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University of Chicago GSB European Reunion in Rome

The University of Chicago Alumni Club of Italy

September 12, 2008 - September 14, 2008

Please join us in Rome for a pan-European Chicago GSB Reunion where we will catch up and also meet our Law School colleagues. We expect this to be a spectacular weekend filled with sights of Rome, Italy's most beautiful city. Please do your best to make your hotel and travel reservations ASAP in order to make this reunion as pleasant as possible. We hope to see you, along with family and friends, and enjoy sightseeing as well as spending time with your favorite alumni friends. Please note, our special guest speaker at dinner on Saturday, 13th September will be Ferdinando "Nani" Beccalli-Falco, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GE International. He is responsible for directing GE’s strategies for growth outside the U.S. by working on behalf of all GE businesses to expand customer and government relationships and to develop new business markets. He is based in Brussels, Belgium. Mr. Beccalli-Falco will be speaking about "Growth Strategies within a Global Market." At the cocktail reception the same evening, GE will have a special booth set up where Mrs. Barbara Preti, the European Organization & Staffing Manager, will answer questions on GE Europe for those interested in learning more.

Where

Various Locations in Rome
Various
Rome, Italy

Event Details

PROGRAM September 12: AFTERNOON and EVENING *Arrive at accommodation *Each class or groups of alumni will organize their own dinner and/or other gathering September 13: MORNING *Tour of Ancient Rome: Colosseo, Foro Romano, San Pietro in Vincoli and “Il Mosè di Michelangelo” (cost: €20 per person) *Meeting point: Largo Salara Vecchia; Via dei Fori Imperiali *Meeting time: 8:45am *Tour time: 3 hours *Language of tour will be English and hearing devices will be provided to each person in order to hear guide’s comments on monuments and other stories related to ancient Rome. AFTERNOON *At end of tour, groups will go on their own for lunch or other activities. EVENING *Cocktail at 20:30 on “Terrazza Roof Garden l’Olimpo” *Dinner at 21:30 on first floor in a magnificent salon *Guest speaker Ferdinando "Nani" Beccalli-Falco, President and CEO of GE International. *Total price €100/person September 14: *Tour of Rome’s Monuments: Piazze Barocche: p.za di Spagna, Fontana di Trevi, Pantheon and p.za Navona (cost €10/person) *Meeting point: TBD *Meeting time: 8:45am (may be later…) *Tour time: 3 hours *Tour will be conducted in English and hearing devices will be provided to each person in order to hear guide’s comments on monuments and other stories related to Rome. AFTERNOON *At end of tour, groups will go on their own for lunch or other activities. ACCOMMODATION Please arrange reservations by contacting your preferred hotel below: Option 1: Hotel Bernini Bristol ***** Piazza Barberini 23 00187 Rome, Italy Tel. +39.06.488933256 Fax. +39.06.42011509 http://www.sinahotels.com/ 10 rooms reserved (5 double for single use, 5 double for double use): - double for single use €220 - double for double use € 265 - American breakfast buffet € 32/person Not included 10% VAT and tip 10% after VAT Reservation code: "Business School" First come, first served Option 2: Hotel Anglo Americano **** 12, Via delle Quattro Fontane Tel. +39.06 472941 Rome, Italy info@hotelangloamericano.com - double room €180 Taxes and breakfast included First come, first served Option 3: www.hotels.com Enter in selection for Rome, Italy For dates, select check in 12 Sept and check out 14 Sept Define how many adults and children Start search Later refine search by clicking on nearby landmarks and select Trevi Fountain Make sure the hotel you select is within half a mile to 1 mile from fountain

Cost

Varies, depending on choice of accommodation, transport, etc.

Registration

Register Online
Either register and pay on the above link or send a wire transfer to: Unicredit Banca: University of Chicago Alumni Club of Italy / IBAN: IT03E020080161400040490537. If you make a wire transfer, please make sure the payment order is executed in Euros AND add 5 Euros to amount due in order cover transaction costs. For those based in Italy, the bank number is 000040490537, while relevant banking codes are ABI: 02008, CAB: 01614.

Deadline: 8/29/2008

Questions

Luca Leone, '06 (EXP-11) 

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