April 28, 2017

News Category: Events

2016 World Open Innovation Conference: a Meeting of the Minds in Barcelona The Third Annual World Open Innovation Conference in Barcelona, Spain, will provide environment for academia and industry to converse and share ideas. (10/27/2016)

Crowdfunding Symposium Explores Platform and Policy Issues of Social Finance (09/14/2015)

Bay Area Markets are Hot: The 20th Annual Real Estate Conference Takes a Closer Look Has the Bay Area real estate market reached its peak? How is technology changing the real estate business? These topics and more will be discussed at the 20th Annual Fisher Center Real Estate Conference May 19 in San Francisco. (05/05/2015)

Rosen's Real Estate Market Outlook: Choppy Nationally, Smooth Locally Real estate industry, legal, and government leaders gathered at the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics’ 37th annual symposium Nov. 3 to discuss what’s next for the real estate market nationally and in San Francisco. (11/03/2014)

Henry Chesbrough Hosting Open Innovation Conference Top world leaders to gather Dec. 4-5 in Napa to explore ground-breaking research and industry practices. (11/02/2014)

Students to Work With Bicycle Maker Specialized In Innovation Challenge The Design and Innovation Strategy Club (DISC) at Haas will help solve a critical business challenge for bicycle maker Specialized when students gather for a one-day Innovation Challenge Oct. 25. (10/11/2014)

Record Crowd Expected at Tenth Annual >Play Conference, Oct. 24 The 10th annual >play conference Oct. 24 will offer students the chance to connect with recruiting teams from top Bay Area tech firms, hear from entrepreneurs disrupting multiple industries, dance at a Silent Disco, and share company ideas at the Start Up Alley. (10/11/2014)

Dean’s Speaker Series Panel to Address Income Inequality in the 21st Century Participating in the panel Income Inequality in the 21st Century will be Saez and Laura Tyson, professor of business administration and economics at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. Tyson, chairwoman of the Council of Economic Advisors under President Bill Clinton, has for years championed policies that address income inequality. (10/11/2014)

Polish-American Innovation Week Comes to Berkeley, Nov. 19 The UC Berkeley Center for Executive Education (CEE) at Haas will co-host a day of events Nov. 19, intended to promote growing economic and scientific opportunities in Poland and advance cooperation and collaboration between the two nations. (10/10/2014)

Disruptive Energy Discussion Kicks off Peterson Series, Sept. 30 The Peterson Series, the Center for Responsible Business’ flagship speaker series, kicks off Sept. 30 at Haas with a session on The Role of Social Responsibility in Disruptive Innovation. (09/19/2014)

Patty Morrison Wins Fisher-Hopper Prize for CIO Leadership Morrison, the CIO of Cardinal Health, accepted the award for lifetime achievement as a CIO. (09/19/2014)

Tammy Smith, First Openly Gay U.S. General, to Speak on Leadership in High-Stakes Environments Gen. Smith made history when she was promoted to Brigadier General in 2012. Hear her speak Sept. 22 at Haas. (09/18/2014)

Duncan Niederauer, Former NYSE Group CEO, to Speak at Haas Sept. 10 Duncan Niederauer, the former chief executive of the NYSE Group, will speak at Haas Sept. 10 as part of the Dean’s Speaker Series. (09/05/2014)

DataLead Conference Draws International Names in Big Data to Berkeley The former chief scientist at Amazon, a data scientist at Walmart Labs, a quantitative analyst at Google, and a data strategist at Morgan Stanley are among the experts who will share insights at the DataLead conference at UC Berkeley Sept. 30-Oct. 2. (08/28/2014)

Jamba Juice CEO James D. White to kick off Dean’s Speakers Series Jamba Juice CEO James D. White will kick off the Dean’s Speakers Series Sept. 3 at Haas, discussing how he led the company through a turnaround, building Jamba Juice into a global juice powerhouse. (08/22/2014)

Moneyball Celeb Execs Billy Beane and Sandy Alderson Coach New Full-Time MBAs Incoming Full-Time Berkeley MBA students get surprising management advice from MLB legends Beane and Alderson. (08/21/2014)

Haas Hosts Premier Marketing Conference on Competitive Strategy Big data's role in sectors from marketing analytics to social media is one of the key themes to be examined at this week's Summer Institute in Competitive Strategy (SICS), sponsored by the Institute for Business Innovation and hosted at Berkeley-Haas for the 12th year. (07/20/2014)

Financial Engineering Program Hosts Bitcoin Roundtable The future of crypto-currency and Bitcoin, the controversial online virtual currency, will be the topic of debate June 18 at a roundtable discussion at Haas featuring several industry leaders. (06/16/2014)

Energy Institute to Honor Borenstein with Seminars Haas alumni and energy professionals are invited to a day of seminars June 26 on everything energy—from electricity metering to the local effects of fracking—in honor of Prof. Severin Borenstein. (06/16/2014)

Laura Tyson to Interview former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, May 29 The Haas community is invited to an event featuring former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner reflecting on the financial crises in a conversation with Professor Laura Tyson May 29 in San Francisco. (05/12/2014)

MBA Students to Toss Caps May 23 Hewlett-Packard CFO Cathie Lesjack, MBA 86, will help send off about 500 Berkeley MBA students at their commencement May 23. (05/12/2014)

Students to Cheer Culmination of Undergraduate Journey More than 375 undergraduates will receive their diplomas May 19, and several students will be recognized for their contributions to the school. (05/12/2014)

PhD Students Celebrate Major Milestone Seven PhD students were the first Haas graduates to toss their caps into the air this spring at their program commencement on Saturday, May 10, in the Wells Fargo Room. (05/12/2014)

Alumnae Share Career Lessons on Women Empowerment Day Nine alumnae returned to Haas to inspire and prepare nearly 60 young undergraduate women for success at the second annual Women Empowerment Day April 4. (04/21/2014)

UC Berkeley Foundation to Honor Eight Haas Alumni and Friends Gerson Bakar, BS 48, and Barbara Bakar will be recognized with the Chancellor’s Award from the UC Berkeley Foundation and six additional Haas alumni will receive awards from the foundation at a special event May 8 at the Claremont Resort & Spa. (04/21/2014)

May 12: Celebrate the Haas Courtyard Dedication The entire Haas community is invited to the dedication of the Robert G. O’Donnell Courtyard on Monday, May 12, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The redesigned courtyard, which opened last spring, has been officially named in recognition of the $5 million contribution O’Donnell, BS 65, MBA 66, and his wife, Sue, made to the campaign to transform the Haas campus. (04/21/2014)

Global Social Venture Competition to Award Record $55K in Prizes, Celebrate 15 Years Eighteen entrepreneurial teams from around the world will gather next week at the Haas School to compete for a record $55,000 in prizes at the Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) finals. (03/28/2014)

Haas Real Estate Conference to Drill Down on Big Data, San Francisco Gentrification Hot topics like Big Data and land-use conflicts and development in San Francisco will be among the subjects discussed at the 19th Annual Fisher Center Real Estate Conference April 28 in San Francisco. (03/28/2014)

Alumni Conference to Feature Mac and Cheese CEO and Olympic Bobsledder Speakers include Annie’s CEO John Foraker, MBA 94, and former Olympic bobsledder Darrin Steele, MBA 08. (03/28/2014)

Hewlett-Packard CFO and Tech Entrepreneur to Speak at Commencements HP CFO Cathie Lesjak, MBA 86, and entrepreneur Mark DiPaola, BS 99, will speak at Haas commencements on May 23 and May 19. (03/28/2014)