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Temple Grandin

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Tue, Jun 4 2013 - 7:00pm

Temple Grandin, Professor of Animal Science, Colorado State University; Co-author, The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum Read more »

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Google's Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen

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Tue, Jun 4 2013 - 6:30pm

Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Google; Co-author, The New Digital Age

Jared Cohen, Director of Google Ideas; Co-author, The New Digital Age

In conversation with Greg Dalton, Founder, Climate One Read more »

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The Encore Career Handbook: How to Make a Living and a Difference in the Second Half of Life

Tue, Jun 4 2013 - 5:15pm

Marci Alboher, Author, The Encore Career Handbook

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Alboher will give a comprehensive, nuts-and-bolts guide to finding passion, purpose and a paycheck in the second half of life. She will discuss how to plan the transition; how much you need to make; the pros and cons of going back to school; when to volunteer and when to intern; how to network effectively and harness the power of social media; and she’ll present an Encore Hot List of 35 viable careers. Read more »

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The Perfect Cup: Coffee Talk with San Francisco’s Finest Roasters

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Tue, May 28 2013 - 6:00pm

James Freeman, Owner, Blue Bottle Coffee
Eileen Hassi, Owner, Ritual Coffee Roasters
Jeremy Tooker, Owner, Four Barrel Coffee
Marcia Gagliardi, Founder/Editor, Tablehopper.com - Moderator Read more »

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Bet the Farm: How Food Stopped Being Food

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Thu, May 16 2013 - 6:00pm

Frederick Kaufman, Contributing Editor, Harper's; Professor, Graduate School of Journalism, City University of New York

In conversation with Anna Lappe, Author and Educator; Founding Principal, Small Planet Institute

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The Exploratorium: A Learning Laboratory for the 21st Century

Fri, May 10 2013 - 12:00pm

Marc L’Italien, Design Principal, EHDD
Shawn Lani, Senior Artist, the Exploratorium
Sydnie Kohara, Emmy Award-Winning Broadcast Journalist – Moderator Read more »

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Women and Under-represented Students of Color in STEM Education

Thu, May 9 2013 - 6:00pm

Maynard Holliday, 2012 President’s Volunteer Service Award winner; Volunteer of the Year, Citizen Schools; Researcher, Sandia National Laboratories
Sue Rosser, Provost, San Francisco State University; Author, Breaking into the Lab: Engineering Progress for Women in Science
Jarvis Sulcer, Ph.D.; Executive Director, Level Playing Field Institute Read more »

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Chinatown Walking Tour #13

Thu, May 9 2013 - 2:00pm

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Enjoy a Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure. Join Rick Evans for a memorable midday walk and discover the history and mysteries of Chinatown. Explore colorful alleys and side streets. Visit a Taoist temple, an herbal store, the site of the first public school in the state, and the famous Fortune Cookie Factory. There is a short break for a tea sample during the tour. Read more »

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Water, Food & Energy

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Mon, Apr 29 2013 - 6:00pm

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Marvin Odum, President, Shell Oil Company

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Russian Hill Walking Tour #11

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Thu, Apr 25 2013 - 2:00pm

Join a more active Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure! Russian Hill is a magical area with secret gardens and amazing views. Join Rick Evans for a two-hour hike up hills and staircases and learn about the history of this neighborhood. See where great artists and architects lived and worked, and walk down residential streets where some of the most historically significant houses in the Bay Area are located. Read more »

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