FRIDAY, 10/14 – KPMG, Aon Center, 55th Floor
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
YouthSpeak Forum
YouthSpeak Forum is a premiere event that brings together both young and senior leaders to form a diverse cross-sector and multi-generational space for inspiring conversations around pressing global issues.
Informal meet ups to be announced by the hosts as they are scheduled.
SATURDAY, 10/15 – Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Pick up your badge, materials, and tickets
Session 1
Session 2
Session 3
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Do you have the chops to be an entrepreneur?

What does it take to be an entrepreneur? Can you make it if you've got the "next big idea", application or service? Do you have the fortitude for all the "no's" you might get?

Speaker: Henry Hutcheson

Coaching for Executives

An interactive forum aimed at sharing laser focused coaching to executives; practical and immediately applicable for senior leaders.

Speaker: David J. Pollay


Learn how Portland Roasting became carbon neutral and hear their initiatives and global projects supporting communities in need.

Speaker: Mark Stell

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Engage with AIESEC
Hear updates and new programs from AIESEC US, AIESEC Life, AIESEC International and AIESEC Alumni International
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch on own
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
AIESEC Follow Up
Learn more or ask questions of the various AIESEC entities
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Era Gatherings, "Tequila Talks"
Time to see old friends from your era and strike up intriguing conversations like you would at a Meetup
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Last Chance Registration
Last opportunity to pick up your registration materials. If you don't have a badge, you don't get into the Gala!
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cocktail Reception
Hor d’oeurves and hosted drinks
7:00 PM - Midnight
Gala Dinner, Keynote Speeches, Live Auction, Dancing
Come one, come all to celebrate with alumni, partners, board members and students! Be inspired by our keynote speakers and open your hearts and your wallets for the Live Auction. Dance until the wee hours with live music by "The Ray Band" with lead singer and AIESEC alumnus and board member Eric Anderson.
SUNDAY, 10/16 (Optional Activities)
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise
Come aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises with the famed Chicago Architecture Foundation as your guide. Rated #1 tour by Trip Advisor, this is a must see! Tour is 90 minutes and starts at 11:00 AM.
2:00 PM
Art Institute of Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago has approximately 300,000 works of arts—ranging from Chinese bronzes to contemporary design and from textiles to installation art. Together, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the museum of the Art Institute of Chicago are now internationally recognized as two of the leading fine-arts institutions in the United States.
2:30 PM
Chicago 360
Located on the 94th floor of the historic John Hancock Center in the heart of downtown Chicago, 360 CHICAGO offers breathtaking views of the city and Lake Michigan from over 1,000 feet above the Magnificent Mile.
Informal meet ups to be announced by the hosts as they are scheduled.