Member-Led Forum

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Mark Schapiro: Carbon Shock – A Tale of Risk and Calculus on the Front Lines of the Disrupted Global Economy

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Tue, Nov 25 2014 - 6:00pm

Mark Schapiro, Author; Former Senior Correspondent, Center for Investigative Reporting; Adjunct Professor, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism Read more »

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LGBT MLF Roundtable Discussion

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Mon, Nov 24 2014 - 6:00pm

Please join us for the regular program planning and discussion meeting of the LGBT MLF.

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Middle East Discussion Group

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Mon, Nov 24 2014 - 5:30pm

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines. After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend. 

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A Toast to the 2014 Wine Harvest, Sustainable Practices and Pairings in California Wine

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Thu, Nov 20 2014 - 6:00pm

Steve Lohr, Chairman & CEO, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines
Karl Wente, Winemaker, Wente Vineyards
Allison Jordan, Executive Director, California Sustainable Wine Growing Alliance
Janet Fletcher, Journalist; Author, Down to Earth, A Seasonable Tour of Sustainable Winegrowing in California – Moderator Read more »

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Power to the Patient: A Survivor's Perspective on Health Care

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Wed, Nov 19 2014 - 6:00pm

Michael O’Neil, Jr., Founder & Chief Executive Officer, GetWellNetwork

An informed patient is a better patient. As a cancer survivor, Michael O’Neil, Jr., founder and CEO of GetWellNetwork, focuses on the importance of engaging, educating and empowering patients in the management of their own health. Read more »

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Socrates Café

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Wed, Nov 19 2014 - 6:00pm

The Humanities Forum brings Socrates Café to The Commonwealth Club. It will be held every third Wednesday evening for the discussion of philosophical issues. At each monthly meeting the group's facilitator, Bob Enteen, will invite participants to suggest topics, which are then voted on. The person who proposed the most popular topic will briefly explain why she or he considers the subject interesting and important. Read more »

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Progress and Hope: Restoring the Mighty Colorado River and Delta

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Tue, Nov 18 2014 - 6:00pm

James Redford, Chair, Redford Center Board; Producer, Watershed
John Shepard, Co-Interim CEO and Senior Advisor, Sonoran Institute Read more »

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Up the Ladder: Women Pursuing Careers in Science and Technology

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Mon, Nov 17 2014 - 6:00pm

Hilary K. Seligman, M.D., MAS, Associate Professor in Residence, Departments of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF
Diane Wara, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, UCSF
Eva Cole, Student, Holy Names High School, Oakland; Alumna, Girls Who Code
Sara Seims, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, Population and Reproductive Health Program, Packard Foundation – Moderator Read more »

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Are Professional Athletes Underpaid? Money and the Culture of Professional Sports

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Fri, Nov 14 2014 - 12:00pm

Leland Faust, Founder and Chairman, CSI Capital Management; Member, Sporting News Top 100 Most Powerful People in Sports
Duane Kuiper, Emmy Award-winning Play-by-play Announcer, San Francisco Giants; Former Major League Baseball Player, Cleveland Indians, San Francisco Giants
Vida Blue, Former Pitcher, Oakland A's, SF Giants; Cy Young Award, MVP, Six-Time All Star
Kevin O’Malley, President, Tech Talk/Studio – Moderator Read more »

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