Leading Edge Forum Series


Provocative thought leadership from the field.



The Forums feature regional and nationally-recognized authors and thought leaders. They are include discussion with peers and great networking at the reception!



2017 Forums


April 11, 2017
Report from the Bubble: How the Development Shops at ACLU, Greenpeace and Planned Parenthood Are Leveraging This Political Moment (and how you can too)
Cori Stell, Director of Development, ACLU Northern California

Karen Topakian, Board Chair, Greenpeace Inc.
Kate Moynihan, VP Development, Planned Parenthood of Northern California

3:00-5:30PM | Reception following
David Brower Center in Berkeley
$35 AFP Golden Gate Members | $65 General Community
Earns 2.5 CFRE Credits


June Date TBA


October 4, 2017
The Second Hank Rosso Forum: Accelerating Social Change--Move Fast and Fix Things
Co-presented with DER (Development Executives Roundtable

1:30-5:00PM | Reception following at Omni Hotel
Bank of America Auditorium in San Francisco
Registration opens 4/21/2017
Earns 3.5 CFRE Credits