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Alumni & Friends Calendar


August 2014
Saturday, 23rd
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6:30pm-8:30pm, Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium, North End Zone - Red McCombs Red Zone (8th Floor), 405 E 23rd St., Austin, TX 78712
Please join the Texas Evening MBA Program students for an evening of networking and to celebrate the end of the students’ intensive week. The event is sponsored by the Texas Evening MBA Program office.

Parking is available at the Manor Garage. Please bring your parking ticket to registration for complimentary parking. RSVP today!
Wednesday, 27th
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6:00pm-8:00pm, RDG Bar Annie, 1800 Post Oak Blvd., Houston, TX 77056
Join the Houston Chapter for a happy hour. This is a great opportunity to continue to strengthen ties within the McCombs Alumni Network and current MBA student community. Friends and spouses are also welcome to attend. RSVP today!
September 2014
Thursday, 4th
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0:00am-0:00am, Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, The University of Texas at Austin, 2110 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX 78712
Join the Texas Exes on Sept. 4-5 for two fun-filled days revisiting the same campus you roamed as a student 50 years ago. You'll have the opportunity to chat with fellow graduates of the Class of 1964, hear insightful speakers, and tour your individual school or college. Don't miss this chance to see firsthand the many treasures that this great university has to offer. Register now!
Friday, 5th
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0:00am-0:00am, Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, The University of Texas at Austin, 2110 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX 78712
Join the Texas Exes on Sept. 4-5 for two fun-filled days revisiting the same campus you roamed as a student 50 years ago. You'll have the opportunity to chat with fellow graduates of the Class of 1964, hear insightful speakers, and tour your individual school or college. Don't miss this chance to see firsthand the many treasures that this great university has to offer. Register now!
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7:00am-9:00am, Dry Creek Cafe, 544 Yale St., Houston, TX 77007
Please join the Houston Chapter for their monthly First Friday Breakfast Series. All McCombs alumni and friends are welcome to attend. This is a great opportunity to connect with other alumni and hear the latest news and updates from McCombs. RSVP today!
Tuesday, 23rd
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11:30am-1:30pm, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, 2200 N. Pearl St., Dallas, TX 75201
At long last we're starting to see words and phrases used to describe the U.S. economy like: optimism, revenue growth, more hiring, GDP increases, and consumer confidence is up. There’s momentum gaining – and especially in Texas. In fact, without Texas, the nation’s economy would be stuck in slow motion.

Get expert insight on what 2015 has in store for the economy as Texas CEO magazine and the McCombs School of Business bring together CEOs, a Federal Reserve economist, and UT faculty to share their insights for the year to come.

Panelists
Bob Parrino, chair, Department of Finance, McCombs School of Business
Thomas J. Falk, chairman and CEO, Kimberly-Clark
David Seaton, CEO and chairman, Fluor
Mike Ullman, CEO and chairman, JCPenney

What You Will Learn
What global and U.S. factors could impact Texas and the DFW local economy
Thomas J. Falk will share his insights on innovation and consumer behaviors in the consumer package goods industry
David Seaton will look at the status of engineering/construction projects in Texas, the U.S., and beyond
Mike Ullman will discuss what's driving the retail sector and if growth is in its future

Event cost is $50 per person (includes lunch and parking) and is hosted by the McCombs Alumni Network, Texas Enterprise, and Texas CEO magazine. For more information including speaker bios, please visit the Texas Enterprise event page.

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October 2014
Thursday, 2nd
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7:30am-9:30am, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas - Houston Branch, 1801 Allen Parkway, Houston, TX 77019
At long last we're starting to see words and phrases used to describe the U.S. economy like: optimism, revenue growth, more hiring, GDP increases, and consumer confidence is up. There’s momentum gaining – and especially in Texas. In fact, without Texas, the nation’s economy would be stuck in slow motion.

Get expert insight on what 2015 has in store for the economy as Texas CEO magazine and the McCombs School of Business bring together CEOs, a Federal Reserve economist, and UT faculty to share their insights for the year to come.

Panelists
Jay Hartzell, professor, Department of Finance, and associate dean for business affairs, McCombs School of Business
Greg Armstrong, CEO and chairman, Plains All American
Janiece M. Longoria, chairman, Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority
Dr. Robert Robbins, CEO, Texas Medical Center

What You Will Learn
What global and U.S. factors could impact Texas and the Houston economy
Greg Armstrong will share what's going on with the Keystone situation and beyond
Janiece Longoria will share her insights on how the completion of the Panama Canal's widening will impact Texas logistics and the Port of Houston
Dr. Bobby Robbins will share the latest in Houston's health care technology, innovation, and challenges

Event cost is $50 per person and includes breakfast (a gluten-free option will be available) and parking. Event is hosted by the McCombs Alumni Network, Texas Enterprise, and Texas CEO magazine. For more information including bios, please visit the Texas Enterprise event page.

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Thursday, 9th
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7:30am-9:30am, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas - San Antonio Branch, 402 Dwyer Ave., San Antonio, TX 78204
At long last we're starting to see words and phrases used to describe the U.S. economy like: optimism, revenue growth, more hiring, GDP increases, and consumer confidence is up. There’s momentum gaining – and especially in Texas. In fact, without Texas, the nation’s economy would be stuck in slow motion.

Get expert insight on what 2015 has in store for the economy as Texas CEO magazine and the McCombs School of Business bring together CEOs, a Federal Reserve economist, and UT faculty to share their insights for the year to come.

Panelists
Jay Hartzell, professor, Department of Finance, and associate dean for business affairs, McCombs School of Business
Anil Kumar, senior research economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Joe Robles, president and CEO, USAA
Kenneth P. Trevett, president and CEO, Texas Biomedical Research Institute
Rad Weaver, CEO, McCombs Partners

What You Will Learn
What global and U.S. factors could impact Texas and the San Antonio economy
Joe Robles will share his views on the financial sectors long term prospects
Ken Trevett will share trends and the future promise of the biosciences for San Antonio
Rad Weaver will share what private equity deal making looks like today

Event cost is $50 per person and includes breakfast (a gluten-free option will be available) and parking. Event is hosted by the McCombs Alumni Network, Texas Enterprise, and Texas CEO magazine. For more information including bios, please visit the Texas Enterprise event page.

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Friday, 17th
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All DayMultiple Locations, Austin, TX

Save the Date for McCombs Alumni Weekend Oct. 17-19, 2014 in Austin! All alumni are invited to catch up with friends and learn from faculty.

It will be a fun weekend including:

  • An opening breakfast and economic forecast panel
  • Lectures with your favorite faculty members
  • Welcome party at the McCombs School
  • A pre-game alumni bbq
  • Limited group seating at the Texas vs. Iowa State Game (separate tickets available in August)
Be sure to watch your email for details and registration information coming in early June. In the meantime, update your profile in the alumni directory and like the McCombs Alumni Network on Facebook so you don't miss new details as they come out.

We look forward to seeing you in October!
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7:30am-9:30am, AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, 1900 University Ave., Austin, TX 78705
At long last we're starting to see words and phrases used to describe the U.S. economy like: optimism, revenue growth, more hiring, GDP increases, and consumer confidence is up. There’s momentum gaining – and especially in Texas. In fact, without Texas, the nation’s economy would be stuck in slow motion.

Get expert insight on what 2015 has in store for the economy as Texas CEO magazine and the McCombs School of Business bring together CEOs, a Federal Reserve economist, and UT faculty to share their insights for the year to come.

Panelists
Laura Starks, professor, Department of Finance, and associate dean for research, McCombs School of Business
Alexander M. Davern, chief operating officer, National Instruments
John Hofmann, executive vice president of water, LCRA
Mark Willis, CEO, Keller Williams Realty
Mine K. Yücel, senior vice president and director of research, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

What You Will Learn
What global and U.S. factors could impact Texas and the Austin economy
Alex Davern will share his perspective on the tech market including manufacturing, sales, innovation, and the prospects for additional growth.
Mark Willis will discuss the Austin real estate marketing including home sales, new home construction, rents, and the cost of borrowing.
John Hofmann will share his perspective on what Texas businesses should expect and can do to deal with the continuing drought.

Event cost is $35 per person and includes breakfast (a gluten-free option will be available). Event is hosted by the McCombs Alumni Network, Texas Enterprise, and Texas CEO magazine. For more information including bios, please visit the Texas Enterprise event page.

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Saturday, 18th
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All DayMultiple Locations, Austin, TX

Save the Date for McCombs Alumni Weekend Oct. 17-19, 2014 in Austin! All alumni are invited to catch up with friends and learn from faculty.

It will be a fun weekend including:

  • An opening breakfast and economic forecast panel
  • Lectures with your favorite faculty members
  • Welcome party at the McCombs School
  • A pre-game alumni bbq
  • Limited group seating at the Texas vs. Iowa State Game (separate tickets available in August)
Be sure to watch your email for details and registration information coming in early June. In the meantime, update your profile in the alumni directory and like the McCombs Alumni Network on Facebook so you don't miss new details as they come out.

We look forward to seeing you in October!
Sunday, 19th
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All DayMultiple Locations, Austin, TX

Save the Date for McCombs Alumni Weekend Oct. 17-19, 2014 in Austin! All alumni are invited to catch up with friends and learn from faculty.

It will be a fun weekend including:

  • An opening breakfast and economic forecast panel
  • Lectures with your favorite faculty members
  • Welcome party at the McCombs School
  • A pre-game alumni bbq
  • Limited group seating at the Texas vs. Iowa State Game (separate tickets available in August)
Be sure to watch your email for details and registration information coming in early June. In the meantime, update your profile in the alumni directory and like the McCombs Alumni Network on Facebook so you don't miss new details as they come out.

We look forward to seeing you in October!