HKS@SD

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"Smart on Crime" with US Attorney Laura Duffy: Deportation, Human Trafficking, and More...
May
19
7:00 pm19:00

"Smart on Crime" with US Attorney Laura Duffy: Deportation, Human Trafficking, and More...

  • Cooley LLP

Laura Duffy, US Attorney for the Southern District of California (San Diego and Imperial Counties) will discuss the Department of Justice’s commitment to "Smart on Crime" principles, including Sentencing Reform, Diversion, Reentry and Restorative Justice; Deportation policy; Human Trafficking; Cross Border Tunnels and Current Trends, and answer questions in a discussion format.

Sep
19
10:00 am10:00

Cross-Border+

  • Border Patrol San Diego Sector Headquarters

Save the date for an exciting half-day conference on how the border impacts security, trade and commerce, and water and energy!  We'll finish with exclusive tour of the US border with Mexico!

Aug
22
12:00 pm12:00

HKS@SD Summer Cookout

In August, HKS@SD will host a family-friendly summer cookout so we can enjoy all that San Diego has to offer!  We will also be joined by the founding members of San Diego's IMPACT HUB, and you can learn more about what they are trying to do to better our community.

Oct
23
5:30 pm17:30

(Harvard Club of San Diego Event) The Latest in Robots: Brain-like Computing and Self-driving Autos

  • Qualcomm

Leading scientists at Qualcomm are racing toward a future in which our digital 'companions' will have the ability to 'see'  their environment just as people do, and even to make decisions on our behalf.

Michael Campos, PhD, and former instructor at both Harvard and Caltech, will describe two active projects that Qualcomm is working on to create this future: emerging research in training robots to 'think and learn' like humans and a more recent effort to enable autonomous automobiles.

Date/Time:  October 23, Thursday.  5:30 - 8:30 p m.
Location:     Qualcomm.  6455 Lusk Blvd, San Diego

5:30-7:15    Interactive Robotic Demo, Light dinner, meet and greet.  
7:15-8:30    Talk/Questions.  

Sponsor:       Harvard and Stanford Clubs of San Diego.  
Contact:        Harvard VP Joanna Hirst
                      hcsd.centennial@gmail.com

Invited:         Ivy Plus, Caltech, MIT.  Alumni may invite guests and teens                  
                      13 and up.  Robotics Students.


Fee:              $30 per Adult, $15 per student.  payable via credit card.  

Go here to register.

List of paid participants will be at registration table.

San Diego Region Border Tour
Sep
13
5:00 pm17:00

San Diego Region Border Tour

  • San Diego Border Patrol Sector Headquarters

Get a frontline look at the San Diego Border Region from the Pacific Ocean to Otay Mountain and be introduced to the Border Infrastructure System that is comprised of border fencing, roads, lights, surveillance technology and the Remote Video Surveillance System Center which have greatly aided the men and women of the San Diego Sector gain operational control of the border and serve as the model of border security in the nation.

HKS@SD Summer Cookout
Aug
16
1:00 pm13:00

HKS@SD Summer Cookout

Come and join your fellow HKS alumni for some barbecue and some fun.

We will be joined by Dave Roberts, SD County Supervisor and HKSEE 2009.  Come and ask him all of those questions you have been wondering about regarding county government.

Charette on Public Goods
Jul
10
5:30 pm17:30

Charette on Public Goods

  • Cooley LLP

Need for Discourse on Public Goods

This will be the second charette on public goods hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School Community of San Diego. This meeting will continue and advance our conversations about “message” and “methods” to increase public awareness of public goods.

An Evening With Alberto Gonzales, Former AG
Jun
26
6:30 pm18:30

An Evening With Alberto Gonzales, Former AG

  • Cooley LLP

Ruben Navarrette interviews Alberto Gonzales about his incredible career and life story -- as Texas Secretary of State, and State Supreme Court Justice, White House Counsel, and U.S. Attorney General. They talk about Gonzales' upbringing in Humble, TX, his triumphs and setbacks, the accomplishments and controversies, and what he learned along the way about people, politics, loyalty, the legal profession, and what happens when -- as Gonzales has said -- one becomes friends with a future president of the United States.

Border Patrol and Border Security – 2014 and Beyond
Apr
17
7:00 pm19:00

Border Patrol and Border Security – 2014 and Beyond

  • Cooley LLP

To promote dialogue on issues of civic concern, The Harvard Kennedy School Alumni Community of San Diego cordially invites you to attend an interactive discussion featuring Michael J. Fisher, Chief of the United States Border Patrol, as he discusses the evolution of the Border Patrol and Border Security – 2014 and Beyond.

National Wreaths Across America Day
Dec
14
8:30 am08:30

National Wreaths Across America Day

  • Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery

This holiday offer a gift of remembrance to our fallen heroes and their families. Give your time and/or donate a wreath to lay at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery on Saturday, December 14, National Wreaths Across America Day.  This day honors  every single veteran who ever served to protect our freedoms.

Priorities for the next Mayor of San Diego
Oct
16
7:00 am07:00

Priorities for the next Mayor of San Diego

  • The University Club Atop Symphony Towers

Harvard Kennedy School Community of San Diego cordially invites you to attend a  breakfast panel discussion on “Important Priorities for the next Mayor of San Diego.” We are assembling a panel of leaders for a discussion in the spirit representative of the Forum at Harvard’s Institute of Politics.

Summer Social
Sep
19
7:00 pm19:00

Summer Social

  • IL Fornaio

$10.00 Cover Charge at door (includes hors d'oeuvres)

Come, meet and mingle with other HKS alums and hear about our upcoming exciting programs.

Charette on Public Goods
Sep
4
6:00 pm18:00

Charette on Public Goods

  • Cooley LLP

Public goods are “hidden in front of us, every day”. People benefit from clean air, clean water, street lights, public parks and beaches, a 911 call system, fire protection, food and drug safety, ports, public health services, schools, bridges, jogging trails and scores more.  The list is enormous.  But most people are oblivious to the source of these things they enjoy.  Moreover, mainstream economics, as taught in the colleges and universities, has a negative interpretation of public goods and no concept of non-market production. The absence of “public goods” in our national discourse denies citizens the ability to make decisions about things that matter mightily to the quality of their lives and their communities.

HKS San Diego Alumni Networking Event
Mar
6
6:00 pm18:00

HKS San Diego Alumni Networking Event

  • La Jolla Country Day School

Join your fellow HKS alumni for a night of networking and meet Charlie Haight, senior associate dean of alumni relations and resource development.

Beer, wine, soft drinks, and light hors d'oeuvres will be served.

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