Insider's guide to the NCTech4Good Conference

May 28, 2015

People brainstomringCelebrating its sixth year, the NCTech4Good Conference is a treasure trove of takeaways for nonprofit techies, communicators and changemakers.

NCTech4Good is one of our picks for awesome NC conferences for communicators, creatives and techies. The conference is designed to help nonprofits use technology to advance the mission of their organization.

The two-day event features a preconference workshop, keynote, and day full of breakout sessions. Breakout sessions include a mix of pre-selected talks and unconference-style additions pitched the morning of.

2015 Conference overview:

  • Date: Workshop June 4, Keynote and sessions June 5
  • Location: Friday Center, Chapel Hill, NC
  • 20+ informative sessions for nonprofit communicators
  • Workshop and keynote led by Chris Tuttle

Who Should Attend?

The NCTech4Good Conference is a great environment for nonprofit techies to connect with each other and share tips from “in the trenches” — the amount of knowledge sharing over the course of just two days is great!

Past attendees have represented a broad scope of the nonprofit sector, as well as partner organizations such as communications and design agencies. Nonprofit attendees come from organizations of various sizes, with a healthy mix of technical expertise and nonprofit experience.

Why You Should Attend

NCTech4Good features a blend of speakers from North Carolina nonprofits and digital agencies, who share tools and techniques to inspire digital innovation.

Conference attendees have the opportunity to network during various planned events, meet sponsors and other exhibitors, and share stories over the included breakfast and lunch.

What Will You Learn?

Chris Tuttle, expert trainer for Idealware, will lead the preconference workshop on Thursday and the keynote Friday morning.

The interactive workshop, Effectively Using Data Across the Organization, will help attendees define questions, collect data, and make informed decisions using data.

Chris’s keynote will explore ways nonprofits can embrace innovation, even when it seems out of grasp. His talk, Everyday Innovation: Using Technology to Build Effectiveness, will outline a framework for nonprofit innovation and highlight key strategies.

On Friday, more than 20 sessions fill the day, including a mix of preselected talks and sessions pitched to and voted by attendees that morning.

Previous sessions have covered storytelling, content management systems (such as WordPress and Drupal), relationship building, digital strategy, email marketing, online fundraising, and much more.

Take a peek at the preselected list of Friday NCTech4Good sessions.

Can’t make it out to Chapel Hill? Be sure to follow @NCTech4Good and #NCT4G on Twitter.