Day 1, Thursday

9:00 am to 10:00 am

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Keynote and State of the Project

Keynote and State of the Project. State of the project slides are available here

with Core team and Mark Cridge, Green Party of England and Wales

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10:15 am to 11:15 am

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CiviCRM for Absolute Beginners

Are you TOTALLY new to CiviCRM, think it might be right for your organisation and are here/have been sent here to find out more?   We are running this session for those who have never seen CiviCRM in detail before and experienced CiviCRM trainers will talk you through the basics of a system. You will also be able to play with a working CiviCRM...

with Oliver Gibson

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Data-driven Fundraising: the big picture

CiviCRM is a great tool to make data-driven fundraising work. But being data-driven needs more: it is about really exploring the knowledge hidden in that CRM-system and acting upon that knowledge for better results and more cost effective fundraising. This session welcomes you in the fabulous world of data-analytics and business intelligence for...

with Ilja de Coster (Amnesty International Vlaanderen)

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CiviHR: The Journey So Far, and What's Next

CiviHR: The Journey So Far, and What's Next Keeping track of HR details can be a nightmare when you are dealing with hundreds (if not thousands) of staff and volunteers across multiple locations. CiviHR might just be the fairy you have been waiting for to help you through the morass. Six non-profits are already using CiviHR, providing us with...

with Andrew Tombs, Katherine Causton

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What's New in CiviCRM 4.5?

What's New In CiviCRM 4.5 Sleek UI improvements and new ajax framework Record partial payments for an event registration and change registration options Ajaxified Case Configuration implementation Soft Credit Improvements Release includes ~774 improvements and new features This user-oriented session will explain in plain language (with examples)...

with Kurund

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11:30 am to 12:30 pm

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Google summer of code

Google funded 6 CiviCRM projects as a part of their Google Summer of Code 2014 initiative. In this session we will brief everyone on few projects that we mentored. We will also give demo / walkthrough of following projects: New Mailing UI for CiviMail Visualization for Mailing stats and A/B testing for CiviMail

with Xavier, Kurund

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Developing and Extending CiviCRM

CiviCRM is great, but how can you extend its features?Changing templates, using hooks, adding custom reports, forms or pages, and many more tasks are very simple to perform thanks to CiviCRM extensions. Do you want to learn how to create an extension? Do you want to improve your extension's skills?So this workshop is for you, from beginners to...

with Luciano (Ixiam)

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Introduction and transitioning to CiviCRM

Introduction and transitioning to CiviCRM

with Erik Brouwer (CiviCooP)

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12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

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Lunch

Lunch

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1:30 pm to 2:00 pm

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Photograph

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2:15 pm to 3:30 pm

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Accessibility

Workshop to identify and suggest ways forward for some of the issues CiviCRM presents to visually and motor impaired users - esp those using screen readers and tabbing through screen rather than using a mouse. Matt Winyard from RNIB will lead some of the session.  We'll aim to prioritise the issues for future development (some could even get...

with Dave Moreton, Matt Winyard

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Drupal Webforms and CiviCRM: A Powerful combination

In this session we will explore the features of the Drupal Webforms module in combination with CiviCRM.  You can create power data entry possibilities with the Drupal Webforms. E.g. you can create an evaluation form which stores an evaluation activity in civicrm with all the selected contacts. In this session I will show you a few examples of what...

with Jaap Jansma (CiviCooP)

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Peer to peer fundraising pages with marketing automation

How Leakaemia & Lymphoma Research built peer to peer fundraising pages using Drupal and CiviCRM's Personal Camapaign pages. The functionality was then built into event registration for their flagship event the London Bikeathon. Using the "scheduled reminder" functionality, fundraising incentive emails were sent when fundraisers hit certain...

with Owen Bowden, Richard Williams

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CiviMail - Easier mailing

In this session we'll be looking at CiviMail features, including Newsletter group management Desiging and sending process Some examples of user emails We'll also be taking a closer look at the CiviCRM Mailchimp Extension, including the current feature set and a walkthrough of the setup process. Plans for phase II work will also be discussed.

with Jamie Novick, Parvez Saleh, Deepak Srivastava

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3:45 pm to 5:00 pm

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Case study: Stop struggling with multilingual versions!

Case study of the French American Chamber of Commerce in Hungary: Pitfalls to avoid and some tips for successfully implementing a multilingual version of CiviCRM in three languages. ·  Preliminary issues to make configuration easier ·  Multilingual does not always mean multi-countries: how to deal with different dialects, address formats etc. ·  ...

with Valérie Davo - Cividesk Europe

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Using the Civi API

This session is aimed at developers that have not used the CiviCRM API before or have just started using the API. We will explain the basic principles of using the CiviCRM API. There will be a couple of examples of how we have used the API to change CiviCRM templates, retrieve or create entities, keep different databases synchronized or...

with Erik Hommel (CiviCooP), Jaap Jansma (CiviCooP)

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Bulk memberships, renewals and partial payments

NFP Services have worked with CiviCRM for nearly 4 years and as a result have had the opportunity to develop and contribute a number of our extensions to CiviCRM for the benefit of the Community. Examples that we shall be demonstrating and discussing include: Partial payments for membership Gift Aid Membership Renewals Membership/Additional...

with Andy Norgate (NfP Services, part of the MTL Group)

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Donor Journeys using CiviCRM

Donor Journeys are pre made communications tracks used to keep new and existing donors and minimizing attrition. Since it’s ten times more efficient to keep an existing donor than recruiting one new, it’s worth to invest in actions that keep your donors continue their support. Donor Journeys in CiviCRM can be managed both manual and automatic,...

with Martin Aarflot (MAF Norway), Steinar Sødal (MAF Norway)

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