September 12, 2018


NEW! Tackling Climate Change: Conversation with the Swedish Ambassador to U.S.
Fri, 9/14, 10:30am - 12:00pm | Berkeley

Join us in conversation with Ambassador Olofsdotter to collectively explore Sweden’s approach to combat climate change, lessons we may share between Sweden and the United States with particular attention to California, and consider opportunities for collaboration between the Nordic leader and California to more effectively take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts. Register

NEW! BHAN EAST BAY: Bay Area Influencers and Tech Innovators Event
Sat, 9/15, 1:00 - 4:00pm | Milpitas

An inspiring afternoon with talks on cryptocurrency, VC, innovation, entrepreneurship; opportunities to network! 20% off with promo code SPECIAL; contact Lily LI if a group. Event is this weekend so don't miss out. Register

NEW! Equity Fluent Leadership Stories from the C-Suite
Mon, 9/17, 6:00pm | San Francisco

Equity fluent leaders understand the value of different lived experiences and courageously use their power to address barriers, increase access, and drive change for positive impact. Come hear top Bay Area executives share their stories and discuss the opportunities and challenges of leading with conscious inclusion. Register

NEW! BHAN EAST BAY: Happy Hour for Berkeley Haas Alumni and Students
Tue, 9/18, 6:00-8:00pm | Berkeley 

The East Bay Chapter cordially invites you to our monthly happy hour at Cornerstone. Meet Élida M. Bautista PhD, the new Berkeley Haas Director of Inclusion & Diversity. Register

NEW! BHAN EAST BAY: Get to know Berkeley SkyDeck - UC Berkeley's Startup Accelerator
Thu, 9/20, 7:00-8:00pm | Online
Berkeley SkyDeck is investing in and accelerating 40+ startups every year, and Haas alumni can play a huge role in their success. Learn more about SkyDeck and being an industry advisor through this online event. Register

BHAN SAN FRANCISCO: Premier Wine Tasting - Freemark Abbey
Sat, 9/22, 11:30am-2:00pm | St. Helena 

The winery estate manager will be our host, educating us on the wine industry and pouring some of Freemark Abbey's best wines. Note, Cal Bears Football bye weekend. Limited to 24 guests. Register

BHAN EAST BAY: Dinner With Energy Professor Catherine Wolfram 
Thu, 9/27, 6:30-9:00pm | Walnut Creek 

Engage with Haas energy economist and professor Catherine Wolfram, specialist in developing world energy solutions. Dine with a small group of Haas alumni and learn about the future of energy. Register

NEW! BHAN EAST BAY: A Taste of Alumni Forums Networking Event
Tue, 9/25, 6:00-7:00pm | Online  

Join the East Bay Chapter’s experiment with online networking while learning about the Alumni Forums. We’ll use as the video conference platform. Register 

NEW! BHAN SACRAMENTO: Tour and Tasting at Gekkeikan Sake in Folsom
Fri, 9/28, 2:00-3:30pm | Folsom 

What better way to unwind on a Friday afternoon then to enjoy a self-guided tour and tasting of Gekkeikan Sake. Join us for this free event. No registration needed. 



NEW! Berkeley China Summit
Sun, 10/7 | Berkeley

Berkeley China Summit 伯克利中美峰会 ("BCS") is a full-day, on-campus conference aimed at connecting China's businesses and investors with the technology, engineering, and business innovation expertise on UC Berkeley campus and across the Bay Area. This year's theme is "Revolutionary Innovations: On the Verge of a New Era". Keynote speakers include Eric Betzig (2014 Nobel Prize Winner) and David Patterson (2017 A.M. Turning Award Winner). Learn More 

NEW! BHAN EAST BAY: A Taste of Alumni Forums Networking Event
Wed,10/10, 12:00-1:00pm | Online  

Join the East Bay Chapter’s experiment with on-line networking while learning about the Alumni Forums. We’ll use as the video conference platform. Register 

BHAN NORTH BAY: California's Environmental Leadership: Santa Rosa 
Wed, 10/10, 7:00-9:00pm | Santa Rosa

Join us for a discussion with Caryl Hart, PhD 09, who advises state leaders on environmental policy, and Professor Emeritus David Vogel, author of California Greenin’: How the Golden State Became an Environmental LeaderRegister

NEW! BHAN EAST BAY: Tax Strategies For Charitable Giving- SAVE THE DATE! 
Thu,10/11, 6:30-8:30pm | Albany   

The East Bay Chapter of the Berkeley Haas Alumni Network invites you to an educational evening on financial planning, using little known IRS strategies. 

Haas happenings at Homecoming 
Fri-Sun, 10/12-14 | Berkeley

Be a Student Always at lectures hosted on campus throughout the weekend. Lectures and sessions featuring:
  • David Vogel, Professor Emeritus
  • Caroline Winnett, FTMBA 90, Executive Director, SkyDeck
  • Mark Rittenberg, Distinguished Teaching Fellow
  • Panos N. Patatoukas Associate Professor, Distinguished Teaching Fellow  
No Homecoming experience would be complete without a tailgate before the football game. Join us this year at Homecoming Headquarters near the Campanile for the campus community’s Bear Affair Tailgate BBQ. (Please note, the tailgate will not be hosted in the Haas School courtyard.) After the tailgate, head to Cal Memorial Stadium to cheer on the Golden Bears as they take on the UCLA Bruins. Purchase your ticket for the tailgate here, and find your seat for the game through Cal Athletics - use code HOMECOMING for a discount!

NEW! Berkeley Angel Network Pitch Event
Mon, 10/29 | Palo Alto 

Berkeley Angel Network Pitch Event: Opportunity to pitch before alumni angel investors. See link for application. Deadline: October 3, 2018. Learn More 



NEW! BHAN EAST BAY: Dinner with Barry Schwartz, emeritus professor, author, TED speaker- SAVE THE DATE! 
Thu, 11/1, 6:30-9:00pm | Berkeley 

Author of How We Think about Work Is Broken. Most adults are dissatisfied at work with a huge cost to business. We will explore what leaders can do to turn toxic workplaces into good ones. 

17th Annual Haas Gala 2018- Registration is now open!   
Fri, 11/2, 6:30-11:00pm | San Francisco 

Celebrate the vibrant Berkeley Haas community with fellow alumni. Haas School award recipients are honored during this elegant evening. Register


The Global Economy in the Era of Trump


This online session will explore recent upheavals in the world economy that have led to the current challenge, focusing on the major geographic regions and their issues and problems. We will conclude with a consideration of potential outcomes for the years ahead, and what implications they hold for both US firms as well as its citizens in the era of President Trump. Watch Now


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