FRIDAY, March 24, 2017

event description

4:30pm – 5:30pm  | Registration Check-In | Spangler Williams Room

5:15pm – 5:30pm  | Welcome Address from Conference Co-Chairs and "The Black National Anthem” performed by Christopher Eaglin

5:30pm – 6:30pm  | Opening Keynote Address: Arnold Donald, President and CEO of Carnival Corporation moderated by Professor Henry McGee, Harvard Business School | Spangler Auditorium

6:35pm – 7:20pm  | Dr. Laura Morgan Roberts: "Supercharge Your Career: The Fundamentals of High-Impact Networking" | Spangler Auditorium

7:20pm – 8:30pm  | Networking Reception | Spangler Williams Room

SATURDAY, March 25, 2017

EVENT DESCRIPTION

7:30am  | Registration Check-In | Spangler Meredith Room

8:00am – 8:30am  | Continental Breakfast | Spangler Auditorium

8:15am – 8:30am  | Welcome and Opening Remarks: Nitin Nohria, Dean of Harvard Business School | Spangler Auditorium

8:30am – 9:30am| Morning Keynote Address: Vicki Fuller, CIO of New York State Common Retirement Fund
moderated by Professor Paula Price, Harvard Business School | Spangler Auditorium 

9:30am – 9:45am  | Networking Break

9:45am – 10:30am  | TED-Talk: Dr. David Thomas, Harvard Business School Professor  | Spangler Auditorium

10:30am – 10:45am | Networking Break

10:45am – 11:45am | Panel Breakout Session
Panel A: Call to Action: Shaping and Engaging in our Political Future | Aldrich 112
Panel B: Closing the Achievement Gap in the 21st Century | Aldrich 111

11:45am - 12:00pm  | Networking Break

12:00pm – 1:15pm  | Distinguished Alumni Awards Luncheon | Spangler Williams Room
Professional Achievement Award: George Van Amson, MBA 1982
Bert King Service Award: Shari Hubert, MBA 2000

12:00pm – 1:15pm  | Gold Sponsor Lunch: Shire Presents | Aldrich 112

1:15pm – 1:30pm  | Networking Break

1:30pm – 2:30pm | Panel Breakout Session
Panel C: The Changing Face of Private Equity (Aldrich 112)
Panel D: Corporate Governance- Black Presence in the Highest Levels of Business (Aldrich 111)

2:30pm – 2:45pm  | Networking Break

2:45pm – 3:45pm  | Panel Breakout Session
Panel E: Building Brands for the Black Community | Aldrich 112
Panel F: Power Couples - Effectively Managing Dual Career Households | Aldrich 111

3:45pm – 4:00pm  | Networking Break

4:00pm – 5:00pm | Closing Keynote: Jonathan Mildenhall, CMO of Airbnb moderated by Professor Tsedal Neeley, Harvard Business  School | Spangler Auditorium

5:00pm – 6:00pm | Closing Networking Reception | Spangler Williams Room

10:00pm – 2:00am | Afterparty at La Fabrica Central (450 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139 - requires separate ticket)

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Event Description

10:00am – 12:00pm  | Jazz Brunch at Darryl's Corner Bar & Kitchen (604 Columbus Ave Boston, MA 02118 - requires separate ticket)

 

All parties and receptions must be 21+. Nametag required.