Volunteer Leadership Summit

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Volunteer Leadership Summit

With the Big Ideas Symposium

Friday, October 18, 2019
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Our biennial summit is an opportunity for volunteer leaders to network and share information while establishing a common foundation of knowledge about UC Davis today and its future. Topics will be shared through interactive presentations, panel discussions and facilitated conversations. The summit will feature a morning symposium on the Big Ideas. We hope to see you here!

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Agenda

8:15 - 9 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast
UC Davis Conference Center
Check-in to receive your program materials, enjoy breakfast and network with fellow participants.

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Big Ideas Symposium 

This interactive university-wide symposium will feature new and existing Big Ideas in a fun, fast-paced format. Participants will have an opportunity to meet faculty innovators and provide important feedback on initiatives that will help to shape the future of UC Davis.
Guests welcome to attend.

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

Volunteer Leadership Luncheon
Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center

Enjoy lunch and network with fellow volunteer leaders.
Late check-in available to receive your program materials.

1:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Volunteer Leadership Summit
UC Davis Conference Center

Breakout Sessions to include:

  • Capital Projects in the Campaign
  • UC Davis by the Numbers: Financials at a Glance
  • Advancing Health Worldwide: The Future of Research and Discovery
  • More than Cash: A Planned Giving Strategy for Any Donor
  • A Roadmap to Outreach and Relationship Building
  • Shaping the Conversation: Talking Points for Success

5:30 p.m.
Volunteer Appreciation Reception
Conference Center Patio

Guests welcome to attend.

Dress: Business casual

Questions or inquiries, contact Kristen Tinson, director of volunteer engagement at (530) 754-2092 or kgtinson@ucdavis.edu.


Directions and Parking

Directions from Sacramento and Bay Area: Get on Interstate 80 and take the exit titled UC Davis. Turn right on Old Davis Road if you exit coming from Sacramento. Turn left on Old Davis Road if you exit coming from San Francisco. Continue on Old Davis Road and make your first right on to Hilgard Lane. Enter the parking garage on your left and stay in the far right lanes.

Directions from Woodland: Get on Interstate 80 and take the exit titled UC Davis. Turn left on Old Davis Road. Continue on Old Davis Road and make your first right on to Hilgard Lane. Enter the parking garage on your left and stay in the far right lanes.

Parking: Parking for the Volunteer Leadership Summit will be available at the Gateway Parking Structure, across the street from the Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center and the UC Davis Conference Center. Complimentary parking permits can be obtained from the parking attendant from 8:15 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., if needed.


Lodging

Hyatt Place (located next to the UC Davis Conference Center)
173 Old Davis Road Extension
Davis, California, USA, 95616
530-756-9500

A block of rooms is being held for conference participants under the name “UC Davis Volunteer Leaders” for Wednesday, October 16 through Saturday, October 19 at the following rate: $184/night for either a standard double queen or standard king room. Guests can call the hotel directly at 530-756-9500 or click here to make a reservation. Cut-off date: September 18, 2019 – rooms and rates will be offered on a space and rate availability basis after this date.

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