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Cédric Villani: The Living Art of Mathematics

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Mon, Apr 20 2015 - 6:30pm

Cédric Villani, Mathematician; Author, Birth of a Theorem
In conversation with David Eisenbud, Director, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute Read more »

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Juan Enriquez: Evolving Ourselves

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Thu, Apr 16 2015 - 6:00pm

Juan Enriquez, Co-Founder, Excel Venture Management; Co-author, Evolving Ourselves: How Unnatural Selection and Nonrandom Mutation Are Changing Life on Earth, Twitter: @Evolving
Paul Saffo, Futurist; Professor, Stanford University, Twitter: @psaffo - Moderator Read more »

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Net Zero: Homes, Offices and Waste

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Wed, Apr 15 2015 - 6:30pm

Net Zero Homes and Offices
6:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Sven Thesen, Owner, Net Zero home
David Baker, Architect, First Passive Certified Home in San Francisco

Net Zero Waste
7:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Kevin Drew, Residential Zero Waste Coordinator, San Francisco Department of the Environment
Additional Panelists TBA Read more »

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Laszlo Bock: Senior Vice President of People Operations at Google

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Tue, Apr 14 2015 - 7:00pm

Laszlo Bock, Senior Vice President of People Operations, Google; Author, Work Rules! Insights from Inside Google That will Transform How You Live and Lead; Twitter: @LaszloBock2718

What is the secret to attracting the best talent? Whether you’re a team of one or part of a team of thousands, Bock believes it is important to strike a balance between structure and creativity. Learn more about the new philosophy that will transform the way we live and work. Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 4/13/15

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Mon, Apr 13 2015 - 6:30pm

Melissa Griffin Caen, Contributor, CBS SF (“Mornings with Melissa”) and San Francisco Magazine; Attorney; Twitter @melgriffincaen
Mollie Reilly, Deputy Politics Editor, The Huffington Post; Twitter @mollieclare
Additional panelists TBA Read more »

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The 18th Annual Travers Conference on Ethics and Accountability in Government

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Fri, Apr 10 2015 - 9:00am

Presented by The Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley in cooperation with The Commonwealth Club

Theme: Money and Politics
The conference will consist of several panels with presentations of research and roundtable discussions with scholars and experts in the field of money and politics. Read more »

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North Beach Walking Tour

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Thu, Apr 9 2015 - 1:45pm

Join another Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure! Explore vibrant North Beach with Rick Evans during a two-hour walk through this neighborhood with a colorful past, where food, culture, history and unexpected views all intersect in an Italian “urban village.” In addition to learning about Beat generation hangouts, you’ll discover authentic Italian cathedrals and coffee shops.

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Barry Eichengreen

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Wed, Apr 8 2015 - 6:00pm

Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics and Politics, UC Berkeley; Author, Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, The Great Recession, and the Uses – and Misuses – of History Read more »

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Barry Royden: Reflections of a CIA Spy

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Tue, Apr 7 2015 - 6:00pm

Barry Royden, Former Director of Counterintelligence, CIA
Matt Levine, CEO and Managing Director, SourceUSA  — Moderator Read more »

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Project Runway's Tim Gunn: How We All Can Make It Work

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Mon, Apr 6 2015 - 7:00pm

Tim Gunn, "Project Runway" Cohost; Author, The Natty Professor: A Masterclass on Mentoring, Motivating and Making it Work; Twitter @timgunn Read more »

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