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.


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: Second Look Weekend is an opportunity for students admitted into the Yale School of Medicine to visit and learn more about Yale and New Haven, meet current students and faculty, and get to know their future classmates.
Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019 to Saturday, March 30, 2019
Location: Edward S Harkness Hall, The Anlyan Center

Event Description: Students accepted into Yale University’s Chemistry Graduate Program are invited to visit the University for a weekend. Visiting students have the opportunity to tour the lab facilities, meet with faculty and current graduate students, and experience what life here at Yale and in New Haven has to offer.
Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019 to Saturday, March 30, 2019
Location: Sterling Chemistry Lab and other locations on campus

Event Description: 50WomenAtYale150, is a yearlong commemoration that celebrates fifty (50) years of women studying in Yale University’s undergraduate programs and one-hundred and fifty (150) years of women studying in Yale University’s graduate programs. This celebration began in September of 2019 and continues through November 2020. The commemoration is celebrated with a host of lectures, exhibitions and performances throughout the academic year to showcase the history of women at Yale.
Date: Sunday, September 1, 2019 to Monday, November 30, 2020
Location: Various- Rose Alumnae House, Sprague Hall, Yale Law School, Yale University Art Gallery, Sterling Memorial Library, Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall, Yale Law School, President’s House, Yale Center for British Art, and a stone dedication on Old Campus.


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

Admitted Students Event

Event Description: Bulldog Days gives newly admitted students a glimpse into all that Yale has to offer. Over the course of three days, the Class of 2023 was given the opportunity to explore campus, meet their future fellow classmates, and experience campus life before their upcoming first year even began. New students and their families enjoyed student-led campus tours, showcasing the extensive history of Yale. Question and Answer sessions, as well as Open Houses of several Yale communities were available for students looking to seek out new ventures or dive into a developing interest. Students were encouraged to attend Master Classes led by Yale professors to shine light upon the extensive academic opportunities Yale provides. Following a comparable agenda to that of Bulldog Days, Bulldog Saturday took place on April 20. This one-day program offered similar events and opportunities to students but did not include overnight hosting.
Date: Monday, April 15, 2019 to Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Location: Various locations across Yale’s campus and specialty spaces such as Shubert, Yale on York, Dwight Hall, Battell Chapel, Payne Whitney Gymnasium, Old Campus and Woolsey Hall