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Krannert Strategy Alumni Conference

May 18-19 2018

May 18-19 2018

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Day 1: Friday, May 18th

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Registration and networking (Rawls Hall, 3rd floor common area)
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Luncheon with welcoming remarks by Rich Makadok and Keynote Address by Carolyn Woo: Vision and Values for the Strategy Field  
1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Panel discussion chaired by Carolyn Woo: Vision and Values for the Strategy Field (RAWL 3058)
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Panel discussion chaired by Tom Brush and Jovan Grahovac: Changes in Management Practice (Technology, Technology Commercialization, Ecosystems, Platforms): Opportunities and Challenges for Strategic Management Research (RAWL 4054)
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Refreshments and poster session (Rawls Hall, 3rd floor common area)
4:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Panel discussion with Tim Folta, Rich Makadok, Cathy Maritan, and Don Bergh via Skype: Current Trends and Future Directions in Strategic Management Research (RAWL 4054)
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Evening Reception at Harry's Chocolate Shop (2nd floor) with Keynote Address by Dan Schendel. Beverages and heavy appetizers served.

During the break, we will have a poster session highlighting works of current or recent PhD students as well as alumni and current faculty. Please email jburr@purdue.edu if you would like to exhibit your work.

Day 2: Saturday, May 19th

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast and networking  (Krannert Hall, 1st floor Drawing Room)
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Keynote with Karel Cool: How Useful is Strategy Research (Krannert Hall, 1st floor Drawing Room)
9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Working session with Javier Gimeno, Fabrice Lumineau, and Umit Ozmel: Cross-Generational Match-Making Session (RAWLS 2058)
11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Working session with Craig Armstrong and Paul Drnevich: Finding Product/Market Fit for Strategic Management in the 21st Century (RAWLS 2058)
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Luncheon (Krannert Hall, 1st floor Drawing Room)
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Session with Paul Drnevich and Rich Makadok: Discussion on the Future of KSAN (Krannert Hall, 1st floor Drawing Room)
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Evening of socializing, hiking, and catered BBQ cookout at Tom Brush's home. Please feel free to arrive early.