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Dr. Sara Gottfried: Upgrade Your Brain, Outsmart Your DNA, and Reset Your Hormones Naturally

Tue, Mar 1 2016 - 7:00pm

Sara Gottfried, M.D., Author, The Hormone Cure and The Hormone Reset Diet

The Epic Mission: Upgrade Your Brain, Outsmart Your DNA, and Reset Your Hormones Naturally

Groundbreaking science now shows that approximately 10 percent of disease is genetic and 90 percent is due to environmental exposures such as the way you eat, move, think and supplement. Gottfried practices functional medicine, a systems-based approach to address health from your DNA to your daily habits. Read more »

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Michael Finney and Adam Levin: Tips for Protecting Ourselves in the Cyber World

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Tue, Mar 1 2016 - 6:30pm

Adam Levin, Chairman and Founder, IDT911; Chairman and Co-founder, Credit.com; Author, Swiped: How to Protect Yourself in a World Full of Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves
In conversation with Michael Finney, Consumer Reporter, “7 On Your Side”, KGO San Francisco Read more »

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Ashton Carter, U.S. Secretary of Defense

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Tue, Mar 1 2016 - 12:00pm

Dr. Ashton B. Carter, 25th U.S. Secretary of Defense
Remarks followed by conversation with Dr. Gloria Duffy, President and CEO, The Commonwealth Club Read more »

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Former CIA Director Michael Hayden: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror

Mon, Feb 29 2016 - 6:30pm

General Michael Hayden, Former Director, National Security Agency; Former Director, Central Intelligence Agency; Author, Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror 
Hon. Ellen Tauscher, Former State Department Special Envoy for Strategic Stability and Missile Defense and Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs; Former U.S. Representative (D-CA, 10th District) Read more »

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Adam Grant: Success and Originality

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Thu, Feb 25 2016 - 6:30pm

Adam Grant, Wharton Professor; Author, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World; Twitter  
Reid Hoffman, Co Founder and Executive Chairman, LinkedIn—Moderator
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Waterfront Walking Tour

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Thu, Feb 25 2016 - 1:45pm

Join Rick Evans for his new walking tour exploring the historic sites of the waterfront neighborhood that surrounds the location of the future Commonwealth Club headquarters. Hear the dynamic stories of the entrepreneurs, controversial artists and labor organizers who created this recently revitalized neighborhood. This tour will give you a lively overview of the historic significance of this neighborhood and a close look at the ongoing development.

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The EV Option Today

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Wed, Feb 24 2016 - 6:30pm

Charlie Vogelheim, Host, MotorTrend Audio

Thinking about going electric? About five years after “real” electric vehicles became widely available, about 22 models are on the market and 400,000 cars with plugs are cruising American roads. EVs are fast, fun and clean. Some run on electricity only, others run on electricity and then switch to gasoline when the batteries run out. Prices are coming down and the ranges for battery electric cars are getting longer. Charging systems are spreading. Read more »

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Dr. Theodora Ross: Cancer in the Family

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Tue, Feb 23 2016 - 7:00pm

Theodora Ross, M.D., Professor of Internal Medicine, Director of the Cancer Genetics Program, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; Author, A Cancer in the Family: Take Control of Your Genetic Inheritance
Alison van Diggelen, Host, "Fresh Dialogues"; BBC Contributor—Moderator Read more »

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Sally Osberg and Roger Martin: Bold Ideas to Make the World a Fairer, Better Place

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Tue, Feb 23 2016 - 6:30pm

Sally Osberg, President and CEO, Skoll Foundation; Author, Getting Beyond Better: How Social Entrepreneurship Works 
Roger L. Martin, Former Dean, University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management; Co-author, Getting Beyond Better: How Social Entrepreneurship Works
Tim Brown, CEO, IDEO—Moderator Read more »

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Cigarettes & Tailpipes: Tales of Two Industries

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Thu, Feb 18 2016 - 6:30pm

Lowell Bergman, Investigative Journalist
Stanton Glantz, Director, Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, University of California San Francisco
Kenneth Kimmell, President, Union of Concerned Scientists
Bill Reilly, Former Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Senior Advisor, TPG Capital Read more »

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