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2018 Alumni Volunteer Summit


Alumni Volunteer Summit is a conference offering opportunities for current and prospective Queen's volunteers to connect, learn and celebrate. The weekend culminates with the QUAA Alumni Awards Gala, honouring notable Queen's alumni and Queen's community members who serve the university and the world at large in exceptional ways.

Date: April 6, 2018 - April 7, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Donald Gordon Conference Centre
421 Union Street
Kingston, ON
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Cost: Alumni Volunteer Summit: $40 (General alumni); $30 (Recent graduates, 2007 - 2017)
QUAA Alumni Awards Gala: $80 (Special rate for AVS attendees)
Queen's Alumni Volunteer Summit 2018
Focused on "Building a Better Volunteer: From Recruitment to Recognition", this year’s conference features keynote speakers Kate Rowbotham and Daniel R. Woolf, Queen’s Principal and Vice Chancellor. 

Additionally, the conference, held at the Donald Gordon Conference Centre, will include:

  • Friday networking dinner at the Donald Gordon Centre Coach House Pub, hosted by the QUAA Kingston Branch
  • GradBash - graduating student event at Grant Hall
  • Opportunities to learn from fellow volunteers
  • Amenities including: parking; Saturday breakfast, lunch, all-day coffee and snacks; and full use of conference facilities

Rooms are available at the Donald Gordon Centre for $146/night (including hot breakfast). Make sure to book your room soon to avoid disappointment!


You can book online directly at www.donaldgordoncentre.com by clicking “Book Online” in the top right-hand corner of the screen. Make sure to enter Group Code: 060818 and PIN: 040618 under “Special Accounts”. Alternatively, you can book over the phone by calling 613-533-2221, and letting the DGC know you will be attending Alumni Volunteer Summit.  


A block of rooms is also available at the Delta Kingston Waterfront (1 Johnson St) for $129/night. Book online now.

The QUAA Alumni Awards Gala (Saturday, April 7)


This black tie gala event honouring extraordinary alumni achievements will be hosted by Queen’s Principal and Vice Chancellor, Daniel R. Woolf, and Queen's University Alumni Association Incoming President, Jeremy Mosher.


A special thank you to our sponsor:  The Queen's Mastercard® Program

Please note:  Some of our guests suffer from sensitivities to scented products.  We kindly request that you consider refraining from wearing scented products to this event.
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RSVP By: Apr 2, 2018

For more information, please contact:

Jess Koehn
AVS Registration Coordinator
Telephone: 1-800-267-7837 x.77467
Email: volunteer@queensu.ca

Mugaya Bagambiire
Gala Registration Coordinator
Telephone: 1-800-267-7837 x.75403
Email: events@queensu.ca

Regrets: If you are unable to attend the QUAA Alumni Awards Gala, and would like to send your regrets and/or a note of congratulations to an award recipient, please contact Mugaya at events@queensu.ca
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Cancellation Policy: In the event that you have previously registered but are unable to attend, please call Jess Koehn at 1-800-267-7837 (toll free Canada/US) before the RSVP date for a full refund. After the RSVP date, no refunds will be available, but substitutions may be possible.

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000

For general inquiries about Office of Advancement events and programs, please call our Contact Centre at 1-800-267-7837 (toll free in Canada or the US), or 613-533-2060.