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Haas NewsWire, April 4, 2005

Students and Their Families to Celebrate Commencement at the Haas School

John Doerr

More than 700 new graduates are swelling the ranks of the Haas School of Business alumni network this month, as Dean Richard Lyons presides over three commencements for graduates from the undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. programs.

Silicon Valley venture capitalist John Doerr will address Berkeley MBA graduates from the Evening & Weekend MBA, Full-time MBA, and Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA programs at their commencement this Sunday, May 22, at 2:00 p.m. in the Greek Theatre.

Doerr, a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers since 1980, has played a key role in the creation of some of the biggest companies to come out of the high-tech industry including Compaq, Intuit, Macromedia, Netscape, Sun Microsystems, Amazon, and Symantec. Doerr was the founding CEO of Silicon Compilers. He currently serves on the boards of Intuit, Amazon, Sun Microsystems, and Google, among others. He holds a BS and MS in electrical engineering from Rice University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

The student-elected speakers at the Berkeley MBA commencement will be Steven Edwin Hardgrave for the full-time program and David Slater for the Evening & Weekend Program. The commencement will be followed by a reception in the UC Berkeley Campanile Esplanade.

Lecturer Steven Wood will give the address at the undergraduate commencement, which takes place at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 22. At Haas since 1993, Wood has taught the core undergraduate class in macroeconomics since 1999. He has twice been nominated for the Earl F. Cheit Outstanding Teaching Award in the undergraduate business program; and he won the award in 2004. The student speaker for the undergraduate commencement will be David Aminzadeh. A reception will follow the commencement proceedings in the Campanile Esplanade.

This past Saturday, May 14, Professor David Levine addressed the nine Ph.D. students and their families who celebrated commencement at the Haas School. Some of the newly minted Ph.D.s have accepted jobs at universities including Carnegie-Mellon University, London Business School, Emory University, and Northwestern University .

Graduates of the Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA Program and the Master's in Financial Engineering Program, celebrated commencements at the culmination of their programs, in December 2004 and in March 2005, respectively. Berkeley-Columbia MBA students are also welcome to participate in the MBA commencement this Sunday.

10th Annual Fisher Center Conference Explores Real Estate Markets in a Changing World, May 23

“US and California Real Estate in a Changing World” is the theme for the 10 th Annual Fisher Center Real Estate Conference on May 23, 2005, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the St. Francis Hotel Grand Ballroom in San Francisco.

Leading experts will share their ideas about the evolving complexities of today's real estate business and how the industry will be affected by the challenges of an ever-changing economy. Ample time will be allotted for questions, answers, and the exchange of ideas with some of the most knowledgeable authorities on the economy, real estate, technology, and finance.

Highlights of the conference include an economic forecast, entitled “Is U.S. Economic Growth Sustainable?” by Professor Robert Edelstein, a real estate professor, and a presentation on “ Infill Building in California” by Professor John Landis, chair of UC Berkeley’s Department of City and Regional Planning.

Additional discussion topics range from the impact of retiring baby boomers on real estate equity to investment opportunities in uncertain times, REITs, and the residential sector. They will be presented by speakers from well-known real estate development, trust, and investment companies, BRIDGE Housing, and a demographic research company.

The conference has been approved for eight hours of continuing education credit from the State Office of Real Estate Appraisers (OREA), and Consumer Protection Continuing Education credit from the California Department of Real Estate (DRE Sponsor #1656), and is also approved for one re-certification credit from the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors.

For more information or to register, send email to zeleski@haas.berkeley.edu, call 510-643-6109, or visit http://groups.haas.berkeley.edu/realestate/ExecEd/announceconf.asp.

Moore Ruble Yudell Chosen to Design Proposed New Haas/Boalt Building

Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners (MRY), the Santa Monica-based firm that designed the current Haas School of Business facilities, will also lead the design of the new academic commons building planned for the Haas School and the School of Law, UC Berkeley announced last week.

At the same time UC Berkeley announced that it had reached an agreement in principal with HNTB Architecture to lead the architectural renovation and seismic improvement of the football stadium. The stadium renovation and the new business/law academic commons are the two cornerstone projects of the planned renaissance of the southeast area of the campus that was announced by UC Berkeley in February.

"The Haas School is currently housed in a spectacularly successful MRY-designed building, so we know full well the superb capabilities of this firm," said Dean Richard Lyons. "We are confident that the firm will again deliver a facility that not only achieves its functional and design objectives, but also one that becomes a landmark on the Berkeley campus."

The academic commons building will provide the kind of modern space required of collaborative and contemporary legal and business education. Moore Ruble Yudell is an interdisciplinary design studio with an international practice that extends from the design of the new US Embassy in Berlin to a new master plan for housing in Chongqing, China. Known for its collaborative approach, the firm's work has included the design of several highly regarded libraries and academic facilities, including the Haas School complex; the law library addition and renovation at UCLA; the newly opened student life center at University of Cincinnati; and the Sloan School of Business at MIT.

For the academic commons building, Moore Ruble Yudell will work in conjunction with Architectural Resources Group (ARG) of San Francisco. ARG is known for high-profile projects including the new Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley.

10-10-20 Fundraising Campaign Seeks to Increase Participation and Donations

The Haas School has launched a new fundraising campaign, 10-10-20, aimed at increasing both the level of participation of Haas School alumni in annual giving and the amount of the Haas School's endowment, according to Dean Richard Lyons.

10-10-20 stands for adding $10 million in new endowment each year, increasing undergraduate alumni participation to 10%, and increasing graduate alumni participation to 20%. The concept of the campaign is explained in detail at the new 10-10-20 web site ( http://10-10-20.haas.berkeley.edu ). A video of Dean Lyons discussing the reasons for the campaign is also available on the web site. In addition, a postcard announcing the campaign went to all Haas School alumni and friends early this month.

Dean Lyons has identified several areas to benefit from the proceeds of this campaign: increasing the size of the Haas faculty and improving faculty support; supporting Haas students through scholarships--for undergraduate and graduate students; building the Haas endowment for future funding and future growth; and expanding services, including alumni services and career services.

Dean Lyons to Travel to Asia to Strengthen Haas Connections

Dean Richard Lyons will embark on a two-week journey to Asia later this month to strengthen the Haas School’s connections to the alumni and business communities in Japan, Taiwan, China, and Singapore.

Alumni interested in meeting with Dean Lyons to hear about the current activities at the Haas School are invited to attend alumni receptions. Alumni receptions will take place in Tokyo on May 25, Taipei on May 27, Hong Kong on May 30, Shanghai on June 1, and Singapore on June 3. For more information on these alumni receptions, please refer to the Happening at Haas events section below or sign up at http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaid=87107.

In addition to meeting alumni, Dean Lyons will thank current donors and explore developing new relationships with business and government representatives. An expert in international economics, he will share his insights into the current state of the US dollar and its relationship to Asian currencies and the current US balance of trade throughout his trip.

Prof. Hal Varian to Speak on the Marketing Revolution at Business Forecast Luncheon, June 8

In the days before the Internet, marketing directors typically lamented, "Half my advertising budget is wasted. . . but I don't know which half."

At the 12th Annual Haas Business Forecast Luncheon on June 8, UC Berkeley information economist Hal Varian will show how – today -- on-line advertising, personal video recorders, and other new technologies are making it easier to measure advertising response quickly and easily, leading to more relevant, higher-quality, and more effective marketing.

His talk, entitled "When the Quants Move from Wall Street to Madison Avenue: How Silicon Valley Is Driving the Next Revolution in Marketing," will offer observations and perspectives for the future of this industry sector. Varian will draw on his experiences as a consultant for information industry leader Google.

Varian is a professor at the School of Information Management and Systems (SIMS), the Haas School of Business, and the Department of Economics at UC Berkeley. His current research focuses on the economics of information technology and the information economy. He is the co-author (with Haas Professor Carl Shapiro) of a bestselling book on business strategy, Information Rules: A Strategic Guide to the Network Economy and writes a monthly column for The New York Times.

The Business Forecast Luncheon draws several hundred Haas alumni each year who are interested in getting the inside scoop on the high-tech/information economy sector. The event will be held at the World Trade Club in the Ferry Building in San Francisco on Wednesday, June 8, from noon to 1:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.haas.berkeley.edu/alumni/ or call the Haas Alumni Office at 510-642-7790.

The Haas School Honors Faculty, Staff, and Students with Excellence Awards

The Haas School celebrated faculty, staff, and students for their outstanding achievement at the Haas End-of-the-Year Party on May 6. Dean Richard Lyons presented the following awards.

CheitAwards for Excellence in Teaching
The teaching award is named after Dean Emeritus Earl F. Cheit, who made teaching excellence one of his top priorities at Haas and established the awards in 1976.
Cheit Award for Undergraduate Program: Allan Ross
Cheit Award for Full-time MBA Program: Vinod Aggarwal
Cheit Award for Evening MBA Program: Teck Ho
Honorable mention: Nancy Wallace
Cheit Award for Weekend MBA Program: Lynn Upshaw
Honorable Mention: Meghan Busse
Cheit Award for Ph.D. Program: Greg Duffee
Cheit Award for Master's in Financial Engineering Program: Nancy Wallace
Cheit Award for Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA Program: Paul Tiffany (for the second year in a row)

Haas School Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Awards
Undergraduate Program winner: Thomas Gilbert
Full-Time MBA Program winner: Jason Nadeau
Evening & Weekend MBA Program winner: Greg LeBlanc
Master's in Financial Engineering Program winner: Ryan Stever

UC Berkeley Campus Outstanding Graduate Student Instructors Award winners: Michael Chiu; William Wong; Marcos Dehollain; Jason Nadeau; Leah Sutton; Michael Neuberger; Bimal Sangari; Victor Fung; Thomas Gilbert; Sandro Andrade; Ian Larkin; Jason Snyder; Evan Rawley; Christopher Rider; Gali Ingber-Krauthga

Ph.D. Hayase Award
Thomas Gilbert
This award was created in memory of Henry K. Hayase, a well-respected and well-liked Ph.D. student who died in 1985 from complications of a kidney transplant operation.

Outstanding MBA Students Service Award
Daniel Lamorena

Outstanding Haas Community Fellows
These recipients completed the highest number of volunteer hours in their program. All of the fellows will be recognized at commencement.
Undergraduate Program: David Aminzadeh and Manisha Gupta
Evening & Weekend MBA Program: Arun Simha
Full-Time MBA Program: Ya-Yung Chung

Haas School of Business 2004-05 Outstanding Staff Award Winners

Carol Chapman, faculty assistant; Peggy Murray, applications developer with Haas Computing Services; and Phil Mahoney, assistant director for student services with Haas Computing Services

UC Berkeley Teams Take Part in Real Estate Competitions

The team from UC Berkeley received an honorable mention at this year's Bank of America Low-Income Housing Challenge on Friday, May 13, for its proposal of a 157-unit affordable housing complex at Mission Bay South in San Francisco.

The members of the Berkeley Housing Team were Bruce Deutsch, MBA 06; Sujit Sitole, MBA 06; Natalia Williams, MBA 06; Beth Goldstein, MA (architecture) 06; Shannon Radbill, MCP (city planning) 05; and Serena Schiller, MCP (city planning) 06. Professor Robert Edelstein served as the faculty advisor.

Another UC Berkeley team took part in the annual National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) Challenge against Stanford University. Stanford won this year, but the Berkeley is still up by two. In sixteen years of competitions between Stanford and Berkeley, the record now stands at nine victories for Berkeley, seven for Stanford.

The members of this year’s UC Berkeley team were Mark English, MBA 05; W. Harmon Handorf, MBA 06; Niko Letunic, MBA 05; Jane Lin, MCP (city planning) 05; and Moh Palizi, MBA 06. Lecturer Steve Chamberlin served as the faculty sponsor.

Spring Issue of California Management Review Available Now

The Spring 2005 issue of California Management Review (CMR), which includes articles on climate change, strategy and organization, and information technology, is now available in program offices and student lounges at the Haas School.

The winter issue includes articles on:

  • Business Responses to Climate Change: Identifying Emergent Strategies
  • Climate Change Strategy: The Business Logic behind Voluntary Greenhouse Gas Reductions
  • Organizational DNA for Strategic Innovation
  • Shrinking Core, Expanding Periphery: The Relational Architecture of High-Performing Organizations
  • Blue Ocean Strategy: From Theory to Practice
  • The Impacts of IT on Firm and Industry Structure: The Personal Computer Industry
  • Defining Property Rights: The Case of Knowledge-Based Resources

CMR is geared towards both practitioners and academics, publishing articles that are research-based and those that address issues of current concern to managers.

Complimentary copies are available for all Haas School students in the student lounges and program offices.  Alumni interested in receiving a complimentary issue of CMR should send an e-mail to cmr@haas.berkeley.edu. Alumni can receive a special CMR alumni subscription at the rate of only $40.The international alumni rate is only $60. To subscribe, send e-mail to cmr@haas.berkeley.edu with current address information.

Haas Students Go Head-to-Head for the Sixth E-Business Case Competition

After months of preparation, one team emerged victorious from four teams of UC Berkeley undergraduate students that made it to the final round of the sixth annual E-Business Case Competition this spring.

The winning team's members are: Michael Heinrich, BS 06 (Political Economy of Industrial Societies); Jessica Shu, BS 06 (psychology and economic); Victor Tong, BS 06; and Tony Zhang, BS 06.

Sponsors Cisco Systems and Deloitte Consulting designed this year's case based on a currently unresolved situation faced by Cisco. Competitor teams were asked to create a business plan that would expand market share and leverage network technology for Linksys, a company acquired by Cisco Systems in 2003.

This competition is presented by the Haas Undergraduate Program and sponsored by the Schlinger Family Foundation, Cisco Systems, and Deloitte Consulting. UC Berkeley undergraduates from all majors are eligible to participate in the competition, which this year will award more than $3,000 in prize money.

Sale on Haas Gear Will Run Through the End of May

Now is the time to buy that Haas sweatshirt, baseball cap, or engraved pen before school ends and freshly minted alumni head out into the world. Until May 31, the Haas Gear store is featuring an end-of-year sale with most items 10 to 50% off.

Haas Gear is available at the store at room 545A in the Student Services Building (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.) or through the web site at http://store.yahoo.com/haas-store/. It will also be sold at the commencement receptions on Sunday, May 22.

Haas NewsWire Announces Summer Publication Schedule

The Haas NewsWire will be published monthly in the summer, on Monday, June 20, and Monday, July 18. Weekly publication will resume on Monday, August 22.

Please send submissions for the summer editions of Haas NewsWire to haasnews@haas.berkeley.edu at least one week prior to publication. The Haas NewsWire archive can be found at: http://haas.berkeley.edu/groups/newspubs/haasnews/archives/hnarchiv.html.

Haas in the News

Professor Jennifer Chatman lead a conversation with former General Electric Chairman Jack Welch at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on April 27. KQED Radio will air this conversation on June 10, from 8:00-9:00 p.m. (FM 88.5 in the Bay Area).

Abby Scott, director of MBA Career Services was on the Channel 2 News on May 11 commenting on MBA hiring trends this spring.

Dean (acting) Richard Lyons was quoted in Business Week in an article titled “This is Not Your Father’s MBA” on May 16. Lyons commented on setting up interdisciplinary research centers to fill in the gaps between different fields of study. For full text: http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/05_20/b3933102_mz056.htm

Severin Borenstein, the E.T. Grether Professor of Business Administration and Public Policy, was quoted in the Wall Street Journal in an article titled “California Taps High-Tech Meters in New Bid to Rein in Energy Use” on May 11. Borenstein commented on how consumers may react to an implementation of a high-tech meter system that gives utilities the information needed to adjust pricing during peak use periods. For full text: http://online.wsj.com/public/article/0,,SB111577397128329993,00.html?mod=todays_free_feature

The Haas School of Business was mentioned in a number of articles pertaining to the official announcement of an academic commons building being designed in conjunction with the renovations being done on Memorial Stadium:

+ The San Francisco Chronicle, in an article titled “Cal Gets Going on Memorial, Work Set for ’07,” on May 10. For full text: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/05/10/SPGK2CMOIU1.DTL

+ The Berkeley Daily Planet, in an article titled “Architects Chosen for UC Building Projects” on May 10. For full text: http://www.berkeleydaily.org/text/article.cfm?issue=05-10-05&storyID=21354

+ Lyons was quoted on College Sports TV on an article titled “Architect for Memorial Stadium Renovation Announced” on May 9. For full text: http://www.collegesports.com/sports/m-footbl/stories/050905aab.html

Peter Sealey, adjunct marketing professor, commented on branding after a merger in a May 10 San Francisco Chronicle article titled “Chevron Drops the Texaco From Its Name.” For full text: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/05/10/BUGITCMIGT1.DTL

World of Good, the fair trade gift and handicraft company co-founded by Priya Haji and Siddharth Sanghvi, both MBA 03, was featured in Inside Bay Area in an article titled, “Local Fair Trade Dealer Growing” on May 10. For full text: http://www.insidebayarea.com/businessnews/ci_2724711#top

Professor David Levine was interviewed on the BBC World Service on May 9. Levine discussed the corporate responsibility of GE in doubling research on energy saving technologies.

Assistant professor Terrance Hendershott was quoted in Business Week in an article titled “The Tremors From Two Trading Titans” on May 9. Hendershott commented on the planned mergers of the NYSE and NASDAQ with Archipelago Holdings Inc. and Instinet Group Inc., respectively. For full text: http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/05_19/b3932123_mz020.htm

Andrea Gotschin, BS 06, was quoted in Inside Bay Area in an article titled “College Graduates Find a Favorable Job Market” on May 8. Gotschin, who already has a standing job offer, commented on her own future prospects. For full text: http://insidebayarea.com/businessnews/ci_2722230

Terrance Odean, associate professor in the Finance Group, was mentioned in a May 8 Chicago Tribune article titled “Women Have Investing Aptitude, But Often Cede Control.” Odean’s research with UC Davis professor Brad Barber on the returns for frequent traders (mostly men) vs. infrequent traders was cited. For full text: http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/yourmoney/sns-yourmoney-0508value,1,237261.story?coll=chi-business-hed

Jonathan Berk, the Harold Furst Associate Professor of Management Philosophy and Values, was quoted in a May 6 San Francisco Chronicle article titled “Market Cap: Chronicle 200 Companies’ Profit and Revenues Rose, but their Market Capitalization Fell Because Investors are looking Forward, Not Backward.” For full text: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2005/05/06/BUC200MARKETCAP.DTL&type=business

Ken Rosen, the California Professor of Real Estate and Urban Economics, was quoted in the San Jose Mercury News in a May 6 article titled “Will Housing Bubble Burst?” Rosen commented on the current market combination of low interest rates and easily available loans. For full text: http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/11578741.htm

Hendershott commented on proposed mergers on Wall Street in a May 4 Reuters article titled “Expert Visions Clash on Wall Street after Mergers.” For full text: http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?storyID=8388731&type=businessNews

Borenstein commented on Governor Schwarzenegger’s appointment of Joseph Desmond as chairman of the California Energy Commission in a May 3 Contra Costa Times article titled “Governor Fills State Energy Posts.” For full text: http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/11550933.htm

Odean was quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle in an article titled “The Genesis of Discount Brokerage” on May 1. Odean commented on investment patterns. For full text: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/05/01/BUGT6CI0BI1.DTL

Sun-Ki Lim, MBA 04, was featured in the San Francisco Chronicle in an article titled “Computer Aces Sleuth for FBI” on May 1. The article featured Lim’s decision to put his skills to work for the FBI. For full text: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/05/01/BUGT6CI0BO1.DTL

Borenstein was interviewed by a number of radio stations on Bush’s energy proposals as well as the US oil industry:

  • April 28: KPCC Air Talk on President Bush's new energy proposals
  • April 27: NPR Day-to-Day on US the oil refining industry
  • April 27: KNX radio on President Bush's new energy proposals
  • April 27: KGO radio on President Bush's energy proposals

Open Media Network, a startup co-founded by Mike Homer, BS 81 and former head of Netscape’s NetCenter Web portal, and Netscape co-founder Marc Andreessen, was featured in an April 26 San Francisco Chronicle article titled “Startup to Offer Digital TV, Radio Shows Online for Free.” For full text: http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2005/04/26/BUG1RCF64Q1.DTL.

Paul Rice, MBA 96, was featured in the San Francisco Chronicle in an article titled “Coffee Ice Cream Wins Fair Trade Certification” on April 20. Rice, founder and chief executive of Trans-fair, commented on how his company is promoting fair trade in today’s consumer market.

Happening at Haas


Juanjuan Zhang, Haas Ph.D. Candidate
Friday, May 20
4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
For more information, contact Laura Gardner at Lgardner@haas.berkeley.edu.

Alumni Events

MIT Sloan CIO Symposium
Wednesday, May 18
8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel, Cambridge, MA
Join your colleagues at the premier CIO event bringing together 400 senior-level IT decision-makers in a day of networking, spirited discussions, and informative discourse concerning today's business and technology issues.
For information, visit http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaid=81707.

“US and California Real Estate in a Changing World”
10 th Annual Fisher Center Real Estate Conference
Monday, May 23
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Westin St. Francis Hotel, 335 Powell Street, San Francisco
To register, visit https://www.regonline.com/default.aspx?eventID=20970&rTypeID=43734

Reception with Dean Rich Lyons
Wednesday, May 25
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Details to follow.

“Is it Still Safe to Sit on the Board of a Public US Company?” Panel Discussion
Thursday, May 26
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Sheraton Hotel, 625 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
Terry Johnson, a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, and Reed Taussig, President and CEO of Vormetric Inc., will discuss the legal and business implications of the recent settlements by the WorldCom and Enron outside directors, as well as the impact of the current trends in SEC enforcement and private litigation on businesses and shareholders.
To register, go to www.acteva.com/go/hansb

European Alumni Conference in Paris
Friday, May 27
1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Paris , France
Keynote speakers include: Professor Eric Flamholtz, UCLA Anderson School of Management; Ambassador Rockwell A. Schnabel, U.S. Mission to the European Union; Professor Alfred E. Osborne, Jr., Senior Associate Dean, UCLA Anderson School of Management; John Harris, Chief Executive - Europe, Nestle Purina.
For registration, go to www.anderson.ucla.edu/paris.xml

Reception with Dean Rich Lyons
Friday, May 27
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Details to follow

Reception with Dean Rich Lyons
Monday, May 30
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Details to follow

Reception with Dean Rich Lyons
Wednesday, June 1
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Details to follow

Reception with Dean Rich Lyons
Friday, June 3
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Details to follow

Bar of the Month – New Admits/New Grads
Thursday, June 16
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tosca Café, 242 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Join us at Tosca to welcome recent grads and newly admitted student to Haas .
RSVP to Andras Szirtes, andras_szirtes@yahoo.com.

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