2021 Conference:

Philanthropy Southwest Program Track

Tuesday: October 19, 2021


Subject to change.

All times Central Daylight Time.

Please read Philanthropy Southwest's Health & Safety Information for COVID protocols and recommended precautions for in-person attendance at its 2021 Conference. In addition, seating in Animal Grantmakers' presentation room will be arranged with the health, safety and comfort of all attendees in mind.


5:30 8:30 p.m.

Opening Night Reception at Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center (Members Attending In-Person Conference Only)


Wednesday: October 20, 2021


7:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Philanthropy Southwest All Attendee Breakfast (Members Attending In-Person Conference Only)


8:30 10:00 a.m.

Philanthropy Southwest General Session 1: Connecting Philanthropy Through Pictures (Members Attending In-Person Conference Only)


10:15 – 11:15 a.m.

Animal Grantmakers Session 1: The Complementary Fields of Human Services and Animal Protection Why Helping Animals Helps People Too (Live and Virtual Audiences)

Speakers: Jonathan Gary, City of Oklahoma City; Vickie Grantz, Enid SPCA; Brent Toellner, Best Friends Animal Society


Moderator: Lesa Staubus, American Humane


11:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.

Animal Grantmakers Session 2: Not Your Mother's Earth Changing How We Relate to Animals to Ensure a Livable Planet (Live and Virtual Audiences)

Speakers: Dr. Hope Ferdowsian, Phoenix Zones Initiative; Pam Kingfisher, Green Country Guardians; Janet MacGillivray, Seeding Sovereignty; Jennifer Molidor, Center for Biological Diversity


Moderator: Kim Winton, USGS, South Central Climate Science Center


12:30
– 1:45 p.m.

Philanthropy Southwest All Attendee Lunch (Members Attending In-Person Conference Only)


1:45 3:00 p.m.

Philanthropy Southwest General Session 2: Criminal Justice Panel and Poetry Slam (Members Attending In-Person Conference Only)

3:15 4:30 p.m.

Animal Grantmakers Session 3: Animals in the Media Tiger King, Blackfish and the Laws (Live and Virtual Audiences)

Speakers: Bill Nimmo, Tigers in America; Manny Oteyza, documentary film producer; Nicole Paquette, Humane Society of the United States


Moderator: Ray Rivera, The Oklahoman


6:00 7:30 p.m.

Animal Grantmakers Dinner (Members Attending In-Person Conference Only)


8:00 9 :30 p.m.

Philanthropy Southwest Special Event with Project Coyote's Camilla Fox (Members Attending In-Person Conference Only)

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