Kellogg Corporate Governance Conference May 23-24, 2016 | Evanston, IL



Events on both days of the conference will be held at the James L. Allen Center, which is located at 2169 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208.

IMPORTANT: In light of the construction around the Allen Center, please review the updated map and driving directions.
  • Valet parking. Valet drop off will be in front of the Allen Center. Due to the construction, the wait time may be a bit longer than in the past.
  • Garage parking. If you would prefer to self-park, you may do so at the North Garage. The Allen Center is a seven minute walk from the North Garage and directional signs will be located all along the walkway in both directions. Please make sure to bring your parking card with you to the Allen Center so that it can be validated. Volunteers will be located just inside the Allen Center lobby to assist you with the validation.
  • Weather permitting, we encourage you to self-park.

Valet Parking

Complimentary valet parking will be provided for all conference attendees.


The conference will begin Monday, May 23 at 5:30 p.m. and conclude by 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24.


Conference check-in will begin at 5:30 p.m. on May 23 and at 7:00 a.m. on May 24.


Business attire is appropriate for both days of the conference.


There will be a welcome reception on May 23 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. with hors d'oeuvres and cocktails, followed by a served dinner. On May 24, there will be a breakfast buffet from 7:00-8:00 a.m., a morning coffee break, followed by lunch.

May 23rd Dinner
Please let us know if there have been any changes in your plans for the dinner or if you have any dietary restrictions that were not already noted on your registration. Contact: Kate VanZanten at 847-467-9109 or


Northwestern offers guests free wireless access at the James L. Allen Center.


The room block for this event has expired. However, you may check directly with the Hilton Orrington Hotel for room availability. The hotel is located at 1710 Orrington Avenue in Evanston and is less than a mile from the James L. Allen Center. Reservations can be made by calling Hilton Central Reservations at 1-800-455-8667. You may also reserve your room online at

NOTE: We suggest that you check out of the hotel on Tuesday, May 24 before you leave for the conference. Please note that you may either check your luggage at the hotel or bring it with you to be stored for the day at the Allen Center.

Shuttle Service

Kellogg will provide conference attendees staying at the Hilton Orrington Hotel with complimentary shuttle service to and from the Allen Center.

The schedule for the shuttle is:

  • Monday, May 23 – departs the hotel at 5:15 p.m., 5:35 p.m. and 6:05 p.m.
  • Monday, May 23 – departs the Allen Center after dinner at 8:30 p.m. and 8:50 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 24 – departs the hotel lobby at 7:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, May 24 – departs the Allen Center at 12:30 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:00pm

  • ABC Limo 1-800-258-4935
  • American Taxi: 847-253-2160
  • 303 Taxi: 1-847-368-0303
  • Norshore Cab: 1-847-864-7500

If you need transportation to the airport or another destination after the conference, we can prearrange cab service to pick you up at your desired time. Please complete a Transportation Request Form at conference registration by 11:00 a.m. on May 24.


For questions about the program, please contact Kate VanZanten at 847-467-9109 or If you need assistance with driving directions, the Allen Center front desk staff is available 24/7 at 847-864-9270.