KDR IT Summit Nov 21 2008


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These were the slides discussed at the KDR IT Summit on November 21, 2008.

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KDR IT Summit Nov 21 2008

  1. 1. Kappa Delta Rho IT Summit Brotherhood and Business across Indiana and around the World Teleconference # (888) 855-0277 x3734910610
  2. 2. Today’s Agenda <ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Review Purpose of Today’s meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Review some facts around the National Fraternity and Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Any updates from any undergraduate chapters </li></ul><ul><li>Any updates from the Technology Industry </li></ul><ul><li>Brotherhood activities </li></ul>
  3. 3. Purpose of Today’s Meeting <ul><li>Setup as two overlapping meetings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Connect Alums and Actives in Central Indiana </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connect Alums and Actives with interest in IT </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Meet each other </li></ul><ul><li>Figure out what we are trying to do in the larger effort </li></ul><ul><li>Review how we have gotten here </li></ul><ul><li>Figure out who is interested </li></ul><ul><li>Layout communication and coordination plans </li></ul><ul><li>Layout some goals </li></ul><ul><li>Layout next steps and set next meeting dates and times </li></ul>
  4. 4. How did we get here? <ul><li>National Fraternity strategy to reconnect to Brothers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Foundation Focus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Newsletter “Quill & Scroll” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Formal initiatives </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hitting “critical mass” of Alums </li></ul><ul><li>Career model of internships,mentoring and recruitment of talent </li></ul>
  5. 5. Fraternity Update <ul><li>Unofficial message </li></ul><ul><li>Fraternity is growing and National Office is getting better organized </li></ul><ul><li>Fraternity Board’s focus is on growing chapters </li></ul><ul><li>Foundation’s focus is on Centennial Recognition Program and reconnecting with Alumni </li></ul><ul><li>Successful Convention at Toledo in 2008 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pi Alpha’s 25 th anniversary </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. What are we trying to do <ul><li>Reconnect local alumni back to active chapters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alums to provide mentoring & knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Actives to provide talent and labor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get both groups involved in National Organizations – Foundation and Fraternity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Connect alumni and actives that have a career interest in IT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do business with each other </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create greater value through lifetime membership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discover and Leverage relationships that have already been built </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Strategies to Connect <ul><li>Use technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>KDR webpage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LinkedIn group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook group’s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Listserv or other ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ongoing regular meeting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monthly set time that people can block on schedule? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have set Agenda with updates but time for members to present ideas or companies? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Involve National Office as much as we want to… </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Next Steps <ul><li>Next Meeting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 nd Thursday of the Month starting Jan 8 th </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4-5:30 with social time afterwards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Setup a more formal presentation meeting once a quarter (first to be held Feb 12 th ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss a particular IT topic or company </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publish Minutes and notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spread the word </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who else should we get involved? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Undergrads, alums, National </li></ul></ul></ul>