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CIRCLES in New York

Thu, 25 Oct, 2012 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

MARQUETTE CIRCLES
NEW YORK ROUNDTABLE EVENT

Thursday, October 25, 2012

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED BUT WALK-INS ARE WELCOME!

New York Yacht Club
37 West 44th Street
New York
212.382.1000

 

$25 per person
Includes attendee directory, hors d’oeuvres and cash bar

PRE-RECEPTIONS

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (optional; immediately before the CIRCLES event)

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PROGRAM

6:30 p.m.
REGISTRATION

7:15 p.m.
WELCOME AND ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
(Roundtable options listed below)

8:15 p.m.
NETWORK
Meet with Marquette alumni, parents and friends connected to your business sector.

 

ROUNDTABLE OPTIONS:

INNOVATIONS IN HEALTH CARE: KEEPING PATIENTS SAFE
Dr. Kunter Akbay, Principle Engineer – Software Sciences and Analytics, General Electric Company
Dr. Kerry Kosmoski-Goepfert, Associate Dean/Clinical Associate Professor, College of Nursing, Marquette University
We face a serious capacity and safety issue in the delivery of care …. Demand for healthcare will go up due to aging population and insurance reform … The supply of care givers will go down at the same time … Increased demand on limited caregiver resources increase the risk of harming patients … About 100, 000 people die every year due to preventable errors … And the healthcare organizations are in financial trouble … So we have to do more with less and do it better…. But how?

COMMUNICATIONS TODAY: ENSURING CREDIBILITY IN AN OVERUSED AND OFT-UNDERVALUED COMMODITY
Missy Farren, Arts '82, Owner & CEO of Mfa Marketing and Public Relations
Charlie Mangano, Jour '76, CEO, NXTM Music
Moderated by Lori Bergen, Ph.D., Dean, J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication, Marquette University

BEST PRACTICES IN VENTURE CREATION
Gary Millrood, Arts '80, Senior Vice President of Sales, Hubcast, Inc.
Whether you're starting an Internet company or socially focused venture or thinking about leaping into self-employment, discover the keys to strategies you'll need to know to get started. Millrood will share insights from his own entrepreneurial endeavors and tips about how you can build and measure your venture's success.

LOOKING AHEAD: WHAT’S THE NEXT BIG THING FOR YOU?
Judy O'Hagan, Arts '77, Vice President of Human Resources, sanofi-aventis U.S.
Monica Oliver, Sp '81, Principal, Monica Oliver Consulting & Coaching
Perhaps you’re in transition professionally or personally…or seeking new challenges in your current situation…what’s the next big thing you want for yourself?  What will it take to have a fulfilling life in sync with your values?  In this roundtable, we’ll share some personal stories about making changes through a less traditional lens, then help you explore life experiences that illuminate your values, what’s important to you, and what it would take to live your life on purpose.

INSIDE THE CONTROL ROOM: BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART
Chuck O’Neil, Sp ’74, Director, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
America can't get enough of “The Most Trusted Name in Fake News.” From commenting on pop culture and politics, to finding the balance between irreverent relevance and comedic satire, hear from the show’s director, Chuck O’Neil, as he shares his extensive experience including anecdotes around production challenges as well as his “take” on the show’s script for success.

IDENTIFYING INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOLLOWING THE U.S. ELECTIONS
Mike Rems, Bus Ad ’04, Vice President, Goldman Sachs & Company
David Krause, Ph.D., Director – Applied Investment Management Program, Marquette University
Will the financial markets behave differently depending on the outcome of the U.S. fall elections? What economic challenges will still exist after the winners have been sworn into office? Hear from two experts who monitor the financial markets, Dr. David Krause and Mike Rems, regarding their thoughts on future investment performance after the votes have been counted.

GET THE INSIDE SCOOP: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF MARQUETTE ATHLETICS
Larry Williams, Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Marquette University

Interviewed by: Steve Rushin, Jour ’88, Hon Deg ’07, Sportswriter and Author

As the vice president and director of Athletics, there’s no such thing as a typical day for Larry Williams. Hear about the ins and outs in his role as AD, whether it’s leading the university in one of America’s elite collegiate athletic conferences, developing a culture of success-driven student-athletes, engaging alumni or looking ahead to the future.

 

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