Event Calendar

February

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San Francisco Centennial Showcase
RSVP required. Click here to register. If you have any questions, please e-mail alumni@gsb.columbia.edu.

San Francisco Centennial Showcase
Tuesday, February 16, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Hilton San Francisco Financial District, 750 Kearny Street, San Francisco, California

We invite you to join fellow alumni, current students, renowned faculty members, and School leaders for Columbia Business School's Centennial Showcases in California to celebrate the School's 100th anniversary. Glenn Hubbard, dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics, will reflect on the remarkable history of this institution and look ahead to its exciting future, sharing predictions about what is in store for management education and business at large.

The celebration of the Centennial started in August and will continue through 2016. This event is part of a 14-city global Centennial Showcase series hosted by Dean Hubbard. 

The Columbia Business School Centennial is a special opportunity to engage with the School's global network, connect over shared traditions, and celebrate the launch of our second century of success at the very center of business. For more information on the Centennial, please visit www.gsb.columbia.edu/centennial.
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The Latest Landscape of International Finance
The Latest Landscape of International Finance
Presented by Columbia Business School’s Center on Japanese Economy and Business
Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Room 332 - Uris Hall, 3022 Broadway, New York, New York

Cost: Free of charge (lunch will be provided) | RSVP Required.

Featuring Tatsuo Yamasaki, former Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs at Japan’s Ministry of Finance, and moderated by Hugh Patrick, director, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School.

Mr. Yamasaki will talk about his perspectives on the global economy and international finance given his experience as Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs, with special attention to topics such as the Chinese economy, AIIB, and Greece. He will then present the current picture of economics and politics in Japan, including an update on the progress of the “third arrow” and the challenges ahead.

To register for this event, please visit: http://cjeb2016-yamasaki.eventbrite.com.

If you have questions, please contact Andy Wanning, senior program officer at the Center on Japanese Economy and Business, at aw2040@gsb.columbia.edu.

Speaker Bio

Mr. Tatsuo Yamasaki served as the vice minister of Finance for International Affairs from July 2014 to July 2015, after serving for two years as the director-general of the International Bureau of the Japanese Ministry of Finance. He joined the Ministry of Finance in 1980. He worked as a chief economist of the JBIC from 1997 to 2000, based in Singapore. He served as the director and the deputy director-general in the International Bureau of the Ministry of Finance. From 2008 through 2010, he worked as the deputy commissioner for International Affairs of the Japanese Financial Services Agency. During this period he also assumed the position of vice chairman for the Executive Committee of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS).
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New York: Artists in Coversation for Open This End - Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne
For more information visit http://www.columbia.edu/cu/wallach/exhibitions/Open-This-End/Open-This-End.html.

Artists in Coversation for Open This End - Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne 
Presented by the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University
Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 4-6 p.m.
Location TBA

Cost: Free to attend.

Curator Joseph R. Wolin will lead a panel discussion featuring several of the artist included in the exhibition, Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne.

This exhibition is organized and sponsored by The Skylark Foundation.
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Los Angeles Centennial Showcase
RSVP required. Click here to register. If you have any questions, please e-mail alumni@gsb.columbia.edu.

Los Angeles Centennial Showcase
Thursday, February 18, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
InterContinental Los Angeles Century City, 2151 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, California

We invite you to join fellow alumni, current students, renowned faculty members, and School leaders for Columbia Business School's Centennial Showcases in California to celebrate the School's 100th anniversary. Glenn Hubbard, dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics, will reflect on the remarkable history of this institution and look ahead to its exciting future, sharing predictions about what is in store for management education and business at large.

The celebration of the Centennial started in August and will continue through 2016. This event is part of a 14-city global Centennial Showcase series hosted by Dean Hubbard. 

The Columbia Business School Centennial is a special opportunity to engage with the School's global network, connect over shared traditions, and celebrate the launch of our second century of success at the very center of business. For more information on the Centennial, please visit www.gsb.columbia.edu/centennial.
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22nd Annual PE+VC Conference, “Creating Value in Dynamic Markets”
22nd Annual PE+VC Conference, “Creating Value in Dynamic Markets”
Presented by the Columbia Business School Private Equity & Venture Capital Club
Friday, February 19, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036


Cost: $125 current PE+VC members; $150 student/faculty; $375 alumni; $500 professional

This year's conference will feature keynotes from distinguished guests including David Rubenstein (The Carlyle Group), Anton Levy '03 (General Atlantic), Arif Naqvi (The Abraaj Group), Molly Ashby (Solera Capital), and Wayne Berman (The Blackstone Group). Panelists from the industry's leading firms will also cover topics including: leveraged buyouts, growth equity, venture capital, operating, emerging markets, real estate, and search funds.

To register please go to: www.cbspevcconference.com

For more information please contact the conference committee at info@cbspevcconference.com.
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Houston: Breakfast with Jason Bordoff, SIPA CGEP Founding Director
Please RSVP so that we have an accurate estimate for our reservation with the venue. To register, click here. If you have questions about this event contact Daniel Carter '07 at dcarter07@gsb.columbia.edu.

Houston: Breakfast with Jason Bordoff, SIPA CGEP Founding Director
Presented by the Columbia Business School Alumni Club of Houston and Columbia University School of International & Public Affairs
Thursday, February 25, 2016 from 7-9 a.m.
The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa - 111 North Post Oak Lane Houston, Texas

Cost: $26.62 for alumni and guests.

Please join Jason Bordoff, founding director of the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University's School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) for a talk on energy (https://sipa.columbia.edu/faculty/jason-bordoff) . Jason will discuss current thinking on the energy industry, distilled from the work of the Center on Global Energy Policy.

Please join us in thanking SIPA for supporting this event in honor of the SIPA School’s 70th anniversary. We look forward to this joint event with SIPA and welcoming all CUCSTX members and Columbia alumni to join us for this opportunity to connect with the latest thinking from the University. Feel free and invite "friends of Columbia".
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Boston: An entrepreneurship discussion with First Commons Bank Founder Tony Nuzzo ‘75
RSVP is required as capacity is limited. Click here to register for this event. If you have questions, please contact Ben Grossman ’06 at BGrossman06@gsb.columbia.edu .

Boston: An entrepreneurship discussion with First Commons Bank Founder Tony Nuzzo ‘75
Presented by the Columbia Business School Alumni Club of Boston
Thursday, February 25, 2016, from 6-8:00 p.m.
First Commons Bank - 718 Beacon Street Newton, MA 02459

Cost: $11.24 for CBS and Columbia University Alumni, $16.37 for guests

The Columbia Business School Alumni Club of Boston is pleased to announce an exciting presentation by CBS Alum and First Commons Bank Founder & Leader, Tony Nuzzo ‘75.  You certainly won’t want to miss it!

The first 50 attendees will obtain an autographed copy of his book, "The Business Pact."

Tony Nuzzo ’75 is the Chairman, President & CEO of First Commons Bank and was the bank's Primary Organizer during its organizational phase. The bank, based in Newton Centre, opened for business on July 22, 2009 and currently has more than $315 million in total assets, placing it in the top third of all banks in the United States. 

Mr. Nuzzo will address three areas:


	How he started First Commons Bank. 
	Connecting business thinking with daily living as can be read in his award winning book, “The Business PACT.” 
	Lessons that could be learned from his unusual career path which began after he graduated from Columbia Business School with the “The Business School Service Award” and entered the workplace in packaged goods marketing with Procter & Gamble. 


 
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12th Annual Columbia Healthcare Conference: New York at the Center of Healthcare Transformation
12th Annual Columbia Healthcare Conference: New York at the Center of Healthcare Transformation
Presented the student-run Columbia Business School Healthcare Industry Association (HCIA) and the Columbia Business School Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management (HPM) Program
Friday, February 26, 2016 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 
Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, New York, New York

Cost: $125 for alumni | $200 for industry professionals and non-alumni guests | RSVP Required.

This year’s conference will showcase the dynamic healthcare ecosystem that exists within New York City. From scientists and entrepreneurs developing novel therapeutics and technologies, to healthcare practitioners that use and prescribe them, to financiers that provide the capital needed for growth, New York is home to a robust and rapidly evolving healthcare landscape that is creating disruptive change in the industry. Through a series of speakers, including keynote from Dr. Thomas P. Maniatis, panels, and, new this year, a healthcare startup expo, the conference will provide attendees an insider’s look to the broad trends in healthcare and how opinion leaders and firms in the city are driving key industry developments.

To register for this event, please visit: http://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/cbshealthcareconference/register.

For additional information regarding this event, please visit the Healthcare Conference website at www.gsb.columbia.edu/cbshealthcareconference or contact the HCIA Conference VPs at cbshcconference@gmail.com .
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New York: "Leap Year" Family Day for Open This End - Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne
For more information visit http://www.columbia.edu/cu/wallach/exhibitions/Open-This-End/Open-This-End.html.

"Leap Year" Family Day for Open This End - Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne 
Presented by the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University
Saturday, February 27, 2016 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location TBA

Cost: Free to attend.

This exhibition is organized and sponsored by The Skylark Foundation.
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