Convention Schedule

Schedule At-A-Glance

IGBO GA-ADI: People. Passion. Purpose. #UIU2019



Thursday – August 1st, 2019
Event Time
Registration Check-In & Packet Pickup 4:00PM – 9:00PM
UIU Network & Mingle 5:00PM – 7:00PM
UIU 2019 Convention Kickoff 9:00PM – 9:30PM
Reverse Happy Hour Karaoke 9:30PM – 11:00PM
Stop Light Party 11:00PM – 2:00AM
Friday – August 2nd, 2019
Event Time
Registration Check-In & Packet Pickup 8:00AM – 9:00PM
Afrobeats Fitness Session 8:00AM – 9:00AM
Arrive to Thrive: First-Timers Meetup (Private Event) 10:00AM – 11:00AM
Chapter eBoard Meetup (Private Event) 10:00AM – 11:00AM
Financial Success: Work Smarter Not Harder To Exceed Your Financial Goals 11:00AM – 12:00PM
Finding Your Why – Career Development for Igbo Professionals 11:00AM – 12:00PM
Asusu Igbo – sponsored by Ije the World Traveler 12:00PM – 1:30PM
Block Party 2:00PM – 6:00PM
Onye Nkem: Lover’s Lounge #50firstdates UIUCares Fundraising Event (Pre-registration required) 7:00PM – 9:00PM
Ije Obimo: An Igbo Dating Game Show #UIULoveConnection #UIUObimo2019 #FindYourForeverLove 9:00PM – 12:00AM
After Party 12:00AM – 3:00AM


Saturday – August 3rd, 2019
Event Time
Registration Check-In & Packet Pickup 9:00AM – 9:00PM
UIUCares 5K 7:00AM – 9:00AM
Break 9:00AM – 10:00AM
Brunch 10:00AM – 12:00PM
Vendor Expo (Professional Headshots Available) 12:00PM – 2:00PM
Cultural | Business | Professional Summit 2:00PM – 6:00PM
UIUTalk Featuring Special Guests 2:00PM – 3:00PM
Vendor Expo 3:00PM – 3:30PM
Fireside Chat with Chinwe Esimai – Igbo Women Thriving in Corporate America 3:30PM – 4:30PM
Investments at Home 3:30PM – 4:30PM
Vendor Expo 4:30PM – 5:00PM
Miseducation of the Igbo Person 5:00PM – 6:00PM
The Pitch – Turning That Idea Into a Startup 5:00PM – 6:00PM
Corporate Sponsorship Networking Event (Private Event) 6:00PM – 7:00PM
Break 7:00PM – 8:00PM
Banquet & Awards Ceremony 8:00PM – 12:00AM
After Party 12:00AM – 3:00AM


Sunday, August 4th, 2019
Event Time
Non-Denominational Church Service 10:00AM – 12:00PM
Pictures 12:00PM – 1:00PM
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