CUBIC: Innovators and Disruptors in Transportation and Defense

What keeps companies at the top of their game?  Innovation.

Hear directly from Cubic how innovation is a core value to their corporate culture and success. This is a rare opportunity to hear directly from the top executives leading their three business units:  Transportation, Global Defense (Training)  and Mission Solution (C4ISR).  Click on each person for their bio.

They will provide four LIVE in-depth technology demonstrations. Click on each product below to watch a short video preview.

  1. ATLAS with GATR
  2. Bandit Board
  3. Mobile Suite (Transportation Management)
  4. Immersive Game-Based Courseware

The audience Q&A will be led by Anne O’Donnell, Senior Executive Director of Development, Corporate Relations at UC San Diego 

Cubic Overview Brochure (click here)

About Cubic Corporation

Cubic is a market-leading, technology provider of integrated solutions that increase situational understanding for transportation, defense C4ISR and training customers worldwide to decrease urban congestion and improve the militaries’ effectiveness and operational readiness. Cubic Global Defense Systems is a leading provider of live, virtual, constructive and game-based training solutions for the U.S. and allied forces. Cubic Transportation Systems is a leading integrator of payment and information technology and services to create intelligent travel solutions for transportation authorities and operators. Cubic Mission Solutions provides networked Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities for defense, intelligence, security and commercial missions.


5:30: Registration, Networking, food and drinks
6:30: Presentation
7:30: Audience Q & A
8:00: Program Concludes, Networking, Coffee & Dessert until 8:30

MITEF Members and MITEF Sponsors: Free
Non-members: $65
MIT Alums:  $50
​​On-Site: $75

NOTE:  Online Registration ends at 11AM, the day of the event.  If you register online after 11AM, you will be charged $75, the on-site price. NO REFUNDS after Oct 12

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MIT Club San Diego Inaugural Gala



The MIT Club of San Diego Proudly Presents an Inaugural Gala Dinner

On the evening of Friday May 12th 2017 join illustrious MIT Alumni at the exclusive University Club, gorgeously situated atop Symphony Tower, overlooking Downtown San Diego. The Sunset Reception will give all a chance to renew old acquaintances, make new friends, and chat with our honored speaker, MIT Professor Arnold Barnett. We will then enjoy dinner, followed by an informing and invigorating presentation “The 2016 Presidential Election:  A Statistical Guide to the Perplexed” by Professor Barnett.

Are you a mean dancer? Show your fellow alums after the dinner talk during our Gaussian Random Dance. No need to feel shy: Dancing is deterministically fun and will be aided by games like the Bernoulli mixer and Markov Congo Chain.


6:00 Pm Sunset Reception with Appetizers and cash bar
7:00 pm Seated Dinner with choice of entrees
7:45 pm Presentation by Professor Barnett
8:45 pm Open Discussion with Professor Barnett
9:00 pm Gaussian Random Dance

Honored Guest, Professor Arnold Barnett
MIT Sloan School of Management
George Eastman Professor of Management Sciences

Professor Arnold Barnett

Professor Barnett – known to his students as Arnie – has been a Sloan favorite for many years, having been honored 14 times for excellence in teaching. His self-deprecating sense of humor and uncanny ability to explain complex statistical concepts in a simple way have enabled him to do what is nearly impossible – make statistics a student favorite! Come and hear how he explains “The 2016 Presidential Election:  A Statistical Guide to the Perplexed.”

Ticket Prices, per person:

MIT Club of San Diego Members and up to one guest. Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors we are able to extend the early bird rate of $95 per person until registration ends on May 11.

Non-Member MIT Alumni and up to one guest is now $140 through May 11 (and you will become a member).
Tickets for all others, including additional guests, are now $170 per person.


Formal dress is recommended (but optional) – suits, Cardinal and Gray outfits, or tuxedos for the men and cocktail attire for the women. This is a special occasion, so why not dress up?

San Diego University Club


Our Sponsors

We are delighted that the organizations below have joined to sponsor the Gala. If your organization would like to join in sponsoring the Gala, please contact:

Sreenivas Koka at or 619-456-3712


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Saturday night date — Dinner and a Movie with the MIT Club


Enjoy a Saturday afternoon/evening with your friends from the MIT Club of San Diego and the MIT Enterprise Forum. We will be watching the $2 Bill Documentary followed by family style Italian dinner from Buca di Beppo. Popcorn and other theater concessions will be available for purchase.

While some believe that $2 bills are no longer made, they are alive and well. In this comprehensive and entertaining documentary, learn all about “the deuce” from its history to its many superstitions, the way it’s perceived and used in society, and even some incredible stories about the ways it connects people. If you’ve ever had a $2 bill in your hands and wondered anything about it, this is the film to see.

Film Director John Bennardo was interviewed on the popular NPR program Weekend Marketplace in September, 2016. He discussed the film and some of the behind-the-scenes activities that made the film happen. The film includes interviews with MIT Sloan faculty member, Chris Noe, and MIT Sloan alumnus, Erik Mintz. Erik is an Associate Producer of the film and will be flying in from Florida to attend this event!  He’ll field questions and perhaps tell us some behind-the-scenes stories.

When: Saturday, July 22. Movie starts at 4:00pm, followed by dinner (~6:00pm-7:00pm), served at the theater

Where: Digital Gym, North Park (see below for address and map)


Dinner and Movie: $30 MIT CLUB + MITEF members and their guests, $40 ALL non-members

Movie only: $15 MIT CLUB + MITEF members and their guests, $20 ALL non-members

Visit the movie website to see more about this award winning film: 2 Dollar Bill Movie



Erik earned an M.B.A. from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering from Florida Atlantic University. Mintz has twenty-six years of experience in the software industry. He spent the first eleven years of his career with IBM.

In late 2000, he founded his own software company, e2M Systems, which was acquired by Constant Contact in 2008. He worked for eight years with Constant Contact as Director, Market Intelligence. Mintz is now CEO of his second start-up called DealCoachPro Inc.

While at MIT, Mintz had a fascinating experience with $2 bills in an Economics class, which prompted him to begin researching the currency. He published an article called “What is Special About a $2 Bill?” Through this article, he came in contact with director John Bennardo and was subsequently interviewed for the film. Since childhood, Mintz has had a fascination with the $2 bill — so much so that he signed on as Associate Producer. The film includes data from his research, and to a large extent is structured around the information that he provided.

Contact Information

Primary Contact

David Gill

Date & Location

Date: 7/22/2017
Time: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Digital Gym

2921 El Cajon Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92104

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ScaleMatrix Tech Symposium

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The San Diego Technology Symposium is a high impact event aimed at combining relevant and timely content sessions conducted by recognized industry leaders, with an exciting technology fair and premium networking session.


2:30pm                        Doors Open for Educational Sessions
3:30pm – 5:30pm      Educational Sessions (Attend 1st session for exclusive raffle)
5:30pm – 8:00pm      Technology Fair & Networking 

Ticket price includes access to educational sessions, technology fair, delicious appetizers, beer & wine, and networking with San Diego’s finest IT professionals, like yourself! 25% of your ticket price will be donated to the San Diego Food Bank. Get your tickets now to avoid the line.  MIT Enterprise Forum members and sponsors receive 50% off the ticket price. Enter code: MITEFMember

Program Committee Meeting

It’s like a Backstage Pass to our programs!

Have you ever wanted to meet with top San Diego executives and not just shake their hands, but really get to know their operations and work standards?  Attend our Program Committee meetings and you’ll do just that!  We have exciting programs coming up this year and could use your expertise.  Help decide the questions to ask; the marketing message; even suggest a speaker or two.  It all happens at our Program Committee Meetings.

Register today! It’s free.