Session Agenda

Hand-picked sessions and speakers mean you'll learn about the best strategies from those who know best.

2 Days. 24 sessions.

FinalsiteU-London brings together the brightest minds in school communications, marketing, admissions, advancement, and technology. You'll learn from the world’s best school professionals, in one place. Browse the agenda to see what's on the schedule for each day.

Wednesday, 18 October


8:45 - 9:00 AM


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9:00 - 10:00 AM


50 Things to Start, Stop, and Keep Doing (But Only Better) On Your Website

Your website is a constant work in progress — but are the updates you make helping or hurting engagement? Learn which practices and strategies could be harming engagement and new design and UI strategies to implement today.

Organising Files & Media with the NEW Resource Manager

Come meet the all new File Manager! Think drag-and-drop, tagging and searching, renaming and moving files, all new UI/UX, intelligent handling of images and video, and more!


10:15 - 11:00 AM

Improving Your Social Media Engagement with Finalsite Feeds

Finalsite Feeds streams content from your favourite social networks. Learn how you can display posts from your school's official accounts, as well as how to leverage (and moderate!) hashtags for more "authentic" content from those in your community.

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All About Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

Success in search engine results is an important component of your site’s ability to generate new connections, but not always easy. 

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11:15 - 12:00 AM


Composer 101

Designed on the latest frameworks and technologies, Composer's bright and bold interface makes building websites easy and fun. Find out what makes this CMS so simple and secure to use as we go through how to compose beautiful, professional looking pages. 

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Ready, Aim, Fire: How to Reach your Target Audience with your Homepage and Landing Pages

Everyone wants to make a good first impression when a prospective student or parent goes to your website — but that is no easy feat! Join our session and learn how to attract the students you want through message-driven pages.

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12:00 - 1:00 PM - LUNCH & MINI HELP CENTRE



1:00 - 1:45 PM


Creating Giving Pages that Get Results

Looking for new ways to make the most of today’s online tools to increase donations and alumni engagement? Join Client Success Manager, Meredith Kaplan, to learn how to tell a meaningful story that encourages visitors to come back to your website.

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Using Apply to Streamline your Admissions Process

Creating a simple and personal admissions process is key to filling seats. Get an inside look at how Apply saves schools time and money, while offering an innovative tool for front-end applicants and back-end staff.

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2:00 - 2:45 PM


Re-Imagining Admissions as a Learning Experience

This interactive workshop will challenge you to re-imagine the future of school admissions and encourage you to consider the impact this will have on your school’s website.

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Increasing your Efficiency with Integrations

Finalsite integrates with many major SISs, and provides an "open" option, to accommodate just about any other system. Come learn more about how you can save time, ensure data integrity, and better connect all your systems with Finalsite integrations and SSOs.

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3:00 - 3:45 PM


Future of Technology

Our final session of the day, join Finalsite UK's Chief Strategist Officer, Daniel Clarke, as he gives us a glimpse into the future of school websites and the technology we should all be watching out for!

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4:00 - 4:45 PM


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Thursday, 19 October


8:45 - 9:00 AM


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9:00 - 10:00 AM



50 Things to Start, Stop, and Keep Doing (But Only Better) On Your Website

Your website is a constant work in progress — but are the updates you make helping or hurting engagement? Learn which practices and strategies could be harming engagement and new design and UI strategies to implement today.

Details
Organising Files & Media with the NEW Resource Manager

Come meet the all new File Manager! Think drag-and-drop, tagging and searching, renaming and moving files, all new UI/UX, intelligent handling of images and video, and more!

Details

10:15 - 11:00 AM


Improving Your Social Media Engagement with Finalsite Feeds

Finalsite Feeds streams content from your favourite social networks. Learn how you can display posts from your school's official accounts, as well as how to leverage (and moderate!) hashtags for more "authentic" content from those in your community.

Details
All About Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

Success in search engine results is an important component of your site’s ability to generate new connections, but not always easy. 

Details

11:15 - 12:00 PM


Composer 101

Designed on the latest frameworks and technologies, Composer's bright and bold interface makes building websites easy and fun. Find out what makes this CMS so simple and secure to use as we go through how to compose beautiful, professional looking pages. 

Details
Ready, Aim, Fire: How to Reach your Target Audience with your Homepage and Landing Pages

Everyone wants to make a good first impression when a prospective student or parent goes to your website — but that is no easy feat! Join our session and learn how to attract the students you want through message-driven pages.

Details

12:00 - 1:00 PM - LUNCH & MINI HELP CENTRE



1:00 - 1:45 PM


Creating Giving Pages that Get Results

Looking for new ways to make the most of today’s online tools to increase donations and alumni engagement? Join Client Success Manager, Meredith Kaplan, to learn how to tell a meaningful story that encourages visitors to come back to your website.

Details
Using Apply to Streamline your Admissions Process

Creating a simple and personal admissions process is key to filling seats. Get an inside look at how Apply saves schools time and money, while offering an innovative tool for front-end applicants and back-end staff.

Details

2:00 - 2:45 PM


Re-Imagining Admissions as a Learning Experience

This interactive workshop will challenge you to re-imagine the future of school admissions and encourage you to consider the impact this will have on your school’s website.

Details
Increasing your Efficiency with Integrations

Finalsite integrates with many major SISs, and provides an "open" option, to accommodate just about any other system. Come learn more about how you can save time, ensure data integrity, and better connect all your systems with Finalsite integrations and SSOs.

Details

3:00 - 3:45 PM


Future of Technology

Our final session of the day, join Finalsite UK's Chief Strategist Officer, Daniel Clarke, as he gives us a glimpse into the future of school websites and the technology we should all be watching out for!

Details

*Please note, this agenda is subject to change.

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