April 27, 2017

News Category: Events

Lloyd's of London Chairman to Speak on Risk Management, Nov. 30 Peter Levene, chairman of Lloyd's of London, will talk on financial risk management in light of the global economic crisis at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 30 in the Wells Fargo Room as part of the Dean's Speaker Series. (11/15/2010)

Giants Come to Haas The Giants will realize the financial upside from the World Series next year, but the team has to strike a balance between defending its championship and overpromising, Larry Baer, BA 80, the team's president, told Haas Wednesday. (11/10/2010)

Entrepreneurs to Compete in Intel+UC Berkeley Technology Challenge More than 25 teams from around the globe presenting pitches on everything from bio-oil to breast cancer detection will compete in the Intel+UC Berkeley Technology Entrepreneurship Challenge at the Haas School from Nov. 16 to Nov. 18. (11/01/2010)

Event to Launch Latin America Cleantech Initiative A panel of experts will talk on the "Cleantech Outlook for Latin America" Nov. 16 at the Haas School as part a kickoff event for a new collaboration between two Berkeley MBA student clubs: the Berkeley Energy Resources Collaborative and the Latin American and Hispanic Business Association. (11/01/2010)

Symposium to Appraise Challenging Real Estate Market, Nov. 22 Is a double-dip recession still lurking on the horizon? Has the housing market really stabilized? Those are a couple of the burning questions that Haas School economist Ken Rosen, chairman of the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, will address in his annual forecast at the 33rd Annual Real Estate and Economics Symposium on Nov. 22 in San Francisco. (10/18/2010)

BERC to Celebrate 5th Anniversary at Fall Gala, Oct. 28 The Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative–a multidisciplinary group connecting students from many units on campus–will celebrate its fifth anniversary and honor alumnus Will Coleman, MBA 06, at its first-ever Fall Gala on Oct. 28 at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza in Berkeley. (10/18/2010)

MBAA Speaker Series Highlights Diversity Brian Richardson, MBA 08, communications manager, policy, at Internet giant Google, will be the second speaker in the new Diversity Speaker Series at Berkeley-Haas on Thursday, Oct. 28. Richardson will speak at 12:30 p.m. in Cheit Hall Room C220. (10/18/2010)

Finance Conference to Focus on Mergers and Acquisitions, Nov. 19 The strategic value of mergers and acquisitions will be the focus of the fourth annual MBA student-organized Berkeley Finance Conference on Friday, Nov. 19, at the Haas School. (10/18/2010)

Philanthropist Michael Milken, BS 68, to speak at Haas, Nov. 4 Financier and philanthropist Michael Milken, BS 68, will deliver a multimedia presentation titled “Unprecedented Times–Unprecedented Opportunities” on Thursday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Andersen Auditorium. (10/05/2010)

Haas to Honor Financier and Bluegrass Benefactor Warren Hellman, BA 55, at Gala Alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends are invited to celebrate the Haas School and honor 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Warren Hellman, BA 55, at the annual Haas Gala on Friday, Nov. 5, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. (10/04/2010)

Dean Richard Lyons to Speak on Global Cleantech Innovation, Oct. 13 Executives from three leading-edge Bay Area clean-tech companies will examine Israel's role as a pioneer in green technology innovations during a panel discussion Wednesday, Oct. 13, at the Goldman School of Public Policy. (10/04/2010)

Financial Reporting Conference to Explore Change and Complexity in Accounting, Oct. 29 Former Financial Accounting Standards Board Chairman Robert H. Herz will talk on “Financial Reporting at the Crossroads" at the 21st annual Conference on Financial Reporting on Friday, Oct. 29. (10/04/2010)

Clorox CEO Donald Knauss to Talk on Leadership, Oct. 20 Clorox Chairman and CEO Donald R. Knauss will speak on leadership Wednesday, Oct. 20, at the Haas School as part of the Dean's Speaker Series. (09/20/2010)

Wired's Chris Anderson, Futurists Look Over the Horizon at >Play 2010 Wired Editor-in-Chief Chris Anderson, who recently declared "the Web is dead" in an article on the rise of apps, will be among a host of futurists who share their predictions at the >play 2010 digital media conference Oct. 30. (09/20/2010)

SF Networking Event to Draw 500, Oct. 21 The Haas School's fifth annual San Francisco Networking Event will bring together 500 students and alumni to eat, drink, and network within their industries and their industries of interest from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 21. (09/20/2010)

Alumni to Reflect on Haas Defining Principles About 100 Haas Alumni Network (HAN) ambassadors from around the country and as far away as China will participate in a unique brainstorming session this weekend on the behaviors that exemplify the school's defining principles. (09/20/2010)

Panel to Explore Quantitative Finance Careers, Sept. 21 Want to learn more about the world of quantitative finance? A panel discussion titled “How I Became A Quant,” on Tuesday, Sept. 21, is designed for students interested in the field. (09/08/2010)

Dean’s Speaker Series to Feature Cisco CEO John Chambers, Sept. 28 John Chambers, chairman and CEO of San Jose-based networking giant Cisco, will speak at Haas at 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 28, in the Andersen Auditorium. (09/07/2010)

Diverse Cast of Speakers to Visit Haas This Fall Researchers from around the globe and executives from such companies as Peet's Coffee and Tea, Goldman Sachs, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will share their insights with the Haas community at various speaker series this fall. (09/07/2010)

PG&E CEO Peter Darbee to Speak at Haas, Aug. 31 PG&E CEO Peter Darbee will speak on climate change, innovation and technology, policy, and other energy-related issues in an interview with the Haas School's Beverly Alexander at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 31 in Andersen Auditorium. (08/27/2010)

Homecoming to Feature Buffalo Warrior Stories and Celebrations , Oct. 9 In his 2009 memoir, Ivan Houston, BS 48, chronicles his experience with the Jim Crow rules of the American military while serving in World War II. Houston will share his story on Oct. 9 at the 2010 Haas Homecoming celebration. (08/24/2010)

Tickets Selling Quickly for Taste of Haas, Sept. 16 Network and nibble on fine comestibles while watching a Berkeley-Haas culinary contest at Taste of Haas, the school’s annual food and wine fest, on Thursday, Sept. 16, at Williams-Sonoma in San Francisco. (08/24/2010)

Haas Kicks Off School Year with Speakers, Activities Highlighting Innovation Almost 900 new students in four different degree programs – Full-time MBA, Evening & Weekend MBA, PhD, and Undergraduate – begin classes this week as Haas moves forward on revamping its leadership curriculum. (08/23/2010)

Teach-in: Haas Professors to Debate “Stakeholders vs. Shareholders,” Sept. 8 Was Milton Friedman right? The economist’s famous contention that the social responsibility of business is to increase its profits will be up for debate Wednesday, Sept. 8, at a Dean’s Speaker Series event titled “Stakeholders vs. Shareholders.” (08/23/2010)

Haas to Host Conversation with Author, Financial Journalist Michael Lewis, Sept. 13 Author Michael Lewis will take the Haas community inside the financial crisis in a conversation with Kellie McElhaney, co-faculty director of the Center for Responsible Business, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, at Andersen Auditorium. (08/21/2010)

Berkeley-Columbia Team to Tackle Vineman Ironman Eight alumni from the Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA Program will spend Sunday (July 18) in the Wine Country but they won't be sipping chardonnay. Instead, the team will be swimming 1.2 miles, biking 56 miles, and running 13.1 miles, all as part of the Vineman Ironman 70.3 Triathlon. (07/13/2010)

Rain Fails to Dampen Spirits at Haaski Open Despite unseasonable rain, more than 130 Haas alumni, faculty, and friends attended the eighth annual Haaski Open Golf Tournament on May 10 and raised $72,000 for the school (06/14/2010)

Dean Makes First Official Trip to Europe Haas School Dean Rich Lyons just returned from his first official trip to Europe, where he met with alumni, new admits, prospective students, and media in Zurich, London, and Berlin. (06/14/2010)

Attend Evening & Weekend MBA Info Session Spend an evening with the Evening & Weekend MBA Program on the Berkeley campus. (06/12/2010)

Haas Helps CFOs Navigate Rocky Economy The Haas School is hosting two events in coming weeks for chief financial officers that will provide forums for diving deeply into the unique problems CFOs face in the uncertain economy. (05/10/2010)