Schedule

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  • 11:30am-3:30pm | Entry Level Foyer
    • Connection Café

    • 1:30-4:30pm | Entry Level Foyer
      • BGS Gives Back Activity

      • 1:30-4:30pm | Rosemont Foyer
        • Registration

        • 1:30-4:30pm | United AB
          • Exhibit Tables Open

          • 5:00pm | Grand ABC
            • Dinner

            • 6:15-6:45pm | Rosemont Ballroom
              • Welcome to the Summit: Being BGS
                Chris Carosella, BGS CEO

              • 6:45-7:45pm | Rosemont Ballroom
                • Becoming an Innovative Leader in a Global Economy

                  Marc van der Chijs, Founder & General Partner, First Block Capital 

                • 7:45-8:00pm | Rosemont Ballroom
                  • Evening Announcements & Summit Expectations

                    Denise Cage, BGS Associate Director of Programs & Alumni Engagement

                  • 8:00-9:00pm | Rosemont Ballroom
                    • Student Officer Meeting

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                    • 7:15-8:00am | Grand ABC
                    Breakfast Sponsored by Loyola University Chicago
                    Attendees should sit at the recruiter tables

                     

                    • 8:10-8:20am | Rosemont Ballroom

                    Morning Comments & Announcements

                     

                    • 8:20-10:20am | Rosemont Ballroom
                    Leverage Your Strengths to Drive Your Career
                    Dr. Jennifer Selke, CEO & Co-Founder, WorkStrengths

                     

                    • 10:20-10:40am | United AB & Connection Café (Entry Level Foyer)

                    Break

                    Attendees should visit the exhibit tables
                    Snacks will be served in the Connection Café

                     

                    • 10:45-11:50am | Rosemont Ballroom
                    Traits of an Effective Leader
                    Ana Dutra, Global Executive & Entrepreneur; Author of LeadershiT: Detoxing the Workplace

                     

                    • 12:00-12:50pm | Grand ABC
                    Lunch Sponsored by The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
                    Attendees should sit at the recruiter tables

                     

                    • 1:00-2:15pm | Rosemont Ballroom
                    Opening the Kimono: What it Takes to Be an Entrepreneur
                    George Swisher, Founder & CEO: LiiRN: People-Powered Transformation

                     

                    • 2:20-3:25pm | Rosemont Ballroom
                    Ethical Leadership: The Only Sustainable Leadership
                    Alfonzo Alexander, Chief Relationship Officer, The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) & President, The NASBA Center for the Public Trust

                     

                    • 3:25-3:55pm | United AB & Connection Café (Entry Level Foyer)
                    Break
                    Attendees should visit the exhibit tables
                    Coffee will be served in the Connection Café

                     

                    • 3:55-4:10pm | Rosemont Ballroom
                    Case Competition Team Breakout
                    Denise Cage, BGS Associate Director of Programs & Alumni Engagement

                     

                    • 4:15-4:30pm | Rosemont Ballroom
                    Global Networking Through Connect BGS
                    Matt Plodzien, BGS Senior Manager of Marketing & Communications

                      

                    • 4:35-5:45pm | Rosemont Ballroom

                    Career Strategies Panel: How to Get Hired

                    Moderator: Jodi Weiss, Practice Leader, Nonprofit and Higher Education, KornFerry

                    • Thivantha (T) Kurera, National Associate Director, University Relations & Campus Recruiting, KPMG
                    • Daenon Gault-Vasconez, Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor, GEICO

                     

                    • 5:55-6:55pm | Grand ABC
                    Dinner Sponsored by Babson College
                    Attendees should sit at the recruiter tables


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                    • 7:00-8:15am | Paris
                    Sponsored Scholarship Award Winners Breakfast
                    By Invitation Only

                     

                    • 7:15-8:15am | Grand ABC
                    Breakfast Sponsored by GEICO

                    • 8:25-9:25am | Rosemont Ballroom
                    Navigating Corporate Innovation: How Companies Can Think Like a Startup
                    Tim Joehnk, Director, Northern Germany Innovation Office, WTSH GmbH

                    • 9:30-10:30am | Rosemont Ballroom
                    The New Networking: Building Relationship Capital On & Offline
                    Sameer Somal, CFO, Blue Ocean Global Technology

                    • 10:35-11:20am | Rosemont Ballroom
                    Courageous Leadership: Do You Have What It Takes?
                    Prof. dr. Mariëlle G. Heijltjes, Full Professor of Managerial Behavior & Associate Dean of Strategic Development and Internationalization, Maastricht University’s School of Business and Economics

                    • 11:30am-12:15pm | Grand ABC

                    Lunch Sponsored by KPMG

                    • 12:25-12:35pm | Rosemont Ballroom
                    Team Case Competition Introduction | Rosemont Ballroom
                    Chris Carosella, BGS CEO

                    • 12:40-3:40pm | Breakout Rooms: Rosemont Ballroom, London, Malpensa, Vienna, Florence, Tegel

                    Case Competition Work Time

                    • 3:40pm | Rosemont Ballroom

                    Case Competition Presentation Submittal

                    • 3:50-5:50pm | Case Competition Presentation Rooms: Narita A, Narita B, Da Vinci A, Da Vinci B

                    Case Presentations

                    • 5:50-6:15pm
                    Judges Debate
                    Case Winners will be posted in the Rosemont Ballroom

                    • 6:30pm | On Your Own
                    Dinner


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                    • 7:15-8:00am | Grand ABC

                    Breakfast Sponsored by AACSB
                     

                    • 8:10-8:15am | Rosemont Ballroom

                    Morning Comments & Announcements

                    • 8:20-8:50am | Rosemont Ballroom
                    Becoming a Leader for a World That Does Not Yet Exist | Rosemont Ballroom
                    Tom Robinson, President & CEO, AACSB International

                    • 8:50-10:00am | Rosemont Ballroom

                    Case Competition Presentations

                    • 10:10-11:15am | Rosemont Ballroom
                    It’s Not Just Body Language. It’s Business
                    Traci Brown, Body Language Expert

                    • 10:10-10:30am
                    Judges Deliberation

                    • 11:15-11:25am | Rosemont Ballroom
                    Expert Network Discussion
                    Dick Dillon, BGS Interim Director of Advancement

                    • 11:30am-12:00pm | Rosemont Ballroom
                    Presentation of Case Competition Awards
                    Bernard Milano, President & Board Member, KPMG Foundation & Board Member, The PhD Project

                    • 12:00-12:10pm | Rosemont Ballroom
                    Stage Recognition of Sponsors
                    Chris Carosella, BGS CEO

                    • 12:10-12:15pm | Rosemont Ballroom
                    Closing Remarks
                    Charles Whiteman, Chairman, BGS Board of Governors & John and Becky Surma Dean, Smeal College of Business, The Pennsylvania State University

                    • 12:15-12:25pm | Rosemont Ballroom

                    GLS 2018 Recap Video

                    • 12:30pm
                    Adjourn


                    *The 2018 schedule is a work in progress and will be updated regularly. Please check back for the most recent updates.


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                    Registration for the 2018 Global Leadership Summit is now closed. If you have inquiries about space availability, please contact Denise Cage.