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Alumni Volunteer Summit is a two-day conference that brings together current and prospective Queen’s volunteers for professional development and networking. Whether you volunteer with a Queen's University Alumni Association Branch or Board of Directors, help to coordinate your class reunion, volunteer with your faculty or sit on University Council, this conference is for you.
If you're new to volunteering, this annual event is an ideal way to meet and learn from other experienced volunteers and volunteer leaders.
Attendees can expect to learn transferable skills that can be applied to their own work, both as volunteers and in their respective career fields. Attendees will also receive a certificate of completion.
There will be a focus at this year’s summit on volunteer recruitment and development, volunteer succession planning, and learning about the goals and priorities of Queen’s volunteer organizations. Featured speakers include Bhavana Varma of the Kingston United Way, Paul Juniper of the Queen’s Industrial Relations Centre, and Scott Carson, professor of strategy at the Queen’s School of Business.
There is also an opportunity to network with other alumni and school administrators.
At the Donald Gordon Conference Centre in Kingston, Ontario. Delegates will have the opportunity to book accommodation at the DGC for an additional fee when they register.
The cost for this conference opportunity is $60 for both days which includes informative workshops and professional speakers, invaluable networking opportunities, lunches, breakfast, snacks, parking, shuttle service to campus, all-day coffee, registration material and all facility amenities. This price does NOT include accommodation. If delegates wish to stay at the Donald Gordon Centre, additional fees will apply.
Yes, the centre is fully accessible.
The Donald Gordon Centre includes parking for all residents and conference attendees.
Dress for the conference portion of the weekend is business casual. If you plan to attend the Alumni Awards Gala on Saturday evening, please be advised that this is a black-tie event.
Voting members for Alumni Assembly (as defined in the QUAA Constitution & Bylaws, section 6.2.2) are eligible for travel reimbursement as outlined in the Travel Subsidy Policy for AVS. Please contact Nikki Remillard at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or for more information.
Grad Bash is an annual celebration for graduating students hosted by the Queen's University Alumni Association. The vision of GradBash 2014 is to successfully educate the graduating class about the power of their alumni network, demonstrating the benefits of being informed, involved, and ultimately invested alumni.
Please stay tuned for updates on how you can get involved as an alumni representative.
Information on visiting the many campus services and dining facilities can be found at http://www.queensu.ca/discover/visit.
Depending on your pace, it will likely take between 15 - 20 minutes to walk from the DGC to main campus. Shuttle transportation to and from campus for AVS attendees on Friday afternoon will be provided by:
Please visit http://www.queensu.ca/campusmap/ to view and print an interactive copy of the main Queen's campus map.
Within the last few years, Market Square has been completely redone, a new large-venue entertainment centre has been built (the K-Rock Centre), and Jack Astor’s opened at Brock and King Street featuring a rooftop patio.The S&R department store has been turned into commercial and retail space, with a Milestone’s restaurant, pet supply store, and Marble Slab Creamery on the ground floor. There are also many new stores and restaurants along Princess Street.
Visit http://tourism.kingstoncanada.com for the most up-to-date information and "happenings" in the Limestone City.
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