UPDATE, July 1

Update, July 1

Attention Festival 2 Goers!  

We will distribute Daily Updates every day of the festival, but we wanted to let you know about some changes in advance. Below are some changes taking place during Festival 2.
 

July 2

The 7:45-8:45am session “Booz Allen Hamilton Presents: Connected Society and Managing Risk and Seizing Opportunity when Everything Connect” in the Monarch Room of the Limelight Hotel has a new moderator, Bill Thoet.
 
Now at 8:00-8:50am in the McNulty Room of the Doerr-Hosier Center, US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx will speak with Steve Clemons about “Beyond Traffic: The Future of Transportation.”
A new session has been added: “Greece’s Debt Crisis: The New Source of Global Market Contagion?” featuring Nicholas Burns, Lawrence H. Summers, and Gillian Tett. This session will take place in the Greenwald Pavilion, 9:00-10:00am. It will replace “Israel’s Democratic Future,” an interview between Israeli politician Yitzhak Herzog and Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson. That session has been canceled.
 
The 12:00-1:00pm session at the Limelight Hotel, “Southern Company Presents: How Can Changing Neighborhoods Save Lives?” has a new panelist: Zack Rosenberg.
 
The 1:15-2:45pm Deep Dive “How Big of a Threat is Terrorism to World Order?” has been moved to the McNulty Room of the Doerr-Hosier Center. This session will feature John Allen, Raney Aronson-Rath, Shadi Hamid, Dalia Mogahed, Maajid Nawaz, Farah Pandith, David Petraeus, and Graeme Wood. The session will be moderated by John Dickerson and Jeffrey Goldberg.
 
Another 1:15-2:45pm Deep Dive “Is The Internet Taking Us Where We Want to Go?” featuring Peter Hirshberg, Andrew Keen, Jerry Murdock, Ashkan Soltani, James P. Steyer, Leon Wieseltier, and moderated by Jason Pontin has been moved to the Greenwald Pavilion.
 
The session “How Can Technology Address Neglected Societal Problems?” has been moved from 8:00am to 3:00pm in the Lauder Room in the Koch Building. This session will feature Gideon Grinstein, Kentaro Toyama, Seth Siegel, and Jason Pontin.
 
Regina Dugan will not be participating in the 4:00pm Book Signing.

July 3

The session “The Power of Positive Deviance: How Unlikely Innovators Solve the World’s Toughest Problems” featuring Richard Pascale has been moved from 3:00pm to 8:00-8:50am in the Paepcke Auditorium.
 
The 4:10-5:00pm session “(Mis)Imagining the Future” featuring Daniel Gilbert and Gideon Lichfield will be held in the Booz Allen Hamilton Room in the Koch Building.
 
A new session has been added: at 7:00pm in the Buckminster Fuller Dome, “Interactive Tours of the Observable Universe” will be offered. over
 
And at 9:15pm in the McNulty Room in the Doerr-Hosier Center, Jon Batiste and Walter Isaacson will hold a “Jazz Jam.” This event is for attendees only. Members of the public will not be allowed to participate.

July 4

The 10:20-11:20am session in the Booz Allen Hamilton Room in the Koch Building featuring Peter Hirshberg has been renamed “America’s Cities: Makers Remaking the American Dream.”
 
And a new session has been added: in the Aspen Meadows Restaurant, 12:00-1:00pm, “Clay Water Brick: Finding Inspiration from Entrepreneurs Who Do the Most with the Least” will feature Jessica Jackley.