Main Session

  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Club status, board elections, plans for 2020

  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Q&A about joining other rooms

Children's & Family Room

  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Make satellite paper models with Anna Porter '95

    Join alum Anna Porter, a satellite mechanisms engineer, for a children's or adult's satellite paper model making tutorial.

    Prior to the session:
    1. Print out the template found here on cardstock (or paper, if cardstock not available)
    2. Gather supplies:

    a. Scissors
    b. Clear tape
    c. 8 large paper clips
    d. X-Acto knife (optional)
    e. Glue stick (optional)

  • 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

    Kids Session with PBS Design Squad host Nate Ball '05

  • 2:20 PM - 3:00 PM

    Virtual Board Game: Jackbox with Katia Paramonova '13

    Miss those Boggle and Pictionary game nights? The giggles from pin the tail on the donkey? Join us for JackBox games with simple and funny games to play with up to 8 people (and additional audience members). The game screen will be shared via Zoom and all you will need is your phone to participate! When we start the game, we will share the game code for you to enter into Jackbox's website to use your phone as your game control. Everyone will need a phone to participate.

Tech & Startup Room

  • 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

    Club tech stack brainstorming, led by Clinton Blackburn '08

    Have comments on the website we've developed, mitcnc.org? Are you as excited as we are about signing in to the website (and events) being easier? Come talk about what fuels our tech stack and what could make it even better.

  • 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM

    Tech Track Brainstorming, led by Teddy Lee MBA '17

    Come talk about the recent AI Conference, meet other alums in tech, and think about what topics are really interesting in tech right now.

  • 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM

    Startup Track Brainstorming, led by Anvisha Pai '14 & Bruno Faviero '15

    Our startup track is on fire with ideas - a forum for asking & answering questions easily, ways to meet other alums in startup life. Come meet other startup alums and talk about startup life in the bay area!

Product & Podcast Room

  • 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

    Product Management Chat, led by Alekhya Reddy '16

    Informal chat for product managers. What's important for a PM in the bay area to know? What was your path to becoming a PM? Meet other MIT PMs over these topics, in our initial PM chat!

  • 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM

    Catalyst Podcast Discussion, led by Irena Fischer-Hwang '11 & Julia Yoo '10

    What are your favorite MIT-alum success stories, that would make good feature interviews for our podcast, Catalyst? Tell us what inspires you or what stories can be a model for other alums.

Professional Track Room

  • 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

    Health & Life Sciences Track Info & Discussion, led by
    Shannon Dahl '99, Afsana Akhter '98, and Christian Ulstrup MBA '19

    What are the most interesting topics in Health & Life Sciences right now? Is covid crowding out other work and life science news?

  • 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM

    Energy & Environment Track Info & Discussion, led by Doug Spreng '650

    What are the most interesting topics in Energy & Environment right now? Join us as we seize the current opportunity to virtually feature high-level speakers who would otherwise be hard to schedule.

  • 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM

    FinTech & Finance Brainstorming & Discussion, led by Jason Escamilla MBA '02

    What's most interesting right now in finance and fintech?

Impact & Engaging through Learning Room

  • 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

    K-12 Track with Wilson Tsang '89 and Katharine Xiao '16

    Discuss club initiatives around mentoring students, volunteering for K-12 programs, and events and programming for families with K-12 kids

  • 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM

    Book Recommendations and Book Club Brainstorming, with Li Sun MNG '09

    So far we've discussed Michelle Obama's Becoming and Stanley McChrystal's Team of Teams (with a fireside chat with the author!) Help us replicate those successes - come ready to say what you've loved about a few favorite books.

  • 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM

    Lifelong Learning brainstorming, with Wendi Zhang '09

    Do you want to see lightning talks by club members? More skill-share opportunities? Small-group intense sessions on a topic not related to your field? Come share ideas on what to learn. Do you want to see lightning talks by club members? More skill-share opportunities? Small-group intense sessions on a topic not related to your field? Come share ideas on what to learn.

Social & Cross-Cutting Room

  • 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

    Women's Track, led by Patricia Liu '95

    The women's track is about informal women's events, and about women coming together to put on great panels & events. Come add your energy, and learn more!

  • 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM

    Social Track, led by Patricia Liu '95

    Our Social track has hosted virtual events from exercise to learning about cooking. It's a big change from our usual focus on large in-person events - come talk about plans & ideas for virtual events over the next year.

  • 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Post-event

    Informal non-bay geography chat: North Bay, Far-north California, Sacramento/Davis, Santa Cruz, hosted by Patricia Liu

Skillshare Room

  • 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

    Intro to Cryptography with Raymond Cheng '09

  • 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM

    Intro to Beatboxing with Arun Saigal '13

  • 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM

    Intro to Beatboxing with Arun Saigal '13

San Francisco
MITCNC Event Thu, Dec 8 / 7:00 pm PT
Natoma Cabana

90 Natoma St.

San Francisco, CA, 94105

Info and Registration
San Francisco
MITCNC Event Sat, Jan 28 / 1:00 pm PT
SF Jazz

201 Franklin St

San Francisco, CA, 94102

Info and Registration