Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Upcoming Alumni Events

1. (Reminder: This event is TODAY.)

Educational webinar and moderated Q&A with:
• Carl Zeithaml, Dean
• Trey Maxham, Associate Dean for the B.S. in Commerce Program
• Mike Morris, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs
On Wednesday, Sept. 15, from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. EDT, Deans Zeithaml, Maxham, and Morris will discuss McIntire's plans and priorities for the current academic year. Please tune in and learn more about our current students, curricula, faculty, and undergraduate and graduate programs.
This dynamic virtual event is part of McIntire’s Virtual Learning Series, a program designed to provide lifelong learning opportunities to McIntire alumni across the globe. To participate in this month’s webinar and Q&A, register at After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. If you cannot join us for the presentation in real time, you may use the registration site to submit questions prior to the discussion. An archived transcript will be available online at after Sept. 15.


Ryan Nelson Visiting Richmond
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Kona Grill
11221 W Broad St
Glen Allen, VA 23060-5817
Ryan will give an update on the M.S. MIT program, CMIT, the 20 year anniversary of the program and his research


M.S. MIT Class of 2005 NoVA Five-Year Reunion
Thursday, September 30, 2010
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sushi Rock
1900 Clarendon Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201
Please join us in celebrating your five-year class reunion!
Please RSVP to Nicole Fitzwater at by September 23rd


Fall Forum
Friday, October 15, 2010
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Old Cabell Hall Auditorium
Charlottesville, VA
Topic: Distressed Debt Investing in Post-Crisis Corporate and Real Estate Markets
Keynote Address by Bruce Richards, Co-Founder and CEO, Marathon Asset Management LLC

Panels and presentations featuring:

Michael Alexander (McIntire '99), Marathon Asset Management LLC
David Chattleton (McIntire '00), Morgan Stanley
Allen de Olazarra (College ’80), America’s Capital Partners
Robert Harper (McIntire '00), The Blackstone Group
Carney Hawks (McIntire '96), Brigade Capital Management
David Hilty (McIntire '90), Houlihan, Lokey, Howard & Zukin Inc.
Jeff Johnson, Reunion Office LLC
Phil Schaeffer (McIntire '77), Katonah Scott's Cove Management LLC
John Shippee (McIntire '85), Intermarket Corporation
Robert White (McIntire '87), Real Capital Analytics

Invitation, speaker bios, and agenda to follow.


State of the Program Information Session at Bechtel and lunch with current M.S. MIT students
Saturday, October 23, 2010
11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Information Session on the State of the Program by Professor Barb Wixom
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Lunch with the 2011 M.S. MIT NoVA Students
Bechtel Conference Center
Reston, VA
Please RSVP to Nicole Fitzwater, by October 15h


M.S. MIT 2003 NoVA Class BBQ hosted by Charles Henry
Saturday, October 23, 2010
3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
at the home of Charles Henry
21819 Inglewood Ct.
Broadlands, Va. 20148
Please RSVP to Nicole Fitzwater, by October 15th


Executive Residency and Knowledge Continuum – Program 20 year anniversary celebration!
Rouss & Robertson Halls, Charlottesville, VA
Program Content: IT Strategy and Management, IT Architecture and Emerging Technologies, Project Management, Driving Results through Social Networks, Leadership, Business Intelligence
Program Fee: $2,000 for non-CMIT members, $1,000 for CMIT members
Program Credit: A non-credit course through U.Va’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies. Attendees will receive Continuing Educational Units and approximately 16 Professional Development Units.
We have hotel rooms reserved. Please email me to register!


CMIT Forum: “Social Media and the Facebook Effect” (Oct. 29)
This year’s CMIT Forum will be held on Oct. 29 in Old Cabell and Robertson Halls, and will feature David Kirkpatrick, author of The Facebook Effect, discussing the story behind the birth and evolution of Facebook, entrepreneurship in the 21st century, and the current and future impact of social media, and John Hagel, author of The Power of Pull. The forum will be followed by a networking, cocktails, and dinner event, open to all M.S. in MIT alumni.


M.S. MIT Class of 2005 Charlottesville Five-Year Reunion
Friday, October 29, 2010
7:00 pm Cocktails
7:30 pm Dinner
817 West Main St.
Please join us in celebrating your five-year class reunion!
Please RSVP to Nicole Fitzwater, by October 15th


McIntire Alumni Football Tailgate
Saturday, October 30, 2010
UVA vs Miami
Contact Nicole if interested - Go ‘Hoos!
We’ll be hosting an M.S. in MIT alumni tailgate event two hours before the U.Va.-Miami football game, followed by a group outing to the game. A $50 donation includes a U.Va. vs. Miami lower-level ticket and food and drink at the tailgate. The tailgate is kid-friendly, with fun activities, including a face painter, bounce box, and tailgate games.

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