Don’t miss ICAN² Conference 2019 on Tuesday, December 3 in NYC. The world’s first and only conference focused exclusively on corporate alumni management. A highly interactive event with a focus on collaborative workshops, panel discussions and presentations, taking a deep dive into how to grow your networks and how to take your alumni engagement to the next level.

Event details:

Date: December 2nd – 3rd, 2019
Location: New York City – SAP’s innovation hub, Hudson Yards
Cost: $499

Hotel suggestions: YOTEL New York | Stewart Hotel New York | Four Points by Sheraton


Still not convinced? Check out these 3 reasons why you won’t want to miss this conference! Taking place at SAP’s innovation hub, we will kick things off with a networking reception on the evening of December 2nd. Get ready to inspire and be inspired.



December 2, 2019

6:00 – 9:00 pm    Evening networking appetizers & drinks

December 3, 2019

 8:30 – 9:00 am     Conference  registration & networking

9:00 – 9:15 am     Conference kick-off 

9:15 – 10:15 am     Keynote presentation

10:15 – 11:15 am    Interactive workshops (based on alumni program maturity):

  • Incubating (newly established):  Successful Network Growth: reaching critical mass, managing the exit process, finding lost alumni, etc. 
  • Accelerating (mature program): Powerful Data Management: leveraging machine learning & predictive analytics for alumni management 

 11:15 – 11:30      Coffee break & snacks

11:30 – 12:00 pm     Panel discussion: Successful network growth and powerful data management

12:00 – 12:30 pm   Presentation

 12:30 – 1:30 pm  Networking lunch

1:30 – 2:30 pm     Experience center tour 

The SAP experience center provides the physical space where customers, partners and SAP come together for joint exploration of the digital future. Using our design thinking methodology and the capabilities of SAP Leonardo, we identify and validate top use cases to help you innovate faster and at lower risk.

2:30 – 2:45 pm   Transition to workshops 

2:45 – 3:45 pm    Interactive workshops (based on alumni program maturity):

  • Incubating (newly established):  Alumni communication planning: defining media-mix, frequency, and events. 
  • Accelerating (mature program): Comprehensive metrics: defining effective metrics and proving ROI. 

 3:45 – 4:00 pm      Coffee break & snacks

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm     Panel discussion:  Communication planning & comprehensive metrics

4:30 pm – 5:15 pm      Presentation:  Corporate alumni market research findings

5:15 pm – 5:45 pm      Wrap-up & closing comments

 6:15 pm – 9:15  pm   Networking dinner cruise


The conference will conclude on the Sundancer yacht as we cruise from the Hudson River with an East River return. See some of New York’s iconic views and highlights while enjoying dinner, drinks, and the company of industry leaders.

Register here:

*Please note, you’ll receive an invoice following your registration. We look forward to connecting with you in NYC!

2019 ICAN² conference is sponsored by: