Here’s what you can expect for activities and sessions during the 2021 Dare to Lead.

Schedule-at-a-Glance

Thursday, June 3

Time Session
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. MT
(9 a.m. PT / 11 a.m. CT)
Welcome & IABC 101
Will Tigley, IABC CWR Chair and IABC Calgary member
11:15 a.m. –
12:15 p.m. MT

(10:15 a.m. PT /
12:15 p.m. CT)
Being on the Board (Panel Discussion)
Elizabeth Bunney, IABC Edmonton Vice-President
Jennifer Cox, IABC Manitoba Vice-President
Amanda LeNeve, IABC CWR Board Secretary and IABC Edmonton member
Jonathan Tremblay, CMP, IABC International Executive Board and IABC Regina member
Moderator: Will Tigley, IABC CWR Chair and IABC Calgary member
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. MT
(12:00 p.m. PT /
2:00 p.m. CT)
What do Volunteer Recruitment and Networking have in Common?
Gabrielle Loring, IABC Chicago member
Marketing to Your Members
Jeff Price, IABC Marketing ManagerVIDEO RECORDING. Originally broadcast during 2021 IABC Virtual Leadership Institute Jeff Price & Micayla Felicion-Davin will join us live for the Q&A portion of the presentation.
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. MT
(1:15 p.m. PT / 3:15 p.m. CT)
Demystifying IABC’s Finances for Non-Finance Volunteer Leaders
Maliha Aqeel, PMP, SCMP, IABC International Executive Board and IABC Toronto member
From Reactive to Proactive: How to Set Your Next Board Up for Success
Suzanne Pescod, IABC Edmonton President
3:30 – 4:15 p.m. MT
(2:30 p.m. PT /
4:30 p.m. CT)
Portfolio Meet & Greet
Facilitated by: IABC CWR Executive Board members
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. MT
(5 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. CT)
Sip n’ Chill Social Event 

Friday, June 4

Time Session
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. MT
(7 a.m. PT / 9 a.m. CT)
Dine Around Breakfast and Networking Session
Login in and enjoy your favourite pandemic ‘fare’ (chocolate, fruit, lattes, mimosa (it’s too early for wine), sourdough, croissants, eggs benny) let’s see what carried you through the past 15 months. 
9:00 – 10:30 a.m. MT
(8:00 a.m. PT/10:00 a.m. CT)
Revenue Hacks & Reputation Builders
Danielle Bond, SCMP, IABC International Executive Board, Vice-Chair
Merrin Fabre, IABC Victoria, ‘Professional Development Grant Program
Rebecca Shaffer, IABC Chicago, ‘Lower price sponsorship packaging’
Connie Feick, IABC Greater Cincinnati, ‘Maximizing network connections
Kerry Burke, IABC Nashville, ‘Making the most of our virtual reality
Deanna Werner, IABC Houston, ‘Sip & Learn- Networking nine with wine
Elisha Sutherland, IABC Queensland, ‘The ultimate revenue hack-a financial strategyVIDEO RECORDING
Originally broadcast during 2021 IABC Virtual Leadership Institute. Some of the panelists will join us live for the Q&A portion.
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. MT
(9:30 a.m. PT /
11:30 a.m. CT)
Recruiting and Engaging your IABC Team
Rachel Wong, IABC BC Volunteer Services Director
10:30 – 11:45 a.m. MT
(9:30 a.m. PT / 11:30 a.m. CT)

Elevating the Role and Value of Your Board

Sheila Witwicky, partner, National Growth Partners
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. MT
(12 p.m. PT / 2 p.m. CT)
Developing a Racial Justice Lens in Communications
Iman Bukari, CEO, Canadian Cultural Mosaic Foundation
2:45 – 3:15 p.m. MT
(1:45 p.m. PT /
3:45 p.m. CT)
Chapter Meet & Greet
Hosted by executives from each chapter
3:30 – 5 p.m. MT
(2:30 p.m. PT /
4:30 p.m. CT)
#IABC2025 IABC Strategic Vision
Danielle Bond, SCMP, IABC International Executive Board Vice-Chair
Peter Finn, IABC Executive Director
5:00 p.m. MT
(4 p.m. PT /
6 p.m. CT)
Note: Time is approximate. Immediately following Danielle and Peter’s session
Dare to Lead Wrap-up and What’s Next
Will Tigley, IABC CWR Chair and IABC Calgary member
Sue Heuman, ABC, MC, IABC CWR Vice-Chair and IABC Edmonton member