CIRCLES - Seattle roundtable

MARQUETTE CIRCLES NETWORKING EVENT - SEATTLE ROUNDTABLE

Circles - Seattle University
Wednesday, May 22, 2013

The Washington Athletic Club
1325 Sixth Ave.
Seattle

$20 per person
Includes attendee directory, hors d’oeuvres and cash bar

PROGRAM

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - OPTIONAL PRE-RECEPTIONS

Marquette Campus to Career
Join Marquette parent Lora Poepping, former recruiting director for Microsoft and Deloitte, founder of plum job search strategies - a job search coaching firm in Seattle, for an interactive session filled with advice for those exploring new job opportunities.

Connect with Marquette in Seattle
Join the Marquette Club of Western Washington to learn about exiting ways to enhance your alumni experience in Seattle. Whether it's helping to plan a club event, connecting with potential new Marquette students in the area, or mentoring fellow alumni, you can discover ways to express your passion for Marquette in Seattle.

5:30 p.m. - REGISTRATION

6:15 p.m. - WELCOME AND ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
Roundtable options listed below

7:15 p.m. - NETWORK
Meet with Marquette and Seattle University alumni, parents and friends
connected to your business sector.

See event sponsors and host committee.

ROUNDTABLE OPTIONS

WHAT 21ST-CENTURY LEADERS CAN LEARN FROM 16TH-CENTURY JESUITS

With Rev. Mike Bayard, S.J., MU Arts ’87, SU Arts ’05, Director of Campus Ministry,
Seattle University; and Gordon McHenry, Jr., SU Arts ’79, Seattle University Trustee, President and CEO, Solid Ground

In the book Heroic Leadership, Chris Lowney explores four principles employed by the Jesuits in a holistic approach to leadership and how these values can be used in business. Explore these four principles with Fr. Bayard and hear how McHenry has employed them throughout his legal, corporate, and nonprofit career.


A SOCIAL INNOVATION PARTNERSHIP: WHY THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE GATES FOUNDATION AND TOP-TIER SCHOOLS ARE LOOKING TO MARQUETTE'S EMERGING NATIONAL LEADERSHIP

With Lori Bergen, Ph.D., Dean, Marquette University’s J. William and Mary Diederich
College of Communication; and Jeff Snell, Ph.D., MU Grad ’96, Special Adviser to the President, Marquette University

Social Innovation is a field dedicated to finding novel solutions to social problems, often by attacking roots causes. Learn how the work being done at Marquette – one of 10 grantees in a field of approximately 1,000 applicants from 85 countries – is regarded as having “world-changing level of potential.” Bergen and Snell will share their insight on how social innovation is in Marquette’s institutional DNA, and how our mission lends itself to solving social problems.


CHEERS TO SIPPING LOCAL: WORLD-CLASS WINES OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

With Pat Dineen, MU Bus Ad ’62, Owner, Dineen Vineyards; and Evan Roberts, MU Comm ’92, Owner, Crowley Wines LLC

The Pacific Northwest boasts some of the most popular vineyards and wineries in the nation. Learn about wine, the passion of those who make it, and why Northwest wine country is emerging as an industry leader.


TOP TECHNOLOGY TRENDS: NEW DEVICES AND WORKING IN A MOBILE ENVIRONMENT

With Lisa J. Downey, SU Arts ’79, Sales Excellence Program Manager – Windows Intune, Microsoft; and Paul Bourgeau, Worldwide Technical Solution Professional – Windows Intune Incubation Team, Microsoft

Mobile devices and cloud enablement have changed the way we work. From smart phones to tablets to laptops, employees have more devices and opportunities to work anywhere. Discuss the latest trends in devices and the mobile workplace, and the challenges IT departments face managing and securing this environment.


COMPETING FOR TALENT IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

With Marilyn Gist, Ph.D., Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Executive Director – Center for Leadership Formation, Seattle University’s Albers School of Business

Key to attaining excellence for any organization is assembling the right team. Our discussion will address locating and attracting skilled professionals to your organization and other factors in “Winning the War for Talent."


STOCKS, BONDS AND COMMODITIES: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN INTEREST RATES RISE

With Matt Grimm, MU Bus Ad ’07, Investment Analyst, Cascade Investment, LLC; and David Krause, Ph.D., Director, Marquette University’s Applied Investment Management Program

Will the financial markets behave differently after the U.S. Federal Reserve stops supporting low interest rates? What is the outlook for different investments and commodities if interest rates eventually rise? Dr. David Krause and Matt Grimm will lead a roundtable discussion to consider these questions and evaluate potential investment implications.


PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIP AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT: PAVING A PATH TO SUCCESS IN AND OUTSIDE THE WORKPLACE

With Diane Irvine, Marquette Parent, Board of Directors, Yelp Inc. and CafePress Inc.; Former CEO, Blue Nile, Inc.

Today, more than ever, principled leadership must start in the c-suites, define our corporate cultures and help to address the pressing needs in our communities. Hear from former Blue Nile, Inc., CEO Diane Irvine how she has modeled this corporate code of community engagement, which includes balancing family, career, volunteering and self.


LEADING SUCCESSFUL INTERNATIONAL TEAMS: PERSPECTIVES FROM EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF BOEING'S 787

With Deborah Limb, SU Sci Eng ’88, Director of Structures Engineering, The Boeing Company

Deborah Limb led the international team responsible for early development of the 787 fuselage and interiors. Hear how Deb used team building, planning and communications to navigate the many challenges of running an effective team across multiple countries.

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