Schedule for day 1, Thursday, April 25, 2013

9:00 am to 9:30 am

Session Description More info
Welcome and state of the project Welcome to CiviCon San Francisco 2013! We'll kickoff the day with recognition and thanks for the sponsors and volunteers that made this day possible. Then we'll share our thoughts on the state of the project, and highlight some of the awesome community initiatives that are driving the platform forward.You can view the presentation slides here in... read more

with yashodha, colemanw

Audience: User, Implementer, Developer
Experience:
Type: Presentation
Room: Goldman Auditorium

9:45 am to 10:45 am

Session Description More info
Case Study: Parramatta City Council Meals on Wheels Parramatta City Council (Sydney, Australia) The Parramatta City Council (located in Sydney) implemented CiviCRM to provide constituent management services in several areas -- one of which was to provide tools for tracking their meals-on-wheels (MOW) program. The MOW program prepares and delivers meals to elderly residents throughout the city.... read more

with lcdweb

Audience: User, Implementer, Developer
Experience:
Type: Presentation
Room: Goldman Auditorium
What's New In Version 4.3? A new version of CiviCRM has just been released. What does 4.3 have that previous versions don't? This panel of developers will explain in plain language (with examples) the better known and lesser known features that 4.3 introduces to CiviCRM. You can view the session slides here in prezi format. read more

with Dave Greenberg

Audience: User, Implementer, Developer
Experience:
Type: Presentation
Room: Tamalpais
CMDrupal Part 1 - How Community Media Converts Viewers -> Members -> Certified Producers While this session will cover how these modules are used to certify producers so they can make their own studio reservations in community media environments, similar configurations can be used in any environment requiring classes, certifications, and/or reservations. It possible a Community Media organization using Drupal and CiviCRM already... read more

with kreynen, synchlayer, coderdan

Audience: Implementer, Developer
Experience: Intermediate
Type: Presentation
Room: Kinzie East
Managing ecommerce-based subscriptions using CiviCRM  When a non-profit advocacy group needed an inovative way to allow its organizational members to give their own members free access to paid content, CiviCRM and a small collection of Drupal contrib modules allowed us to make it happen.This session presents a case study of a recent implementation leveraging CiviCRM relationships and custom fields,... read more

with youngjin, AllenShaw

Audience: Implementer
Experience: Intermediate
Type: Presentation
Room: Kinzie West

11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Session Description More info
Extending CiviCRM to Outlook, Google Apps, smartphones, Constant Contact, MailChimp and others Your organization’s constituent data is maintained in CiviCRM, complete with email address, phone numbers, and physical address. But you often need to work with other systems, whether this is for email, collaboration, or mobility purposes. While there have not been many options available so far, recent developments are extending the reach of... read more

with cividesk

Audience: User, Implementer, Developer
Experience: Beginner
Type: Presentation
Room: Goldman Auditorium
Integration With Drupal     A beginner's guide for implementers and developers on 8 ways CiviCRM integrates with Drupal. With broad strokes we'll show each method, describe it's purpose and show some examples. This will help techies and semi-techies familiar with web development in Drupal but unfamiliar with CiviCRM get a head start on the path to integration. Covred... read more

with Stoob

Audience: Implementer, Developer
Experience: Beginner
Type: Presentation
Room: Tamalpais
Best practices for bulk mailings with CiviCRM This session is tentative, please check before attending that it is still happening. We will be talking about the email infrastructure setup as well as deliverability best practices: CAN-SPAM compliance, SPF, feedback loop management, bounce processing and spam traps. Basically, all things email. :) The presentation slides with notes are attached... read more

with shane

Audience: User, Implementer, Developer
Experience: Intermediate
Type: Presentation
Room: Kinzie East
CiviCRM for *Contact* Management, WordPress for *Content* Management Out of the box, WordPress provides an easy way to publish content on your website, including blogs, news, events, and programs. There are also a wide variety of plugins that can create a feature-rich website, meeting your needs to engage visitors. I am a consultant who specializes in supporting both WordPress website development, and CiviCRM... read more

with danaskallman

Audience: User
Experience: Beginner
Type: Presentation
Room: Kinzie West

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Session Description More info
Ecosystem Tune-up All-conference gathering for folks to connect with others who are passionate about building and improving some aspect of the CiviCRM ecosystem. Details TBD. read more

with Michael McAndrew

Audience: User, Implementer, Developer
Experience:
Type: Workshop
Room: Goldman Auditorium

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Session Description More info
CiviCampaign & CiviEngage to Change the World: The Next Journey Progressive Technology Project's Alice Aguilar, Executive Director, and PowerBase Support Specialist & Trainer, Tomas Aguilar (no, relation!), will showcase the latest features and user interface changes, discuss and give examples of how community organizing groups are using PowerBase - enhanced CiviCRM for community organizing - to do their... read more

with tomas.ptp

Audience: User, Implementer
Experience: Beginner
Type: Presentation
Room: Goldman Auditorium
CiviCRM in Faith Based Organizations CiviCRM has the potential to be extremely useful as a "Church Management System" - and offers a great alternative to things like Fellowship One, ServiceU, ACS, Church Community Builder, and other proprietary applications. I would begin this forum by contrasting CiviCRM to some of the solutions above, and I would highlight what I have heard that... read more

with bwcoleBOT

Audience: User, Implementer
Experience:
Type: Presentation
Room: Tamalpais
CRM Core & CiviCRM: Someone actually did that In 2009, there were some discussions going on around the beneifts of migrating CiviCRM over to Drupal. Someone actually worked on that problem, and it lead to some interesting results.  This session focuses on the CRM Core project. It is a tool for building your own CRM systems on top of the Drupal platform. It possesses a framework that allows... read more

with techsoldaten

Audience: Implementer, Developer
Experience: Intermediate
Type: Presentation
Room: Kinzie East
Migrating from Raiser's Edge to CiviCRM We'll cover the following topics: What you gain by migrating to CiviCRM from Raiser's Edge Basic data mappings from Raiser's Edge into CiviCRM How to best plan for the transition for your development staff Which tools to use to get the migration done right If your organization is thinking about moving from Raiser's Edge into using CiviCRM, this... read more

with youngjin

Audience: User, Implementer, Developer
Experience: Intermediate
Type: Presentation
Room: Kinzie West

3:15 pm to 4:15 pm

Session Description More info
Fundraising with CiviCRM, or how to make fundraising more fun In this interactive session, we'll brainstorm: What actions we need to take to raise money, year after year. What information we'll need to store. And how to find it later. We will use this basic framework (action + info + find) to determine which features in CiviCRM will help us raise more money for the causes we care about.  More information:In... read more

with kellieatgr

Audience: User
Experience: Beginner
Type: Presentation
Room: Goldman Auditorium
Enhancements to the discount extension and payment process for CiviEvents Most large member driven organizations hold one or more large events each year. These organizations like to offer discounts or other perks as a reward to their supportors. Backoffice Thinking is completing a significant ehancement to the discount extension and some smaller changes to  the core payment flow for CiviEvents. Multiple new discount... read more

with dschafer

Audience: User, Implementer, Developer
Experience: Intermediate
Type: Presentation
Room: Tamalpais
CiviCRM for Print Media Australia’s leading political magazine is a test case for adapting CiviCRM for managing subscriptions in independent print and digital media. Many publishers already love Drupal but few have discovered that CiviCRM is the simple and easy subscriber management module that they always wished for. Drupal-powered magazines should be excited. This... read more

with John Derry

Audience: User, Implementer
Experience: Intermediate
Type: Presentation
Room: Kinzie East
CiviCRM localization and multi-lingual The CiviCRM user-interface is available in many languages. The CiviCRM user interface can be configured to a specific language (localization), or you can enable multiple languages at once and let users choose (multi-lingual). In this session we will show how to enable these features, provide an overview of how they work, how to participate in... read more

with bgm

Audience: User, Implementer, Developer
Experience: Intermediate
Type: Presentation
Room: Kinzie West

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Session Description More info
A Field Guide to Membership Every membership organization thinks it's normal, but the diversity of membership structures out there is continually surprising.  This session is intended to provide a handful of examples of how we have configured membership for a number of unusual situations--all without any custom code: multiple memberships at the same time in the same... read more

with jehanley, andrewhunt

Audience: User, Implementer
Experience: Beginner
Type: Presentation
Room: Goldman Auditorium
Unlocking Potential - CiviCRM Starter Kit Distribution on Drupal.org The CiviCRM Starter Kit Distribution on Drupal.org combines a minimized version of CiviCRM with Drupal core, several popular contrib modules, and several CiviCRM specific modules. All of this is packaged into a single download which makes quick work of getting a new CiviCRMs site up and running w/ Drupal (Download and Install the Current Versions... read more

with kreynen

Audience: Implementer, Developer
Experience: Intermediate
Type: Presentation
Room: Tamalpais
CiviCase for Project Management We'd like to demonstrate how CiviCase has been used to allow a charity as a vehicle for local hubs to be able to record projects they are carrying out. Case was chosen as it naturally allows for time based projects with various activities nitted together. Key aspects are Ability to assign roles to projects for funders or other interested parties.... read more

with Parvez

Audience: User, Implementer
Experience: Beginner
Type: Presentation
Room: Kinzie West