Reunion 2019

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Two Full Days of Inspiration and Celebration at Reunion 2019

Celebrate lifelong connections with the Kellogg community and draw inspiration from our world-renowned faculty. Reunion 2019 features two full days of inspiring sessions with Kellogg faculty, elegant class parties and much more.

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Friday, May 3, 2019

8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Walk-In Registration

Kellogg Global Hub
Welcome to Reunion 2019! Stop in at the Global Hub to check in and pick up your official Reunion 2019 badge. Walk-in registration and a general hospitality area will also be available in the Global Hub.
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

Kellogg Global Hub
Kick off your Reunion experience by reconnecting with friends and classmates over a light breakfast at the Allen Center.
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Alumni Career Coaching Sessions

Kellogg Global Hub
Career Coaching reservations will open Spring 2019
9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Student-led tour of the Kellogg Global Hub

Kellogg Global Hub, Gies Plaza
Building tours are first-come, first-served with limited capacity.
9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Kellogg Story Share

Kellogg Global Hub
Story Share reservation times available Spring 2019
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Designing Your Life Workshop
with Matthew Temple '93

Kellogg Global Hub
Still trying to figure out how your career and life fit together? Ready to shake things up?
Then join us for this two-hour workshop based on the New York Times bestselling book Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans, who use a design mindset to help people build fulfilling careers and lives.

NOTE: To attend you must be registered for the Campus Events Package and paid your $25 registration fee.  Space is limited.
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Faculty Session 1

James L. Allen Center and Kellogg Global Hub
Draw inspiration and insights from thought-leadership sessions with Kellogg’s world-renowned faculty. All sessions are on a first-come, first-served basis.
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Faculty Session 2

James L. Allen Center and Kellogg Global Hub
Draw inspiration and insights from thought-leadership sessions with Kellogg’s world-renowned faculty. All sessions are on a first-come, first-served basis.
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Reunion Lunch

Reconnect with friends and classmates over lunch.

Please contact us with any special dietary restrictions
1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Student-led tour of the Kellogg Global Hub

Kellogg Global Hub, Gies Plaza
Building tours are first-come, first-served with limited capacity.
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Faculty Session 3

James L. Allen Center and Kellogg Global Hub
Draw inspiration and insights from thought-leadership sessions with Kellogg’s world-renowned faculty. All sessions are on a first-come, first-served basis.
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Kellogg Reunion Entrepreneur Showcase

The Entrepreneur Showcase is a forum for Kellogg alumni celebrating a reunion milestone to present to an audience of fellow alumni and guests. Selected entrepreneurs will deliver a brief pitch on their venture – highlighting the problem they are solving, the solution and status of company growth. The showcase provides a unique opportunity to highlight and support alumni in the process of building new ventures.

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Faculty Session 4

James L. Allen Center and Kellogg Global Hub
Draw inspiration and insights from thought-leadership sessions with Kellogg’s world-renowned faculty. All sessions are on a first-come, first-served basis.
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m

Departmental Socials
Various Locations

Meet up with other alumni and current students to socialize and learn more about select Kellogg departments and initiatives.
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Reunion Kick-Off Reception

Kellogg Global Hub
Celebrate with your classmates and make new connections! Enjoy heavy passed hors d'oeuvres, action stations, whimsical desserts, and drinks in the Global Hub.
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Reunion Kick-Off Reception (EMBA Program)

James L. Allen Center
Celebrate with your EMBA classmates and make new connections! Enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres, action stations, desserts, and drinks in the Allen Center.
Performances at
6:30 p.m and 9:00 p.m.

Special K Student Production

McCormick Auditorium, Norris Center
Now in its 40th year, Special K is a musical comedy show that parodies and celebrates life at Kellogg.
(Purchase tickets with your Reunion registration - $40)

Saturday, May 4, 2019

8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Walk-In Registration

Kellogg Global Hub
Stop in at the Kellogg Global Hub to check in and pick up your official Reunion 2019 badge. Walk-in registration and a general hospitality area will also be available in the Global Hub.
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

Kellogg Global Hub
Reconnect with friends and classmates over a light breakfast at the Global Hub.
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Kellogg Story Share

Kellogg Global Hub
Story Share reservation times available Spring 2019
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Future Alumni Children's Workshop

Kellogg Global Hub
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.

*$30 registration fee per child / limited capacity
9:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Leadership Storytelling: “What Story are You Telling at Reunion and Beyond?"
led by Esther Choy '09

Kellogg Global Hub
What is reunion but telling non-stop stories? At the upcoming Kellogg Reunion Weekend, you and your classmates will be sharing stories all weekend long. How do we tell marathon stories that feel authentic and stay memorable to our audience? Esther Choy '09 lectures in Kellogg Executive Education programs and has recently authored Let the Story Do the Work: The Art of Storytelling for Business Success. The $25 workshop fee includes a hardcopy of Esther's book as well as catered breakfast and beverage options.

NOTE: To attend you must be registered for the Campus Events Package and paid your $25 registration fee. This workshop requires pre-Reunion prep work. You will receive a follow-up communication with additional instructions to the email address you used to register for Reunion. Space is limited.
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

FACULTY SESSION 5

James L. Allen Center and Kellogg Global Hub
Draw inspiration and insights from thought-leadership sessions with Kellogg’s world-renowned faculty. All sessions are on a first-come, first-served basis.
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Plenary Session

Kellogg Global Hub, Gies Plaza

12:30 p.m.

All Reunion Class Photos

Kellogg Global Hub, Montag Vista
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Family Picnic

Reunion Tent, Lakefill North
Join us on campus for a family BBQ to celebrate Reunion 2019. Children under 18 are welcome free of charge.
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Alumni Career Coaching Sessions

Kellogg Global Hub
Career Coaching reservations will open Spring 2019
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Student Club Mixers

Various Locations
We're excited to welcome you back to Kellogg for Reunion 2019, and so are our students! You’re invited to join us for a variety of Student Club mixers taking place on Saturday, May 4.

Saturday Night Class Parties

1st Reunion
(Full-Time Program)

Join your classmates for an amazing evening in this exclusive cocktail lounge and premier Chicago nightclub.

Attire: Casual cocktail

Please contact us with any special dietary restrictions

5th Reunion
(Full-Time Program)

Join your classmates for a fantastic party at one of the most exciting neighborhood restaurants in Chicago wrapped in a high-energy elegance.

Attire: Casual cocktail

Please contact us with any special dietary restrictions

10th Reunion
(Full-Time Program)

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.

Attire: Casual cocktail

Please contact us with any special dietary restrictions

15th-50th Reunions
(Full-Time Program)

Half-Century Club

All Evening & Weekend
(formerly Part-Time)

All Executive MBA

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 and dessert with your class from 8 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Attire: Casual cocktail

Please contact us with any special dietary restrictions

Please note that events and locations are subject to change. All adjustments will be posted to this page.

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