50th Anniversary Events
Our 50th anniversary, which began with our alumni celebration at The Dorchester in London, will continue in 2017 with alumni events and student explorations planned in more than 20 locations in six continents. See below how we celebrated with events in 2016 and what we have planned for 2017.
Events in 2017
- 15th February - Dean's Lecture with Mergers and Acquisitions Research Centre and special guest speaker Dominique Senequier, Global CEO of Ardian
- 29th March - Institute of Directors (IoD) and Cass Event with Lady Barbara Judge, Chairman of IoD and Professor Marianne Lewis, Dean of Cass
- 24th May - Mais Lecture: Restoring Trust in the Banking System - Lord Brian Griffiths of Fforestfach, Vice Chairman, Goldman Sachs International, former Dean of Cass and former advisor to Margaret Thatcher
- 27th October - 50th anniversary closing event. London Transport Museum, Covent Garden.
Events in 2016
- 30th November - The Contrarian Prize Lecture Debate - "Contrarianism in an age of conformity". Should contrarian views be curtailed when they differ from the established consensus? Read more about the event.
- 27th October - Cass Innovation Forum - Clayton Christensen, awarded 'No. 1 Management Thinker in the World', shares insights from his latest book Competing Against Luck. Read more about the event.
- 19th October - Dean's Lecture - Andrew G. Haldane, Chief Economist, Bank of England, Cash for Questions: Could money become entirely digital? Read more about the event.
- 17th October - Cass Executive Masterclass: Re-Imagine Excellence - with Tom Peters, co-author of In Search of Excellence 'the book that changed the way the world does business'. Read more about the event.
- 30th September - 50th Anniversary Celebration at The Dorchester, London - with special guests alumnus Muhtar Kent, CEO and Chair of the Coca-Cola Company, and William Lewis, CEO of Dow Jones. Read more about the event. View photos from the event on Flickr.
Global alumni events
We also have a range of global alumni events taking place in the following cities in 2017, hosted by the Dean of Cass:
- Beijing, China
- Dubai, UAE
- Hong Kong, China
- Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
- New York, USA
- Shanghai, China
- Sydney, Australia
- Toronto, Canada.