Photos by Amy Goerwitz


CONFERENCE AGENDA  2011

 

 

 

*Monday, October 24*       "Rev Your Engines"

3 p.m.
Registration and Check-In
Lobby

5:00-6:00 p.m.         
On Your Mark, Get Set: Are you a Ford or Ferrari?
Cathedral Room

6:00-7:00 p.m.         
Welcome Reception
Old Lodge

7:00-8:00 p.m.
Dinner
Dining Room

After-dinner fireside chat and fun

 

*Tuesday, October 25*      “Around the Next Curve: Focus on the Future”

7:30-8:30 a.m.
Breakfast
Dining Room

8:30-9:30 a.m.
Plenary presentation/keynote—
Invited speaker from Institute of Design at Stanford

Cathedral Room

9:30-10:00 a.m.
Morning break
Terrace

10:00-11:00 a.m.
Panel discussion: What’s your plan?—Strategies for the future
Topics:  trends in alumni continuing ed and travel; anticipated challenges and opportunities; fitting into institutional directives; responding to rapidly changing world events

11:15-12:15 p.m.
Concurrent facilitated group discussion by specialty/responsibility
Topics:  Marketing 2.0—balancing electronic and traditional methods; operating trips direct; innovative methods/venues for alumni education

12:15-1:15 p.m.
Lunch
Dining Room

1:15-4:00 p.m.
Informal networking and optional activities: hiking, tennis, biking
Dining Room

4:00-4:30 p.m.
Tea Time
Fountain Deck

4:30-5:30 p.m.
Afternoon Presentation
Cathedral Room

5:30-6:30 p.m.
Cocktail Hour Networking
Old Lodge

6:30-8:00 p.m.
Dinner
Dining Room

Optional evening activity: board games, evening boat cruise, etc.

 

*Wednesday, October 26*            “Pit Stop: Retooling Your Skills”

7:30-8:30 a.m.
Breakfast
Dining Room

8:30-9:30
Plenary presentation/keynote: Coping with a Crazy Busy Life (tentative)
Invited Life and Career Coach with higher education administration experience

Cathedral Room

9:30-10:00
Morning break
Terrace

10:00-11:00 a.m.
Colleague Panel discussion: Tinkering Under the Hood
Topics: leveraging technology to make your life easier, not more complicated; what’s working/what’s not; allocating scarce resources effectively; etc.

11:15-12:15 p.m.
Concurrent facilitated group discussion by specialty/responsibility
Topics: faculty management, engagement and stewardship; vendor negotiation strategies,tips and tricks; tactics for dealing with difficult alumni

12:15-1:15 p.m.
Lunch
Dining Room

1:15-4:00 p.m.
Informal networking and optional activities: hiking, tennis, biking
Dining Room

4:00-4:30 p.m.
Tea Time
Fountain Deck

4:30-5:30 p.m.
Afternoon Presentation: Your Take-Away Tool Kit
Sample forms, pricing and costing worksheets, program checklists, useful resources, difficult letter samples, mailings templates, etc.

5:30-6:30 p.m.
Cocktail Hour Networking
Old Lodge

6:30-8:00 p.m.
Dinner
Dining Room

After-dinner fireside chat, stargazing cruise on Fallen Leaf Lake

 
*Thursday, October 27
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7:30-8:30 a.m.           Breakfast
Dining Room

10:00 a.m.                  Check-out.

Scheduled departures to local airports.

 “Pack your own” box lunches provided.

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Safe travels!