Program Overview

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Thursday, November 1

3:00 pm – 5:30 pm Art Institute Workshop (Preregistration Required)

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Registration and Board Meeting at Silversmith Hotel

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Meet and Greet with Light Hors-d’oeuvres in Adamus Lounge at Silversmith Hotel

Friday, November 2

7:30 am – 8:30 am Breakfast at Silversmith Hotel

8:30 am – 5:00 pm Registration at NLU

9:00 am – 12:00 pm Programming

12:00 pm – 1:20 pm Luncheon with Interactive Programming

1:30 pm – 2:20 pm First Timer’s Meeting or Walking Tour (Sign up at Registration)

2:30 pm – 4:50 pm Programming

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Chicago Cultural Center Opening Reception for African American Designers in Chicago: Art, Commerce and the Politics of Race Exhibition

Saturday, November 3

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration at NLU

8:00 am – 8:50 pm Continental Breakfast at NLU

9:00 am – 12:00 pm Programming

12:00 pm – 1:20 pm Luncheon with Election Results and Awards

1:30 pm – 4:50 pm Programming

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm 50th Anniversary Celebration at the Berghoff Restaurant (Sign up at Registration – $15 includes two drink tickets and appetizers)

Sunday, November 4

8:30 am – 10:00 am Board Meeting

10:30 am – 5:00 pm Free Entry for Art Institute of Chicago (Tickets still available at Registration)

* Wireless access at NLU – There is no password needed for Wi-Fi access. The network name is NLU Wireless.

** For emergency, please contact: Karen Tardrew @ 608-332-9697