Both days include speakers imparting leadership wisdom, MBA programs presenting best practices, and roundtable discussions among program leaders.

November 17, 2016

Time: Location: Room: Event:
1:00-1:40 PM Omni Houston Hotel Lobby Bus 1 departs Omni Houston Hotel for Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business
1:20-2:00 PM Omni Houston Hotel Lobby Bus 2 departs Omni Houston Hotel for Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business
1:00-2:30 PM Jones Graduate School of Business Rotunda Participant registration is open

* For attendees coming directly from the airport, there will be a place to check your bags for the afternoon

2:30-3:00 PM Jones Graduate School of Business AFC Conference Kickoff
3:00-3:20 PM Jones Graduate School of Business AFC MBA Presentation #1
3:20-3:40 PM Jones Graduate School of Business AFC Break
3:40-4:00 PM Jones Graduate School of Business AFC MBA Presentation #2
4:00-4:20 PM Jones Graduate School of Business transit Break/Transit to Shell Auditorium (Guests in seats by 4:20 PM)
4:30-5:30 PM Jones Graduate School of Business Shell Auditorium Speaker #1: Jay Steinfeld
5:30-5:45 PM Jones Graduate School of Business transit Break/Transit to Student Commons
5:30-8:00 PM Jones Graduate School of Business Student Commons Partio Networking Mixer (Dinner and beverages provided)
8:00-8:40 PM Jones Graduate School of Business Rotunda All Busses depart for the Omni Houston Hotel

** Guests may place bags on the bus and they will be held at the Omni Houston Hotel if they choose not to return to the Omni Houston Hotel at that time. The Omni Houston Hotel will collect and hold bags until guests arrive

 

November 18, 2016

Time: Location: Room: Event:
7:45-8:30 AM Omni Houston Hotel Lobby Bus 1 departs Omni Houston Hotel for Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business
8:10-8:50 AM Omni Houston Hotel Lobby Bus 2 departs Omni Houston Hotel for Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business
8:00-9:00 AM Jones Graduate School of Business Rotunda Registration is open for those who have yet to check in
9:00-9:15 AM Jones Graduate School of Business AFC Conference Kickoff
9:20-9:40 AM Jones Graduate School of Business AFC MBA Presentation #3
9:50-10:10 AM Jones Graduate School of Business AFC MBA Presentation #4
10:15-10:30 AM Jones Graduate School of Business AFC Break
10:35-10:55 AM Jones Graduate School of Business AFC MBA Presentation #5
10:55-11:10 AM Jones Graduate School of Business transit Break/Transit to Shell Auditorium (Guests in seats by 11:10 AM)
11:20-12:20 AM Jones Graduate School of Business Shell Auditorium Speaker #2: Annise Parker
12:30-1:15 PM Jones Graduate School of Business AFC Catered lunch for SGLS Participants
1:20-1:40 PM Jones Graduate School of Business AFC MBA Presentation #6
1:50-2:10 PM Jones Graduate School of Business AFC MBA Presentation #7
2:10-2:35 PM Jones Graduate School of Business AFC Wrap-up / Transit to Shell Auditorium (Guests in seats by 2:35 PM)
2:45-3:45 PM Jones Graduate School of Business Shell Auditorium Speaker #3: TBD
3:45-5:00 PM Rice University Student Center Willy's Pub MBA student networking social event (Snacks and beverages provided)
3:45-5:00 PM Jones Graduate School of Business Executive Commons MBA Programming Office networking social event (Snacks and beverages provided)
5:00-5:40 PM Jones Graduate School of Business Rotunda All busses depart for the Omni Houston Hotel
5:40-7:00 PM Omni Houston Hotel   Free time
6:45-7:30 PM Omni Houston Hotel Colonnade Room Cocktail reception (hors d'oeuvres and beverages provided)
7:20-7:35 PM Omni Houston Hotel Colonnade Room Transition to tables
7:40-8:30 PM Omni Houston Hotel Colonnade Room Speaker #4: TBD
8:30-9:15 PM Omni Houston Hotel Colonnade Room Dinner is served
9:00-9:30 PM Omni Houston Hotel Colonnade Room Closing remarks
9:30 PM-2:00 AM Omni Houston Hotel Black Swan SGLS networking event at the Black Swan

 

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