Alumni relations: make it happen, Alpe-Adria Regional Conference

30. May 2019
Location: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Law


8.00 - 9.00

Morning coffee

8.30 - 9.00


9.00 - 9.10

Importance of alumni relations
prof. dr. Tanja Dmitrović, Vice Rector, University of Ljubljana

9.10 - 9.30

Best practice: Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
Nena Grceva, Alumni Relations, Head

9.30 - 9.50

Best practice: Ca` Foscari University of Venice, Italy
Christian Sottana, Alumni Relations, Vice President

9.50 - 10.10

Best practice: University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Barbara Baraga, University of Ljubljana Career Centres and Alumni Clubs Association

10.10 - 11.10

Best practice: Why Alumni Relations Matters (and how does Oxford do it?)
Christine Fairchild, University of Oxford Alumni Relations, director

11.10 - 11.30

Coffee break & Networking

11.30 - 12.30

Best practice: University of Ljubljana Alumni Clubs 

1. Hand in hand: Career services and alumni
prof. dr. Vesna Štemberger, Faculty of Education Alumni Club

2. How to reach more alumni
Mojca Bele, Faculty of Arts; Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology Alumni Club

3. Alumni events for everyone
prof. dr. Tomaž Marš, Faculty of Medicine Alumni Club

4. Alumni events with a twist
prof. dr. Matjaž Konvalinka, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics; Mathematics Alumni Club

5. Centuries of tradition 
Kristijan Kresnik, Faculty of Natural Science and Engineering; Department of Montanistics Alumni Club

12.30 - 12.40

Alumen, alumni, alumniji? Pravilna slovenska terminologija*
dr. Saška Štumberger, UL Filozofska fakulteta, Oddelek za slovenistiko
*Slovene terminology, in Slovene

12.30 -13.30

Lunch break

13.30 - 14.00

Food for thought: How to build a life lasting relationships?
prof. dr. Eva Boštjančič, University of Ljubljana Faculty of Arts, Dept. of Psychology

14.00 - 14.30

Through the eyes of Alumni: Biggest mistakes in alumni relations
dr. Noah Charney, bestselling author, University of Ljubljana Alumnus

14.30 - 14.45

World trends: Alumni Relations and Career Services are Merging
Daniel Blog, Graduway

14.45 -15.45

Panel: Can we import alumni relations practices from English speaking countries? 

Barbara Baraga, University of Ljubljana
Christine Fairchild, University of Oxford
Christian Sottana, Ca` Foscari University of Venice

15.45 - 16.00

Farewell drink



Faculty of Law established in 1919, is one of the founding faculties of the University of Ljubljana and the largest law faculty in Slovenia. 

Its mission is to provide its students with the best possible legal education so as to prepare them for all the traditional legal professions. The Faculty boasts a large teaching staff working in nine departments, six further associated research institutes and the most extensive law library in the region. In addition to educating excellent legal experts, the Faculty of Law is committed to the development of legal science and law in Slovenia. 


parking garage Kapitelj and public parking Petkovškovo nabrežje is available nearby.