European Club Leaders Meeting




2017 European Club Leaders Meeting

The 2017 European Club Leaders Meeting was held in Cascais, Portugal on Friday, October 6-Sunday, October 7, 2017. Thirty-five Club and SIG leaders representing 22 Harvard Clubs and 3 SIGs attended, along with HAA President Susan Morris Novick, Vice-President for Alumni Affairs and Development Tamara Elliott Rogers, FAS Dean for International Affairs Margot Gill, and Director of the Center for European Studies Grzegorz Eckiert.  Presentations during the meeting included:

Laura Birkman – The Club App

Grzegorz Ekiert – Center for European Studies

Margot Gill – International Scholarship Options for Clubs

Jen Flynn – HAA Clubs & SIGs

Robert Manson – Brexit Series

Inigo Sanchez-Asiain – Leadership Succession Toolkit

Karsten Zimmermann – James Loeb Scholarship


Information from past meetings can be found below.


2016 European Club Leaders Meeting

The 2016 European Club Leaders Meeting will be held in Berlin, Germany on Friday, October 21st through Sunday, October 23rd, 2016.  The Meeting will be held at the Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt.

ECL Program Agenda

Please see below for information on last year's ECL meeting:

2015 European Club Leaders Meeting

The 2015 European Club Leaders Meeting was held in Dublin, Ireland from September 25-27.  Twenty-eight Club Leaders representing 19 of the 39 Harvard Clubs of Europe attended, along with three HAA staff members, HAA President Paul Choi, Vice-Provost for International Affairs Mark Elliott, and staff members from the University Development Office and the Office of Career Services. Attendees heard remarks from Críona Ní Dhálaigh, the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Professor Catherine McKenna, and Vice-Provost Elliott.


It was an incredible weekend of community building, best practice sharing, and seeing the highlights of Dublin. We are already looking forward to our next conference in fall of 2016!


To see the conference agenda, or to view any of the presentations from the weekend, please click on the links below.

ECL Program Agenda

Harvard Club of Ireland presentation

HAA Engagement Research

Ideas with Impact:

     Harvard Club of Hungary Back to School Initiative

     Harvard Club of Ukraine Infographic

     Harvard Club of Spain Public Service Initiative

Creative Programming Strategies:

     Harvard Club Cyprus Bi-Monthly Lunches

     Engaging Students and Recent Grads