Lorna SomersLorna Somers

Keynote Speaker


Lorna Somers

VP, McMaster University Foundation, Director of Development at McMaster University

Lorna Somers has been working in University Advancement at McMaster University since 1988. During that time, she has been involved in the establishment and growth of the Annual Fund, Gift Planning and Major and Principal Giving. She has been Campaign Director for two university-wide comprehensive campaigns, (Changing Tomorrow Today 2001 and The Campaign for McMaster 2010), in addition to directing a series of targeted campaigns for Athletics, the Museum of Art, two campaigns for Scholarships & Bursaries, the Student Centre and for the Centre for Learning & Discovery. Somers currently focuses her attention on working closely with senior academic leaders and volunteers to secure principal level gifts: most notable among them, the largest cash gift to a Canadian university.

Conference-at-a-Glance

Sunday, July 27, 2014

12:00 p.m. Onsite registration opens
4:30 - 6:30 p.m. "Spirit Night"
Welcome Reception
Dinner on your own

Monday, July 28, 2014

7:30 - 8:45 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 4:10 p.m. Sessions
*includes lunch and refreshments
Dinner on your own

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

7:30 - 8:45 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 4:20 p.m. Sessions
*includes lunch and refreshments
6:30 p.m. "Fire It Up" Dinner

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

7:30 - 8:45 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 - 11:45 a.m. Sessions
Lunch on your own

Join us July 27 - 30, 2014 in Overland Park


What to Expect

In July, more than 500 clients from 250 organizations will come together for networking, sharing, and learning new product ideas. From visiting with iModules staff in the Idea Lounge, to enjoying BBQ at the "Fire It Up" Dinner, bringing everyone together is what Sizzler is all about!

Be sure to check out our FAQs section for more information. Also, don’t forget to join the private Facebook group just for iModules clients!

Conference Rates

Full

$600

Deadline June 30

Group

$50 off

per person

when registering
three or more attendees*

High School

$375

Deadline June 30

Presenter

$375

*Attendees wishing to apply the Sizzler Group Rate must all register on the same form, at the same time. The Group Rate will be automatically reflected on the Payment step of the registration form. The Group Rate does not apply to the Presenter Rate.

Conference-at-a-Glance

Sunday, July 27, 2014

12:00 p.m. Onsite registration opens
4:30 - 6:30 p.m. "Spirit Night"
Welcome Reception
Dinner on your own

Monday, July 28, 2014

7:30 - 8:45 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 4:10 p.m. Sessions
*includes lunch and refreshments
Dinner on your own

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

7:30 - 8:45 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 4:20 p.m. Sessions
*includes lunch and refreshments
6:30 p.m. "Fire It Up" Dinner

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

7:30 - 8:45 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 - 11:45 a.m. Sessions
Lunch on your own

Program

There are various kinds of sessions you can attend during Sizzler. We offer topic-based session tracks for every user level to ensure that you leave Sizzler with new ideas to help you support your organization's goals and initiatives.
Information on presentations and presenters will become available as soon as they are confirmed.

Share Your Success

Have you recently won an award? Are you doing something unique and innovative in the iModules platform? Consider presenting at Sizzler to share your success and ideas with peers from organizations around the globe.
The Call for Proposals is still open! One lucky presenter will even win a free registration for the conference.

Topic-based Session Tracks


  • Content
    Management

  • Data
    Management

  • Email
    Marketing


  • Engagement Strategies

  • Event Management

  • Online
    Giving

  • Product Development

Travel


The conference hotel, the Sheraton Overland Park, is located just minutes from the new iModules headquarters in the heart of Overland Park. This sprawling Midwest city is a unique blend of metropolitan amenities and suburban hospitality packaged in a fresh, contemporary setting. Located less than 15 minutes from downtown Kansas City, Overland Park offers an abundance of attractions including over 250 restaurants, great shopping, theatres, and more than 80 public parks.

Conference Hotel Information


6100 College Boulevard
Overland Park, Kansas 66211
Phone: (913) 234-2100
Sheraton Overland Park

The Sheraton is currently sold out. iModules has discounted room blocks at the Courtyard Marriott and the Hilton Garden Inn. Please access the booking instructions for these hotels by clicking on the "More Hotels" icon to the left, under the map.

Transportation Information


The airport code for Kansas City International Airport is MCI.

MCI airport is approximately 36 miles north of the Sheraton.

During peak traffic times, allow 45 minutes of drive time between the airport and the Sheraton.

Taxi service is recommended and the approximate fare is $62 from MCI airport to the Sheraton.

Partners and Sponsors

Social Media Sponsor

Converge

Internet Sponsor

Converge

Partners

Brazen CareeristRecognisisVarsity Outreach
Don't miss this opportunity to reach key decision makers at some of the most prestigious educational institutions. Sizzler sells out each year - partner booths and sponsorships are limited! Learn more about the exhibit and sponsorship opportunities for partners at Sizzler.

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