April 2011

The Science of Geniuses

Thu, Apr 21 2011 - 6:30pm

The Science of Geniuses: The 2010 MacArthur Genius Grant Winners

Tickets are no longer available online but can be purchased at the door.

Carlos Bustamante, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine
Dawn Song, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, UC Berkeley
Emmanuel Saez, Ph.D., E. Read more »

A Good Death: Intersection of Policy and Practice (10/30/09)

Judy Citko, Executive Director, California Coalition for Compassionate Care 
Sharon Fernekees-Jeans, Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Manager of Social Work Services and Spiritual Care, Eden Medical Center, Castro Valley, CA.
Kathe Kelly, R.N., B.S.N., O.C.N. City of Hope Nursing Research & Education, Duarte, CA
Steven Z. Pantilat, M.D., Professor of Clinical Medicine, Alan M. Kates and John M. Burnard Endowed Chair in Palliative Care, UCSF (moderator)
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Distinguished Bay Area Physicians on Health-Care Reform: A Town Hall Meeting (10/5/09)

Len Saputo, M.D., Author, A Return to Healing ­
Lonnie Bristow, M.D. , Former President, American Medical Association (1995-6)
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Women and Chocolate: A Natural Combination (6/25/09)

Mindy Fong, Owner, Jade Chocolates
Christine Doerr, Founder and CEO, Neo Cocoa
Malena Lopez-Maggi, Owner, The Xocolate Bar
Kathy Wiley, Owner, Poco Dolce
Dayna Macy, Communications Director, Yoga Journal; Writer – Moderator Read more »

The Road to Copenhagen: Are We on Track? (6/9/09)

Bill Reilly, Chairman, Climate Works Foundation; Former Administrator, EPA
Larry Schweiger, President, National Wildlife Federation; Board Member, Al Gore’s Alliance for Climate Protection
John Bryson, Retired CEO, Southern California Edison; Co-founder, National Resources Defense Council Read more »

Bicycle Safety Town Hall keynote (6/3/09)

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Will Kempton, Director of CalTrans
Carl Guardino, President and CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership Group - Moderator Read more »

Panel on Personal Genomic Testing (5/19/09)

Linda Avey, Co-founder, 23andMe
Daniel Ballon, Fellow, Technology Studies, Pacific Research Institute
David Magnus, Associate Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine
Mark Gerstein, Albert Williams Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, Computer Science, Yale University
Janet Rae-Dupree, Technology and Science Writer, Unboxed Media; Senior Editor, U.S. News & World Report  - Moderator Read more »

Entrepreneurial Women in the Food Business (5/12/09)

Cristina Besher, Owner, Kika’s Treats
Gabrielle Feuersinger, Cake Designer and Owner, Cake Coquette
Molly Fuller, Co-owner and President, Hands On Gourmet
Nona Lim, Owner, Cook! SF
Cathy Curtis, Chair, Bay Gourmet Member-Led Forum; Financial Advisor, Curtis Financial Planning – Moderator Read more »

Lt. Sam Robinson: Prison Gangs (5/7/09)

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Lt. Sam Robinson, San Quentin State Prison Read more »

Hal Elrod: The A-B-Cs of Life Purpose: Loving the Life You Have While Creating the Life of Your Dreams (2/24/09)

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Hal Elrod, Motivational Speaker; Author, Taking Life Head On!

In this inspirational presentation, Elrod will share his incredible story from being declared clinically dead to making a full recovery in less than two months. Since his accident, Elrod has created strategies he will share about how to turn every challenge into an opportunity and how to change any adversity into an advantage. Join us in learning about our own personal strengths and what you can do to harness them. Read more »