Graduway Leaders Summit

at Alfred Lerner Hall, Columbia University

New York

28-29 October 2019

Graduway Leaders Summit

what & why

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28-29 October 2019

Alfred Lerner Hall, Columbia University

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WHO’S COMING TO GLS NEW YORK 2019?

Graduway exclusively hosts the Graduway Leaders Summit New York as a gathering of leaders with the focus on best practices in alumni engagement and career mentoring.

300+ delegates are expected to attend in order to listen to the industry’s thought leaders, share best practice, develop professionally and network.

Reasons to Participate:

    • Network with colleagues in Alumni Relations (AR) and Career Services (CS)
    • Hear from thought leaders in AR and CS about cutting edge trends in both industries
    • Connect with clients using the Graduway platform and learn best practices

 

Accommodation:

Columbia has negotiated rates with numerous preferred hotels in New York City which can be obtained by booking through the direct link provided on this website, or contacting the hotel directly by telephone and requesting the Columbia rate.  There are also reasonably priced accommodation options in the vicinity of Columbia University on Airbnb.

Getting to the Alfred Lerner Hall:

Maps, directions and parking information can be viewed at this link

Graduway Leaders Summit

Agenda

DAY 1 AGENDA
Monday, October 28th, 2019
9.00 - 10.00
Registration Desk and Genius Bar Open with Light Refreshments
10.00 - 10.15
Welcome
Graduway Founder and CEO
10.15 - 11.15
In the alumni relations world nothing can be certain except for death and taxes
The Manchester Grammar School
11.15 - 12.15
Fireside Chat
Graduway
Boston University
Columbia University
University of Connecticut
12.15 - 13.30
Networking Lunch
13.30 - 14.00
Connecting your Engagement & Fundraising Programs
Graduway
EverTrue
Tulane University
14.00 - 14.30
ALUMNI RELATIONS AND CAREER SERVICES - BETTER TOGETHER
University of California, San Francisco
University of California, San Francisco
14.30 - 15.15
Networking Break
15.15 - 16.45
Best Practice & Showcasing Success Breakout: K-12 & Independent Schools
Graduway
St. Michaels University School
Central Catholic High School
Belen Jesuit Preparatory School
The Manchester Grammar School
15.15 - 16.45
Best Practice & Showcasing Success Breakout: Higher Education
Graduway
Texas Woman's University
Rice University
University of Toronto
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
15.15 - 16.45
Best Practice & Showcasing Success Breakout: Non-Profits & Foundations
Graduway
The Rappaport Foundation
World Learning
Take Stock in Children
16.45 - 17.45
Drinks Reception and Entertainment at Faculty House
Comedian and Free Style Rapper
DAY 2 AGENDA
Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
8.00 - 9.00
Registration Desk and Genius Bar open
9.00 - 10.00
Keynote
Cornell University
10.00 - 10.45
The Future of Career Services
Columbia University
University of Miami Business School
Champlain College
10.45 - 11.45
Graduway's Next Generation Platform
Graduway
11.45 - 12.00
Graduway Awards Ceremony
Graduway
12.00 - 13.15
Networking Lunch
13.15 - 13.35
Leveraging Alumni for Student Recruiting
West Virginia University
13.35 - 14.55
The End of an Error
St. Edward High School
14.55 - 14.15
Making the case for investment in advancement
Brandeis University
14.15 - 15.00
The Great Debate
Graduway
Brandman University
Stony Brook University
The State University of New York at Buffalo
15.00 - 16.00
Farewell Reception
World Class

Speakers

Daniel Cohen

Daniel Cohen

Graduway

CEO and Co-Founder of Graduway

 

Simon Jones

Simon Jones

The Manchester Grammar School

Director of Development at The Manchester Grammar School

Chris Marshall

Chris Marshall

Chris Marshall Advancement Consulting | Graduway

President of Graduway North America and Founder and CEO at Chris Marshall Advancement Consulting

Steve Hall

Steve Hall

Boston University

Vice President for Alumni Relations at Boston University

Donna H. MacPhee

Donna H. MacPhee

Columbia University

Vice President for Alumni Relations/President, Columbia Alumni Association

 

Mo Cotton Kelly

Mo Cotton Kelly

University of Connecticut

Vice President of Alumni Relations and Communications at University of Connecticut

Brent Grinna

Brent Grinna

EverTrue

Founder & CEO of EverTrue

James Stofan

James Stofan

Tulane University

Vice President at Tulane University

Sara Ayazi

Sara Ayazi

University of California, San Francisco

Program Manager/Career Counselor, Clinical Careers at University of California San Francisco

Katie Maloney

Katie Maloney

University of California, San Francisco

Senior Director of Alumni Relations at University of California San Francisco

Reesa Hinks

Reesa Hinks

Graduway

Account & Sales Enablement Manager at Graduway, North America

Denise Rees

Denise Rees

St. Michaels University School

Alumni Relations Officer at St. Michaels University School

Kaleb Kaschalk

Kaleb Kaschalk

St. Edward High School

Alumni Manager at St. Edward High School

Carlos Bravo

Carlos Bravo

Belen Jesuit Preparatory School

Alumni Executive Director at Belen Jesuit Preparatory School

Jasmine Carter

Jasmine Carter

Texas Woman’s University

Executive Director of Alumni Engagement at Texas Woman’s University

April Cole

April Cole

Rice University 

Director of Alumni Programs at Rice University

Sarah Steed

Sarah Steed

University of Toronto

Online Alumni Engagement and Marketing Strategist at University of Toronto

Amber Watkins

Amber Watkins

Purdue University - Krannert School of Management

Director of Alumni Relations at Purdue University Krannert School of Management

Lara McDonald

Lara McDonald

Graduway

Professional Services Manager at Graduway

Sean Horrigan

Sean Horrigan

The Rappaport Foundation

Public Relations & Marketing Specialist at the Rappaport Foundation

Carla Lineback

Carla Lineback

World Learning

Director of Alumni Engagement at World Learning

Andrew Gossen

Andrew Gossen

Cornell University

Executive Director, Digital, Cornell University Alumni Affairs & Development

Hassan Akmal

Hassan Akmal

Columbia University

Career Thought Leader, Career Strategist and Professor at Columbia University

Andrew Stoner

Andrew Stoner

University of Miami Business School

Executive Director of Graduate Career Development at University of Miami Business School

Michael Schurder

Michael Schurder

Graduway

VP Product at Graduway

Sean Frisbee

Sean Frisbee

West Virginia University

President/CEO of West Virginia University Alumni Association

Elizabeth Crabtree

Elizabeth Crabtree

Brandeis University

Vice President, Administration & Operations at Brandeis University and Founder/President, Crabtree Lane LLC

Tod A. Burnett

Tod A. Burnett

Brandman University

Executive Vice Chancellor at Brandman University

Robert M. Caldwell

Robert M. Caldwell

Champlain College

Vice President & CAO at Champlain College

Matthew Colson

Matthew Colson

Stony Brook University

Executive Director of Alumni Relations at Stony Brook University

Cynthia Khoo-Robinson

Cynthia Khoo-Robinson

The State University of New York at Buffalo

Associate Vice President of Alumni Engagement & Annual Giving at University at Buffalo

Allison Jones

Allison Jones

Take Stock in Children

College Completion Coach at Take Stock in Children

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Complimentary Tickets
(two per institution)
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Additional Delegates
$990