Commemorate Poetry Month by learning about Japan’s legendary 17th-century poet, Matsuo Basho, the creator of haiku. Reichhold will discuss Basho the Complete Haiku, the first translation of all of Basho’s haiku by a non-Japanese person. She will portray the life of Basho and discuss the influence haiku has had on poetry of the 20th century, the basic structure, and how haiku can enrich your life. Read more »
Hal Harvey, CEO, ClimateWorks Foundation; Co-author, Money Well Spent: A Strategic Plan for Smart Philanthropy Paul Brest, President, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation; Co-author, Money Well Spent: A Strategic Plan for Smart PhilanthropyRead more »
Nick Hayes, President, Influencer50 Inc; Author, Influencer Marketing: Who Really Influences Your Customers?
Purchasing decisions made within organizations have changed over the past decade, but marketing hasn’t. Today, networks or “ecosystems” of influencers shape enterprise purchase decisions. Hayes draws from work with clients IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and Orange to show how to identify the diverse individuals who influence decision-makers in a market, how they influence, and how to engage them. Read more »
John Raess, Bureau Chief, Northern California, The Associated Press Lisa Stone, Co-founder, BlogHer Louis Freedberg, Director, California Watch Quentin Hardy, Manager, Silicon Valley Bureau, Forbes Kevin Yen, Director of Strategic Partnerships, YouTube Owen Thomas, Online Editorial Director, NBC Bay Area Sam Whitmore, Founder, Sam Whitmore’s Media Survey - Moderator Read more »
A distinguished panel of Bay Area-based book artists discusses the traditional and contemporary intersections accessible in today's world. Renowned artist Charles Hobson, whose work is archived at Stanford University Libraries, teaches at San Francisco Art Institute and operates Pacific Editions, which publishes limited-edition artist books. Penny Nii is a computer scientist who makes books. Graphic artist Michael Bartalos is working in another medium as the first artist in residence at San Francisco Center for the Book. Read more »
Michio Kaku, Host, “Science Fantastic”; Professor of Physics, City College of New York; Author, Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100Read more »