Bay Area Events Bulletin - weekly digest

October 7, 2015

Featured Event

Tue, 10/20 — 6:30pm-9:00pm — Infusion Lounge
BERKELEY-HAAS: San Francisco Networking Event
Network and connect with your Berkeley-Haas alumni community and Industry Specialists at the ninth annual San Francisco Networking night. Join us for one of our most effective industry networking events. Register.


NEW! October & 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 13) 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.

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.

SOLD OUT! Wed, 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.

SOLD OUT! 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. Register.

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.
Registration is required; walk-ins are not permitted by building security. Register.

NEW! Thu, 10/15 — 6:00pm-8:30pm — San Francisco
UCLA ANDERSON: Stormy Weather: Navigating the Financial Markets
The recent volatility in the financial markets has individual investors clamoring to determine what lies ahead. This esteemed panel will discuss the current state of the financial markets and their thoughts on managing through the latest upheavals. Register.

NEW! Wed, 10/21 — 8:30am-10:30am — San Francisco
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Key Issues Facing Boards of Directors
The Distinguished Speakers will discuss the SEC's current views regarding enforcement priorities and disclosure issues. The Directors Roundtable Institute is a not-for-profit which organizes worldwide programming for Directors and their advisors. Register.

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.

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
Faculty member, Bill Rindfuss, will share updates on Haas MBA students' career pursuits, including some of the innovative ventures that recent grads have launched that have the potential to change the status quo. Register.

NEW! Thu, 10/29 — 7:00pm-10:00pm — San Francisco
B-HAN SAN FRANCISCO: Business School Night at the Theater
Network with business school alumni over cocktails and theater with the acclaimed foolsFURY Theater for a performance of an exciting new play, The Unheard of World, translated from celebrated French playwright Fabrice Melquiot. Register.

NEW! Fri, 10/30 — 8:00am-5:30pm — San Francisco
PLAY 2015 Conference
Join Berkeley-Haas students, Bay Area professionals and top tech companies on October 30 for the largest student-run technology and digital media conference in the country. Register.

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.


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.

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 — 6:30pm-11:00pm — 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. One of our biggest and best Haas nights of the year. RSVP.

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.

Wed-Thu, 11/18-11/19 — 9:00pm-9:00pm — 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!

Haas in the News:
A Tax to Curb Excessive Trading Could Be a Boon to Returns

Prof. Terrance Odean, MS 92, PhD 97, of the Berkeley-Haas Finance Group says it's possible that a tax could make a difference in the amount of trading people do. From the New York Times. Read more.