Alumni Events Calendar

CAA Cleveland | Columbia Giving Day,The Greater Cleveland Food Bank

Cleveland, OH
On Giving Day, Columbians come together to change lives that change the world. Join Columbia Alumni Association of Cleveland to help sort and repack non-perishable food that has been recently donated. Details: Monday, October 22, 2018 from 6pm – 8pm Greater Cleveland Food Bank 15500 South Waterloo Rd Cleveland, OH 44110 216-738-7240 Please wear closed toe/closed heel shoes. REGISTRATION: Please register on the Food Bank website ( Select "Monday-Repacking" SPACE IS LIMITED – PLEASE REGISTER SOON Columbia Alumni Association of Cleveland Follow Us & Connect With Your Community On Facebook:

CAA Atlanta | Falcons vs Giants Game Watch Party

Atlanta, GA
Come join CCOA as we cheer on whoever our favorite Atlanta / New York team may be!

CAA Singapore | Panel Discussion: Innovation in Education

Please join Columbia and Harvard on October 23rd Tuesday evening in what promises to be a lively and interactive discourse on the current state of education and how educators are approaching the idea of teaching and learning with new ideas. We will discuss how fresh perspectives and innovative frameworks may spur better learning for all of us. We would love participation by those that teach and those that are taught Refreshments and light food provided. Venue: SP Jain School of Management. Tickets: $20 for HUAAS and CAA members $25 for non-members and guests For further questions please contact Rebecca ( and Wendy ( Panelists: Brian O’Dwyer (Columbia ’97) Brian founded CognaLearn to help people learn better and faster with patent-pending learning methods and technologies developed at Duke-NUS Medical School where he was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence. Brian also teaches aviation business using Team-Based Learning (TBL) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Asia. He also speaks at conferences regarding blended learning & education technology globally. Brian has a BS in Industrial Engineering from Columbia University and an MBA in Finance from Duke University. C J Meadows (Harvard, ’96) CJ is the director of i2i - The Innovation & Insights Center at S P Jain School of Global Management, a Forbes Top-20 International Business School, creating growth initiatives at the intersection of IT, business strategy, and design. She has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur, dot-com builder and innovation lab-co-founder. She is author of Fusion: How World-Class Innovators create the Unexpected. She holds a Doctorate in Business Administration & IT from Harvard Business School. Tang T. Heng (Columbia, ’15) Tang is an assistant professor at Nanyang Technological University, National Institute of Education. She is an educator and researcher with more than 15 years of experience in K –12 education in both developed and developing countries. Tang has worked with non-profit organizations such as the United Nations Development Program and the Rural China Education Foundation. She holds a Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Teaching from Teachers College, Columbia University. Wendy Goh (Columbia, ‘08) Wendy is founder of Bancroft Associates Pte Ltd, an educational consulting and training firm. As a trained teacher, she taught elementary grades students in Singapore and in New York City. She conducts critical thinking programs for teachers and executives. She advocates for the creation of meaningful contexts where people engage in constructive dialogue to discuss differences respectfully. She holds a Ph.D. in Cognitive Studies in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University.

CAA Philadelphia | Quartet Concert with Jonathan Biss

Philadelphia, PA
Tuesday, October 23, at 7:30 p.m. Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 Tickets are $30. Use the code "Columbia Deal" for a $6 discount at check out. The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society has graciously given CUCP alums and their guests a discount to the Brentano Quartet concert with Jonathan Biss at the Perelman Theater. Nina Lee, cellist, is a former pupil of Joel Krosnick (CC’ 63) and has taught at Columbia. Remember to use the code, "Columbia Deal," when purchasing tickets!

CAA NorCal | Giving Day

San Francisco, CA

CAA Columbia Fiction Foundry | October Workshop Session

New York, NY
Columbia Fiction Foundry’s workshop session.

CAA Philadelphia | Paul Sloate Lecture

Philadelphia, PA
Join us for a lecture with Paul Sloate, who will speak about the current economy under Donald Trump and its trajectory for years to come. This event is sponsored by the Wharton Alumni Club of Philadelphia.

CAA London | Urban Property Development and the Future Workplace

London, United Kingdom
OCTOBER 24, 2018 AT 6:30PM - 9:30PM WHERE Knotel 7 Soho Sq 5th floor London W1D 3QE United Kingdom Founded by Columbia alum Amol Sarva (CC'98), event sponsor Knotel and CUCL are pleased to invite you to learn about the future of the workplace. Considering the short and long term effects of Brexit, shifting expectations on the part of the work force and the growth of shared or public work spaces, what we consider to be the "workplace" has changed. After learning from top industry minds about how they expect how new work patterns will change talent, space, lifestyle and even our commutes, we will hear from GSAPP Professor Derrington (in town from New York) as she addresses urban property development. Our panel includes: Maurizio Mucciola, Columbia University GSAPP Alum, 2007 Architect and Director, Chris Namih, Head of Knotel London Dimitrios Vlachopoulos, Columbia University GSAPP Alum, 2006 Associate Partner, Strategic Consulting EMEA at Cushman Wakefield Keynote: Patrice Derrington, Holliday Professor of Real Estate, Professor, Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation (GSAPP) Schedule: 18:30 - Registration and drinks 19:00 - Panel, The Future of the Workplace 19:45 - Keynote, Urban Property Development: Form, Finance and the Future 20:15 - Networking, drinks and nibbles About our host Knotel: Knotel is transforming the office market with its Agile HQ™ Platform. Making long-term leases a thing of the past, Knotel designs, builds, and operates branded spaces for established and growing brands, so they can be free to grow their businesses at will and build what’s never been built. Named a Business Insider Top 50 Startup and New York's Hottest New Workspace Model, Knotel has over 75 locations across more than 1.5 million square feet in New York, San Francisco, London, and Berlin. Founded in 2016, Knotel has raised $100 million in funding. Knotel’s member network includes companies like Starbucks, Cheddar, and King. Visit or sign up for their newsletter here.

CAA Japan | General Assembly

Tokyo, Japan
Announcement of General assembly on Oct 24. / 10月24日 CUAAJ年次総会となります。 年次総会の後に、小泉進次郎議員、古川元久議員、角南篤氏 (アルファベット順)、モデレーター 坂野尚子氏によるパネルディスカッションも予定しています。会員の皆様、並びに入会希望の卒業生の皆様、多数お誘いあわせの上、ご参加いただけますようお待ちしております。 We have panel discussion after the general assembly with Member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Shinjiro Koizumi, Member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Motohisa Furukawa, and Executive Director, Sasakawa Peace Foundation, Dr. Atsushi Sunami, Former Vice President、moderated by CEO for NonStress Co.,Ltd., Ms.Naoko Banno. Please join! Please RSVP here Event Summary Oct 24 (Wednesday) 18:30-21:00 Venue: Kojunsha 6-8-7, Ginza , Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0061, Japan Annual meeting + Panel discussion (in Japanese language) RSVP required Fee: Advance payment 6,000 yen for paid due for 2018 members, 7,000yen for non-members Pay at the door: 8,000 yen Details to be below/詳細下記ご参照 Contact us on further