Registration Eight WUJA Congress 2013


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The 8th World Union of Jesuit Alumni Congress (WUJA) will be held Medelline, Colombia (South America) between 14th to 18th August 2013

Venue: San Ignacio School, Medellin - Colombia
Calle 48 N° 68 - 98

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Registration Eight WUJA Congress 2013

  1. 1. WUJA Registration Congress ¿What is WUJA? The World Union of Jesuit Alumni (WUJA) was founded in Bilbao, Spain on the 31st of July of 1956 with the occasion of the IV Centenary of the death of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. In that occasion it was elaborated the “Carta Magna” that was approved later by the General of the Society of Jesus. History of the WUJA Congresses• July to December 2012: 250 USD WUJA has realized seven worldwide Congresses:• During the year 2013 till the time of the event: 300 USD 1956 Bilbao, Spain.Registration includes admission and participation in all activities consolidated in the 1967 Rome, Italy.academic program: Lectures, Welcome Cocktail, Dinner of Honor Tour Medellin Tour ASIA 1986 Versailles, France.Ignaciana Social Work, lunches, coffee breaks, proceedings, bag, pen, book notes and 1991 Bilbao, Loyola.certificate. 1997 Sydney, Australia. 2003 Kolkata, India.To ASIAS in the world to enroll more than 20 participants it would receive a 10% commission. 2009 Bujumbura, Burundi in Africa.For accompanying persons will have a special program of visits to different parts of Medellin,the investment value is $150 for registrations and payments during the year 2012 and $ 200 According to the statutes of the World Union, the World Congresses must befor registration and payment in 2013. rotated to be held in the different continents. The 8th Congress was designated to be hosted in Latin America. In a meeting of the Confederation of ASIA Latin Ameri- www.extrategiapublicidad.comFor those attending the Eighth WUJA Congress will be provided an emergency service provid-ing: Assist Card, Axa Assitance, Blue Cross / Blue Shield, Euro-Center (DKV), Assa insurance ca held in Mexico in November 2008 it was decided that the 8th World Congressor European. If you do not have coverage for emergency assistance, you are likely to be paid would be organized by the Colombian Federation at the city of Medellin. In 2013.directly to the hospital and once back to your country, you request the refund. This will be the first time that such an event is hosted in our continent. This decision was presented and approved by WUJA at the 7th Congress held in Bujum- bura, Burundi in 2009. The 9th WUJA Congress will have The United States as its For more information about Registration you can go to host. <<Diseño><Producción>> or write to e-mail: August 14th to 18th · 2013 It is an extraordinary moment of encounter Follow Also in Wuja2013 @Wuja2013 EPM Library Explora Park Library Park España Wizard Park Communications Eighth WUJA Congress Contact: Phone: (57-1) 230 25 23 Calle 48 No. 68-98 Medellin-Colombia Organize Support ASIA Ignaciana - ASIA Federation Colombia Logistics Operator • Panoramic of San Ignacio de Loyola School. congress venue
  2. 2. Spaces open Preliminary The for discussion Speakers Program Organizers and knowledge. Preliminary Program, subject to change PlaceASIA Ignaciana Father Adolfo Nicolas S.J. Father Nicolas is the Superior General of the Society of Jesus. He is based San Ignacio School, Medellin - Colombia Calle 48 N° 68 - 98 in Rome at the Curia Generalis Fr. Nicolas was born in Villamuriel del Cerrato, Spain. He replaced Father Peter Hans Kolvenbach SJ. Fr. Nicolas is an expert in Theology with a specialization in Semiology. He spent a large part of his career as a Jesuit in Asia, mainly in Japan where he was appointed as Wednesday 14 August Afternoon: Reception and registration of participants. Provincial for the region and he worked hard for the benefit of the immigrants. He is 19:30 to 22:00 Welcome Cocktail at the San Ignacio School.The Jesuit Alumni Association in Medellin has been working since 56 years ago to give back charismatic, affable and an easy going the society, through different projects, the education and formation received from theSociety of Jesus at the San Ignacio de Loyola School. ASIA Ignaciana was legally instituted in Chris Lowney1956, but only until 1960 it started to materialize its commitment with the Medellin communi- Chris Lowney left the Society of Jesus a Friday in 1983 and started a new life Thursday 15 Augustty. Our Alumni Association is currently working in two different fronts: Alumni Services and on Monday as at J. P. Morgan & Co executive. He worked there for 17 years 8:30 to 10:00 Holy mass presided by Father Adolfo Nicolas SJ, Prepositus Generalis andthe projection of its members through social work, leading projects that support the education as an administrative director and member of the Administrative Committee Father Francisco De Roux SJ, Provincial for Colombia, in charge of the homily.and integral formation of underprivileged children, youth and adults in the North part of the in New York, Tokyo, Singapore and London. Chris is author of several 10:00 to 12:00 Colombian Coffee and Presentation of the different administration books and he wrote a very successful one: “Leadership Jesuit style” with more 12:00 to 13:30 Lunch at San Ignacio School. than 35.000 copies sold in Latin America. Mr. Lowney actually lives in New York where he is a 13:30 to 15:00 “The role of Jesuit Alumni/ae in the work of the Society of Jesus in today’s The central theme of the 8th Congress is: “Jesuit Education and Social Responsibility, how consultant for the Catholic Medical Mission Board. He is a renowned speaker on the topics of world, how could we serve? Fr. Adolfo Nicolas SJ.Colombian ASIA Federation can we serve?” This motto combines our Jesuit Education with our aim to serve the most leadership and ethics in business. He has given several lectures in the USA, Peru, Philippines, 15:00 to 16:00 Colombian Coffee and visit to the exhibitions. needed in our societies through our Social responsibilities. It is a challenging theme that Mexico, Venezuela, Indonesia, Brazil, Colombia and Spain, among other countries. 16:00 to 17:30 Group Discussions. pushes us to ask ourselves what we should do to better serve our societies. As Jesuit alumni we should follow San Ignatius teaching: “In all to love and serve”. José Antonio Ocampo The Alumni of the educational institutions of the Society of Jesus have, without doubt, a great After his primary and secondary studies at the Jesuit, Berchmanns School Friday 16 August in Cali (Colombia), he went to the University of Notre Dame where he 8:30 to 9:00. Prayer and summary of day one. Fr. William Currie SJ, WUJA Counselor. worldwide leadership through the quality and the high level of education received, which has received his titles as Economist and Sociology in 1972. In 1976 he 9:00 to 10:30 Leadership and Jesuit Education as tools for Social Responsibility. Mr. Chris a strong inclination towards the social commitment with the aim to be more to serve better. became a Doctor in Economy from the University of Yale at the age of 23 Lowney. years old. Jose Antonio was Minister of Agriculture and Minister of Economy in Colombia; 10:30 to 11:00 Colombian Coffee and visit to the Exhibitions.ASIA is the abbreviation that distinguishes the different Alumni Associations of the Jesuit The leadership of the Jesuit Alumni has a greater meaning if it is proven through the Social he was also the Director of the national Planning Department during several years. He was 11:00 to 12:30. Economic and Social Reality of Latin America, how could we contribute? Mr.Educational Institutions. The Colombian Federation was founded in 1959. Following are the Responsibility, that goes beyond philanthropy, which must be the base for a sustainable the Director General of the Latin American Economic Commission CEPAL. Mr. Ocampo is Jose Antonio Ocampo.Alumni Associations that integrates the Federation: development understanding that the economic growth and productivity are linked to the one of the most prestigious Latin American Economists. He actually is a professor of the 12:30 to 14:00 Lunch at San Ignacio School. quality of life and the survival of economically sound and profitable enterprises with environ- Columbia University in the US. He was a candidate to head the World Bank recently. 14:00 to 18:00 Visit of the Social Works of ASIA Ignaciana and tour of the city. Bogotá: San Bartolome La Merced, San Manizales: San Luis Gonzaga. mental awareness and a strong commitment with the social development of our communities. 18:00 Free time to visit Medellin at night. Bartolome Mayor y Santa Luisa, y Barranquilla: San José. We will offer the delegations of the different countries attending the 8th WUJA Congress, Universidad Javeriana. Bucaramanga: San Pedro Claver. stands to exhibit their social work and to display the different activities through photographs, Gunter Pauli Cali: San Juan Berchmans. Medellín: San Ignacio de Loyola. videos, posters. Etc. The delegations are invited to bring material to give to the fellow alumni. He was born in Antwerp, Belgium in 1956. He graduated from the Pasto: San Francisco Javier. We will offer simultaneous translation of the lectures into Spanish, English and French. University of Loyola in Belgium as an Economist. He also obtained a Saturday 17 August master’s Degree at INSEAD in France. In his multiple activities as an 8:30 to 9:00. Prayer and summary of day two. Fr. Jose Alberto mesa, Secretary for Secondary The invitation is that all the Alumni Associations in the world be prepared to meet in Medellin, entrepreneur he has worked in different fields such as cultural, Education at the Society of Jesus. Colombia and present their social and alumni work to others to enrich our Jesuit Alumni businesses, politics and environment. He was the founder and director of ZERI (Zero 9:00 to 10:30 Economic systems based on ecosystems of social benefit. Gunter Pauli.¿Why we chose Medellin? Community. Emissions Research Initiative) of the University of the United Nations in Tokyo redesigning 10:30 to 11:00 Colombian Coffee and visit to the exhibitions. production processes to develop non contaminant industries. The foundation works in 11:00 a 12:30 Jesuit education in Africa and Social responsibility. Augustin Kalubi SJ. Medellin is the second largest city of several countries, including Colombia. At the present he lives in Cape Town, South Africa, 12:30 to 14:00 Lunch served at the School. Colombia with some three million he is fluent in six languages. 14:00 to 15:30. Conference by a speaker from India. To be announced later. inhabitants. Medellin has been the cradle 15:30 to 16:30 Colombian Coffee and visit of the exhibitions. for the development of the industry in Augustin Kalubi S.J. 16:30 to 18:00 Group Discussions. Colombia with a vigorous and innovative Born in Belgium Congo, he studied in a Jesuit school there where he 18:30 to 22:00 Cultural Act, Colombian Folklore. leading class that has made Medellin a graduated. He entered the Society of Jesus in Congo after the completion of prosperous and modern city. Medellin is his Secondary studies. He works today at the Central Africa province of the the “City of the everlasting spring” with a Society. He is an expert in Jesuit Education. He has been the rector and warm climate that makes it one of the principal of different Jesuit Schools in Africa and he is recognized as an Sunday 18 August most hospitable and friendly cities in the international speaker in the field. He is the Jesuit education delegate for the Central province. 8:30 to 9:00. Prayer and summary of Day three. Mr. Thomas Bausch, WUJA President. country. 9:00 to 10:30. Social Responsibility and the service to others. MR. Carlos Raul Yepes Colombia. Fabio Tobón Londoño José Diego Saldarriaga Carlos Raúl Yepes 10:30 to 11:00 Colombian Coffee and visit of the exhibitions. President Cordinator He is an alumnus of the San Ignacio de Loyola School in Medellin. Carlos 11:00 to 12:30 Conclusions and closing of the Congress. World Congress 2013 World Congress Committee 2013 Raul is a Lawyer, specialized in Businesses lawns. Today he is the 12:00 to 14:30 Lunch, visit of the exhibitions and farewell. President of Bancolombia, the largest and most powerful private bank in the country. He has a very Ignatian spirit and he has been recognized for the humanization of banking services In Colombia. He has a strong commitment with Social responsibility as a generator of richness in the social field.