Alumni Leaders Conference

The 2017 Alumni Leaders Conference will take place on campus on Friday, September 22, 2017.

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Dick and Sandy Dauch Alumni Center
403 West Wood Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Conference Fee:

  • There is no cost to attend the Alumni Leaders Conference and the luncheon but a reservation is required by September 18.

  • There is no cost to attend the Friday evening Celebration Reception for those conference attendees that register PRIOR to September 1.

  • Conference attendees that register between September 1 and September 18, the cost for dinner is $15 for Purdue Alumni Association members and $20 for non-members.

  • Guests for the dinner are $15 for Purdue Alumni Association members and $20 for non-members.

Hotel Information:

Many of the hotels close to campus require a two-night minimum stay during Homecoming weekend. There are hotels five to six miles from campus that do not require a two-night minimum stay. View a list of hotels in the area.

Comfort Inn
(765) 447-3434
$199 per night
Release date: August 1, 2017
Room block: Network Leaders Conference

Holiday Inn Express
(765) 449-4400
Release date: August 1, 2017
Room block: Network Leaders Conference

Can't attend in person? No problem! We will live stream some of the sessions.  Click here for more information about the live-stream option.


  • Thursday, September 21, 2017

    2:30–4:30 p.m.

    Purdue in the Know - Purdue Memorial Union
    • Join us for one of three simultaneous TED Talk–style sessions on trending topics, given by notable Purdue faculty and alumni. Each session is an hour long, and light snacks and beverages will be provided. A general opening session will be held in the East Faculty Lounge.

    5:00–7:30 p.m.

    Networking Reception
    • Purdue Alumni Student Experience (PASE) and Greater Lafayette Commerce are partnering to bring you this year’s annual networking reception on Thursday, September 21, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Dauch Alumni Center. Join alumni and business leaders from the area to network with Purdue students who are eager for advice, internships, and jobs. Students from all grades and majors will be in attendance and are eager to meet alumni and friends of Purdue. Come in early for the conference and attend this great event on Thursday evening. Heavy appetizers and nonalcoholic drinks will be served and there will be a cash bar as well. Please visit the web page for more information and to register. Registration closes on September 18.
  • Friday, September 22, 2017

    8:008:30 a.m.

    Registration and check in
    • Conference material pick up, including exclusive conference attendee gift, along with Purdue items for the leaders to take back to the club.
    • Coffee, juice, pastries, bagels, and fruit available sponsored by the Purdue Alumni Club of Tippecanoe County
  • 8:30 a.m.

    Welcome and Remarks
  • 11:45 a.m.1:00 p.m.

    Lunch and Gold P Presentations
  • 3:00 p.m.

    Conference Wrap-up
  • 3:004:30 p.m.
  • Optional Activities
  • 5:307:15 p.m.
  • Homecoming Celebration Reception
  • Saturday, September 23, 2017

    Time TBD

    Stadium Mall Activities
  • 3:30 or 4:00 p.m.
  • Purdue vs. Michigan game at Ross-Ade Stadium
    • Football tickets can be purchased HERE in the group block. Enter the code "NLC" and then press GO to order your tickets. The promo code will be live until September 1, 2017. However, if Purdue Athletics are approaching capacity in the price level your promo code resides, Purdue Athletics reserves the right to close the window and open the remaining seats to the general public for purchase. Please order your tickets early to avoid any seating issues.
  • 8:00 p.m.

    An evening with Pat McAfee


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