ABOUT #BBDEVDAYS

Join us to Build a Better Tomorrow - change architects gather June 7–9, 2022!

#bbdevdays is the place where software developers and technology enthusiasts convene to share best practices, exchange great ideas, and build relationships with peers. This is your chance to learn from and collaborate with Blackbaud product experts and partners. It is a user-group on overdrive for all levels of creators, coders, analysts, experts, database administrators, IT professionals, drag-and-drop workflow designers and innovation evangelists.

Stay tuned for more info on thought provoking keynotes, deep tech skills labs, customer showcase lightning rounds, code swaps, user groups, ‘ask a developer’ sessions, virtual partner marketplace, networking, trivia, deejay, innovation awards and special announcements.  Oh yeah – and the best conference shop swag of the season!

NONPROFITS

$39+ USD

Act fast! Register by May 20th to get your attendee gift with this registration fee.

Developers from a nonprofit organization, foundation, heathcare or educational institution

PARTNERS

$79 USD

 

Official Blackbaud Channel Partner or Blackbaud ISV Partner

BUSINESSES

$149 USD

Business or Service Provider that offers tools or services to the social good sector, but is not an official Blackbaud Partner

THE LATEST

FULL CONFERENCE LINE-UP IS NOW LIVE!

If you question whether you are right for a ‘developer’ conference, take a moment and see if this collection of thought leadership and practical how to’s inspire you.  Technology enthusiasts and all-levels of professional and low-code developers, savvy database managers, and business analysts gather for 3 days full of exciting technical sessions, learning and networking opportunities, and some fun.

ANNOUNCING OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKERS!

Randy Deutsch

Day 1 – Think Like an Architect: How to develop critical, creative and collaborative problem-solving skills

Clinical Associate Professor
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign School of Architecture
Prashanth Southekal

Day 2 – The One Key Success Anchor in Data and Analytics

Managing Principal
DBP Institute
Lorraine Bardeen

Day 3:  Creating Durable Digital Transformation

VP and CTO, Worldwide Industry Solutions Group
Microsoft

AGENDA AT A GLANCE

10am-5pm ET Daily, with repeated and on-demand content for a global audience

Pardon our appearance - we are under construction.  Change architects are hard at work developing the most impactful content line-up for you.

June 7

June 8 

June 9

Virtual Marketplace + User Groups + Fun and Awards Daily

Your long-time host and emcee, Bill Walsh, kicks off this year's experience with special guests. We explore what it means to be a change architect and get ready to build a better tomorrow together.

Randy Deutsch FAIA LEED AP
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign School of Architecture

Randy Deutsch FAIA, LEED AP is an educator, author, international keynote speaker, AI researcher and a licensed architect having designed +100 large, complex sustainable projects for which he received the AIA Young Architect Award Chicago. Since 2011 Randy has authored six books, most recently Convergence: The Redesign of Design (AD, 2017); Superusers: Design Technology Specialists and the Future of Practice (Routledge, 2019), Think Like An Architect: How to develop critical, creative and collaborative problem-solving skills (RIBA, 2020) and Adapt As an Architect: A Midcareer Companion (RIBA, 2021.) 

We set the foundation with a grounding in what's new and next for each of our Solution Tracks.

Blackbaud CRM, Raiser's Edge NXT, Financial Edge NXT, Digital Solutions (Blackbaud Luminate Online, JustGiving, and BBIS)

Get ready to build!  Partners and solution experts walk you through a hands-on tutorial in a workshop-style setting.  Day 1 we focus on foundational and beginner skills.

Blackbaud SKY innovation updates affect all of our customers, partners and developers.  Join us for a round-up of annoucements and news.  

Ben Wong emcees this session with special guests.

Prashanth Southekal, PhD, MBA
Managing Principal of DBP Institute

Dr. Prashanth Southekal is the Managing Principal of DBP Institute, a data and analytics consulting, research, and education firm. He is a Consultant, Author, and Professor. He has consulted for over 75 organizations including P&G, GE, Shell, Apple, and SAP. Dr. Southekal is the author of two books - "Data for Business Performance" and "Analytics Best Practices" - and  writes regularly on Data, Analytics, and Machine Learning in Forbes.com, FP&A Trends, and CFO. 

Blackbaud customers build incredible things and drive big impact at their organizations. These sessions are what the conference is all about.  We will see innovation in action and share some code.

Get ready to build up!  Partners and solution experts walk you through a hands-on tutorial in a workshop-style setting.  Day 2 we start framing our house with sessions focused on intermediate skills.

We wait all year for this!  Blackbaud Product Experts and Power Users take the virtual stage to answer your questions.

Blackbaud CRM, Raiser's Edge NXT, Financial Edge NXT, Blackbaud Luminate Online

Lorraine Bardeen
VP and CTO, Worldwide Industry Solutions Group, Microsoft  

Lorraine Bardeen is the Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Microsoft’s worldwide Industry Solutions Group, which is responsible for strategic customer relationships and delivering digital transformation across global industries including healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, retail and consumer goods, energy, automotive, and more. Her team of technical and strategy advisors provide solution design expertise, customer-validated prototypes, cross-industry thought leadership, and deep connections to engineering teams to clarify industry technical requirements and accelerate product truth for industry solutions. 
 

Blackbaud customers build incredible things and drive big impact at their organizations. These sessions are what the conference is all about.  We will see innovation in action and share some code.

Your house is coming together nicely. Partners and solution experts walk you through a hands-on tutorial in a workshop-style setting.  Day 3 we are already apprentice change architects focused on more advanced skills.

WHY ATTEND?

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Contact us at bbdevdays@blackbaud.com for more information!