• In their book, Zillow Talk, CEO Spencer Rascoff and Chief Economist Stan Humphries explain the science behind where and how we live now and reveal practical, data-driven insights about buying, selling, renting and financing real estate. 

    February 4 — Spencer Rascoff, CEO, Zillow & Stan Humphries, Chief Economist, Zillow February 4 — Spencer Rascoff, CEO, Zillow & Stan Humphries, Chief Economist, Zillow
     

    Spencer RascoffCEO, Zillow
    and Stan Humphries, Chief Economist, Zillow


    Zillow Talk: 
    The New Rules of Real Estate

     

    Wednesday, February 4, 2015
    Downtown Los Angeles



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  • The National Trust has an ambitious strategic agenda to focus direct action on saving imperiled places and engaging new audiences in preservation.  It has also launched an effort to highlight the connection between older buildings and vibrant cities, and reflecting the benefits of historic preservation in today’s urban areas.

    February 19 — Stephanie Meeks, President & CEO, National Trust for Historic Preservation February 19 — Stephanie Meeks, President & CEO, National Trust for Historic Preservation
     

    Stephanie Meeks, President and CEO,
    National Trust for Historic Preservation


    Older Buildings, Livable Cities: 
    Historic Preservation and the Dynamic Urban Environment


    Thursday, February 19, 2015

    Downtown Los Angeles



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  • USC President Nikias comes to Live Talks Business Forum to talk about how the nation’s top research universities can spur innovation and economic growth; bioscience as the next growth industry for Southern California; the cost/value of higher education; diversity; and the role of universities in the community.

    March 11 — C. L. Max Nikias, President, University of Southern California
     

    C.L. Max Nikias
    President, 
    University of Southern California


    Innovation in Higher Education


    Wednesday, March 11, 2015

    Downtown Los Angeles

     



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  • Gretchen Rubin is a thought-provoking and influential writer on the linked subjects of habits, happiness, and human nature. She’s the author of several books, including the New York Times bestsellers, Happier at Home and The Happiness Project.  In her upcoming book, Better Than Before, Gretchen Rubin  tackles the critical question: How do we change? Her answer: through habits.

    March 19 — Gretchen Rubin, bestselling author (The Happiness Project) March 19 — Gretchen Rubin, bestselling author (The Happiness Project)
     

    Gretchen Rubin
    bestselling author, 
    The Happiness Project, Happier at Home 


    Better Than Before: 
    Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives

    Thursday, March 19, 2015
    Downtown Los Angeles



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