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||GABA Events in December
GABA NoCal: Business Finance Climate 2008
- SOLD OUT!
Tuesday, December 04th, 6:00pm -
German Consulate General, 1960 Jackson
Street(at Gough), San Francisco, 94109
GABA-CA 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. For more
information, please visit
GABA Bay Area Stammtisch
Wednesday, December 12th, 2007,
Restaurant, 255 N. First Street at Devin, San
Social gathering of the GABA community in the
Bay Area. No RSVP needed; free to attend.
Thursday, December 13th 2007,
Independent Film Lounge, Brunnenstrasse 156,
HH, 4.OG, 10115 Berlin
GABA invites you to join this round table
with guest speaker Tony Seba. Tony,
an educator, entrepreneur, author, speaker,
consultant, and mentor capitalist,
is going to present his newest book "Winners
Take All - The 9 Fundamental Rules
of High Tech Strategy".
To attend please
here by December 7th.
For more information please visit
GABA NoCal: International Holiday
Thursday, December 13th, 6:30pm -
Fenwick & West, 801 California Street,
Mountain View, CA, 94041
GABA is hosting this Holiday Mixer along with
Network of Indian Professionals of North
America (NetIP) ,
Chinese Software Professionals Association
(CSPA) , SIPA (Silicon Valley Indian
Hispanic-Net and Silicon French to celebrate
the holidays and provide Christmas toys for
through the Toys for Tots program!
GABA SoCal: Christmas Party "Classic
Thursday, December 13th, 7:00pm -
Mercedes Benz Classic Center, 9 Whatney,
Irvine, CA 92618
GABA's Southern California Chapter invites
you to celebrate a successful 2007 at our
Christmas where we
will have a live band play instrumental Surf
Rock and Roll, a sound that originated here in
Southern California and the OC in the 1960's
and has become famous all over the world.
For more information, please visit
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Open House @ German International School
of Silicon Valley
The German International School of Silicon
Valle cordially invites you to visit our
two campus sites during our Open Houses and
to learn about the bilingual program of the
December 6, 2007, 7pm - East Bay Campus in
January 12, 2008, 10am-1pm - Campus in
For more information please visit www.gissv.org or
call our office 650 254 0748.
German International School of Silicon
Valley, 310 Easy Street, Mountain View, CA
94043, phone (650) 254 0748, fax (650) 254 0749
Holiday Fair at the German-American
You are invited to the Annual Holiday
Festival on Saturday, December 15th, 2007
from 2 - 5 pm. Students will perform a
holiday concert, there is a holiday boutique
with international arts and crafts and an
arts and crafts corner for the children.
Santa will come for a visit as well and
catering will provide food for purchase.
Admission is free. See you there!
GABA recently joined the Climate Savers
Computing Initiative, a nonprofit group of
consumers, businesses and conservation
organizations dedicated to reducing the energy
consumption of computers. The Initiative's
goal is to reduce computer power consumption by
50 percent by 2010 by producing and
purchasing power-efficient computers and
use of power management. For more information
about the Initiative and to pledge your support,
Belika has a new website: www.belika.net.
Considering San Francisco's ban on plastic
bags our unique and stylish all-purpose totes
make an ideal
gift for everybody on your list. Order
between December 10th and 15th to receive
gift wrapping or visit us at the BABIB
Showcase on December 5th at La Vita e'Bella,
Ste 102, San Francisco from 5:00 to 9:00PM.
Peritus Precision Translations' Crew speaks
at national ATA Conference about Using ISO
9001:2000 as a Foundation for Growth. Dagmar
Dolatschko, Peritus' founder, and Simone
Fresinger, Quality Manager, held a workshop
on "ISO -- and Why it Matters." Being a small
company, didn't hinder Peritus from pursuing
ISO certification. The continuous improvement
required for the yearly audit has brought
Peritus to the next level. For more
information please visit:
Basic Corporate Member a.g.Cube, your
mailbox around the world, offers a special
deal for GABA members.
From anywhere in the world, you can check
your postal mailbox online. All GABA members
can try it now for
free and will get a free credit of $20 until
Check us online at www.agcube.com.
To register for your FREE TRIAL with a free
credit of $20, go to:
and enter the promotion code GABA2007.
a.g.Cube LLC, 211 East Ocean Blvd Ste 246.
Long Beach, CA 90802 phone: +1-562-219-2072
Sterntaler Bakery and Peet's Coffee
blend German and American Traditions for the
Sterntaler Bakery is proud to announce that
its Stollen is available through Peet's Coffee.
It is offered through their online store and
in select Coffee Shops across the Bay Area.
New grocery retailers offering the Stollen
include Mollie Stone's and Draeger's, and even
in Seattle at Metropolitan Market. Go to Sterntaler Bakery's
and corporate gifts.
Fish & Richardson, the largest
intellectual property law firm in the world,
opened an office in
Munich, Germany on October 1, 2007. The new
office is led by Frank Peterreins and
Alexander Harguth. From its Munich office,
Fish offers its clients worldwide intellectual
property strategy and advice, as well as
representation in multi-national litigation.
For more information, please visit www.fr.com.
German-founded Patron Corporate Member Mindjet
announces a Productivity Self-Assessment
Tool that's free to access online, where you
can find out exactly how much time you could
by using MindManager Pro 7® to its
highest potential. Use your time more wisely,
tasks faster than ever, and generate more
The Orchard Garden Hotel, San
Francisco's "greenest" hotel,
offers this special holiday package:
Enjoy one of San Francisco's newest
restaurants-Roots-with our special dining and
Visitors will enjoy dinner for two in Roots
Restaurant, along with overnight accommodations
in a luxurious guest room. This package is
$269 per night, based on double occupancy,
with a two night minimum. For reservations or
information, please visit
www.theorchardhotels.com or call
Edith Schneider Jewelry & Accessories @
Allied Arts Guild, 75 Arbor Rd in Menlo Park
is now open 7 days / week from 10am till 5pm
until the Holidays. Please stop by to find
unique gifts, handmade one-of-a-kind jewelry
that is made right there in my studio. Repair
and custom work is also possible.
Dillen Communications LLC is pleased
to offer GABA members in Northern and
Southern California a free consultation on
your firm's strategic communications and
press relations. Begin 2008 with a clear
plan for positioning your firm in U.S. and
European markets! For further details, see www.dillencommunications.com
Premium Member YES Partners, an
International Executive Search firm, is
retained by a client for the following position:
VP of System Engineering for a
Startup located in the San Francisco Bay
Area, specializing in clean energy solutions.
go to GABA's website.
Corporate Member HighTech Passport, Ltd,
Internationalization and Localization
Services, in San Jose, CA, has an opening for
a Localization Project Coordinator.
go to GABA's website.
Corporate Member German-American
International School, located in Menlo Park,
California, just 25 miles south of San
Francisco, is looking for qualified teachers:
German Gymnasium (Middle School) German,
History and Geography, English Elementary
Class Teacher - Part Time Position and German
Elementary Level Class Teacher.
go to GABA's website.
||GABA Industry Groups
GABA's industry groups (IG's) provide
resources and networking opportunities specific
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
Entrepreneurs & Venture Capital
This group 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
Human Resources IG
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 webpage.
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
Media & Entertainment IG
and events supporting the Californian and German
media and entertainment industries.To find our
more, please visit our webpage
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. Visit our webpage for more
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 webpage.
Women in Business IG
Join fellow GABA women and their friends for
this series of events to discuss specific
issues that we face as international working
women in the Bay Area (in business or any
industry), and for a venue to network and
support each other in our respective business
situations. For more information and to join
the GABA_WIB listserv, please visit our webpage.
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