Sunday, November 3, 2019

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Welcome

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM De’Shovon Shenault (Academia)

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM Dominic Akerele (Industry)

11:15 AM – 11:30 AM Break

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Angela Ellington (Product Development)

12:30 AM – 1:45 PM – Lunch (on your own)

1:45 PM – 2:45 PM Dr. Monte O. Harris (Hair Transplant Surgery)

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM Dr. Victoria Barbosa (Dermatology)

3:45 PM – 4:00 PM Break

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Jarrad Hampton-Marcell (Research)

Monday, November 4, 2019

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Introduction of Activities

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM Breakout Round-Robin Brainstorming 1

10: 15 AM – 10:45 AM Idea Sharing

10:45 AM – 11:00 AM Break

11: 00 AM – 12:00 PM Breakout Round-Robin Brainstorming 2

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM Idea Sharing

12:30 PM – 1:00 Closing

There will be a menu of food options for available to order lunch on Sunday or, you can indulge in the following:
Food Boutique (on site at the Chicago South Loop Hotel): Open Tuesday – Sunday for breakfast and lunch. Enjoy an assortment of breakfast starters, including sandwiches, juices, and pastries, or stock up for lunch with a variety of delectable sandwiches.

Nearby eateries are as follows:
Café Bionda
1924 S. State St., Chicago, IL

Carbon Mexican Grille
300 W. 26th St., Chicago, IL

De Michaels Market
42 E. 26th St., Chicago, IL

Reggies Chicago
2105 S. State St., Chicago, IL

252 W. 26th St., Chicago, IL

In early November, temperatures average in the high 40’s to low 50’s (in Fahrenheit) but can drop off to the mid 30’s at night. Dress for warmth and in layers for comfort. This will be the opportunity for you to wear your stylish hats, scarves, boots and gloves.

Here are a few favorites:
Andy’s Jazz Club (you can eat dinner & pay to see the jazz show)

Untitled Supper Club (live entertainment starts around 7pm so be strategic by making dinner reservations for 6pm-6:30pm so can stay & watch the show for free)

House of Blues (shows)

Eddie V’s (restaurant that has free live entertainment on weekends)

VU Rooftop Bar

The Promontory (shows)