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Scaling Up Without Screwing Up

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Tue, Feb 18 2014 - 6:30pm

Robert Sutton, Professor, Stanford Engineering School; Co-author, Scaling Up Excellence

Huggy Rao, Professor, Stanford Business School; Co-author, Scaling Up Excellence

In conversation with Chris Fry, SVP Engineering, Twitter

“Innovation at scale and speed is our goal.” – Beth Comstock, CEO, GE Read more »

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The Goldman Prize at 25

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Thu, Mar 6 2014 - 6:00pm

Douglas Goldman, Vice President, Goldman Environmental Foundation

John Goldman, President, Goldman Environmental Foundation Read more »

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Rising Seas, Rising Costs

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Tue, Feb 11 2014 - 6:00pm

Rising Seas, Rising Costs

Laura Tam, Sustainable Development Policy Director, SPUR
Larry Goldzband, Executive Director, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (invited)
Alicia Aguirre, Former Mayor, Redwood City; Member, Metropolitan Transportation Commission
E. Julian Potter, Chief of Staff, San Francisco International Airport Read more »

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Michael Mina and Michael Chiarello: Giants of California Cuisine

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Mon, Feb 24 2014 - 6:30pm

Michael Mina, Founder, Mina Group; Executive Chef, Restaurant Michael Mina; James Beard Award Winner
Michael Chiarello, Award-winning Chef, Vintner; Host, "Easy Entertaining with Michael Chiarello"; Chef and Owner, Bottega and Coqueta Read more »

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Linda Ronstadt

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Fri, Jan 24 2014 - 7:00pm

Linda Ronstadt, Grammy Award-winning Musician; Author, Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir
In conversation with Barbara Marshman, Editorial Pages Editor, San Jose Mercury News

Co-presented with VIVAFEST! Read more »

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Tom Goldstein: Surprises and New Directions from the Roberts U.S. Supreme Court

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Mon, Feb 10 2014 - 6:00pm

Tom Goldstein, Publisher, SCOTUSblog; Instructor of Supreme Court Litigation, Harvard Law School

Jesse H. Choper, Earl Warren Professor of Public Law, University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) - Moderator Read more »

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Dr. Ed Lu: Protecting Earth from Asteroids - Why We May Not See Them Coming

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Tue, Jan 14 2014 - 6:00pm

Ed Lu, Ph.D., Former NASA Astronaut; CEO and Co-founder, B612 Foundation Read more »

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Orville Schell: The Rise of China

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Mon, Feb 3 2014 - 6:00pm

Orville Schell, Arthur Ross Director, Center on U.S.-China Relations, Asia Society; Former Dean and Professor, UC Berkeley; Co-author, Wealth and Power: China’s Long March to the Twenty-First Century; T Read more »

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Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee: The Second Machine Age

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Tue, Jan 28 2014 - 6:00pm

Erik Brynjolfsson, Professor of Management, MIT Sloan School of Management; Director, MIT Center for Digital Business; Co-author, The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies; Twitter @erikbryn Read more »

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