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Events calendar for September 28 - October 4, 2014

September 28

Potluck Pig Roast Add to your Outlook Calendar

Join us for a family-friendly potluck pig roast!  Lawn games and fishing will be available.  Please bring a dish to share and BYOB.  Faculty and staff welcome and encouraged to attend.

Fill out this Google Doc if you need a ride or if you are willing to drive others:

Contact: Allison Smith

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: 5221 American Legion Rd, Iowa City, IA 52240

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(Deadline: 9/26/14)

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September 30

Aflac Global Investments Information Session Add to your Outlook Calendar

As part of Aflac, Aflac Global Investments is the global investment management function for the insurance company.  With a team of over 60 investment professionals located in NY, Tokyo, and Georgia, Aflac Global Investments is responsible for Aflac’s growing investment portfolios.  In 2012, Aflac Global Investments started a strategic transformation program that dramatically revamped the investment organization.
HR Business Partner, Lisa Warren will be on campus Tuesday, September 30th to discuss opportunities with Aflac Global Investments.  This information session is open to both undergraduate and MBA students.  Lisa will provide an organizational overview and will be available for questions during this session.  Catering will be provided. This information session will be held in room C425 in the Pomerantz Center.


Contact: Abby Carpenter

5:15 PM - 6:30 PM

Location: C425 PC

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(Deadline: 9/27/14)

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October 1

Monthly Morning Meet-up Add to your Outlook Calendar

Join your fellow students, faculty, and staff for a light breakfast and conversation.

Contact: Nadia Dwight

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Location: MBA Exchange

Finance Boot Camp Add to your Outlook Calendar

The Department of Finanace and the CFA Society of Iowa invites all graduate and undergraduate students to attend the inaugural Finance Boot Camp series.

The Finance Boot Camp is a multi-session, interactive event which brings finance and investment professionals to campus with the goal of extending traditional classroom education. The theme for this semesters Boot Camp is investment research and portfolio management within the context of fixed income securities. Each speaker will focus on a specific topic related to his or her role in the investment management process, with a strong emphasis on practical applications and real-world examples. Students are encouraged to actively participate and engage during each sessions question and answer period.

Speakers and Panel Discussion Participants:

  • Ross Junge, CFA, Associate Wealth Management Advisor, McGill Junge Financial
  • Calvin W. Norris, CFA, Director of Liquid Markets, AEGON USA Investment Management, LLC
  • Jonathan Perez, CFA, Senior Fixed Income Analyst, Principal Global Investors
  • Bert Zimmerman, CFA, Senior Fixed Income Analyst, Principal Global Investors
  • Bradley Dyslin, Global Head of Credit, Managing Director, Aflac, Inc.
  • Christine McElvania, CFA, Investment Advisor, Quad Cities Investment Group, LLC
  • Scott Bennett, CFA, Portfolio Manager, Principal Global Investors
  • Todd Nelson, CPA, CFA, Vice President, Debt Capital Markets, Goldman Sachs

Tentative Session Topics:

  • Analysis of the current market environment: the bull case and the bear case
  • Accounting Forensics: financial statement analysis and the investment research process
  • Company and Industry Research Case Study: Target Corp.
  • Portfolio Management: managing the risk, return, and cash flows of a fixed income portfolio

The event will feature four academic sessions of 50 minutes each. Participants are strongly encouraged to attend all sessions.

  • 12:30-1:20 Session #1
  • 1:30-2:20 Session #2
  • 2:30-3:20 Session #3
  • 3:30-4:20 Session #4
  • 4:30-5:20 Investment and Finance Career Panel Discussion (W401)
  • 5:30-6:30 Reception with speakers and professionals (W401,food will be served)

We hope that you will join us for this great opportunity. Dress is business casual.

Contact: Todd Houge

12:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Location: S401 and W401 PBB

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(Deadline: 9/30/14)

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MBAA Lunch & Learn with Net Impact Add to your Outlook Calendar

Please sign up for the October 8th MBAA Lunch & Learn. This meeting will now be on the 8th, and it will take a few days for this calendar notice to be removed. Thanks!

Contact: Kim Johnson

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

Location: C425 PC


October 2

Marketing Academy - Profitable Decision Making Add to your Outlook Calendar

What is the right price? Should I price high, low, or with the market?  What is the "market" price, anyway? Come experience a live-fire pricing simulation where you and your team will set the prices and immediately see the effect on demand, profit and the competition.

Contact: Jan Fasse

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: S401 PBB

No Finance Academy Today Add to your Outlook Calendar

No Finance Academy due to Boot Camp on Wednesday, October 1st

Contact: Cathy Zaharis

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: C425 PC

SI Academy - Innovation in the Community Add to your Outlook Calendar

Innovation in the Community - Mark Nolte, Iowa City Area Development Group

Contact: Steve Waite

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: C435 PC

Lancaster Pollard & Co. (Finance students only) Add to your Outlook Calendar

2005 Tippie alumnus Quintin Harris will be on campus to talk about Lancaster Pollard and the Summer Associate opportunity for first-years. Second-years are also encouraged to attend to learn more about the company and its full-time opportunities. This information session is open to Finance students only. Please visit MBA Focus for more information and to RSVP.

Contact: Abby Carpenter

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Location: C425 PC


Reaching Out Career Fair Add to your Outlook Calendar

The Reaching Out LGBT MBA Conference is the annual conference of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) graduate business school students. In 2014, over 1,200 students, business leaders, and recruiters will gather from October 2nd through October 4th at the in San Francisco. The conference presents a dynamic line-up of industry speakers, workshops and panelists representing all sectors of the business community, from finance and entrepreneurship to non-profits and entertainment & media.

Contact: Abby Carpenter
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Location: San Francisco, CA


October 3

Wellmark Information Session & Interviews Add to your Outlook Calendar

For more information, please visit MBA Focus.

Contact: Abby Carpenter

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Location: C434


Full-time MBA Online Chat for Prospective Students Add to your Outlook Calendar

Join us for an online chat hosted by Tippies recruiting/admissions and career services teams.

This is a great chance to ask us any questions you have about the Tippie MBA before submitting your application prior to our early international candidate deadline!


Contact: Kyle Sanford
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7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Location: Online

Fall Golf Friday sponsored by MBAA, GFMA and NAWMBA Add to your Outlook Calendar

Join MBAA, GFMA and NAWMBA at the MBA Fall Golf Friday. An event for both Beginner or Experienced golfers. 

Beginner Golfers:

10:30-12:00 | Golf Lesson
12:00-1:00 | Lunch
1:00-2:00 | Practice your swing on the driving range

Experienced Golfers:

12:00-1:00 | Lunch
1:30 | 4-person team best ball tee times begin continuing in 10 minute increments

Free to all MBAA members and will cost $30 for all non-MBAA members. Payments will need to be made in advance. If you would like to join MBAA please talk to Michael Fleagle.

Contact: Rachel Haaland

Location: Pleasant Valley Golf Course; 4390 S.E. Sand Road Iowa City, IA 52240

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(Deadline: 9/26/14)

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