8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
9:00 a.m .– 10:00 a.m.
Taking a Healthy Approach to Diversity: The Business Case for DEI*
Morning keynote with Dr. Jerome Adams, a former US Surgeon General and current Presidential Fellow and Executive Director of Health Equity Initiative at Purdue University
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Morning Session Options
Board Leadership Perspectives*
Join a moderated panel of “who’s who” of Krannert alumni board leaders that spans corporate, non-profit and higher education. Speakers include Marshall Larsen from the board of United Technologies, Kelvin Pennington from IMB Partners, and Carolyn Woo, former dean of Mendoza College at the University of Notre Dame. Moderated by Jim Dworkin.
Should I Stay or Should I Go: How to Know it's Time to Transition with Liz Forman, Kim Hauer, and Jonathan Gandolf; Moderator: Vanessa Ortiz
Career transitions – everyone’s done it, and everyone has a level of anxiety around it. We have brought together a variety of perspectives, including an alum with a series of strategic career moves, an employer who knows what to look for and recommend from a recruiting perspective, and an executive career coach with points to consider when navigating a career move.
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Alumni Lunch in the Purdue Memorial Union
12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Networking or Purdue Memorial Union Renovation tour
1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Afternoon Session Options
The Path to Entrepreneurship with Scott Moorehead, Stacey Burr, and Chris Thomas; Moderator: Nathalie Duval-Couetil
The entrepreneurial spirit is woven throughout generations of Krannert alumni. Entrepreneurship Program director and professor Nathalie Duval-Couetil sits down with three of Krannert’s innovating alumni entrepreneurs to discuss their pathway to success.
From Service to Business: How a Military Background Shapes Careers* with Erika Steuterman, Gerald Sims, and Casper Jones; Moderator: Don Roush
With a focus on our Krannert alumni veterans, we look at how varying military backgrounds shape career paths and experiences. Notable Krannert alumni will discuss their various paths within the military and business.
2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Student Engagement Opportunity
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Retirement Lecture, Dr. A. Charlene Sullivan*
Retirement lecture from Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, Charlene Sullivan. Not only an alum herself, Charlene has been a mainstay at Krannert since she joined the faculty in 1978!
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Alumni Awards & Celebration Cocktail Hour
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Alumni Awards & Celebration Dinner
You don't want to miss this celebration in the Purdue Memorial Union ballroom. We will recognize our 2022 Alumni Award honorees and announce the largest gift ever given to Krannert!