January 2011

EVs + Smart Grid

Thu, Jan 13 2011 - 9:00am

People Power: Rethinking Electricity

Dian Grueneich, Former Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission
Mark Duvall, Director of Electric Transportation and Energy Storage, Electric Power Research Institute
Ted Howes, Partner, IDEO

How will electric utilities adapt to a world of distributed generation and choice among formerly captive customers? Will utilities become a combination of eBay and UPS, shuttling electrons between many buyers and sellers? Read more »

Professional Development: How I Grew My Brain in 1 Hour

Fri, Oct 8 2010

Twitter aims for 1 billion users

Tue, Oct 12 2010
LA Times Business

Twitter Events Now a Priority; Is the Hashtag Dead?

Tue, Oct 12 2010

I Heart SF Party: Addicted to Art, Food, Fashion, Music and Hands on Politics.

Thu, Jan 20 2011 - 7:00pm

I Heart SF Party
Addicted to Art, Food, Fashion, Music and Hands-on-Politics

Youthful, artful, hip, cultured, radical, sexy and green – San Francisco is all that and more. Join us as we toast the city with INFORUM’s 2nd annual I Heart SF bash at Public Works. We’re rounding up the best of SF to bring you the ultimate celebration of expression, with a sampling of all the things that make our city so lovable. Read more »

Financial Crisis Report

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Thu, Jan 20 2011 - 6:00pm

The Financial Crisis Inquiry Report:  Findings and Ramifications

This program is postponed until February 15. Read more »

William Draper: The Start Up Game (SV)

Thu, Jan 20 2011 - 7:00pm

William Draper

Entrepreneur; Author, The Startup Game

Tom Vertin, Head of Global Sales and Service, Silicon Valley Bank - Moderator Read more »

Trotsky: Downfall of a Revolutionary

Mon, Feb 7 2011 - 5:30pm

Trotsky: Downfall of a Revolutionary

Join us for a lively discussion of Trotsky: Downfall of a Revolution, by Bertrand Patenaude. This new biography of Trotsky, the so-called "third man" of Soviet communism, focuses on the last three-and-a-half years of his life, in exile in Mexico, pursued relentlessly and finally murdered by Stalin's assassins. As a reminder, this is a book discussion group; the author will not be present.

MLF: SF Book Discussion
SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. Read more »

Successful Strategies for Products That Win

Tue, Feb 8 2011 - 6:00pm

Successful Strategies for Products That Win

Steve Blank, Serial Entrepreneur; Founder, E.piphany; Professor, UC Berkeley and Stanford Engineering; Author, Four Steps to the Epiphany

From a leading serial entrepreneur, learn a step-by-step strategy for entrepreneurs and investors to successfully organize sales, marketing and business development for a new product or company. Packed with concrete examples, Blank offers insight into what makes some startups successful and leaves others selling off their furniture. Read more »