5 Reasons #TechForward17 is the Must Attend Nonprofit Conference of the Year


Join Tech Impact and the nonprofit community for a 3-day event to engage, learn and envision how technology can transform the way we work as nonprofits. But there are many more reasons to attend! Below are 5 reasons why the Tech Forward Conference will be the must attend nonprofit conference of the year!

The Speakers

Shiza Shahid

Shiza launched NOW Ventures in Silicon Valley, in partnership with AngelList, the largest Venture Capital Platform in the world. She invests in mission-driven technology startups, that are solving the world’s most pressing challenges through technology, innovation, and high-growth business models.

Rebecca Masisak

As CEO, Rebecca has built TechSoup's capacity and reach to support the entire portfolio of TechSoup's programs, which bring products, information, human capacity, and resources to the communities who need them most. She speaks about social enterprise, global networks, and data as a resource for civil society and was awarded the Full Circle Fund's prestigious Full Impact Award in Technology.

Peggy Duvette

As the Head of Social Impact at Oracle+NetSuite Social Impact group, Peggy Duvette is responsible for the donation of the Oracle+NetSuite products to nonprofits located all around the world as well as our pro bono services. She is committed to helping nonprofits and social enterprises to further their social impact.

Karen Graham

Sought-after speaker, trainer, writer, and consultant with expertise in technology leadership and innovation, nonprofit software, and digital strategy. As Idealware’s Executive Director she leads a team of researchers, presenters, and writers who create technology information resources--including the Consumer’s Guide to Donor Management Systems--designed to help nonprofit leaders put their vision into action.



Tech Forward will not only inspire organizations to change the world, but also recognize those who have plans to make an impact in their community through innovative technology projects. 3 winners will receive a $10,000 grant to advance these projects. Click here to learn more about the awards and how your organization can apply.


300 nonprofit attendees from across the sector to learn from and network with during and after the events.


Experience Nashville as it is meant to be enjoyed! After an inspiring first day of content, trade in your work shoes for your cowboy boots and get ready for the Tech Forward Party. The party will be downtown on Broadway at The Stage, and features an open bar, great southern food and a Nashville original fingerpicking band. You'll get to mingle and meet other attendees and speakers all while encountering the true Nashville culture.

Join Us Sept. 17-19th!

Tech Forward Info & Registration

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