June 2011

Press Room

The Office of Media and Public Relations provides notification of ongoing Commonwealth Club events to the public and the press. Please find below press releases and articles regarding programmatic developments and significant events, forums, and lectures at the Club. Read more »

Tim Draper

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Thu, Jul 14 2011 - 6:30pm

Tim Draper

Founder and Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson

A longtime advocate for entrepreneurs and free markets, Draper’s venture capital career spans more than 25 years with investments in companies like Skype, Hotmail, Tesla and Meebo. He will discuss the latest trends in venture capital, innovation and competitiveness, and offer survival tips for entrepreneurs.

Location: SV Bank, 3005 Tasman Dr., Santa Clara
Time: 6 p.m. check-in, 6:30 p.m. program
Cost:
$20 standard, $12 members

California Insurer Says It Will Cap Earnings

Wed, Jun 8 2011 - 12:14am
The New York Times

The Taliban Shuffle

Thu, Jun 23 2011 - 6:30pm

Kim Barker: The Taliban Shuffle

This program is cancelled

Reporter, ProPublica; Former South Asia Correspondent, The Chicago Tribune; Former Edward R. Read more »

Peter Calthorpe, Founder, Calthorpe Associates; Author, Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change (5/25/11)

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Salmon Odyssey (6/3/11)

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Salmon Odyssey

 

Phil Isenberg, Chair, Delta Vision Task Force
James Norton, Filmmaker, Salmon: Running the Gauntlet
Jonathan Rosenfield, Ph.D., Conservation Biologist, The Bay Institute

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