Mark your calendar for these upcoming events, starting April 12
April 7, 2022
Next week @ Baruch…
Tuesday, April 12
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Zicklin Talks Business Webinar Series: What Are the Key Risks Facing Global Banks and How Do They Manage Them?, speakers, Larry Zicklin, BBA ’57, Lisa Farkovits, Barclays, and Kenneth Abbott, Department of Law
Global banks face a host of challenges. Traditional risks include future changes in the macro economy, interest rates, liquidity, and competition; newer ones are digital transformation, cryptocurrencies, reputational risks, and ESG issues. Dare we even mention how they must be dealing with Russia’s intervention in Ukraine? How do these organizations measure and manage these risks? What are the potential implications of the failure of one such institution on the wider financial system? Larry Zicklin (BBA ‘57) discusses these questions with Lisa Farkovits, Managing Director and Global Head of Model Risk Management at Barclays, and with Kenneth Abbott, Lecturer in the Zicklin School Department of Law. With an introduction by Dean Fenwick Huss and a Q&A session moderated by Associate Dean Gwen Webb. For more information on this event and others, click here.
12:15 PM – 1:45 PM
DELTA Seminar: The Evolving Future of Noncompetes and Employee Mobility Law, speaker, Norm Bishara, University of Michigan
Even as the traditional long-term employment relationship has declined employers increasingly use non-compete agreements to restrict the use of employees’ skills and knowledge after their employment, and their duty of loyalty to an employer, has ended. This talk explores the public policy implications of the growing body of legislation, proposed federal regulatory efforts, and other possible approaches—including self-regulation by companies and attorneys—to define the boundaries of these restrictions. In addition a typology of the various approaches, the session will suggest cohesive reforms to balance employee freedom and legitimate employer knowledge ownership concerns related to competitive advantage. ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Professor Bishara is the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies at the Ross School of Business (Michigan), and he is a staff editor at the American Business Law Journal. His research interests include corporate governance, business ethics, and the Future of Work. Presented by the Narendra P. Loomba Department of Management.
- Zoom Link: https://baruch.zoom.us/j/87856290296
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12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Mitsui Lunch Time Forum: The Power of Private Ownership: Lessons from a Career at KKR & Co. Inc., speaker, Joseph Bae, KKR & Co Inc.
Joseph Bae joined KKR in 1996 and is its Co-Chief Executive Officer. Prior to his current position, he served as Co-President and Co-Chief Operating Officer from 2017 to 2021, and he has been a member of the board of directors of KKR & Co. Inc., since July 2017. Mr. Bae has held numerous leadership roles at KKR. He was the architect of KKR’s expansion in Asia, building one of the largest and most successful platforms in the market. In addition to his role developing KKR’s Asia-Pacific platform, he has presided over business building in the firm’s private markets businesses, which included leading or serving on all of the investment committees and implementing the firm’s modern thematic investment approach.
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM, Ukrainian Institute of America 2 East 79th Street New York, NY 10075
An Evening for Ukraine, multiple performers
Please join us for a cocktail fundraiser showcasing Ukrainian culture and benefiting Razom for Ukraine’s urgent humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine, hosted at the Ukrainian Institute of America by NYC Moms for a Cause.100% of proceeds will support Razom’s work providing aid for displaced families, medical supplies, and on-the-ground relief. The event will host performances by Ukrainian artists, an auction and a reception with heavy canopies and flowing drinks. Currently we are offering a special promotion for students and faculty – get $100 off a regular priced ticket with a promo code SLAVAUKRAINI. In addition, we have a few volunteer spots left. This is an amazing opportunity to network, learn about Ukrainian culture and support a great cause! For more information on this event, please contact Olga Lavinda.
Wednesday, April 13
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Making Sense of Web3: Next Generation Internet or Just Hype?, panel event moderated by, Dorian Benkoil, Teeming Media
The latest buzzword in tech is Web3, whose proponents claim that it has the potential to radically transform the current Internet infrastructure. With its promise of a decentralized ecosystem using blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and NFTs in an unregulated environment, Web3 is as controversial as it is confusing. Join us for an event where our panel of experts will provide a clear explanation of Web3 and contrast it with the current state of web technologies. We will explore recent developments in decentralized technologies (blockchains, crypto, NFTs) and try to understand why the idea of Web3 has been galvanizing so many people recently. Our panelists will discuss the tension between older, more centralized web iterations and the proposed decentralized Web3 as well as elaborate on related concepts in this arena, including DAOs, DeFi and policy/legal issues. For more information on this event and a full list of panelist, click here. Presented by the Paul H. Chook Department of Information Systems and Statistics.
Thursday, April 14
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Marxe Talks: Illiberalism and its Challenge to American Liberal Democracy, speakers, Thomas J. Main, Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs and Cynthia Miller-Idriss, American University
Anti-democratic ideologies—illiberalism—have deeply penetrated our political culture and pose a threat to our liberal democracy. Marxe School Professor Thomas J. Main, author of The Rise of Illiberalism (Brookings), will discuss this challenge with American University Professor Cynthia Miller-Idriss, author of Hate in the Homeland: The New Global Far Right (Princeton). This is an online event, registration is required to attend. To learn more about the speakers, visit https://marxe.baruch.cuny.edu/events/marxe-community-events/.
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
A Conversation about Climate Justice, speaker, Dr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs, author
Join us for a “Conversation about Climate Justice” with Dr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs, author of Undrowned: Black Feminist Lessons from Marine Mammals. The conversation with Dr. Gumbs will be led by students from the Black and Latino Studies capstone course “Climate Justice is Racial Justice.” This event is presented by the Department of Black and Latino Studies, the Department of English via Globus Lectures, and the Dean’s Office at Baruch.
Friday, April 15
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – CENTER FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING
Student Presentations in Zoom, speaker, Catherine Kawalek, CTL
This session will focus on student presentations in Zoom. For more about this event and others, visit: https://blogs.baruch.cuny.edu/ctl/events/.
Tuesday, April 19
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Zotero Workshop, presenter, Prof. Joseph Hartnett, Newman Library
This workshop provides a hands-on introduction to Zotero, a free open-source, bibliographic citation management tool that allows you to collect, store and organize information as you research, and to rapidly generate citations and bibliographies with your word processor in a variety of styles as you write. You will learn to install Zotero, capture items into your personal library, generate in text citation and bibliographies, sync to the cloud, and utilize many of the software’s functions.
Thursday, April 28
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Grassroots Lobbying and Big Tech, speakers, Yafit Lev-Aretz, Department of Law, Abbey Stemler, Indiana University, and Ira Rubinstein, Information Law Institute
The use of ads microtargeting, which is dependent on the collection and analysis of information about users, raises concerns from privacy advocates. With the Cambridge-Analytica scandal exposing the risks associated with microtargeting in political contexts, these concerns have been heightened. The debate around microtargeting has recently further intensified, with the understanding that big technology companies leverage microtargeting to mobilize their users to take tech-friendly political action. We will be joined by Professor Abbey Stemler and Professor Ira Rubinstein, who will discuss the challenges presented by this relatively new form of political power and its effects on individual autonomy and deliberative democracy. For more information on this event, visit https://zicklin.baruch.cuny.edu/event/grassroots-lobbying-and-big-tech/. Presented by The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity.
Friday, April 29
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Marxe DEI Fridays: Integrating DEI into Faculty Development, speakers, Milagros Castillo-Montoya, UConn, Sylk Sotto, Indiana University, and Liza Ann Bolitzer, Marxe School of Public and International Affairs
Explore ways to further integrate the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion and justice into your teaching, research, and service. Marxe DEI Fridays are a series of weekly virtual events in which our Baruch community can come together to explore and discuss Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion topics ranging from the systemic and structural to the individual and personal. Come reflect, connect, and explore with us. All are welcome! Contact Prof. Anna D’Souza (Provost Innovation Fellow) with questions.
Events for the weekly email of the Office of the Associate Provost must be submitted by noon on Wednesday of the week before the event takes place. To submit an event, please click here.