Dr. Randal Pinkett, an entrepreneur, author and Rhodes Scholar, is the opening speaker for the program. He will discuss “Entrepreneurial Approaches to Community Engagement” at 8:15 a.m.
David Ratcliffe, managing director and head of advisor management at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Institutional Investments and Philanthropic Solutions, and Joy Chaillou, vice president, senior nonprofit advisor, will speak at 9:15 a.m. Their topic of discussion is the “2010 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Study of high-net-worth philanthropy.” The study is the most comprehensive survey of the charitable practices and attitudes of wealthy Americans, including giving behaviors and motivations.
The next presentation is at 10 a.m. with James W. Hughes, Dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. Dean Hughes will discuss how New Jersey is at the leading edge of national demographic change. Attendees will learn about the major forces that are reshaping the state’s population and how the demographic profile is changing.
At 11 a.m., there will be a panel discussion with Charles Stile, of The Record, Zack Fink, of NJN, John Mooney, of NJ Spotlight, and moderator Joe Healy, chairman of Kolmar Industries.
The luncheon speaker, John D. McIIquham, president of The Nonprofit Times, will discuss “How to Survive in a 999 Channel Cable System.”
The registration fee is $50, which includes breakfast and lunch. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. To register online, please visit www.bergen.edu/nonprofit. To register by phone, please call Terry Barbone, at (201) 493-3791 or e-mail [email protected] .
Bergen Community College (www.bergen.edu) based in Paramus is a public two-year coeducational college, enrolling nearly 17,000 students at locations in Paramus, the Philip J. Ciarco Jr. Learning Center in Hackensack and Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands in Lyndhurst. The College offers associate degree, certificate and continuing education programs in a variety of fields.