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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

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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 
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Competition for Power

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Thu, Sep 24 2015 - 6:30pm

London Breed, President, Board of Supervisors, San Francisco
Barbara Hale, Assistant General Manager, San Francisco Public Utility Commission’s Power Enterprise
Matthew Freedman, Staff Attorney, The Utility Reform Network Read more »

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Arctic Melting and Rising

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Tue, Sep 22 2015 - 6:30pm

Alex Levinson, Executive Director, Pacific Environment
Sergey Petrov, Consul General, Russia
Hilde Janne Skorpen, Consul General, Norway Read more »

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Nob Hill Walking Tour

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Tue, Sep 22 2015 - 1:45pm

Explore one of San Francisco’s 44 hills, and one of its original “Seven Hills”. Because of great views and its central position, Nob Hill became an exclusive enclave of the rich and famous on the west coast who built large mansions in the neighborhood. This included prominent tycoons such as Leland Stanford, and other members of the Big Four. Highlights include the history of four landmark hotels: The Fairmont, Mark Hopkins, Stanford Court, and Huntington Hotel. Read more »

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Waterfront Walk

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Thu, Sep 17 2015 - 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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Dream On: The Power of Sleep

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Wed, Sep 16 2015 - 7:45pm

Clete A. Kushida, MD, Ph.D., Medical Director, Stanford Sleep Medicine Center; President, World Sleep Federation
In conversation with Phil Bronstein, Executive Chairman of the Board, Center for Investigative Reporting

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social Silicon Valley

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Tue, Sep 15 2015 - 7:00pm

Carson Bruno, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Specializing in California's Political and Policy Landscape; Twitter
Larry Gerston, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, San Jose State University; Political Analyst, NBC Bay Area; Author, Reviving Citizen Engagement; Twitter
Barbara Marshman, Editor, Editorial Pages, San Jose Mercury News; Twitter   Read more »

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