March 2012

Need, Speed, and Greed : the New Rules of Innovation

Fri, Mar 30 2012 - 12:00pm

Need, Speed and Greed: The New Rules of Innovation

Vijay V. Read more »

Michael McConnell: Why is Religious Liberty the First Freedom?

Tue, Apr 17 2012 - 12:00pm

Why Is Religious Liberty the First Freedom?

Michael McConnell, Director of the Constitutional Law Center, Stanford Law School; Senior Fellow, The Hoover Institution

Among the many rights and freedoms that Americans enjoy, what is the correct constitutional status of religious freedom? Should it be a “first freedom” and have priority over other rights or is it equal? These questions are at the heart of the current national debate over religious freedom, contraception, and the new federal health-care law. Read more »

Dave Eggers: INFORUM's 21st Century Award

Thu, Mar 22 2012 - 7:00pm

DAVE EGGERS: INFORUM’S 21ST CENTURY VISIONARY AWARD

Dave Eggers, Founder and Editor, McSweeney’s; Co-Founder, 826 Valencia; Author, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius;

In conversation with Dan Moulthrop, Co-Author, Teachers Have It Easy; Co-founder, The Civic Commons; Former Public Radio Host

Having charmed the literary world at the age of 30 with his best-seller, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, Eggers immediately lent his commercial success to the enlightenment Read more »

Ellen Looyen: Building a Charismatic Personal Brand

Tue, Mar 20 2012 - 6:00pm
Building a Charismatic Personal Brand

Ellen Looyen, Branding Commentator, KGO Radio; Author, My Personal Brand Advantage

Having a unique brand can instantly enhance your credibility, visibility and charismatic influence. Learn from "America’s Leader in Personal Branding" (The NYC Conference Board) on how to position yourself as THE expert in your field and share your personal brand story to influence others.

Vaughn Walker: The Private Law Office

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Thu, Apr 19 2012 - 12:00pm

Vaughn Walker: The Private Law Office

Vaughn Walker,
Retired Chief U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of California, 1989-2011
Peter Keane, Professor of Law UC Hastings; Dean Emeritus Golden Gate Law School - Moderator

Having delivered rulings on such controversial cases as the NSA warrantless wiretapping, the Apple Computer, Inc. v. Microsoft Corporation copyright infringement case, and most recently the constitutional challenge of California’s Proposition 8, Judge Vaughn R. Read more »

Going Local

Fri, Mar 23 2012 - 12:00pm

Going Local

Dan Rosen, Founder and CEO, Solar Mosaic
Michael Shuman, Author, Local Dollars Local Sense
Andrew Swallow, Founder, Mixt Greens; Author, Mixt Salads: A Chef's Bold Creations

After decades of globalization there’s a new current pulling the other direction. Read more »

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