Schedule

YNPN 2019 Leaders Institute

FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 2019

7:30pm | Hamilton Group Showing | CIBC

Meet in the Wyndham Hotel lobby at 6:30pm to walk together to the theater.

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, 2019

8:15am | Registration Opens & Breakfast Served | Gleacher Center (6th Floor)

9:00am | Welcome to #YNPN19 | Gleacher Center (Room 621)

Jamie Smith, Executive Director, YNPN National
Ani Schmidt and Brian Elmore, Chair and Vice Chair, YNPN Chicago
Al Heartly, Board Member, YNPN National
Alex DeCamp, Associate Director of Full-Time Admissions, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

9:15am | Chapter Video Roll Call | Gleacher Center (Room 621)

It’s your opportunity to strut your stuff and hear what your peers have been up to! Each chapter will screen a 1-minute video showcasing your chapter’s accomplishments, sharing your expertise and posing questions to your fellow chapter leaders.

9:30am | State of the Network | Gleacher Center (Room 621)

Jamie Smith, Executive Director, YNPN National
Caitie Deranek Stewart, Board Co-Chair, YNPN National
Sentari Minor, Board Co-Chair, YNPN National

One of the network's longest-standing traditions, the State of the Network is an opportunity for us to talk big picture about where the network has been in the last year and where we're headed.

10:15am | Break | Gleacher Center (Room 621)

10:30am | Chapter Video Roll Call | Gleacher Center (Room 621)

It’s your opportunity to strut your stuff and hear what your peers have been up to! Each chapter will screen a 1-minute video showcasing your chapter’s accomplishments, sharing your expertise and posing questions to your fellow chapter leaders.

11:00am | Network Speed Dating | Gleacher Center (Room 621)

Following our Chapter Roll Call, chapters will have the opportunity to meet and chat with other chapter leaders. You’ll have five minutes to talk with your partner about whatever you want (YNPN, your day jobs, internet memes, favorite karaoke song) before moving on to meet the next person.

11:45am | Group Photos | Gleacher Center (Room 621)

12:00pm | Lunch | Gleacher Center (Room 621)

1:15pm | Leaders Institute Breakout Sessions 1 | Gleacher Center

  • -Strengthen the Foundation: How to infuse Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity into our core (Room 600) 
  • -How to Rock Your Next Professional Development Program (Room 602) 
  • -This is What Advocacy Looks Like! (Room 604)
  • -NonprofitReady Resource Focus Group (Room 620) 
  • -Initial Lessons Learned from a Professional Development Fund for Young Nonprofit Professionals (Room 621)

2:45pm | Leaders Institute Breakout Sessions 2 | Gleacher Center

  • -Time, Talent, and Tools: Working Together to Build a Strong Board (Room 600)
  • -Boot Camp for Boards: The Ins and Outs of Board Governance (Room 602)
  • -Strategic Planning is Easy. Seriously! (Room 604)
  • -NonprofitReady Resource Focus Group (Room 620)
  • -Chronicles of a Serial Volunteer, Ep.2- "Woke Mentoring" (Room 621)

4:10pm | UnSessions | Gleacher Center

  • -Building Citywide Partnerships (Room 600)
  • -So you want to hire a consultant? (Room 602)
  • -Lessons Learned: Board Orientation/Culture (Room 604)

4:30pm | Civic Scholars Program Reception | Gleacher Center

Alex DeCamp, Associate Director of Full-Time Admissions, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

The Chicago Booth Civic Scholars Program will be hosting an end of day welcome reception.  You will have the opportunity to network with current Civic Scholars and an admissions representative to learn more about the program. Two free drink tickets and appetizers will be made available.

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2019

8:00am | Registration Opens & Breakfast Served | Convene (2nd Floor)

9:00am | Deep Dive Sessions | Convene

  • -Systemic Racism (Monroe Hub East)
  • -Outward Leadership (Monroe Hub West)
  • -YNPN Strategy Session (Studio)

11:30am-1:30pm | Lunch | Convene (The Gallery 02)

12:30pm | Deep Dive Sessions continued | Convene

  • -Systemic Racism (Monroe Hub East)
  • -Outward Leadership (Monroe Hub West)
  • -YNPN Strategy Session (Studio)

5:00pm | Adjourn for Day | Convene

6:00pm | Leaders Institute Social | Chop Shop (2033 W North Ave)

Join us for a fun night out in Chicago, featuring our 4th Annual Lip Sync Battle!

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 2019

8:30am | Breakfast Served | Convene (2nd Floor)

9:00am | Leaders Institute Breakout Sessions 3 | Convene

  • -Strengths-based Leadership (Monroe Hub East)
  • -Sustaining the Movement: Approaches for Chapter Sustainability (Monroe Hub West)
  • -All Systems Go! Using Integrations to Automate Chapter Management Tasks (Studio)

10:25am | Leaders Institute Breakout Sessions 4 | Convene

  • -Addressing Systemic Racism with EDI (Monroe Hub East)
  • -Let’s Dig Deeper (Serving our members) (Monroe Hub West)
  • -How YNPN Austin used the Competency Model as an engagement tool (Studio)

11:40am | Break | Convene (The Gallery 02)

11:50am | Closing Remarks | Convene (Monroe Hub)

Jamie Smith, Executive Director, YNPN National

12:15pm | Adjourn and Goodbyes! | Convene