The Kellogg on Growth forum will be held on the Northwestern University Campus in Evanston. Check back soon for session locations.

at a glance agenda

Wednesday, November 8

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Alumni, Faculty, Speaker & Sponsor Breakfast

Location: Faculty Summit
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Kickoff with Headline Speaker

Location: Collaboration Plaza
10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Various Locations
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Lunch break with optional workshop
*The luncheon sessions are specifically designed to promote idea sharing and dialogue in a more intimate setting. These highly interactive, facilitated discussions will be either content extensions from the main agenda or explorations of critical ideas within a given hot topic.

Various Locations
1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Student Keynote

Location: White Auditorium (KGH2270)
2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Closing with Headline Speakers

Location: Collaboration Plaza
4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Closing Reception

Various Locations

Lunch Workshops - Click the + button on the right for workshop topics

A Case Study in Social Good:
Location: KGH2120
Explore the intersection of consulting and social good with "Generation," a global youth employment program, led by McKinsey, that aims to place disconnected young adults in jobs by providing the skills and support they need.

A Case Study in Sports:
Location: KGH2420
Explore the intersection of sports and technology, from innovation in technology changing the way the game is played to how it is viewed.

Agility in Leadership: A Deeper Dive into Disrupting Talent:
Location: KGH2430
Learning agility is considered by many to be one of the most important factors in great leadership. In this workshop, attendees will learn tips and tools to become more agile in the way they think, solve problems, manage their business and relate to people.

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Networking Lunch:
Location: Linquist Family (Seminar Room 4101)
Participate in an interactive dialogue with faculty, students and alumni who are interested or have experience in Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning.

Corporate Innovation at Colgate-Palmolive and Hill’s Pet Care: The Connected Pet:
Location: KGH L070
Working in teams, you will exchange ideas and strategies on different innovation models and how to pursue new concepts to compete effectively in a changing marketplace.

Corporate Innovation at 7-Eleven: Redefining Convenience – Going Digital
Location: Duchossois Family Room (KGH2130)
Working in teams, you will exchange ideas and strategies on different innovation models and how to pursue new concepts to compete effectively in a changing marketplace.

Disruption in Healthcare: Extended Discussion:
Location: KGH2410
Join in a follow-up conversation on Disruption in Healthcare with peer networking and idea exchanges. Where are the opportunities for rapid change?

Growth & Scaling Networking Lunch: By Invitation Only
Location: Crown Family Boardroom (Seminar Room 5101)
This exclusive networking luncheon is for Kellogg alumni and friends at the helms of growth stage companies. Connect with fellow growth and scaling leaders in an intimate setting. Contact Maggie Cong-Huyen for more information and registration at

Political Disruption: A Follow-Up Chat:
Location: KGH2110
Seize the opportunity to engage in an interactive dialogue with the speakers from the Political Disruption session.

Tyson Tastemakers: Disrupting the Exploding Meal Kit Space:
Location: Philip Kotler Innovation lab (KGH L129)
Come learn about how Tyson Foods is breaking through the rapidly growing meal kit industry with our Tyson Tastemakers product. You’ll get an in-depth look at the culinary development process, while sampling some of our newest meal kit varieties. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to network with our VP of Innovation, Head of Culinary, and brand management Kellogg alums.