2018 Volunteer Leadership Conference

Mar 16, 2018 ‐ Mar 17, 2018


Stronger Together: The Power of CF Advocacy

Mar 16, 2018 3:30pm ‐ Mar 16, 2018 4:30pm

Identification: 0006FRI11

This session will provide an overview of CF Foundation advocacy efforts, how to get involved, and why CF advocacy is important to advancing the Foundation's mission. 

Tomorrow’s Leaders: The Next Generation of Volunteer Leaders

Mar 16, 2018 3:30pm ‐ Mar 16, 2018 4:30pm

Identification: 0007FRI09

This session will share techniques and ideas on how to engage and recruit young professionals through Tomorrow’s Leaders, the Foundation’s new young professionals program.

Our CF Story: When Life Doesn't Go As Planned

Mar 16, 2018 4:45pm ‐ Mar 16, 2018 5:45pm

Identification: FRI12

Life with cystic fibrosis can be a rollercoaster, sometimes with unanticipated turns. Hear from three adults with CF who will share how the disease has influenced their plans and how they adjusted when life didn’t go as expected, from school and career to family and everything in between.


Annual Awards Dinner iconAnnual Awards Dinner

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Annual Awards Dinner

Mar 16, 2018 7:30pm ‐ Mar 16, 2018 9:30pm

Identification: FRI13

Celebrating Chapter Successes and VLC Takeaways

Mar 17, 2018 8:00am ‐ Mar 17, 2018 8:30am

Identification: SAT17


Telling the Best Story in Medicine

Mar 17, 2018 8:30am ‐ Mar 17, 2018 9:00am

Identification: SAT18

Communicating clearly and simply about our research is critical to motivating current volunteers and donors -- and to engaging new ones. In this session, we will break down our research priorities, simplify the science, and help you explain why we still need the ongoing support of our community.

  • Amy DeMaria, Senior Vice President, Chief Communications Officer

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Powered by the Community

Mar 17, 2018 9:00am ‐ Mar 17, 2018 10:15am

Identification: SAT19

This session will highlight the key role of people with CF and their families in CF Foundation activities, including empowering their perspectives for informing and connecting advocacy and care.


Fundraising Session 1 iconFundraising Session 1

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Fundraising Session 1

Mar 17, 2018 10:45am ‐ Mar 17, 2018 11:45am

Endurance Events: Become a Great Recruiter and Top Performer

Mar 17, 2018 10:45am ‐ Mar 17, 2018 11:45am

Identification: 0001SAT03

This session will highlight a group of presenters from CF Cycle for Life, CF Climb, and Xtreme Hike events. Each presenter is a 2017 top performer and will share how they reached their high fundraising levels through corporate sponsors, friends, family, and coworkers, as well as how they recruited more team members.

Great Strides: Engage and Motivate Your Team Members Year-Round

Mar 17, 2018 10:45am ‐ Mar 17, 2018 11:45am

Identification: 0002SAT05

This session will explore how to engage team members in the mission of the Foundation, and how to motivate them to take action throughout the year.