APTEA 2018
20 - 22 September 2018, Brno, Czechia

Venue: Hotel Continental Brno
Kounicova 6, 602 00 Brno
Dress code: Thursday - business casual
Friday and Saturday – casual

Congress Programme

Thursday, 20 September
- Arrivals -
Afternoon Registration (Hotel Continental, Brno) from 3 P.M.
Evening Formal Opening of the Congress (7 P.M.)
Music Performance – Cello
Address of Ms Marketa Fillingerova, Alumni Engagement Officer at Swinburne University of Technology
Launch ceremony of Lena Theodoulides’ book: Reflective Leadership
Welcome reception
Friday, 21 September
Plenary session Address of Jiri Rusek, Congress Chairman (9 A.M.)
Remembrance of Leon Zimmerman, APTEA professor/lecturer
Brief address by Garry Watts (former director of APTEA Academic Studies) over live video/teleconference
Introduction to congress professional programme
Giving Back: Keynote speech by Jiri Devat and his VIP guest
Coffee Break
Plenary Session cont. Bridging continents with business
Keynote Guest Speaker Dr Aaron Perenyi, International Business Lecturer originator of Central European Business Forum

APTEA Footprint: Future challenges alias Where do we go next? by Ms Marketa Fillingerova, Swinburne University of Technology

APTEA Footprint: One-minute Networking moderated by APTEA Alumnus Mariana Kellerova

Applying for organising the next (15th) APTEA Alumni Congress
APTEA Congress participants photo shooting session
Lunch Break
Afternoon Session Looking Back – Giving Back
Programme in cooperation with the student Business Academy and Erasmus EU programme

Panel discussion with APTEA fellows about a role of education and culture in Europe observed from a perspective of the Australian protégé

Alternatively: city centre sightseeing
Evening Social dinner in the unforgettable atmosphere of Suzie’s beer&steak house (7 P.M.)
Saturday, 22 September
Sightseeing bus tour around South Moravia (9 A.M.)
Lednice-Valtice Area – Czech wonder ending with Wine tasting and Australian barbecue at Marcincak winery
Music performance of folklore ensemble Breclavan (www.breclavan.com) (Marcincak winery location - Novosedly area – marcincak.cz) Announcement of the venue of 15th APTEA Alumni Congress
Closing of the congress
Sunday, 23 September
- Departures -

Connect with us on apteacongress2018@email.cz

To find out more about congress programme email and/or call Czech Organizing Committee, Vice-chairman Jiri Devat (Group 18, 1996) on jiri@devat.cz, mobile phone +420 602 209 603
To find out more about congress networking and festivities email and/or call Czech Organizing Committee, Chairman Jiri Rusek (Group 9, 1993) on jirusek@email.cz, mobile phone +420 605 200 421

Welcome reception is proudly sponsored by Swinburne University of Technology