Reunion 2012 Chicago Booth

Class of2011

Weekend Schedule

Please note that events are subject to change as planning progresses.

Thursday, October 4

All Reunion TNDC- SOLD OUT

5 p.m., Rockit, 2nd floor, 22 West Hubbard Street
Free of charge (cash bar, first drink is on us!)
Attire: business casual (jeans acceptable)

Kick off the weekend with classmates and friends to celebrate Chicago Booth. This all reunion class event is an ode to Pub Night and TNDC.

Friday, October 5

One-on-One Career Coaching Sessions - SOLD OUT

9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Gleacher Center
Free of charge

Lunch and Back-to-the-Classroom Sessions ($) - SOLD OUT

10:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m., Gleacher Center, 450 North Cityfront Plaza 4th floor
(Lunch will be served from noon - 1 p.m.)
$25 per person
Attire: business casual

Relive your time as a student by joining in lively discussions with some of Chicago Booth's award-winning faculty.

Session 1

Social Media Topics
Pradeep K. Chintagunta, Joseph T. and Bernice S. Lewis Distinguished Service Professor of Marketing

Session 2

A Capitalism for the People: Recapturing the Lost Genius of American Prosperity
Luigi Zingales, Robert C. McCormack Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance and David G. Booth Faculty Fellow E. S.

Session 3

Why Bother with Strategy?
James E. Schrager, Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management

Alumni Celebration ($) Details- SOLD OUT

6 - 11 p.m., Millennium Park, 201 East Randolph
6 - 8 p.m. (All-class reunion reception; dinner will be served at 8 p.m.)
$125 per person
Attire: black tie preferred (suits and cocktail dresses acceptable)

Join us at Chicago Booth’s 17th annual Alumni Celebration black tie event held at Chicago's iconic Millennium Park. A jubilant occasion and highlight of the Reunion weekend activities, Alumni Celebration is a chance to come together and toast the Chicago Booth community and our Distinguished Alumni Award winners. Don't miss this opportunity to celebrate with Reunion classmates and dance the night away. Set against Chicago's breathtaking skyline, it's an event to remember.

Saturday, October 6

One-on-One Career Coaching Sessions- SOLD OUT

8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Gleacher Center
Free of charge

University Campus Tours and Admissions Sessions*

Rosenwald Hall, 1101 East 58th Street
9 a.m. - Admissions session followed by a 10 a.m. tour
10 a.m. - Admissions session followed by an 11 a.m. tour
Free of charge

Alumni and their high school-aged children are invited to an information session on the college application process followed by a campus tour. Useful for those considering the University of Chicago as well as other schools. Tours are led by university students.

Oktoberfest ($)* - SOLD OUT

11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Harper Center, 5807 South Woodlawn Avenue
$30 per person, children 12 and under are free 
Attire: casual

Raise your beer steins and enjoy a smorgasbord of German fare as we bring Bavaria to Booth in this family-friendly afternoon. Afterward, take a tour of Harper Center and discover its state-of-the-art facilities with friends and colleagues.

All-Reunion Class Golf Scramble ($)

11 a.m., Cog Hill, 12294 Archer Avenue, Lemont, Illinois, 60439
$61 with cart
$45 walking
40 spots reserved, split between courses 2 and 3.

Nestled in the Des Plaines River Valley, Cog Hill is the home of the PGA Tour BMW Championship and has been luring avid golfers since 1927. This privately owned golf complex is located in a lovely rural setting less than 30 miles southwest of Chicago, right off I-55.

Part-Time Class Lunch with Professor Scott F. Meadow, Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship ($)

12 - 1:30 p.m., Gleacher Center, Midway Club 450 North Cityfront Plaza
$20 per person
Attire: casual

Hosted by the 2002 part-time class, open to all part-time alumni.

Cheese and Vosges Chocolate Tasting ($)* - SOLD OUT
Led by Vosges founder, Katrina Markoff

Hosted by the class of 1997.

2 - 4 p.m., Harper Center, 5807 South Woodlawn Avenue Room 219
$25 per person

Sample cheese and Vosges chocolates from around the world while reconnecting with old friends and classmates. Katrina Markoff, founder of Vosges Haut-Chocolate will be on hand to show you a variety of award-winning pairings of cheese and chocolate and talk about her experiences as an entrepreneur.

Dean’s Society Reunion Donor Reception 

By invitation only.
5 - 7 p.m., Gleacher Center, 450 North Cityfront Plaza 6th floor
Attire: smart casual (jeans acceptable)

Join us for a special reception recognizing leadership donors, with Dean Sunil Kumar and Kevin M. Murphy, George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics. Let us say thank you for the invaluable support you and your fellow alumni provide the school through your generosity.

Class of 2011 Party ($)

8 - 11 p.m., Epic, 112 West Hubbard
$69 per person
Attire: smart casual (jeans acceptable)

Celebrate your reunion with fellow classmates at River North hot spot Epic, a lounge with a dramatic setting and a name that captures the spirit of the night's festivities. Stunning views, signature cocktails, and great company are in store as you catch up with friends and rehash fond memories from your time at Booth. 

*Family-friendly activities.

Last Updated 10/4/12