INFORUM is part of the Commonwealth Club, founded in 1903, the oldest and largest civic forum in the United States. The Club hosts landmark talks, from Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “New Deal” speech, to the inspiring oratory of Martin Luther King, Jr., to Nobel Laureates such as the Dalai Lama, to every modern American president and today’s other world leaders across fields.


“Best Lecture Series in the Bay Area” 
— San Francisco Magazine

Recommended for singles looking for a “presidential forum and hang-out” 
— Los Angeles Times

“The best braniac bonanza... for those wanting to cram more thinking under their caps” 
— The Bay Guardian


Who comes to INFORUM? Here are some of the leaders who recently shared their stories with us.

Dr. Cornel WestJared Diamond. Chef Mario Batali. Marissa Mayer. Marc Benioff. Nicholas Kristof. Reid Hoffman. Sheryl Sandberg. Alison Pincus. Freakonomists Stephen Dubner & Steven Levitt. Nate Silver.

and many, many more.