March 07, 2015
Harnessing Latin America’s Greatest Growth Opportunities will provide an understanding of the region’s role in the world economy, how to do business in Latin America and the expansion of its culture within U.S. businesses. The conference will feature keynote speakers and panels on topics including, The business opportunities provided by Latin American culture, cross cultural consulting, expanding U.S. businesses into Latin America and conducting business in Latin America and competing on a global scale. Attendees will draw valuable lessons about Latin American culture, its business environment and what makes it an attractive region to invest, partner with and expand into.
March 12, 2015
Alumni Panel 2015 – Capital Market Disruption Panelists include: Chris Galvin ’77, Chairman and CEO, Harrison Street Capital; Mark Oei ’96, Managing Director, Sequoia Capital; Lee Purcell '03, Managing Director, Greenhill; Matt Stroyman, ’99, Co-Founder, Arcturus Learn more
April 15, 2015
Building Value in the New Era of Private Equity and Venture will explore challenges amidst key shifts in the private equity and venture capital landscape. Participants will hear perspectives from both new entrants into direct private markets investing, and private equity and venture capital general partners adjusting to the new realities. Sessions will dive into recent cases of firms building value during periods of change, bringing in perspectives of private equity and venture capital partners, portfolio company leaders, lenders, and bankers.
April 18, 2015
This year’s conference seeks to understand how the latest innovations, both in and out of the stadium, strategically engage and build loyalty with corporate sponsors and fans. Panel topics at Re-Defining Growth: Leveraging the Latest Innovations to Capture Fan Value will center on the effects and challenges surrounding new in-game technologies and amenities, breakout players in the sports business industry, and the changing face of the field as leagues and media networks look to attract wider fan demographics.
April 22, 2015
The Shifting Landscape of Customer Engagement in Retail and Luxury, will look at how retailers are balancing the evolution of customers’ approach to decision making and the sustained importance of traditional engagement channels such as brick and mortar storefronts. Speakers will explore how social commerce is altering how customers make decisions, and the choices of many online retailers to expand into physical stores despite success online.
April 27, 2015
The second annual Kellogg Real Estate Venture Competition will be held in Chicago on April 27, 2015. The team-based competition will showcase MBA students, who will have the opportunity to pitch to a high-profile panel of judges. The winning team will receive a cash prize of $100,000 and will have the possibility of securing up to $10,000,000 in equity funding.
May 08, 2015
Malcolm MacEachern Lecturer: Amitabh Chandra, PhD, Professor of Public Policy, Harvard University
May 09, 2015
China has witnessed incredible economic development since opening its doors to the world thirty-six years ago. But China’s growth is also facing fierce challenges from multiple angles and its annual GDP growth will inevitably slow to less than 8%. China’s Next Chapter: Future Growth Engine will discuss what this means for both domestic and multinational companies, and how these corporations can take advantage of opportunities during this economic transition period.
May 15, 2015
This new annual computational social science summit is designed to create a broad community of social science researchers - academics, tech industry workers, open data activists, government agency workers, and think tank analysts – dedicated to advancing sociological knowledge through computational methods. Our goal is to foreground social science research and identify areas that can benefit from a deep engagement with computer science and related areas. The Summit will take place over three days, from May 15-17 at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, IL. Learn more