AMDP Alumni Program 2018

Date/Time
Date(s) - 07/18/2018 - 07/20/2018
9:00 am - 2:15 pm

  • Location
  • Harvard Law School – Wasserstein Hall
  • 1585 Massachusetts Ave
  • Cambridge
  • MA

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Join us in Cambridge for the annual AMDP Alumni Program. Reconnect with fellow AMDP alumni and build your connections with new friends over three days of programming, content, and social activities. Your fellow alumni steering committee members have helped create an exciting program and look forward to your participation in the activities.

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For any questions, please contact alumni@gsd.harvard.edu.

Planning Your Trip Hotel Information The Harvard University Graduate School of Design Executive Education office has produced a list of local hotels to assist in your planning to attend this program. Please refer to this list of area hotels to consider for your accommodations.

Draft Schedule as of 4/20/18

Wednesday, July 18

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m: Peter Clewes

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m: Disruption! Retail in the Age of Amazon with Garrick Brown

12:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m: Lunch Program with Harvey Lodish

2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m: AMDP Alumni Endeavor workstream presentations

  • Communication & Connections – Gabriel Arias
  • Knowledge Sharing & Discovery – Tom Gibson
  • Giving Back & Projects for a Cause – Scott McLain & Scott Fiorentino
  • Acquisition & Enhancement – Rob Coulson & Hector Torres

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m: Reception

Thursday, July 19

Alumni, returning Class 18, and incoming Class 19 Program, guests welcome at dinner
Location: Wasserstein Hall, except as noted for Welcome Dinner and Reception 

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m: Charlie Wu

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m: Sustainable Strategic Success with Felix Oberholzer-Gee

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m: Lunch

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m: Strategy Considerations for Developing Infrastructure Projects in Developing Countries with Kash Rangan

3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m: Real Estate Panel with Don Conover, et al. Kavoogian, Hynes

6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m: Welcome Reception & Dinner with Rick Peiser, Ray Torto, Bing Wang and Dr. Rena Fonseca, Director of Executive Education, GSD

  • 6:30 – 7:30 reception
  • 7:30 – 9:30 dinner

Harvard Club of Boston, 374 Comm Ave, Boston MA

Friday, July 20

Alumni, returning Class ’18, and incoming Class ’19 Program, guests welcome at lunch and Indy Project session
Location: Wasserstein Hall

8:30 a.m: Registration and Continental Breakfast with Current Classes and Alumni

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m: Buildings for Health with Joe Allen

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m: International Financial Markets with Nori Gerardo Lietz

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m: AMDP Alumni Luncheon with Current Classes and Alumni

1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m: Indy Project Revisited
Call for proposals, optional session

2:15 p.m: Alumni Program Ends

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