Wednesday, October 18, 2023 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM CDT
Add to Calendar 


Dakota Medical Foundation 


Cairn Reisch 

 Thank you to our Conference Sponsor!


F-M DOVS Volunteer Management Conference 

Leveraging Technology in a Human World: Inclusively, Responsibly, Creatively

Topics will explore how we can prepare our policies, programs and recruitment in an inclusive, responsible, and creative way that looks to leverage technology in a human world. Our current streaming event will consist of 20 minute presentations, followed by a moderated discussion.

Meet our Speakers:

Rob Jackson is Director of Rob Jackson Consulting Ltd, a consultancy and  training company  that helps engage and inspire people to bring about change. Rob has almost 30 years experience working in the voluntary and community sector, holding a variety of strategic development and senior management roles that have focused on leading and engaging volunteers.

Beth Kanter is a well-established international nonprofit thought leader and author. Her first book, The Networked Nonprofit, introduced the sector to a new way of thinking and operating in a connected world. Her second book, Measuring the Networked Nonprofit, is a practical guide for using measurement and learning to achieve social impact. Her third book, The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact Without Burnout, was the first book to advocate for personal and workplace resilience in the nonprofit sector. Her fourth book, The Smart Nonprofit, examines the impact of artificial intelligence for nonprofits.  

Beth will be presenting about keeping the human and inclusive touch in technology.

Stephan Dobri has always been interested in using engineering to help improve the lives of other people. The desire to help others lead him to complete his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering with the Building and Designing Assistive  Technology (BDAT) Lab at Queen’s University, where he learned more about universal and user-centred design, and assistive devices. Through the BDAT Lab and subsequent teaching at Queen’s, Stephan learned about Makers Making Change (MMC) and he jumped at the opportunity to join the Engineering and Outreach teams. 

Stephan will be presenting creative ways technology is helping volunteers and programs.

Tony Goodrow, CEO,  Better Impact.  Tony Goodrow is the founder and CEO of Better Impact, a software company that has been helping leaders of volunteer since 2001. He and the Better Impact team of 30 now work with over 3,000 organizations around the world. 

Tony will be presenting about the responsible and secure ways to manage technology.


Register Now! 

Connect with us on Facebook or check out our website to learn more about F-M DOVs!