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CPRA 2013 Fall Symposium

CPRA 2013 Fall Symposium

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CPRA 2013 Fall Symposium
Event on 2013-11-01 10:00:00

Fall Symposium


Friday, November 1st, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Colorado State University – Downtown Denver Event Center, 17th and Glenarm


Enhance your research skills as national speaker David M. Lawson shares the applications of social media and the ins and outs of private company research, including valuation.


A networking dinner to follow will sustain the energy created at the August APRA conference held in Baltimore.


David M. Lawson is a social entrepreneur and investor.  He founded his first company, The Information Prospector, to deliver in-depth profiles of philanthropists to fundraisers. In 1988, he introduced Securities Prospector, the first asset-based wealth screening service. In the early 1990’s he was a senior consultant with Thomson Wealth ID where he created the first software program to manage screening results.


In 1997, David founded Prospect Information Network (P!N) which became the largest wealth screening service before being purchased by Kintera in 2004. Lawson was a senior vice president with Kintera until March of 2008 when Blackbaud (BLKB) purchased the company.


In 2009, he co-founded WorkingPhilanthropy.com. He is the Co-Founder of The New Science of Philanthropy, LLC, a Partner with TrueGivers, LLC, Chairman of the Board of Advisors of The Atlas of Giving, LLC.,  a Board Member of Call2Action, LLC., and a Member of the Technical Advisory Board, Agile Equity, LLC. David works with a number of other companies helping them bring their products and services to the philanthropic community.


He is a frequent speaker, contributor to trade publications and a contributing author to Major Donors: Finding Big Gifts in Your Database and Online and People to People Fundraising: Social Networking and Web 2.0 for Charities. He is an APRA Distinguished Service Award and CASE Crystal Apple Award for Excellence in Education recipient and a member of APRA and AASP.


Symposium Location:
Colorado State University – Denver Event Center
475 17th Street (Corner of 17th and Glenarm)
Denver, CO 80202

There are several surface lots and parking garages within a block or two of the CSU Denver Center, ranging from – per day.

Networking Dinner Location:
Maggiano’s Little Italy
500 16th Street Mall, Suite 150
Denver, CO 80202-4265
(303) 260-7707

Please RSVP for the networking dinner by emailing Misa Lobato (milagro.lobato@cu.edu) by October 30. Participants will be responsible for the cost of their own dinners.

Cost: (includes lunch)
CPRA Members:
Symposium + CPRA membership renewal for 2014:
Non-members – Symposium only:
Non-members attending with a CPRA member:

Register for the seminar online at: https://cpra2013fall.eventbrite.com
Please note:  If you are paying by check – on the Eventbrite registration page click on the “Show other payment options” link located just below the “Order Now” button. Make checks payable to “CPRA” and send to:

P.O. Box 20965
Boulder, CO 80308

For additional event information contact:
Francie Thomas
CPRA Program Director
(303) 964-5381

Misa Lobato
CPRA Vice President
(303) 541-1204

For information regarding how to join CPRA visit: http://apracolorado.com/join-cpra/


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at Colorado State University-Denver Center
401 17th St.
Denver, United States


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