Bay Area Events Bulletin - weekly digest

October 19, 2016


NEW! Fri, 10/21 — Roseville — 6:30-9:00pm
B-HAN SACRAMENTO: Cal vs. USC Football Viewing Party
Join your fellow Sacramento area Berkeley-Haas alumni watch Cal take on USC. Event starts at 6:30, kickoff at 7:30. This is a casual gathering open to everyone. No RSVP required. Learn More

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

NEW! Thu, 10/27 — Berkeley — 6:30-8:30pm
B-HAN SILICON VALLEY: Networking Beyond Yourself: Making Valuable Connections
Please join for a highly interactive workshop to learn how to be an effective networker while embracing Haas’ Beyond Yourself defining principle. Learn More

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 and greet networking...along with demystifying the buzz surrounding social media and networks. Register

NEW! Mon, 10/31 — Berkeley — 1:30-2:30pm
Coffee Chat with Robert Strand, Executive Director, Center for Responsible Business
Join Robert Strand, Executive Director of the Center for Responsible Business, for a coffee and chat during the "Coffee with the CRB" sessions. Informal get-togethers where you can pose questions about the CRB and offer your input. Learn More



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

NEW! Fri, 11/4 — San Francisco — 9:00am-5:30pm
> play Conference
This year, we are lining up an amazing set of speakers from Google, Spotify and more to cover the hottest topics on VR/AR, music, video & social media. Register with coupon–AlumnHaas

NEW! Sat & Sun, 11/5 - 11/6 — Sonoma — 11:00am-4:00pm
Sonoma Extra Virgin Festival
Celebrate Sonoma’s olive harvest at B.R. Cohn Winery. Olive oil and olive food producers will share their wares. Weekend will start with hand harvest of winery’s 160-year old heritage trees and blessing of the olives. Olive oil producers, educators and cook book authors will explain the wonders of this ancient fruit. Food trucks, cooking demonstrations, music and wine available the whole weekend.  Register

NEW! Mon, 11/7 — Berkeley — 6:00-10:00pm
Bay Area NSF I-Corps
One week introduction to Lean methodologies and the Business Model Canvas. Learn More

Sun, 11/13 — Calistoga — 10:30am-1:00pm
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 wine tasting. For questions, contact Ellen O'Connor, EWMBA 03,

Thu, 11/17 — Worldwide —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!
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NEW! Thu, 11/17 — Oakland — 6:00-8:00pm
B-HAN EAST BAY: How the Golden State Became Green
Professor Emeritus David Vogel will discuss his research for the book he is writing about California’s leadership and innovation in environmental policymaking. Learn More

NEW! Mon, 11/21 — San Francisco — 8:00am-5:00pm
39th Annual Real Estate & Economics Symposium
Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics is a one-day conference with experts in real estate, finance, government and academia. Evaluate and discuss real estate and financial markets. Examine how political and economic environment will impact real estate and business today, and share expert views on what lies ahead. Learn More



Thu, 12/8 — Berkeley — 11:30am-2:00pm
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 lecture with Prof. Terrance Odean, MS 92, PhD 97. Register


NEW! Wed, 2/1 — Atherton — Save the Date!
18th Annual Berkeley-Haas Celebration in Silicon Valley
This annual event at the exculusive Menlo Circus Club connects experienced alumni and current students for networking across industries, showcasing the strength of your Berkeley-Haas Alumni Network!



NEW! Wed, 3/8 — San Francisco — Save the Date!
15th Annual Berkeley-Haas Celebration in San Francisco
An exclusive community gathering in the heart of San Francisco at Gap, Inc. A reception is followed by a through-provoking program featuring Profs. David and Jennifer Aaker.

NEW! Wed, 3/11 — Berkeley — Save the Date!
21st Annual Women in Leadership Conference
The Women in Leadership Conference has brought together more than 400 women and men annually to connect and learn from each other, and develop the skills that can help women advance.

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



NEW! Sat, 4/29 — Berkeley — Save the Date!
Alumni Conference 2017
Come home to Berkeley-Haas to reconnect with friends and re-experience the classroom with the brightest thinkers and most accomplished practitioners including Greg La Blanc, Cort Worthington, BCEMBA 07/08, Juliana Schroeder and more. Learn More

Watch: Open Innovation — A New Model for Industrial Innovation
Watch Henry Chesbrough, PhD 97, the "father of open innovation" describe open innovation's main concepts, and provide some illustrative examples.