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Past event

Christina Romer and Keith Hennessey: Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Walter E. Hoadley Annual Economic Forecast

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Fri, Jan 31 2014 - 11:30am

Keith Hennessey, Faculty Member, Stanford Graduate School of Business; Director, National Economic Council Under President George W. Bush; Member, Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission
Christina Romer, Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley; Immediate Past Chair, President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers
Jonathan Weber, West Coast Bureau Chief, Reuters News - Moderator Read more »

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Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee: The Second Machine Age

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Tue, Jan 28 2014 - 6:00pm

Erik Brynjolfsson, Professor of Management, MIT Sloan School of Management; Director, MIT Center for Digital Business; Co-author, The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies; Twitter @erikbryn Read more »

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Linda Ronstadt

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Fri, Jan 24 2014 - 7:00pm

Linda Ronstadt, Grammy Award-winning Musician; Author, Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir
In conversation with Barbara Marshman, Editorial Pages Editor, San Jose Mercury News

Co-presented with VIVAFEST! Read more »

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R&D, Innovation Labs and Channeling Your Inner Startup

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Tue, Jan 21 2014 - 6:30pm

Will Young, Director, Zappos Labs
Brian Luerssen, GM, OKCupid Labs
Mark Randall, Chief Strategist and VP of Creativity, Adobe
James Temple, Senior Editor, Re/code - Moderator Read more »

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James Carville and Mary Matalin

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Thu, Jan 16 2014 - 11:30am

James Carville, Co-author, Love & War: Twenty Years, Three Presidents, Two Daughters and One Louisiana Home
Mary Matalin, Co-author, Love & War: Twenty Years, Three Presidents, Two Daughters and One Louisiana Home
Terry Christensen, Professor Emeritus, San Jose State University - Moderator Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 1/13/14

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Mon, Jan 13 2014 - 6:30pm

Melissa Griffin Caen, Contributor, KPIX-TV and San Francisco Magazine; Attorney; Twitter @melgriffincaen
Josh Richman, State and National Politics Reporter, Bay Area News Group, San Jose Mercury News, Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times; Twitter @Josh_Richman Read more »

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Crash Course

Tue, Apr 24 2012 - 6:00pm

Crash Course Chris Martenson, Ph.D., Futurist; Author, The Crash Course Tom Van Dyck, Senior Vice President, RBC Wealth Management The combination of financial market volatility and depleting resources (notably peak oil) present a challenging outlook for investors. Building wealth is even more daunting when considering how flimsy government figures about the economy can be. If the great disruption is near or here, what are some tips for building a resilient family and community? Read more »

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Stephen Schneider: What’s Science Got to Do with Climate Change?

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What’s Science Got to Do with Climate Change?


Stephen Schneider, Professor of Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, Stanford


Greg Dalton, Founder, Climate One


What risks does the changing climate pose to the global economy and how can we manage those risks? Rather than betting so much on a cap-and-trade regime for carbon pollution, Schneider says policymakers should fund more research to invent our way to a greener economy. Read more »

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Henry N. Pollack, Ph.D: A World Without Ice

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A World Without Ice: Man’s Impact on Climate Change


Henry N. Pollack, Ph.D., Professor of Geophysics, University of Michigan Read more »

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Getting Your Green Dream Job

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Getting Your Green Dream Job

Nick Ellis, CEO, Bright Green Talent
Liz Maw, Executive Director, Net Impact
Jeff Horowitz, Founder, Avoided Deforestation Partners
Peter Beadle, CEO, Green Jobs
Joel Makower, Executive Editor, GreenBiz.com; Author, Strategies for the Green Economy – Moderator Read more »

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