Bay Area Events Bulletin - weekly digest

November 15, 2014

Featured Event

Th, 11/20 — ALL DAY
The Haas School of Business is going head-to-head in a 24 hour fundraising competition with every other school and college on campus to see whose alumni will Give Big. Mark your calendar for November 20 to join the BIG GIVE to help show the Berkeley community that Haas alumni Give Big.


Wed, 11/19 — 7:30am-9:00am — Los Altos
Networking for Social Impact
Join fellow Haasies interested in making a positive social impact & meet new Executive Director, Ben Mangan. Ben will lead an interactive session on expanding your social impact toolkit via involvement with CNPL. Register

NEW! Wed, 11/19 — 10:00am-11:00am — Webinar
Virtual online webinar presented by Beyond B-School and open to all Haas alumni. Register

Wed, 11/19 — 7:00pm-9:00pm — Berkeley
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: The Myths and Realities of a Career in Investment Banking
Hear senior executives share their insight on careers after investment banking. Networking and Q&A included. Executive Panel sponsored by Heidrick & Struggles. Register

Th, 11/20 — Berkeley — Due Date
LAUNCH Startup Accelerator Application Deadline
Take your venture to the next level. Open to all UC-affiliated students, faculty, staff and alumni, this is your chance to learn from top faculty and rock star mentors, and pitch to Silicon Valley's best VCs. Deadline to apply: 11/20/14. Apply

Th, 11/20 — 5:00pm-8:00pm — Berkeley
MBA Technology Networking Night
Network with company representatives across tech sectors from companies including Activision, Applied Materials, Facebook, Jasper, Juniper Networks, Lam Research, SanDisk, Symantec, and Zynga. Register Register in CareerNet > Workshops:

Th, 11/20 — 6:00pm-9:00pm — San Francisco
HAN-SF: Real Estate Trends in San Francisco
Hear Fisher Center for Real Estate Co-Chair and distinguished Haas faculty member Nancy Wallace speak followed by Q&A session to address all of your questions. Light appetizers will be served. Register

Sun, 11/23 — 9:00am-1:00pm — San Francisco
HAN-SF: HULA Scholarship Interviews by Alumni
Go Beyond Yourself and interview the impressive HULA (HAN-SF Undergraduate Leadership Award) Scholarship finalists. You'll determine the scholarship recipients. Breakfast will be provided. Register


Mon-Wed, 12/01-12/03 — 8:30am-5:00pm — Berkeley
This three day Haas Executive Education training program makes sure former individual contributors are ready to face the challenges of being a new manager. 15% discount for alumni (code CEE15). Register

Tu, 12/02 — 8:00am-6:00pm — San Francisco
Post-Seed Financing Conference
Join the best minds around early-stage financing for a one day, single-track event for investors, early- stage founders, and members of the startup press. Register

Wed, 12/03 — 6:00pm-10:00pm — San Francisco
HAN-SF: 2014 Holiday Party
Jingle and mingle at Sens on the Embarcadero in downtown San Francisco for HAN-SF's annual holiday party. Early bird pricing for the first 40 guests is almost sold out! Register

Th, 12/04 — 6:30pm-8:30pm — Palo Alto
Join us for joint Nov/Dec casual happy hour at Yucca de Lac in Palo Alto to socialize & informally network with fellow alumni and classmates. Contact Kristen, BS 12, ( with questions. Register

Mon-Fri, 12/08-12/12 — 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

Th, 12/11 — 10:00am-2:15pm — Berkeley
Haas Old Blues Luncheon
Annual luncheon honoring Old Blues and celebrating the Reunion Class of 1964, plus a special philanthropy discussion with current students. This event is only open to alumni who graduated in 1964 and earlier. Register

Sat, 12/13 — 12:30pm-4:00pm — San Jose
HAN SILICON VALLEY: The Nutcracker Performance
Join us for an exclusive opportunity to experience The Nutcracker. Register on Eventbrite and get the discount code. Then, buy tickets online at

Post-event Networking Tip:
Ask your event connections to become LinkedIn connections. And if you are both members of our LinkedIn group, your connections will dramatically expand. Join the Haas/Berkeley LinkedIn group.