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||GABA Events in November|
|GABA NoCal: Personalized Medicine, Companion Diagnostics,
Thursday, November 8th, 2007, 6pm -
Therevance, 901 Gateway Blvd., South San Francisco, CA
We have invited speakers from pharmaceutical as well as
molecular diagnostic companies to provide you with expert insight
into the area of personalized medicine and biomarkers for companion
diagnostics. For more information, please visit GABA's website.
GABA SoCal: Social
Networking & Web 2.0
Thursday, November 8th, 7:00pm -
University of California, Irvine (UCI) -
University Club, 801 East Peltason Drive, Irvine, CA
The German American Business Association invites
you to attend a panel discussion at the University of California -
Irvine. For more information, please visit GABA's website.
GABA's Women in Business
Industry Group "How Professional Women Thrive"
November 15th, 2007, 5pm - 8pm
Translations, 460 Seaport Court, Suite 101, Redwood City, CA
Join fellow GABA women for the first of a series of
casual wine and cheese mixers for, to discuss specific issues that
we face as working women. For more information, please visit GABA's website.
Thursday, November 15th 2007,
Luisenstrasse 19, Berlin
Free to attend; for more information
and to RSVP, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, November 16th, 2007, 7:00pm -
Hamburg Business Club,
Dorint Hotel, Alter Wall 40,20457 Hamburg
Free to attend;
for more information and to RSVP, please contact Holger
GABA Bay Area Stammtisch
November 21th, 2007, 7:00-10:00pm
Gordon Biersch, 640 Emerson St, Palo
Social gathering of the GABA community in the Bay
Area. No RSVP needed; free to attend.
GABA NoCal: Business Finance Climate 2008
December 4th, 2007, 6pm - 9pm
German Consulate General,
1960 Jackson Street(at Gough), San Francisco, 94109
and the German Consulate present this opportunity to meet leading
international venture capital and private equity fund managers from
Europe, Germany and the U.S. who will share their views of next
year's overall financial climate and funding for international
technology companies. Due to limited space, pre-registration will be
open only for GABA members and their guests until November
27th. For more information and registration, please visit GABA's website.
GABA's website for more information about our events! »
|SIPA Annual Event 2007 - Life 2.0: Professional Life
Saturday, November 3th, 2007, 8:00 am - 4:00
2700 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA
Silicon Valley Indian Professional Association (SIPA)
cordially invites members of its alliance partners for this year's
annual SIPACON, Annual Conference 2007. SIPA is extending its member
price to all its alliance partner members as well. Please register here and use "SIPAPRTNR" code
while registering. For more information please visit www.sipa.org
FountainBlue's When She Speaks, Women in Leadership Series
on the topic of Female Intrapreneurs
Thursday, November 8th
from 5:30p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
EMC Corporation, 2831 Mission
College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95054
members and partners may pre-register by noon November 7 for the
discounted partner rate of $20 by visiting this link. Our esteemed panel will share their
success stories, talk about the advantages of being entrepreneurial
within a corporation, and provide advice on addressing obstacles and
fostering the intrapreneurial spirit throughout the
FACC "La Soiree"
Saturday, November 17th, 2007,
5:30pm - 9:30pm
The Hyatt Regency, 5 Embarcadero Center,
Come and celebrate with us the launch of the
First French wine of the year at the annual fundraising event
organized by the French-American Chamber of Commerce, San Francisco.
For more information, please visit www.faccsf.com.
|GABA launches a Women in Business Industry Group with
the first of an event series taking place on November 15th,
for members and their guests to further discussion between women
working in any industry or business, to build a community for
professional development, and to provide support and solutions. For
more information, please visit GABA's website.|
|St. Martin's Parade 2007 at the German-American
Friday, November 9th, 2007
The German-American International School and the
German-American Saturday School are co-hosting the Lantern Parade
and invite you to celebrate St. Martin in the old European
tradition. We start with a shadow theatre performance about the
legend of St. Martin, then everybody will join in a walk around the
neighborhood holding their candle-lit lanterns and singing songs.
Warm apple cider and Weckmaenner/Martinsmaenner await us at the
School after the parade.
International School, 275 Elliott Drive, Menlo Park, CA
St. Martin's Parade 2007 at the German
International School of Silicon Valley (GISSV)
November 9th, 2007 6pm
Bring your lantern and join us in
lighting up the night. We will sing some songs together and watch a
performance by our Kindergarten students. After our walk around the
neighborhood you can enjoy traditional German Weckmann-bread, German
sausages, and more.
School of Silicon Valley, 310 Easy Street, Mountain View, CA
94043, phone 650 254 0748
The German International School of Silicon Valley
(GISSV) invites you to join us for our 2nd GISSV Holiday
Saturday, December 1st, 2007 2pm - 6pm
Weihnachtsmarkt is a traditional German holiday market full of
wonderful sights, sounds and smells. Children's activities and a
visit from the Weihnachtsmann make this a perfect holiday treat. Hot
sausages and cider are available as well as coffee and
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Mindjet announces MindManager ® Value Bundles for optimizing
success and productivity with limited-time, specially-priced bundles
(in increments of 1, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100) of new or upgrade licenses
of MindManager Pro 7 software, e-books and web training, maintenance
& support, and the Project Management Jetpack; email@example.com.
APEC is organzing the 2nd International Career Fair, on February 29th and
March 1st, 2008 in San Francisco. The fair will bring together
graduate students from the top engineering, scientific and business
universities, as well as seasoned professionals with industry
experience, with leading companies from Europe and the US looking
for highly qualified candidates for positions around the world. With
company presentations and exhibits, keynotes and workshops relative
to international careers, and one-on-one interviews, the
International Career Fair is a major event for anyone interested in
working in an international environment.
Precision Translations is looking for experienced
translators to join our external language vendor team. This
includes translators, editors, interpreters, voice-over-talents, as
well as graphic design specialists. For more information please go
to GABA's website.|
The German International School of Silicon Valley (GISSV) is
looking for a full-time School Maintenance Worker - starting
as soon as possible. The Maintenance Person will provide students
with a safe, healthy environment in which to learn, play &
develop. For more information please go to www.gissv.org, contact
us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call
Anchor Audio, the world's leader in portable
public address systems, seeks an International Sales Associate. This
entry level position will respond to the needs of the current
European customers as well as identifying and signing up additional
distributors. The position will be based at Anchor's U.S.
headquarters in Torrance, California, with travel to Europe
approximately every other month. For more information please go to
||GABA Industry Groups|
GABA's industry groups (IG's) provide resources and
networking opportunities specific to each industry:
Clean Tech IG
California and Germany stand out as well
established clean tech leaders and attractive target markets. The
Industry Group's aim is to enable the exchange of ideas &
contacts, provide a platform for the discussion of relevant industry
trends and foster transatlantic business and relationships between
German and US corporations in order to add value to all
participating partners. Visit our
webpage for more information.
Entrepreneurs & Venture Capital IG
is dedicated to the facilitation of technology, business and social
innovation via entrepreneurial ventures and the appropriate
incubation and capital funding catalysts. We aim to educate and
bring together members of the business, finance, legal, academia,
technology lab, not-for-profit and government realms on both sides
of the Atlantic as regards new venturing opportunities, issues,
trends and developments. Visit our
webpage for more information.
Human Resources IG
The group's objective is to
enable companies and individuals alike to stay abreast of current
employment trends, compensation issues, corporate governance, legal
developments, immigration/visa trends and "best practices". For more
detailed information, please go to our
Life Sciences IG
Dedicated to enabling and
fostering alliance networks between German and US life science
companies. IG Life Sciences features an event series "Learn and
Delight" in California Bay Area to facilitate the networking in the
life science community. A panel discussion with industry experts
highlights significant life sciences topics and is accompanied by a
Gourmet tasting. Visit our
webpage for more information.
Media & Entertainment IG
Activities and events
supporting the Californian and German media and entertainment
industries.To find our more, please visit our
Semiconductor - IT IG
Germany and the US are two of
the leading manufacturers and consumers of semiconductors, with
exciting opportunities for business development and exchange of
knowledge, to build on existing relationships and shape new ones.
webpage for more information.
Dedicated to facilitating
business, trade, and exchange between Californian and German
companies in the areas of fixed and mobile communication and digital
media, educating members of the business community on both sides of
the Atlantic in telecom and communication-related topics, and
deepening the understanding among them about the state and
development of the markets in Europe and the U.S. More information
coming soon to our
GABA's industry groups... »