Spies & Heroes:TSC Annual Black Tie Fundraiser

  1. Spies & Heroes:TSC Annual Black Tie Fundraiser
    Event on 2014-05-09 19:00:00

    For group discounts of >10 Guests and Sponsorship Opportunities,Contact007Gala@TechSciCorp.com

    Her Majesty's Secret Service cordially invites you to spend an evening celebrating the victories ofJames Bond (aka 007). Your mission, should you choose to accept, is to have a great time socializing with Governor's office,Heroes, Business Executives, World Leaders, and international secretagents wannabes while raising critical funds for Final Salute Inc. and honoring our Wounded Warriors for keeping us safe!

    The Cars

    Vintage DB5& Bond Car Alley – International Car Models

    Car Photography with Exotic Weapons

    Appetizers

    Heavy Bond Theme hors d'oeuvres

    Spirits

    "Shaken not Stirred" Martini Bar & Ice Sculpture Luge

    Dress to Impress Attire

    007 Tux, BondBeauty, Military formal, or Ceremonial Kilts

    "Skyfall" Red Carpet Photography

    Casino

    Baccarat and Roulette

    Fine,Vintage Cigars for Purchase from Bond Cigar Girl

    Solitaire's Psychic Salon

    "Live & Let Die" Tarot Reading Salon

    Lipsology Reading

    Special Appearances

    Mr. Big,Ms. P.Galore,Xenia,Vesper, other 007 Look-A-Likes

    VIPGuests

    VA & MD Governor's Office

    Wounded Warriors, WWII, and Veterans Appreciation Ceremony

    CommunityLeaders

    OtherAttractions

    Q's Cold War Spy Museum with authentic MI6, KGB, and US Intel exhibits

    Silent Auction

    Spa services, Fine Dining, Adventure Trips, Art work, Luxury Items.

    Entertainment

    Live Music and Dancing, 10PM-Midnight

    at Sheraton Premiere
    8661 Leesburg Pike
    Vienna, United States

  2. LES CONFERENCES CARRIERE DE LINSEAD – The Transition to CEO
    Event on 2014-05-21 08:30:00

    LES CONFERENCES CARRIERE DE L'INSEAD

    The Career Development Center of INSEAD and the INSEAD Alumni Association Franceare delighted to invite you to the conference:


    The Transition to CEO
    Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 8:30 am
    Cercle de lUnion Interallie 33 rue du Faubourg St Honor 75008 Paris

    The CEO position is the aspiration of most executives. The reality however is often very different from the promise. Within a few years of their appointment, many chief executives are gone and the rate of CEO turnover continues to increase in most regions of the world.

    • What are the challenges expected and non-expected of making this important transition?
    • Why do so many fail?
    • What experiences, skills, personalities and values are demanded at this leadership level?
    • How does a CEO manage the requirements of a Board and other stakeholders such as employees, investors, media or analysts?
    • And how do we help CEO succeed when appointed?

    To answer and discuss these questions, we are delighted to have Norman Walker, Advisor to Board and CEOs, host this session with a panel of two guests: Bernard Attali, Senior Advisor to TPG Capital and former CEO of several listed companies, and Evelyne Sevin (MBA 83J), Partner at Egon Zehnder International.

    Norman Walker advises and consults with Boards and CEOs on organisation and people issues. He is an Advisor to TPG Capital LLP where he leads the evaluation, appointment and reward of Boards and senior management. He Chairs the Vita Group and previously served on the Board of Alcon Inc. and is the co-author of the widely acclaimed book Leadership Passages. He developed and leads a retreat, Boardroom, Business Success, which assists the preparation of future CEOs. He is also an Advisor to the Board Advisory Partnership. From 1998 to 2003 he was a member of the Novartis Executive Committee responsible for Human Resources. Previously he held senior Human Resources positions at Kraft Foods in Europe and the US, at Grand Met and Ford Motor Company.

    Bernard Attali is a Senior Advisor to TPG Capital in France since 2003. During his career he has served in various public and private positions. He was CFO of Club Med, CEO of Datar, Chairman of Paris Region development Agency, Chairman of EEC Committees in Brussels, Chairman and CEO of major insurance companies including Groupe des Assurances Nationales), Chairman and CEO of Air France (1988-1993), Chairman of the executive committee of IATA, Chairman of Bankers Trust France, and Vice Chairman for Deutsche Bank Investment banking in Europe. He has also been a member of many French and non French boards boards (SNCF, CIC, BNP, Socit Gnrale, Mridien Hotel, Air Inter, La Poste, Sabena, Baccarat, Eurotunnel). B. Attali serves on the Boards of Air Canada, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) and International Power plc (GDF SUEZ Group). Bernard Attali is Honorary Chairman of Air France Group, Commandeur de la Lgion dHonneur, Commandeur de l'Ordre National du Mrite and was awarded the Mdaille de lAronautique. He is an Institut dEtudes Politiques (Paris) and Ecole Nationale dAdministration graduate in France.

    Evelyne Sevin is partner at Egon Zehnder, which she joined in 1991. She works at international level and serves clients on executive search as well as leadership issues across the industry. She graduated from HEC with a major in finance and later completed her MBA at INSEAD. She started her career within Arthur Andersen and then became a Partner with Stratorg, a European consulting company. Evelyne is a Member of the Founding Board of the WFES since 2005 and has founded two of the leading women networks in France: HEC au Fminin and Grandes Ecoles au Fminin. In 2010 she was elected Board Member and Vice President of La Socit dEncouragement pour lIndustrie Nationale, an institution founded in 1801 to foster research & entrepreneurship.

    at Cercle de lUnion Interalli
    33, Rue du Faubourg Saint Honor
    Chteau de Sainte-Assise, France

  3. Baccarat, trsors de cristal, exposition
    Event on 2014-10-08 00:00:00

    En pleine clart. loccasion du 250e anniversaire de la fondation de la manufacture de Baccarat, le Petit Palais renoue avec le faste des Expositions universelles en accueillant dans ses grandes galeries les tonnants tmoignages de la virtuosit des artistes du cristal.Un choix exceptionnel de plus de trois cents pices provenant de la clbre manufacture lorraine est complt demprunts prestigieux au muse dOrsay, au Louvre, aux Arts dcoratifs, la Cit de la Cramique, aux Arts et Mtiers, au chteau de Compigne et aux muses de Nancy.Baccarat navait pas bnfici de rtrospective en France depuis celle de 1964 au muse des Arts dcoratifs. En accord avec le btiment du Petit Palais lev pour lExposition universelle de 1900, laccent est mis sur les crations de Baccarat prsentes aux grandes expositions parisiennes, de 1823 1937.De nombreux dessins et documents indits permettent ainsi de retracer la gense des pices exposes, de dvoiler leurs sources dinspiration et de les rinsrer dans le got dune poque.

    Du mercredi 8 octobre 2014 au dimanche 4 janvier 2015 :
    - Mardi, mercredi, vendredi, samedi et dimanche de 10:00 18:00
    - Jeudi de 10:00 20:00

    Ferm : 1er janvier, 1er novembre, 11 novembre et 25 dcembre

    Random XPAds Contributions about Stargames :
    Stargames

    at Petit Palais – Muse des Beaux Arts de la ville de Paris
    Avenue Winston Churchill
    Paris, France

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