April 24, 2014

News Category: Events

Nature Conservancy CEO to Speak on Marrying Capitalism and Environmentalism, Oct. 31 Mark Tercek believes in capital. For the first part of his career at Goldman Sachs, that meant capital for financial investments. Today, he puts the emphasis on "natural capital" as a vocal champion of valuing nature for its own sake and for what it provides humans: clean air and water, productive soils, and stable clients. (09/29/2013)

Former Procter & Gamble India CEO Gurcharan Das to Speak on India's Economic Future, Oct. 24 Bestselling author, popular newspaper columnist, and former Procter & Gamble India CEO Gurcharan Das will speak on "India's Economic Future" at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 in the Wells Fargo Room. (09/29/2013)

Haas Professors Organize First Fraud Conference Held by B-School, Oct. 24-25 Malfeasance of all kinds will be the subject of the Haas School's 2013 Fraud and Misconduct Conference, the first event of its type ever organized by a business school, from Oct. 24 to Oct. 25 at the Claremont Hotel Club & Spa in Berkeley. The event was the brainchild of Prof. Jo-Ellen Pozner. (09/29/2013)

Haas, UC Berkeley Leaders Celebrate New Hub of Activity Haas and UC Berkeley leaders celebrated the first major step toward creating a new hub of activity on the eastern edge of campus at the newly renovated Memorial Stadium. (09/20/2013)

From GE to GM, Top Business Leaders to Share Insights at Haas This Fall Top executives from a diverse group of organizations that includes Banana Republic, General Electric, General Motors, and The Nature Conservancy will visit the Haas campus this semester to share their knowledge with students. (09/16/2013)

Highest-Ranking African-American Woman Exec at GM to Speak at Haas, Oct. 9 If you have ever wondered about how customers are changing one of the world’s largest automotive companies, then come hear GM’s Alicia Boler-Davis Oct. 9 at 12:30 p.m. in the Wells Fargo Room. (09/16/2013)

Haas to Bring Together Top CIOs for Seminar, Annual Award, Sept. 20 Chief information officers from such companies as Chevron and Raytheon will attend a ceremony to award the second annual Fisher-Hopper Prize for Lifetime Achievement in CIO Leadership on Sept. 20 at the Claremont Resort. The event will follow a half-day seminar for CIOs at Haas featuring executives from Gap Inc., Chevron, and Novartis. (08/27/2013)

Novartis CEO Joe Jimenez, MBA 84, to Share Insights from Big Pharma and Consumer Goods, Sept. 24 Novartis CEO Joe Jimenez, MBA 84, the leader of a $56 billion drugmaker whose prescription for success has included strategies from a consumer goods career, will speak at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Wells Fargo Room. (08/27/2013)

Caesars CEO Gary Loveman to Speak at Haas on Thursday, Sept. 5 Caesars Entertainment Chairman and CEO Gary Loveman, who took a gamble working for the company after teaching at Harvard for a decade, will share his insights with the Haas community in a talk at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, in the Wells Fargo Room. (07/09/2013)

Haaski Open Links Golf Community Alumni, students, faculty, and staff swung their clubs for Haas May 13 at the 11th annual Haaski Golf Open at the Claremont Country Club in Oakland, helping to raise nearly $50,000 for the Haas Fund. (06/15/2013)

Haas and Center for Executive Education to Host CFO Summit Chief financial officers from Cisco Systems, Lucasfilm, and Kaiser Permanente will be among the influential business leaders gathering May 20 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco for the 2013 CFO Executive Summit. (05/13/2013)

Undergrad, MBA, and PhD Students Bid Haas Farewell Nearly 900 business school students are graduating this month, bringing to a close their education in the classroom but not their lifelong connection to Berkeley-Haas. (05/13/2013)

Haas Welcomes Inaugural MBA for Executives Class Dinner at the top of Memorial Stadium with a Nobel Laureate and a talk on design thinking by IDEO GM Tom Kelley, MBA 83. Those are some highlights from the first days of the new Berkeley MBA for Executives Program, which begins this month. (05/13/2013)

Alumni Weekend in London to Offer Innovative Perspectives on Leadership Members of the Haas community will gather in London May 31 to June 2 for events with alumni, business and thought leaders, and Haas faculty who will provide new insights into successful leadership. The highlight of the weekend is a daylong symposium: "Reframe. Redefine. Rethink: Perspectives on Leadership & the Business World" on June 1 at Club Quarters, St. Paul's. (04/29/2013)

Celebrate Haas Courtyard Opening May 2 The newly transformed Haas courtyard has come alive, providing a more inviting space for alumni during reunion weekend Saturday and for new full-time MBA admits Friday at Days at Haas II. (04/29/2013)

Leading Social Entrepreneur in India to Speak at Schwab Series Event, April 30 Anshu Gupta, who has made providing clothing and other resources to the poor in India his life's calling with the creation of his nonprofit GOONJ, will speak at the Haas School from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, in the Wells Fargo Room. (04/29/2013)

Sustainability Leaders to Visit Haas in April Cradle to Cradle author William McDonough will be among the many sustainability leaders speaking at events hosted by the Center for Responsible Business this month. (04/15/2013)

Save the Date: Courtyard Celebration May 2 Join Haas students, faculty, and staff from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, for a festive carnival-style celebration to mark the completion of the school's courtyard renovation. (04/15/2013)

Tee Off May 13 at Haaski Golf Open (04/15/2013)

Global Social Venture Competition to Host Record Number of Worldwide Finalist Teams Reducing malaria in Africa via a mosquito-repelling soap and addressing the plastics pollution crisis with pulp-and-paper packaging alternatives are among the objectives of the record 18 finalists in this year’s Global Social Venture Competition Global Finals and Conference at the Haas School April 11 and 12. (03/31/2013)

Undergrad Program to Host First Women Empowerment Day, April 19 The Undergraduate Program's inaugural Women Empowerment Day on April 19 will bring nearly a dozen successful alumnae back to the school to talk with students. (03/31/2013)

Financial Engineering Program Graduates Class of '13, Welcomes Class of '14 The Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering Program celebrated 66 graduates at their commencement March 22 and welcomed 68 students into the 13th class of the program on March 25. (03/31/2013)

UC Berkeley Startup Competition Offers Larger Prizes Thirty-nine teams, including 16 from Haas, are competing for larger cash prizes and a new $100,000 grant and mentorship program in this year's UC Berkeley Startup Competition, a marquee entrepreneurship event at the university. (03/18/2013)

Haas, Stanford Deans to Discuss Educating Leaders, March 29 Berkeley-Haas Dean Rich Lyons will join Stanford Business Dean Garth Saloner in a discussion about incubating global leadership on Friday, March 29, at the 10th annual Global Technology Symposium in Silicon Valley. (03/18/2013)

Marketing Expert David Aaker to Talk on Threats to Brand Relevance, April 9 Branding guru and Haas Professor Emeritus David Aaker will return to the Haas School for his annual marketing lecture on April 9 at 12:30 p.m. in the Wells Fargo Room. (03/18/2013)

IDEO General Manager Tom Kelley to Headline Alumni Conference, April 27 From lessons on design thinking to a series of talks modeled after TEDx events, the Annual Alumni Conference on April 27 will feature a full day of teaching by more than two dozen alumni, faculty, and staff. (03/18/2013)

Recovery or Bubble? Fisher Center to Examine State of Real Estate, April 22 “Real Estate Markets: Cautious Optimism or Another Bubble?” will be the complex question posed at the 18th annual Fisher Center Real Estate Conference on April 22 in San Francisco. (03/17/2013)

Latin American Business Conference to Explore Region's Investment Opportunities, April 5 With Latin America representing 8 percent of global GDP, the region's role as an important destination for local and foreign investment will take center stage at the fourth annual Latin American Business Conference at Haas on April 5. (03/01/2013)

Learn about Quantitative Finance Careers, March 12 "Quants" from the Federal Reserve, Barclays, and BlackRock will share their personal stories on building careers in quantitative finance during a panel discussion March 12 at the International House. (03/01/2013)

Silicon Valley Veteran Heidi Roizen to Headline Women in Leadership Conference, April 6 Silicon Valley venture capitalist Heidi Roizen, the subject of a popular case study on networking, will give the keynote address at the 17th annual Women in Leadership Conference April 6 at the Haas School of Business. (03/01/2013)