Information for Speakers

The Conference Committee is grateful for the participation of speakers and panelists at Fundraising Day in Boston.

All speakers and panelists are invited to take advantage of complimentary meals at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, or 50% off the conference price, depending on their availability to attend. Please R.S.V.P. to by October 11. 


What AFP will need from all presenters:

Permission to use LinkedIn as the primary source for your biography and headshot (or send an alternative one to;

Your PowerPoint presentation. Please use AFP’s PowerPoint template and submit by Nov. 8th to;

An RSVP from you to if you will not use a PowerPoint presentation so we can indicate that on our website.



Speaker registration

Last year was a sellout so if any speaker in your session wishes to accept our complimentary breakfast and/or luncheon invitation we will want to know by October 11. 

Speakers and panelists who wish to attend the full conference and receive 50% off pricing can follow these instructions: Click Here to Register

Select type “Special Rate: Conference Speakers and Committee Members”. The reduced conference rate is $199. No code necessary.



Reserve a hotel room (optional)

Hotel accommodations are available to all our guests at a discounted rate at Boston Marriott Boston Copley Hotel - Cutoff date is Nov. 13. Use this link:

Alternatively, you can call the dedicated Reservations Toll Free: 877-901-2079

Please reference the room block for the "AFP Conference on December 4, 2019".





AFP will provide:

■ LCD projector
■ Screen
■ Remote clicker
■ Wireless microphone
■ AV Technician
■ Wi-Fi code
■ PowerPoint template (click here)
■ Sound/video test (optional). Sound tests will be conducted in Salon EF


Speaker will provide:

A laptop with his or her presentation already loaded.*

A 60-minute or 75-minute session (including time for Q&A). Length of your session is determined by the committee and confirmed in an email letter. 

*Please contact AFP if you are unable to provide your own laptop.


■ Lavaliere mics are not provided unless specifically requested and approved. Please send AV requests to
■ Please let us know ahead of time if your presentation contains video.
■ AFP will send you the session room name and session attendee list prior to the event.
■ Please arrive to your session room at least 15 minutes before your session to meet your assigned AFP volunteers and staff.


For questions or other assistance please contact Melanie McHugh, Chapter Administrator:; 781-894-3140



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