Reunion 2018 Schedule

Kellogg Reunion 2018 Schedule Page

Stay Tuned for Details on your 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.

Stay tuned for the event app, which will provide updated information including room locations and opportunities to engage with other attendees and speakers via social media.

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Please note this schedule reflects Reunion 2018. Reunion 2019 schedule is coming soon.

Friday, May 4, 2018

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

James L. Allen Center
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 sessions are currently full.
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 sessions will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Check back soon to register for your Story Share session time.
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.
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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

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: To attend you must be registered for this workshop prior to Reunion Weekend and paid your $25 registration fee.

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

General Lunch

Reunion Tent, Lakefill North
Reconnect with friends and classmates over lunch in the Reunion tent.

Please contact us with any special dietary restrictions
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch for classes of 1978-1963

James L. Allen Center, Park Dining Room

Reconnect with friends and classmates over lunch in the Allen Center.
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

Kellogg Global Hub 1420/1430, Galvin Conference Center

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.
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m
KCFE Social, Global Hub 3134, Light Court

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Social Impact Social, Allen Center, Park Dining Room

Initiative & Departmental Socials

Meet up with other alumni and current students to socialize and learn more about the Social Impact Initiative and Kellogg Center for Family Enterprises.
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The Kellogg Leadership Journey for the Evening & Weekend Program

Bernie Banks '08, Associate Dean for Leadership Development

Kellogg Global Hub 1130

The Kellogg Leadership Journey provides a new, innovative way to deliver leadership content to Kellogg students in a setting that will allow for substantive reflection and dialogue related to their development as leaders.  In this session, you’ll learn more about the Kellogg Leadership Journey for Evening and Weekend students and will receive an update on recent Evening and Weekend program developments, from admissions to student experiences to metrics. Stay to celebrate at your Reunion Kick-Off Reception immediately following this session.


5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Reunion Kick-Off Celebration - 1st year Reunion

Reunion Tent, Lakefill North
Celebrate with your classmates at Kamp Kellogg! Fun camp themed eats, drinks, and atmosphere with your fellow 1st year alumni and current Kellogg students.
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Reunion Kick-Off Celebration (Full-Time / Evening & Weekend)

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 Celebration (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.
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Live performance by The Bullets

Kellogg Global Hub, White Auditorium
Join Dave Tuchler ('83), Steve Liu ('83), Jim Margolis ('84), Bob Cornick ('84), Rick Smilow ('84) for their Reunion Tour performance. All classes invited.
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. /
9:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Special K student production

McCormick Auditorium, Norris Center
TICKETS ARE CURRENTLY SOLD OUT

Now in its 39th year, Special K is a musical comedy show that parodies and celebrates life at Kellogg. (Tickets - $35)

Saturday, May 5, 2018

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.
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

Kellogg Global Hub
Reconnect with friends and classmates over a light breakfast at the Global Hub.
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Kellogg Leadership Circle Breakfast

Kellogg Global Hub, Kotler Innovation Lab
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Kellogg Story Share

Kellogg Global Hub
Story Share sessions will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Check back soon to register for your Story Share session time.
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Saturday Session with Bernie Banks '08, Associate Dean for Leadership Development

Kellogg Global Hub, Gies Plaza
The Importance of Forging Character in Leader Development. Join us for a special faculty session Saturday morning on the topic of leadership. More information to come.
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.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.

*$25 registration fee per child / limited capacity

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Fireside Chat: Dean Sally Blount & Martin Lau '98, President at Tencent Holdings Limited

Closing Remarks: Dean Sally Blount

Kellogg Global Hub, Gies Plaza
Join us as Dean Blount interviews Martin Lau ’98 about his experience as the President at Tencent Holdings Limited. Following the interview, Dean Blount will deliver remarks.
12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

All Reunion Class Photo

Kellogg Global Hub, Montag Vista
12:15 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 sessions are currently full.
3:00 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 Formal Class Parties

1st Reunion (Full-Time Program only)

Join your classmates for an amazing evening at this immense ping-pong playground with award-winning chefs, craft beers and cocktails! 230 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60601

Attire: Casual cocktail

Please contact us with any special dietary restrictions

5th Reunion (Full-Time Program only)

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.

Attire: Casual cocktail

Please contact us with any special dietary restrictions

10th Reunion (Full-Time Program only)

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-55th Reunions (Full-Time Program),
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, dessert and dancing 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 location are subject to change. All adjustments will be posted to this page.