Event

2016 EFMD Career Services Conference

Hosted by: HEC Paris

The event will start on: 16 Nov 16 21:00
And will end on: 18 Nov 16 19:00

Location: Paris, France
Contact:
virginie.heredia-rosa@efmd.org


Theme
The Future of Work: New Challenges for Career Services

Target Group
Directors of career services and business school career services staff involved in the strategic decisions of career services

 
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Programme

Wednesday 16 November 2016

16:30 – 19:00

Registration

17:30 – 18:00

Newcomers Session

18:00 – 18:15

Welcome Address

18:15 – 19:30

Ice-Breaking Activity

  • Elise Kamphuis, Corporate relations and internships manager, University of Groningen, NL
  • Sujatha de Poel, Trainer/Coach, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen, NL

19:30 – 21:30

Networking dinner

Thursday 17 November 2016

08:30

Registration

09:00 – 09:15

Welcome Session

09:15 – 10:30

Plenary I: How to Ensure you Get the Best from your Networking
Aim: In today’s highly competitive world, being a confident and effective networker sets you apart from the crowd. You become more visible, always feel in control and will always create more career and business opportunities than the average. 99% of people dread this vital activity; this highly humorous presentation will help you overcome all your fears and concerns.

  • Will Kintish, Professional Speaker Specializing in Networking Skills, UK

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 - 11:30

Breakout Session
Aim: The aim of the session is to introduce the theme of the conference by first discussing in small groups. What is your institution doing in this matter?

11:30 - 12:30

Plenary Session II : The Future of Work – New Skills
Aim: Pick up on ideas discussed in the previous session and develop.

  • Doug Gray, HEC Paris, FR

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 15:30

Workshop Session A:

A1 The Future Curriculum of Career Services
Aim: The workshop will explore and provide some inspiration for a future curriculum for Career Services

  • Tony Somers, Director, Career Management Centre, HEC Paris, F
  • Patrik Sonderegger, Director of Branding & Career, University of St Gallen, CH
  • Gerd Winandi, Head of Student Career Services, University of St.Gallen, CH

A2 Career Services as Support Diversity
Aim: The workshop will explore how career services can support gender diversity

  • Nienke Thurlings, career and policy advisor, Womanize, NL

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 - 17:30

Repetition of Workshop Session A :

A1 Future Curriculum of Career Services
Aim: The workshop will explore and provide some inspiration for a future curriculum for Career Services

  • Tony Somers, Director, Career Management Centre, HEC Paris, F
  • Patrik Sonderegger, Director of Branding & Career, University of St Gallen, CH
  • Gerd Winandi, Head of Student Career Services, University of St.Gallen, CH

A2 Career Services to Support Diversity
Aim: The workshop will explore how career services can support gender diversity

  • Nienke Thurlings, career and policy advisor, Womanize, NL

17: 30

Buses from Hotel to Gala Dinner

19:00

Buses from Hotel to Gala Dinner

19:30 – 22:00

Gala dinner

Friday 18 November 2016

08:30

Registration

09:00 – 10:00

Plenary III: Branding your Career Services

  • François Doux, HEC Paris, F

10:00 - 11:15

Workshop Session B

B1 Quick and Dirty Tips for Engaging Alumni in Career Services
Aim: To help career service professionals better understand how easily alumni can contribute to career services and supply career service professionals with actionable and implementable ideas to bring home.
During this interactive workshop, Corey will help you understand how easy it is to engage alumni in career services. Drawing on more than 10 years of experience, he'll pass along zesty secrets to get your alumni excited about helping students and young alumni prepare for life after graduation. And in the spirit of reciprocity, he’ll set the scene for you to work with colleagues and concoct your own ideas. If you're hungry for ways to engage your alumni in a powerful and profound way, then this is a session you don't want to miss.

  • Corey Morris, Chief Alumni Evangelist, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, DK

B2 Corporate Relations – Integration Across Business School
Aim: How can all departments of an institution work together to create a more structured and more effective brand towards companies

  • Amber Wigmore, Executive Director of Career Services, Career Management Center, IE Business School, SP
  • William Dávila, Director of Corporate Relations, IE Business School, SP

11:15 – 11:45

Coffee break

11:45 – 13:00

Plenary IV: Psychometric Games : Gimmick or Game- Changer?
Aim: What is the new trend used by companies to recruit and retain professionals? How do they find the right fit?

  • Robert Newry, Managing Director & Co-Founder of Artic Shores, UK

13:00 – 13:15

Wrap-up and Concluding Remarks

13:15 – 14:30

Lunch

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