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Náms- og starfsráðgjöf Háskóla Íslands (NSHÍ) á fulltrúa í netverki starfsráðgjafa í háskólum á Norðurlöndum - Nordic Career Network Conference (NCNC).  Megintilgangur NCNC er að skipuleggja ráðstefnur fyrir náms- og starfsráðgjafa og verður næsta ráðstefna haldin í Osló í maí 2014. Hér fyrir neðan er að finna nánari upplýsingar um ráðstefnuna ásamt vefslóð inn á vefsíðu netverksins sem hægt er að skoða hér.

Dear Career Service colleagues! Information about the NCNC 2014 conference in Oslo.

The conference will be over two days from 9:00 on Wednesday May 21 and Thursday May 22 finishing up at 3PM. The conference dinner will be on the evening of Wednesday May 21.  To get the most out of these two days, we are startingearly on Wednesday morning. This means that most of attendees will arrice on Tuesday evening May 20.  We will arrange informal gathering on Tuesday evening for those arriving early evening. 

The main theme will be the foollowing: The evolution of careers and sercvices - trends and changes regarding careers for graduates and how we have to evolve to meet the needs of your local and international granduates and employers.

The programme is being finalised and more information about the workshops, keynotes and contributors will be given on the website when the last names are finalised.  A few have asked about the approximate price of the conference.  We are still finalising the last details,but we believe the cost will be approximately 3300 kr. pp. for the conference including lunches and conference dinner.

We can promise an interesting and relevant conference for you all! We will be sending you all a link to a website with full programme, registration form and hotel links in the next couple of weeks, but in the meantime I am sending you a draft programme below.

NCNC 2014 conference in Oslo - DRAFT PROGRAMME

Wednesday May 21.

08.15-09.00       Coffee and Registration.  Welkcome to Oslo and NCNC 2014
Short presentation of the three Institutions in Oslo - BI, HiOA and UiO 

09.30 – 10.30 Keynote – past and future of graduate careers and demands on Careers Services – how do we need to evolve to meet the demands.
Jenny Blakesley, Vice President, AGCAS (The Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services, UK)

10.30 – 11.00 Break and mingling – how many did you introduce yourself to? This will be an organised mingling exercise.
11.00 – 12.00 Follow-up discussions linked to the keynote. Delegates will be organised into groups to discuss pre-prepared questions relevant to the keynote – more information will be given.
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch and mingling
13.00 – 14.45 Parallel sessions:
1. How recruitment processes have evolved and changed and how students need to be prepared for new ways of applying and getting through the processes.
*A psychologist from Cut-e (one of the leaders in the market who design and implement tests and assessments for recruitment purposes)
*A leading Norwegian company who uses tests in graduate recruitment- name will be announced on website.
*How do we as careers advisers prepare our students. BI Business School Careers Services

2. LinkedIn – how can careers services use LinkedIn to communicate with students and companies? How do companies use LinkedIn to recruit? What do we need to know to help our students be better prepared?
*An external speaker who coaches companies regarding how to get the most out of LinkedIn, etc. and HiOA (Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus) as an example of how a careers service can makes better use of LinkedIn to communicate with students and recruiters.

3. Career counselling – how has this evolved to meet the demands of the modern student?
* Eirik Øvernes i «Senter for IKT i utdanningen» in Norway and chefkonsulent Elsebeth Nygaard at eVejledning in Denmark

14.45 – 15.00 Break
15.00 - 16.00 Keynote to finish the day
Målfrid Brath, Managing Director for Manpower Norway will talk about trends in the Global and European labour markets

16.00 – 16.30 Summary of group discussions. Short practical information about evening
19.30 Dinner – we have reserved the venue for the dinner.

Thursday May 22.

09.30 – 09.45 Wake up call! Welcome to day 2.
09.45 – 11.30 Open Space (Including coffee, tea and refreshments) – Discussion groups will work on 5-6 different topics which will be announced in advance. All discussions will be summarised and shared with the whole group.
11.30– 12.15 Lunch and mingling
13.15 – 14.45 parallel sessions:
1. Career Management Skills
Vox, National Unit for Lifelong Guidance in Norway

2. How can we improve student participation? We will be looking at new ways of delivering careers courses – how up-to-date are we? There are many new methods and tools we can use to make our courses more interesting and engaging for our students.
BI Norwegian Business School with contributions from Jenny Blakesley, AGCAS and another contributor to be confirmed.

3. Entrepreneurship – how we help our students to start their own companies
HiOA and contributions from the other Nordic countries, names and institutions will be given when confirmed.

13.45 – 14.45 Keynote – Pellegrino Riccardi. Understanding and working with different cultures in an increasingly global education market. More information about keynote speaker will be given on the website
14.45 Closing words – inform about next conference?
15.00 Goodbye and safe journey home...

With best regards from all of us on the NCNC Planning committee 2014.


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