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Thursday, March 27

5:30 p.m.
Thursday night social with the students
—free
Owen Graduate School of Management lobby and courtyard
Some things are better left unchanged! Come back and enjoy a long-standing Owen tradition while getting to know more about Owen today from the current students.

Friday, March 28

5:30–7:30 p.m.
Wine and Cheese Reception
—free
Owen Graduate School of Management lobby and courtyard
The official start of Alumni Weekend and your chance to visit with classmates and network with other Owen alumni and faculty. Be sure to pick up your welcome packets.

Friday evening—times/prices vary
Individual class gatherings
Visit your class page for more details and RSVP through the registration page.

Saturday, March 29

11 a.m.–2 p.m.
Community Education Day
—free
Owen Graduate School of Management classrooms
An educational series designed to further your skills in the marketplace, enhance your understanding of the latest business trends, and offer a front-row seat for some of the most innovative happenings around the school.  Boxed lunches will be served.

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
“Should you Rein in the Desire to Acquire? Acquisition Strategy Challenges”
Presenter: Brian McCann, Assistant Professor of Strategic Management

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
“Want to Kill Innovation? Just Get Creative!”
Presenter: David Owens, Professor of the Practice of Management and Innovation

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
“Healthcare: New Ideas for Old Problems”
Facilitator: Germain Boer, Professor of Accounting, Director of Entrepreneurship Center
Presenters: Kramer Schmidt, David Frederiksen, and Baxter Webb

Saturday evening
6–7 p.m.
Owen Circle Cocktail Reception
—by invitation
Student Life Center
A special reception in recognition of Owen’s most loyal supporters.
Cocktail attire
Separate invitation to follow

7–9:30 p.m.—$50
Community Celebration Dinner
Student Life Center
All are invited to join the Community Celebration. Join with fellow alumni, faculty, and staff as we commemorate the landmarks of the prior year, honor our outstanding contributors and enjoy an evening of connecting and celebrating the Owen community.

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