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2016 Regional Meeting hosted by SVCN & Thrive

  • 2016 SVCF Regional Meeting: Hilton Union Square, San Francisco (map)

2016 SVCF Regional Meeting

Civil Liberties and Technology
Featuring Anthony D. Romero

Silicon Valley Community Foundation is excited to announce the 2016 Regional Meeting will feature special guest Anthony D. Romero, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union.  In addition to hosting this year’s meeting, SVCF is pleased to partner with Thrive to provide free bus transportation to and from the event. Thrive registration for bus transportation and event RSVP can be registered below. If you wish to attend the event but provide your own transportation, please register here


Monday, October 10, 2016


Hilton Union Square, San Francisco


1:00 p.m. – Bus departs Thrive for SF
Bus arrival in SF – 3 p.m. – Visit the Innovation Lab
3 – 4:30 p.m. - Program
4:30 – 6 p.m. – Reception
6 p.m. – But departs SF for Thrive

About the Event

The Regional Meeting is an annual event hosted by SVCF that brings together diverse community members to learn the latest on important issues from expert guest speakers.  The Regional Meeting is open to the public: nonprofits, foundations, corporate representatives, community members and leaders, and more are encouraged to attend.

This year, we are pleased to host the Regional Meeting in San Francisco in conjunction with our inaugural Innovation Conference, a unique learning event for philanthropists, grantmakers and corporate responsibility professionals.

For this year’s program, Anthony D. Romero and other special guests will address the importance of big data and social justice issues in the midst of technological innovations.

Before the program begins at 3 p.m., you are encouraged to visit the Innovation Lab and experience groundbreaking products and technology. Featured exhibitors include: suitX, RYOT and Massachusetts Digital Games Institute.

Interested in attending Regional Meeting but providing your own transportation?  Register here.


The Thrive bus will depart from the Sobrato Center for Nonprofits located at: 350 Twin Dolphin Drive in Redwood City at 1:00 p.m. promptly.  Please be at the Sobrato Center no later than 12:45 p.m. to check in and confirm your seat on the bus. Parking locations at the Sobrato Center for Nonprofits will be emailed one week prior to the event. 

Questions or cancellations can be emailed to:

Earlier Event: September 29
Happy Hour
Later Event: October 13
Community Forum: Tectonic Shifts