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Why did you first come to Harvard Kennedy School? The challenging ideas, the rigorous study, the idealistic student body? Reflect on your HKS experience with your classmates at Reunion 2019. Join us on campus May 17–19 to celebrate your accomplishments and learn something new from expert faculty and one another.

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Pricing
Full Weekend Pricing
  • Early-bird online registration (Closed March 4): $250 per person
  • Regular online registration (Closes May 13): $300 per person
  • On-site registration: $350 per person

Pricing is per person. There is a limit of three additional guests.

Individual Day Pricing
  • Friday only: $65 per person
  • Saturday only: $150 per person
  • Sunday only: $85 per person

Pricing is per person. There is a limit of three additional guests.

Schedule
Friday, May 17

3:00–7:00 PM
Registration & Check-in
Acuña-Sunshine Lobby, Wexner


4:00–5:30 PM    
Research Center Open House
Various Locations on HKS Campus


5:30–8:00 PM    
Welcome Reception
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, Littauer

Saturday, May 18

8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Registration & Check-in
Acuña-Sunshine Lobby, Wexner


8:00–9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast 
HKS Café, Wexner


9:00 AM
State of the School
Doug Elmendorf, Dean and Don K. Price Professor of Public Policy
 

Alumni Award Presentation: Alumni Public Service Award
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, Littauer


10:15 AM
Faculty Plenary Panel on Gender and Race
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, Littauer

Iris Bohnet, Academic Dean; Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government
Robert Livingston, Lecturer of Public Policy
Hannah Riley Bowles MPP 1994, Roy E. Larsen Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Management


11:30 AM
Alumni Awards Presentations: Emerging Global Leader, Digital Innovation, HKS Fund 
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, Littauer


NOON
Class Photos
Social Stairs, HKS Café, Wexner

Class Time & Lunch
Various Locations on HKS Campus


2:00 PM
Concurrent Alumni Panels

  • Energy and Environment
  • International Development
  • Social Innovation
  • State and Local Government
  • Career Transitions

Various Locations on HKS Campus


3:45 PM    
Faculty Plenary Panel on International Affairs
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, Littauer

Wendy Sherman, Director, Center for Public Leadership; Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership 
Nicholas Burns, Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations
Eric Rosenbach MPP 2004, Co-Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; Lecturer in Public Policy


5:00 PM    
Alumni Awards Presentations: Julius Babbitt, Alumni Network Engagement
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, Littauer


5:30 PM    
Evening Reception
HKS Café and Wexner Commons


7:00 PM    
Class Dinners (Planned by Reunion Committees)
Various Off-campus Locations

Sunday, May 19

9:30–11:30 AM
Registration & Check-in
Acuña-Sunshine Lobby, Wexner


10:00 AM    
Celebration of Life
Nye Conference Center, Taubman
J. Bryan Hehir, Parker Gilbert Montgomery Professor of the Practice of Religion and Public Life (celebrant)


11:00 AM   
Brunch
HKS Café, Wexner


12:30 PM
Closing Faculty Keynote
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, Littauer
Ron Heifetz MC/MPA 1983, King Hussein Bin Talal Senior Lecturer in Public Leadership

Look Back at Reunion 2018

As we gear up for HKS Reunion 2019, watch this video to take a peek at the connections, friendship, discussion, and camaraderie that made last year's reunion weekend so memorable.