|Tuesday, December 3, 2013|
|Tracks:||Panel Follow Up||Sector Leader Track *||Agency Leader Track **||PerformWell Room|
|11:00am – 12:00pm||Registration & Facilitated Networking Opportunities|
|12:00pm – 1:00pm||Lunch & Keynote: Why You Should Care About Performance Management
John Bridgeland, Civic Enterprises
Melody Barnes, former Director, White House Domestic Policy Council
|1:15pm – 2:45pm||Panel: Is Government Driving Performance?
Moderator: Daniel Stid, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, former Partner, Bridgespan
Panelists: Jennifer Brooks, HHS, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation; Harry Hatry, Urban Institute, NAPA; John Kamensky, IBM Center for Business of Government; Tracy Wareing, American Public Human Services Association; Kathy Stack, Office of Management and Budget
|2:45pm – 3:00pm||15 Minute Break|
|3:00pm – 4:30pm||Panel Followup to Is Government Driving Performance?||Introduction: The Fundamentals of Performance Management
Presenter: David Hunter, author of Working Hard—and Working Well
|Innovation: Making Accountability Useful, Andrew Wolk, Root Cause; Teresa Derrick-Mills, The Urban Institute||Collaboration: Social Innovation Fund – youthCONNECT Project Network Partners and VPP, Kristin Moore, Child Trends; Ayo Atterberry, VPP; Kristy M. Arnold, Year Up – National Capital Region; Tony Fujs, Latin American Youth Center (LAYC); David Murphey, ChildTrends||Organizational Change: Skills session – Getting Buy-In, Isaac Castillo, DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative, Inc.||Government Accountability: Getting Ready for an Evidence-Based Policy Environment – What Organizations Can Do Now, Jeff Bradach, Bridgespan Group and Gordon Berlin of MDRC||PerformWell Room: Putting Performance Management into Practice with Experts from the Urban Institute, ChildTrends and Social Solutions|
|4:30pm – 5:30pm||After the Leap Showcase – Informing Practice, Leading the Field: 20 of America’s High-Performing Public, Private, and Nonprofit Providers Present Their Stories—and Outcomes Reports—in a Showcase Format|
|5:30pm – 7:30pm||Leap of Reason Networking Reception|
|Wednesday, December 4, 2013|
|Tracks:||Sector Leader Track *||Agency Leader Track **||PerformWell Room|
|8:00am – 8:30am||Networking Breakfast|
|8:30am – 9:15am||Morning Keynote: A More Effective Path for Grantmaking, Nancy Roob, Edna McConnell Clark Foundation|
|9:15am – 10:45am||Panel: Do Funders Get It?
Moderator: Phil Buchanan, Center for Effective Philanthropy
Panelists: Carol Thompson Cole, Venture Philanthropy Partners; Denise Zeman, St. Luke’s Foundation; Fay Twersky, Hewlett Foundation; Phil Buchanan, Center for Effective Philanthropy
|10:45am – 11:00am||15 Minute Break|
|11:00am – 12:20pm||Capacity-Building: Performance Management is Impossible without Organizational Capacity: Who Will Fund this Stuff?,
Carol Thompson Cole, Venture Philanthropy Partners;
Phil Buchanan, Center for Effective Philanthropy
|Foundation Accountability: A Theory of Change for Funders,
David Hunter, author of Working Hard—and Working Well; Eden Werring, Tauck Family Foundation
|Organizational Leadership: What Kind of Leadership Does it Take to be a High-Performing Organization,
Sam Cobbs, First Place for Youth; Sherilyn Adams, Larkin Street Youth Services
|Organizational Change: Implementing Performance Management Systems,
Dominique Bernardo, Congreso de Latinos Unidos; Juan de Angulo, Congreso de Latinos Unidos
|Innovation: Funder Investment Strategies to Strengthen Nonprofit Performance Management Capacity,
Victoria Vrana, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Lissette Rodriguez, Edna McConnell Clark Foundation; Moderated by Mary Winkler, Urban Institute
Case Study – Working with External Evaluators,
Sean Segal, Urban Alliance; Brett Theodos, Urban Institute; Dan Tsin, Urban Alliance
|PerformWell Room: Putting Performance Management into Practice with Experts from the Urban Institute, ChildTrends and Social Solutions|
|12:20pm – 12:30pm||10 Minute Break|
|12:30pm – 1:30pm||Lunch & Keynote: Leading a High-Performing Organization by Daniel Cardinali, Communities in Schools|
|1:30pm – 2:45pm||Panel: What Does High Performance Look Like In Action?
Moderator: Lowell Weiss, Cascade Philanthropy Advisors, Inc.
Panelists: Mindy Tarlow, CEO of Center for Employment Opportunities; Sam Cobbs, CEO of First Place for Youth; Cynthia Figueroa, CEO of Congreso de Latinos Unidos; Bill McCarthy, CEO of Catholic Charities of Baltimore; Thomas Jenkins, President and CEO, Nurse-Family Partnership
|2:45pm – 3:00pm||15 Minute Break|
|3:00pm – 4:00pm||Closing: How to Build a Movement
Mario Morino, Leap of Reason author and editor
* The Sector Leader Track is designed to educate and embolden Executive Directors and members of leading foundations about performance management as a concept and what elements are critical towards becoming a high-performing organization in order to help build a stronger sector.
** The Agency Leader Track is designed to assist senior staff in public, private, and nonprofit organizations to implement performance management efforts, protocols and environments within their own organizations. Sessions include “how-to” guidance from individuals and organizations that have themselves successfully created and sustained performance management practices and cultures.