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Holland Alumni Conference


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Holland Alumni Conference

  1. 1. ITC Alumni Worldwide Alumni Network Forging Links, Forging friendships Jorien Terlouw November 2009
  2. 2. Where are we?
  3. 3. What are we? <ul><li>Specialised Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge field: geo-information science & earth observation </li></ul><ul><li>ITC’s core activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2010: Faculty of Twente University </li></ul>Photo: Gerard Kuster
  4. 4. <ul><li>Focus on tools, methods and applications in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Urban planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Land administration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disaster management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strengthening civil society </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Water management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Earth sciences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental management and biodiversity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Food security </li></ul></ul>Geo-information Science and Earth Observation
  5. 5. Courses <ul><li>Applied Earth Sciences (AES) </li></ul><ul><li>Geoinformatics (GFM) </li></ul><ul><li>Governance and Spatial Information Management (GSIM) </li></ul><ul><li>Land Administration (LA) </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Resources Management (NRM) </li></ul><ul><li>Urban Planning and Management (UPM) </li></ul><ul><li>Water Resources and Environmental Management (WREM) </li></ul><ul><li>More information: </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>More than 20,000 people from over 170 countries studied at ITC in the past 60 years. </li></ul><ul><li>ITC alumni, their organisations, and the institute itself, benefit from the extensive and powerful network, intensive contacts and on-going services offered. </li></ul>Worldwide network
  7. 7. Worldwide network <ul><li>Benefits for alumni </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lifelong learning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Better prospects on employment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Benefits for client organisations </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Better educated staff </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>improve capacity building </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Benefits for ITC </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing and market assessment in order to improve quality of courses </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Origin ITC Alumni 1950-2008
  9. 9. ITC Alumni Office <ul><li>Jorien Terlouw </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alumni Coordinator </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Saskia Tempelman </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Administrative support </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Within the Communication Department in cooperation with the Marketing and Scientific Departments </li></ul>
  10. 10. ITC Alumni Office <ul><li>The Alumni Office has the responsibility to coordinate the ITC alumni network in a sustainable way in order to be accessible to ITC, its partners, students and alumni. </li></ul>
  11. 11. ITC Alumni Office <ul><li>The main tasks of the Alumni Office: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Regular contact </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alumni Events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Awareness of the network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manage contact details </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Publications <ul><li>ITC News Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Alumni Update Newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>ITC website </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alumni pages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alumni who’s who </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email account </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Life-long learning <ul><li>Refresher courses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Staff members develop in cooperation with ITC and/or Netherlands Alumni Associations refresher courses </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Workshops/seminars </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Staff members give workshops or seminars during their stay abroad or while visiting a conference. </li></ul></ul>One day tutorial 2008, Sri Lanka
  14. 14. Life after ITC… <ul><li>ITC Alumni Associations (IAA) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>At the moment there are around 20 active ITC alumni associations. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Alumni Gatherings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wherever and whenever possible, ITC organises together with the IAAs meetings and receptions. </li></ul></ul>IAA Nepal Annual meet 2009
  15. 15. Other services <ul><li>Library </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Institute offers its alumni </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>access to ITC's extensive library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Diploma Transcripts </li></ul><ul><li>ITC alumni on LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ILWIS </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>After 60 years of existence, </li></ul><ul><li>a truly Worldwide Alumni Network! </li></ul>
  17. 17. T hank you for your attention! Jorien Terlouw or