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Due to the seasonal nature of our membership, our club events are normally held January through April. The following is our preliminary meeting schedule for 2015. Please check back later in the year for additional details.

In Naples:

Thursday, February 5, 2015, Jim McDonald will meet with us for a luncheon at Northern Park Shore. Jim is an Executive Vice President and the Chief Investment Strategist for Northern Trust. In addition, he chairs the Northern Trust Tactical Asset Allocation Committee, is a member of the Investment Policy and Private Equity Investment Committees, and is trustee of the Northern Trust Alpha Strategies and Equity Long/Short Strategies Hedge Funds.

Friday, February 27, 2015, we will meet with Professor Susan Silbey for a luncheon at the Naples Yacht Club. Susan is head of Anthropology at MIT and is also the Leon and Anne Goldberg Professor of Humanities, Sociology and Anthropology / Professor of Behavioral and Policy Sciences, Sloan School of Management

In Sarasota:

Monday, January 12, 2015, we will meet for a luncheon at Northern Trust for a talk by Ed Clissold, the U.S. Market Strategist for the Ned Davis Research Group. The Ned Davis Research Group is a leading independent market research firm with over 1,100 institutional clients in over three dozen countries. Ed will be sharing his insights on current market conditions as well as sharing with us his forecasts on the economy and markets.

Thursday, February 12, 2015, Professor Bruce Tidor will meet with us for a luncheon at Laurel Oak Country Club. Bruce teaches and does research at MIT's Department of Biological Engineering, the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, and the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.

Welcome to the MIT Club of Southwest Florida!

The MIT Club of Southwest Florida serves Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumni and alumnae in Southwest Florida extending from Naples, Marco Island, Bonita Springs, and Fort Myers to Sarasota and Bradenton.

We sponsor a wide variety of events, including lectures, seminars, social events, plant tours, and museum trips. Events are open to all MIT alumni/ae and their guests. You do not have to be a paid member to attend events, but paid members do get discounts to some events. This website is your gateway to activities and news for the Club of Southwest Florida, a way to find out what your fellow alumni are doing and stay connected.

Upcoming Meetings

Due to the seasonal nature of our membership, our club events are normally held January through April. Please look at the Announcements section of our website for our 2015 event schedule.  Registration normally opens about six weeks before each event.


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