Alumni Events

For information or questions about upcoming Alumni Association events, contact us by phone at (800) 370-4959 or by email at alumni@rand.org.

Previous Events

Most of our past events are listed in the RAA Members Only section of this site, with videos and photos.

  • Books in prison, concept of freedom of thought, photo by tapui/AdobeStock

    Expanding Education and Employment Opportunities for Inmates and Ex-offenders

    Contributions to the Alumni Impact Fund are helping RAND researchers advance education opportunities and career prospects for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals. Join RAND for a brunch discussion with the current AIF recipients. [Santa Monica, CA]

    Sep 21, 2019

  • Healthcare, opioid epidemic and drug abuse concept with the map of USA filled with oxycodone and hydrocodone pharmaceutical pills on the American flag, photo by Victor Moussa/AdobeStock

    Solving the Opioid Crisis

    Join us for a discussion with RAND experts who are working to model the comprehensive opioid ecosystem and help reverse the tide of this critical challenge. [Washington, D.C.]

    Sep 12, 2019

  • RAND & Pardee RAND Alumni Summer Reunion

    Come reunite with alumni from all eras. The summer reunion is a chance for RAND and Pardee RAND alumni to connect with colleagues past and present, reminisce with friends, and meet the newest members of the community. [Santa Monica, CA]

    Jun 20, 2019

  • American and North Korean flags facing opposite directions

    Understanding and Shaping the Ongoing Korea Crisis

    Upon return from his latest trip to the Korean Peninsula, RAND's Bruce Bennett will offer RAND alumni and supporters his analysis of the recent appearance of a détente between North and South Korea. He also will explain U.S. options for shaping the ongoing crisis and suggest new opportunities to pressure North Korea toward denuclearization. [Santa Monica, CA]

    Mar 26, 2018

  • Chess pieces painted in the European Union and Union Jack flags, representing Brexit negotiations.

    After Brexit: Economic Prospects for the UK, EU, and U.S.

    The United Kingdom is scheduled to leave the European Union in March, 2019, but there is uncertainty about whether the break will be "soft," "hard," or even final. Ambassador Charles Ries and RAND senior economist Howard Shatz will discuss Brexit options and how they could impact U.S. economic, foreign policy, and security interests. [Washington, D.C.]

    Mar 20, 2018

  • Community-Led Programs to Counter Violent Extremism

    Community-led programs that focus on countering violent extremism are critical in the fight against radicalization. Todd Helmus will give RAND Alumni Association members and Pardee RAND Graduate School alumni an update on RAND's Program Evaluation Toolkit for Countering Violent Extremism. [Santa Monica, CA]

    Sep 27, 2017

  • RAND Alumni Summer Reunion at RAND's Santa Monica headquarters on June 14, 2016

    Photo Gallery: Alumni Reconnect at Summer Reunion

    More than 85 RAND alumni gathered in Santa Monica in July for the third annual summer reunion. See photographs from the event.

    Aug 9, 2016

  • Man wearing half civilian suit and half military uniform

    Santa Monica Event: Soldiers and Civilian Jobs

    More than 2.8 million men and women have served in the military since 9/11, and more than 50 percent face a period of unemployment when they leave. Jeff Wenger will explain how a tool developed by RAND can reduce veteran unemployment and job turnover for veterans who do find jobs.

    May 14, 2016