Friday, 3 to 4 p.m., Campus Locations

Following the afternoon seminars each Friday, an "open forum" is held from 3-4 p.m.

The Forum features invited speakers of note, usually from outside Renaissance, who share their views on varied topics with members, followed by lively question-and-answer sessions. The locations vary depending on CSUS availability, so check below. The speakers and locations can change due to campus scheduling, so check here right before each Forum.

Sept. 4: State Assemblyman Rob Bonta, Chairman of Retirement and Health Committee
Ballroom III, Union NOTE: Location Change!
Current Health and Retirement Issues. He will be introduced by his father, Renaissance member Warren Bonta.
Sept. 11: Duane Campbell, Professor Emeritus, Bilingual/Multicultural Education, CSUS
Del Norte 1004
What is Greece's Future under the EU Bailout?
Sept. 18: Dr. Ben Rich, Professor, UCDavis School of Medicine
Del Norte 1004
Physician-Aided Dying: Pursuit of a Peaceful Death
Sept. 25: Karla Nemeth, Deputy Secretary, California Natural Resources Agency
Del Norte 1004
Gov. Brown's Perspective on Drought and Long-term Water Reliability for California.
Oct. 2: Sacramento Councilman Eric Guerra
Redwood Room
Support for Sacramento's Youth and Young Adults.
Oct. 9: Gene Blackman, Docent, California Auto Museum
Del Norte 1004
Who's Driving? Self-driving Cars and their Implications.
Oct. 16: Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson
Oct. 23: Bruce Maiman, Sacramento Bee Columnist
Del Norte 1004
The problem of Political Partisanship and the Two-Party System.
Oct. 30: Jeannine English, President, AARP
Del Norte 1004
Nov. 6: Scott Syphax, Host, Studio Sacramento, KVIE
Del Norte 1004
Leadership Training and its Impact on the Sacramento Region.
Nov. 13: Joyce Terhaar, Executive Editor and Senior Vice President, The Sacramento Bee
Del Norte 1004
Nov. 20: Lial A. Jones, CEO and Director, Crocker Art Museum
Del Norte 1004
Nov. 27:
Thanksgiving Break No Forum.