2022 NFPW Conference Schedule 
*all times are Central





June 22, 2022


Pre-Conference Tour:  Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo Area


NFPW Board of Directors Meeting (EXECUTIVE BOARD ONLY)


June 23, 2022

9:00am - 12:00pm

NFPW Board Meeting (Executive and Appointed Board Members)

1:00pm - 4:00pm

NFPW Membership Meeting, Milestones & Memorials


Welcome Reception


Dine-arounds downtown Fargo (attendee pays on own)


June 24, 2022

7:30am - 8:30am

POPPS Meeting (Parlay of Past Presidents)

7:30am - 8:30am

Affiliate Membership Directors Meeting

7:30am - 8:30am

 Breakfast Buffet

8:30am - 9:00am

Welcome Remarks and Announcements

9:00am - 10:00am

Keynote Speaker: Nicole Phillips, Kindness Champion
“Kindness is Contagious in the Workplace”

10:15am - 11:15am

Christopher Ingraham, former Washington Post Reporter & Author                                    “Leaving the Newsroom for the Newsletter”

11:30am - 1:00pm

Lunch at Raddison Blu; Maureen Jonason from Hjemkomst Center remarks

1:15pm - 2:15pm

Panel Discussion:“The Media and Diversity”


Breakout Session: Colin Clarke, Ph.D., Senior Research Strategist at Prime46 “How Research Can Help Your Communication Plan Succeed”


2:30pm - 3:30pm Andrea Mokros, Executive Vice President and Chief Public Affairs Officer at Fairview Health Services in Minneapolis “Building the Bold North” 
3:45pm - 4:30pm  Author Alley

6:00pm - 8:00pm

NFPW Communicator of Achievement Award Banquet


June 25, 2022

7:30am - 8:30am

Breakfast Buffet

8:30am - 9:30am

NFPW President’s Roundtable Discussion

9:30am - 10:00am

Invitation to 2023 NFPW Conference

10:15 - 11:15am

Patrick Kirby, founder of Do Good Better Consulting, Author & Podcaster
“Treating Your Customers the Way Nonprofits Treat Their Donors”

11:45am - 1:15pm

National High School Communications Contest Awards 

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Panel Discussion: “Podcasting: What you need to know to make this medium work for you”


Breakout Session: Anna Larson, Social Media & Content Strategist a Flint Group “Why You Need Employee Ambassadors”

2:45pm - 3:45pm

Panel Discussion: “Turning Passionate Pursuits into a Profession”


Breakout Session: Kent Kolstad, Founder of Livewire “How to Present Meaningfully in Hybrid and Virtual Formats”

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Michelle Olson, Lambert CEO & 2021 PRSA Immediate Past Chair                                    “Communicating Inclusivity with Intent”   

5:00pm - 5:30pm

Author Alley

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Communications Contest Award Banquet + Installation of officers

Sunday - Tuesday

June 26-28, 2022
Post Conference Tour