Bay Area Events Bulletin - weekly digest

April 7, 2015


April

Tu, 04/07 — 6:30pm-9:00pm — Berkeley
B-HAN EAST BAY: Students Always: Effective Communication with Cort Worthington
Hands-on workshop, led by lecturer Cort Worthington, BCEMBA 07/08. Students, alumni & entrepreneurs will learn & practice innovative ways to make meaningful connections. Register

NEW! Th, 04/09 — 6:00pm-9:00pm — San Francisco
Haas Marketing Club Annual Alumni Mixer
Join us for an evening of drinks and appetizers at Jones in San Francisco to celebrate YOU — our amazing alumni — plus our wonderful student members. Register

Fri, 04/10 — 8:00am-5:30pm — Berkeley
GSVC Conference & Global Finals: Local Impact, Global Reach
Highlights incl keynote speaker Tracy Palandjian, CEO & co-Founder, Social Finance; panelists from Tumml, Strategy for Scale, & Third Sector Capital; & pitches from 2015 Global Finalist teams. Register

NEW! Th, 04/16 — 6:30pm-8:30pm — Berkeley
Impact Speaker Series: Kat Taylor Shares Leadership Lessons
Join the Center for Social Sector Leadership for a conversation on opportunity, inclusive capitalism and financial services reimagined with Kat Taylor, CEO of Beneficial State Bank. Register

Tu, 04/21 — 5:30pm — San Francisco
B-HAN SAN FRANCISCO: SF Giants Baseball Game
Save the date! Join Berkeley-Haas alumni and friends for the SF Giants vs. LA Dodgers game and pre-game party at Momo's. Registration information to come.

Wed, 04/21 & Th, 04/22 — Oakland
Vator Splash
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

NEW! 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

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

Sat, 04/25 — 8:30am-5:45pm — Berkeley
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. Register

Mon, 04/27 — 5:00pm-8:00pm — Berkeley
Berkeley Angel Network Pitch Event
To apply to pitch, see: berkeleyangelnetwork.com/ent.html (Deadline: 03/29/15). Audience is limited to accredited investor UC Berkeley alumni.

Mon, 04/27 — 6:00pm-8:00pm — San Francisco
B-HAN SF: 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 — 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 SF: Positioning Your Start-up for Success
Subject matter experts present and answer your questions regarding start-ups. At the idea phase? Are you now funded? This session is for you. Light appetizers. Limited to 40 participants. Register

NEW! 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

NEW! 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! 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! 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! 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

NEW! Fri, 06/12, 12:00pm-Sun, 06/14, 5:00pm — Lair of the Golden Bear, Pinecrest CA
Ecstatic: An Experiment in Radical Connection
Three days of connection, dance and nature. Enjoy 50+ workshops incl dance, yoga, communication, meditation, tantra, massage, and more. Code HAASLOVE gives alumni $25 discount. Register


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