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LAUNCH Schedule

LAUNCH is designed to transform the mindsets of MBA students

Tuesday, August 20th

8:45 A.M. - 9:45 A.M.

REGISTRATION & BUILDING TOURS

LOCATION: Gould Plaza (Rain Location: Tisch Hall Lobby) 40 West 4th Street

 

10:00 A.M. - 10:15 A.M.

LAUNCH 2019 KICKOFF

LOCATION: Paulson Auditorium, Tisch Hall 40 West 4th Street

SPEAKER:
Raghu Sundaram, Dean, Leonard N. Stern School of Business


10:15 A.M. - 10:45 A.M.

LAUNCH FACULTY ADVISOR ADDRESS

LOCATION: Paulson Auditorium

SPEAKER:
Dolly Chugh, Associate Professor of Management & Organizations, LAUNCH Faculty Chair


10:45 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

COMMUNITY @ STERN

LOCATION: Paulson Auditorium

SPEAKER:
Conor Grennan, MBA Dean of Students


11:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.

FIRESIDE CHAT

LOCATION: Paulson Auditorium

SPEAKERS:
Ajay Banga, CEO Mastercard
Peter Henry, Dean Emeritus, Leonard N. Stern School of Business


12:45 P.M. - 1:45 P.M.

LUNCH | ORIENTATION LEADER OVERVIEW

LOCATION: Block Classrooms, KMC 44 West 4th Street

Block 1 - KMC 2-65
Block 2 - KMC 2-70
Block 3 - KMC 3-50
Block 4 - KMC 3-55
Block 5 - KMC 3-65
Block 6 - KMC 3-70


2:00 P.M. - 3:45 P.M.

OBJECT INTRODUCTIONS

LOCATION: Block Classrooms

 

4:30 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

STUDENT REFLECTION ACTIVITY

LOCATION: Various Rooms, KMC

 

6:15 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.

NYU PRESIDENT ADDRESS

LOCATION: Paulson Auditorium

SPEAKER:
Andrew Hamilton, President, New York University


6:30 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

OPENING DINNER: ELLIS ISLAND

LOCATION: Assemble at Gould Plaza

 

Wednesday, August 21st

9:15 A.M. - 10:15 A.M.

BUILDING TOURS, BREAKFAST & MEET-UPS

LOCATION: Patron's Lobby, 40 West 4th Street

 

10:30 A.M. - 10:45 A.M.

VICE DEAN ADDRESS

LOCATION: Paulson Auditorium

SPEAKER:
J.P. Eggers, Vice Dean, MBA Programs


10:45 A.M. - 11:45 A.M.

"IDEAS AT WORK"

LOCATION: Paulson Auditorium

SPEAKERS:
Anindya Ghose, Heinz Riehl Professor of Business
Conor Grennan, MBA Dean of Students
Tensie Whelan, Clinical Professor of Business & Society


12:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M.

INTERBLOCK LUNCH

LOCATION: Various Rooms, KMC

 

1:45 P.M. - 5:15 P.M.

SOCIAL IDENTITY DIALOGUE

LOCATION: Various Rooms, KMC

SPEAKER:
Gary Fraser, Associate Dean for Diversity & Inclusion


5:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.

BLOCK NIGHT OUT

LOCATION: Assemble at Patron's Lobby

 

Thursday, August 22nd

Thursday's activities may get slightly messy (smocks will be provided but in life, messes happen) and may require you to be on your feet a fair amount.  Easily washed clothes and comfortable footwear are recommended.


9:00 A.M. - 9:25 A.M.

BREAKFAST

LOCATION: Patron's Lobby

 

DUAL DEGREE BREAKFAST

LOCATION: UC03, Tisch Hall

 

9:30 A.M. - 10:35 A.M.

SIMULATION ACTIVITY: PART I

LOCATION: Various Rooms, KMC

 

10:35 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

SIMULATION OFFSITE

LOCATION: Various Rooms, KMC

 

11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

SIMULATION ACTIVITY: PART II

LOCATION: Various Rooms, KMC

 

1:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.

INDEPENDENT LUNCH

LOCATION: Offsite, Greenwich Village

RECOMMENDED LOCATIONS
 

3:15 P.M. - 4:15 P.M.

SIMULATION REFLECTION

LOCATION: Paulson Auditorium

SPEAKER:
Nathan Pettit, Associate Professor of Management & Organizations


5:30 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

REGISTRATION - SPOUSE/PARTNER WINE TASTING

LOCATION: KMC 5-50

 

6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

SPOUSE/PARTNER WINE TASTING

LOCATION: KMC 5-50

 

Friday, August 23rd

8:30 A.M. - 9:30 A.M.

BREAKFAST

LOCATION: Patron's Lobby

 

9:45 A.M. - 10:45 A.M.

FIRESIDE CHAT

LOCATION: Paulson Auditorium

SPEAKERS:
Anjali Sud, CEO of Vimeo
Dolly Chugh, Associate Professor of Management and Organizations, LAUNCH Faculty Chair


11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

SGOV & MBA2 MENTOR SESSION

LOCATION: Block Classrooms

 

12:15 P.M. - 1:45 P.M.

INTERBLOCK LUNCH

LOCATION: Various Rooms, KMC

 

2:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.

LAUNCH CLOSING REMARKS

LOCATION: Paulson Auditorium

 

2:30 P.M. - 3:30 P.M.

CLUB EXPO

LOCATION: Patron's Lobby

 

3:30 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

NYC HARBOR CRUISE

LOCATION: Assemble at Gould Plaza