2018 Reunion Thought Leadership Sessions
Draw inspiration and insight from thought-leadership sessions with Kellogg’s world-renowned faculty and guest speakers. With more than 30 sessions to choose from, this is an event you don’t want to miss.
Sessions will be held on Friday, May 4 in the James L. Allen Center and the Kellogg Global Hub. Please review each session time for presenter information, session titles, and locations.
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Seating at all Reunion 2018 sessions is first-come, first-served. Due to the large amount of interest in the sessions, we advise arriving 15 minutes early to secure your seat. Once seating has reached capacity in the room, the session will officially be "closed" and participants arriving late will need to select an alternate session to attend.
Friday, May 4
SOLD OUT - Leadership Storytelling: “What Story are You Telling at Reunion and Beyond?"
Esther Choy '09
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Kellogg Global Hub, White Auditorium
*$25 fee includes hardcopy of Esther's book, as well as catered lunch and beverage options.
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.
Kellogg Reunion Entrepreneur Showcase
3:30pm - 5:00pm
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.
The Kellogg Leadership Journey for the Evening & Weekend Program
Led by Bernie Banks '08, Associate Dean for Leadership Development
5:00 pm - 6:00pm
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.
Saturday, May 5
Leadership Session: The Importance of Forging Character in Leader Development
Bernie Banks '08, Associate Dean for Leadership Development
10:00am - 11:00am
Kellogg Global Hub, Gies Plaza