The award-winning CIRCLES program returns the Pacific Northwest. Join Seattle University and Marquette for an evening of knowledge-sharing and networking as you participate in interactive roundtable discussions with industry experts and academic leaders who embody the Jesuit values we share. CIRCLES connects professionals based on industry and business interests. Through this CIRCLES event, you will have the opportunity to:
Wednesday, May 22, 20135:30 p.m. — REGISTRATION6:15 p.m. — WELCOME AND ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS7:15 p.m. — NETWORKThe Washington Athletic Club1325 Sixth AvenueSeattle206.622.7900$20 per personIncludes attendee directory, hors d’oeuvres and cash barRegister Now!
When you register, you will be asked to choose your round table preferences. What 21st-century Leaders Can Learn From 16th-century JesuitsRev. Mike Bayard, S.J., MU Arts ’87, SU Arts ’05, Director of Campus Ministry, Seattle UniversityGordon 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.
Cheers to Sipping Local: World-class Wines of the Pacific NorthwestPat Dineen, MU Bus Ad ’62, Owner, Dineen VineyardsEvan Roberts, MU Comm ’92, Owner, Crowley Wines LLCThe 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 EnvironmentLisa Downey, SU Arts ’79, Sales Excellence Program Manager – Windows Intune, MicrosoftPaul Bourgeau, Worldwide Technical Solution Professional – Windows Intune Incubation Team, MicrosoftMobile 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 NorthwestMarilyn 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 RiseMatt Grimm, MU Bus Ad ’07, Analyst, Cascade InvestmentDavid Krause, Ph.D., Director, Marquette University’s Applied Investment Management ProgramWill 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. The Power of Principled Leadership and Civic EngagementDiane 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 787Deborah Limb, SU Sci Eng ’88, Director of Structures Engineering, The Boeing CompanyDeborah 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 and cultures. A Social Innovation Partnership: Why The New York Times, the Gates Foundation and Top-tier Schools Are Looking to Marquette’s Emerging National LeadershipLori Bergen, Ph.D., Dean, Marquette University’s J. William and Mary Diederich College of CommunicationJeff Snell, Ph.D., MU Grad ’96, Special Adviser to the President, Marquette UniversitySocial 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. Register Now!
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