Two Days – October 18-19, 2018
San Francisco Bay Area
Hyatt Regency, Burlingame, CA (10 mins from SFO)

Wednesday October 17, 2018

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Location: Hyatt Regency, Conference Room Sandpebble CD

Thursday October 18, 2018

6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. BREAKFAST BUFFET

Location: Hyatt Regency, 3SIXTY Bistro


Location: Sandpebble CD

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. OPENING REMARKS SEGMENT

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. TEAM BUILDING

10:05 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.


What are the Outcomes of your services? What data should we all be collecting to both better understand the impact of our work and to improve our programs? This interactive workshop will discuss key data points and look at how to measure your work in a way that makes a strong case to donors, governmental entities and foundations for continued support.

David Erickson, Ph.D. Director of the Community Development Department, Federal Reserve Bank of SF
Laura Fanucchi, HIP Housing
Kirby Dunn, Home Share Vermont
Brendan Quinn, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. BREAK

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

LUNCHEON PLENARY: David Erickson, Ph.D. Director of the Community Development Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. BREAK

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.


Location: Sandpebble C

This session will highlight the diversity of populations served by Home Sharing programs including programs that work with single parents, seniors and a broader demographic. Learn about recruitment strategies, screening applicants, utilizing volunteer support, and the referring/interviewing process.

Maria Machado, Shared Housing Center, Texas
Laura Moya, HIP Housing
Kirby Dunn, Home Share Vermont

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

SESSION 3B: “COLLABORATE & CREATE – Emerging Trends in Home Sharing”

Location: Sandpebble D

How are Home Sharing programs creatively increasing housing opportunities for unique populations including communities affected by a natural disaster. This session, led by will look at the work programs are doing to address the specialized housing needs of their communities in a way that will inspire creative thinking for your work too.

Amy Appleton, Share Sonoma County
Janet Hunko, Housing Bureau for Seniors, Michigan
Allison Joucovsky, Sunshine Home Sharing, Colorado
Kate Comfort Harr, HIP Housing
Karen Heyward-West, St. Ambrose, Maryland

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

SESSION 4A: “HATCHING A MATCH – Keys to Successful Matching”

Location: Sandpebble C

“I found a housemate!” is music to our home sharing ears, but what’s next? Discover best practices of how agencies utilize a Living Together Agreement, key techniques for mediation, and meet one of HIP Housing’s Home Sharing matches.

Barbara Liedtke, HIP Housing
Anne Wyatt, Home Share SLO, California
Addie Rose Mayer, Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center, California
Joan Smith & Larry Andrews, Home Sharing Match
Suyin Nichols, Master Certified Life Coach, California

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

SESSION 4B: “TECH TIME – Maximizing Technology in Home Sharing”

Location: Sandpebble D

Does the word “Technology” stress you out? It is true that technology can be very overwhelming but it can also be the ticket to more efficient programs and better outreach. This session will explore how technology can be integrated into your programs in a way that fits your needs and resources. What is right for you?

Laura Fanucchi, HIP Housing
Irving Pineda, HIP Housing
Micaela Capelle MSW, Sunshine Home Share Colorado

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. HOSTED RECEPTION

Location: Elephant Bar, 1600 Old Bayshore Highway, Burlingame

Friday October 19, 2018

6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. BREAKFAST BUFFET

Location: Hyatt Regency, 3SIXTY Bistro

8:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
“SHOW ME THE MONEY – Strategies for Funding Programs

While funding is key to keeping our doors open, different programs often have different funding approaches. This session will explore some of the different types of funding that Home Sharing programs have used including a fee for service model and the use of government and private grants but we will also be looking at where opportunities may be hiding in the Health, CRA and community development areas. Bring your program’s budget to share.

Josh Russell, Bank of America
Clarice Veloso-Lugo, HIP Housing
Kirby Dunn, Home Share Vermont
Kate Comfort Harr, HIP Housing

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

“CHANGE THE STORY, CHANGE THE STORY – Marketing Communications” with Andy Goodman


Since we first began talking to each other, telling stories has been a powerful way to capture attention, engage an audience, and motivate action. Stories are intrinsic to decision-making and influence our daily actions by shaping our view of the world. In this workshop, Andy Goodman will explain why storytelling remains the single most powerful communication tool you possess, and will offer specific ways your organization can use stories to advance your mission.

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. MARKETING ROUNDTABLE

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. LUNCH

2:00 p.m. Conference Concludes

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