july 2020 | San Francisco bay area, california

Innovators Conference 2020


An Annual Affair

The Innovators Experience

Join us to learn and grow! Each summer, the annual PeopleGrove Conference is hosted in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area. The conference will be two action-packed days, including presentations on best practices, training sessions, and panel discussions. Connect with peers, become a PeopleGrove expert, and learn the latest strategies for supporting your students and alumni.

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Schedule of Events

Panels & Presentations

Each year, we're excited to welcome a number of speakers, panelists, and presenters, including our 2019 keynote, Brandon Busteed, President of Kaplan University Partners.



Guests & Participants

Each year, we’re honored to host an amazing group of partners from across the country. Below are just some of the universities that have joined us in the past to share their experience, knowledge, and expertise.



Designed exclusively for Wellesley, the platform lets students and alumnae interact to ask questions, seek guidance, and coach and inspire each other, and as well as find paths toward their professional goals.

Launched in May 2017


irish Compass, Notre Dame

Notre Dame’s Alumni Association and Career Center have partnered to launch IrishCompass, the University’s official online community for professional growth and development. The platform, which was developed in response to alumni who were looking for a way to give back to the Notre Dame family, is now open to all Notre Dame alumni and students.

Launched in August 2017


asu mentoring, arizona state

ASU Mentor Network is the University’s official online community where you connect with fellow Arizona State University alumni, faculty/staff, and professionals to gain support and perspective as you navigate your own career. ASU Mentor Network supports current students and alumni as they collaborate and grow professionally through an array of dynamic connections.

Launched in May 2018


Careerquest, umuc

CareerQuest is UMUC’s online platform that connects you to the university's professional community. Students and alumni can discover internship and job opportunities, find a mentor and gain one-on-one, career-related advice, set up appointments with UMUC career advisors, resister for events, and browse the many resources and online tools available.

Launched in June 2016

Your conference is the BEST one I have ever been to. You can quote me on that.
— Cheryl Finlay, Associate Dean of Students, University of Pittsburgh