Chicago | October 19-21 | 2017

 

TRANSITIONVETS

GRAD SCHOOL & CAREERS SUMMIT

for transitioning officers & NCO’s

ABOUT

The TransitionVets Summit is a 2-day networking and educational event designed to give 75-100 transitioning officers, NCO’s, and veterans a comprehensive overview of post-military careers and graduate school opportunities, while connecting them with a broad network of MBA and graduate admissions officers, corporate recruiters, and veterans who have recently transitioned.

This event will be hosted in conjunction with the annual MBA Veterans Career Conference

PARTICIPATING MBA & GRAD SCHOOLS

+ more to be added soon!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Day 1 Agenda

Friday, Oct 20, 2016 - Navy Pier

7:00 AM

Registration

7:00 AM - 1:45 PM

Stop by to pick up your conference registration packet and the badges that you’ll need to access the event on both Friday and Saturday.

Location: Navy Pier (AON Grand Ballroom Entrance)
Open

7:30 AM

Private Breakfast with Graduate Schools

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Networking for select graduate school and candidates.

Location: Navy Pier (Room 326)
Invite Only

9:00 AM

Trade Show Booth Setup

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Time available for graduate school participants to set up their trade show booth in advance of the 5:00 PM Expo.

Location: Navy Pier (Lakeview Terrace Room)
Graduate School Representatives

9:00 AM

Career Industry Panels (Panels A, B, C)

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn about different post-military career paths.

Panel A: TBD

Panel B: TBD

Panel C: TBD

Location: Navy Pier (Room 324)
Open

9:00 AM

Career Industry Panels (Panels D, E, F)

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn about different post-military career paths.

Panel D: TBD

Panel E: TBD

Panel F: TBD

Location: Navy Pier (Room 327)
Open

12:00PM

Networking Lunch & PNC Financial Services Group Lunch Presentation

12:00PM - 01:30PM

Seated lunch followed by a highly entertaining and informative 30 minute presentation from the PNC Financial Services Group team!

Location: Navy Pier (Aon Grand Ballroom)
Open

1:45 PM

Grad School Admission Panel

1:45 PM - 2:30 PM

Learn about how graduate school can accelerate your post-military career and transition.

Location: Navy Pier (Room 327)

Invite Only

2:45 PM

Grad School Speed Networking Session

2:45 PM - 4:45 PM

You’ll be broken into small groups of 8-10 candidates. Grad School representatives will then rotates tables every 9 minutes, during which they will introduce themselves, their program, and post school career opportunities. If anything sounds really interesting, the intent is that you can follow up with their team later on at the Expo. You should be able to be “pitched” by 15 of the programs in attendance.

Location: Navy Pier (Room 325 & 326)

Invite Only

5:00 PM

Grad School Expo & Networking

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Opportunity for candidates to network with top-ranked graduate schools and explore post-military career options.

Location: Navy Pier (Lakeview Terrace)
Open

Day 2 Agenda

Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 - Holiday Inn Mart Plaza

08:00 AM

Graduate School Candidate Onsite Interviews

08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Opportunity for Graduate Schools to interview candidates.

Location: Holiday Inn Mart Plaza (Various Rooms)

Invitation only
Interview space available a la carte

9:30 AM

UndergraduVets & Cadets Career Conference

9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

A conference for employers looking to fill their talent pipeline with a talented group (STEM and business degree focus) of co-op, internship, and full time seeking student veterans through a day of networking, panels, expo, and interviews.

For a more detailed schedule please visit this page: http://www.undergraduvets.com

9:00 AM

ExecuVets Career Conference

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The nation’s only career conference that connects ‘experienced hire’ recruiting teams with military veterans who possess 1-15+ years of private sector work experience and are alumni of the nation’s top ranked colleges & universities.

For a more detailed schedule please visit this page: http://www.execuvets.com

 

VENUES

Date:
Thursday, October 19, 2017
& Saturday, October 21, 2017

Location:
Chicago, IL

Event Venue:
Holiday Inn Mart Plaza

Address:
350 West Mart Center Drive, Chicago, IL 60654

Date:
Friday, October 20, 2017

Location:
Chicago, IL

Venue:
Navy Pier,
Aon Grand Ballroom (East Entrance)

Address:
600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60601

LODGING

OFFICIAL CONFERENCE HOTEL:
Holiday Inn Mart Plaza River North
350 West Mart Center Drive
Chicago, IL 60654

Event Room Block Rate: $229

Reservation

FUTURE DATES

2nd Annual
TRANSITIONVETS
Grad School & Careers Summit

Location: Chicago, IL

October 12-13 2018

3rd Annual
TRANSITIONVETS
Grad School & Careers Summit

Location: Chicago, IL

October 5-6 2019

CONTACT

Please let us know if you would like more details on how to participate as a student or employer.