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Oxford Saïd Alumni Reunion Weekend

21 - 23 September 2018

We are delighted to welcome Oxford Saïd alumni and guests to the 2018 Oxford Saïd Alumni Reunion. 

Questions? Email us at alumni@sbs.ox.ac.uk

Weekend Planner

Details will appear here as they are confirmed. Please check back as details and times may change.  For useful information on accomodation, childcare and other FAQs, please follow this link.  If you have an enquiry about the OBA Reunion 2018, please contact alumni@sbs.ox.ac.uk

Friday 21 September 2018

18:30 – 23:00

Opening Night

Opening Night Party
Saïd Business School marquee and gardens

This year’s Reunion Weekend will open with a party in the School gardens where alumni returning from across the world make this party their meeting point for the weekend. Read more...


Saturday 22 September 2018

Saturday Morning

Class Activities

Class activities
Saïd Business School

This time is set aside for class-owned activities. 

There will be informal games and activities in the School garden for anyone feeling energetic and families in particular are very welcome.


Saturday Afternoon

12.30 - 1.30 Lunch
Saïd Business School

2 - 4pm Academic Afternoon - Parallel sessions

2.15pm: Women in Business - Changing Corporate Culture
Chaired by Kathy Harvey,  Associate Dean for Executive Degrees, Michael Smets, Associate Professor in Management and Organisational Studies,  Rebecca Weston (EMBA 9), Enterprise Director at Sellafield Ltd, and Emily Lawson (MBA 1997), National Director - Transformation and Corporate Operations at the NHS, will participate in a lively panel centred around recent research by our faculty 'Claiming the corner office: Female CEOs and implications for leadership development

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2pm: Tech for Impact
Peter Drobac, the new Skoll Centre Director, will introduce the session and his vision for the Centre.

What opportunities for impact have new technologies created? What are the perils? Join the Skoll Centre for a session on the promise and pitfalls of technology for impact. Hear from faculty, Oxford Saïd alumni, and others about their work in the space during a series of rapid TED style talks. We will explore ways in which our speakers are harnessing technologies to solve key challenges and discuss how tech for impact is transforming or reinforcing dominant paradigms.

4pm
Both sessions will be followed by a tour and introduction to the Oxford Foundry.


18:30

Reunion Dinner

Reunion Dinner with class photo
Christ Church

The Alumni Relations team invites you to attend the 2018 OBA Reunion Dinner at Christ Church, a splendid and traditional Oxford occasion starting with a champagne reception at 6.30pm followed by a candlelit dinner in the Great Hall. Read more...


23:00

Head of The River drinks

Post-Dinner Drinks
Undercroft Bar

Dinner guests will be invited to continue the party at a post Reunion bar until midnight.


Sunday 23 September 2018

11:00

Sunday Brunch

Brunch and HIVE introduction
Saïd Business School

Sunday offers you a gentle start with a restorative brunch before the weekend comes to a close for another year. Join us from 10.30 with English and continental breakfast available from 11am. Read more....