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Michelle Ong
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For Immediate Release
April 9, 2015

Educational Leaders, Practitioners Worldwide Gather for CASE Advancement Event in Singapore

SINGAPORE—Insights into giving across borders and cultures will be one of the leading topics of discussion at the CASE Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference 2015, which takes place 14-17 April in Singapore.

Additional topics include developing an integrated communications plan, establishing an effective alumni engagement approach and building a successful donor-focused, relationship-based fundraising strategy.

This signature conference is designed for professionals who work at educational institutions in alumni relations, advancement services, communications, fundraising and marketing. It features a Schools Program for K-12 independent and international schools, a Leadership Forum for senior academic and advancement leaders, 40 tracks and roundtable discussions. There will also be an inter-disciplinary track with special highlights on the Asia-Pacific context.

More than 350 participants are expected at the conference, which features a notable line-up of advancement experts and education leaders from across the globe. CASE President Sue Cunningham will address the conference and introduce an opening plenary by Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington, deputy vice-chancellor, the Australian National University, on setting ambitious and attainable fundraising goals. Adrian Sargeant, professor of fundraising and director of the Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy, Plymouth University, is the keynote speaker for the closing plenary on integrating development across an institution.

In addition, the prestigious CASE Asia-Pacific Leadership Award will be presented to Professor Lap-Chee Tsui, former president and vice-chancellor of the University of Hong Kong, for his efforts to promote and support education and institutional advancement as head of one of the region's leading institutions.

This is the eighth year for the conference, which serves as a forum for professionals worldwide to gather and share knowledge and expertise in advancement issues.

About CASE

CASE believes in advancing education to transform lives and society. As a global nonprofit membership association of educational institutions, CASE helps develop the communities of professional practice that build institutional resilience and success in challenging times. The communities include staff engaged in alumni relations, fundraising, marketing, student recruitment, stakeholder engagement, crisis communications and government relations. CASE is volunteer-led and uses the intellectual capital of senior practitioners to build capacity and capability across the world.

CASE has offices in Washington, D.C., London, Singapore and Mexico City. Member institutions include more than 3,700 colleges and universities, primary and secondary independent and international schools, and nonprofit organizations in 82 countries. CASE serves nearly 88,000 practitioners. For more information about CASE, please visit www.case.org.