The Morning Forum of Los Altos has announced its lineup of speakers for the 64th annual lecture series.
The fall/winter lineup:
• Oct. 1: Michael Kirst, Ph.D. President of the California State Board of Education since 2011, Kirst will speak on “State Policy to Implement Common Core Standards in Education: It Changes Almost Everything.”
• Oct. 15: Philip Yun, J.D. Yun, executive director and chief operating officer of the Ploughshares Fund, will outline “The North Korea Problem.”
• Nov. 5: Francine Segan. Segan is a food historian, frequent contributor to the Food Network and author of seven cookbooks. Segan will discuss “Dolci: Italy’s Sweets.”
• Nov. 19: Bill Coleman. Los Altos resident Coleman will address “The Challenges of Cyber Security: National and Personal.” He is a venture capitalist, entrepreneur, chairman and CEO of Resilient Network Systems.
• Dec. 3: Alan Hess. Hess, an architect, historian and architecture critic for the San Jose Mercury News, will speak on “Historic Sprawl: A History of California Suburbia.”
• Jan. 21: Jill Carroll, Ph.D. Carroll, founder of the Amazing Faiths Project, will discuss “The Challenges of Religious Tolerance.”
The Morning Forum of Los Altos, an all-volunteer organization of 450 members, presents 16 speakers during the year. Its mission is “Giving and receiving opinions with an open-minded and tolerant attitude.”
Lectures are scheduled 10:15-11:45 a.m. the first and third Tuesdays during the academic year at Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave. The Morning Forum of Los Altos is a members-only series. Single speaker tickets are not sold.