PROGRAMME

ICAReAlumni Conference 2019 at Riga Technical University, May 16-17, Riga, Latvia  

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Thursday
16th May 
2019

 

09:30

 

Check-in 

10:00

Opening Session 

10:30

Session I

How to break through the noise with your message?

Ivars Svilānscommunications’ professional with over 25 years of experience in media, banking, retail 

11:30 Coffee-break and Networking
12:00  Session II

Measurement and Impact - Benchmarking for successYashraj Jain (CASE, United Kingdom) 

Alumni’s Perceptions about Commitment towards their University: Drivers and ConsequencesIlda Maria Pedro, Júlio da Costa Mendes, Luís Nobre Pereira, Bernardete Dias Sequeira (University of Algarve - Alumni & Career Office, Portugal) 
A Great Event - Increase EngagementArtūrs Kaļva, Elizabete Ribalkina, Katrīna Narbute, Dins Šmits (Riga Stradiņš university Alumni association, Latvia)
Advancing HE through the voice(s) of experience Deena Ingham (Loughborough University/Nottingham Trent University, England)
How to start from scratch? Vilnius University is launching alumni platform, Giedre Biržytė (Vilnius University, Lithuania)
13:00  

Lunch

14:30  Session III

Lecture and workshop: Alumni Relations at the Heart of Philanthropy: Exploring volunteering and volunteer management opportunities

Maria L. Gallo, Director of Lifelong Learning at St Angela's College, Sligo, Ireland

16:00 

Coffee-break

16:30 Session IV

How well do you know your alumni? A word on alumni segmentation, Barbara Baraga (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Alumni from Polytechnic of Leiria: path & challenges, Graça Maria Santos Batista Seco, Isabel Maria de Sousa Henriques Beato (Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Portugal)
Love or Loath them, but we all need a board, don’t we?, Rachel Bray (CERN, Switzerland)
How Alumni UMH uses a radio podcast to increase internal and external engagement, Álex García Giménez, Asunción Niñoles Galvañ, Lázaro Marín Navarro Soto, Inma Blaya Salvador (Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche, Spain)
Implications for Alumni Engagement in the Middle East, Lea Sublett (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia)
Skills development through an Alumni and student mentoring programme: A collaborative approach, Isabel Rossiter, Glynis Gardiner (Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland)
18:00 Exhibition

19:00

Social Dinner

     
Friday
17th May
2019
09:30 Session V

Lecture and case study: Alumni relations: How to Set Shop and Make It Work Without Losing Your Sanity

Nena Grceva, Head of Alumni Relations Office, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

11:00 Coffee-break  

11:30

Session VI

Experiential learning workshop: Challenges and solutions

Moderators: Diana Aguiar Vieira & Sandra Rincón
12:30 Session VII

ICARe alumni community session
Moderators: Diana Aguiar Vieira & Viviana Meirinhos

13:00 Awards session  
13:30 Lunch  
15:30

Walking tour in the city of Riga - 2 hours