Global Leaders Summit

at Conference Center, Harvard Medical School*

Boston

11-12 September 2017

Global Leaders Summit

what & why

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SEPTEMBER 11-12, 2017 – BOSTON, MA

CONFERENCE CENTER,

HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL

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Graduway exclusively hosts the Global Leaders Summit as a gathering of leaders with the focus on alumni relations best practice.

450+ delegates are already confirmed to attend to listen to the industry’s thought leaders, to share alumni relations best practice, develop professionally and network extensively.

 

*For transparency, Graduway is not affiliated with Harvard Medical School, nor is the Global Leaders Summit a university program or activity.

Global Leaders Summit

Agenda

Global Leaders Summit

Agenda

DAY 1 AGENDA
Monday, September 11th, 2017
11.00am - 5.00pm
Registration & Genius Bar
1.00pm - 2.00pm
Industry Trends in Alumni Engagement
Graduway
2.00pm - 2.45pm
2018 Product Roadmap
Graduway
2.45pm - 3.30pm
Networking Break
3.30pm - 5.00pm
Colleges & Universities Workshop: Best Practice & Product Ideas
Graduway
Graduway
Muhlenberg College
Tulane University
Saginaw Valley State University
3.30pm - 5.00pm
Professional Schools Workshop: Best Practice & Product Ideas
Graduway
Graduway
Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering University of Toronto
Jindal School of Management
The University of Texas at Dallas
UNT Health Science Center
3.30pm - 5.00pm
K-12 Workshop: Best Practice & Product Ideas
Graduway
Graduway
John Paul II High School
The Bishop Strachan School
The Manchester Grammar School
3.30pm - 5.00pm
Enterprise Workshop: Best Practice & Product Ideas
Graduway
Graduway
Wisconsin Foundation
Rice University
UCLA
3.30pm - 5.00pm
Non-Profit Workshop: Best Practice & Product Ideas
Graduway
Graduway
All Hands Volunteers
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
5.00pm - 6.00pm
Drinks Reception
Global Leaders Summit

Agenda

DAY 2 AGENDA
Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
8.00am - 9.45am
Registration & Breakfast
9.45am - 10.00am
Introduction
Graduway
10.00am - 10.45am
Fireside Chat: Future of Alumni Relations
Graduway
Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association
Harvard Alumni Association
10.45am - 11.30am
Networking Break
11.30am - 12.30pm
Alumni Relations Case Studies
Graduway
The Manchester Grammar School
Ithaca College
Wisconsin Foundation
12.30pm - 1.00pm
CASE Metrics Task Force Update
eAdvancement
1.00pm - 1.15pm
Awards Ceremony
1.15pm - 2.30pm
Networking Lunch
2.30pm - 3.30pm
Panel Discussion: Alumni Relations Best Practices
Graduway
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
University of Washington
Buckingham Browne & Nichols School
Vanderbilt University
3.30pm - 4.30pm
Keynote: Imagining and Achieving a Lifetime of Engagement
University of Pennsylvania
4.30pm - 6.00pm
Farewell Reception
World-Class

Speakers

Daniel Cohen

Daniel Cohen

Graduway

Daniel is the CEO and Co-Founder of Graduway.

He was recently recognized as one of the top writers in education on LinkedIn.

Paula Bonner

Paula Bonner

Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association

Paula is the Senior Advisor, Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association and Emerita President at the Wisconsin Alumni Association.

Since joining in 1989, she has also served as Associate Executive DIrector, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer.

Philip Lovejoy

Philip Lovejoy

Harvard Alumni Association

Philip is the Executive Director of Harvard Alumni Association.

Prior to his current position, he has served as served as Associate Director, Alumni Education; Director of University-wide Alumni Affairs and Deputy Executive Director at the Association.

Michael Schurder

Michael Schurder

Graduway

Michael is the VP Product of Graduway.

He is responsible for managing Graduway’s ongoing product developments.

Chris Marshall

Chris Marshall

Graduway

Chris is President, Graduway North America.

Prior to Graduway, Chris was Senior Vice President and Managing Director at Grenzebach Glier and Associates.  Prior to GG+A, Chris served as the Associate Vice President for Alumni Affairs at Cornell University and Executive Director, Alumni Association at Lehigh University.

Simon Jones

Simon Jones

The Manchester Grammar School

Simon Jones is the Director of Development at The Manchester Grammar School.

Formerly a member of the school’s academic staff, Simon has headed up the school’s acclaimed alumni relations and bursary fundraising programmes since 2010

Gretchen Van Valen

Gretchen Van Valen

Ithaca College

Gretchen is Associate Director of Alumni Relations at Ithaca College.

She founded and oversees the college’s new Professional Development and Life Stage Program including the student-alumni mentoring program, IC Mentor Connect, alumni executive and corporate networking events, and career and life stage webinar series.

Sarah Schutt

Sarah Schutt

Wisconsin Foundation

Sarah is the Executive Director, Wisconsin Alumni Association and Chief Alumni Officer at the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association.

She leads teams responsible for key organizational and university initiatives: careers; diversity and inclusion; comprehensive campaign engagement events.

Elise Betz

Elise Betz

University of Pennsylvania

Elise Betz has been working in Development and Alumni Relations at the University of Pennsylvania since 2000, starting her tenure at The Penn Fund.

While at The Penn Fund, Elise founded “Penn Traditions: Building Our Community,” a comprehensive student advancement program.

Doreen Meeks-Hewes

Doreen Meeks-Hewes

John Paul II High School

Doreen is the Controller/Blackbaud Administrator at John Paul II High School.

Prior to her current position, she was Controller at The Salvation Army – Texas Divisonal Headquarters.

Kate Crokam

Kate Crokam

The Bishop Strachan School

Kate is Associate Director, Alumnae Engagement at The Bishop Strachan School.

Prior to her current position, she was Campaign Officer at Upper Canada College.

Patrick Fligge

Patrick Fligge

Muhlenberg College

Patrick is the Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement at Muhlenberg College.

Prior to his current position, he was the Associate Director of Alumni/Student Connections at the college.

Robert Curtis

Robert Curtis

Graduway

Rob is the Vice President and Co-Founder of Graduway.

He is responsible for Graduway’s strategic partnerships and international expansion.

Sarah Steed

Sarah Steed

Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering University of Toronto

Sarah Steed is Project Manager for Online Alumni Engagement in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering at The University of Toronto.

Prior to her current position, Sarah was the External Relations Officer for Engineering Science at the University.

James Stofan

James Stofan

Tulane University

James is Vice President at Tulane University.

Working with a staff of 18 and a board of directors of 30, the VP for Alumni Relations works with staff and board to increase overall alumni engagement through strategic initiatives focused on providing meaningful engagement opportunities for Tulane alumni.

Jasmine Carter

Jasmine Carter

Jindal School of Management
The University of Texas at Dallas

Jasmine is the Director of Alumni Relations at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Prior to her current position, she was the Assistant Director, Constituent Programs at Georgia State University

Jennifer Nanni

Jennifer Nanni

UNT Health Science Center

Jennifer is Alumni Relations Manager at UNT Health Science Center.

Prior yo her current position, she was Financial Aid Advisor at Texas Christian University.

Jim Dwyer

Jim Dwyer

Saginaw Valley State University

Jim is Executive Director of Alumni Relations at Saginaw Valley State University.

Prior to his current position, he was Assistant VP Enrollment Mgt at the university.

Karen McDonell

Karen McDonell

Rice University

Karen is the Director of Alumni Programs at Rice University.

Prior to her current position, she was Sr. Program Advisor at the university.

Angela Scales

Angela Scales

UCLA

Angela is Senior Director, Bruin Connections at UCLA Alumni Association.

Prior to her current position, she was Senior Director, Young Alumni & Student Engagement at the Association.

Jane Hale Hopkins

Jane Hale Hopkins

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

Jane is the Executive Vice President at Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation.

As the EVP, she is responsible for advancing the Foundation’s efforts to develop an influential community of socially-conscious and service-minded leaders who positively shape the world.

Paul Rucker

Paul Rucker

University of Washington

Paul is Executive Director, UW Alumni Association and Associate VP, Alumni and Constituent Relations at University of Washington.

Prior to his current position, he was Executive Director, International Programs at Shoreline Community College.

Cecily Craighill

Cecily Craighill

Buckingham Browne & Nichols School

Cecily is the Director of Alumni/ae Engagement at Buckingham Browne & Nichols School.

Prior to her current position, she was Senior Director of Alumni Relations at Emory University School of Law.

Graham G. Stewart

Graham G. Stewart

Vanderbilt University

Graham is the Vice Chancellor for Alumni Relations at Vanderbilt University.

Prior to his current position, he was Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni Relations and Executive Director at Arkansas Alumni Association.

Gary Olsen

Gary Olsen

eAdvancement

Gary is Principal at eAdvancement, a consortium of independent consultants providing strategic guidance in alumni relations, communications, marketing and development.

He is also the Principal of Gary Olsen Consulting, LLC.

Lauren Muldowney

Lauren Muldowney

All Hands Volunteers

Lauren is Director of Volunteer and Alumni Relations at All Hands Volunteers.

Prior to her current position, she was Volunteer Engagement Manager at the organization.

 

Welcome

450+Attendees

Miami Dade College
Hackley School
National American University
Laurentian University Faculty of Management
Ithaca College
AESE Business School
Southern Methodist University, Lyle School of Engineering
Johns Hopkins University
Mount Saint Agnes
Oakland Catholic High School
Berkshire
Emerson Waldorf School
Reaching Out MBA
Tulane University
Johnson & Wales
ECPI University
GIBS, Gordon Institute of Business Science
Focus – Fellowship of Catholic University Students
University of Washington, Foster School of Business
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