August 29, 2014

News Category: Events

Big Data Conference at Haas to Feature Top CIOs, Nov. 1 Maximizing the use of big data will be the focus of a one-day conference at the Haas school on Nov. 1 hosted by the Fisher CIO Leadership Program. (10/22/2012)

Haas Students, Cal Campus Gear Up for Election Day Will President Barack Obama win a second term or will Mitt Romney take the presidency? Will Democrats take back the House or Republicans seize the Senate? Will California voters support Governor Brown's tax increase? As pundits sound off on these burning questions, Haas students can take advantage of several opportunities between now and Nov. 6 to learn about the elections from UC Berkeley experts or join classmates in supporting candidates and propositions. (10/22/2012)

USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah to Speak on Open Source Global Development, Oct. 10 USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah will give a talk titled "An Open Source Approach to Global Development" at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in Sibley Auditorium in the Bechtel Engineering Center on the north side of campus. (10/08/2012)

Tee Off for Haas School's Youth Mentoring Program, Nov. 12 With several members of the Oakland A's hitting the links, the Young Entrepreneurs at Haas (YEAH) mentoring program for under-resourced youth will hold its second annual golf tournament at Sequoyah Country Club on Monday, Nov. 12. (10/08/2012)

Fed Vice Chair and Haas Prof. Janet Yellen to be Honored at Gala, to Speak at Haas Federal Reserve Bank Vice Chair and Haas Professor Emeritus Janet Yellen will be honored as the 2012 Business Leader of the Year at the annual Haas Gala on Friday, Nov. 9, in San Francisco. (10/08/2012)

>play Digital Media Conference to Explore the Mobile-First Economy Tens of millions of people keep their smartphones within reach 24 hours a day, and tens of millions more will soon join them—carrying the Internet in their pockets for the first time. (09/24/2012)

Symposium to Explore Tensions in Energy Innovation, Investment, Policy, Oct. 18-19 The annual BERC Energy Symposium will examine the tensions involved in aligning energy innovation, investment, and policy during a two-day series of events on Thursday, Oct. 18, and Friday, Oct. 19, at UC Berkeley. (09/24/2012)

McKinsey Global Managing Director Dominic Barton to Speak, Oct. 30 Dominic Barton, global managing director of McKinsey and Co. and former chairman of McKinsey in Asia, will speak to the Haas community at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 30 in the Wells Fargo Room. (09/24/2012)

Haas Centers Host Screening of Fixing the Future Documentary The Haas School's Center for Responsible Business and Lester Center for Entrepreneurship are co-hosting a pre-DVD release screening of the film Fixing the Future at 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, in the Wells Fargo Room. (09/10/2012)

Schwab Series to Address Social Impact through Hybrid Ventures, Tech, Consulting The Haas School's Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership will offer three panels this semester through the Schwab Charitable Philanthropy Speaker Series, exploring hybrid business models, technology for the lowest-income populations, and social impact consulting. (09/10/2012)

Intel CEO and Alumnus Paul Otellini, MBA 74, to Speak at Haas, Oct. 3 Intel CEO Paul Otellini, MBA 74, will share lessons from a 40-year business career, including leading the world's largest chip maker, in an interview with Dean Rich Lyons at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, in Andersen Auditorium. (09/10/2012)

Haas Welcomes New Students with Pathbending Leaders, Case Studies, Games Whether gaining insights on innovation from IDEO General Manager Tom Kelley, hearing about successful teambuilding from Annie's CEO John Foraker, or learning about Haas through interactive games, new students got a head start on their business school education this month in four different orientations. (08/22/2012)

Fall Peterson Series Launches with Talk on Global Sustainability Megaforces (08/22/2012)

Best-Selling Corner Office Author to Speak at Haas, Sept. 20 (08/22/2012)

Top CIOs to Gather at Haas to Explore Profession in Transition Some of the world's most visionary chief information officers will come together at Haas Sept. 14 for a day of events focused on the position's evolving role within organizations. (08/02/2012)

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson to Speak at Haas Sept. 6 AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson, a veteran in the ever-evolving telecom industry, will kick off the fall semester Dean Speaker Series with a talk at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, in the Wells Fargo Room. (07/23/2012)

Corporate Responsibility Expert Kellie McElhaney to Speak at Sustainable Investment Conference Kellie McElhaney, adjunct assistant professor and founding director of the Center for Responsible Business, will speak about investing for profit and social good at "Investing for Purpose and Profit: Sustainable Investment Strategies" on June 27 at O'Melveney & Myers LLP in San Francisco. (06/15/2012)

Undergrad Team to Represent Cal at Mobile Health Competition in South Africa A team of four Berkeley undergraduates was one of only twelve competitors worldwide accepted to participate in this year’s GSM Association Mobile Health University Challenge in Cape Town, South Africa, on May 28. (05/07/2012)

Haas Community Invited to Fed Conference on Asia The Haas community has been invited to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's conference on “Challenges in Global Finance: The Role of Asia” on June 11 and 12. (05/07/2012)

Haas Heads to Barcelona for Symposium on Leadership and Innovation Leaders in banking, technology, and innovation will headline the Haas School's Barcelona Symposium on Saturday, June 2 (05/07/2012)

Hundreds to Toss Mortar Boards in Undergrad, MBA, and PhD Commencements More than 900 students will graduate from the Haas School in three separate ceremonies this month, celebrating the end of one chapter in their educations and the beginning of another as Students Always. (05/07/2012)

Three Teams with Haas Alumni, Students Win at UC Berkeley Startup Competition Haas alumnus Buzz Bonneau, MBA 11, and his team, Calcula, won the $20,000 grand prize at the UC Berkeley Startup Competition April 26 for their innovative kidney stone treatment. All told, Berkeley-Haas students and alumni were on three winning teams at the 14th annual competition hosted by the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship. (05/07/2012)

Student Peer Support Website Wins Global Social Venture Competition A team from the University of Wisconsin that has developed an online nationwide student support community won the Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) Friday at the Haas School. (04/23/2012)

Haaski Golf Open to Celebrate 10th Anniversary at New Venue The Haaski Golf Open will celebrate its 10th anniversary on May 14 with a tournament, dinner, and live auction at the Orinda Country Club, a new venue for the popular fundraiser (04/23/2012)

UC Berkeley Bplan Competition Takes New Format Responding to current realities in the startup world, the UC Berkeley Bplan Competition─ Haas' marquee startup competition─has changed its format and name to the UC Berkeley Startup Competition. (04/02/2012)

VC and Entrepreneur Vinod Khosla to Headline Berkeley-Stanford Cleantech Conference, April 12 Venture Capitalist Vinod Khosla and Elizabeth Littlefield, CEO of the Overseas Private Investment Corp., will give the keynote speeches at the eighth annual Berkeley-Stanford Cleantech Conference from 9:45 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 12 at Stanford University. (04/02/2012)

Father of Carbon Trading to Speak on "Good Derivatives," April 12 Richard Sandor, who has been at the epicenter of environmental and financial markets for more than four decades, will speak on his new book, Good Derivatives, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12, in room S480 at the Haas School. (04/02/2012)

Participate in Two Challenge for Charity Events in April Organizers of Haas Challenge for Charity (C4C) are hosting two events in April to help raise money for the Special Olympics and support a homeless program in Alameda. Staff, faculty, and students are invited to participate. (03/19/2012)

YEAH Revs Up Volt Raffle with Video for Social Media Campaign With help from award-winning advertisers Goodby, Silverstein, the Young Entrepreneurs at Haas (YEAH) Program has launched a new video on its mentoring program and Volt raffle fundraiser. (03/19/2012)

Financial Engineering Program Graduates Class of 2012, Welcomes Class of 2013 Morgan Stanley executive and Cal alumnus Michael Sternberg told 66 graduates of the Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) Program at their commencement Friday that they are entering a "new world of financial engineering" which they have the unique opportunity to shape. (03/19/2012)

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