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. Read more »
David Werdegar, M.D., MPH, CEO, the Institute on Aging
One of the most radical demographic shifts of the last century is the remarkable growth of an older population. This phenomenon – profoundly reshaping society, science and seniors – is changing perceptions of aging. Dr. Werdegar will identify some of those changes and their significance.
MLF: Grownups Location: SF Club Office Time: 4:45 p.m. networking reception, 5:15 p.m.Read more »
Got skeletons in the closet? In Drunken Angel Kaufman recounts the story of the alcoholism that took him to the brink of death, the PTSD that drove him to the edge of madness, and the love that brought him back. Read more »
Humanities West Book Discussion: The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death, the Most Devastating Plague in All the World by John Kelly
A book that chronicles one of the worst human disasters in recorded history shouldn't be so entertaining, but Kelly effectively illuminates the unwashed details of medieval life that contributed to so many of our underlying cultural fears. Lynn Harris will moderate the discussion. The author will not be present.
MLF: Humanities Location: SF Club Office Time: 6 p.m.Read more »
John Renesch, Founder, Renesch Advisory Services; Author, The Great Growing Up: Being Responsible for Humanity’s Future
There is an opening for a new breed of leader in our institutions -- locally, nationally and globally. Many people are fed up with dysfunctional systems and the so-called leaders that populate them. Global futurist Renesch addresses this issue by describing a new breed of leader and describing our responsibility in bringing about drastic changes in our society. Read more »
Michael Kowalski, Chairman and CEO, Tiffany & Co. Joel Reynolds, Senior Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council Kimberly Williams, Executive Director, Nunamta Aulukestai Wendy Schmidt, The Schmidt Family Foundation – Moderator
The proposed Pebble Mine would be one of the largest gold and copper mines in the world, located at the headwaters of the Bristol B Read more »
Water and Energy: The State Water Project and California’s Electrical System
Raphael Torres, Deputy Director, California Department of Water Resources
Learn about California’s interconnected water and energy systems and the unique aspects of the State Water Project’s response to statewide initiatives including renewable energy and reduction of greenhouse gases. Read more »