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The 2019 Alabama Economic Outlook Conference will be held on January 10th, 2019 in the Convention Center at the Rennaissance Hotel & Spa in Montgomery, Alabama. Registration begins at 8:30
The 2019 Alabama Economic Outlook Conference will be held on January 10th, 2019 in the Convention Center at the Rennaissance Hotel & Spa in Montgomery, Alabama. Registration begins at 8:30 AM. To attend please contact Morgan Tatum Cordle at email@example.com or 205-348-2946
(Thursday) 8:30 am - 1:30 pm CST
Renaissance Hotel & Spa
201 Tallapoosa Street
Morgan Tatum Cordlembtatum@culverhouse.ua.edu
HGTV, Scripps Networks Exec Susan Packard to Speak on UA Campus Susan Packard, a visionary media executive best known as a co-founder of Scripps Networks Interactive and former chief operating officer
HGTV, Scripps Networks Exec Susan Packard to Speak on UA Campus
Susan Packard, a visionary media executive best known as a co-founder of Scripps Networks Interactive and former chief operating officer of HGTV, will offer her view on the media landscape and her role as a female executive within the industry in a lecture open to all University of Alabama students on Monday, January 14 at 10 a.m. The lecture takes place in Alston Hall Room 30. The Culverhouse College of Business is hosting this lecture as part of its Lowder Lecture Series, which brings distinguished voices in business to campus to share their experiences and insights with students.
Registration for this very special lecture is available on Handshake.
Susan Packard is co-founder of Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI) and former Chief Operating Officer of HGTV. She was the 2nd employee of SNI and helped to build the company to a market value of over $14 billion.
SNI’s media portfolio includes popular lifestyle television brands HGTV, Food Network, DIY Network, Cooking Channel, country music network Great American Country (GAC) and the Travel Channel. Packard held a variety of senior positions during her tenure at SNI. In addition to being COO of HGTV, she created and served as president of Scripps Networks New Ventures, where she oversaw the development and launch of DIY Network, and online interactive platforms. She was also president of worldwide distribution for the Scripps cable brands.
She began her cable career at HBO, then moved to NBC and was part of the start-up team for CNBC. In 1994 she joined HGTV and became Chief Operating Officer in 1995. Under Packard’s helm, HGTV became one of the fastest growing cable networks in television history. Today HGTV is available in more than 99 million U.S. homes and distributed in 175 countries and territories. She has been recognized by industry peers, colleagues and employees as an innovator, role model and mentor. She received the Woman of the Year award by Women in Cable & Telecommunications (WICT) and was profiled in Modern Visionaries, a book chronicling the contributions of women to the cable and telecommunications industry.
For more info, contact Emma Bliss, Culverhouse’s associate director of college relations, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join Dr. Derryn Moten, chair of History and Political Science, Alabama State University as he discusses the Montgomery Bus Boycott and its impact on Alabama State University, which is a large
Join Dr. Derryn Moten, chair of History and Political Science, Alabama State University as he discusses the Montgomery Bus Boycott and its impact on Alabama State University, which is a large part of the biography, Crusader Without Violence: A Biography of Martin Luther King, Jr., of which he recently wrote a new introduction to in 2018.
This event is open to students, faculty, and staff of The University of Alabama.
The Capstone Student Investment Conference, or CSIC, is a one-of-a-kind event, bringing together students and professionals from around the country who are passionate about investing and finance. This year’s event is
The Capstone Student Investment Conference, or CSIC, is a one-of-a-kind event, bringing together students and professionals from around the country who are passionate about investing and finance. This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the University of Alabama’s Bryant Conference Center. Registration and more info is available here.
Attendees will learn from and interact with a distinguished panel of speakers who will share their expertise and insight, providing timely ideas for today’s turbulent investment environment, in addition to offering timeless wisdom for navigating ever-changing financial markets to come.
Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet directly with representatives from prominent firms in the financial-services industry who see the conference as an ideal way to make contact with motivated and engaged students interested in finance-related careers. Last but not least, those attending CSIC will benefit from meeting like-minded peers from around the country who have similar interests and aspirations, helping to build a network that should pay dividends far into the future.
CSIC is hosted by the Culverhouse College of Business and its value investing concentration with support from UA’s College of Continuing Studies.
2019 CSIC Speakers Committed So Far:
- Richard Adams, New York-based Portfolio Manager focused on healthcare for long/short investment manager Everpoint Asset Management (formerly SAC Capital)
- Dan Davidowitz, Portfolio Manager and Head of the Large Company Growth Team at Boca Raton-based Polen Capital
- C.T. Fitzpatrick, Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, Vulcan Value Partners, an investment management firm based in Birmingham, AL
- Heath Terry, Managing Director in Goldman Sachs’ Global Investment Research department in New York, where he is the firm’s lead analyst for the Internet sector
- Jonathan Gattman, Founder and Managing Partner of Dallas-based long/short investment firm Cloverdale Capital
- Billy J. Hwan, San Francisco-based Co-Portfolio Manager for the Parnassus Endeavor Fund, which emphasizes in its research and analysis adherence to environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria
- Clay W. Manley, Houston-based Portfolio Manager focusing on small-cap stocks for money manager Invesco Ltd.
- Joel Tillinghast, Portfolio Manager of Boston-based Fidelity Investments’ Fidelity Low-Priced Stock Fund, which he founded and has managed since 1989
- Amit Wadhwaney, Founding Partner and Portfolio Manager specializing in international investing at New York-based Moerus Capital Management
The individual student registration fee to attend the full-day conference is just $25, which covers all handout materials, continental breakfast, refreshment breaks and lunch. Discounted rates are available for groups of five or more. For more information and to register, please visit www.csic.ua.edu.
If you have any other questions or would just like to learn more about this year’s CSIC, including how to register as a group, please call 205-348-8528 or e-mail us at email@example.com. We look forward to seeing you in Tuscaloosa on February 23rd!
Ashley Coker - College of Continuing Studieshacoker@ccs.ua.edu