You’re invited to attend the University of Illinois Alumni Association’s 2016 Alumni Leadership Conference.
Alumni leaders from near and far will return to campus to network, share best practices and hear the latest news from the UI Alumni Association.
Thursday, Oct. 27
5:30-8 p.m.: Campustown Food Tour (Enjoy sampling the best of "Campustown Then & Now". Stops will include Murphy's, Seoul Taco, Zorba's and more!); Campustown
7:30 p.m.: Dierks Bentley Concert; UI Alumni Association Suite, State Farm Center
Tickets: $65 per ticket
Friday, Oct. 28 (All Friday events, minus the Homecoming parade, will take place at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center.)
8:30-10 a.m.: Networking Breakfast
10 a.m.: Conference Welcome
Speaker: Loren R. Taylor, president and CEO for the UI Alumni Association
10:30-11:30 a.m.: Workshop 1: The Ins & Outs of the Club/Group Scholarship Program
Presenters: Jamie McFarling, director for scholarship stewardship and donor relations for the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement, and Jenny Carroll, director of gift planning operations for the
University of Illinois Foundation
11:30-Noon: Guest Speaker Chris Tuttle, associate director of development/Varsity I director for the I FUND
Noon-1:15 p.m.: Annual Leadership Luncheon & Awards Presentation
1:30-2:15 p.m.: Workshop 2: How to Get More Action on Your Social Media
Presenter: Caryn Giznik, digital/social media coordinator for the UI Alumni Association
2:15-2:45 p.m.: Workshop 3: Secrets From Award Winning Clubs
2:45-3:45 p.m.: Workshop 4: What Do Young Alumni Really Want?
Presenters: Matt Wilson, associate vice president, alumni community development for the UI Alumni Association, Chelsea Hamilton, marketing coordinator for the UI Alumni Association, and Hugo Herrera business intelligence for the UI Alumni Association
3:45-4 p.m.: Conference Closing
4-5:30 p.m.: Mix & Mingle Social
6-8 p.m.: Homecoming Parade (Represent your club/group by marching in the annual Homecoming parade.); Sixth St. and Lorado Taft Drive
All alumni leaders will march together.
Saturday, Oct. 29
9-10:30 a.m.: UI Alumni Association Homecoming Tailgate; Grange Grove Tailgate Area
To learn more and/or to register for this event please visit, UI Alumni Association Homecoming Tailgate.
11 a.m.: Homecoming Football Game: Illinois vs. Minnesota; Memorial Stadium
Tickets: Alumni leaders may request up to two complimentary tickets per registration (compliments of the UI Alumni Association). Additional tickets may be purchased at the Illinois Ticket Office.
October 27, 2016 - October 29, 2016
University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignUrbana, Illinois
UI Alumni Association
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