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Call for applications IOB Alumni Seminar Having studied at IOB, you probably returned to your country or discovered new horizons elsewhere, where you - hopefully - have been able to use some of the new insights and knowledge you acquired during your study at IOB. We would like to keep in touch with you and learn about the interesting work you have been doing. Opportunities & events IOB would like to hear from you! On the 31st of May 2016 IOB is organising our fourth alumni seminar. A lunch presentation seminar will be organised to host a presentation by an IOB alumnus/a to share his/her work with IOB students and staff. The purpose of the seminar is to inspire current students, to inform staff about your work and to show how your IOB education has benefitted your future career. We would like to hear about the actual impact your work has had, but also about obstacles and problems that needed to be overcome to achieve the desired results. The seminar will be part of the ‘Life after IOB’ day, in which several information sessions on opportunities for alumni and graduating students will be presented. Applications are invited for scholarships for the short training programme on ‘Strengthening National M&E Capacities and Use' More information: evaluationsocieties-iob The application form can be found on the alumni website. The deadline for submission is the 15th of March 2016. From among all the applications, 1 presentation will be selected by the review committee. A live stream of the presentation of the alumnus/a will also be made available so that other alumni can tune–in. Afterwards the e-seminar will be available on the website. The seminar will be organised on the 31st of May 2013 at 12.00-13.30 (Brussels time). The travel and hotel costs (3 nights) for the selected alumnus/a will be financed by IOB. No financial compensation for the presentation will be provided. Upcoming meet & greet Alumni presentation: on Thursday 17 March 2016 Rose Mutumba (IOB alumna) will present some of her work with regard to children with special needs in Uganda. More information: Angle’s centre for children with special needs Alumni seminar: 31 May 12.00-13.30: Presentation by alumnus/a One former IOB student is invited to come to IOB to present his/ her work to all IOB students and staff. To watch the seminar online, check out the alumni website Antwerp alumni meet and greet : 31 May from 17.00 onwards. On 31 May, a session on ‘Life after IOB’ will be organized. The session is meant for IOB students and alumni interested in finding out more about opportunities with regard to PhD studies, internships, vacancies, etc. A reception will also be organized so alumni and current students can interact. Applications are also invited for scholarships for a short training programme on Human Rights for development: More info on the website: http:// Several interesting summer schools are being organized in Antwerp in the context of the Antwerp Summer School If you have changed your email address or physical address and still want to stay in touch with IOB … don’t forget to update your personal contact information through the IOB alumni community Vietnam alumni meet and greet Prof. Nathalie Holvoet will be hosting a meet and greet session (during her family holiday) in Hanoi, Vietnam. The exact date (end of July, beginning of August 2016) and exact location will be confirmed later. Nicaragua alumni meet and greet Prof. Johan Bastiaensen will be hosting an alumni meet and greet session in Managua, Nicaragua on 26 February 2016. The meeting will take place in the UCA from 5 pm until 8 pm. Ecuador alumni meet and greet Prof. Germán Calfat will be hosting an alumni meet and greet session in Quito, Ecuador. The exact date (June 2016) and exact location will be confirmed later. 13