Conferences & Events

A Full Calendar

The year is filled with speakers, seminars, club meetings, major conferences, and social activities. You'll have the chance to hear directly from business leaders, work closely with your classmates, engage in discussion of the issues you care about, and maybe try a little ice hockey. Here are a few of the opportunities to gain insight and experience—not to mention have fun—in a year at Yale.


Education Leadership Conference

Education Leadership Conference

The Education Leadership Conference, hosted by the Education Club, draws more than 750 education leaders from across the country to New Haven to discuss and debate education reform.

Google Chairman on Technology

Google Chairman on Technology

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt answered questions from Yale SOM students and faculty about the challenges and opportunities created by increasing use of communications technology around the globe.

Garstka Cup

Garstka Cup

First-year and second-year students compete for bragging rights in the annual Garstka Cup hockey game.

Leaders Forum

Leaders Forum

Top executives and officials from business, government, and the social sector share insights on an increasingly complex, global world. Watch IDEO CEO Tim Brown discuss innovation.

Convening Yale

Convening Yale

Hear from leading Yale researchers in law, history, medicine, and literature in this seminar series. Economist Robert Shiller spoke about "Finance and the Good Society."

Internship Fund Auction

Internship Fund Auction

Bid on a game of golf with the dean, a week in a vacation home, or a gourmet meal prepared by a classmate, and the proceeds go to the Internship Fund, which provides financial support to students with summer internships in the public or nonprofit sectors.

Leading with Mission

Leading with Mission

Linda Mason '80, the co-founder of Bright Horizons, spoke with students about building a mission-driven organization.

Insider's View of Government

Insider's View of Government

Prof. Fiona Scott Morton described how spending a year as the top antitrust economist in the Department of Justice deepened her understanding of antitrust policy.

Valuing a Startup

Valuing a Startup

Daniel Ciporin '86, a successful internet entrpreneur and venture capitalist, laid out how he asseses new business ideas.

Student Clubs

Student Clubs

Jump in and help plan the next Private Equity Conference or the big MBA soccer tournament. Our 40-plus student clubs cover diverse areas of professional interest and affiliation. You'll have the opportunity to take on a leadership role in an area that's important to you.