111 Minna Street
San Francisco, California 94105

Even in the midst of economic freefall, there are signs of hope. As of January 2009, the United States has built a flying car, found ways to turn algae into fuel, synthetically reproduced organs, had face-to-face conversations with people on the other side of the planet, and built robots to do our house cleaning for us. Come find out how some of the smartest people in California are trying to innovate us out of disaster.

Tickets include 2 drink tickets and hors d’oeuvres during the reception.

Paul Saffo, Technology Forecaster and Futurist

David Ewing Duncan, Contributing Editor and Columnist, Conde Nast Portfolio; - Moderator

Time: 5:45 p.m check-in, 6:30 p.m. program, 7:30 p.m. reception/networking

Official Website: http://tickets.commonwealthclub.org/auto_choose_ga.asp?area=82

Added by jbarbara on March 25, 2009