Full Weekend Schedule
THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2014
One-to-One Career Coaching for Chicago Booth Alumni
As a Booth alumnus you are entitled to Career Services for life. Appointments with a career coach are free of charge, and can take place in person, on the phone, or via Skype. If you would like to schedule an appointment with a coach, you can do so today by contacting Career Services directly at 312.464.8677 or at boothworks@ChicagoBooth.edu. Coaching is available year round, including the Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of Reconnect weekend. Coaching availability is limited during Reconnect weekend and available by appointment only. The Career Services office is located at Gleacher Center, 450 Cityfront Plaza, Suite 440, Chicago, Illinois 60611.
12:30–4:30 p.m. | Gleacher Center Tour and the Chicago Architecture River Cruise | Class of 1964 and Laughlin Hall
Tour Gleacher Center, home of the Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Programs, with current students and then take the Chicago Architecture Foundation river cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady.
6–8 p.m. | All Booth Happy Hour | Rock Bottom | All Alumni
Start the weekend off right with classmates, friends, and alumni guests at this all-reunion event that takes you back to Pub Night, Midweek at the Midway, and TNDC. First-come, first-served event. Registration does not guarantee entry into the event.
6–9 p.m. | Class Dinner | Gleacher Center - Lounge 220| Class of 1964 and Laughlin Hall
Toast to the Class of 1964 and Laughlin Hall. Enjoy cocktails and dinner with your classmates at Gleacher Center.
FRIDAY, MAY 16, 2014
8–9:30 a.m. | If I Knew Then What I Know Now (Alumnae Breakfast) | Gleacher Center Room 621
Booth women (alumnae and students) are invited to a fun speed networking event led by Julie Danis, AM '79, MBA '84, and Judy Maley, LAB '78, MBA '84.
11 a.m.–4:45 p.m. | Management Conference and Luncheon | Sheraton Hotel and Gleacher Center
Invigorate your thinking at Management Conference. Immerse yourself in spirited debate and rigorous inquiry into the business issues that transform our world.
4:45–6 p.m. | Management Conference Networking Reception | Midway Club | All Alumni
Join fellow alumni for networking after Management Conference.
6:30–11:30 p.m.| Alumni Celebration | Museum of Science and Industry | All Alumni and Students
Join fellow classmates and alumni for the annual Alumni Celebration, a joyous party reveling in friendships old and new. We will be celebrating our 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients. Shuttle service will be available to and from Gleacher Center. Please see the travel page for more information.
Private Receptions (invitation only):
- Executive MBA Reception
- Leadership Reception
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Shuttle service will be available between Gleacher Center and Harper Center for Saturday morning and afternoon programming. Please see the travel page for more information. Please note: Programming is subject to change.
9–10 a.m. (SOLD OUT) | Reunion Breakfast | Charles M. Harper Center | Reunion Alumni
Enjoy a continental breakfast with fellow reunion alumni and guests.
9:45 a.m.–Noon (SOLD OUT) | Smart Museum Tour | Smart Museum | Youth Ages 12-18
Enjoy a docent-led tour of the Smart Museum collections and an opportunity to sketch in the gallery. Parents are welcome to attend with their children, but not required. Chicago Booth staff will accompany youth to and from the Smart Museum.
10 a.m.–Noon (SOLD OUT) | The Admissions Process and Campus Tour | Charles M. Harper Center | Youth Ages 14-18
Learn more about the University of Chicago campus and student life. Parents are welcome to attend with their children, but not required. An admissions session including a writing workshop for prospective students will be available from 10-11 a.m. followed by a walking tour of campus.
10 a.m.–Noon (SOLD OUT) | Reunion Back-to-the-Classroom Sessions | Charles M. Harper Center | Reunion Alumni
Enhance your learning with fantastic faculty sessions. This event is open to reunion alumni only and their guests.
Noon–2 p.m. (SOLD OUT) | Reunion Homecoming Barbecue | Charles M. Harper Center | Reunion Alumni
Celebrate a reunion-wide barbecue. Guests and kids of all ages are welcome.
Noon–2 p.m. (SOLD OUT)| Young Alumni and Students Homecoming Barbecue | Charles M. Harper Center | Young Alumni: Classes of 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and current students
Young alumni and current students are invited to a special BBQ hosted by the full-time Class of 2013. Relive the glory days with friends and classmates in the student lounge and patio.
1–2:30 p.m., 2–3:30 p.m., and 2:30–4 p.m. (SOLD OUT)| Chicago Architecture Foundation Campus Tour | Charles M. Harper Center | Reunion Alumni
The Chicago Architecture Foundation docents will provide expert commentary on the architecture of the University of Chicago campus, with special attention to the many new buildings constructed over the past 15 years. Transportation will be provided for the duration of the tour.
1:30–2:30 p.m.| Plan, Retire, Succeed | Charles M. Harper Center | Reunion Alumni
Three alumni will share their experience in planning for retirement and lessons they have learned, ranging from developing financial plans, optimizing Social Security benefits to finding satisfaction in retirement
2:15–3:15 p.m.| Oriental Institute Gallery Tour | Oriental Institute | Reunion Alumni
Oriental Institute docents lead your group through our world-renowned museum, focusing on the highlights of our collection.
Saturday Night (times vary) | Class Dinners | Various Chicago Venues
Please see the reunion class page for more information.
Executive MBA (1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, 2013): ZED451
1994: The Gage
1989: Del Frisco’s
1984: Nico Osteria (SOLD OUT)
1979: Gleacher Center - Lounge 220
1974: Gleacher Center - Lounge 220
1969: Gleacher Center- Lounge 220
1964 and Laughlin Hall: Gleacher Center - Lounge 220 on Thursday, May 15