ACA Leaders Workshop
October 4-5, 2012
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.
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
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:
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.
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.