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Ancestry’s Catherine Ball: Who Do You Think You Are?

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Mon, Jul 17 2017 - 6:30pm

Dr. Catherine Ball, Chief Scientific Officer, Ancestry

Perceived identity has been a discussion for centuries because of its crucial and diverse psychological implications. Culture, social roles, relationships and family structure have been known to make up and create one’s sense of self. This need rests deep inside every human—to feel connected to something bigger than ourselves and to find our place in the world.   Read more »

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Richard Harris and Mary Roach: Is Sloppy Science Killing Us?

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Thu, Jul 13 2017 - 6:30pm

Richard Harris, Science Correspondent, NPR; Author, Rigor Mortis: How Sloppy Science Creates Worthless Cures, Crushes Hopes, and Wastes Billions; Twitter  
In Conversation with Mary Roach Read more »

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Former Medicare/Medicaid Chiefs Square Off: The Future of U.S. Health Care

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Tue, Jun 27 2017 - 6:30pm

Dr. Gail Wilensky, Senior Fellow, Project HOPE; Former Administrator Under President George H.W. Bush, Health Care Financing Administration 
Andy Slavitt, Senior Advisor, Bipartisan Policy Center; Former Acting Administrator President Barack Obama, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Mark Zitter, Chair, the Zetema Project—Moderator Read more »

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Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan

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Tue, Jun 20 2017 - 12:00pm

Current Economic Conditions and Implications for Monetary Policy

Robert Kaplan, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas; Former Professor and Associate Dean, Harvard Business School Read more »

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Mineta Transportation Summit

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Fri, Jun 16 2017 - 8:15am

Are We There Yet? 
Bridging the Gap in California’s Transportation Funding

Underwritten by the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) Read more »

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Take a Wild Uber Ride with Adam Lashinsky

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Wed, Jun 14 2017 - 6:30pm

Adam Lashinsky, Journalist, Fortune; Author, Inside AppleWild Ride: Inside Uber's Quest for World Domination

Uber makes complimentary and controversial headlines every day. Since its 2009 launch, it’s been influencing the minds and phones of millions worldwide. But what do we really know about Uber, and, more importantly, what lies ahead? Read more »

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Kim Scott: Radical Candor

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Tue, Jun 13 2017 - 7:00pm

Kim Scott, Author, Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity
Jenny Dearborn, Chief Learning Officer, SAP; Author, Data Driven: How Performance Analytics Delivers Extraordinary Sales Results—Moderator Read more »

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Garry Kasparov: The Future of Artificial Intelligence

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Thu, Jun 8 2017 - 12:00pm

Garry Kasparov, Chairman, Human Rights Foundation; Former World Chess Champion; Author, Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins Read more »

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Journalism and the Information Civil War

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Wed, Jun 7 2017 - 7:00pm

Monika Bauerlein, CEO, Mother Jones
Robert Rosenthal, Executive Director, the Center for Investigative Reporting

This program is sponsored by Relevant Wealth Advisors and an anonymous donor. Read more »

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Graham Allison: Are We Headed for War?

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Wed, Jun 7 2017 - 6:30pm

Dr. Graham Allison, Former Assistant Secretary of Defense; Director, Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; Author, Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap

Could China and the U.S. be headed towards war, or is there a way to avoid it? Graham Allison, former assistant secretary of defense, argues that if both the U.S. and China refuse to back down, a trade conflict, cyberattack or accident at sea could escalate into war. Read more »

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