Reunion Dinner at Harvard Club in 2018

July 13th, Thursday

Today’s Highlights:

  • Welcome & Introduction @1:00pm
  • Guest Talk by Daniel Neidich @1:30pm
  • Tour of Harvard’s LISE Laboratory Building @3pm
  • Alumni Reunion Dinner @6:30pm

Schedule Detail

The reunion commenced on Thursday, July 13th at 1:00pm.

01:00pm – 01:30pm

Welcome & Introductions of All Participants

[Location] Room 124 at Gund Hall, Harvard Graduate School of Design.

[Recommended Dress Code] Business Casual.

[Parking] Broadway Garage. Hourly pay and day pass available.

1:30pm – 2:45pm

Guest Talk by Daniel Neidich, DUNE Real Estate

[Location] Room 124 at Gund Hall, Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Daniel M. Neidich

CEO, DUNE Real Estate

Mr. Neidich is the CEO of DUNE Real Estate Partners LP and former head of the Whitehall Funds at Goldman Sachs. With over 25 years of opportunistic real estate investment experience, Mr. Neidich is a pioneer who has significantly shaped this market. He has built and led investment teams managing institutional real estate private equity funds beginning with the first Goldman Sachs Whitehall fund in 1991.

Learn more about speaker here

03:00pm – 4:00pm

Tour of the Harvard LISE Laboratory Building

Designed by the celebrated Spanish architect Rafael Moneo, the 135,000-square-foot structure known as the Laboratory for Integrated Science and Engineering, or LISE, provides a physical link between Harvard’s physics and Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences (DEAS) communities, along with the Science Center.

Architectural highlights include an unusual pearlescent façade that changes subtly with the day’s lighting, an underpinning of sculpted pedestals that skillfully preserves campus walkways, and an underground section designed to receive natural light. 

[Architect] Rafael Moneo 

[Affiliation] Faculty of Arts and Science, Department of Physics

[Location] 19 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138 

*Meet at the main lobby, near Peet’s Coffee 

[Group Visit] The tour will be led by LISE’s Building Service Manager Joel Day. Tours will be arranged in smaller groups of 15 people, with multiple sessions offered.

04:00pm – 05:00pm

Alumni Workshare

[Location] Room 124 at Gund Hall, Harvard Graduate School of Design.

6:30pm – 9:30pm

Reunion Dinner, Richard Peiser and Bing Wang Co-hosts

The featured and ever popular Summer Reunion Dinner will continue this year at The Harvard Club of Boston storied Somerset Club, one of Boston’s most stunning Clubhouse, featuring a classic interior spanning six floors, with access to elegant restaurants and function rooms in historic district. Cocktails will be followed by a plated dinner with wine service, and, of course, a few speeches and comments. 

[Location] Harvard Club of Boston 374 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215

[Dress Code] Business formal. Attendees of all gender identities are required to wear formal attire, including ties.

[Parking] Guests are responsible for the parking cost at the Club, which is $12 per hour with a maximum charge of $36 per vehicle.


Cocktail hour: 6:30-7:30pm 

Dinner: 7:30-9:30pm

[Dinner Course]

Option 1: Petite Filet Mignon with 2 Lump Crabmeat Stuffed Shrimp (no beef or no shrimp request available)

Option 2: Sesame Ginger Crusted Tofu (vegetarian)

[Fee] $240/person


After Dinner Drinks

Alumni may continue the tradition of gathering at the Liberty Hotel for drinks and conversation. Please note that the after-dinner drinks are not hosted by the alumni reunion and are not included in the registration.

[Location] Liberty Hotel, 215 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114

Registration and Sponsorship

Purchase tickets to the Dinner on Thursday night, as well as for all other events scheduled throughout the two-day period. Sponsorship help us create unforgettable experiences for all attendees.

Hotel & Restaurants

Discover more about hotel accommodations and excellent dining options in Cambridge.

AMDP Courses by Exec. Ed

GSD Executive Education has arranged a selection of AMDP courses for alumni. Additional Registration is required to attend.