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AiP Conference on Philanthropy 2019: Responsive Philanthropy
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 Export to Your Calendar 5/22/2019 to 5/24/2019
When: Wednesday, May 22 - Friday, May 24, 2019
Where: Washington Marriott at Metro Center
775 12th St NW
Washington, District of Columbia  20005
United States

Online registration is available until: 5/17/2019
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Sponsorship opportunities now available!

With 200+ expected attendees, conference sponsorship provides your firm exposure and access to a very targeted demographic. The agenda includes extended breaks in the exhibitor area allowing ample opportunity to solidify your current business relationships and make new ones. Be sure to take full advantage and gain maximum exposure by confirming your sponsorship today! 

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Questions on sponsorship opportunities? Email or call 216-621-3215.


Registration Fees
Full Conference
Single Day
AiP Member**
$595 $350
Non Member $795 $350
501c3 Non Member $695 $350
NEW AiP Member* $745 N/A

*Become a NEW member of AiP and get membership ($300 value) AND your conference registration for just $745.00! You will be contacted by the AiP office to complete your member registration.

**You must be signed in to view AiP member pricing. 

Hit the REGISTER button at the top of the page to complete conference registration. 

Doors open Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 10:30 am. Lunch begins at 11:30 and the first keynote session begins at noon. The final session ends with lunch at 12:00 pm on Friday, May 24, 2019.

Conference Sessions Include

Keynote Speakers

  • Diana Aviv and Panelists: "Politics and Policy on Capitol Hill"
  • Akhtar Badshah, Ph.D.: "Bending the Arc of Humanity – What I Learned From 10 Years at Microsoft and How it Applies to Family Philanthropy" 
  • Claire Cotello, U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management: "The Philanthropic Conversation"

Breakout Speakers

  • Curt Bassett, Legacy Global Foundation: "High Impact Legacy Planning: The New Silver Bullet for Financial Advisors"
  • Sylvia Brown, CAP®, Sylvia Brown Smart Donors (trading as Uplifting Journeys L3C): "Smarter Donors Make Happier Clients - The Case for Investing in Small and Mid-Level Donors"
  • Katherine Fox, Arnerich Massena: "Venture Philanthropy and The Great Wealth Transfer: A Golden Opportunity"
  • Joe Goldman, Democracy Fund: "Philanthropy's Role Strengthening US Democracy: Supporting the Foundations of Our Political System in Volatile Times"
  • Michael King, National Christian Foundation: "Creative Uses of Supporting Organizations for Donors" 
  • Lindsay Matush and Melinda McAliney, Vario Philanthropy: "Philanthropy Across Generations: A Win-Win Opportunity"
  • Rebecca Rothey, Greater Washington Community Foundation: "I've Seen the Gift From Both Sides Now"

Final Conference Schedule COMING SOON!

Special Events: 

Jeffersonian Dinner and AiP Annual Meeting
Included in conference registration
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Welcome Reception: 6:00 pm
Dinner: 6:45 pm

Along with a brief AiP Update and Annual Meeting, guests will enjoy a Jeffersonian Dinner style conversation throughout the evening. The purpose of a Jeffersonian Dinner is to build a sense of community and partnership around our shared interest – in our case, philanthropy. A table host will guide the conversation to share values, inspire new ideas, and make connections with fellow conference attendees. 

A Celebration of Philanthropy in America presented by CAF America
Additional purchase required
 Thursday, May 23, 2019
6:30 pm at the National Archives
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Hotel Accommodations and Venue Information

Washington Marriott at Metro Center (View the property website)
775 12th St NW
Washington, DC 20005

Book your room at the group rate for AiP Conference on Philanthropy
AiP is happy to offer a discounted group rate of $249.00/night (plus taxes and fees) at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center. The discounted rate is available until Wednesday May 1, 2019.



Getting to Washington, DC...

Washington, DC has three major area airports - Reagan National Airport (DCA); Dulles International Airport (IAD); and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI).

Getting to the hotel...

From Reagan National Airport (DCA) - 4 miles to hotel (MOST CONVENIENT)

From Dulles International Airport (IAD) - 27 miles to hotel

From Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) - 35 miles to hotel

Parking: Conference attendees call valet park for a rate of $51/day. 


Continuing Education

The conference will offer up to 12 hours of CFP® CE credit and credit for American College Professional Recertification (formerly PACE), CAP®, CFP®, CIMA®, CIMC®, and CPWA® designations. CPA designees and other designations holders who can self-report should check with their governing body in their state to determine the eligibility of continuing education credit for these programs.

You will receive a Proof of Attendance Form upon arrival at the conference and you will be responsible for keeping track of your attendance at all sessions. At the conclusion of the conference, you will receive a portion of the form that will serve as your proof of attendance and certificate of completion. 

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Conference attire is business casual. Some attendees opt for cocktail attire for the dinner on Wednesday evening.

emperatures in the Washington, DC area average in the low to mid 70's and 80's in late early May.  
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If you have any questions, please contact the AiP office at or 216-621-3215.


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