April 2011

Digestive Health

Tue, May 3 2011 - 6:00pm

Digestive Health

Liz Lipski, Ph.D. and C.C.N.
Richard Auld, M.D.
Len Saputo, M.D.

Three experts will discuss the most common maladies of the digestive tract, such as belching, bloating and flatulence, heartburn, inflammatory bowel disease, constipation and dietary fiber intake, absorption of nutrients, and the effects of aging and medication on the digestive tract.

MLF: Health & Medicine
SF Club Office
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Energy Policy: What’s Next? (4/5/11)

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Energy Policy: What’s Next?


T.J. Glauthier, Former Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy
James Sweeney, Director, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, Stanford
Tony Knowles, Chair, National Energy Policy Institute; Former Governor, Alaska

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Jim Rogers: Duke of Energy (4/5/11)

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Duke of Energy


Jim Rogers, Chairman and CEO, Duke Energy

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The Commonwealth

April/May 2011

Conservative columnist and commentator David Brooks discusses President Obama, the national mood, and psychology in this month's cover story. Also this issue: Tom Campbell, Nora Ephron, public pensions panel discussion, Uldis Kruze on how Japan met America, and Dr. Gloria Duffy on disaster avoidance.

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The Commonwealth December/January

December 2010/January 2011

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton headlines this month's issue, and she's joined by her predecessor, Condoleezza Rice, as well as Prop 8 attorney David Boies, David Gergen, the Swiss Chancellor, chef Rick Bayless, and much more.

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Joel Brinkley - Cambodia's Curse

Thu, May 5 2011 - 6:00pm

Cambodia's Curse: The Modern History of a Troubled Land

Joel Brinkley, Professor of Journalism, Stanford University; Former Reporter and Editor, The New York Times

More than a generation after the fall of the Khmer Rouge, Cambodia shows many signs of having overcome its devastating history. But under this facade lies a country still haunted by terror. As many as two million Cambodians, one-third of the nation’s population, were killed during the Khmer Rouge regime. Read more »

Conversations with Terrorists: Their Views on Politics, Violence, and Empire

Fri, May 6 2011 - 12:00pm

Conversations with Terrorists: Their Views on Politics, Violence and Empire

Reese Erlich, Foreign Correspondent; Author, Conversations with Terrorists

A veteran journalist will take you inside the U.S.-led war on terror. Read more »

The Cheeses of the Burgundy Region of France

Thu, May 12 2011 - 6:30pm

The Cheeses of the Burgundy Region of France

The Cheese School of San Francisco is the only independent institution of its kind devoted entirely to helping people maximize their enjoyment and appreciation of cheese. Inspired by The Commonwealth Club’s October 9-14 travel program to the Burgundy region of France, the school’s expert instructors will lead us through a tasting of cheeses and wines primarily from that region. Read more »

Never Fly Solo: How to Build Trusting Partnerships and Reach New Heights in Business

Fri, May 13 2011 - 12:00pm

Never Fly Solo: How to Build Trusting Partnerships and Reach New Heights in Business

Lt. Col. Rob “Waldo” Waldman, MBA, CSP;  Author, Never Fly Solo:  Lead with Courage, Build Trusting Partnerships, and Reach New Heights in Business

Flying solo? Perhaps not! You have support staff, colleagues and significant others. These are your wingmen – those you trust to help you reach new heights in business and life. Read more »