bono Service: A New Strategy for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Taproot Foundation

Political Campaign and Lobbying Restrictions Applicable to a CSR Program
Bob Waldman & Ron Jacobs, Venable LLP

Reimagining CSR: Moving from Compliance to Thinking Bigger
Christina Shim, Palladium

Growing the Future for a more Inclusive and Competitive Tomorrow
Nathaniel Smith, Partnership for Southern Equity

Building your Talent Pipeline of Community Champions
Joni Fitch, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.


1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Learning Labs

Leveraging your Company’s Unique Assets to Combat Human Tracking and Modern Slavery
Nicole Clifton and Laura Johns, UPS with Mara Kelly, United Way Worldwide

The Authenticity Opportunity: Substance over Splash in Corporate Citizenship
Maureen Flynn & Mandy Ryan, Changing Our World

Breaking Through the CSR Communication Clutter
Rich Maiore, Rocket Social Impact

Expanding Employee Engagement Programs Internationally
Kirsten Weeks, Cisco & Jessie Krafft, CAF America

The Value Proposition behind High-Impact Board Placement and Training Programs
Robert Acton, Cause Strategy Partners, LLC

Getting the Budget You Want and Need: Lessons from the Business ROI of Social Investments
Steve Rochlin, IMPACT ROI

Influencers' Series with Mike Rizer
Carolyn Berkowitz, ACCP & Mike Rizer, Wells Fargo

2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Networking Break

3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

General Session: Trends on Social Issues in Corporate America

Julie Hootkin
VP of Research, Global Strategy Group
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General Session: Marketing in an Era of Division: New Rules for a New Reality

Peter Horst
Founder, CMO, Inc.
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4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Meet with Exhibitors

5:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Meet in lobby for event transportation
'A Night Under the Sea' at The Georgia Aquarium

Tuesday, March 5th

6:45 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.

Run/Walk/Yoga Groups

8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

General Session

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Learning Labs

Disrupting Diversity & Inclusion: New Strategies, Initiatives and Technologies to Take Your Diversity and Inclusion Efforts to the Next Level
Sheri Crosby Wheeler, Mr. Cooper

Cracking the HR Nut: Building Buy-in for your Employee Engagement Program
Laura Hamre, Fidelity Investments & Tara Cardone, Common Impact

Is your Company Creative Enough to Succeed?
Kristina Christy, Wells Fargo, Emily Peck, Americans for the Arts, & Alexander Parkinson, The Conference Board

Advancing Workplace Relationships
Robin Greubel, CEO, K9Sensus Foundation

Building a Culture for Corporate Citizenship: Leading from Where You Are
Kathy Miller, Miller Consultants

Turning Values into Value: Leveraging ESG and Impact Investing to Create Financial and Social Returns
Laura Coy, William Blair and Company & Amanda Fowler, Edwards Lifesciences

A Panel on Social Activism in Corporate America
Julie Hootkin & Josh Chaitin, Global Strategy Group with Corporate Partners

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Networking Break

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Learning Labs

Increasing Employee Engagement: From the C-Suite Down
Kate Marshall, AstraZeneca

Equity, Full Cost & Impact: Operationalizing a Focus on Equity
David Greco, Social Sector Partners

Design Thinking for Social Impact
Mark Feldman & Nikki Korn, Cause Consulting

Small Departments: Challenges, Opportunities, and Best Practices
Cortney Miller, BAE, Jennifer Nickerson, City National & Stephanie Ghertner, Darden

Leveraging CSR to Drive B2B Success
Mollye Rhea, For Momentum

Building the Case for the Goodness Program Your Company Deserves

Influencers' Series with Dan Cardinali
Carolyn Berkowitz, ACCP & Dan Cardinalli, Independent Sector

12:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

General Session: Celebrating Purpose

2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Networking Break

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Learning Labs

Leveraging Your Law Firm to Further Your CSR Goals
Bronwen Begakis, Paul Hastings LLP

Corporate Engagement in the US Census
Maggie Osborn, United Philanthropy Forum

Talent is everywhere, Opportunity is not
Lorie Coker, Capital One

Using Communications to Amplify your Impact 
Guusje Bendeler, thinkPARALLAX

CSR Professionals: The New Project Managers
Trevence Mitchell, Aveniras

Measuring the Impact of Volunteerism on Employee Engagement
Vanessa Chan, CSAA & Bea Boccalandro, VeraWorks

How to Use the Corporate Citizenship Guide
Erica Bader, ACCP

4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Delegate Assembly

5:45 p.m.

Enjoy Atlanta

Wednesday, March 6th

7:15 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.


8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

General Session

9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Learning Labs

It’s Called Employee Communication for a Reason
Jason Anthoine, Audacity

Building Market Leader and Enterprise-wide Buy-in
Chris Montross, Aetna

Innovative Strategies for Advancing Corporate Community Engagement through Leadership Development and Strategic Partnerships
Michelle Meulendyk, Amway & Teri Behner, Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University

Influencers' Series with Cristin Dorgelo
Carolyn Berkowitz, ACCP & Cristin Dorgelo, Association for Science Tech Centers

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

General Session: Compose Your World

Kai Kight
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12:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

*Information is subject to change.