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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.
Focused on succession planning, organizationaland leadership development, this year’s conference will feature keynote speakers Dr. Douglas Reid and Dr. Julian Barling from Queen’s School of Business, Queen’s Women’s Rugby Head Coach, Beth Barz, and Queen’s Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Daniel Woolf.
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, all-day coffee, registration material and all facility amenities. *NEW THIS YEAR: Price includes Friday dinner at the DGC Coach House Pub.*
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 2015 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.
All graduates of Queen’s University are members of the Queen’s University Alumni Association. The Association is headed-up by a volunteer Board of Directors, responsible for establishing priorities and policies that further the mission of the Association and advances the strategic priorities of the Association.
The QUAA Annual General Meeting (AGM) at AVS is an opportunity for the Board of Directors to provide an update on the year’s activities and priorities for the upcoming year, officially install the new Board of Directors, and to solicit feedback. All alumni are welcome (and encouraged!) to attend the AGM. However, voting privileges are reserved for the following groups: Branch Presidents (or designates), QUAA Board Members, appointed members of University Council and Senate, current Student Leaders (AMS, SGPS, QSAA) and the Principal of Queen’s University (or designate). Please refer to the QUAA Constitution & Bylaws for additional information on the AGM and structure of the QUAA Board of Directors.
For more information on the QUAA, click here to read a message from QUAA President, George M. Jackson.
Depending on your pace, it will likely take between 15 - 20 minutes to walk from the DGC to main campus.
Yes, we have scheduled flex time on Friday afternoon from 3 - 5 pm, when delegates are welcome to attend Grad Bash, explore campus, visit the Campus Bookstore and/ or visit the Agnes Etherington Art Centre (admission is free for AVS attendees).
Please visit http://www.queensu.ca/campusmap/ to view and print an interactive copy of the main Queen's campus map.
Information on visiting the many campus services and dining facilities can be found at http://www.queensu.ca/discover/visit.
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.
Visit the Queen's Alumni Volunteer Opportunities Directory to apply for volunteer positions, submit your general volunteer interests, and access tools & resources to further your volunteer career. The Volunteer Opportunities Directory Learning Library also includes full session content (including power point presentations) from Alumni Volunteer Summit 2014.
Please contact Jess Koehn at email@example.com or 1-800-267-7837.