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Florida International University will host the first-ever virtual Forum of Florida Alumni Associations (FFAA) conference on January 7-8, 2021. Professionals from alumni relations programs throughout the state are invited to attend. We encourage you to share this event with your colleagues at your institution. This year’s theme is “Pivot. Resilience. Engagement: Navigating Alumni Relations in 2021.” Over the course of two days, you’ll hear from experts weighing in on:
• The “state of the union” for Alumni Relations and Advancement
• The COVID disruption in Higher Education
• Realigning our value propositions
• Leadership resiliency for alumni relations leaders
• Successes from the field
• And more!

Registration for the conference has now closed.

Please join us directly on Thursday, January 6 at 1 p.m. by clicking here.

Pivot. Resilience. Engagement: Navigating Alumni Relations in 2021

  • Speakers and Colleagues

    Network and connect with fellow alumni relations professionals.

  • Virtual Conference

    100% free virtual conference – reserve your spot today!

Thursday, January 7, 2021

1:00pm: Welcome to FFAA and FIU

1:15pm: Dr. Jenna Dell, Director of Research Advisory Services, Education Advisory Board (EAB)
The state of alumni relations and advancement, COVID disruption in Higher Education, and realigning our value propositions.

2:30pm: Dr. Mark B. Rosenberg, President, FIU
The Shape of Things to Come

3:00pm: 10 minute break

3:10pm: George Corton, FIU Chief Development Officer
Why resiliency matters in our work: a testimony

3:40pm: Dr. Shanequa Fleming
Building resiliency in your organization

5:00pm: Interactive Social with Deedre Daniel
Interesting Conversation Interactive Activity

Friday, January 8, 2021

8:30am: Mindfulness Morning Session (Optional)

9:00am: Howard R. Lipman, CEO of the FIU Foundation
CEO Chat

9:45am: 10 minute break

9:55am: Stinghouse
2021: The Communications Opportunity of a Lifetime

12:00pm: Optional Brown Bag Lunch for State University System professionals