August 2011

India and China in the World Economy and Why That Matters

Thu, Aug 25 2011 - 6:00pm

India and China in the World Economy, and Why That Matters

William Miller, Herbert Hoover Professor of Public and Private Management Emeritus, Stanford Graduate School of Business; President Emeritus, SRI International
Rafiq Dossani, Senior Research Scholar, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University; Executive Director, South Asia Initiative
Sean Randolph, President and CEO, Bay Area Council Economic Institute - Moderator
 
India and China are the world’s two most populous countri Read more »

Urban Wine Uncorked

Thu, Aug 25 2011 - 6:30pm

Urban Wine Uncorked

Advance tickets no longer available. Tickets available in limited quantities at the door. Read more »

Death Valley: Wildflowers, Canyons, and Controversy

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Mon, Sep 19 2011 - 6:00pm

Death Valley: Wildflowers, Canyons and Controversy?

Frank Ackerman, Retired National Park Ranger, Death Valley; Curator of Education, Nevada State Railroad Museum Read more »

San Francisco Architecture Walking Tour #7

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Wed, Aug 24 2011 - 1:45pm

San Francisco Architecture Walking Tour

This program is sold out

Explore San Francisco’s Financial District with historian Rick Evans and learn the history and stories behind some of our city’s remarkable structures, streets, and public squares. Hear about the famous architects that influenced the building of San Francisco after the 1906 Earthquake. Discover hard-to-find rooftop gardens, Art Deco lobbies, unique open spaces, and historic landmarks. Read more »

Rod Ponath, M.D.: Selected Remarks on Correctional Psychiatry

Mon, Oct 17 2011 - 5:15pm

Selected Remarks on Correctional Psychiatry

This program is postponed

Rod Ponath, M.D.

Working as a psychiatrist at San Quentin State Prison is not what Dr. Ponath expected. In less than 15 years, he has witnessed it transition from what felt like the last health-care frontier in a third world country to a state-of-the-art setting with a $140 million health-care services building where one might discuss the unique cultural competencies required to treat prison inmates. Read more »