Bay Area Events Bulletin - weekly digest

September 22, 2015


Wed, 09/23 — 6:30pm-8:30pm — San Francisco
B-HAN SAN FRANCISCO: Wine and Chocolate Tasting
Join fellow alumni as we meet the GM of Hall Vineyards and the founder of Poco Dolce Chocolates (also a Haas alumnus!). You will learn about each of these businesses and taste some award-winning wines and chocolates. Only nine spots left as of Friday. Learn more and register.

Thu, 09/24 — 6:00pm-9:00pm — Berkeley
Aging 2.0 Pitch Event
Part of an initiative supported by Aging 2.0 to encourage local communities to host pitch events for new innovative products and services that stand to improve the lives of older adults. The Lester Center hosts one of 30 Pitch Events in 30 cities around the world in 30 days. Learn more and register.

SOLD OUT! Thu, 09/24 — 6:30pm-10:45pm — San Francisco
B-HAN EAST BAY: The Phantom of the Opera
Join us at the Orpheum Theater for a re-imagined Broadway classic, preceded by a no-host networking reception. Critics rave that this breathtaking production is "bigger and better than ever before!" Waiting list.

Wed, 09/30 — 4:30pm-7:00pm — Mountain View
Board Match Silicon Valley
Leaders from 75 Bay Area nonprofits will be on hand at Google's Crittendon Campus to talk to interested candidates about serving on their board of directors. Registration (by 9/29) is required for security purposes. Learn more and register.


NEW! Thu, 10/01 — 6:00pm-8:00pm — Berkeley
Career Paths in Finance and Big Data: A Panel Discussion
Hosted by the Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) Program, industry experts (and Berkeley-Haas alumni) will discuss current trends in finance and data job markets and how the two are linked. Learn more and register.

NEW! Thu, 10/01 — 6:30pm-8:30pm — Palo Alto
Interested in volunteering with the Silicon Valley chapter? Come network at Happy Hour and learn more about board or event organizer opportunities. Questions? Contact Kristen Lee, BS 12. Register.

Thu, 10/01 — 5:00pm-7:00pm — Santa Rosa
B-HAN NORTH BAY: Haaspitality at La Tortilla Factory
A tour of La Tortilla Factory led by Willie Tamayo, BS 77, followed by a social hour featuring hors d'oeuvres, local beers and wines. Register.

Sat, 10/03 — 10:30am — Berkeley
Haas Homecoming
Game tickets are going fast. Don't miss your chance to cheer on the undefeated, 3-0 Golden Bears from the Haas section of the Homecoming football game! Before the game, hear from Prof. Catherine Wolfram and Dean Lyons, BS 82, and tailgate with fellow alumni and students. Register.

NEW! Mon, 10/05 — 12:00pm-1:00pm — Berkeley
Berkeley-Haas Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) Information Session
Refer a stellar candidate to our MFE program! The MFE program invites individuals who have strong quantitative backgrounds and are considering careers in finance to learn about the program and launching a career with top finance firms. Register.

Mon-Fri, 10/05-10/09 — 8:30am-5:00pm — Sunnyvale
EXECUTIVE EDUCATION: Product Management Training
The PM Certificate Program teaches the latest business model and product design skills needed to develop profitable products customers will love. 15% discount for alumni (code CEE15). Register.

Wed, 10/07 — 6:30pm-9:00pm — Palo Alto
B-HAN Silicon Valley: Financing Early Stage Companies - Panel Discussion
Alumni VCs and industry professionals lead a panel discussion on funding for and investing in businesses. Network with fellow alumni while at WSGR in Palo Alto. Contact JT Klepp, FTMBA 98, for questions. Register.

NEW! Thu, 10/07 — 5:30pm-8:00pm — San Francisco
B-HAN SAN FRANCISCO: ReedSmith LLP - The Effective Startup Board Member, An Overview
The SF Chapter of the Berkeley-Haas Alumni Network has been invited to ReedSmith LLP and their session on "The Effective Startup Board Member, An Overview." Join us for compelling content from industry experts. Register.

NEW! Fri, 10/09 — 1:30pm-4:30pm — San Francisco
B-HAN San Francisco: U.S. Navy Blue Angels from the Bay
Join fellow alumni on board the "Wacky Jacky" as we position ourselves in SF Bay to watch Friday's Fleet Week Airshow. BYOB and snacks. Only 34 spots remain open on the boat. Register.

Tue, 10/13 — 5:00pm-8:00pm — San Francisco
Berkeley Angel Network Pitch Event
Audience is limited to accredited investor UC Berkeley alumni. To apply to pitch, see instructions (Deadline: 09/11/15).

Wed, 10/14 — 6:15pm-8:15pm — Oakland
B-HAN EAST BAY: Moving up the Career Ladder: 3 Skills for Promotion
An interactive workshop with networking to help you stand out and catapult your career. Master the skills to skyrocket your influence and project executive presence in the workplace. Register.

Tue, 10/20 — 6:30pm-9:00pm — San Francisco
San Francisco Networking Event
Network and connect with your Berkeley-Haas student and alumni community at the ninth annual San Francisco Networking event. Join us for one of our largest and most effective Haas industry networking events! Register.

NEW! Thu, 10/22 — 12:00pm-1:00pm — Webinar
Beth Sordi, EWMBA 07, Director of Product Management for Babycenter, leads this webinar for alumni exploring product management. Register.

NEW! Thu, 10/22 — 6:00pm-8:00pm — Berkeley — Save the Date
B-HAN EAST BAY: Emerging Interests in Finance with Bill Rindfuss, Executive Director, Finance Group, Berkeley-Haas
Finance faculty member Bill Rindfuss shares updates on Haas students' emerging interests and ventures within finance, including presentations by FTMBA Class of 2015 grads who have now launched new finance ventures. Registration coming soon.

Fri, 10/30 — 8:00pm-12:00am — San Francisco
Cal Young Alumni Blue & Gold Bash
Cal young alumni (Classes of 2005-15) are invited to a Roaring 20s themed cocktail party the night before the Golden Bears take on USC at home. Proceeds benefit the Kruttschnitt Aspire Scholarship Program (KASP). Learn more and register.


NEW! November (TBD) — 12:00pm-1:00pm — 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.

NEW! Mon, 11/02 — 12:00pm-1:00pm — Berkeley
Berkeley-Haas Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) Information Session
Refer a stellar candidate to our MFE program! The MFE program invites individuals who have strong quantitative backgrounds and are considering careers in finance to learn about the program and launching a career with top finance firms. Register.

Mon-Fri, 11/02-11/06 — Berkeley
EXECUTIVE EDUCATION: Executive Leadership Program
A practical, personalized and inspiring answer to the question, "What can I do differently, as a leader, to bring my organization to its full potential?" 15% discount for alumni (code CEE15). Register.

Fri, 11/06 — 8:30am-5:30pm — San Francisco
2015 Berkeley-Haas Healthcare Conference
This year's conference will highlight the unique role that technology, design, and innovation have in shaping the future of healthcare. Join us for dynamic panels, startup pitches, a design challenge, company expo and networking reception. Register.

Fri, 11/13 — Save the Date! — San Francisco
14th Annual Haas Gala
Celebrate the vibrant Berkeley-Haas community with Dean Lyons, BS 82, and fellow alumni at the annual Haas Gala. Save the date for one of our biggest and best Haas nights of the year!

Fri-Sat, 11/13-11/14 — 9:00am-4:30pm — Berkeley
Mindfulness and Well-Being at Work: 15% Discount for Alumni!
Join the Greater Good Science Center, Mindful magazine, top scientists, workplace leaders and mindfulness teachers at an event where they share practical strategies to help transform your work experience and your workplace (code HAAS). Learn more.

Homecoming: Undefeated Cal Bears vs. Washington State
Cheer on the 3-0 Golden Bears at Homecoming in the Berkeley-Haas section at Memorial Stadium. Buy your tickets today!