2012 ACA Leaders Workshop

ACA Leaders Workshop
October 4-5, 2012
Pittsburgh, PA

REGISTRATION
- NOTE: THE OCTOBER 5TH PROGRAM IS SOLD OUT ON-LINE. WE WILL TAKE A FEW REGISTRATIONS ON-SITE.

The fourth annual ACA Leaders Workshop is set for chairmen, managers, and other active leaders of ACA member angel groups. The agenda includes a few topics not covered in any other ACA event.

The event starts with a networking reception on October 4th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm and the workshop will be held on October 5th from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. The Angel Resource Institute will present two concurrent seminars - "Early Exits" and "How to be the Brightest Bulb in the Boardroom" - 1:00 - 5:00 pm October 4th, and ACA members are welcome to register for those programs as well.

AGENDA

The updated detailed agenda includes content aimed at angel group chairmen, managers, and other active leaders of ACA member groups. Any member of an ACA organization is welcome! Sessions on October 5th include:

  • Serial Acquirers - How do Angels Navigate the M&A Process?
  • How the JOBS Act Affects Angel Investors (Crowdfunding - but Other Parts Might be More Important)
  • New Opportunities for Angel Liquidity and Secondary Markets (Also from the JOBS Act)
  • Facilitated Roundtables - What Issues are Keeping Angel Group Leaders Up at Night?
  • Best Practices in Angel Group Operations
  • Using New Sources of Deal Flow - Meetups, Accelerators, Crowdfunding...
  • The Latest in Angel Group Tools - from virtual digital screening meetings to secure data rooms
  • Harmonizing Syndication
  • Exit Package for Attendees to Take Home to their Groups
  • Investment Breakouts for Life Sciences and Cleantech

RELATED SPECIAL EVENTS:

Consider coming to Pittsburgh a day early to attend the Technology Showcase and Reception on October 3, 4-7 pm (by the University of Pittsburgh). Registration is FREE for ACA members! Here are events and dinners to think about:

*If you are already registered for the Leaders Workshop, please RSVP for dinners & other events here.*

  • University of Pittsburgh Technology Showcase Reception: TRANSLATION SCIENCE 2012 (Wednesday, October 3, 4-7 pm)
  • Networking and Dealflow Dinner (Thursday, October 4, 7 pm), sponsored by BlueTree Allied Angels and Innovation Works.
  • ACA Life Sciences Sector Dinner (Thursday, October 4, 7 pm), hosted by University of Pittsburgh Office of Enterprise Development and Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse.
  • ACA Cleantech Sector Dinner (Thursday, October 4, 7 pm), pay-as-you go. Includes opportunities to syndicate member investments. See the Cleantech Deals page for details.
  • Public Policy Dinner (Thursday, October4, 7 pm), pay-as-you-go.

 

 

 

 

 

SPECIAL REASONS TO ATTEND:

  • All attendees will receive a $100 discount for the 2013 ACA Summit (April 17-19 in San Francisco)
  • We will provide special tools and documents to dig more deeply into the session topics on memory sticks for all attendees
  • Meet "Fast Tech 50" entrepreneurs at the opening reception.
  • Attend Cleantech and Life Science dinners with your colleagues

MEETING LOCATION:

Most of the Leaders Workshop and the Angel Resource Institute seminars will be held at:

Reed Smith LLP
225 Fifth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

The reception on the evening of October 4th will be held at the Fairmont Hotel, next door to Reed Smith (510 Market St).

ACCOMODATIONS AND TRAVEL:

ACA has arranged for discounted hotel guest rooms at the Fairmont Pittsburgh Hotel. Rooms are available for $219 per night at on the nights of October 3 and 4. To reserve your room at the Fairmont, register via a special Web site or call the reservations department at 800-441-1414 and mention the ACA room block. The room block expires September 10, 2012, so call at your earliest convenience.

FAIRMONT HOTEL RESERVATIONS FOR ACA MEMBERS


MEETING HOSTS:

The lead host for the ACA Leaders Workshop is BlueTree Allied Angels. We also thank the Pennsylvania Angel Network, Pittsburgh Technology Council, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse, and Reed Smith for their additional hosting and sponsorship.

REGISTRATION:

  • ACA Member Fee for ACA Leaders Workshop: $300*
  • Fee for Angel Resource Institute Courses: $90
    • Early Exits (with Bill Payne)
    • How to be the Brightest Bulb in the Board Room (with John Huston)

*Attendees receive $100 off of their 2013 ACA Summit registration (in addition to any other discounts).
Registration is available only for ACA members.

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