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2012 INDEPENDENT SECTOR ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Game On: Reality After the Rhetoric

Find out what lies ahead for America after the election dust settles and the last states in dispute have counted and resolved. Speakers considered how the 2012 election results will shape America's future and their effect on communities and organizations that serve them.
Featuring Matt Miller, columnist, Washington Post

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2012 John W. Gardner Leadership Dinner

Jeff Skoll was honored as the recipient of the 2012 John W. Gardner Leadership Award.

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Jeff Skoll
GameChanging Outcomes

Affecting major changes in an organization’s direction, culture or identity to achieve game changing results.
Featuring NAACP President, Ben Jealous

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Blending Profit and Purpose: Game Changer?  

Debating the impact on the sector of new for–profit vehicles and ventures for serving the public good.

Featuring California Association of Nonprofits CEO, Jan Masaoka

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Game
Changers
Plenary  

Building adaptive organizations that are able to create change that matters and then take it to scale.
Featuring Patty Stonesifer, Bill Shore, and Gary Knell

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CEO Summit    

The MacArthur “genius grantee” discussed new ways of joining psychology, behavioral economics and policy to address societal problems.

Featuring Harvard University Professor of Economics, Sendhil Mullainathan


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Why Attend?

Watch the videos and find out why thousands of leaders from nonprofits, foundations and corporate giving programs attend the IS conference.

Special Programs

Bob JohansenChief executives of IS members share in-depth, peer-to-peer exchanges on issues relevant to running an organization. This year's program featured Bob Johansen of the Institute for the Future, who provided insights from his book, Leaders Make the Future: Ten New Leadership Skills for an Uncertain World

Learn more about CEO Track at this year's conference.

Nonprofit leaders, communications specialists, and policy advocates developed strategies for making the nonprofit and philanthropic community stronger advocates with public officials.

Learn more about PPAI at this year's conference.

Targeted workshops and networking opportunities for emerging nonprofit leaders.

Learn more about NGen at this year's conference.





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