Brychan Watkins, CIO at the Royal British Legion, will open the Institute of Fundraising Technology Group Conference on the 8th of May and deliver one of two keynote speeches.
Watkins will discuss how the challenges and opportunities presented by technology, the information explosion, security concerns and law and ethics are influencing how CIOs seek to support engagement with supporters and volunteers.
Ivan Gayton, Head of Mission at Médecins Sans Frontières, will also deliver a keynote speech, outlining the ways in which the humanitarian sector can learn from the technology sector and discuss the ground-breaking tech solutions making a real impact in the fight against Ebola.
The May 8th conference in London will also feature 12 sessions covering the themes of innovation, digital and CRM. Attendees will also have access to an exhibition hall, lunchtime sessions from 10 leading technology suppliers and networking drinks.
According to Conference Chair Nick Swain: “If you are interested in making better use of technology to increase the impact of your fundraising, and want to learn from charities just like yours, then you can’t afford to miss this conference. You’ll be informed, challenged and inspired.”
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