Bay Area Events Bulletin - weekly digest

April 21, 2015


April

Wed, 04/22 & Th, 04/23 — Oakland
Vator Splash Oakland
Start-up competition attracting thought leaders in the tech industry. Entrepreneurs will learn how to innovate, raise money and scale a company. New investors learn about angel investing and established ones to sharpen their game. Register

Th, 04/23 — 8:00am-4:00pm — San Francisco
EisnerAmper Real Estate Private Equity Summit West
This conference brings together 400+ private equity investors with leading owners and developers to discuss what they look for in today's real estate market. 25% discount for Berkeley-Haas alumni using promo code MP-25BERKELEY. Register

Th, 04/23 — 6:30pm-8:30pm — Palo Alto
B-HAN SILICON VALLEY: Haas Happy Hour
Join us for happy hour on the patio at Yucca de Lac inPalo Alto to socialize and network with fellow alumni and classmates. Questions? Contact kristenlee89@gmail.com. Register

Sat, 04/25 — 8:30am-5:45pm — Berkeley — SOLD OUT!
All Alumni Conference
Reconnect with friends, re-experience the classroom, and hear from some of Berkeley-Haas' most accomplished, path-bending alumni leaders incl Tim Campos, BCEMBA 10/11, CIO of Facebook.

Mon, 04/27 — 6:00pm-8:00pm — San Francisco
B-HAN SAN FRANCISCO: Network Within to Advance Your Brand
Mauri Schwartz, EWMBA 85, presents "Network Within to Advance Your Brand". Champagne, appetizers and 20% off from our sponsor, St. John Boutique, will be provided. Register

Mon-Fri, 04/27-04/30 — 9:00am-5:00pm — Berkeley
EXECUTIVE EDUCATION: Pricing for Profitability in the Information Age
This 4-day Executive Education course with top Berkeley-Haas faculty provides the tools to get pricing right and improve profits. 15% discount for alumni (code CEE15). Register

NEW! Wed, 04/29 — 5:00pm-7:30pm — San Mateo
Thrive OnBoard
Start creating social impact now. Meet the directors and board members of over 40 local nonprofits. Free for Haas alumni. When registering, select "Haas" from the "How did you hear about the event?" menu. Register

NEW! Wed, 04/29 — 6:00pm-9:00pm — San Francisco
Haas Digital Media & Entertainment Club (DMEC): Alumni + Student Mixer
Socialize with students, alumni and industry professionals, who have collaborated with the club. Appetizers and drinks included. Questions? Contact Ramya Babu, FTMBA 16, ramya_babu@mba.berkely.edu. Register

Wed, 04/29 — 6:30pm-8:00pm — Berkeley
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT - Five Stages of an M&A Deal
Taught by Trevor Cox, BCEMBA 12/13, Managing Partner & Founder of Eisbach Group, learn the entire deal process, broken down into five stages. Register

Wed, 04/29 — 6:30pm-8:30pm — San Francisco
B-HAN SAN FRANCISCO: Positioning Your Start-up for Success
to 40 people. Building security requires advance sign-ups. Early bird sign up by 4/21. Register

Th, 04/30 — 5:00pm-7:30pm — Berkeley
LAUNCH: 17th Annual UC Berkeley Startup Competition - Public Finals & Awards Ceremony
LAUNCH is an accelerator propelling 15 of the top UC-affiliated startup teams to Fundable. Join us; you don't want to miss this! Register


May

Mon-Fri, 05/04-05/08 — 8:30am-5:00pm — 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

Tu, 05/05 — 6:30pm-8:30pm — Walnut Creek
B-HAN EAST BAY: Students Always: Effective Communication Part II with Dan Kimble
In this hands-on workshop led by Dan Kimble, BCEMBA 10/11, you will learn the skills needed to cultivate your executive presence and deliver powerful, inspirational communications. Register

NEW! Tu, 05/05 — 6:30pm-8:30pm — San Francisco
B-HAN SAN FRANCISCO: 1 Life. 1 Strategy - A Framework for Managing Your Career
James Gray, EWMBA 98, Microsoft Director, will share his career+life mapping strategies that he voluntarily teaches to fellow employees at all levels. Register

Wed, 05/06 — 6:30pm-8:00pm — Berkeley
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT - Improving Success in Buy-Side M&A
Taught by Trevor Cox, BCEMBA 12/13, Managing Partner & Founder of Eisbach Group, learn M&A strategies, integrated deal management and value creation. Register

NEW! NEW! Wed, 05/06 — 6:30pm-8:00pm — San Francisco
Senior Toast: Student/Alumni Celebration of Haas Undergraduate Seniors
Alumni are invited to join Haas undergraduate students for an evening of fun to celebrate their graduation and welcome them into the Berkeley-Haas Alumni Network. Register

NEW! Wed, 05/13 — 12:00pm-1:00pm — Webinar
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Defining Your Personal Brand
Marcy Porus-Gottlieb, FTMBA 95, explains how to define and leverage all-important personal brand — key element of career success and personal happiness! Register

NEW! Sat, 05/16 — 10:00am-12:00pm — Danville
B-HAN EAST BAY: Iron Horse Trail Bike Ride
Join fellow Haas alumni on a bike ride along the Iron Horse Trail from Danville to San Ramon. Stopping for a light lunch at La Boulange Café in Danville. Flat and easy route. Register

Sat, 05/16 — 1:30pm-3:30pm — Sonoma
B-HAN NORTH BAY: Afternoon Social with Jon Sebastiani, CEO & Founder of Krave Jerky
A rare chance to meet Jon Sebastiani, BCEMBA 11/12, and hear the details behind two of the top business stories of 2014. Space is limited. Register

Mon-Fri, 05/18-05/22 — 8:30am-5:00pm — Berkeley
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

NEW! Tu, 05/19 — 8:00am-5:00pm — San Francisco
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: 20th Annual Fisher Center Real Estate Conference
The Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics will host their annual public conference highlighting cutting-edge, real estate industry issues. Register

NEW! Wed, 05/20 — 12:00pm-1:00pm — Webinar
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: 7 Top Tips for Making a Successful Job or Career Transition
TMarcy Porus-Gottlieb, FTMBA 95, teaches some key must-do's and some must-don'ts when considering, or in the process of, making a professional transition. Register

Wed, 05/20 — 6:30pm-8:30pm — Palo Alto
B-HAN-SILICON VALLEY: Women in Leadership with Marianne Cooper
The lead researcher for Lean In offers an insightful discussion on barriers women face getting to the top, & what we can do to support them in achieving their goals. Sponsored by Calibre One. Register


May

Fri, 06/12, 12:00pm-Sun, 06/14, 5:00pm — Lair of the Golden Bear, Pinecrest CA
Ecstatic: An Experiment in Radical Connection
Founded by Romi Elan, FTMBA 14, 3 days of connection, dance & nature thru workshops incl yoga, communication, meditation, tantra, massage, & more. Code HAASLOVE gives alumni $25 discount. Register

NEW! Wed, 06/17 — 6:00pm-9:00pm — San Francisco
B-HAN SAN FRANCISCO: Women in Technology
Berkeley-Haas and Kellogg alumni host a not-to-be missed discussion featuring four very accomplished female leaders in tech - all Haas and Kellogg alumni. See link for details. Register


Bring Electricity to the Developing World
A Berkeley-Haas group will pilot a solar microgrid design in rural Uganda. Learn how to help!.