Events Calendar



The Decline of Men Working: Why It Is Happening, What It Means, and What to Do About It With Jason Furman
May 2 @ 7:30 pm

Since receiving his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University, Jason Furman has been one of America’s most influential economic advisers. He served as a member of Obama’s Presidential Transition Team in 2008, Principal Deputy Director of the National Economic Council from 2009 to 2013, and was Chair of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers from 2013-2017. He has also been a Senior Fellow at both the Brookings Institution and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. He has held visiting positions at various universities, including New York University’s Graduate School of Public Policy. He will be discussing the dramatic decline in male labor-force participation rates and the implications for U.S. policy.Part of the 2017 UCSD Economics Roundtable Lecture Series.

10 Years of Dance Place San Diego
May 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us in Celebrating a Decade of Dance as we officially dedicate Dorothea Laub Dance Place—San Diego’s first-ever building devoted entirely to dance.

Begin the celebration with a champagne reception at
The LOT Liberty Station, then enjoy performances and
a finale of dessert at Dorothea Laub Dance Place.

Losing The Battle for Peace: Public Opinion Trends
May 25 @ 12:00 pm

Dr. Dahlia Scheindlin is an Israeli public opinion expert and political analyst who has advised five national campaigns in Israel as well as political campaigns in over a dozen other countries. Scheindlin is a Policy Fellow at Mitvim, the Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies, and a founder and author for the online journal, +972 Magazine.

La Jolla Playhouse’s 10th Annual Innovation Night
May 30 @ 5:00 pm

Innovation Night is San Diego’s premiere networking event that brings together leaders from San Diego’s biotech, life sciences, high tech, clean tech, defense, telecommunications and associated industries for an extraordinary evening at La Jolla Playhouse – a leader in creating the most cutting-edge and innovative theatre for San Diego and beyond. The event supports the Playhouse’s new play development and education programs.

Beth Israel Men’s Club Dinner Forum
Jul 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Beth Israel’s Men’s Club is pleased to announce that San Diego County Sheriff William D. Gore will be our guest speaker at our July 19, 2017 Dinner Forum. Sheriff will discuss the “Status of ongoing Sheriff’s Department programs and the intended vision for the upcoming year.”

San Diego Innovation Showcase
Oct 26 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Calling all innovators! The San Diego Innovation Council (SDIC) invites you to join us at the Innovation Showcase, featuring for the first time together, the innovation pipeline of eight top-notch academic research centers (Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, Salk Institute, San Diego State University, University of Arizona, UC Irvine, UC San Diego, Spawar and J Craig Venter Institute). Find investment or partnering opportunities with startups, learn about commercialization success stories and discover early stage technologies arising from inventions made at the academic centers in four different tracks: 1. Healthcare/Diagnostics 2. Software/Electronics 3. Materials/Engineering and 4. Cleantech

How You Learn from Experience and Shape What Happens Next
Jan 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Often overlooked in our practices as managers, program designers, and leaders is the process of how we learn from experiences. Utilizing the David Kolb Learning Cycle, this seminar exposes participants to the theory and practice of this approach, and provides them with practical tools for facilitating supporting staff and participants in growth. This will be a hands on and collaborative seminar.