Orange County Events
Monthly Networking Luncheons
Monthly networking luncheons are held on the first and fourth Fridays of each month (see links below).
Lunches begin promptly at 11:45 am and conclude at 1 pm. Each guest has the opportunity to introduce themselves and provide a brief update on their personal and/or professional life. Don't forget to bring your business cards for networking. Following each event, all guests are emailed scans of the business cards to further facilitate the networking process. Please note lunches are open only to Merage School/GSM/GSA alumni and current major students.
Special Alumni Mixer and Preview to Health Care Forecast Conference
Wednesday, Feb. 19
Beckman Center, Irvine
Join Merage School alumni and other health care industry leaders for this networking mixer, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Murray Ross, Vice President, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and leader of the Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy, which provides health care and coverage to shape public policy and private practice. An economist by training, Dr. Ross was previously a Congressional policy adviser. He served as executive director of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, and led the Health Cost Estimates Unit at the Congressional Budget Office.
Dr. Ross will give us a preview of the 23rd Annual Health Care Forecast Conference put on by The Center for Health Care Management and Policy at the Merage School, touching on the Affordable Care Act and federal budget negotiations. You do not need to be attending the conference to join us for this special event, but space is limited.
Cost: $30 (includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, drinks and parking).
Space is limited; and you must register in advance.
OCMBA is a network of the Orange County/Southern California alumni chapters of 14 leading business schools including: Berkeley-Haas, Columbia, Cornell-Johnson, Chicago-Booth, Darden, Harvard, Kellogg, Michigan-Ross, MIT-Sloan, Stanford, USC-Marshall, UCI-Merage, UCLA-Anderson and Wharton. OCMBA events are open exclusively to the alumni of the 14 business schools that make up the OCMBA, and their guests. Questions? Contact Chris Abbamonto, FEMBA '09. Check back here for the next event.