2021 Introductory Session & Alumni Reunion Session Overview

The 2021 Introductory Session and Seminar XXI Alumni Reunion will be held Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at the National Press Club. This year’s session will feature guest speaker Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr., USN (ret.), Former U.S. Ambassador to South Korea and Former Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command.

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IMPORTANT: In accordance with MIT guidelines, all attendees for this event MUST provide proof of vaccination for COVID-19. Alumni will be prompted to upload a photo of your vaccination card when you register.


  • There is a nominal NON-REFUNDABLE fee of $35.00 for the dinner for Alumni participants.
  • There will be an open cash bar for the cocktail hour.
  • This event is for Seminar XXI fellows and alumni only. We DO NOT accommodate spouses.

Dress Code:
Business attire (coat and tie) and equivalent for women
Military: Formal uniform or business attire (Summer white uniforms are acceptable)

Evening Schedule:
5:00 - 6:30 PM: Cocktail Hour
6:30 - 7:40 PM: Introduction & Keynote Speaker
7:40 - 9:00 PM: Dinner and Q&A

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