April 13, 2016
The worlds of private equity and venture capital are facing unprecedented changes on many levels. An influx of non-traditional investors, fewer potential targets, and anemic economic growth are all contributing to intense competition for returns. The formerly well-defined lines of fund categorization have begun to blur, and major industry shifts are requiring a rethinking of traditional capital structures and holding periods. Given these momentous shifts, The Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference will explore the challenges of building value at both the fund and portfolio company level. The conference will also offer an invaluable opportunity for professionals, academics, students and alumni to explore the challenging issues surrounding private equity and venture capital, as well as to network with other industry professionals.
April 29, 2016
Each year, the HEMA program convenes a group of health care experts for the MacEachern Symposium. This 2/3-day program includes two keynote lectures, one by a leading academic and a second by a leading industry practitioner. The symposium features distinguished speakers and business leaders from around the nation to discuss the most pressing issues in the healthcare industry
May 07, 2016
Business managers seeking new growth opportunities are increasingly turning to the emerging markets which, according to the IMF, already account for over half of global economic output and are projected to contribute 70% of global growth in the coming decade. Kellogg’s Emerging Markets Conference: A 2025 Outlook will bring together business leaders, policy makers and professionals from the Africa, China, India and Latin America regions to help attendees gain in-depth perspectives of key trends, opportunities and challenges that are unique to these markets. Keynotes, panels, breakout sessions and networking sessions focused on individual markets as well as emerging markets as a whole will give conference attendees the tools and knowledge to succeed in these markets.
June 23, 2016
This 2nd Annual International Conference on Computational Social Science (June 23-26, 2016) is an interdisciplinary event designed to engage a broad community of researchers - academics, industry experts, open data activists, government agency workers, and think tank analysts – dedicated to advancing social science knowledge through computational methods. This event affords the opportunity to meet and discuss works in which social systems and dynamics are investigated in a quantitative way through large datasets that are either mined from various sources (e.g. social media, communication systems) or created via controlled experiments or computational modeling.