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Evonik Sustainability Business Forum 2012

13 Nov 2012 in Alumni by Roman Stiehl

Evonik Sustainability Business Forum 2012

November 8th-9th, 2012: Marl, Germany

Germany Over the past years, sustainability has become an increasingly important yet difficult topic. In order to collect varies input to the discussion Evonik initiated the “Evonik Sustainability business forum”, a stakeholder dialogue with people from inside the company, customers, researchers and NGOs. Representing the “younger generation of engineers”, the UAA was also invited to the event as an NGO.

First local events in the new UNITECH year

04 Nov 2012 in Alumni by Roman Stiehl

First local events in the new UNITECH year

September and October 2012

The new UNITECH year started with the September Special in Aachen. A group of UNITECHs visited the popular Open Air Festival in the city of Aachen on September 13th. One week later a first get together of the LUC Sweden took place in the bar Foxes in Gothenburg. 15 UNITECHs used this opportunity to get to know the UAA better and having a good time enjoying some drinks. The LUC Switzerland organised their first event of the new UNITECH year in a cosy bar called Barflyz close to Zurich's town hall. Also the new Local Chapter in Loghborough had its first event organised.

UAA Annual Kick-Off Meeting 2012

22 Oct 2012 in Alumni by Roman Stiehl

UAA Annual Kick-Off Meeting 2012

October 20th-21st: Stuttgart, Germany

Quickly after the Annual Reunion, the UAA Council, Local Chapter Coordinators (LCCs) and UNITECH International (UTI) Office meet for the annual kick-off meeting. This year we met on October 20th and 21st in Stuttgart to share information on the network and discuss general issues and plan the the next year. As announced earlier, we addressed the

UAA Annual Reunion 2012

19 Aug 2012 in Alumni by Roman Stiehl

UAA Annual Reunion 2012

August 16th-18th: Aachen, Germany

The Annual Reunion and General Assembly 2012 took place in Aachen from August 16-18. During Thursday and Friday Alumni used the opportunity to meet and get engaged with students, Academic and Corporate Partners. Within the council we used the various meetings and other events to strengthen our network to the various stakeholders. On Friday afternoon, the UAA General Assembly developed to be a very active...

LUC Switzerland: Welcome Event 2012

02 May 2012 in Alumni by Silvan Tschopp

LUC Switzerland: Welcome Event 2012

May 2nd: Schlieren, Zurich

In order to honour our "new members" we invited all LCC CH Alumni on the 2nd of May for the UNITECH Alumni bowling evening at Bowling West in Schlieren. Having been inspired by the Big Lebowski movie, we thought bowling being the optimal socialising event.

2012 UAA Symposium

13 Mar 2012 in Alumni by Roman Stiehl

2012 UAA Symposium

February 24-26, 2012: Vienna, Austria

Once you have experienced in a UAA Symposium, you want to come back! That is at least what 100% of the participants answered in a survey about the UAA Symposium 2012 in Vienna.

But what was so great about the UAA Symposium 2012?

Council Meeting January 2012, Stuttgart

23 Jan 2012 in Alumni by Roman Stiehl

Council Meeting January 2012, Stuttgart

January 21-22, 2012: Stuttgart, Germany

At the end of January, the council met again for a weekend to discuss strategic topics as well as operational aspects of our work. These meetings are very important for us, as it is the only time we have to sit and work together. In between meetings we have to rely on virtual collaboration, which we will try to improve by implementing a project management tool in the next months.

LUC Italy: Christmas Dinner

11 Dec 2011 in Alumni by Claudio Frandino

LUC Italy: Christmas Dinner

December 2nd, 2011: Milan, Italy

On a mild Friday evening in a Milan already dressed for Christmas time, LUC Italy organized the traditional Christmas dinner. We took the opportunity to gather together after the presentation of the UNITECH Program to new potential applicants for the next year.

LUC Germany: Innovation at SCHOTT – A tradition more than 125 years old

16 Nov 2011 in Alumni by Jona Hampe

LUC Germany: Innovation at SCHOTT – A tradition more than 125 years old

November 7, 2011: Aachen, Germany

UNITECH is supported by international technology companies, but how do these companies generate technology? Where does the innovation come from that leads to an ongoing successful business development in the high tech environment?

The LUC Aachen had the very fortunate opportunity to find out during the event “Innovation at SCHOTT – A tradition more than 125 years old”. Our special guest of the evening Dr. Reiner Mauch, head of Coorporate Business Development at SCHOTT AG, presented SCHOTT and its innovation management system.

Kick off meeting UAA Council and LCC, Darmstadt

03 Nov 2011 in Alumni by Jona Hampe

Kick off meeting UAA Council and LCC, Darmstadt

October 21-23, 2011: Darmstadt, Germany

During the weekend October 21st-23rd the UAA council met with the local chapter coordinators (LCC) for this year’s kickoff meeting in Darmstadt. Most of the people arrived on Friday evening and enjoyed some drinks at Roman’s place.

On Saturday we started with a warm welcome of the new council members and LCCs in our rows. Continuing with the very productive collaboration with the UTI office, David and Emma joined our meeting as well.

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