Georgetown McDonough Graduate Alumni Reunion
Friday, Oct. 6 to Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017
Celebrating the MBA, EMBA, GEMBA, and EML Classes of 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, and 2012


Arrival:

Please plan to arrive on campus at the Rafik B. Hariri Building, located to the North of Cooper Field, between 4 and 5 p.m. on Friday, October 6. Registration will open at 4 p.m., and the first event for all attendees begins at 5 p.m.

Transportation:

Car: Please plan to park in the visitors garage, located adjacent the entry to campus at 3611 Canal Road, NW. Parking for Friday afternoon and evening costs approximately $20, and cash payment is required upon entry to the garage. Parking is free on Saturday and Sunday.

Cab/Rideshare: Please instruct your driver to take you to Georgetown University’s main gates, located at 3700 O Street, NW, or to the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center, located at 3800 Reservoir Road, NW. Cabs and ride share vehicles are not permitted to travel through other areas of campus.

 

The schedule of events with recommended attire information is below:

Event Suggested Attire
Welcome Reception and October 6 Evening Events Business Casual
Family Picnic and October 7 Morning/Afternoon Events Casual
Awards Dinner Business (jacket and slacks for men, cocktail dress for women)

Friday, October 6:

4 – 8 p.m.  |  RegistrationFirst Floor, Hariri Building

4 – 5 p.m.  |  Reunion Planning Committee Thank You Reception (Private)

5 – 5:30 p.m.  |  Innovation and Global Business Leadership – featured address from Paul C. Almeida, Dean and William R. Berkley Chair – Room 240, Hariri Building

5:30-6:30 p.m.  |  Student-Alumni NetworkingRoom 415, Hariri Building

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.  |  Welcome ReceptionAttire: Business CasualFisher Colloquium, Hariri Building

After the conclusion of the Welcome Reception, several classes have organized separate class parties:

Class Date and Time Venue Name Address Notes
2007 10/6, 9 p.m. onward Mason Inn 2408 Wisconsin Ave., NW Cash bar - hosted by Richard Ibarguengoitia (MBA'07)
2002 10/6, 8:30 p.m. onward Tombs 1226 36th St., NW Cash bar - contact Martin Doyle (MBA'02) for more information
1997 10/6, 8:30 p.m. onward L2 Lounge 3315 Cady's Alley, NW Cash bar - contact Tara Quilty (MBA'97) for more information
1992 8:30 p.m. onward Bulldog Tavern 205 Prospect St., NW Cash bar - Bulldog Tavern is located inside the Healey Family Student Center on GU's campus
1987 10/6, 8:30 p.m. onward Home of Anne Tarrant (MBA'87) 3808 Jocelyn St., NW Please contact Nancy Barber (MBA'87) for more information

More information regarding class parties will be available at Reunion.

Saturday, October 7:

10 – 11 a.m.  |  Faculty SeminarsGrab a cup of coffee, step back into the classroom (without papers or exams), re-engage with your favorite subject from your days at Georgetown McDonough, and learn about the latest trends and developments in global business from faculty at the cutting edge:

Pietra Rivoli, vice dean and professor of finance: Improving Lives and Livelihoods in Global Value Chains: A Case Study in RwandaRoom 240, Hariri Building

Bardia Kamrad, senior associate dean for executive degree programs and professor of operations and information management: Can Big Mac Prices be a Predictor of International Hourly Wages?Room 250, Hariri Building

Evelyn Williams, teaching professor of management: Cutting-Edge Creativity ToolsRoom 340, Hariri Building

11 – 11:30 a.m.  |  The McDonough MBA: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow – featured address from Prashant Malaviya, senior associate dean, MBA Programs – Room 240, Hariri Building

11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.  |  Building tours led by current MBA students – First Floor, Hariri Building

12 – 2 p.m.  |  Alumni Family PicnicAttire: CasualFirst Floor Patio, Hariri Building

2 – 2:30 p.m.  |  Building tours led by current MBA students – First Floor, Hariri Building

2 – 3 p.m.  |  MBA Alumni Advisory Council (MAAC) Reception - Open to All AlumniFirst Floor Patio, Hariri Building

6:30 – 11 p.m.  |  Reunion Awards DinnerAttire: Business (jacket and slacks for men, cocktail dress for women)Main Building, Organization of American States (OAS), 200 17th St., NW

Arrival:

Car: Limited valet parking will be available at OAS free of charge (excluding tip) - parking lot entrance is located at 1756 C St., NW

Cabs/Rideshare: Cabs may drop off attendees at the main entrance of OAS, located at 200 17th St., NW

Awards Dinner Schedule of Events:

6:30 p.m.  | Cocktail reception begins – First Floor Atrium, OAS
7 p.m.  |  Attendees are seated for dinner – Hall of the Americas, OAS
8:30 p.m.  |  Dinner concludes
8:30 p.m.  |  Open bar, dessert, and dancing commence – Hall of the Americas, OAS
11 p.m.  |  Event concludes

Alumni Awards:

Dean's Award: Presented to an alumnus who is renowned in his or her field and exemplifies the characteristics of principled leadership and service to society.

Ambassador of the Year Award: Presented to an outstanding alumnus who is a member of the Georgetown McDonough Alumni Ambassador program and who embodies all things Georgetown McDonough.

MAAC Award: Presented to a MAAC member who has demonstrated exceptional service to Georgetown McDonough and exhibited high-level leadership within his or her organization.

Reunion Class Participation Award: Given to the class with the highest level of alumni participation/attendance at the 2017 reunion.

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