Bay Area Events Bulletin - weekly digest

September 8, 2015


Tue, 09/08 — 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.

Can't make it this month? Stay tuned for two more events in Berkeley in October and November.

Thu, 09/10 — 5:00pm-6:00pm — San Francisco
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.

Fri, 09/11 — Virtual Deadline
Berkeley Angel Network Pitch Event: San Francisco
Deadline to pitch is 9/11/15. To apply to pitch, see instructions. Audience is limited to accredited investor UC Berkeley alumni, who will meet 10/13/15.

NEW! Tue, 09/15 — 7:00pm-8:30pm — Berkeley
Developing You: Career Advancement Strategies in the Bay Area
Judson Walsh, Career Consultant with Lee Hecht Harrison, leads this session for employed professionals in the early phase of a new job search. Suggested for BS and MFE Alumni. Learn more and register.

Wed, 09/16 — 6:30pm-8:30pm — San Francisco
B-HAN SAN FRANCISCO: The Economic Future of the U.S. with Prof. Ross Levine
Hear Berkeley-Haas Prof. Ross Levine, ranked among the ten most influential researchers in all of economics and business, on the economy and interest rates in 2015 and where we go from here. Register.

Thu, 09/17 — 6:30pm-8:30pm — San Francisco
B-HAN EAST BAY: How NerdWallet Can Help You Find the Best Financial Products
Network with your fellow Haas alumni and learn how NerdWallet can help you find the best financial products. Listen to Dan Yoo, FTMBA 05, COO of NerdWallet, talk about his personal journey. Register.

NEW! Thu, 09/17 — 6:30pm-8:30pm — Berkeley
2015-16 Angel & Venture Capital Financing Overview
Organized by the Lester Center, a panel of expert angel and venture capital investors will discuss early stage investing during the past year. The presentation will also include a review of the key metrics for venture capital investments/exits and critical VC term sheet terms for the upcoming year. Learn more and register.

Fri, 09/18 — 10:00am-4:00pm — Berkeley
MBA Alumni: 2015 International Business Development (IBD) Conference
MBA alumni are invited to attend the 2015 IBD Conference to learn about this year's 32 IBD projects, meet the 2015 Spring and Summer IBD MBA student participants, and hear about their experiences from around the world. Register.

Wed, 09/23 — 6:30pm — San Francisco
B-HAN SAN FRANCISCO: Wine and Chocolate Tasting
Join fellow alumni as we meet Mike Reynolds, EWMBA 98, the GM of Hall Vineyards, and the founder of Poco Dolce Chocolates. You will learn about each of these businesses and taste some award-winning wines and chocolates. This event will sell out. Learn more and register.

NEW! Thu, 09/24 — 6:00pm-9:00pm — Berkeley
Aging 2.0 Pitch Event
Part of an initiative supported by Aging2.0 to encourage local communities to host pitch events for new innovative products and services that stand to improve the lives of older adults. We are taking part by hosting 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.

NEW! 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.


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 Golden Bears from the Haas section of the Homecoming football game! While on campus, hear from Prof. Catherine Wolfram and Dean Lyons, BS 82, and tailgate with fellow alumni and students. 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.

Thu, 10/07 — 6:30pm-9:00pm — Palo Alto
B-HAN Silicon Valley: VC Panel Discussion
A panel of alumni and industry experts will lead a discussion on the Silicon Valley funding scene at WSGR in Palo Alto. Contact JT Klepp, FTMBA 98, for questions. 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 — Save the Date — 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. Save the date for one of our largest and most effective Haas industry networking events!

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