2012

Schedule

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The League’s 2012 National Conference is being held in Dallas, Texas, and hosted by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Please join us June 5-8 at the Sheraton Dallas for learning, networking, and extraordinary music.

Tuesday, June 5

9:00AM-5:30PM
Orchestra Leadership Academy

  • Think SMART*:  Aligning Money & Organizational Strategy
  • Navigating Conflict (two-day)
  • The Patron Growth Model: An Integrated Approach to Sales, Fundraising, & Loyalty (two-day)

 

* Strategy and Money Alignment Readiness Tool

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1:00PM-6:00PM
Education and Community Engagement Meeting

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2:45PM-3:45PM
Volunteer Session: Achieving Greater Clarity in Your Leadership Role

4:00PM-4:40PM
Volunteer Session: The Show Must Go On: Succession Planning for Your Volunteer Organization

6:30PM & 7:00PM
Volunteer Dine-Arounds

6:30PM
ED/CE Pay-Your-Own-Way Dinner

Wednesday, June 6

8:00AM-12:30PM
Orchestra Leadership Academy

  • Building the Right Board for Fundraising Effectiveness
  • Community Partnerships & Public Value: Music Programs in Healthcare Settings
  • Inclusion & Diversity Work at Orchestras
  • Financial Sustainability Today: Updating Best Practices for a New Economic Reality
  • Good Governance for Board Chairs
  • Navigating Conflict (two-day)
  • The Patron Growth Model: An Integrated Approach to Sales, Fundraising, & Loyalty (two-day)
  • Communication Tools for Effectiveness in Stressed Environments

See OLA Seminar details >>

9:00AM-11:45AM
Volunteer Session

10:00AM-1:30PM
Open Rehearsal and Luncheon for artistic administrators, conductors, musicians, and music publishers

Sponsored by Sciolino Artist Management

10:30AM-3:00PM
Exhibit Hall Open

1:00PM-1:25PM
First-timer Orientation

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1:30PM-3:00PM
Constituency Meeting 1

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3:30PM-5:00PM
General Session 1

How Labor and Management Came Together at the Ford Motor Company
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5:00PM-7:45PM
Dinner break

6:00PM
Volunteer Dine-Arounds

8:00PM
Dallas Symphony Orchestra Concert

For details, see Concerts and Music >> 

10:00PM
Tune-Up Party

Thursday, June 7

8:45AM–10:15AM
General Session 2

Driving Innovation: A Roadmap for Practical Implementation
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10:15AM-10:45 AM
Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall

11:00AM–12:45PM
Constituency Meeting 2

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12:30PM-2:00PM
Volunteer Networking Luncheon (Pay-Your-Own-Way)

12:45PM-2:15PM
Lunch Break

2:15PM–3:30PM
Toolboxes

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3:30PM-4:30PM
All-Delegate Reception

Sponsored by Cirque de la Symphonie

4:45PM-6:00PM
Toolboxes

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6:15PM–7:45PM
Dinner Break

8:00PM
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Concert

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10:00PM
Next: an under 35 event

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Sponsored by Avectra

Friday, June 8

8:00AM-9:15AM
League Annual Meeting and Awards Breakfast

Sponsored by ASCAP

Showcase Sponsored by Premiere Media LLC   

9:30AM-10:45AM
Constituency Meeting 3

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10:45AM-11:15AM
Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall

11:30AM-1:30PM
Perspectives

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11:30AM-1:30PM
Conducting Masterclass with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

Miguel Harth-Bedoya, music director, Forth Worth Symphony Orchestra 

1:30pm–2:45PM
Lunch Break

2:45PM–3:45PM
General Session 3

A Call to Action
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3:45PM–4:30PM
Reception

4:30PM–5:45PM
Constituency Meeting 4

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5:45PM–7:45PM
Dinner Break

8:00PM–10PM
Dallas Symphony Orchestra Pops Series Concert

For details, see Concerts and Music >>