Full Weekend Schedule
To view the Reconnect 2015 Program Booklet, please click here.
THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2015
12:45 - 4:30 p.m. | Half-Century Club Tour| Hyde Park| Half-Century Club
We welcome the classes of 1963, 1964, and 1965. Meet at Gleacher Center at 12:45 p.m. to head to campus for a tour of Hyde Park. Transportation will depart at 1 p.m.
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. | All Booth Reunion Happy Hour | Rock Bottom Brewery
First drink is on us! This event is first come, first served.
6 - 9 p.m. | Class Dinner | Gleacher Center - Midway Club | Half-Century Club
We welcome the classes of 1963, 1964, and 1965. Toast to the class of 1965's 50th reunion and the Half Century Club celebration.
FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2015
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 Friday of Reconnect weekend. Coaching availability is limited during Reconnect and available by appointment only. The Career Services office is located at Gleacher Center, 450 Cityfront Plaza, Suite 440. More information regarding Career Services can be located here.
9 - 10:30 a.m. | Alumnae and Student Breakfast (for Booth women) | Gleacher Center
Booth women (alumnae and students) are invited to a fun speed networking event.
10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Management Conference and Luncheon | Hyatt Regency 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.
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
|Registration and Networking Reception
|11:30 – 1:15 p.m.
||Lunch and Keynote Address
Featuring Richard H. Thaler, Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics, on Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics
|1:45 – 3 p.m.
||Breakout Session 1
|3:15 – 4:30 p.m.
||Breakout Session 2
6:30 - 11:30 p.m.| Alumni Celebration | Navy Pier | All Alumni and Students
All alumni are invited to this class-wide celebration. Shuttle service will be available to and from Gleacher Center. Please see the travel page for more information.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
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.
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. | Reunion Breakfast | Charles M. Harper Center | Reunion Alumni
Enjoy a continental breakfast with fellow reunion alumni and guests.
8:30 a.m. – Noon | Student-led Tours of Harper Center
9 a.m. | University Admissions Session and Tour | Meet at Rosenwald Hall | Reunion alumni and guests
9:45 a.m. - Noon | 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.
9:45 – 10:45 a.m. Session 1
11 a.m. – Noon Session 2
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. | Oriental Institute Tour | The Oriental Institute | Children (ages 5-14) and parents
Enjoy a docent-led tour of the University of Chicago’s Oriental Institute. Become an archaeologist for a day! This interactive tour teaches students how to analyze Hammurabi’s Code and decode King Tut’s statue in the galleries. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Noon - 2 p.m.| Reunion Homecoming Barbecue | Charles M. Harper Center | Reunion Alumni
Celebrate a reunion-wide barbecue. This event is family friendly and open to reunion alumni only and their guests.
Noon - 2 p.m.| Young Alumni and Students Homecoming Barbecue | Charles M. Harper Center | Young Alumni: Classes of 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and current students (SOLD OUT)
Young alumni and current students are invited to a special BBQ hosted by the full-time class of 2013. Join friends and classmates in the student lounge and patio. First-come, first-served event.
1 p.m. and 2 p.m. | Chicago Architecture Tours | Trolley | Reunion alumni
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. | Build and Advance: Leveraging Global Career Services for Your Organization and Your Career | Charles M. Harper Center | All Alumni
Receive employment updates across student populations and learn how to leverage the global Career Services team to hire Booth talent or forward your personal career ambitions. Hosted by Career Services, Julie Morton, Associate Dean of Career Services and Corporate Relations.
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. | Chicago Booth Today | Charles M. Harper Center | All Alumni
A panel of today’s student leaders will discuss what it’s like to experience Chicago Booth.
3 p.m. | Cubs Game (Class of 1995)| Wrigley Field
Join '95 classmates at Wrigley Field for the Cubs vs. the Pirates. Limited tickets available ($44/ticket). No refunds will be available for this event.
4:30 – 7 p.m. | 30th Annual DuSable Conference – Creating Sustainable Wealth | Gleacher Center | All Alumni
If you are seeking to improve your connections, knowledge, and exposure to business issues within the African-American community, the DuSable Conference is a must-attend event for both the experienced and emerging professional. The conference combines the very best in academic theory with experiential knowledge. You will hear from a diverse gathering of business leaders, alumni, and other professionals.
7 - 10 p.m. | Class Dinners and Receptions | Various Chicago Venues
1970: Gleacher Center
1975: Gleacher Center
1980: Midway Club at Gleacher Center
1985: Gleacher Center
1990: River Roast
2000: Epic Sky
2005: Kensington Rooftop & Lounge
2010: Hubbard Inn
2014: Three Dots and a Dash
Executive MBA (1985-2014): ZED451