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Terrorism Expert Brian Fishman: How Can ISIS Be Defeated?

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Wed, Jan 25 2017 - 6:30pm

Brian Fishman, Counterterrorism Research Fellow, New America; Fellow, Combating Terrorism Center, West Point; Author, The Master Plan: ISIS, al-Qaeda, and the Jihadi Strategy for Final Victory 
In conversation with Kori Schake, Research fellow, Hoover Institution; Former Deputy Director, Policy Planning, U.S. State Department; Former Director, Defense Strategy and Requirements, National Security Council

To defeat ISIS, you need to understand ISIS. Read more »

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen

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Wed, Jan 18 2017 - 12:00pm

Janet L. Yellen, Ph.D., Chair, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System; Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley
George Scalise, Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors (Chair)
Edward Wasserman, Ph.D., Dean, University of Californnia Berkeley Journalism School; Former Executive Business Editor, Miami Herald; Ph.D., London School of Economics—Moderator Read more »

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Artificial Intelligence: What Everyone Needs to Know

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Tue, Jan 17 2017 - 6:30pm

Jerry Kaplan, Entrepreneur; Author, Artificial Intelligence: What Everyone Needs to Know 
In conversation with John MarkoffNew York Times Technology Reporter

This program is generously supported by Accenture. Read more »

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A Neurologist's Insightful and Compassionate Look into the Misunderstood World of Psychosomatic Disorders

Tue, Jan 17 2017 - 6:00pm

Suzanne O'Sullivan, M.D., Consultant, Clinical Neurophysiology and Neurology, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery; Former Consultant, Neurology, The Royal London Hospital Read more »

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Obamacare Architect Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel: Transforming Health Care Post-ACA

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Wed, Jan 11 2017 - 6:30pm

Ezekiel Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D., Former Chief Health Policy Advisor to the Obama Administration; Chair, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania
In Conversation with Mark Zitter, Chair, The Zetema Project

Underwritten by The California Wellness Foundation. Read more »

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Astronaut Mae Jemison: Launching Women into Science and Tech

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Tue, Dec 13 2016 - 6:30pm

Mae Jemison, M.D., Astronaut; Physician

Kimberly Bryant, Electrical Engineer; Founder and Executive Director, Black Girls Code—Moderator

 

Sponsored by Bayer Corporation as part of its award-winning Making Science Make Sense® program—a company-wide initiative that advances science literacy across the United States through hands-on science learning, employee volunteerism and public education. Read more »

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Makers of Innovation

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Mon, Dec 12 2016 - 6:00pm

Dale Dougherty, Founder and CEO, Maker Magazine and Maker Faire; Author, Free to Make: How the Maker Movement Is Changing Our Schools, Our Jobs, and Our Minds
In conversation with Robert Stephens, Founder of Geek Squad Read more »

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Mind over Genes: Heredity Is not Destiny—The Science of Epigenetics

Wed, Dec 7 2016 - 6:00pm

Bruce Lipton, Ph.D., Stem Cell Biology Pioneer; Best-selling Author, The Biology of Belief Read more »

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Thomas Friedman: A Field Guide to the 21st Century

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Tue, Dec 6 2016 - 7:00pm

Thomas Friedman, Columnist, The New York Times; Author, The Lexus and the Olive Tree, The World Is Flat, Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations; Twitter
In Conversation with Gavin Newsom, Lt. Governor of California Read more »

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The Future of Choice with Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood

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Mon, Dec 5 2016 - 7:00pm

Cecile Richards, President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund
Wade Davis, Former NFL Player; Thought Leader, Writer, Public Speaker and Educator on Gender, Race and Orientation Equality—Moderator

This year, Planned Parenthood marks its 100th year of providing vital health-care services, education and information to women, men and families across America. Read more »

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