YC&E Event Profiles

Yale Conferences & Events is a certified One Stop Shop that offers a wide range of creative, administrative and logistical services to facilitate the successful execution of your program, conference or event. The YC&E team understands that each event is unique and requires specialized attention and coordination in order to execute. Your assigned Program Director will work closely with you to plan the details surrounding your event. From a small internal conference for a Yale academic department to more elaborate programs and events that require full scale design planning, our Program Directors will take away the stress of organizing the logistics of your event, allowing you to focus on the content and your guests. Click a given Event Profile's title to see the whole profile.

Virtual Event

Event Description: The Planetary Solutions Symposium Project is a campus-wide initiative that is aimed to shed light on the environmental challenges threatening life on Earth. This program urges institutional leadership and academic experts across the natural sciences, engineering, social sciences, professional schools, and the humanities to unite for this greater purpose. This conference was turned into a virtual zoom meeting expanding across three days.
Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2020 to Friday, December 4, 2020
Location: Virtual

Event Description: The Multicultural Open House is usually a one-day-event, allowing for prospective students to visit campus. This year, the open house was turned into a two-week online event providing students an opportunity to still experience Yale’s cultural centers, student groups, academic opportunities, and resource centers, through panels, performances, and showcases. This year’s Multicultural Open House included an open house hosted by each of Yale’s four cultural centers, a student performance group showcase, live remarks from Dean of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid Jeremiah Quinlan, and a discussion of resources for first-generation and low-income students hosted by The Community Initiative. Due to the widespread availability of a virtual event, the 2020 Multicultural Open House nearly quadrupled the student attendance turnout from 2019.
Date: Sunday, September 27, 2020 to Saturday, October 10, 2020
Location: Virtual

Event Description: The African Women as Pillars of Resilience is a webinar speaker series that aims to expand the reach and impact of leadership networks in Africa, amplify the influence of women, and foster mentor relationships between generations. Webinar 2 in this series focuses on “Securing the Wellbeing of Women & Girls in the Age of COVID-19.” This webinar discusses the negative impacts of the coronavirus on two of the most vulnerable groups; women and girls in Africa.
Date: Thursday, October 1, 2020
Location: Virtual

Event Description: The Dr. Fauci conversation was the first of many in the Yale Institute for Global Health’s “Global Health Conversation Series.” During this moderated conversation, which was moderated by Dr. Saad Omer, Director of YIGH and Professor Bob Bazell, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, Director of the NIAID, addressed questions from the Yale community and provided a COVID-19 update.
Date: Monday, October 26, 2020
Location: Virtual


Event Description: Representatives from all eight Ivy League schools, as well as Stanford University and the University of Chicago, gathered to discuss new processes and procedures used to run effective departments on campus. Yale has hosted multiple Ivy Conferences; including Conference & Event Planning, Facilities & Sustainability, Dinning Operations and Graduate Housing. This event happens each year in the month of November. All eight schools rotate for the chance to host each year.
Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 to Friday, November 14, 2014
Location: The Omni Hotel, Betts House, Briq, President’s Room, SSS 201, Jonathan Edwards College Senior and Junior Common Room, Mory’s, Silliman College Dining Annex and Room 415

Event Description: From the Yale School of Public Health, Summer Course in Public Health Modeling is an intensive five-day program in which researchers, clinicians, industry professionals, and policymakers enhance their systems-based perspective and analytic tools. Course topics can include everything from decision-making in healthcare deliveries, design of clinical trials, to prediction and control of infectious disease outbreaks. The course is taught by Yale faculty experts in epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy and healthcare operations, and public policy.
Date: Sunday, June 16, 2019 to Thursday, June 20, 2019
Location: Yale School of Management

Event Description: Leadership Forum for Strategic Impact is a leadership development program that engages highly influential women from varied African countries. These women form discussions in global topics relating to leadership, politics, communication, health and community involvement. This program enhances networking opportunities for African women leaders that are working on advancing their nation.
Date: Friday, May 10, 2019 to Friday, May 17, 2019
Location: Greenberg Conference Center

Event Description: A day-long Open House for prospective Mathematics and Applied Math students to visit Yale, the department they would be working with, and possible other students.
Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 to Friday, March 6, 2020
Location: The Office of Applied Math in the Dunham Lab

Event Description: Over the course of a two-day conference, “key business, political and diplomatic leaders” gathered at various locations all over Yale’s campus. The Yale community gathered to attend five sessions discussing “the future of energy; the role of the private sector; state, city and international efforts; bipartisan U.S. leadership; and citizen engagement and activism. Former Secretary of State John Kerry moderated several discussions with various VIP guests including Ms. Heather Zichal, Airbnb, Former Climate and Energy Advisor to President Obama, Dr. Jim Kim, President of the World Bank, and Leonardo DiCaprio, United Nations Messenger of Peace for Climate.
Date: Monday, September 18, 2017 to Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Location: School of Forestry and Environmental Studies - Burke Auditorium; School of Management - Zhang Auditorium; Woolsey Hall; Law School - Levinson Auditorium

Event Description: A two-day long recruiting event in which candidates are invited by the Department of Genetics to come to Yale’s campus to meet and interview with faculty, give a seminar, and host a chalk talk. Each candidate is assigned a student host who accompanies them throughout their time on campus.
Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 to Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Location: Greenberg Conference Center and Yale School of Medicine

Event Description: The International Symposium on Academic Makerspaces (ISAM) joins the people, knowledge & inspiration that fuse to catalyze higher education makerspaces which maximize their impact on the student learning experiences and alumni success. We foster community, networking, interaction and learning between people who are passionate about making. This community includes, but is not limited to, student and faculty advocates, upper administration/leadership, government policy makers, educational researchers and makerspace managers and other practitioners.
Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 to Friday, October 18, 2019
Location: Yale School of Management


Event Description: Class Day has been a tradition for Yale University graduating seniors since the 19th century. This one-day event traditionally takes place the Sunday before Commencement. The entire graduating class gathered to celebrate their time spent together by sharing their own memories and reflections as well as incorporating longstanding traditions of Yale such as singing “Bright College Years” as they wave a white handkerchief. Yale welcomed back acclaimed novelist and essayist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Yale ’08), as she addressed the graduating class. Awards were given out, including the awarding of top academic, artistic, and athletic student, among other prizes. Seniors attended this event wearing their academic gowns with a unique headgear of their choice.
Date: Sunday, May 19, 2019
Location: Old Campus