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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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Thursday
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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Thursday
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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Introduction and transitioning to CiviCRM

Introduction and transitioning to CiviCRM

with Erik Brouwer (CiviCooP)

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Thursday
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

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Lunch

Lunch

with n/a

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Thursday
1:30 pm to 2:00 pm

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Photograph

Photographs

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Thursday
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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Thursday
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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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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Friday
9:00 am to 10:15 am

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Reporting beyond CiviReports

Interactive OLAP cube reporting using Saiku Analytics. Advanced visualisation using CiviVisualise  

with Owen Bowden, Xavier Dutoit

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CiviBooking

Are you a non profit with Rooms or Resources that you think you could raise money by renting out? Or are you a community center or voluntary service looking to manage your resources better? Sick of spreadsheets, emails and that Google calendar that no one keeps up to date? Then CiviBooking is for you! CiviBooking is a CiviCRM extension which...

with Jamie Novick (Compucorp), Guanhuan Chen (Compucorp)

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Healthwatch Showcase

Case study of the implementation for Healthwatch England and Local Heatlthwatch organisations. HW is a national organisation with 148 locations across England set up to be consumer champion in health and care.  We'll look at the process and some of the results and discuss challenges of such a large project and lessons learned.

with Dave Moreton, Tim Schofield

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Friday
10:30 am to 11:45 am

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CiviCRM & Direct Debits

How can you collect direct debits on CiviCRM? Parvez Shaleh will demonstrate how to setup the extensions in question and how the process works for update of payments collected etc. Björn Endres will introduce the extension CiviSEPA in detail. CiviSEPA lets users create, manage and collect SEPA (EUR) direct debit files directly from their bank...

with Parvez Saleh, Björn Endres

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Friday
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

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Lunch

Lunch

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Friday
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

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Lightning talks & Extension showcase

Lightning talks & Extension showcase

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Friday
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

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GiftAid Workshop including online submissions

A workshop session for people who want to setup Gift Aid for CiviCRM as well as a short demo of how the proces works.

with Parvez Saleh

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CiviBanking - Processing bank statements made easy

Do you regularly need to process bank statements in order to reconcile pending contributions and get your CiviCRM in sync with your accounts? If so, this has likely been a rather tedious task for you so far. But CiviBanking is here to make your life easier now. It's an extension that lets you import electronic bank statements and assists you by...

with Björn Endres

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CiviCRM Data Integration

Data integration tools are extremely useful, both to connect different databases, or to automate data processes. At Amnesty International Spain, we've developed a tool that allows us to use the complete set of Pentaho Data Integration tools with CiviCRM. Thanks to that, some of the new things that we can do without the need of having development...

with Carlos Capote (Amnesty Spain), Chanun Chirattikanon (Compucorp)

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Case study round table

Are you thinking about venturing into the world of Civi but want to know what its really like? The case study round table is your chance to get the honest truth from the people using Civi out in the field. We'll have several organisations of all different types and sizes represented giving honest views about implementing and working with CiviCRM....

with Jamie Novick (Compucorp), Matthew Winyard (RNIB), Stephen Warren (Association of Chairs), John Prescott (Future First), Adam Donan (The Institution Of Environmental Sciences)

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Friday
3:45 pm to 5:00 pm

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Accounting Integration in CiviCRM 4.3+ Invoicing and sales tax

Beginning in release 4.3 of CiviCRM, a much more robust methodology for tracking and exporting financial data was introduced. Now it is easier than ever to have CiviCRM track contributions and other financial transactions the way fundraisers want to see them, but at the same time easily export that financial information the way the accountants...

with Jamie Novick

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CiviCRM Recurring events

Many organisations deal with recurring events such as courses, weekly clubs/groups and so on. While Civi deals well with one-off events, it can't easily handle recurring events. The core of this feature is the ability to handle more complex events. The overarching term ‘recurring events’ includes several different scenarios: An event with multiple...

with Parvez Saleh, Lindsey Mansfield

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