This seminar in Kitchener looks very interesting and I will hopefully be able to make it.  It is of the International Committee on Fundraising Organizations (ICFO).

Transparency and Effectiveness in the Charitable Sector

You and your leadership team are invited to a one-day free event hosted by CCCC and the International Committee on Fundraising Organizations.  Canadian and international charity experts discuss the issues related to building donor confidence.

You and your leadership team are invited to a one-day free event hosted by the International Committee on Fundraising Organizations that brings Canadian and international charity experts together to discuss issues related to building donor confidence.

Topics include:
• Policy Priorities for the Charities Directorate
Bryan McLean, Director Policy Planning and Legislation Division, Charities Directorate, Canada Revenue Agency

• Public Policy Options for Private Generosity
Michael Van Pelt, President, Cardus, Canada

• Fraudulent Charitable Receipting
Danie Huppé-Cranford, Director of Compliance, Charities Directorate, Canada Revenue Agency

• BBB’s Project on Charity Effectiveness
Bennett Weiner, COO, BBB Wise Giving Alliance, USA

• The Global Mapping of NPO’s Transparency, Monitoring and Certification Tools
Michael Hammer, Executive Director, One World Trust, UK

• Effectiveness Trends in Selected Countries
Canada – John Pellowe, CEO, Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Switzerland – Martina Ziegerer, CEO, ZEWO
Germany – Burkhard Wilke, Executive Director, DZI

• NPO Regulation, Transparency and Fraud Prevention – International Developments, Challenges and Capacity Building
Radha Ivory, Research Assistant Faculty of Law, University of Basel, Switzerland

• The Challenge of the International Haiti Relief Effort
Rollin van Broekhoven, President, ICFO
Location: Bingeman Conference Centre

425 Bingeman’s Centre Drive, Kitchener, Ontario N2B 3X7
Date & Time: May 14, 2010 – 9:45 am to 5:30 pm (registration at 9:30 am)
Lunch: On your own (List of nearby restaurants)
To Register: Please reply to lynda.dubois@cccc.org by May 7 with the name, position and
organization of each person attending

Lunch: On your own (view list of nearby restaurants)

To Register: Please reply to lynda.dubois@cccc.org by May 7 with the name, position and organization of those who will be attending.
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Here is a copy of the invitation http://www.cccc.org/documents/icfo/Agenda.pdf