Program and Daily Schedule

Sunday, September 23

Registration and Check-In | Old Common Room Ante Room | 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Opening Reception | Fellows Garden | 5:30 pm

Welcome & Introductions | Old Common Room Ante Room | 6:30 pm

Opening Dinner | Great Hall | 7:00 pm

Coffee Social | Old Common Room Ante Room | 8:00 pm


Monday, September 24

Breakfast | Great Hall | 8:00 am

Opening Presentations by Each Delegation | Lecture Room | 9:00 am

Overview of institution, structure of development and alumni relations, and case example of a challenge or innovation

Tea Break | 10:15 am

Opening Presentations (cont’d) | Lecture Room | 10:30 am

Lunch | Great Hall | Noon

Session 1: “Alumni Relations Strategies” | 1:00 pm

  • Presidents  | Old Common Room
  • Senior Administrators | Lecture Room
  • Presidential Spouses | Old Common Room Ante Room

Tea Break | 2:15 pm

Session 2: “Conversation with Oxford Development and Alumni Executives”: Liesl Elder, Chief Development Officer, and Clare Monaghan, Deputy Director of Alumni Relations, University of Oxford | Bahari Room, Weston Library on Broad Street | 3:00 pm

Break | 5:00 pm

Dinner | Great Hall 6:30 pm


Tuesday, September 25

Breakfast | Great Hall | 8:00 am

Session 3: “Innovations in Development” | 9:00 am

  • Presidents and Senior Administrators | Old Common Room
  • Presidential Spouses | Old Common Room Ante Room

Tea Break | 10:30 am

Session 3: (Cont’d) | 10:45 am

Depart for Randolph Hotel | 12:15 pm

Lunch and Afternoon | Tea Randolph Hotel | 12:30 pm

Campus Tour, Oxford’s Notable Alumni | 1:45 pm

Session 4: “Conversation with Richard Norman, Fellow & Development Director, Balliol College, University of Oxford” |Lecture Room | 3:45 pm

Free Time | 5:00 pm

Evensong (optional) | Christ Church Cathedral | 6:00 pm

Dinner | On Your Own


Wednesday, September 26

Breakfast | Great Hall | 8:00 am

Session 5: “Strategies for Engaging Parents and Students” | 9:00 am

  • Senior Administrators | Lecture Room
  • Presidents | Old Common Room
  • Presidential Spouses | Old Common Room Ante Room

Tea Break | 10:15 am

Session 5: (Cont’d) | 10:30 am

  • All Delegates | Lecture Hall
  • Opportunities for Future Collaboration | 11:30 pm
  • All Delegates | Lecture Hall

Conclave Adjourns | 12:00 pm

Lunch (optional) | Great Hall | 12:00 pm