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2018 Members and Friends Dinner

As you all know, the MCD Members & Friends Dinner is an important part of the conference. It is a wonderful opportunity to talk to old friends and to meet new ones, all while enjoying good food and drinks in good company. What better way to spend a Sunday evening? The dinner will take place on Sunday August 12 from 6:30PM - 10:00PM at Harry Caray's 7th Inning Stretch and we strongly encourage you to sign up for it! The cost is $60 US. Register at To help in the registration process, us THIS GUIDE to walk you through the process step by step.

Each year, there is also an after-dinner talk by a respected member of our Division/Profession. Over the years, our Members & Friends Dinner speakers have included Harry Levinson, Warren Bennis, Andre Delbecq, Billie Alban and Barbara Bunker, Edgar Schein, Mike Beer and Peter Sorensen. True to tradition we have a great speaker for the event this year too!

Our honored speaker is a long-standing member and Treasurer of the division: Dr. Rickie Moore of the EM Lyon Business School.

Dr. Rickie Moore holds a 2005 PhD in Management Sciences from the University Jean Moulin Lyon III, France; a Pre-Doctoral Post Graduate Program with honors in Economic Sciences and Management from the University Lumière Lyon II, France; and a Master of Arts in Management Systems from the University of Hull, United Kingdom. Rickie teaches entrepreneurship and serves as the Director of Global Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business Program at EM Lyon, France. He has extensive experience as a consultant in strategy and organization.

If you have any questions regarding the dinner please contact our Program Chair, Tonya Henderson at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .