Bay Area Events Bulletin - weekly digest

September 12, 2017


NEW! Thu, 9/14 — Berkeley — 4:15-5:00pm
Coffee with the Center for Responsible Business
Join Robert Strand, Executive Director of the Center for Responsible Business (CRB), for a coffee and chat intended to be informal get-together where you can pose questions to Robert about the CRB and offer your input. Register

Thu-Fri, 9/14-15 — Berkeley
Towards Inclusive Tech
Co-sponsored by UC Berkeley's School of Information and Berkeley-Haas, the conference seeks to encourage a robust dialogue between researchers and practitioners about how to build more inclusive technical education and workplaces—and to inspire a new generation of scholarship and practice in the area. Use the code IT17-HAASALUM for 10% off general registration. Register

Mon, 9/18 — Berkeley — 6:00-8:00pm
B-HAN EAST BAY: Happy Hour
Join the first edition of our monthly happy hour at Jupiter, the East Bay’s most popular brew house, serving wood-fired pizzas and hand crafted beer. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet and greet fellow alumni and students in a casual setting. Register

SOLD OUT! Mon, 9/18 — San Francisco — 6:00-9:00pm
B-School Disrupt SF
This event is co-sponsored by Stanford GSB, Berkeley-Haas, Babson College, Penn/Wharton Entrepreneurship, and Silicon Valley Bank. Hear about the innovative ventures that alumni teams are working on along with the feedback that they will receive from a guest panel of alumni experts. Learn More

NEW! Tue, 9/19 — Oakland — 5:00-7:00pm
B-HAN SAN FRANCISCO: Churning the Ice Cream Industry at Nestlé Dreyer's HQ
Ready for the final taste of summer? Join us at Nestlé Dreyer’s Company Headquarters in Oakland for tasty treats and to learn about the Nestlé brand from Nestlé leadership. Register

EARLY BIRD ENDING! Wed-Thu, 9/20-21 — Oakland — 8:30am-5:00pm
Economics of Energy and the Environment
Drawing on the tools of economics, this course offered by the Energy Institute at Haas will cover the fundamental concepts of competitive electricity markets, their potential efficiencies, and the market failures that can occur. Register

NEW! Sat, 9/23 — Rocklin — 12:30pm
B-HAN GREATER SACRAMENTO: Cal/USC Football Viewing Party
Enjoy no-host craft beer and great food at The Brass Tap. Kickoff is at 12:30 pm. Wear your blue and gold.

Sat, 9/23 — Santa Clara — 8:00am-4:30pm
B-HAN SILICON VALLEY: Volunteer Opportunity - Veterans Career Fair
Volunteer a few hours of your time at the Berkeley-Haas Alumni Network's Veterans Career Fair. Help polish resumes and conduct mock interviews with participating veterans. Register

NEW! Mon, 9/25 — Berkeley — 12:15-1:00pm
Coffee with the Center for Responsible Business
Join Robert Strand, Executive Director of the Center for Responsible Business (CRB), for a coffee and chat intended to be informal get-together where you can pose questions to Robert about the CRB and offer your input. Register

SOLD OUT! Wed, 9/27 — San Francisco — 6:30-9:30pm
B-HAN SAN FRANCISCO: Charles Schwab Market Perspective & Economic Update
Learn more about our current economic state and future predictions with Randy Frederick, VP of Trading & Derivatives at Charles Schwab. Join Waitlist


NEW! Wed, 10/4 — Albany — 7:00-9:00pm
B-HAN EAST BAY: Legal and Financial Preparations for Aging
Presentation by Berkeley Boalt Law School alumnus Joel Goldman, leading expert on aging, on how to make the necessary legal and financial preparations for growing old. Register

Sun, 10/8 — Berkeley — 8:30am-6:00pm
Berkeley China Summit
This one-day, on-campus summit seeks to connect China's businesses and investors with the technology, engineering, and business innovation expertise at UC Berkeley and across the Bay Area. This year's theme focuses on the technologies and innovations that build the future. Register

NEW! Tue, 10/10 — Palo Alto — 6:00-8:30pm
B-HAN SILICON VALLEY: Leadership Workshop with Alex Lobba
Join us for an introductory workshop to identify what truly makes people tick and why; what in your organization contributes to lack of engagement; and what you can do about it. Register

NEW! Wed, 10/18 — Berkeley — 6:30-8:45pm — Save the Date!
B-HAN EAST BAY: Saving Children’s Lives in Poor Nations: A B-School Perspective
Millions of children will needlessly die this year from diseases. Professor David Levine will show how business-school skills can help. Join us for a joint alumni-student event.

NEW! Wed, 10/18 — Sacramento — 5:00-7:00pm
B-HAN GREATER SACRAMENTO: Networking Happy Hour at Fieldwork Brewing Company
Fieldwork Brewery has a constantly changing tap of new releases. Don't forget to bring your business cards. No need to RSVP. All welcome. For questions, contact Mike Cappelluti, EWMBA 00.

NEW! Thu, 10/19 — Palo Alto — 6:00-7:30pm
B-HAN SILICON VALLEY: Opportunities and Risks in Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
Please join us to explore the top opportunities and risks in blockchain and cryptocurrencies with Shuonan Chen, BS 13, Founding Partner of Agile VC. Register

Sat, 10/21 — Berkeley
Berkeley-Haas Homecoming 2017
Come home to Berkeley-Haas. Attend lectures by Steve Etter, BS 83, FTMBA 89, and Scott Galloway, FTMBA 92. Tailgate with fellow alumni, students and friends before heading to Memorial Stadium for the Cal vs. Arizona Homecoming game! Register

NEW! Thu, 10/26 — San Francisco — 6:30-8:30pm
B-HAN SAN FRANCISCO: The California Effect – How the Golden State Became Green
Berkeley-Haas Professor Emeritus David Vogel, a noted authority on the politics of environmental regulation, will discuss his research on California environmental leadership. Register


NEW! Wed, 11/1 — San Francisco — 5:30-7:45pm
Berkeley Angel Network Pitch Event
Opportunity to pitch before alumni angel investors. Deadline: October 6, 2017. Must be a UC Berkeley alumnus and an accredited investor to apply. Apply Now

Fri, 11/3 — San Francisco — 6:30-9:00pm
16th Annual Haas Gala
Attend the Haas School's most anticipated event of the year, the Haas Gala. The evening will celebrate Berkeley-Haas and three distinguished award winners: Dr. Ikujiro Nonaka, FTMBA 68, PhD 72, John Hanke, FTMBA 96, & Monica Stevens, FTMBA 96. Register

NEW! Wed, 11/15 — Sacramento — 6:00-8:00pm — Save the Date!
B-HAN GREATER SACRAMENTO: Innovation & Entrepreneurship Leadership Forum
An exclusive Innovation & Entrepreneurship Leadership Forum hosted by I/O Labs during Global Entrepreneurship Week. Exact location TBD. For questions, contact Mark Beckford, FTMBA 96. divider

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Harness the Power of Failure: Why Failure Can Be a Good Thing
Tue, 9/12 — Facebook Live — 1:20pm PT
Join John Danner and Mark Coopersmith, FTMBA 86, Senior Fellows at Berkeley-Haas and authors of "The Other 'F' Word" as they share their key findings around failure and offer practical suggestions for how you and your company can start harnessing the power of failure to achieve your strategic goals.