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Our monthly, or bi-monthly, free speakers series that tackles everything from environmental issues and economic development to social change and politics. Started by Lenny Mendonca, the founder and owner of the Brewing Company, Brews and Views serves as both a free public forum and philanthropy; part of the evening dining proceeds benefit the Cabrillo Education Foundation. Times are 6pm to 8pm, unless otherwise noted.

Jan. 9, 2018
6-8pm
Half Moon Bay
Brewing Company

Marketplace.org author Scott Tong

Esteemed author and Marketplace.org correspondent Scott Tong will discuss his just released book: A Village with My Name: A Family History of China’s Opening to the World. If you find yourself on the wrong side of history, nobody writes yours – except perhaps your grandchild. Scott Tong has reported from more than a dozen countries as correspondent for Marketplace, from refugee camps in east Africa to shoe factories in eastern China.

 

MODERATORS

Lenny Mendonca, co-founder of the Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, Director Emeritus of McKinsey and Company.

SPEAKERS

Scott Tong currently serves as correspondent for Marketplace’s Sustainability Desk, where his coverage focuses on energy, the environment, natural resources and the global economy.

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Jan. 17, 2018
6-8pm
Mavericks
Event Center

Cannabis Forum #2

A conversation with Michael Correia, director of government relations for the National Cannabis Industry Association. NCIA is the only national trade association advancing the interests of the legitimate and responsible cannabis industry. Please note: this event will be held at our sister venue, Mavericks Event Center, 107 Broadway around the corner from the brewing company. More details here.

 

MODERATORS

Lenny Mendonca, co-founder of the Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, Director Emeritus of McKinsey and Company.

SPEAKERS

Michael Correia is director of government relations for the National Cannabis Industry Association. His focus is raising awareness and building support for the cannabis industry’s issues on Capitol Hill.

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Feb. 12, 2018
6-8pm
Half Moon Bay
Brewing Company

The Us Campaign

Congressman John Sarbanes is bringing the Us Campaign to California. He will discuss the grassroots movement to promote citizen-owned elections across the United States. Founded in 2015, the Us Campaign is dedicated to building a new system for funding campaigns that shifts power away from big money and towards Us - the people.

 

MODERATORS

Lenny Mendonca, co-founder of the Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, Director Emeritus of McKinsey and Company.

SPEAKERS

Congressman John Sarbanes has represented Maryland’s Third Congressional District in the U.S. Congress since 2007. He currently serves on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, in addition to the Subcommittee on Health and the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.


Feb. 22, 2018
6-8pm
Half Moon Bay
Brewing Company

Andy Grignon

A discussion with Andy Grignon, Design and Technology Fellow at JPMorgan Chase, on the societal impact of mobile devices. Andy has made a career out of creating and shipping highly visible consumer products. Andy began his career at Apple, starting the iPhone and webOS.

 

MODERATORS

Lenny Mendonca, co-founder of the Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, Director Emeritus of McKinsey and Company.

SPEAKERS

Andy Grignon has made a career out of creating and shipping highly visible consumer products. He started out at Apple in the Advanced Technology Group developing QuickTime Conferencing and QuickTime Streaming technologies. After stints at Excite@Home and Pixo (maker of the iPod OS), he was back at Apple building iChat AV and the iSight camera. He went on to write Dashboard for MacOS, prior to becoming part of the small, ragtag group charged with creating iPhone. Today he is a Design and Technology Fellow with JPMorgan Chase & Co. in San Francisco reporting directly to the Global Chief Experience Officer, charged with inventing world-class technologies and solutions to help Chase customers prosper.


More Info

Scott Tong of Marketplace.org who was our Brews&Views guest on January 9th discussing his new book A Village with My Name: A Family History of China’s Opening to the World, was also on on KQED’s forum. You can listen here.