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The K.A.G.E. Consortium

The K.A.G.E. Consortium was founded early 2015 to facilitate interdepartmental Knowledge - And Gossip Exchange at Aarhus BSS, in particular between the departments informally known as MGMT and ECON. The Consortium meets monthly in short Consortium meetings, hosted in one of the departments that holds a Platinum Departmental Membership certificate.

The K.A.G.E. Consortium is an open but elite organization; membership is granted upon successful completion of the CAT (Consortium admission test). However, new staff members at Platinum departments will be invited to participate in the next upcoming Consortium meeting. In this way, the Consortium wishes to signalize openness and friendliness to our new valued colleagues, while encouraging them to complete the CAT.

The K.A.G.E. consortium always welcomes applicants from among MGMT and ECON employees. Admission is based on successful completion of the CAT.

The formality of the CAT is as follows:

  • Upon application to enter the K.A.G.E. Consortium, the applicant (henceforth: A) must supply 5 (five) questions including answers in a multiple-choice format, that A believes all master students graduating from MGMT-ECON (for VIP-supplied questions) or staff (for TAP-supplied questions) should be able to answer
  • In addition A will likewise have to answer 5 semi-random questions drawn from the pool of previously received questions (VIP/TAP specific)
  • The Consortium will process up to 4 (four) new members per week. A waiting list will be operated if required
  • The CAT will be evaluated as pass/fail, and the assessment criteria will be 80% goal attainment.

Please send you application to vicepresidentcat@post.au.dk (subject: “CAT”).

Current Members and Status

President: Anne Odile Peschel

Vice President: Lina Fogt Jacobsen

Head of Secretariat: Anne Nisker Toppenberg 

CCOwpnCATr: Morten H.J. Fenger

Emeritus: Martin Petri Bagger

Honorary Member + Head og Knowledge Section + Head of Internal Affairs: Christian Waldstrøm

Advisory Member: Per Baltzer Overgaard

Head of Gossip Section: Morten Rask 

Valued Members:

  • Brandi S. Morris

  • Gabrielle Torma

  • Helle Alsted Søndergaard

  • Jessica Aschemann-Witzel

  • Jørn Flohr

  • Lars Esbjerg

  • Merete Elmann

  • Mette Trier Damgaard

  • Thomas Hessellund Nielsen

  • Trine Mørk

  • Astrid Würtz Rasmussen

  • William Newell

  • Dan Mønster

  • Joshua Brain

  • Darius Frank

  • Franziska Günzel-Jensen

  • Gabriele Torma

  • Gitte Lundberg Hansen

  • Hans Jørn Juhl

  • Jakob Arnoldi

  • John Thøgersen

  • Leonidas Enrique de la Rosa

  • Carsten Bergenholtz

  • Lise Bundgaard

  • Pedro Mesquita

  • Rasmus Friis Rasmussen

  • Siri Nordland-Bøe Lillegraven

  •  Viktorija Kulikovskaja

Member MSO: Birger Boutrup Jensen

Intern and PR Responsible: Oana Vuculescu

Investing Members: 

  • Jacob Kjær Eskildsen 
  • Carsten Sørensen 
  • Thomas Pallesen 

First Meeting

The missing member Jacob
Advisory member Per
Good talk
The girls having fun
The cake lover boys
The founders of K.A.G.E.
Enjoying the presentation of K.A.G.E.
Attending members at the very first meeting
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