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FOI Alumni Day with 15 years of FOI alumni association

Created: 07.05.2024

On the occasion of 15 years since the founding of the alumni association, the Faculty of Organization and Informatics is proud to announce the annual FOI Alumni Day, which will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, at FOI 1, Pavlinska 2 in Varaždin, starting at 4:30 P.M. The backbone of the event will be a round table with prominent FOI alumni, as well as networking and socializing of former students, teachers and friends of the Faculty.

The program of events starts at 04:30 P.M. with guest registration and welcome. After that, at 05:00 P.M., the attendees will be addressed by the dean of FOI, Prof. Marina Klačmer Čalopa, Ph.D. and the president of the FOI Alumni Association, Associate Professor Katarina Tomičić-Pupek, Ph.D.

Next up is the main event, a FOI Alumni Round Table on "Developing Skills for the Future: Advice from FOIs for the Era to Come". The panelists will share their rich experiences and open perspectives on the challenges and opportunities brought by digital transformation in the professional world. These are distinguished alumni of the Faculty of Organization and Informatics, who have achieved notable careers and are happy to return to their home institution in the roles of lecturers and advisors to the younger generations. They are: Jelena Škalec (Data&AI Technical Sales at IBM Croatia), Klaudia Teković (Business Area Director - ERP&Custom development at Omega Software), Marina Mišetić (Technical Account Manager at Asseco South Eastern Europe), Alen Delić (Chief Information Security Officer at SpotMe ), Goran Kovačević (Vice President of Business Development at Infinum) and Mario Mrljić (CTO & Board Member at NEOS). The moderator of the round table will be the president of the FOI Alumni Association, Assoc. Prof. Katarina Tomičić-Pupek, Ph.D. After the round table, at 6:30 P.M., there will be informal socializing and networking in the Info Chill Zone (Rupa) with an appropriate snack.

FOI Alumni Day will provide an opportunity for inspiring conversations, establishing contacts, sharing experiences and celebrating important achievements in the careers of FOI alumni!

The goal of FOI Alumni Day is to highlight the importance of unity and cooperation between the alumni community and the Faculty in promoting the continuous development and improvement of education in the field of IT, business and organization. The FOI Alumni community remains a key partner in building bridges between the academic and business community and supporting future generations of students in achieving their career goals.

We invite all former students, teachers and friends of FOI to celebrate this special day with us!

APPLICATIONS are open on the new FOI alumni association website (deadline is Tuesday, May 21, 2024). The event takes place under the auspices of the Faculty.

See you at the FOI Alumni Day!