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Breakthrough: Driving Public Value Through Private Sector Innovation

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Tue, Mar 22 2016 - 6:30pm

John Cabeca, Director, Patent and Trademark Office, Silicon Valley
Mike Olson, Founder, Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer, Cloudera
Simi Gandhi, Head of Business Development and Strategy, Plaid
Raj Sharma, Co-founder, Public Spend Forum—Moderator

Join INFORUM at The Commonwealth Club of California for a panel discussion on how private sector innovation and solutions are helping solve complex social and public policy challenges. Read more »

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EMILY’s List and Electing Pro-Choice Women: Ellen R. Malcolm in Conversation with Christine Bronstein

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Tue, Mar 15 2016 - 6:30pm

Ellen R. Malcolm, Founder, EMILY’s List; Author, When Women Win: EMILY’s List and the Rise of Women in American Politics
Christine Bronstein, Founder, Nothing But the Truth Publishing; Author; Mother—Moderator Read more »

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Senator Cory Booker: United

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Fri, Feb 19 2016 - 7:00pm

Cory Booker, U.S. Senator from New Jersey
In Conversation with California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom

This is a Good Lit event, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation.

Cory Booker, the junior U.S. senator from New Jersey, has built his career in public service by fighting for his belief that we as a nation must come together and rise above that which divides us in order to protect the principles and ideals that unite us. Read more »

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The Future of Food with Chef Tyler Florence and Friends

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Thu, Nov 19 2015 - 7:00pm

Tyler Florence, TV Host; Restauranteur; Cookbook Author; Businessman; Food App Developer; Designer; Vintner; Entrepreneur
Megan Miller, Co-Founder, Bitty Foods (alternative protein sources)
Adam Zbar, CEO, Sun Basket (alternative food choices & distribution channels)
Dr. Lauren Shimek, Food Scientist, IDEO (food scientist) 
Douglas Gayeton, (architect of local food systems) Read more »

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Chief Technology Officer of the U.S. Megan Smith

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Wed, Sep 30 2015 - 7:00pm

Megan Smith, Chief Technology Officer of the United States
In conversation with Sal Khan, Founder & CEO, Khan Academy

“If we’re the country that makes Amazon and Facebook and Twitter, why can’t the federal government have websites and digital services that are awesome?” —Megan Smith
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Design & Tech with John Maeda

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Thu, Aug 13 2015 - 7:00pm

John Maeda, Design Partner, KPCB; Former President, RISD

In conversation with JP Mangalindan, Technology Reporter, Mashable Read more »

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Design Think Your Life

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Wed, Jul 15 2015 - 6:30pm

Bernard Roth, Professor of Engineering; Author
Sarah Stein Greenberg, Executive Director, d.school, Stanford University Read more »

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Chuck Palahniuk and Lidia Yuknavitch: A Night of Mayhem

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Thu, Jul 9 2015 - 6:30pm
Chuck Palahniuk, Author, Fight Club
Lidia Yuknavitch, Author, The Small Backs of Children
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INFORUM Informal

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Thu, Jun 25 2015 - 7:00pm
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A Sunday with Judy Blume and Molly Ringwald

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Sun, Jun 7 2015 - 6:30pm

Judy Blume, Author

In conversation with Molly Ringwald, Actress, Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink; Judy Blume Enthusiast

“My only advice is to stay aware, listen carefully, and yell for help if you need it.” – Judy Blume Read more »

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