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Resilient Cities

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Mon, Oct 5 2015 - 6:30pm

Brian Holland, Director of Climate Programs, ICLEI
Patrick Otellini, Chief Resilience Officer, San Francisco
Laura Tam, Sustainable Development Policy Director, SPUR

Generously underwritten by The San Francisco Foundation and The Seed Fund Read more »

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Tim Draper: A “Shark Tank” for Good Government

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Mon, Oct 5 2015 - 6:30pm

Tim Draper, Venture Capitalist; Founding partner, Draper Associates, DFJ; Founder, Draper University of Heroes
Bill Whalen, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution — Moderator Read more »

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Richard Dawkins: My Life in Science

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Sat, Oct 3 2015 - 2:00pm

Richard Dawkins, Evolutionary Biologist; Author, The Selfish Gene, The God Delusion, and Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science
Lynn J. Rothschild, Evolutionary Biologist and Astrobiologist, NASA Ames Research Center—moderator

Dawkins has been central to kick-starting new conversations and debates surrounding creationism and intelligent design. His gene-centric view of evolution helped popularize the radical new understanding of Darwinism. Read more »

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Where's the Beef? Our Changing Ideas About Meat

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Thu, Oct 1 2015 - 7:45pm

Nicolette Hahn Niman, Environmental Lawyer; Vegetarian; Cattle Rancher; Author, Defending Beef: The Case for Sustainable Meat Production
Patricia Unterman, Chef and Co-owner, Hayes Street Grill; Blogger; Author; Long-time Restaurant Critic, San Francisco Chronicle and San Francisco Examiner
Gibson Thomas, Publisher, Edible Marin & Wine Country Magazine — Moderator Read more »

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Voices of the Wild

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Thu, Oct 1 2015 - 6:30pm

Bernie Krause, Soundscape Artist; Author, Voices of the Wild: Animal Songs, Human Din, and the Call to Save Natural Soundscapes
Jason Mark, Editor, Earth Island Journal; Author, Satellites in the High Country, Searching for the Wild in the Age of Man
Tanya Peterson, Director, San Francisco Zoo Read more »

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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and William Clay Ford: Growing the U.S. Economy

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Thu, Oct 1 2015 - 1:00pm

Rick Snyder, Governor, Michigan
William Clay Ford Jr., Executive Chairman, Ford Motor Company
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One – Moderator

Based on their experiences in Michigan, Snyder and Ford have a positive economic tale to tell, with implications for the country. Read more »

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Chief Technology Officer of the U.S. Megan Smith

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Wed, Sep 30 2015 - 7:00pm

Megan Smith, Chief Technology Officer of the United States
In conversation with Sal Khan, Founder & CEO, Khan Academy

“If we’re the country that makes Amazon and Facebook and Twitter, why can’t the federal government have websites and digital services that are awesome?” —Megan Smith
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Dale Russakoff: Who's in Charge of America's Schools?

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Tue, Sep 29 2015 - 6:00pm

Dale Russakoff, Author, The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools? 
Muhammed Chaudhry, President and CEO, Silicon Valley Education Foundation—Moderator
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Gun Violence and Public Health

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Mon, Sep 28 2015 - 6:30pm

Ricky Choi, MD, MPH, Board of Directors, National Physicians Alliance
Margot Hirsch, President, The Smart Tech Challenges Foundation
Michael McBride, Lead Pastor, The Way Christian Center, Berkeley CA; Director of Urban Strategies, PICO National Network
Robyn Thomas, Executive Director, The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence
Mark Follman, National Affairs Editor, Mother Jones—Moderator

Underwritten by The California Wellness Foundation Read more »

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Dialogos: Perspectives on Cuba and the U.S. Through the Lens of Ballet and the Arts

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Thu, Sep 24 2015 - 7:00pm

José Manuel Carreño, Artistic Director, Silicon Valley Ballet
Carla Dirlikov, Singer; Founder, El Camino Project 
Additional Speakers TBA Read more »

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