Bay Area Events Bulletin - weekly digest

September 27, 2016


NEW! Wed, 9/28 — 12:30pm
Watch the webcast: Leading Through Change & Crisis
Bob Shanks, Executive Vice President and CFO of Ford Motor Company, discusses Ford's transition from an automotive company to an automotive and mobility company. Free. Watch.

NEW! Wed, 9/28 — Sacramento — 6:00-8:00pm
B-HAN SACRAMENTO: Alumni Mixer for New Sacramento Chapter
Come celebrate the inauguration of the B-HAN Sacramento Chapter. Join fellow alumni for a casual evening at The Hotel Bar in Downtown Sacramento. The mixer is tomorrow night! Register.

Wed, 9/28 — San Francisco — 5:30-8:30pm
B-HAN SAN FRANCISCO: Ping Pong Party at SPiN San Francisco
Join us TOMORROW for a fun evening of ping pong, food and drinks! Almost sold out. Located in SOMA, SPiN is one of the newest (and coolest) venues in SF. Appetizers will be served. Register.

Wed, 9/28 — San Francisco — 7:00-10:00pm
SAN FRANCISCO ALUMNI: Conversation with Author Scott Allan Morrison
Spend an evening at Folio Books in Noe Valley with Scott Allan Morrison as he reads from and discusses his novel Terms of Use. We're offering Pay What You Want pricing. Register.



Sat, 10/1 — Berkeley — 10:30am
Berkeley-Haas Homecoming 2016
Come home to Berkeley-Haas. Attend faculty lectures and tailgate with alumni, friends, and students before heading to Memorial Stadium for the Cal vs. Utah Homecoming game! Register.

Sun, 10/2 — Oakland — 10:40-11:45am
B-HAN EAST BAY: Swim-A-Mile for Women's Cancer
Join other Haas alums and students on a Haas Swim Team to Swim-A-Mile at Mills College in support of Oakland's Women's Cancer Resource Center. Register.

Thurs, 10/6 — Berkeley — 6:30-8:30pm
EAST BAY ALUMNI: Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum
Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum: Building Innovation Economies - from Silicon Valley to the Middle East. Join us for a networking reception followed by a presentation. Register.

Fri, 10/7 — Palo Alto — 5:00-8:00pm
B-HAN SILICON VALLEY: Berkeley-China Summit Pre-Summit VIP Reception
Pre-Summit VIP Reception for the inaugural Berkeley China Summit 2016 — meet the major summit speakers and network with Alumni. Summit info: Register.

Sun, 10/9 — Berkeley — 8:30am-6:00pm
BAY AREA ALUMNI: 2016 Berkeley China Summit
One-day, on-campus summit to connect China's businesses and investors with the technology, engineering, and business innovation expertise at UC Berkeley and across the Bay Area. Register.

Tues, 10/11 — Oakland — 6:15-8:15pm
B-HAN EAST BAY: Storytelling for Maximum Influence
In this interactive workshop led by Dan Kimble MBA 2010 you will learn why executives are most inspired by stories, and how to construct and deliver your own compelling stories.Register

Mon, 10/17 — Oakland — 5:00-8:00pm
EAST BAY ALUMNI: Berkeley Angel Network Pitch Event
Audience is UC Berkeley alumni angel investors. See link to apply to pitch. Register.

NEW! Sat, 10/22 — San Francisco — 8:00pm-12:00am
2007-2016 UNDERGRAD ALUMNI: Blue & Gold Bash
Join hundreds of friends at the Blue & Gold Bash — a fast-growing tradition started by young alumni for young alumni. Enjoy cocktails, dancing, light fare, and more at this elegant celebration of all things Cal. Register.

Sun, 10/30 — Walnut Creek — 3:00-5:00pm
B-HAN EAST BAY: Social Media & Networks...What are They? Why Do I Care?
Join an afternoon of "real-time" meet & greet networking...along with demystifying the buzz surrounding Social Media & Networks. Register



NEW! Tue, 11/1 — San Francisco — 6:30-9:00pm
B-HAN SAN FRANCISCO: Diverse Perspectives on Success in Venture Capital
A conversation with leading VCs in healthcare and technology, featuring partners from Canvas Ventures, NEA and SVB. Network and learn what it takes to build successful companies. Register.

Fri, 11/4 — San Francisco — 6:30-10:00pm
15th Annual Haas Gala
Registration is now open for the most elegant Berkeley-Haas celebration of the year. The annual signature event will be held at a new venue this year - the St. Regis Hotel in SF. Join us to celebrate our remarkable alumni and award winners - Susan, MBA 87 & Stephen Chamberlin, Albert Lee, MBA 04, and Tony Brekke, MBA 03.

Sun, 11/13 — Calistoga — 10:30am-1:00pm — Save the Date!
B-HAN NORTH BAY: Escape to Renaissance Italy in Calistoga
Guided 1-hr. tour of Castello di Amorosa, a perfect replica of a 13th-century Tuscan castle that the Wall St. Journal called a must-see, followed by an exclusive winetasting. For questions, contact Ellen O'Connor,

Thurs, 11/17 — 12:00am-11:59pm
Big Give
Mark your calendars for the third annual Big Give: a 24-hour online fundraising event that brings together the entire Cal community - just in time for the Big Game!



Thurs, 12/8 — Berkeley — Save the Date!
39th Annual Old Blues Reunion & Luncheon
Graduates of Berkeley's business school Class of 1966 and earlier years are invited for a reunion luncheon with Dean Lyons, BS 82, and an informative lecture with a top Berkeley-Haas professor.


NEW! Fri, 3/24 — Berkeley — 8:00am-6:30pm
22nd Annual POWER Conference on Energy Research and Policy
The POWER Conference brings together scholars & practitioners to exchange ideas & research results on topics related to electricity markets & regulation. Save the date! More info to come soon. Register.

Watch: Open Innovation Perspectives
What is Open Innovation? What are its benefits for companies? Are there similarities between Open Innovation and Open Source software? Can innovation be sped up? What does the ecosystem look like? Hear from Berkeley-Haas' Henry Chesbrough, PhD 97, the originator of open innovation.