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In Naples:

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.

Thursday, March 12, 2015, Ms. Cecilia d'Oliveira, Executive Director of OpenCourseWare (OCW) at MIT will join us for a luncheon. Ms. d’Oliveira provides leadership for the institution’s highly acclaimed OCW program. Ms. d’Oliveira is a member of MIT’s Council on Educational Technology and works closely with MIT faculty and staff on issues related to educational technology innovation, implementation and support on the MIT campus.

In Sarasota:

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.

Friday, March 20,2015, Andrew C. Kadak will meet with us for a lunch.  Andy is a professor in MIT's nuclear science and engineering department.  He is a specialist in advanced reactor design, safety analysis, and improved licensing standards for new reactor designs.  Before joining MIT, he was president and CEO of Yankee Atomic Electric Company and has years of experience with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission as a licensee.  Currently, he is the president of Kadak Associates, a consulting firm that focuses on management and strategic issues facing the nuclear power industry.

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

Monday, January 12, 2015

Ed Clissold Luncheon (Sarasota) 
Ed Clissold, CFA will be sharing his insights on current market conditions as well as sharing with us his forecasts on the economy and markets. This will be an update to the very insightful talk that Ed presented last year.

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Jim McDonald Meeting (Naples)
Jim McDonald be sharing his thoughts on the Investment Outlook for 2015. 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.


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