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

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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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Today's EV Market

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Wed, Feb 24 2016 - 6:30pm

Sherry Boschert, Author; EV Driver
Eileen Tutt, Executive Director, California Electric Transportation Coalition
Charlie Vogelheim, Principal, Vogelheim Ventures 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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The UK Sees China As a Friend — Why Don't We?

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Thu, Feb 18 2016 - 6:30pm

Martin Jacques, Journalist; Author, When China Rules the World: the End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order
Susan Shirk, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State; Chair, 21st Century China Program, University of California San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy
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Dominic Casserley: Digital Risks and Solutions Beyond More Technology

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Wed, Feb 17 2016 - 12:00pm

Dominic Casserley, President and Deputy CEO, Willis Towers Watson; Former Managing Partner, McKinsey & Company
Richard Waters, West Coast Editor, Financial Times—Moderator Read more »

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An Evening with Meredith Maran, Kelly Corrigan and Ayelet Waldman

Tue, Feb 16 2016 - 6:30pm

Meredith Maran, Editor, Why We Write About Ourselves: Twenty Memoirists on Why They Expose Themselves (and Others) in the Name of Literature
Kelly Corrigan, Author, Glitter and Glue
Ayelet Waldman, Author, Bad Mother

This is a Good Lit event, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation. Read more »

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