Please say something nice and cute. My boss would love it. Thank you for being part of Giving 2018: Eastern Regional Conference on Philanthropy. What did you like? Speak out below. (Connect with Viken Mikaelian on LinkedIn. Also let us know (will open email) on how we can improve next year.) Share With Your Board: The importance of planned giving from a financial perspective, and The importance of planned giving from a strategic perspective.