Is 2011 An Inflection Point for the Future of Clean Energy?
Tuesday, Oct 04, 2011, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
950 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA
The Fukushima nuclear disaster and its aftermath have changed the perception of nuclear for a new generation. Germany will shut down all nuclear reactors by 2022 and Japan and other countries may follow. 2011 is shaping up as a key year for Clean Energy and the evening will focus on the burning question what are the business opportunities when energy policies change?
German Day 2011 at Concordia University
Wednesday, Oct 05, 2011, 10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Concordia University - Convocation Center
1530 Concordia West, Irvine, CA
Germany's economy is booming. German businesses are excelling throughout California, leading in design and product quality. What is their secret? The League of Faithful Masks, Concordia University, Irvine and the German American Business Association will explore this question and more in an exciting, day-long celebration of German entrepreneurship on October 5, 2011.
Bay Area Stammtisch East Bay
Wednesday, Oct 05, 2011, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Speisekammer, 2424 Lincoln Avenue
Join us for GABA's monthly casual get-together in the East Bay. free to attend. For directions, call (510) 522-1300.
Oktoberfest - Members Only! - Sold Out
Thursday, Oct 06, 2011, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Caroll, Burdick & McDonough LLP, 44 Montgomery, Suite 400, San Francisco
in partnership with The German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., the Goethe-Institut San Francisco, the Bavarian U.S. Offices for Economic Development and Carroll, Burdick & McDonough LLP, is celebrating our annual Oktoberfest Networking Reception!
Cyber-Security - The German and US Approach to a Common Challenge?
Tuesday, Oct 11, 2011, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
German Consulate General,
1960 Jackson Street
San Francisco, CA
Data integrity and security are challenges in cyberspace. Germany's Federal Ministry of the Interior recently introduced the Cyber Security Strategy for Germany. Cornelia Rogall-Grothe, Deputy Secretary, Federal Ministry of the Interior, and Chief Information Officer of the German Federal Government, will discuss the German approach.
GABA Stammtisch Los Angeles
Wednesday, Oct 12, 2011, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Join us for GABA's monthly casual get-together in the Los Angeles area.
GABA Stammtisch San Francisco
Wednesday, Oct 12, 2011, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Triptych bar/restaurant/art gallery
1155 Folsom Street
(between 7th and 8th)
San Francisco, CA
Please join us on every second Wednesday of the month for our San Francisco GABA Stammtisch, at 7 pm at the Triptych bar/restaurant/art gallery at 1155 Folsom Street (between 7th and 8th) in San Francisco. Street parking is available. The Civic Center BART Station is 3 blocks away.
Monday, Oct 17, 2011, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Duane Morris LLP,
One Market Plaza, Spear Tower,
San Francisco, CA
Cardiovascular disease is
consistently listed among the leading causes of death
worldwide. Obesity, diabetes, lipid disorders and smoking are
major risk factors for CVD, however, there is less consensus
about other factors. Our panel consisting of academic and
practicing cardiologists along with scientific experts from
the diagnostic and drug industry will share their view on
these and related topics and discuss the latest advances in
the development of novel and safer therapeutics for CVD.
Easy Access to Europe: Journey to Germany as an Example
Wednesday, Oct 19, 2011, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
277 South B Street,
San Mateo, CA
This seminar offers valuable insights into setting up a business overseas - taking Germany as a representative example. We will be focusing on the tax, law and financial implications of such a move.
Bay Area Stammtisch San Jose
Wednesday, Oct 19, 2011, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
255 N. First Street at Devin,
San Jose, CA
Join us for GABA's monthly casual get-together.
Oktoberfest at Alpine Village
Saturday, Oct 22, 2011, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Alpine Village - Torrance, CA
Details to be announced soon!
European Networking - East Bay
Thursday, Oct 27, 2011, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Black & Dean LLP, 1111 Broadway, 24th Floor,
GABA, the French American Chamber of Commerce (FACCSF) and the British American Business Council (BABC) in cooperation with many other European organizations want to invite you to one of their very successful European Networking events.
Come out and mingle with entrepreneurs, VC's and a range of professionals involved in cross-border business in a very relaxed and European atmosphere!
Women in Business - The Love-Hate Relationship of Financing Your Business
Tuesday, Nov 01, 2011, 6:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Little Fox, Theater "Club Fox",
2209 Broadway Street
Redwood City, CA
Learn about the creative ways women entrepreneurs can fund their start-up companies in these tough times, from the aspects of corporate, non-profit and independent women professionals in the Bay Area.
GABA's online event calendar for more information and to register!
Wednesday, Oct 12, 2011, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA
continues the tradition of one of Silicon Valley's most
celebrated diverse small business events, Festiv'ALL. Festiv'ALL
offers an excellent opportunity to meet, greet, and
network. The event will have numerous representations
from local business-serving agencies and associations, free
food samples from various multicultural restaurants, as well
as ongoing entertainment. And best of all, this event is for free of
charge GABA members! Register
What to do when an 800
Gorilla competes with YOUR startup?
Thursday, October 6, 2011,
6:00 PM -
Cooley LLP, 3175 Hanover
Street, Palo Alto, CA
You've probably all
heard that Facebook is coming out
with a photo sharing app that industry experts
are saying will cause the death of
just about every other awesome photo app that you
can think of. "How can these companies possibly compete?"
Entrepreneurs and investors, who have been there when
the Big Boys started to flex their muscles,
will help you find your answer to this potential show stopper.
Doing Business with Brazil, a workshop on
the economic outlook & case studies of U.S. companies
that are expanding to Brazil
Thursday, October 13, 2011, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Silicon Valley Bank, 3005 Tasman Drive
HC200, Santa Clara, CA
Join BayBrazil to discuss Brazil's
economic environment, the trends and opportunities in sectors
such as IT, energy and biotech, and the business case studies
of well-known Silicon Valley firms that have recently started
operations in Brazil. GABA members use discount code
Doing Business in Europe. Bavaria
- Your Key to Success
Tuesday, November 1st, 2011, 5.00 PM - 8.00 PM
Stanford University Faculty Club, 439
Lagunita Drive, Stanford, CA
Speakers from Bavarian U.S. Offices,
Robert Bosh, Häckl und Partner, German Silicon Valley Accellerator
Inc. will discusse topics such as Tax and
Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Germany, Mobile Security,
Business Location Bavaria, Enabling Technologies and
many more. Contact Samantha at email@example.com to register and
click here to
make a payment. Please RSVP by October 25, 2011.
Startup Conference Los Angeles
Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 9:30 AM
- 6:00 PM
Marina Del Rey, CA
Conference on Nov 15 in Los Angeles attracts 300+
entrepreneurs who discuss fundraising, how to launch their
startup, practice their elevator pitch, get covered by
TechCrunch and the press. Speakers include TechCrunch Disrupt
Finalists Rebecca Woodcock and Aviv Grill, gamification expert
Gabe Zichermann, LA angel investor Paige Craig and many more.
Join us for an epic 1-day event!
As a Non-Profit
organization GABA relies on the knowledge and
dedication of our volunteers. GABA NoCal is
currently look for new talents to join our wonderful volunteer
community. Particular position openings include Clean-Tech
Conference Coordinator and Associate
for our Newsletter team. For more information please contact us at
Equinix grows its data center in Frankfurt, Hessen
California-based Equinix will invest $70 million in the third phase of expansion of its data center in Frankfurt, Hessen. With this latest investment, they will improve their range of services and performance as the demand for data center and connection services continues to grow. Frankfurt is Europe's 2nd Largest Data Center Market. Expand your business to Hessen and let the
German State of Hessen U.S. Office for Economic Development support you with our cost-free location advisory services!
Noukas and Associates expands its services
Noukas and Associates announces its expansion of its International Security and Intelligence Consulting Services to Los Angeles, operated by Vice President and GABA member Frederick Koch. Koch states, "As former US Government Agents we offer our years of experience in the Public Sector to leverage our value to assist our Corporate Clients and Legal Counsel." Noukas and Associates also has offices in Houston and Moscow. Mr. Koch can be reached at
Launch of German Silicon Valley Accelerator
German Silicon Valley Accelerator launches with the mission to accelerate the growth of German IT and Communication startups and to develop them into internationally recognized and successful ventures by providing an understanding of the Silicon Valley startup culture and access to U.S. market and financing opportunities.
German Business course for Beginners
The Saturday School of
GISSV offers Business German at the beginner and intermediate level. We prepare students to pass the Prüfung Wirtschaftsdeutsch International (PWD) examination, a widely recognized exam that demonstrates proficiency in business German at an advanced level. We offer classes during the week, Saturdays and for companies. Contact:
Kiepenskasper - Halloween Special
October 29, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
GAIS Campus, 275 Elliot
Drive, Menlo Park, CA
German American School of Palo Alto invites you to
Kiepenkasper - Halloween Special , an afternoon for young and old packed with Halloween games and a puppet show. No reservation necessary. However, to help plan the event, please contact
firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Kiepenkasper" and indicate how many persons plan on attending.
IBIS Add-On Services for SAP Solution
Manager 7.1: Optimize your RBPD with RBE Plus?
The 7.1 release of Solution Manager introduces a strategic cooperation between SAP AG and
IBIS Prof. Thome AG to deliver an automated approach to Reverse Business Process Documentation (RBPD). Let us walk you through the first steps to leverage SAP Solution Manager to build the Business Blueprint structure to document the business scenarios, processes, master data and organizational structure supporting the business. Reserve your
webinar seat now. Space is limited. Or join our
Managing your SAP Projects 2011.
E&M Mayock welcomes new Sr. Associate
comprehensive visa solutions, proudly welcomes Sr. Associate
Attorney Barbara Lutes (J.D., University of Colorado School of
Law, 1994). Active in the American Immigration Lawyers
Association, Ms. Lutes is an expert on green cards via PERM
labor certifications. She replaces Mr. Sang Kim who will
be greatly missed.
German-American International School Fall Info Evening
GAIS on Thursday, October 27
from 6:30 to 8:30pm and learn about the school's fall program. The
evening will include a talk by Dr. Henriette W. Langdon,
Professor of Education at San Jose State University who will
speak on the topic of Bilingualism and Education.
Requirements for Medical Devices
Thursday-Friday, October 27-28
Hotel Valencia Santana
Row, San Jose, CA
The aim of the
Seminars is to
present European requirements related to clinical evaluation
for CE-mark and corresponding clinical investigations. On the
second symposium day the speakers will provide detailed
reflection on experiences applying IEC 62304 for medical
software including an outlook on a future revision in the standard.
16th Berlin and
Thursday, October 20 - Wednesday, October 26
The Castro Theatre, Principal
Venue, 429 Castro Street, San
Camera 12 Cinemas, Encore Day, 201 South Second
Street, San Jose
Now in its 16th year, Berlin
& Beyond has featured more than 500 films from German-speaking
countries in Europe and has become America's premier festival
of new cinema. Presented by Goethe-Institut in San Francisco
the festival provides the audience glimpse of present-day Germany. Look out for
our special program announcements