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Event Schedule 2023

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2023 marks Ivey's 100th anniversary — we can't wait to celebrate with you at Ivey Centennial Homecoming, taking place September 22-24, 2023 in London, Ont. Special class reunions are planned for classes with graduation years ending with '3 or '8. All alumni are invited to attend this year's Homecoming celebration — check out what the School and your classmates have planned below:


1-3 p.m. | Meet and Greet with Current Students

Coffee chats at the School to meet current students and hear about the current Ivey experience in 2023 and have a day in the life conversations; there will also be school tours.

Class Reunions

The highlight of your reunion — to attend a personalized evening with your classmates and guests! Visit your class webpage to find your class plans.


9 a.m. | Registration & Welcome Breakfast

Doors open at 9 a.m. — Register in the Rosen Lounge and enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast while catching up with classmates. Pledge Ceremony, Ivey Family Feud, Dean's Welcome, class lunch, IWIL reception and "The Beer Game" are all part of the day.

Registration is now closed, however we will accept walk-ins on the day of the Open House. Childcare will be available for children ages 3+. Parking is on a first-come, first-serve basis. All lots are open, so arrive early for the best spots!

10:15 a.m. | Ivey Pledge Ceremony

Over 13,000 alumni have participated in the Ivey Pledge Ceremony and Ring Tradition since its introduction by the Ivey Alumni Network in 2004. This event provides Ivey alumni with the opportunity to recite — or recommit to — the Ivey Pledge to act honourably and ethically, and receive a unique, individually numbered Ivey Ring after doing so. Registration is now closed. 

10:30 a.m. | Ivey Family Feud

Come watch fellow reunion classes go head to head in trivia, with the winner taking on a faculty all star team.  This multi-round, game show type event will be hosted by Associate Dean Darren Meister and be sure to deliver laughs.  And you just may learn a thing or two about Ivey!

A highlight of the weekend that's not to be missed.

11:35 a.m. | Dean's Welcome

Join faculty, friends and classmates as Ivey’s Dean Sharon Hodgson welcomes you back to Ivey! She will share a few remarks and present this year’s Distinguished Service and Faculty Service award recipients in Ivey’s BMO Financial Group Auditorium.

Buffet Lunch

Grab lunch in the Grand Hall and enjoy it with your classmates in one of our classrooms! 

1 p.m. | Mustangs Homecoming Football Game

Don't miss the football game at Western Alumni Stadium! The Mustangs will take on the Ottawa Gee-Gees. Block ticket sales available by contacting Mustang Group Sales & Tickets: 519-661-4077 or

IWIL Champagne Reception 1:30 p.m. | IWIL Champagne Reception

Ivey Women Investing in Leadership (IWIL) is a new, alumni-spearheaded fundraising initiative. The mission is to create an ongoing giving community that invests in the next generation of women leaders and connects alumni to each other and to the School. Join us in the Dean’s Boardroom as we launch this important initiative and toast the impact of women in philanthropy.



1:30 p.m. | Ivey Academy Interactive Session 

The Ivey Academy, Canada’s leader in management education and professional development, will be hosting an engaging interactive simulation "The Beer Game" for alumni and their guests. Space is limited.

6 p.m. | Ivey Centennial Homecoming Celebration

Step into a captivating journey through time at Ivey's monumental 100th Anniversary Celebration!

Immerse yourself in live music, delectable cuisine, and thrilling entertainment as we transport you through the decades, from the roaring 1920s to the rebellious 1960s. With world-class entertainment and the chance to connect with fellow alumni, this once-in-a-lifetime celebration is not to be missed — reserve your tickets now for an unforgettable night!

Dress code: Cocktail Attire


6 p.m. Prohibition themed Cocktail Reception

7 p.m. Dinner with entertainment: sit with your classmates and take in dancers who will take us through hits of the past decades

8:30 p.m. Into the Future After Party

Registration is now closed. 


9:30 a.m. | Golden Alumni Breakfast

For classes celebrating 50+ years, join the Dean for breakfast to honour this remarkable milestone in Ivey’s Brock Pavilion. Watch your mail for a separate invitation and reply card, or register online today.

Registration is now closed. 

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