||July 2008 |
GABA would like to announce our groups on Facebook and Xing. GABA wants to provide its members an additional opportunity to network, therefore we encourage you to sign up for our GABA Facebook Group and GABA Xing Group.
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GABA NoCal: Managing Global Teams for Success
Tuesday, July 15th 2008, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, 2475 Hanover St, Palo Alto
This program co-sponsored by GABA in partnership with with CSPA, SiliconFrench and HispanicNet will provide insight into the techniques, tools and processes that US, European and Asian companies and managers have used to successfully manage global teams for success. For more information please visit GABA's website.
GABA Bay Area Stammtisch
Wednesday, July 16th, 2008, 7:00-10:00pm
Gordon Biersch, 640 Emerson St, Palo Alto
No RSVP needed; free to attend.
GABA SoCal: Executive Coaching: Keys to Improved Results in a Global Business Environment
Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
For more information please visit GABA's website.
Wine Tasting and Tour at Paul Hobbs Winery - Members-Only Event!
NEW DATE! Saturday, August 9th, 2008, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Paul Hobbs Winery, 3355 Gravenstein Hwy. N.(Hwy. 116), Sebastopol
Famous winemaker, wine critic, and GABA Member Paul Hobbs is hosting GABA for a second time to visit his beautiful vineyard. For more information please visit GABA's website.
SVASE: Business Models that Work for Web 2.0 Based Startups
Thursday, July 10th 2008, 6:00-9:00 pm
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR Campus), 950 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto
Business Models that Work for Web 2.0 Based Startups. For further in information please visit SVASE's website.
Intersolar North America
From Monday, July 14th 2008 to Thursday, July 17th 2008
Moscone Center, San Francisco
Intersolar North America, held in conjunction with SEMICON West,
will be the largest trade event in the United States serving the
complete solar energy supply chain. It will provide a unique insight
into what the American and international solar markets have to offer.
For further information please visit Intersolar's website.
|New and Renewing Members
- Monique Anderson
- Nina Bhaisa
- Wolfgang Hack
- Sven Hackmann
- Juergen Hund
- Dr. Christoph Kirchner
- Pascal Pinck
- Angela Schlafke
- Elena Smirnov-Otis
- Alyson Tufts
We are pleased to announce that Stefanie Bastian joined
GABA as Project Manager. Stefanie, a native German, relocated to Silicon
Valley last summer. She holds a masters degree in Strategic Communications from
the University of the Arts, Berlin. Stefanie's professional background centers
in the film and entertainment industry. She held various international
positions in film acquisition, festival organization and event management and
is fluent in five languages. In her spare time she loves to explore the
diversity of the Bay Area with her family.
In her new position at GABA she will focus on preparation and
organization of GABA events as well as member relations.
is another newcomer to the GABA team. She just arrived in the Bay Area with her
husband and one year old daughter. During the last seven years, Cornelia has
worked in corporate communications and project management for different
companies in Munich. She graduated in communication sciences at the
university of Leipzig and has completed master programs in European studies and
business administration. In her new position at GABA, Cornelia will focus
on marketing communications, administration and membership development, and she
will also be involved in strategic partnerships and events organization.
University of Karlsruhe (TH)
and Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe
are merging to form the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Please join us in celebrating and in creating a regional alumni club in the San Francisco Bay Area. Sign up here
GABA Premium member German Tobacco Group
markets the international cigarette brand 'S.A.L.E.', the world's first cigarette brand without additives plus
active carbon filter with a clear value proposition. Operating as a "virtual global network" the company is revolutionizing the way traditional tobacco companies have launched, communicated and operated brands in the past. GTG hopes to engage with GABA-Members on both sides of the Atlantic in the effort of globalizing 'S.A.L.E.' through strategic alliances and innovative techniques.
The info paper "Everything you always wanted to know about backup generators" is now available for download from www.electroworksonline.com
. This info paper is provided free of charge by Elektroworks
a German owned electrical contractor. Contact: Werner Glinka, ElectroWorks, email@example.com. JV-Global
is expanding its Internet lead generation programs, providing Fortune 500 and mid-market companies with fresh sales leads on a cost-per-lead basis. JVG effectively combines SEM (Search Engine Marketing) and SEO (Search Engine Optimization) with online banner and text campaigns on major consumer portals and special interest websites. For further information click here
Premium Corporate member Mindjet®
, with offices in Germany and the US, takes mind mapping to a whole new level with Mindjet Connect. See what visualization software is all about, and try it FREE
announces that William Poole, the former President of the
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, has accepted a position as the mutual
fund company's senior economic advisor. For more information, click here
GABA Corporate members Hightech Passport has openings for Project Manager / Coordinator positions (European languages preferred). For more information please visit GABA's website
| GABA Industry Groups
|GABA's Industry Groups (IG's) provide resources and networking opportunities specific to each industry:
GABA Automotive group's goal is to bring together innovators, strategists,
technologists, and entrepreneurs to create and embrace thought leadership and
progress in the global automotive industry. The auto industry is facing
competitive, regulatory, environmental and societal challenges. To maximize these opportunities and
overcome challenges, GABA's automotive group invites all individuals and
companies who are interested in actively creating a successful future for the
automotive industry. Visit our webpage for more information.
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
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 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 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 information.
Media & Entertainment IG
Activities 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 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 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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