Postponed

Past event

Jugaad: Can Frugal Innovation Save America?

Wed, Sep 26 2012 - 6:00pm

Jugaad: Can Frugal Innovation Save America?

This program is postponed

Navi Radjou, Innovation and Leadership Consultant; Co-author, Jugaad Innovation: Think Frugal, Be Flexible, Generate Breakthrough Growth

Jugaad in Hindi means an improvised solution born from ingenuity. Some successful enterprises in emerging markets like India, China and Brazil use jugaad to innovate faster, better and cheaper amidst high complexity. Read more »

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Jonathan Moscone: Spunk, Blithe Spirit and Success at Cal Shakes

Wed, Aug 22 2012 - 6:30pm

Jonathan Moscone: Spunk, Blithe Spirit and Success at Cal Shakes

This program has been cancelled.

Artistic Director, California Shakespeare Theater

After taking charge of the California Shakespeare Theater in 2000, Moscone, son of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and a Yale-trained director, turned around the once struggling troupe, molding it into one of the stars of the Bay Area theater scene. Read more »

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Saul Kaplan: The Business Model Innovation Factory

Thu, Aug 9 2012 - 6:00pm

The Business Model Innovation Factory

This program is postponed

Saul Kaplan, Founder and Chief Catalyst, the Business Innovation Factory

How do you stay relevant when the world is changing? Business models just don’t last as long as they used to. Today, all organizations must be capable of designing, prototyping and experimenting with new business models. Read more »

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Elisa Stephens: Academy of Art University - A Model for Arts Job Training?

Thu, Aug 2 2012 - 12:00pm

Academy of Art University : A Model for Arts Job Training?

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

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Postponed: Rick Gilbert: Speaking Up - Surviving Executive Presentations

Wed, Jul 25 2012 - 6:00pm

Speaking Up: Surviving Executive Presentations

This program is postponed

Rick Gilbert, Founder and Chairman, PowerSpeaking, Inc.; Author, Speaking Up: Surviving Executive Presentations

In middle management, you live with ambiguity, lack of control and chaos. To get things done, you must present your ideas to people up the chain, and those presentations can be brutal. Careers can come unwound in a matter of minutes if a presenter at the top level doesn’t know the rules. Read more »

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Rebecca Costa: The Watchman's Rattle - Thinking Our Way Out of Extinction

Wed, Jul 18 2012 - 6:00pm

The Watchman's Rattle: Thinking Our Way Out of Extinction

This program is postponed until November 8

Rebecca Costa, Interviewer, The Costa Report, Author, The Watchman's Rattle: Thinking Our Way Out of Extinction

Sociobiologist Costa asks what happens to us when complexity exceeds our ability to handle it. Read more »

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Connected Health: How Technology is Revolutionizing Healthcare

Tue, Jun 26 2012 - 6:00pm

Connected Health: How Technology Is Revolutionizing Health Care

This program is postponed

Jody Ranck, Analyst, mHealth Alliance,UN Foundation and IntraHealth International; Principal Investigator, Public Health Institute; Author, Connected Health

In conversation with Scott Stropkay,Co-founder, Essential

Mobiles, big data, the Internet and social media are the early stages of a new algorithmic revolution that offers the opportunity to transform health systems. Read more »

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Raj Patel: Stuffed and Starved (SV)

Thu, Jun 14 2012 - 7:00pm

Raj Patel: Stuffed and Starved

Raj Patel, Activist, Academic, Author, Stuffed and Starved and The Value of Nothing

This program is being postponed. Check back for new date soon.

Half the world is malnourished, the other half obese. Why is there such a large discrepancy between the haves and the have-nots for what we all need: food? Read more »

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Will Durst:Postponed

Thu, May 31 2012 - 6:00pm

The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Just a Few Minor Exaggerations

Will Durst
, Political Satirist Read more »

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Einar Enevoldson: The Perlan Project- Climate Science and Altitude Record

Thu, May 31 2012 - 6:00pm

The Perlan Project: Climate Science and Altitude Record

This program has been moved to October 23

Einar Enevoldson, Founder and Chairman, Perlan Project

The Perlan Project is dedicated to building and flying a manned research glider to 90,000 feet in altitude, or “near space”, to study what role the strong stratospheric winds called the “polar vortex,” play in ozone depletion and how they influence global weather patterns. Read more »

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