Microsoft Nonprofit CXO Summit
March 26 - 27, 2019
Hyatt Regency - Bellevue, WA

Download the agenda & sessions guide (.pdf).

The 2019 Microsoft Nonprofit CXO Summit brings together a select group of nonprofit leaders and technology experts to explore cross sector partnerships and innovative solutions to drive social good. Attendees will have the opportunity to network, meet with Microsoft Tech for Social Impact members, gain actionable insights, and get inspired by fellow nonprofits using technology in innovative ways to drive their missions.

Registration is required for attendance. Please click here to start the registration process. Note you will need the RSVP code that was provided to you in the event invitation e-mail.

We have an exciting agenda planned, and a line-up of dynamic speakers including:

  • Kentaro Toyama, award-winning Computer Scientist and author of Geek Heresay
  • Mary Snapp, Corporate Vice President and Lead for Microsoft Philanthropies
  • Julia White, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Azure
  • James Phillips, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Business Applications Group
  • Dr. Eric Horvitz, Technical Fellow and Director, Microsoft Research Labs

Below is a high-level agenda for your planning. Please note that this is agenda is still subject to change.

You may also download the more detailed agenda (.pdf) with session descriptions and speaker information. Copies of the latest agenda and session information will also be available at the check-in desk onsite.

Monday, March 25 Tuesday, March 26 Wednesday, March 27
(7:00 - 8:00am)
(7:30 - 8:30am)
Welcome & Opening Session
Justin Spelhaug
(8:00 - 9:00am)
Opening Session
Jane Meseck
(8:30 - 8:45am)
Azure Keynote
Julia White
(9:00am - 10:00am)
Featured Keynote
Kentaro Toyama
(8:45 - 9:30am)
Philanthropy Fireside Chat
Mary Snapp
(9:30 - 10:00am)
Azure Concurrent Sessions
(10:15am - 12:00pm)
Innovation Concurrent Sessions
(10:15am - 12:00pm)
Lunch & Roundtables
(12:00 - 1:30pm)
(12:00 - 1:15pm)
Microsoft 365 Keynote
Katy Dundas
(1:30 - 2:30pm)
Partner Panel
(1:15 - 2:00pm)
Microsoft 365 Concurrent Sessions
(2:45 - 4:30pm)
Dynamics 365 Keynote
James Phillips
(2:00 - 3:15pm)
Dr. Eric Horvitz
(4:45 - 5:15pm)
Dynamics 365 Concurrent Sessions
(3:30 - 5:15pm)
Innovation Keynote
Neal Keny-Guyer
(5:15 - 5:30pm)
Welcome Reception & Event
Check-In @ Hyatt
Sponsored by Blackbaud
(5:00 - 7:00pm)
Cocktail Reception @ The Parlor
Sponsored by Avanade
(6:00 - 8:00pm)

Attendee Check-In
The Summit check-in desk will be located at the entrance of the Evergreen Ballroom, and will be open during the following times:

  • Monday, March 25: 4:30-7:00pm
  • Tuesday, March 26: 6:30am-5:30pm
  • Wednesday, March 27: 7:00am-5:30pm

Please be prepared to present a valid government-issued photo identification (e.g. driver’s license, passport) to pick-up your event badge and materials onsite.

Event Location
The event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue (900 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, Washington 98004). The Evergreen Ballroom on the 1st floor (lobby level) of the hotel will serve as the main meeting location. The hotel is situated in the heart of Downtown Bellevue, adjacent to a wide variety of restaurants, shopping, and other services.

Hotel & Travel
If you are still in need of hotel reservations, please click here to find available hotel rooms at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. If you have already reserved a hotel room at the Hyatt, please refer to your confirmation e-mail that was provided directly from the hotel for pertinent hotel check-in information and details.

Attendees are responsible for flights and ground transportation. If traveling from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, taxis, rideshare services (e.g. Uber, Lyft, etc.), Shuttle Express, and other options can be accessed from the Ground Transportation Plaza on the 3rd floor of the Seattle-Tacoma airport parking garage.

If you are renting a car, please follow signs from baggage claim to the offsite rental car facility at Seattle-Tacoma airport. Parking rates at the Hyatt Bellevue are $28 per day/overnight for self-parking (entrance on NE 10th Street marked Bellevue Place), and $38 per day/overnight for valet parking.

Attendees are responsible for flights and ground transportation.

Evening Events
You are cordially invited to a Welcome Reception at the Hyatt Regency on Monday, March 25 from 5:00-7:00pm, sponsored by Blackbaud. Join us for cocktails, appetizers, and a chance to meet other attendees as well as representatives from Blackbaud’s nonprofit team to learn how Blackbaud and Microsoft are partnering to help your organization drive more impact. You’ll also be able to pick up your event credentials and materials during this time.

There will also be a cocktail reception planned for the evening of Tuesday, March 26 from 6:00-8:00pm at The Parlor, just across the skybridge in Lincoln Square, sponsored by Avanade. As the leading digital innovator on the Microsoft ecosystem, Avanade is proud to support Microsoft Philanthropies and Tech for Social Impact at this year’s Summit.

Breakfast, lunch, snacks & beverages will be provided as part of the event. Dinners are the responsibility of each attendee. We will make every effort to accommodate dietary requests that were noted during the registration process.

Dress & Weather
The event is business casual. Oftentimes temperatures can fluctuate in meeting rooms, so we suggest dressing in layers. Note that the average temperature in Bellevue during this time is a high of 56 degrees (Fahrenheit) and a low of 40 degrees.

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