The Digital Campus

The Digital Campus

The Digital Campus Comes to Lucerne on November 19!

UNIBAS November 19Curious to know what works best on social media for universities? Together with the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU), we invite you on November 19 to a full day of presentations, workshops, and networking with your peers in Switzerland.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

WhereUNIBAS November 19
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, HSLU
Auditorium, Zentralstrasse 9, 6002 Luzern

The event is open to all university communicators in Switzerland. Participation is free of charge for employees of institutions that are participating in the Digital Campus. Contact us to get your invitation if your institution is a member.

Register for this event (deadline: November 14, 2013)


09:30 am Check-in & Coffee
10:00 am Welcome | HSLU and swissnex San Francisco
10:15 am Highlights from 2013
swissnex San Francisco presents the latest data of how Swiss universities use social media for their outreach: What has worked best in 2013? How has the landscape changed? What are the plans for 2014?
11:00 am Top Trends in #HigherEd Social Media and What You Can Learn from Them | Michael Stoner
We’ll explore key trends in the way universities are using social media in student recruitment, institutional advancement, and brand awareness and management. Then, we’ll look at the implications of some of them. 
12:15 pm Lunch
02:00 pm Social Media at the University of Zurich
Roger Stupf shares his insights from his role as Head of Web & Information Management at the University of Zurich: How has the university established a presence on social media? What were some of the challenges and what are the goals ahead? 
02:30 pm Workshop | Michael Stoner 
Success with social media begins with planning. In this workshop, small groups will develop a strategic plan for a social media campaign, exploring the essential elements that lead to successful outcomes.
05:00 pm Conclusions


michael1-420x420Michael Stoner

Michael has more than 30 years experience in consulting education institutions. He has led institution-wide web strategies; provided consulting on social media strategy and tactics; and consulted on institutional marketing, branding, and advancement challenges. He is the president and founder of mStoner, where he develops web communications strategies and designs and builds websites for education institutions with his team.


Stupf_RogerRoger Stupf

Roger is Head of Web & Information Management at the University of Zurich and had a key role in setting up the institution’s social media presence. Together with his team, he launched several channels in a one-year pilot project in late 2011. Many months later, the presence is well established and an important part of UZH’s outreach.