Regular Events

SIBSAN organizes a series of annual events for all members:

New Alumni Welcome Mingle - September

An opportunity for alumni from all schools to welcome new graduates home after their studies abroad as well as mingling with old alumni from all of SIBSAN´s network in a relaxed setting. 

Golf Trophy - May or September 

A friendly Golf Tournament between the alumni associations of SIBSAN at a Golf Club in the vicinity of Stockholm


Nobel Laureate in Economics drink and mingle - December

The years the laureate in Economics comes from one of the Universities with a SIBSAN member alumni association, which is most years, the laureate is invited to an informal drinks reception and discussions with fellow alumni and other alumni from the SIBSAN network. 

Black Tie Ball - February or March

The party of the year where alumni from all schools gather in the beautiful facilities of the Royal Cavalry in Stockholm for a Black Tie dinner with entertainment and dancing. Naturally spouses and significant others are most welcome. 

Member Organized Events

In addition, the member alumni associations frequently a large variety of events, available for all member alumni.
Examples of previous events:

HR Executives panel discussion

The Swedish INSEAD Alumni Association is pleased to invite you to an insightful interactive panel discussion on how leading HR Executives are tackling short and long term challenges. The panel will provide an exclusive point of view from both private and public companies as well as the public sector.

Breakfast presentation by Entrepreneurship Professor John Mullins London Business School

John Mullins is an Associate Professor of Management Practice in Entrepreneurship and Marketing at London Business School. An award-winning teacher and scholar, John brings to his teaching and research 20 years of executive experience in high-growth retailing firms including two ventures he founded and one he took public. His two best sellers,'The New Business Road Test' (the definitive work on assessing and shaping new venture opportunities) and 'Getting to Plan B' (with Randy Komisar; the "Best Book for Business Owners" in 2009 according to INC magazine) have won widespread adoption in business schools around the world, as well as critical acclaim. John will speak about his most recent work, as published in Harvard Business Review (2013): ‘Use Customer Cash to Finance Your Start-Up’. 

Presentation on National competitiveness and the role of private sector leaders by HBS Professor Christian H.M Ketels

Organized by Harvard Business School Club of Sweden.

Presentation and panel discussion with SJs new CEO, Crister Fritzson

Organized by Stanford and Henley Alumni Association

The new energy market in the Nordic and Continental EuropeAndreas Regnell, Vice President Strategy and Sustainability, Vattenfall

Group Conditions and challenges within the European energy sector have changed dramatically over the past few years. Henley Business School Alumni welcomed to an interesting lunch focusing on the new energy landscape emerging in the Nordics and Continental Europe.

HBS networking and socializing

Meet other HBS or SIBSAN alumni in Stockholm for some networking with a light snack and featuring a keynote speaker: Stefan Krookfounder of God Fond, explains not for profit organisations

Will crowdsourcing revolutionaize financing, innovation and R&D? 

By 2017, more than half of consumer goods manufacturers will receive 75 percent of their consumer innovation and R&D capabilities from crowdsourced solutions according to Gartner. This will be the topic of this evenings panel discussion. 

How the Swedish Government works and how to get things done”

Presentation and panel discussion at Regeringskansliet oganized by HBS

Networking and private shopping at Ralph Lauren

The Harvard Club of Sweden has kindly invited the members of the SIBSAN to share a networking and private shopping event with champagne and canapes at the Ralph Lauren store on Biblioteksgatan in Stockholm. 

McKinsey presentation on its Economic Report on Sweden

Organized by INSEAD alumni association. 

Luncheon with the President of Swedish Trade Union Confederation Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson

“Has the right-wing economic model played out its role in today ?s financially hard struck Europe?”The London Business School Alumni Club of Sweden has the pleasure of inviting you to a SIBSAN Speakers Lunch event featuring one of the five most powerful persons in Swedish public life – the president of the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO), Karl-Petter Mr Thorwaldsson.

Presentation by Charlotte Brogren, Director General - Vinnova

Organized by The London Business School Alumni Club of Sweden.

Luncheon with Gabriel Urwitz, Segulah Advisors. 

On the topic of Private Equity, Gabriel will discuss the following topics: 

- How to spot the best companies

- How to create value in the portfolio companies 

- How to maximize the exit value

Luncheon with the CEO of Svenska Riskkapitalföreningen, Marie Reinius.

Organized by HBS Club of Sweden. This is an opportunity to listen to up to date commentary on the Private Equity and Venture Capital sector in Sweden, and discuss the matter with other alumni around a good lunch.

Investing in the East

Peter Elam Håkansson, the Chairman and founder of East Capital Group will speak about his experience of investing in Eastern Europe and touch upon current topics of investing in Eastern Europe and China. East Capital is the leading independent asset manager specialising in the emerging markets of Eastern Europe and China. The company, founded in 1997, bases its investment strategy on thorough knowledge of the markets, fundamental analysis and frequent company visits by its investment teams. East Capital actively manages EUR 5 billion in public equity, private equity and real estate. It is headquartered in Stockholm, with offices in Hong Kong, Kyiv, Moscow, Oslo, Paris, Shanghai and Tallinn.

Organized by Stern Alumni Association

Recent past events

Below is presented an selection of recent past events, click on each for more information and images.