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Events

Each month, Gretchen and colleagues are training and consulting around the world. Learn more about services and support in person by taking advantage of Gretchen Dobson LLC’s presence in your region. Contact Gretchen to make arrangements to meet the team on site.

February 29 – March 1, 2016: APAIE Conference and Exhibition 2016 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

February 29 – March 1, 2016
APAIE Conference and Exhibition 2016
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

https://www.apaie.org/conference/2016/

I will be attending the first two days of the APAIE Annual Conference in Melbourne. On March 1, 2016 I will take part in two parallel sessions:  1) Local and Global: Trends in Alumni Partnerships (presenting with Rebecca Hall from the Victorian State Government’s International Education Unit and Saskia Hansen, from the International Division of RMIT); and 2) my individual presentation, Staying Global: How International Alumni Relations Advances the Agenda.

Stay tuned for more details about time and place for these presentations!

March 3, 2016 – British Council UK Education Alumni Award – New York City

March 3, 2016
British Council UK Education Alumni Award
New York, NY

Recognizing alumni excellence is one way to build brand, relationships and enhance reputation. The British Council started to do this with their new Education UK Alumni Awards in the U.S., China and India. This year the program expand to seven more countries. I chaired the 2015 awards selection process for the U.S. and am honored to continue my involvement for the 2016 cycle as chair of the selection committee and emcee of the Awards Ceremony in NYC on March 3, 2016.

For more information on the Awards program see: https://www.britishcouncil.org/education-uk-awards

 

April 11 – 14, 2016 – CASE Asia Pacific Advancement Conference – Hong Kong

April 11 – 14, 2016
CASE Asia Pacific Advancement Conference
Hong Kong

I’m excited to return to one of my favorite cities to train newcomers in Alumni Relations. More details about the annual conference are found here: https://www.case.org/Conferences_and_Training/APAC16.html.