CONFERENCES

February 02, 2019

The Low Memorial Library at Columbia University

Keynote speakers include:

- Marie-Claire Daveu

Chief Sustainability officer and Head of International Institutional  Affairs, Kering

- Mark Metrick

President, Saks Fifth Avenue

For further information please contact Anam Sadarangani and Isabell Weiser at cbs.rlgconference2019@gmail.com

February 23, 2018

Marriot Marquis, Times Square

The CBS Private Equity Club is proud to invite Better Halves to its 24th Annual CBS Private Equity Conference on Friday, 2/23 at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square. This year's theme is "Maintaining Discipline in the Face of Increased Competition." The line-up includes keynote speakers and panelists comprised of thought leaders hailing from across the industry. 

Keynotes include: 
- Prakash Melwani (Senior MD & CIO, Blackstone)
- David Lobel (Founder, Sentinel Capital Partners)
- Phil Berney (Co-CEO, Kelso & Company)
- Pradeep Ramamurthy (MD, Abraaj Group)
- Thomas E. Lynch (Founder, Mill Road Capital). 

Breakout panels in buyouts, growth equity, operations, credit/distressed, search funds, and real estate will feature investment professionals from Apollo Global Management, Advent International, TPG Growth, New Mountain Capital, BC Partners and more.

Better Halves are eligible to purchase tickets at the student rate. Make sure to have a photo of your student's CBS ID.

November 17, 2017

For the past 23 years, CWiB has hosted this one-day conference to celebrate the accomplishments of women. With more than 300 attendees, the CWiB Conference is not only one of the largest student-run conferences, but it is also one of the most high profile events of the year for Columbia Business School. This year's keynote speakers are Sallie Krawcheck (CBS '92) and Abbe Raven.

BHC members are eligible to purchase tickets at the student price of $55.

October 06, 2017

The 2017 Social Enterprise Conference, "Leaders Taking a Stand: Social Impact in Turbulent Times" will take place on Friday October 6th, 2017, in Lerner Hall. More than 300 speakers will address how business leaders use their platforms to address social change and create solutions, from the lens of philanthropies, nonprofits, social ventures, or businesses.

Better Halves qualify to purchase tickets at a 50% discount. Make sure to use the code CBSbetter50, and don't forget to bring your university ID!

September 29, 2017

Columbia GSAPP MSRED Real Estate Development Conference

The Columbia University Real Estate Development Conference will take place on Friday, September 29, in the ballroom of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. A forum of leaders in the NYC and global real estate development industry will discuss progressive topics and innovative industry thinking to improve the quality of the built environment in our rapidly growing cities.

Tickets for the public are typically $495, but Better Halves are eligible to purchase Current Student Discount tickets at $175 each. Make sure to have obtained your university ID!

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