Reunion 2018 Schedule


Two days of expansive reunion programming

Celebrate lifelong connections with the Kellogg community and draw inspiration from our world-renowned faculty. Check back often for schedule updates!


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Friday, May 4

Walk-In Registration The Kellogg Global Hub
9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Welcome to Reunion 2018! Stop in at the Global Hub to check in and pick up your official Reunion 2018 badge. Walk-in registration and a general hospitality area will also be available in the Global Hub.

Continental Breakfast James L. Allen Center
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Kick-off your Reunion experience by reconnecting with friends and classmates over a light breakfast at the Allen Center.

Faculty Session 1 James L. Allen Center and Global Hub
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Draw inspiration and insights from thought-leadership sessions with Kellogg’s world-renowned faculty. All sessions are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Esther Choy '09 Leadership Storytelling Workshop and Lunch 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.

Reunions are about storytelling. How do we tell marathon stories that feel authentic and stay memorable to our audience? This interactive lunchtime workshop will teach you simple but powerful techniques for engaging your audience.

NOTE: This workshop has a $25 fee which includes a catered lunch and beverage selection, as well as a hard copy of Esther Choy's recent book Let the Story Do the Work: The Art of Storytelling for Business Success which will be used throughout the workshop.

Faculty Session 2 James L. Allen Center
12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.

Draw inspiration and insights from thought-leadership sessions with Kellogg’s world-renowned faculty. All sessions are on a first-come, first-served basis.

General Session Lunch Reunion Tent, Lakefill North
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Reconnect with friends and classmates over lunch in the Reunion Tent.

Faculty Session 3 James L. Allen Center and Global Hub
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Draw inspiration and insights from thought-leadership sessions with Kellogg’s world-renowned faculty. All sessions are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Faculty Session 4 James L. Allen Center
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Draw inspiration and business insights in thought-leadership sessions with Kellogg’s world-renowned faculty. You will have the opportunity to choose your session once you arrive.

Reunion Kick-Off Celebration (Full-Time Program) Global Hub
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Celebrate with your classmates and make new connections! Enjoy food, drinks and fun in the new Global Hub.

Reunion Kick-Off Celebration (EMBA Program) James L. Allen Center
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Celebrate with your EMBA classmates and make new connections! Enjoy food, drinks and fun at the Allen Center.

Reunion Kick-Off Celebration (Evening & Weekend Program) Wieboldt Hall
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Celebrate with your classmates and make new connections! Enjoy food, drinks and fun in the Global Hub.

Saturday, May 5

Walk-In Registration & Hospitality Suite Global Hub
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Stop in at the Kellogg Global Hub to check in and pick up your official Reunion 2018 badge. Walk-in registration and a general hospitality area will also be available in the Global Hub.

Continental Breakfast Global Hub
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Reconnect with friends and classmates over a light breakfast at the Global Hub.

Future Alumni Children's Workshop Global Hub
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Designed for children ages 8 to 12, this hands-on workshop will teach mini-entrepreneurs to turn their passions into profit with a business plan. Children will identify a topic, find a solution individually or in groups, and present a sales pitch.

Saturday Faculty Session Global Hub
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Join us for a special faculty session Saturday morning on the topic of leadership. More information to come.

Dean's Keynote Address Global Hub
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Join us for a keynote address by Dean Sally Blount in the Global Hub.

Family Picnic & Reunion Photo Reunion Tent, Lakefill North
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Join us on campus for a family BBQ to celebrate Reunion 2018. Children under 18 are welcome free of charge.

Formal Class Parties


1st Reunion (Full-Time Program only)

Ace Bounce
Address: 230 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60601
Time: 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Attire: Casual cocktail
Description: Join your classmates for an amazing evening at this immense ping-pong playground with award-winning chefs, craft beers and cocktails!

5th Reunion (Full-Time Program only)

River Headquarters Beercade
Address: 213 W. Institute Pl., Chicago, IL 60610
Time: 7 p.m – 11 p.m.
Attire: Casual cocktail
Description: Join your classmates for a fantastic party at one of the most exciting bars in the city of Chicago with loads of throwback video games plus craft beers, cocktails and upscale pub fare.

10th Reunion (Full-Time Program only)

River Roast Social House
Address: 315 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60654
Time: 7 p.m – 11 p.m.
Attire: Casual cocktail
Description: Join your classmates on the Chicago River for a beautiful evening of food from James Beard award–winner Tony Mantuano, craft beers and cocktails, and dramatic views of the city and water.

15th-55th Reunions (Full-Time Program), all Evening & Weekend (formerly Part-Time), all Executive MBA

The Field Museum
Address: 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605
Time: 7 p.m – 11 p.m.
Attire: Cocktail
Description: Join your classmates for a very special evening at one of the most beautiful museums in the world. The evening begins with a cocktail networking reception from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m., followed by dinner, dessert and dancing with your class from 8 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Please note that events and location are subject to change. All adjustments will be posted to this page.