All Set for the Global Alumni Reunion 2014

New app for following the conference and networking

24/10/2014

New app for alumni registered for the Global Alumni Reunion 2014

The Global Alumni Reunion is only a week away. More than 2,800 alumni – some of whom will travel more than 10,000 kilometers – have registered for the big event. The reunion will be held at the Hotel Auditórium in Madrid on Thursday 30 and Friday 31 October.

Alumni taking part come from 45 countries, among them Spain, Germany, France, the United States, Switzerland, Argentina, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and the United Kingdom. They also represent sectors ranging from consulting, education and service industries to distribution and insurance.


Prestigious International Speakers

This year’s conference is entitled "Changing Tack. Shaping Europe as a Global Reference." Among the speakers, we will be welcoming Lech Walesa, former Polish president and Nobel Peace laureate, Kenneth Rogoff, professor of economics at Harvard Business School, and José Viñals, financial counselor and director of the IMF’s monetary and capital markets department.

They will be joined by top-level executives from companies such as General Electric, Haier, Ricoh, Seat, Nestlé, Lenovo, Starlab, Schneider Electric, Bertelsmann and Deloitte.


Official GAR 2014 App

This year the Global Alumni Reunion comes with its own special app. For the first time, participants will enjoy complete connection to the conference and will be able to share their experience on social networks. The app allows users to:

  • Consult the list of alumni attending the conference and contact them directly;
  • Follow the sessions and activities minute by minute;
  • Publish photos and comments using the same app simultaneously on Facebook and Twitter using the hashtag #IESEGAR;
  • Participate in surveys and competitions.

The app is available for mobiles and tablets using either iOS or Android.

Alumni registered for the GAR 2014 can download it here.