CES®, January 18, 2018
The Easton Technology Management Center organizes a CES® event at the UCLA Anderson School of Management each year. The program includes talks on topics addressed at the latest CES® in Las Vegas and streaming content from select CES sessions, followed by discussions around the theme by invited industry professionals, faculty and students. This event also features technology exhibits that provide the opportunity to engage with the newest technologies. The event culminates with Anderson Afternoons, a networking reception sponsored by the Easton Center.
Big Data Conference, November 17, 2017 (tentatively)
This one-day interactive conference, organized by the Easton Center and Center for MEMES at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, brought together a cross section of industry experts and academic thought leaders who are shaping and defining the conversation around big data. The theme of the annual Big Data Conference this year was Disruption. Big data technology, content and marketing innovations are driving disruption in all sectors, most explicitly media and entertainment. Other sectors impacted by big data include health care, financial services, retail and agriculture.
Create Conference, March 10, 2017
The annual Create conference is UCLA Anderson’s largest and highest-profile student-organized event. We welcome an audience of more than 400 students, alumni, faculty, entrepreneurs and professionals to share valuable insights on current topics in entrepreneurship, critical business skills, and emerging opportunities. The event includes ample opportunity to network with entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, developers and UCLA Anderson faculty and students. A series of panels and keynotes highlights entrepreneurship and lessons learned in various fields.
Speakers are invited on a quarterly basis to focus on a specific area in the tech sector. Previous speakers have included: Vivek Sharma, SVP of digital guest experience at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts; Jim Miller, VP of worldwide operations at Google; Mark Goldin, CTO at Cornerstone On Demand; Peggy Delgadillo, SVP of global audience marketing at SAP, and Darren Pleasance (’95), director of global customer acquisitions at Google.