The Sustainability panel, moderated by Steve Westly, on October 29th
was the first event we organized jointly with Churchill Club. The
audience of 150 and their enthusiasm suggests we should continue that
way. For event pictures click here.
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The Future of Home Entertainment
November 5, 2009, 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Orrick, 1100 Marsh Road, Mesa Verde Cafe, Menlo Park
Join executives from the technology
community in Silicon Valley as well as the premium content community in
Hollywood to learn more about the future of entertainment technology in
our homes and pick up some tips for what to buy for the Holidays!
Cleantech Financing for the Future
November 10, 2009, 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
K&L Gates, 4 Embarcadero Center, 12th Floor, San Francisco
GABA's cleantech financing panel
discussion will offer insights into the changed landscape of cleantech
funding opportunities ranging from government funding to banks and
GABA Munich Stammtisch
November 17, 2009, 06:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Augustiner am Dom, Frauenplatz 8, 2. Stock, 80331 München
Monthly meeting with special guest.
Bay Area Stammtisch Palo Alto
November 18, 2009, 07:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gordon Biersch Restaurant, 640 Emerson Street, Palo Alto
Join us for GABA's monthly casual
Social Financing - Using the Web to Mine
Money for Your Venture
November 19, 2009, 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Sun Microsystems, 18 Network Circle, Building 12, Menlo Park
A panel of financing experts will discuss
a new and emerging way of raising funds. How can you turn your social
networks into financing engines for your enterprise?
GABA's online event calendar for
more information and to register!
SIPACON 2009: Silicon Valley 2010 And Beyond
November 7, 2009, 09:00 am - 04:30 pm
HP Palo Alto Campus, 3000 Hanover St., Palo Alto
The Silicon Valley Indian Professionals
Association features a keynote by Tom Campbell, budget director for
Schwarzenegger and governor candidate, and panels on "Enterprise
Applications in the Web 2.0 world" and "Clean Energy -
Trends and Prospects". Fee for the whole day conference: $89, GABA
members receive a $20 discount using promotion code CORP when
registering online at www.sipa.org.
Sustainable Energy Technology in Germany and
November 09, 2009, 08:00 am - 02:00 pm
Andaz West Hollywood, Panorama Room, 8401 Sunset Boulevard, West
This symposium will provide a forum for
U.S. and German companies, developers, architects, engineers and
designers to share expertise and discuss experiences with their
La Soiree, 28th Beaujolais and Beyond
November 21, 2009, 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Embarcadero Center, San Francisco
Celebrate the launch of the First French
wine of the year at the annual fundraising event with gourmet food,
silent auction and dance with DJ Melvin J., organized by the
French-American Chamber of Commerce. This is a time to celebrate the
harvest in a grand atmosphere of Gourmet Food and French Wine tasting.
Tickets before Nov. 7th: $60, after $70.
TV Oktoberfest Featured Traditional Bavarian Dances
Schuhplattler and Waltz
were just two of
the many dances performed by the Golden Gate Bavarian Club during our
Oktoberfest at Gordon Biersch in Palo Alto on October 18th. The
audience joined in the dancing, Bierstein Holding
and Yodeling contests. The income from this fundraiser will help
launch GABA TV, a weekly
program to air on KMTP, Channel 32, starting November 14th. Click here for
pictures from the party.
at German-Australian Oktoberfest in Hollywood / Steve Cooke HMMA Nominee
A happy crowd of over
250 people gathered
on October 7th at the Standard Hotel on Sunset Blvd in Hollywood for an
Oktoberfest celebration with an Australian twist. The guests enjoyed
rocky songs by British/Australian artist Steve Cooke as well as German
Bratwurst and Australian Pavalova desert.
Long time GABA supporter Steve
Cooke has received a nomination for his song "Working for the USA" for the Hollywood Music in the Media Awards (HMMA). The Awards will be presented November 19th in the famous Kodak Theater in Hollywood. For tickets, please go to www.hmmawards.com. Steve is currently bringing down the house at legendary venues like the Viper Room, the House of Blues, Key Club and others. More info under www.reverbnation.com/stevecooke.
Brenner Group Seminar: "Legal and Strategic Options for Distressed
on November 4th focuses on the challenges executives and investors
of financially distressed technology companies are facing in a
restricted funding environment. The Brenner Group is a leading
provider of Interim Finance Management and Financial Advisory.
Group And Stanford University Drive Automotive Innovation Together
On October 23, Volkswagen Group of America Inc. (VWGoA)
and Stanford University's School of Engineering unveiled the Volkswagen Automotive Innovation Laboratorz
(VAIL). Volkswagen Group donated $5.75
building construction and to fund research and teaching.
German-American PR Agency Launches New Program
True Virtual Communications (TVC),
a German-American PR and marketing agency specializing in strategic
planning for companies wanting to enter the American market, announces
its Assess and Launch program to help companies introduce new
products into the U.S. Contact: Astrid Senior, 408-776-1279 or [email protected].
to Own Commercial Investment Real Estate in the U.S.
Gateway Assets provides group
sponsorship of Commercial Real Estate Investments. Through fractional
ownership we offer the wealth building benefits to investors and help
them successfully navigate the political, currency, and tax challenges
associated with acquiring commercial real estate. For more information
from Gateway Assets, please contact [email protected].
Relations Expert Advice
Johan Klehs & Company, Inc.
is a government relations firm serving private sector, public, and
organizational clients. As a former member of the California State
Assembly and Board of Equalization, Johan Klehs is known an expert in
budget, fiscal, taxation, and business issues in California. He can be
reached at 916.551.1881.
Law With New Office in San Francisco
Younossi Law is pleased to announce our move to 601 Gateway Boulevard,
Suite 210, South San Francisco, California 94080. We are a full-service
law firm providing immigration services and strategies to businesses,
families and individuals. We speak German and offer GABA members
discounted rates. Please visit our website.
International School of Silicon Valley Open House
November 10, 2009,
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm - GISSV Berkeley Campus in Berkeley
November 14, 2009, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm - GISSV Mountain View Campus in Mountain
The GISSV cordially invites you
to visit its two campus sites and to learn about the dual
immersion program (German and English).
- St. Martin's Parade in Mountain View on Friday, November 6th at 6:00 pm
The German International School of Silicon Valley invites friends and family to join a wonderful evening with lanterns,
candles, lights, a performance, great food, German Weckmann-bread, and a one of a kind community experience. Starting point for the parade: on the parking lot just south of the Clocktower Coffee on 425 N Whisman Road.
The Wall Project Event in Los Angeles on
November 8th at 2:00 pm
The Wende Museum stops traffic on one of
the most frequented thoroughfares with a stylized wall across Wilshire
Boulevard starting at 2:00 pm to commemorate and reflect history. At
3:45 pm, dignitaries destroy a segment in an re-enactment of the fall
of the Berlin Wall followed by life music.