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Is Biological Evolution Compatible with a Moral Conscience?

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Thu, Nov 7 2013 - 5:00pm

Francisco Ayala, Ph.D, Donald Bren Professor of Biological Sciences, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, UC Irvine Read more »

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U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus

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Wed, Sep 18 2013 - 6:00pm

This event is postponed

The Pentagon is the largest single energy consumer in the world and spends as much as $19 billion a year on fuel. Moving fuel also costs lives ­thousands of U.S. soldiers or contractors have been killed in fuel supply convoys in Iraq and Afghanistan, and Americans are continuing to be killed in the name of oil. These costs and instability in oil exporting regions are driving the military to seek alternatives to petroleum. Read more »

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Chuck Palahniuk and the SF Cacophony Society: Creating Culture from Mayhem

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Mon, Sep 23 2013 - 7:30pm

Chuck Palahniuk, Author, Fight Club, Choke; Member, Cacophony Society Portland Chapter
John Law, Main Organizer, Cacophony Society; Co-author, Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society
Carrie Galbraith, Main Organizer, Cacophony Society; Co-author, Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society
Brad Wieners, Executive Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek - Moderator Read more »

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Rorke Denver: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior

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Thu, Nov 14 2013 - 7:00pm

Rorke Denver, Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy SEALs; Co-founder and President, Move2Safety; Co-author, Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior Read more »

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Richard Wolffe

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Tue, Sep 24 2013 - 6:00pm

Richard Wolffe

Executive Editor, Msnbc.com; Former Senior White House Correspondent, Newsweek; Author, The Message: The Reselling of President Obama; Twitter: @richardwolffedc

Doug Sovern, Political Reporter, KCBS Radio; Twitter @SovernNation – Moderator Read more »

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The Future of Work Part II: Next-Generation Approaches to Finding a Great Job

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Thu, Sep 5 2013 - 6:30pm

This program is postponed. Please check back for a new date.

Ryan Coonerty, Co-founder, NextSpace; Author, The Rise of the Naked Economy
Richard Bolles, Author, What Color Is Your Parachute?
Anna Binder, Advisor, Readyforce; Board Chair, Emerge
Marty Nemko, Career Coach; Radio Host, "Work with Marty Nemko" – Moderator
Additional speakers TBA Read more »

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Corn, Cars and Cows

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Wed, Aug 21 2013 - 6:00pm

Colin Carter, Professor, Agricultural Economics, UC Davis
Neil Koehler, CEO, Pacific Ethanol
Michael Marsh, CEO, Western United Dairymen Read more »

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Burning Man: The Story Behind Black Rock City

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Wed, Jul 31 2013 - 6:30pm

Larry Harvey, Founder, Burning Man
In conversation with Josh McHugh, President, Attention Span Media; President, INFORUM’s Board of Directors Read more »

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Richard Dawkins

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Wed, Oct 9 2013 - 7:00pm

This program is sold out

Evolutionary Biologist; Author, The Selfish Gene, The God Delusion and An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist; Twitter @RichardDawkins

In conversation with Kishore Hari, Director, Bay Area Science Festival

Dawkins has been central to the debates surrounding creationism, intelligent design and religion. He coined the word meme, and his gene-centric view of evolution helped popularize the radical new understanding of Darwinism. Read more »

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Adam Johnson, Author, The Orphan Master's Son

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Tue, Jul 30 2013 - 6:00pm

Author, The Orphan Master's Son; Winner, 2013 Pulitzer Prize and 2013 California Book Award for Fiction

In conversation with Martyn Williams, Senior U.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service; Founder/Editor, North Korea Tech Read more »

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