Senior Advancement Leaders’ Summit

Sommet des hauts dirigeants de l’advancement institutionnel

Tuesday January 15, 2019
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. EDT

Campbell Conference Facility
Munk School of Global Affairs
University of Toronto
1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON

Registration Fees:
Member: $429
Potential member: $529


Gold Sponsor:

Industrial Alliance


For more information and to register for this summit contact Mark Hazlet at


Tuesday January 15, 2019

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Registration & Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Welcome with
Mark Hazlett, Executive Director, CCAE

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

How To Manage Leadership Transitions Over A Major Campaign Period
David Palmer, Vice-President Advancement, University of Toronto
Gillian Morrison, Assistant Vice-President, University Development, University of Toronto

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

International Strategies For Advancement/Alumni Work With A Focus On Hong Kong And China
Jeff Todd, Executive Director & Associate Vice President, alumni UBC, University of British Columbia 
Alexis von Busekist, Principal Director Development (Global), INSEAD
Rick A Davis, Vice President, Alumni Relations and Annual Giving, Northeastern University

12:00 p.m. – 13:30 p.m.

Lunch – with roundtable/open discussions

13:30 p.m. – 13:40 p.m


13:40 p.m. – 15:00 p.m.

Key Performance Indicators For Individual Staff And Overall Advancement Operations Levels
Karen Bertrand, Vice Principal Advancement, Queen’s University
Leigh Kalin, Executive Director, Development & Campaign, Queen’s University
Tim Wowk, Associate Director, Prospect Research, Queen’s University

15:00 p.m. – 15:30 p.m.

Open Floor

15:30 p.m.

Summit Closes


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