Conference Agenda 

Prospect Development features four days of industry-leading education around the key pillars of prospect development — prospect research, relationship management, data analytics and campaigns — with plenty of networking time built in. Browse the schedule below, and keep an eye out for full session descriptions to come soon. 

"I have been coming to the Apra conference for many years, and each time I learn new things and meet new colleagues and, most importantly, reconnect with long-time friends." 
— Prospect Development 2018 Attendee

Tuesday, July 30

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Registration, Volunteer and Hospitality Desks Open

Wednesday, July 31 

7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration, Volunteer and Hospitality Desks Open
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast for Data Analytics Symposium, New Researchers Symposium and Pre-conference Session Attendees
9:00 a.m. –5:00 p.m. New Researchers Symposium
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Data Analytics Symposium
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Pre-conference Workshops (morning sessions)
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch (lunch on own)
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pre-conference Workshops (afternoon sessions)
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Executive Leadership Cohort (additional registration required)
2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Refreshment Break
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Opening Reception

Thursday, August 1

7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Registration, Volunteer and Hospitality Desks Open
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Get Involved with Apra!
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Opening Keynote Presentation
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Data Analytics Symposium (includes Prospect Development keynote presentation)
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Apra Awards
1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Vendor Sessions
2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions
3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions
5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. DAS Office Hours*

Friday, August 2 

6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Apra Walks
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Registration Open 
8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Volunteer and Hospitality Desk Open
8:00 a.m.  9:00 a.m. Breakfast with Exhibitors
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  Apra Talks Roundtable Networking Event 
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Vendor Sessions
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions
2:45 p.m.  3:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions
3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Apra Chapter Leaders Networking Reception
5:45 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. PD Office Hours*


Saturday, August 3

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.  Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakout Sessions
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Refreshment Break
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Breakout Sessions
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions



Schedule subject to change.

*Apra Office Hours will allow you to meet after PD/DAS conference sessions are over with colleagues who are interested in discussing a given topic. There will be 3-5 rooms set aside for conference attendees to meet to find like-minded individuals. To help us plan, we’re asking you to tell us what topics you’re most interested in discussing!