November 2011

Robert Mueller, FBI Director: Changing Threats In A Changing World

Thu, Nov 17 2011 - 11:30am

Changing Threats in a Changing World: Staying Ahead of Terrorists, Spies and Hackers

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Robert S. Mueller III, Director, FBI

As technology and globalization change our world, the threats to our nation’s security are changing as well. The FBI must stay ahead of these changes, in order to protect our safety and prosperity. Read more »

Chris Matthews in Silicon Valley

Tue, Nov 8 2011 - 7:00pm

Chris Matthews

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Host, “Hardball with Chris Matthews,” MSNBC; Author, Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero

David Kennedy, Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History, Emeritus, Stanford University - Moderator

Come discover a new side to an American icon. Throughout the media storm that has followed him in life and death, President John F. Read more »

Dr. Susan Hockfield - President of MIT

Wed, Nov 9 2011 - 7:00pm

Revving Up America's Innovation Engine

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Dr. Susan Hockfield, President, MIT
Stephen Wright, Vice President of Strategic Communications, Silicon Valley Leaderships Group- Moderator

The U.S. rose as an economic power on the strength of its innovation system: We pursued advanced scientific research, turned those discoveries into breakthrough innovations and manufactured them for markets around the world. Read more »

Dava Sobel: A More Perfect Heaven

Mon, Nov 7 2011 - 6:00pm

Dava Sobel: A More Perfect Heaven

Author, Longitude and Galileo’s Daughter; Science Writer

The bestselling author of Longitude and Galileo's Daughter tells the story of Nicolaus Copernicus and the revolution he inspired. By 1514, the reclusive cleric Copernicus had written an initial outline of his heliocentric theory — in which he defied common sense and received wisdom to place the sun, not the Earth, at the center of our universe. Read more »

Muhtar Kent, Coca Cola Chairman/CEO: The American Promise in 2020

Wed, Nov 16 2011 - 6:00pm

The American Promise in 2020

Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO, Coca-Cola Company Read more »