NetworkingMeet new friends and get to really know your colleagues. Sharpen your skills, discuss fresh perspectives with your peers and benchmark your own work against the very best in Europe.

Breakfast Round Table


Come together to share ideas, solve mutual problems and build the professional networks that will help develop Europe's schools, colleges, universities and cultural bodies. Develop relationships, contacts and networks with professional peers and businesses from across Europe and the world.

Whether you're an early career professional or an experienced leader, the CASE Europe Annual Conference is the place to meet and talk to like-minded professionals.

In Birmingham, we will continue on the success of last year's Annual Conference in Brussels which saw delegates from 39 countries coming together to take advantage of all the networking opportunities,

Newcomers' Fast Track (Monday 28 August to Tuesday 29 August 2017)
‘The Newcomers Fast-Track is aimed at marketing, communications, alumni relations and fundraising colleagues who are new to the HE sector, with a focus on (but not exclusively for) colleagues early in their careers. The programme will offer insights into the world of HE, give a useful introduction to CASE and how to make the most of the conference as well as provide opportunities to meet and build lasting relationships with peers and senior colleagues from across the European HE sector.

Directors' Forum (Tuesday 29 August 2017)
Exclusively for directors of advancement, development, marketing, communications, fundraising, alumni relations and external relations, this high-level forum is an excellent opportunity to meet and exchange experiences with peers and discover innovation and best practice in the sector. The Directors' Forum will take place on Tuesday morning prior to the main conference opening plenary.

Welcome Reception (Tuesday 29 August 2017)
Meet and mingle with delegates and speakers at the Town Hall, Birmingham.

Awards Plenary and Reception (Wednesday 30 August 2017)
We will be celebrating award winners and their work at an Awards Plenary from 16:30, followed by a reception, providing attendees with an opportunity to discuss award winning projects with the creators. Winning entries will be showcased in the Exhibition Hall on Thursday.

Breakfast Round Tables (Wednesday 30 August to Thursday 31 August 2017)
Grab a coffee, a pastry and start your day bright and early with your fellow delegates looking to discuss and debate the burning issues at our informal breakfast roundtable sessions.

Gala Dinner (Thursday 31 August 2017)
Celebrate a week of intense learning, networking and socialising at the Gala Dinner, a night of food, wine and entertainment. 


With thanks to the sponsors of the conference:



UCAS Media




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Picklejar Communications



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