TAAS 2021 Virtual Event Schedule

Our program for 2021 focuses on the theme of “Theories of Philanthropy – Developing Sophisticated Analytics Programs to Better Understand & Predict Donor Behavior“. To learn more about our speakers, visit our speakers page.


 Session 1


Monday, June 14th, 2021

11:00 AM CT    |     TAAS Co-Chairs: Symposium Opening Remarks


11:15 AM CT     |     Kelly Douglas: Leveraging Relationships in University Fundraising: An Analysis of Faculty Advisee Groups and Alumni Networks


12:30 PM CT    |     Onochie Fan-Osuala: Online Buzz Evolution Patterns and Crowdfunding Campaign Performance


01:45 PM CT     |     Colton Strawser: Does Being Engaged Benefit the Bottom Line? Community Engagement and its Effects on Fundraising Performance


03:00 PM CT    |      Jim Dries & Juan Garcia: Proposals of Hope: Optimism Versus Analytics


04:00 PM CT    |      TAAS Co-Chairs: Session I Closing Remarks

 Session 2


Tuesday, June 15th, 2021

11:00 AM CT    |     TAAS Co-Chairs: Session II Opening Remarks


11:15 AM CT     |     Klaus Mueller & Eric PapenhausenPatterns of Philanthropy: Using Pattern Mining for Predictive Analysis in Advancement and Fund Raising


12:30 PM CT     |     John Gough: Data Modernization: A Case Study in Improving Data Architecture for Advanced Analytics


01:45 PM CT    |     Marianne Pelletier & Gregory Duke: The Nimble Annual Giving Program: A Responsive Approach to Fundraising


02:45 PM CT     |     TAAS Co-Chairs: Symposium Closing Remarks