Pre-conference event

Should I go or should I stay?

It is free of charge to participate in the pre-conference event. However, due to safety issues at the UN city, registration is mandatory for all participants. To enrol please contact DDRN secretary, Lucy Gregersen (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)



15.00 - 15.10  Welcome, by Ransom Lekunze, DDRN

15.10 - 15.25  Round of presentation of participants

15.25 - 15.55  The case for an alumni network 'South Professionals Network' in Denmark: Brain drain - capacity building - brain circulation, by Arne Wangel, DDRN

15.55 - 16.10  Coffee break

16.10 - 16.40  The plans for a network for master students and researchers associated with Danida Fellowship Centre (DFC), by Anne Christensen, DFC

16.40 - 17.00  Options for students assignments/theses and research activity to explore the case for an alumni network:

  • Discussing concepts and analytical framework in the study of alumni networks
  • Reviewing the experiences of South alumni network in selected countries
  • Documenting selected South student case stories
  • Analysing stakeholders to be involved in a DK based alumni network
  • Assessing needs for functionalities of an alumni network
  • Strategizing the implementation on an DK based alumni network
  • ……..
  • Introduced by Søren Jeppesen, Ransom Lekunze and Arne Wangel


17.00 - 17.30  Informal networking