Jam-Packed Agenda

Attend IEG and you will come away smarter, more connected, better able to tackle partnership challenges and equipped to answer the tough questions from senior leadership, partners and clients (both external and internal).

Agenda at a Glance

1 to 6:30 pm
Registration
Pick up your name badge and workbook, log in to the conference app, and get ready for unsurpassed networking and education.
3 to 4 pm
Sector-Specific Discussions
Break the ice by meeting your peers and tackling some common issues in this open round-table format.
3 to 4 pm
Navigating IEG 2017
If you’re new to the industry or new to the conference, attend this session to get the most out of your experience.
4:15 to 5 pm
Opening Address
We kick the conference off with a look at trends and developments impacting the year ahead.
5 to 6:30 pm
Welcome Reception
Catch up with old friends, introduce yourself to new colleagues, and make plans for the next three days.
7:30 to 9 am
Breakfast / Registration Opens
Get a great start on your minimum daily requirement of schmoozing along with fueling up and planning your day.
8:30 to 9:45 am
12 Round Tables (choose 2)
Led by industry experts, these sessions are designed to share information in a more collegial setting vs. formal presentations and workshops.
8:30 to 9:45 am
Special Interest Group Meetings
SIGs are small, sector-focused groups that gather online before the conference and then in person for idea swaps and networking.
10 to 10:45 am
Keynote Address
Keynotes address all delegates in a general session, focusing on a specific aspect of the conference theme.
11 to 11:45 am
4 Presentations (choose 1)
Breakout sessions delivered by a single speaker, multiple presenters or a panel discussion.
Noon to 1:45 pm
Networking Lunch and Keynote Address
For the first hour prior to the keynote, lunch features optional tables where attendees can participate in discussion related to a specific industry.
2 to 2:45 pm
4 Presentations (choose 1)
Breakout sessions delivered by a single speaker, multiple presenters or a panel discussion.
3 to 4:15 pm
12 Round Tables (choose 2)
Because the round tables are so popular, we are adding an afternoon set of topics.
3 to 4:15 pm
2 Workshops (choose 1)
Concurrent with the round tables, workshops offer a deeper dive into a specific topic.
4:30 to 5:15 pm
Keynote Address
Close off the day with some big ideas and inspiration to fuel your Twitter feed and party conversation.
7 to 9 pm
Evening Reception
We will take a short trip to a Chicago destination, where you can mix and mingle with newfound colleagues and friends while enjoying great food and drink.
7:30 to 9 am
Breakfast
Get a great start on your minimum daily requirement of schmoozing along with fueling up and planning your day.
8:30 to 9:45 am
12 Round Tables (choose 2)
Led by industry experts, these sessions are designed to share information in a more collegial setting vs. formal presentations and workshops.
8:30 to 9:45 am
Special Interest Group Meetings
SIGs are small, sector-focused groups that gather online before the conference and then in person for idea swaps and networking.
10 to 10:45 am
Keynote Address
Keynotes address all delegates in a general session, focusing on a specific aspect of the conference theme.
11 to 11:45 am
4 Presentations (choose 1)
Breakout sessions delivered by a single speaker, multiple presenters or a panel discussion.
Noon to 1:45 pm
Networking Lunch and Keynote Address
For the first hour prior to the keynote, lunch features optional tables where attendees can participate in discussion related to a special interest topic.
2 to 2:45 pm
4 Presentations (choose 1)
Breakout sessions delivered by a single speaker, multiple presenters or a panel discussion.
3 to 4:15 pm
12 Round Tables (choose 2)
Because the round tables are so popular, we are adding an afternoon set of topics.
3 to 4:15 pm
2 Workshops (choose 1)
Concurrent with the round tables, workshops offer a deeper dive into a specific topic.
4:30 to 5:15 pm
Keynote Address
Close off the day with some big ideas and inspiration to fuel your Twitter feed and party conversation.
5:15 to 6:30 pm
Cocktail Reception
Socialize with sponsorship’s best and brightest as you discuss new ideas, check out innovations from our exhibitors and solidify your plans for a great night on the town.
7:30 to 9 am
Breakfast
Get a great start on your minimum daily requirement of schmoozing along with fueling up and planning your day.
8:30 to 9:45 am
12 Round Tables (choose 2)
Led by industry experts, these sessions are designed to share information in a more collegial setting vs. formal presentations and workshops.
10 to 10:45 am
Keynote Address
Keynotes address all delegates in a general session, focusing on a specific aspect of the conference theme.
11 to 11:45 am
4 Presentations (choose 1)
Breakout sessions delivered by a single speaker, multiple presenters or a panel discussion.
Noon to 12:45 pm
Conference Wrap-up and Takeaways
This interactive session will explore themes, ideas and takeaways emanating from the conference.

Schedule To Be Announced

We are hard at work developing the agenda for IEG 2017. We will share the schedule with you later this year. In the meantime, you can visit IEG2016.com to get an idea of the high-level content that IEG delivers each year.

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