Thu, Jul 7, 2005 -- 9:00 AM
The Nobel Prize and the Bay Area -- A History of InnovationDownload audio (MP3)
More than 20 Nobel Laureates have ties to the Bay Area. In the first hour of a special two-hour program, Forum assesses how and why the Bay Area has been able to foster such an environment of creativity, innovation and imagination.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Donna Shirley, manager of the Mars Exploration Program at NASA from 1994 to 1998 and author of "Managing Martians" and "Managing Creativity: A Practical Guide to Inventing, Developing and Producing Innovative Products"
- Dr. J. Michael Bishop, Nobel laureate for medicine and chancellor at the University of California at San Francisco. He is author of the book "How to Win A Nobel Prize"
- Dr. Robert Semper, executive associate director of the Exploratorium
- Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, author of "Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Innovation" and professor of psychology and management at Claremont Graduate University