8th Annual McCombs Alumni Business Conference
Audience: All McCombs Alumni
Date: Friday, February 8, 2013 (All day)
San Jacinto Hall, Room 0207
"Innovation & Opportunity in a Challenging Economy"
The conference will feature the latest knowledge on today's most pressing business issues and will include presentations and facilitation by distinguished university and McCombs School professors.
Master of Ceremonies:
John Doggett, Senior Lecturer, Management Department
Rex Tillerson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Exxon Mobil Corporation
Topic: The Role of Energy Innovation and Investment in Driving the Economy
Michael Hasler, Lecturer and Program Director, Master of Science in Business Analytics
Topic: Big Data and Data Analytics: How Companies Use Data to Solve Business Problems
Laura Kilcrease, Entrepreneur in Residence, Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship
Topic: Angel Investing and All That Money Stuff
Chris Plonsky, The University of Texas' Women's Athletic Director
Topic: The Big Auxiliary – Funding a Modern Intercollegiate Athletics Program
Robert Prentice, Chair, Business, Government and Society Department
Topic: The Difficulty of Being Ethical in a Difficult Economy
Lewis Spellman, Professor, Finance Department
Topic: Trillion Dollar Platinum Coins, Currency Wars and Other "Modern" Ways to Produce Inflation
For more information on the speakers, schedule and accommodations, visit the Alumni Business Conference homepage.
Contact the Alumni Relations Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.