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Blackbaud Developers' Conference is the only Blackbaud learning event that brings together all levels of developers and technology enthusiasts to share best practices, exchange great ideas, build relationships with peers, and learn from and collaborate with Blackbaud product experts. 

Blackbaud Developers' Conference 2021 will be held June 15–17, 2021. 

Here is a quick glance at the agenda—

June 15 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. EDT 8:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. PDT; 3:00–8:00 p.m. GMT

June 16 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. EDT 8:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. PDT; 3:00–8:00 p.m. GMT

June 17 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. EDT 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. PDT; 3:00–7:00 p.m. GMT

No. Developers' Conference will take place as a global virtual experience from June 15–17, 2021. 

Sessions are displayed in U.S. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) with additional time zones referenced. Sessions will be available on-demand for viewing after the conference ends. Please note that the agenda is subject to change.

Developers' Conference is the only Blackbaud learning event that brings together all levels of developers and technology enthusiasts to share best practices, exchange great ideas, build relationships with peers, and learn from and collaborate with Blackbaud product experts and partners.

And this year’s event, we will continue to deliver a strong focus on BBCRM and the Infinity Platform but also expand to include technology experts and enthusiasts who build solutions for the SKY Developer Platform, low-code solutions (such as automations and applications built on the Microsoft Power Platform), and experts on other Blackbaud solutions. 

See more about ticket pricing in the Registration portion of this FAQ. With your registration fee you will unlock access to: 

  • Skills Labs—Expand your toolkit with special training sessions on Infinity SDK, Microsoft Power Platform, and SKY APIs. 
  • Developer Roundtables—Small group strategy sessions and interactive discussion that will help shape the future of solutions you use. 
  • 1:1 Consultation Sessions—Schedule your 45-minute consultations with experts who can help answer your questions or help you troubleshoot an issue.

  • Womxn Developer Happy Hour–Celebrate and network with other developers at this special event. All are welcome!

  • And More—Access to over 30 developer-focused, learn live events, mentorship meet-ups, innovation showcases, and a special welcome gift for techies! 

If you have additional questions about the conference, please email us at bbdevdays@blackbaud.com.

Tickets prices vary according to the options below:

  • Nonprofits $39—Choose this option as developers from a nonprofit or charitable organization, foundation, or educational institution.
  • Businesses / Service Providers $79—Choose this option as business that offers tools or services to the social good sector, but are not official Blackbaud Partners
  • Blackbaud Partners $79—Official Blackbaud Channel Partner or Blackbaud ISV Partner.
  • Speakers FREE—Speakers will be notified once approved with registration instructions. If you register as an attendee before you are an approved speaker, our team will help with reimbursing your registration fee.

Take advantage of our Buy 3, Get 1 Free Promotion* for larger groups before Friday, May 28, or participate for free as a Speaker.

*Blackbaud reserves the right to change or withdraw promotions at any time, without advance notice. Promotions have no cash value and may not be exchanged, applied to, or combined with any other offer. Blackbaud will adjust registration and reimburse approved speakers who previously registered as an attendee.

Read the full policies for our promotion disclaimers.

Your registration ticket grants you an all-access pass to the virtual experience, including all Super Sessions, Track Sessions, On-demand Content, Code Sharing Community, 1:1 Consultations, Skills Labs,  sponsor Happy Hours, and includes a global techie welcome gift and T-shirt.

Expand your toolkit with special training sessions on Infinity SDK, Microsoft Power Platform, and SKY APIs.  You can opt-in and enroll during the registration process.

Developer Roundtables are small group strategy sessions and interactive discussion that will help shape the future of solutions you use. You can opt-in and enroll during the registration process.

Schedule your 45–minute consultations with experts who can help answer your questions or help you troubleshoot an issue. You can opt-in and enroll during the registration process.

The Womxn Developer Happy Hour is a special event to celebrate and network with other developers. You can opt-in and enroll during the ticketing process. Stay tuned for more details.

On or around April 1, all ticketed attendees will receive a link and instructions to choose your welcome gift from an online swag store.  Stay tuned for more details.

The customer stories and real-life use cases that we celebrate are what make the experience.  Started in 2014 as a conference for and by Blackbaud CRM™ (BBCRM) developers only, this year's conference will expand to include technology experts and enthusiasts who build solutions for the SKY Developer Platform, low-code solutions (such as automations and applications built on the Microsoft Power Platform), and experts on other Blackbaud solutions (in addition to a continued strong focus on BBCRM and infinity Platform).  

This year, the conference is a global virtual experience. We have optimized the conference time to best accommodate multiple geographies.

Sessions are displayed in U.S. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) with additional time zones referenced. Sessions will be available on-demand for viewing after the conference ends. Please note that the agenda is subject to change.

All sessions are available on demand until August 1, 2021.

Beginning in May 2021, registered attendees will receive details on how to access the conference. Your login credentials will be the same as your registration profile. We’ll share additional tips & tricks to help you navigate your way through the full conference experience and provide instructions to help you build a personal schedule. More to come!

Blackbaud will provide a discount code and registration instructions to all approved speakers. Email us at bbdevdays@blackbaud.com if you do not receive this information.

Blackbaud will adjust registration and reimburse approved speakers who previously registered as an attendee. If you need help with this request, email us at bbdevdays@blackbaud.com.

Yes! Blackbaud provides inspiration and learning opportunities throughout the year. We are continually releasing content through digital channels, including webinars, meet-ups, and more. Visit Blackbaud’s website for more information.

All sessions are available on demand until August 1, 2021.

Sponsors are welcome and we are interested in talking to you more about the conference! Contact us at bbdevdays@blackbaud.com to learn more about sponsorship opportunities and other ways to get more involved to make this event a success.

Yes, in addition to developer-focused content throughout the conference, there will also be partner-to-partner sessions and workshops on the third day of our event. Learn more when session details are released beginning in May.

Beginning May 1st, registered attendees will receive details on how to access the conference. Your login credentials will be the same as your registration profile. We’ll share additional tips & tricks to help you navigate your way through the full conference experience and provide instructions to help you build a personal schedule. More to come!

We hope you will join us during the conference dates, June 15-17, 2021, so that you can participate in live chat during sessions, take part in the developer roundtables, network with other attendees. 

If you can’t make it for live dates, please still register to access content on demand! Sessions are available on demand until August 1, 2021.

Blackbaud will continue to explore and analyze our options for future decisions on virtual and hybrid events. At this time, we plan to host Developers' Conference in person again for 2022 and will consider the virtual experience as well.

By registering for the conference attendees, speakers, sponsors, and staff consent to the collection and storage of data on the registration form. Additionally, please review the following—

  • Registration and participation in sessions and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to Blackbaud’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant's or attendee's image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, or audiotapes of such.
  • Participants who opt-in to connect with sponsors at registration permit Blackbaud to provide contact information to sponsors for pre, during, and post communications. Note that attendees who decline this option during registration but who actively engage with a sponsor during the event may also lead to shared details with exhibitors (at the discretion of the attendee).
  • You can request access, correction, updates, or deletion of your personal information at any time once the conference ends.
  • You can object to processing of your personal information, ask us to restrict processing of your personal information or request portability of your personal information.
  • If we have collected and process your personal information with your consent, then you can withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal,
  • Blackbaud requires all Developers' Conference participants–Blackbaud employees, attendees, speakers, sponsors, vendors, and guests–to agree to the Blackbaud Event Code of Conduct as part of registration.

Review the Code of Conduct and other event policies.

If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being treated poorly, or have additional concerns, please contact any member of the Blackbaud team. For virtual event participants, please contact designated support staff or session moderators.

Contact bbdevdays@blackbaud.com to report incidents at any time of the day.

If you have additional questions, please direct them to us at bbdevdays@blackbaud.com.