Business & Economics

Past event

The Economist's John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge Talk Smart Government

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Thu, May 22 2014 - 6:30pm

John Micklethwait, Editor-in-Chief, The Economist; Co-author, The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State
Adrian Wooldridge, Management Editor and Schumpeter Columnist, The Economist; Co-author, The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State
In conversation with Steven Fish, Professor, UC Berkeley; Author, Democracy Derailed in Russia: The Failure of Open Politics Read more »

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Health Care Reform: California’s Insurance Commissioner, Dave Jones

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Mon, May 19 2014 - 6:00pm

Dave Jones, Commissioner, California Department of Insurance Read more »

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The Purpose Economy: Passion, Community and Profits

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Thu, May 15 2014 - 6:00pm
Aaron Hurst, Founder, Taproot Foundation; CEO, Imperative; Author, The Purpose Economy
 
We are in a new economic era that is driven by connecting people to their purpose.
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Aneesh Chopra: Innovative State

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Tue, May 13 2014 - 7:00pm

Aneesh Chopra, Former U.S. CTO; Author, Innovative State: How New Technologies Can Transform Government Read more »

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Endangered World Rivers and Deltas: Where the Rivers Flow in the Cycle to Revitalize the Oceans

Jason Rainey,  Executive Director, International Rivers,  Winner of the 2013 Mac
Wed, Apr 30 2014 - 6:00pm

Steven Goldbeck, Chief Deputy Director, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission; Former Co-chair, San Francisco Estuary Project's Dredging and Waterway Modification Committee 
Kimery Wiltshire, CEO & Director, Carpe Diem West  Read more »

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On the Green Beat in the Developing World — Internews

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Tue, Apr 29 2014 - 6:00pm

Liu Lican, Journalist, China
Gustavo Faleiros, Journalist, Brazil
Imelda Abano, Journalist, Philippines
Michael Simire, Journalist, Nigeria Read more »

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Biz Stone: Confessions of a Creative Mind

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Mon, Apr 7 2014 - 6:30pm

Biz Stone, Co-founder, Twitter; Author, Things a Little Bird Told Me
In conversation with Kara Swisher, Co-Executive Editor, Recode.net  Read more »

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Money for Life

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Mon, Apr 7 2014 - 5:15pm

Steve Vernon, F.S.A., Author; President, Rest-of-Life Communications

How can retirement savings generate a reliable, lifetime income? Steve Vernon has spent his professional life tackling this very question and he has a plan. Join us in a discussion that is relevant to working people, retirees, policymakers and service providers alike.

MLF: GROWNUPS
Program Organizer: John Milford
Also know: In association with Western Pension and Benefits Council

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Padmasree Warrior, Chief Technology & Strategy Officer, Cisco Systems: The Business of Innovation: Today and Tomorrow

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Wed, Mar 5 2014 - 6:00pm

Padmasree Warrior, Chief Technology and Strategy Officer, Cisco
Marina Gorbis, Executive Director, Institute for the Future - Moderator

Today’s innovation and success landscape is much different than just 10 years ago. Major technology trends are converging and shaping how we live, how we work, how we learn and how we play. In turn, there are business imperatives that result and Warrior says that only those who can encourage and ride this wave of ongoing innovation will thrive. Read more »

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