June 2012

Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Jun 18 2012 - 5:30pm

Middle East Discussion Group

Note new date! Now on June 18

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines.  After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend. Read more »

81st Annual California Book Awards

Thu, Jun 7 2012 - 6:00pm
81st Annual California Book Awards

Jack Boulware,
Co-founder and Co-director, Litquake; Author, Gimme Something Better- Master of Ceremonies

Since 1931, the California Book Awards have been honoring literary excellence among authors in the Golden State. At our special awards ceremony, we will bestow gold and silver medals in several categories, including: fiction, nonfiction, first fiction, poetry, young adult, juvenile, Californiana and contribution to publishing. Hear from some literary giants and amazing writers.

David Walker, Former U.S. Comptroller General: Correcting America's Fiscal Imbalances

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Wed, Jun 6 2012 - 6:00pm
David Walker, Former U.S. Comptroller General: Correcting America’s Fiscal Imbalances

Founder, President and CEO, Comeback America Initiative; Author, Comeback America

Through his efforts with Comeback America Initiative, Walker aims to remain a non-partisan voice for lawmakers in the hopes of correcting America’s federal, state and local fiscal imbalances.

Location: SF Club Office
Times: 5:30 p.m. check-in, 6 p.m.


Thu, Jun 28 2012 - 6:00pm


Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, Cardiologist, UCLA Medical Center; Co-author, Zoobiquity
Kathryn Bowers, Science writer; Co-author, Zoobiquity Read more »

The Research and Teamwork Behind the Buck's Breakthrough Discoveries

Thu, Jun 21 2012 - 5:15pm

The Research and Teamwork Behind the Buck's Breakthrough Discoveries

Mary L. McEachron, J.D., Chief Administrative Officer, the Buck Institute

By working to slow the effects of aging and prevent or delay the disorders commonly associated with it, McEachron and Buck Institute scientists are focused on extending the healthy years of life so that growing older doesn't have to mean growing ill. Read more »

Innovation Power

Mon, Jun 4 2012 - 6:00pm

Dan Adler, President, California Clean Energy Fund (CalCEF)
Jeff Byron, Vice Chair, Clean Tech Open; former Commissioner, California Energy Commission
Matt Scullin, Founder & CEO, Alphabet Energy, Inc.
Cathy Zoi, Partner, Silver Lake Kraftwerk; former CEO, Al Gore’s Alliance for Climate Protection

Advance ticket sales are closed for this event; tickets are available at the door

Equity markets are not giving a lot of love to clean tech startups these da Read more »