09.00 – 10:00      Pre-event Optional Workshop – Introduction to Newcastle University Careers Service, King’s Gate, L1.26.

09.30      Registration Tea and Coffee

10.30      Welcome

Aims and objectives of the Global Career Services Summit
Icebreaker and exchange of gifts
Elevator pitches by our six sponsors
Introduction to the poster exhibition and competition

12.00      Lunch

12.45      What are the hot topics faced by Global Careers Services?

This session will provide feedback from delegates who completed our pre-event questionnaire, providing a picture of issues faced by Careers Services around the world.  

13.15      Table Discussions: How do these hot topics resonate, and which are most relevant to your Careers Service and institution?

14.00      Tea and Coffee

14.45      What businesses require of our graduates

Employer Panel, hosted by Stephen Isherwood (Chief Executive of the Institute of Student Employers, UK)

Stephen will be joined by a panel of global recruiters to discuss their views on issues faced by recruiters, Careers Services and graduates, in the modern world of work:

Dan Black (EY)
David Ong (Maximus)
Marie Artim (Enterprise Holdings)
Dawn Carter (Intuit)
Zandile Nkhata (Investec Bank)
Graham Thompsett (Jaguar Land Rover)

15.45    Keynote Theme 1 – Trends in employer and university relationships

Following on from the employer panel, this session will provide an opportunity for delegates to discuss the issues raised in the panel, and what these mean in our institutions.

16.50       Closing remarks

This session will include information about the evening activity at the Biscuit Factory, and a preview of Day Two.

17.00       Close

Please note: This programme is subject to change.