Westlake conference to show how technology can help non-profits improve the world
Leading Hands Through Technology and The Workmen's Circle Educational Center – Ohio District, both Cleveland-based non-profit organizations, in partnership with Hyland Software, will present an interactive and educational conference on "Leveraging User Accessibility and Experience for a Better World" on Thursday, Oct. 18, at Hyland's facility in Westlake.
The event is free and open to the public – advance registration is required due to limited seating.
“Non-profits face many challenges as they use technology to improve the experience and access for their users – including staff, consumers and donors," explained Marc Majers, Leading Hands Through Technology founder and president. “At our second annual event, we're excited to bring together researchers, technology experts, non-profit leaders and fund-raising professionals to develop innovative solutions that combine technology and compassion to improve our world.”
The event's keynote speaker is Todd Bertsch, owner and president of Evolve Creative Group, and a leader in web design and digital marketing with over 20 years of experience in these fields. In addition, a panel of local experts will share experiences and best practices. Panelists include Jared Bendis, Creative New Media Officer for Case Western Reserve University’s Kelvin
Smith Library, presenting on game design for constructive social change; Dahlia Fisher from the Maltz Museum, discussing their first-of-its-kind effort in Cleveland to preserve Holocaust memory with interactive hologram technology; and Randy Knapp from the Cleveland Sight Center, highlighting technology challenges and opportunities faced by their users.
The event also features a networking session with demos, poster presentations and vendor tables. Light refreshments will be served.
Organizers are seeking continuing education credits through the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) International.
For more information on the event, including a link to registration, visit eventbrite.com.