Virtual Events Open to Everyone


We understand these times might not work for all of our members but stay tuned as we have more networking activities scheduled in the coming months.

 

Virtual Happy Hour
TOPIC: Value-Based Leadership

 

Settle down in a comfortable spot, pour your favorite beverage and join us as Pete Dansky, CEO of Agena Bioscience, leads and facilities a “Happy Hour” discussion around Value-Based Leadership.

**We will ship each attendee a bottle of EnRoute Pinot Noir prior to the event so everyone can enjoy it together during the virtual Happy Hour.

Peter will share how he has created the company’s values system, and the various practical ways by which they integrate this into their operating mechanisms. The goal is to have an open, online dialogue around this topic with no more than ten executives participating, so register now. This virtual event will use MicroSoft Teams.

DATE:             August 13, 2020, 4:00-5:00 PM Pacific Time

DEADLINE:   All registrations must be received by August 7 to allow for shipping the wine. This is a
                       first-come, first-served event and our capacity is 10 executives.

REGISTER:   Click HERE to register

Virtual Whiskey Tasting Event with Mark Fischer-Colbrie of Strateos

Conversation and whiskey! This is a whiskey tasting event hosted by Strateos CEO Mark Fisher Colbrie.  A sample of two whiskeys will be sent to you prior to the event so everyone can learn together about the samples from the expert and enjoy the tasting while sharing some casual conversation.

DATE:          September 3, 2020, 5:00-6:00 PM Pacific Time

DETAILS:     This is a first-come, first-served event and the maximum is five people.
More details and an invitation will go out later this month.

REGISTER:   Click HERE to register

So You Wanna IPO?  

 

Join CEO of NanoString Brad Gray in a casual conversation about his experience taking NanoString public back in 2013. Brad will share the pros and cons, the lessons learned, answer your questions while you all enjoy a glass of red wine from the Reynvaan Family Vineyards in Washington State’s Walla Walla region.  A bottle will be delivered to you prior to the event so everyone can enjoy it together.

DATE:        October 22, 2020, 5:00-6:00 PM Pacific Time

DETAILS:      This is a first-come, first-served event and the maximum is ten people. An invitation and
registration details will go out in early September.

REGISTER:   Click HERE to register

In Person Regional Events

Dinner in the Bay Area with Anna Christensen of Magnetic Insight

 

Join Anna Christensen, President and CEO of Magnetic Insight for an informal dinner in the Bay area.

DATE:         TBD when COVID restrictions are once again lifted in California
                    Please note: This dinner, although open to all, will take place in the Bay Area, so we expect                        our Bay Area executives will want to join Anna.

DETAILS:  This is a first-come, first-served event and the maximum is 10
                   executives.
 ALDA will provide a registration link once a location is confirmed.

Afternoon Hike and Dinner in Los Gatos, CA with Patrick Kaltenbach

 

Join ALDA Chair-Elect Patrick Kaltenbach in an in formal and unique networking experience with an afternoon hike in the Los Gatos area followed by dinner at a local restaurant. The hike is about 6-8 miles, and will take approximately 2-3 hours.

DATE:         September 18, 2020, 3:00-8:30 PM Pacific Time
                    Please note: This event will take place in Los Gatos and limited to six executives.

DETAILS:  This is a first-come, first-served event and the maximum is 8
                   executives.
 Click HERE to register.

Senior Managment Conference Watch Party and Dinner with Achim von Leoprechting

 

This in-person event, hosted by Achim von Leoprechting, CEO of TECAN, will include a discussion on the Important Changes in the EU IVD Regulation and How They Will Impact ALDA Members, following by a Senior Management Conference Watch Party and dinner that evening in Zurich.

Details:
DATE: 
        September 24, 2020
                    3:00-5:00 PM CET–IVD-R Session; 5:00-7:00 PM CET–SMC Watch Party; 7:30-9:30
PM CET–Dinner
                    Please note: This event will take place in Zurich, Switzerland and will have
limited capasity.

DETAILS:  This is a first-come, first-served event and the maximum is 6
                   executives.
 Click HERE to register.

San Diego, CA Golf Outing and Drinks with Mark Van Oene

 

Join Mark Van Oene, Senior Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer at Illumina, for an October golf outing in San Diego followed by drinks in the Clubhouse.

DATE:         October 8, 2020, Time TBD
                    Please note: This event will take place in San Diego, CA and limited to seven executives.

DETAILS:  This is a first-come, first-served event and the maximum is 7
                   executives.
 ALDA will send more details and registration in mid-August.

Other events are in process and we will have more information as details are finalized.

QUESTIONS

If you have questions about our Board-hosted events, please contact Kerrie Peterson, kpeterson@thealda.org.