Ed has been involved in revenue generation and corporate partnerships for 10 years. In his current position, he is responsible for developing and managing relationships with Earthwatch's corporate partners to support the citizen science and field research that have characterized the organization for the last 40 years. Earthwatch has approximately 40 corporate partnerships worldwide. Previously, as Senior Consultant at Community Wealth Ventures, Ed was responsible for providing guidance to nonprofit leaders across a wide range of revenue generation strategies, including corporate partnerships and subsidiary business ventures. He also managed implementation of collaborative, city-based consulting engagements with multiple nonprofit leaders in Baltimore, MD and Hartford, CT. Ed currently serves as board member for the Chewonki Foundation and the Maine Lakes Conservancy Institute/Maine Congress of Lake Associations. He earned B.A. in French from Dartmouth College and a Master's degree in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
Kate has been involved in grant making for seven years. In her current position, she is responsible for the development and oversight of Boston Scientific's corporate social responsibility (CSR) program to improved brand reputation, employee engagement and community relations. Kate is responsible for corporate philanthropy and management of the Boston Scientific Foundation, Inc. Previously, as Senior Corporate Brand Manager at Boston Scientific, Kate was responsible for managing the implementation of a master brand initiative to aligned nine business units and four regional identities with 14 different logos in 140 versions to one corporate master brand increasing brand equity and shareholder value for the world’s largest less invasive medical device manufacture. Before that, she worked as Communications Officer at State Street Corporation where she was responsible for managing a global communications plan for the company’s largest business. Kate currently serves as Chair of Young Professionals Board for Boston Health Care for the Homeless. She earned a Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Writing Literature from Wheaton College. Kate is a member of the Boston Givers Groups. She has extensive corporate reputation and marketing experience for global business-to-business companies with an established track record in branding, communications, community affairs, and public relations.
Christina has been involved in development for three years. In her current position, she is responsible for initiating and managing corporate marketing and development partnerships that support the Museum's mission, fundraising goals, and marketing needs. Previously, as Marketing Manager at Spinwave Systems, Christina was responsible for she was responsible for providing support and developing partnerships with environmental organizations, in support of her corporation's green business initiatives. Before that, she worked as a researcher at at Reed Business and a freelance writer for national publications where she was responsible for developed a strong knowledge of how to best understand a market's growth and consumers' and organizations' needs, and how to best articulate your organization's message in a way that honors the needs of all stakeholders. Christina currently serves as PR and Marketing Manager for the New England Quilt Museum, the VP of Social Media for the American Marketing Association, Boston. She earned a Bachelor's in English from University of Maryland and a Master's in Instructional Technology and Adult Education from University of Wyoming. She is a member of the New England Museum Association, the American Marketing Association, and the eMarketing Association.
The John Hancock Hotel & Conference Center
40 Trinity Place
Boston, MA 02116
By Subway/Commuter Rail
Back Bay Station
Orange Line or Commuter Rail. Turn right on Dartmouth Street. Make first right onto Stuart Street. Make first right onto Trinity Place. We are on the left.
Green Line. Walk diagonally across Copley Square towards Trinity Church. Walk between Copley Plaza Hotel and John Hancock Tower onto Trinity Place. We are one block down on left.
Directions by Car
From Logan Airport
Follow signs to Sumner Tunnel. After exiting the tunnel take second right onto Rt. 93 north. Exit at Cambridge/Storrow Drive. Follow Storrow Drive signs to Back Bay and exit at Copley Square (a left exit). Turn right at the lights onto Beacon Street. At the second set of lights, turn left onto Clarendon Street. Follow Clarendon St. through (7) sets of lights and look for the Garage @ 100 Clarendon on the right.
From the West
Follow the Mass Pike (Rt. 90) East towards Boston and take Exit 22 (Prudential Center/Copley Square). Bear right to Copley Square. This will bring you onto Stuart Street. At the second set of lights, take a right onto Clarendon Street and look for Garage @ 100 Clarendon on the right.
From North or South
Follow Route 93 towards Boston and take Exit 26 (Storrow Drive/Cambridge). Follow signs onto Storrow Drive/Back Bay. Follow Storrow Drive signs to Back Bay and exit at Copley Square (a left exit). Turn right at the lights onto Beacon Street. At the second set of lights, turn left onto Clarendon Street. Follow Clarendon St. through (7) sets of lights and look for the Garage @ 100 Clarendon on the right.
Parking at the John Hancock Hotel & Conference Center
The Garage @ 100 Clarendon is right next-door. Day parking validated at $27 per day for less than 10 hours
Garage @ 100 Clarendon
100 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02116
Hours: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
This is a public lot and is not dedicated to CFNPS attendees. They have 2000 spaces and the lot never fills up.
$ 7.00 - 1/2hr or less
$10.00 - 1/2hr up to 1hr
$14.00 - 1hr up to 1 1/2hrs
$17.00 - 1 1/2hrs up to 2hrs
$22.00 - 2hrs up to 2 1/2hrs
$27.00 - 2 1/2hrs up to 10hr
Note: Posted Daily Rates Start at 5:00 AM
Form of Payment Accepted: Cash, check and most major credit cards are accepted.
Self-Payment or Attendant: Self-Payment
A validation stamp is available to CFNPS guests who stay overnight in the John Hancock hotel if the vehicle stays in the garage for a 24 hour period. If not staying for a 24 hour period, you will be charged at an hourly rate as listed above.
Driving Directions to the lot: See above under Directions by Car.
Walking Directions from the lot to the registration table: Head north on Clarendon Street toward Stanhope Street. Turn left at Trinity Place. Enter the John Hancock Conference Center and take the elevator to the 3rd floor. Exit the elevator and go to the left through the Foyer and head to the right into the Atrium. Our registration table will be located in the Atrium.
Walking time: 5 minutes
Most hotels near the Summit venue are within the $169 - $315+ per night range. The following hotels are within a half-mile radius of the hotel.
1. John Hancock Hotel BOOK NOW 0 miles from venue
2. Radisson Boston Hotel BOOK NOW .4 miles from venue
3. Hilton Boston Back Bay BOOK NOW .5 miles from venue
4. Sheraton Boston Hotel BOOK NOW .5 miles from venue
5. Courtyard by Marriott
Boston Tremont Hotel BOOK NOW .5 miles from venue
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Mentoring sessions are available for the cost of $60.00 per session. If you register for a full Summit pass, 2 mentoring sessions are included in the pass.
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Breakfast -Prior to panel discussion, participants and experts become acquainted over a continental breakfast
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Lunch -Participants and experts registered for the next session make new contacts over lunch
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Networking break -Mid-afternoon refreshments are served to attendees registered for the next session
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Breakfast -Participants registered for the first session become acquainted over a continental breakfast
Networking break -Participants registered for the next session are served mid-morning refreshments
10:45 AM-11:15 AM
9:15 AM - 12:30 PM
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM