Upcoming events

    • 09 Sep 2020
    • (PDT)
    • 01 Oct 2020
    • (PDT)
    • online

    Virtual Dartmouth Entrepreneurs Forum 2020

    Sep 9 thru Oct 1

    About this Event

    The Dartmouth Entrepreneurs Forum, originally scheduled for September 17, 2020 in San Francisco, will now be a month of entrepreneurship, encompassing a series of virtual events as an exciting kickoff to the academic year. There will be multiple virtual events each week, that will include keynote and fire side chats, panel conversations, discussion groups, and office hours between alumni mentors and startup founders.

    When placing your ticket order, select each session you plan to attend. You will receive a separate email for each session with the meeting link. Several of the offerings are not finalized so you will see a date and time with TENTATIVE listed. If this session is of interest to you, please register. Once the session is confirmed, you will receive a meeting link confirmation.

    There will be no charge for these events.

    We look forward to having you join us!

    The Schedule is below:

    WEEK 1

    • 9 am PDT 9/9/20 Kick off+ John Donahoe with Laurel Richie
    • 10:30 am PDT 9/9/20 The Explosion of Telehealth in a COVID World
    • 4 pm PDT 9/10/20 Calling All Founders

    WEEK 2

    • 9 am PDT 9/ 15/20 Future of work after COVID
    • 10:30 am PDT 9/15/20 Energy as Levering Policy and Entrepreneurship
    • 9 am PDT 9/ 16/20 Has the Pandemic Changed Online Education Forever?
    • 10:30 am PDT 9/16/20 The Year 2030 Just Happened in 2020: Did Covid-19 Kill or Remake Retail?
    • 1 pm PDT 9/17/20 Why a Startup is a Good Place to be in a Pandemic and Recession

    WEEK 3

    • 9 am PDT 9/22/20 Provost Joe Helble with Erica Schultz
    • 10:30 am PDT 9/22/20 Real Talk: Women of Dartmouth Entrepreneurs
    • 1 pm PDT 9/22/20 Social Entrepreneurship - Economic Empowerment & The Future of Work
    • 1 pm PDT 9/23/20 The Journey of Black Entrepreneurs and Investors
    • 2 pm PDT 9/23/20 Promoting Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in the 2020 Work Environment

    WEEK 4

    • 9 am PDT 9/29/20 Dartmouth Angels Debt and Equity: Covid-19 Solutions
    • 10:30 am PDT 9/29/20 Dartmouth Angels Startup Showcase
    • 12:00 pm PDT 9/29/20 Investor Secrets About Raising Venture Capital
    • 9:00 am PDT 9/10/20 The Social Contract of Innovation
    • 12:30pm PDT 10/1/20 Best Practices for Accelerating Research to Product
    • 2 pm PDT 10/1/20 The Coronavirus Vaccine and the Greatest Entrepreneurial Race of Our Era

    Register here.  

    • 30 Sep 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (PDT)
    • online

    Throughout her career in law, business, and public service, Valerie Jarrett was often the only woman—particularly the only African American woman—in the room. Jarrett, the longest-serving senior advisor to President Barack Obama, will join Dean Matthew Slaughter in a conversation about leadership lessons presented in collaboration with the Center for Business, Government and Society. Jarrett will share lessons learned during her remarkable journey from childhood in Iran to the White House and beyond. Through personal stories, Jarrett offers an optimistic view on the importance of leadership and the responsibilities of citizenship in the twenty-first century.

    Date: Wednesday, September 30
    Time: 12:00–1:00 p.m. ET
    Log-in details will be sent prior to the virtual program.

    The annual Ariel Halpern Lecture on Ethics and Social Responsibility presents prominent individuals who have exemplified principled business leadership in their work and life

    Learn more and register here.  

    • 02 Oct 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (PDT)
    • Online

    Artificial Intelligence: Detecting Intention and Deception

    Artificial intelligence (AI) continues to enhance our problem-solving ability in areas such as cybersecurity, energy costs, healthcare, and more. An area of Professor Eugene Santos' research explores AI's predictability on human factors such as decision making, goals, reward structures, and deception. To better understand this AI needs intentions as intent drives behavior and decision-making.

    Join Professor Santos for a virtual journey exploring AI and its intricacies. Can computers identify intent? Should AI be allowed to deceive? Who would you allow to command a war: a toddler or AI? How can 'computational intent' provide AI the guardrails it needs? Because without them AI, can “happily” be “weird,” which at best is funny, but at worst disastrous.

    Friday, October 2, 2020

    12:00 pm EDT / 9:00 am PDT

    Registration required to receive the Zoom webinar link and passcode.


    Eugene Santos, Jr., Ph.D. 

    Professor of Engineering

    Eugene Santos, Jr. is a Professor of Engineering at Thayer School and Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at Dartmouth.  Professor Santos’ work on artificial intelligence intersects the areas of information, cognition, human factors, and mathematics. His current focus is on computational intent, dynamic human behavior, and decision-making with an emphasis on learning nonlinear and emergent behaviors and explainable AI.

    Professor Santos has applied his work with the goal of better understanding how we, both as individuals and our society, can best leverage knowledge through AI to improve our world for social good. These application areas include computational social systems and social resilience; user and team modeling, and cybersecurity. In January 2020, he was appointed to the State of Vermont Taskforce on AI, he serves on the Board of Directors for Sigma Xi as the Northeast Region Director, and is a 2019 Public Voices fellow of the OpEd Project. He served as Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics from 2008-2013. Professor Santos is a Fellow of the AAAS and IEEE. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Brown University.

    • 07 Oct 2020
    • 4:00 PM (PDT)
    • 15 Oct 2020
    • 5:30 PM (PDT)
    • online

    North, Central, and South America - 2020 U.S. Presidential Election: A Global Conversation

    Wednesday, October 7, 7:00 p.m. EDT

    Be part of the conversation.

    Dartmouth and regional experts will explore the global impact of the upcoming U.S. presidential election. How will the outcome influence international relations, global security, and foreign policy? Learn the ways the pandemic and civil unrest are impacting campaigning and voting.

    The evening begins with a discussion on the global impact of the election with Dean Lacy, professor of government at Dartmouth; Lisa Baldez, Professor of Government and Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies; and Elizabeth Cascio, Associate Professor of Economics specializing in education, public economics, and labor economics. This will be followed by a live panel discussion with regional experts discussing how the U.S. presidential election might affect trade for North and Latin America.

    Speakers at each regional event will be available to answer any of your questions live after the program followed by a reception.  


    • 7:00-7:02 pm: Welcome by Provost Joseph Helble
    • 7:02-7:32: Conversation with Professors Dean Lacy, Elizabeth Cascio, and Liza Baldez
    • 7:32-8:15 pm: Conversation with regional experts
    • 8:15-8:30 pm: Virtual Reception

    Learn more and register here.  

    • 15 Oct 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (PDT)
    • WSGR Law Offices, 650 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, CA

    Join the DAASV Events Committee, and help us plan and execute events and activities in 2020. Plan an event that will attract the people you want to meet. Sharpen your event planning and project management skills with like-minded alumni. This is a great starting point for getting involved in your Club.

    • 19 Nov 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (PST)
    • WSGR Law Offices, 650 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, CA
    We are pleased to invite all dues-paying members to the DAASV Board Meeting.  We will discuss the Club's budget and activities plan for 2020, present committee reports, and hear the latest news from the Hanover plain.

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