Wednesday, April 26, 2017 MIT Club of New York Members Meeting
The Annual Members’ Meeting of the MIT Club of New York will be held at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at the Knoll Showroom, 1330 Sixth Avenue, New York between 53rd and 54th Streets.
Come join us and your fellow Club members to see old friends and make new ones, as well as vote for the fiscal year 2018 Club leadership. Food and wine will be served.
Not a Club member? Join here and then register for the event.
Club Members Only
Registration closes Monday April 24 at midnight.
Thursday, April 27, 2017 Afternoon with the Air Force: Special Ops
Gen. Webb in the White House situation room on May 1, 2011 to monitor progress of Operation Neptune Spear.
In an intimate discussion setting, Lieutenant General Marshall B. “Brad” Webb will describe the challenges of coordinating the special operations activities of the United States Air Force with the other U.S. services, and with U.S. allies.
Lt. Gen. Webb is the Commander, Air Force Special Operations Command, the Air Force component of U.S. Special Operations Command, which provides Air Force special operations forces for worldwide deployment and assignment to unified combatant commanders. The command has approximately 19,500 active-duty, Reserve, Air National Guard and civilian professionals.
Club Members: $20 | Club members may register one guest at $20 MIT Alumni: $25 | Alumni may register one guest at $25
Registration closes April 25 at midnight.
Wednesday, May 03, 2017 MIT Club of New York Mentors
The MIT Club of New York’s mission is to serve the MIT alumni community in the New York metropolitan area and strengthen alumni ties to MIT and to one another. We’ve heard from you and your desire to purposefully and professionally connect with one another, so this year the Club of New York is launching MIT Club of New York Mentors. MIT Club of New York Mentors is a great opportunity for you to meet fellow alumni, share your experiences, and expand your professional network.
How does MIT Club of New York Mentors work?
A mixer on Wednesday, May 3, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (details to come) will allow alumni the opportunity to meet others who share similar interests. Following the mixer, a formal pairing process will take place, led by the MIT Club of New York. Mentors and mentees will schedule regular meetings to discuss topics of interest. Meetings might include getting together for coffee, attending social events, and participating in professionally related activities.
If you’re interested in taking part in the program as mentor or mentee, please click the registration button below.
Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Holland & Knight
Saturday, May 06, 2017 Shady Ladies: An Exclusive Tour at the Met
The MIT Club of New York is proud to present an exclusive tour at the Metropolitan Museum of Art entitled, “Focusing on the Racier Side of Art History.” The tour will be led by Andrew Lear, a leading scholar on the history of sexuality and a master guide. With a B.A. from Harvard and a Ph.D. from UCLA, Professor Lear is one of the foremost experts on the erotic in Greek and Roman art.
This event is for Club Members only.
Club Members: $50 | Club Members can register one guest at $50.
Club Members who are seniors (age 60 and up): $44
Registration closes May 2 at midnight.
Note: Pricing is fixed by the museum regardless of museum membership status.
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 Innovation + Technology: A Talk by Marcel Botha, SMArchS ’06
Marcel Botha SMArchS '06 will speak to local alumni about the work of his company, 10xBeta, a product management and specialty engineering firm with expertise in consumer, industrial, and medical products. By leveraging a global network of designers, engineers and manufacturers, 10XBeta has been involved in a wide range of venture-backed and self-funded products. 10xBeta has developed hundreds of consumer products and has helped launch over 17 companies.
10XBeta follows a modified product management process that combines design simplicity and knowledge of commercialization processes that is uniquely applicable to situations in which innovation, speed-to-market, and project economics are critical. Marcel Botha leads product engagement and draws on the extensive expertise of his network to design, engineer, and manufacture products.
Recent projects include: FOOTPRINTLESS, a sneaker prototype created from CO2 recovered from energy production, BEATBOT, a programmable self-driving robot designed to motivate athletes, and JEFFSOLVES MEDTECH, an immersive medical innovation program developed in collaboration with Thomas Jefferson University.
Club Patrons: Free
Club Members: $10 | Members can register up to three guests at $15 each
MIT Alumni: $15
Registration closes June 4 at midnight.
Saturday, June 10, 2017 Yankees Game & Alumni Social
Photo courtesy Dom Ricci
The MIT Club of New York invites alumni, family, and friends to an outing to Yankee Stadium for Saturday night baseball to see the Yankees take on the Baltimore Orioles, including a pre-game social with hot dogs, hamburgers, beer, and soda on one of the Stadium’s party decks.
MIT Alumni: $78 | Alumni can register guests at $78.
Registration closes May 10 at midnight.
Inaugural MIT NYC Startup Studio
The Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce the inaugural NYC Startup Studio program, expanding the popular MIT delta v summer accelerator experience* to New York City this summer (June–August 2017)!
The MIT NYC Startup Studio will provide a rigorous three-month educational and mentorship-based experience for MIT startup teams that would benefit from being centered in the Big Apple. For its inaugural class, the NYC Startup Studio is accepting applications for teams focused in fintech, media, real estate, and creative arts, or other active industries in NYC. Note: the program is open to current MIT students only.
If you are an MIT alum interested in getting involved with the Studio as a mentor, speaker, sponsor or general supporter, please contact Executive Director Alessandra Henderson (MBA '16) at email@example.com. With your help, we're excited to build a robust MIT entrepreneurship ecosystem here in New York City!
*There are a few key differences between MIT NYC Startup Studio and MIT delta v. Please visit the website for complete details.
Winona LaDuke, Community Fellow ’83: Standing Rock & the Seventh Generation: An Economics for Us All
Tues, April 25, 2017
The Gallatin School of Individualized Study and the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University will co-present one of the most important activist intellectuals of our time, Winona LaDuke, on Tuesday, April 25, at 6:30 p.m. at NYU Law School’s Vanderbilt Hall (Tishman Auditorium), 40 Washington Square South, New York, N.Y. Winona LaDuke's message will speak to this moment in history and the ongoing efforts to further social, cultural, and environmental justice. She will address the interrelated issues of energy, food sovereignty, Native Rights, and an economics for the 99%. Learn more and register for the event.