Jones Partners Past Events

Past Events from 2014

Jones Partners Lunch Series
Thursday, May 8, 2014
11:30am - 1:00 pm
The MBA Capstone Program
Location: Anderson Family Commons
Jones Graduate School of Business, McNair Hall, Rice University 
*Members Only*

Jones Partners Thought Leadership Series

May 1, 2014
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Statoil's North American Strategy
Speaker: Bill Maloney, Executive Vice President, Development and Production North America, Statoil
Faculty: Vikas Mittal, J. Hugh Liedtke Professor of Marketing, Jones Graduate School of Business
Presentation:
 Shell Auditorium
Reception: Anderson Family Commons
Jones Graduate School of Business, McNair Hall, Rice University

Jones Partners RoundTable Series

March 31, 2014
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Translating Academic Research to the Real World: Applications in Political Corruption, Media Bias, and Corn Farming
Faculty: Alex Butler, Professor of Finance
Location: Room 312
Jones Graduate School of Business, McNair Hall, Rice University 

Jones Partners Thought Leadership Series

February 18, 2014
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Global Dependency on Energy
Speaker: Ali Moshiri, President, Chevron Africa and Latin America Exploration and Production Company
Faculty: Kenneth B. Medlock III, Ph.D., James A. Baker III and Susan G. Baker Fellow in Energy and Resource Economics; Senior Director, Center for Energy Studies
Presentation:
 Shell Auditorium
Reception: Anderson Family Commons
Jones Graduate School of Business, McNair Hall, Rice University

Jones Partners Thought Leadership Series

January 22, 2014
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Eureka Moments: Their Role in the Entrepreneurial Process
Speaker:
 Garrett Boone, Co-founder and Chairman Emeritus, The Container Store, Inc.
Faculty: Al Napier, Professor of Management and Area Coordinator for Entrepreneurship and Information Technology
Presentation: Shell Auditorium
Reception: Anderson Family Commons
Jones Graduate School of Business, McNair Hall, Rice University
Past Events from 2013

Jones Partners Thought Leadership Series
November 12, 2013
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Value Based Care: Keeping Patient Values and Patient Dollars Our Focus
Speaker: Dr. Marc Boom, President and CEO, Houston Methodist
Faculty: Dr. Richard R. Batsell, Associate Professor of Marketing
Presentation: Shell Auditorium
Reception: Anderson Family Commons
Jones Graduate School of Business, McNair Hall, Rice University

Jones Partners Thought Leadership Series

October 17, 2013
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Building for the Future: ExxonMobil's Houston Campus
Panelists: 
- James Hennessy, Project Executive, Houston Campus Project, ExxonMobil
- Mark Cover, Senior Managing Director, CEO-Southwest Region, Hines
- Dan Dubrowski, Founding Partner, The Lionstone Group, and Lecturer in Finance
Faculty: Jefferson Duarte, Associate Professor of Finance and Gerald D. Hines Associate Professor of Real Estate Finance
Presentation: Shell Auditorium
Reception: Anderson Family Commons
Jones Graduate School of Business, McNair Hall, Rice University

Jones Partners RoundTable Series

October 9, 2013
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Brave New World of Crowdfunding for Raising and Investing Money
Faculty: Utpal M. Dholakia, Professor of Management
Location: Room 217
Jones Graduate School of Business, McNair Hall, Rice University

Jones Partners Breakfast Series

September 25, 2013
7:00 am - 8:30 am
Action Learning Project (ALP) Presentation by MBA Students
Faculty: John “Kim” Kehoe, Senior Lecturer in Management
Location: Anderson Family Commons
Jones Graduate School of Business, McNair Hall, Rice University

Jones Partners Welcome Reception
August 28, 2013
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Edgar Odell Lovett's Founding Vision for Rice University
Speaker: Dr. John B. Boles, William P. Hobby Professor of History, Rice University
Reception: Anderson Family Commons
Jones Graduate School of Business, McNair Hall, Rice University

Jones Partners Lunch Series

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
11:30am - 1:00 pm
The MBA Capstone Program
Location: Anderson Family Commons
Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University 

Jones Partners 
Joint Event with Alumni Relations
Thursday, April 25, 2013
6:00pm - 7:30 pm 
Topic: State of the Jones School / Drinks with the Dean
Speaker: Bill Glick - Dean and H. Joe Nelson III 
Professor of Management
Reception and Presentation: Anderson Family Commons
Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University 

Jones Partners Thought Leadership Series

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Role of Private Equity in the Global Economy
Speaker: Larry Guffey, Senior Managing Director, The Blackstone Group
Faculty: Clifford Atherton, Professor in the Practice of Entrepreneurship
Presentation: Shell Auditorium
Reception: Anderson Family Commons 
Jones Graduate School of Business, McNair Hall, Rice University 

Jones Partners Roundtable Series
Thursday, February 7, 2013
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Entrepreneurship at Rice - Now and Beyond
Faculty: Al Napier, Professor of Management and Area Coordinator Entrepreneurship and Information Technology, Jones Graduate School of Business
Location: Room 217
Jones Graduate School of Business, McNair Hall, Rice University
*Members and EMBA Students Only

Jones Partners Thought Leadership Series

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Staying Ahead of Change in an Accelerating Energy Market
Speaker: Derek Mathieson, President, Western Hemisphere Operations, Baker Hughes
Faculty: William Arnold, Professor in the Practice of Energy Management, Jones Graduate School of Business
Presentation: Shell Auditorium
Reception: Anderson Family Commons
Jones Graduate School of Business, McNair Hall, Rice University

Jones Partners Roundtable Series
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
11:30 am - 1:00 p.m.
The Effects of Online Communities and Information Sharing for Financial Analysts
Faculty: Steve Crawford, Assistant Professor of Accounting, Jones Graduate School of Business
Location: Room 134 Jones Graduate School of Business, McNair Hall, Rice University
Past Events from 2012

Jones Partners Thought Leadership Series

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 
6:00pm - 8:30pm
An Acquisition Value Proposition; the Marathon After Closing
Speaker: Anne McEntee, President and CEO, Flow & Process Technologies, GE Oil & Gas
Faculty: Michael Grojean, Professor in the Practice of Management, Executive Director, Executive Education
Presentation: Shell Auditorium
Reception: Anderson Family Commons
Jones Graduate School Business, McNair Hall, Rice University


Jones Partners Thought Leadership Series

Monday, October 29, 2012
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Coca-Cola and China - How a Multi-national Corporation Builds Brands in Emerging Markets
Speaker: Robert Foye,  Chief Marketing, Customer And Commercial Officer, Coca-Cola China 
Faculty: Vikas Mittal, J. Hugh Liedtke Professor of Marketing, Jones Graduate School of Business
Presentation: Shell Auditorium
Reception: Anderson Family Commons
Jones Graduate School Business, McNair Hall, Rice University 


 Jones Partners Breakfast Series

Thursday, September 27, 2012
7:00am - 8:30am
Action Learning Project Teams
Location: Anderson Family Commons
Jones Graduate School Business, McNair Hall, Rice University 
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Jones Partners Kickoff Thought Leadership Series
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Many Voices at the Table: A Discussion on Women and Leadership in the 21st Century
Speaker: Jim Turley, Chairman & CEO, Ernst & Young 
Faculty: Karen Nelson, Harmon Whittington Professor of Accounting, Accounting Area Coordinator
Presentation: Shell Auditorium
Reception: Anderson Family Commons
Jones Graduate School Business, McNair Hall, Rice University  

Jones Partners Roundtable Series
 

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 
11:30am - 1:00pm

How Can Firms Create Value Through Their Financial Decisions?
What We Know From 40 Years of Research

Faculty: Gustavo Grullon, Professor of Finance

Presentation: McNair Hall (Room 217)
Jones Graduate School Business, McNair Hall, Rice University


Thought Leadership Series
 - Jones Partners w/Bush Institute
Saving Millions – Entrepreneurial Solutions to Global Health and Poverty
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
6:00pm – 8:30pm
Speaker: Eric Bing, Senior Fellow and Director of Global Health George W. Bush Institute, Adjunct Professor, Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University 
Faculty: Marc Epstein, Distinguished Research Professor of Management 
Presentation: Shell Auditorium
Reception: Anderson Family Commons
Jones Graduate School Business, McNair Hall, Rice University 

Jones Partners Thought Leadership Series

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Reflections on the Oil & Gas Industry
Speaker: Jim Mulva, Chairman, President and CEO of ConocoPhillips
Faculty: Bill Arnold, Professor in the Practice of Energy Management  
Reception: Anderson Family Commons
Presentation: Shell Auditorium
Jones Graduate School of Business, McNair Hall, Rice University

Jones Partners RoundTable Series

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 
11:30am - 1:00pm
Topic: Rethinking of the Chinese Market: Implications for US firms 
Faculty: Haiyang Li, Associate Professor of Strategic Management
Jones Graduate School, McNair Hall, Rice University
*Members Only*

Jones Partners
Joint Event with Alumni Relations
Thursday, March 8, 2012
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Topic: State of the Jones School / Drinks with the Dean
Speaker: Bill Glick - Dean and H. Joe Nelson III
Professor of Management
Reception and Presentation: Anderson Family Commons
Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University

Jones Partners Breakfast Series
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
7:00am - 8:30am
Topic: M. A. Wright Fund
Dr. Jill Foote and Students
Breakfast and Presentation: Anderson Family Commons
Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University
Presentation (PDF)

Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Jones Partners RoundTable Series
11:45am - 1:00pm
Topic: Credit Risk Management Post Dodd-Frank and MF Global
Faculty: Vince Kaminski - Professor in the Practice of Executive Education
Jones Graduate School, Rice University
*Members Only*

Past Events from 2011

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Jones Partners RoundTable Series
11:45am - 1:00pm
Topic: China’s Manufacturing Edge: Aggregating Knowledge to Drive Innovation
Faculty: Anthea Zhan, Professor of Strategic Management
Jones Graduate School, Rice University
*Members Only*


Monday, November 28, 2011

Jones Partners Thought Leadership Series
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Topic: Building a High Performance Culture
Speaker: Kirk Hachigian, CEO of Cooper Industries
Faculty: Brent Smith - Associate Dean of Executive Education;
Associate Professor of Management and Psychology
Reception: Anderson Family Commons
Presentation: Shell Auditorium
Jones Graduate School, Rice University

 Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Jones Partners Breakfast Series

7:00am - 8:30am 

Action Learning Project (ALP)

Prof. Kehoe and Students presenting companies:

Chloe Dao Designs

Waste Management

Breakfast and Presentation: Anderson Family Commons

Jones Graduate School, Rice University

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Thought Leadership Series
Make Change Happen on the Frontline; The Airline Industry and Beyond

Larry Kellner - President, Emerald Creek Group

Scott Sonenshein - Assistant Professor of Management, Jones Graduate School of Business

 

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 

Rice Sports & Business Series   

Athletics and Business, a Long-Term Win 
Panel of Rice Alumni Athletes: 
Lynn Elsenhans - Chairman and CEO, Sunoco, Inc. 
Sam Reed - Chairman and CEO, TreeHouse Foods, Inc. 
Jay Collins - President and CEO, Oceaneering International, Inc. (view presentation)
Moderator: Charlie Pallilo, SportsTalk 790 


Monday, March 7, 2011
Special Joint Event - Jones Partners and Baker Institute
Implications of Healthcare Reform for Business

Mr. Michael McCallister, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Humana
Dr. John Mendelsohn, President, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Dr. Vivian Ho, Baker Institute Chair in Health Economics, Rice University
Moderator: Dr. George McLendon, Howard R. Hughes Provost, Rice University
Video 

Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Joint Event with Alumni Relations
Dean Bill Glick
State of the Jones School

Monday, February 7, 2011
Breakfast Series
Wright Fund
Dr. Jill Foote and students
Wright Fund Presentation

Thursday, January 20, 2011
Thought Leadership Series
Jim Hackett, Chairman and CEO, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Leadership in Corporate Mergers and Acquisition

Past Events from 2010

Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Thought Leadership Series
Scott McLean, CEO, Amegy Bank

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Breakfast Series - Action Learning Project (ALP)
Students Presenting Companies: City of Houston & Linbeck Construction

Monday, September 20, 2010

Thought Leadership Series
The Honorable Annise Parker, Mayor of Houston

Thursday - April 22, 2010

Paul Hobby, Chairman & CEO, Alpheus Communications
Faculty - Cliff Atherton, Lecturer in Management, Jones Graduate School of Business
Jones Graduate School, Rice University
 
Tuesday - April 6, 2010
John Sheptor, President & CEO, Imperial Sugar Company
Faculty - Terry Hemeyer, Adjunct Professor in Management, Jones Graduate School of Business
Jones Graduate School, Rice University
 
Thursday, February 11, 2010

Dr. Jill Foote and students presenting
M. A. Wright Fund
 
Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Hot Topics
Bill Arnold, Professor in the Practice of Energy Management
Topic: National Oil Companies - Friends or Foes
Vikas Mittal, J. Hugh Liedtke Professor of Marketing, Faculty Director of Healthcare Initiatives
Topic: Healthcare Management: The Role of Business Schools

Thursday - January 21, 2010

Special Event - Jones Partners/Houston Chronicle
Haynesville Movie
Reception, movie, and panel discussion with Director

Thursday - January 14, 2010
Jones Partners/Baker Institute Joint Event
Stuart P.M. Mackintosh
Executive Director, The Group of Thirty
Jones Graduate School, Rice University 

Past Events from 2009
 
Tuesday - December 8, 2009
The Honorable Judge Lee Rosenthal, United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Faculty - Larry Stuart, Adjunct Professor in Management
Jones Graduate School, Rice University
 
Tuesday - October 20, 2009

Jim Crownover
Chairman, Rice University Board of Trustees;
Former Director, McKinsey & Company, Inc.
Faculty - Paul Dholakia, William S. Mackey, Jr. and Verne F. Simons Distinguished Associate Professor of Management Jones Graduate School, Rice University

Thought Leadership Series - Doug Lawler - Chesapeake Energy Corporation
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Wednesday, October 08, 2014
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
McNair Hall, Rice University

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Roundtable Series (Members Only)
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Thursday, October 16, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
McNair Hall, Rice University
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Thought Leadership Series - Elliot S. Weissbluth - CEO, HighTower
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Thursday, November 06, 2014
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
McNair Hall, Rice University
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Jones Partners Thought Leadership Series - Wayne Keathley
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Thursday, February 12, 2015
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
McNair Hall, Rice University
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