Viewpoints

2018

Viewpoints

Join as we delve into some of the most innovative ideas and provoking conversations through the viewpoints of those who inspire. Among the trailblazers in this programming are Atul Gawande, renowned Indian American surgeon and writer, and Meg Jay, who enlightens with untold tales of resilience of those who once suffered great adversity. You’ll hear from psychologist and MacArthur genius grant winner Angela Duckworth on the power of grit, and gain insight from polymath Arthur Brooks on finding happiness throughout life. Listen in on a conversation about power in the modern era, or consider the question, where do ideas come from?

Track Events

'Selected Shorts: Lovers & Strangers' (Live Performance)
Keeling Curve Prize Awards Ceremony
306 Hollywood (Film & Discussion)
Mount Sinai Health System Presents: Do or Die— It's Time to Think Beyond the Hospital
Nestlé Waters North America Presents: Water Conservation for 21st Century Business
Allstate Presents: Tip of the Iceberg—The Road to Autonomous Cars
President Carter: The White House Years
Audi of America Presents: How Do We Embrace Technology to Make Cities Better?
Psychology and the Good Life
Axios AM Live with Mike Allen
Roundtable Lunch
Big Bet Philanthropy
Southern Company Presents: Tech-Smart Cities-A New World on the Horizon
Supernormal: The Untold Story of Adversity and Resilience
Creative Tensions: Where Do You Stand on the Words We Use Today?
Technology That Empowers: The Future of Science and Exploration
Facebook and the Future
The Atlantic After Hours: Where Does #MeToo Go from Here?
Facebook Presents: Authenticity, Quality and the Fight Against False News—How Facebook Tackles Problematic Content in News Feeds
The Drive for Access and Excellence in Higher Education
From Strength to Strength: Finding Happiness and Success at Every Stage of Life
The Great Outdoors: A Cure for What Ails Us?
How Is New Power Shaping Our World?
The Mystery of Mastery
Why Should Millennials Invest? Because It's Cool -- And It's Smart
Israel’s Next Big Initiative: Breakthroughs in Science and Technology
Words on the Move
Jordan Peterson: From the Barricades of the Culture Wars
Festival 1 and Festival 2