(How Non-Profits Can Successfully Apply Accessibility)
At our second annual event, we’re excited to bring together researchers, technology experts, non-profit leaders and fund-raising professionals to develop innovative solutions that combine technology and compassion to improve our world. The event is brought to you by Leading Hands Through Technology and The Workmen’s Circle Educational Center of Ohio.

ToddThe event’s keynote speaker is Todd Bertsch, Owner/President of Evolve Creative Group, and a leader in web design and digital marketing with over 20 years of experience in these fields.

In addition, a panel of local experts will share experiences and best practices. Panelists include Jared Bendis, Creative New Media Officer for Case Western Reserve University’s Kelvin Smith Library, presenting on game design for constructive social change, Dahlia Fisher from the Maltz Museum, discussing their first-of-its-kind effort in Cleveland to preserve Holocaust memory with interactive hologram technology, and Randy Knapp from the Cleveland Sight Center, highlighting technology challenges and opportunities faced by their users. The event also features a networking session with demos, poster presentations and vendor tables. Light refreshments will be served.


  • 5:30-6:00pm // Registration
  • 6:00-6:30pm // Sponsor/Host Welcome
  • 6:30-7:00pm // Panel presentation features:
        • Jared Bendis, Creative New Media Officer, Case Western’s Kelvin Smith Library
          Dahlia Fisher, Director of External Relations, Maltz Museum
          Randy Knapp, Senior Adaptive Technologist, Cleveland Sight Center
  • 7:15-8:00pm // Keynote presentation:
        • Todd Bertsch, Evolve Creative Group
  • 8:00-8:30pm // Networking reception with vendors, demos and research posters.

Full participation in “Leveraging Leveraging User Accessibility and Experience for a Better World” is applicable for 2.5 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification. For information about CFRE (Certified Fund Raising Executive(R)) International, visit: www.cfre.org

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