Following a career in Medical Research, David Poppitt became the Appeals Director at Manchester`s Christie Hospital. He built a team of 15 responsible for an income of £3million per annum including successful cause related marketing deals with the BBC, sports companies, retail and brewing companies. He then moved to his old School, Bolton School as Development Director for five years. He was responsible for both alumni and income generation and particularly successful in developing partnerships with local businesses utilising recognition of cause related aspects with Warburtons, WM Hare and Bolton Wanderers.. As a consultant specialising in all aspects of income generation in both health and education sectors. Mr. Poppitt has successfully worked with over 50 organisations in this capacity and is an on-line tutor for FundraisingSkills Ltd, an internet based orgnaisation offering modular accredited courses in fundraising.
The Summit will take place at the Imperial College of London in South Kensington. The full address is:
CL Room (Level 2)
Imperial College London
South Kensington Campus
London SW7 2AZ
Take the Piccadilly, Circle or District Line to South Kensington. From South Kensington station,
the campus is only five minutes’ walk. Either follow the subway signposted to the museums or
walk north up Exhibition Road. The main entrance to the University is on Exhibition Road. Before you reach the main entrance, turn left on Imperial College Road. Walk about 50 yards, and the Skempton Building will be on your right side.
Take a National Rail service to London, and then follow the Tube directions above.
- 9,10 or 52 - Royal Albert Hall
- 74 or 14 - Victoria and Albert Museum
- 49 - Gloucester Road
- 45A or C1 - South Kensington
- 70 - Queen’s Gate
- 9A - Prince Consort Road
Car parking at the South Kensington campus is severely restricted and you are advised NOT to bring a car unless permission has been given. Parking in the streets surrounding the College is at pay and display or parking meters for limited periods only.
Our unique one-on-one mentoring sessions offer you the opportunity to sit down with an experienced fundraising professional for 30 minutes to discuss any questions that are specific to your organization. Mentoring sessions cover the same topics as the seminars, and we will assign you a mentor based on his/her availability at your requested times.
Mentoring sessions are available for the cost of £ per session. If you register for a full Summit pass, mentoring sessions are included in the pass.
Below is a list of mentors who will be available at the Summit. Please note that you must register to attend at least one seminar in order to sign up for a mentor.
Breakfast -Prior to panel discussion, participants and experts become acquainted over a continental breakfast
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lunch -Participants and experts registered for the next session make new contacts over lunch
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Networking break -Mid-afternoon refreshments are served to attendees registered for the next session
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Breakfast -Participants registered for the first session become acquainted over a continental breakfast
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Networking break -Participants registered for the next session are served mid-morning refreshments
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM