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2016 Summit Schedule

Schedule | Tillman Honors | Roosevelt UniversityVenueSIX10

The 2016 Pat Tillman Leadership Summit will convene at Roosevelt University and VenueSIX10 in Chicago from Thursday, July 21 to Sunday, July 24. This year, as part of the second annual Tillman Honors, we’re proud to recognize leaders within our community for their remarkable civic contributions, extraordinary fortitude and spirit of service. For 2016, we’re honored to present the Champion Award to Jon Krakauer, author of Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman, and the Make Your Mark Award to 2014 Tillman Scholar Kimberly Jung, co-Founder and CEO of Rumi Spice. The Summit will also include engaging plenary sessions conversation with Jon Krakauer and Medal of Honor recipient Sal Giunta, engaging talks by Tillman Scholars on their areas of impact, and community service projects in the heart of Chicago. Questions? Please contact

Thursday 7.21 | Friday 7.22 | Saturday 7.23 | Sunday 7.24

Thursday, July 21
Attire: Business Casual
12:00pm Scholar Check-in @ Roosevelt University
Location: 425 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago (14th Floor Dorm)
3:30-5:30pm Tillman Scholar Orientation *2016 Scholars Only
Location: Roosevelt WB 612
★ Part 1: Who are the Tillman Scholars? A demographic profile
★ Part 2: Scholar Community Benefit and Expectations
★ Part 3: A conversation with PTF President Marie Tillman and Founding Executive Director Alex Garwood
3:30-5:30pm Current & Alumni Tillman Scholar Check-In
Location: 425 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago (14th Floor Dorm)
6:30-8:00pm Welcome Reception
Location: Roosevelt Library

Friday, July 22
Attire: Business/Dressy Casual with TS lapel pin
8:00am Optional Yoga / Lake Run
8:00am Breakfast
Location: Roosevelt Cafeteria
8:45am Depart Roosevelt for Venue SIX10
9:00am-noon Plenary Sessions
Location: VenueSIX10
★ David Epstein: The Value of Late Specialization
★ The Stories of Tillman Scholars: CSTs & FETs
★ A Conversation with Jon Krakauer & Medal of Honor recipient Sal Giunta
12:45pm Lunch
Location: Roosevelt University
1:15pm Optional working lunch breakout session
3:00pm-6:30pm Tillman Honors
Location: VenueSIX10
7:00pm Free night (Optional Regional Foundation Captain Dinners)

Saturday, July 23
Attire: Navy Tillman Scholar adidas t-shirt
6:30am Optional yoga/lake run
8:00am Breakfast
Location: Roosevelt Cafeteria
9:00am-11:00am Telling Your Story (*2016 Tillman Scholars)
Location: Roosevelt WB 612
9:00am Breakout Session #1 (*Current & Alumni Tillman Scholars)
Location: Roosevelt WB 611
10:15am Breakout Session #2 (*Current & Alumni Tillman Scholars)
Location: Roosevelt WB 611
11:30am Box Lunch
Location: Roosevelt University
Noon-5:00pm Service Projects (Offsite)
5:30pm Pizza Dinner
Location: Roosevelt University
7:00pm Depart Roosevelt University
8:00-11:00pm Chicago River & Lake Boat Cruise

Sunday, July 24
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Check back soon for more updates on sessions and speakers!