Bay Area Events Bulletin - weekly digest

November 17, 2015


November — Various Dates — Berkeley
EVENTS: Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy
The Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy (Executive Director, Adam Sterling, MBA/JD 2013) has an exciting schedule of upcoming lectures and events. Don't miss the opportunity to hear from industry representatives and faculty on important and up-to-date issues this fall. Register.

November — Date TBD — Berkeley
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Alumni Forums — YPO-style leadership roundtables
New cohorts of CxO and other leadership-level Alumni Forums for graduates of Berkeley-Haas and Cal forming this fall. Apply now.

Wed, 11/18 — 5:00pm-8:00pm — Berkeley
Haas MBA Technology Networking Night
Berkeley-Haas MBA alumni are invited to this annual networking mixer with classmates and tech-sector companies. Register via MBA CareerNet.

Wed, 11/18 — 6:00pm-9:00pm — San Francisco
The Ivy Plus Society: The Private Affair
Berkeley-Haas MBA alumni are invited to join The Ivy Plus Society to take over the hot, new cocktail bar in town - Holy Mountain. This hidden treasure has been featured in San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Eater, Thrillist, and more. Register.

Thu, 11/19 — 6:00pm — San Francisco
MBA Class of 1993 — Cocktails in the City
Gathering for all MBA 1993 alumni (FT and EW). Email Rebecca Ricksen with your preferred address if you did not receive the invite.

Thu, 11/19 — 6:00pm-8:00pm — Berkeley
B-HAN EAST BAY: Ted Kuh, Haas lecturer and former Head of Citigroup Global Retail Investment Banking
Find out how the investment banking industry has changed, cultural challenges in global markets and what Ted, BS 82, looks for in companies to invest in. Register.

Thu, 11/19 — Berkeley
Big Give: Think Bigger
Mark your calendars for the second annual Big Give: a 24-hour online fundraising event that brings together the entire Cal community — just in time for the Big Game! Learn more.

Mon, 11/23 — 8:00am-5:00pm — San Francisco
38th Annual Real Estate & Economics Symposium
The Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics will host their annual Fall Symposium highlighting cutting-edge industry issues. Join industry leaders to make this a great educational and networking opportunity. Register.

Mon, 11/30-Tue, 12/01 — 9:30am-5:00pm — Berkeley
Responsible Business Symposium
Berkeley-Haas Alumni are invited to attend Responsible Business for a Sustainable Development: Comparing the U.S. and the Scandinavian Context. Register.


NEW! Tue, 12/01 — 8:00am-5:30pm — San Francisco
Second Annual "Post-Seed" Conference
Bringing together the best and brightest minds around early-stage financing for a one-day, focused event. Register with a university email and "berkeley75" for 75% discount. Register.

NEW! Wed, 12/02 — 8:30am-10:30am — Santa Clara
Current SEC Enforcement Initiatives and Corporate Governance Risks
The distinguished speakers will discuss the SEC's current views regarding enforcement priorities and disclosure issues in this special program on key issues facing Boards of Directors. Register.

NEW! Wed, 12/02 — 6:00pm-8:00pm — San Francisco
Berkeley Angel Network Holiday Party 2015
The Berkeley Angel Network celebrates its 4th anniversary. Several companies will provide brief updates on progress since they pitched to the group. Promotional code: HAN. Register.

Thu, 12/03 — 6:30pm-8:30pm — Palo Alto
B-HAN SILICON VALLEY: Holiday Cocktail Party
Join us for our first annual holiday cocktail hour at the Indo Restaurant. Re-connect with classmates and celebrate the holiday season with the HAN family. Questions? Email Kristen Lee, BS 12. Register.

NEW! Fri, 12/04 — 11:59pm — Virtual Deadline
LAUNCH: UC's Startup Accelerator
Working on a startup? Apply for LAUNCH, the University of California's leading accelerator focused on transforming promising startups into scalable businesses. To apply, companies must have a working prototype and a UC student, faculty or alum on their team. Learn more and register.

Tue, 12/08 — 6:30pm — San Francisco
B-HAN SAN FRANCISCO: Annual Holiday Party
We're excited to host this year's holiday party at the newly-opened Mathilde French Bistro (chef owner of L'Ardoise) and expect a night of great food, drinks and conversations. We're expecting the event to sell out, so make sure to reserve your spot! Register.

The World's Most Influential Business Thinkers 2015
Three Berkeley-Haas leaders have made the 2015 Thinkers50 global ranking of management pioneers: Lecturer Steve Blank (#20), Adj. Prof. Henry Chesbrough (#24), and Affiliated Prof. Morten Hansen (#34). Read more at Forbes.