2019 Schedule

Friday, June 21st
Friday, June 21st
5:30pm–06:30pm MDT
2019 Health
Our Children Are in Trouble

From academic pressures to classroom shootings, economic uncertainty to climate change, young people are facing more stressors than ever, and it’s surfacing in some terrible ways. In the past 12 months, 62 percent of college students said they had felt overwhelming anxiety at some point, 41 percent were so depressed that it was difficult to function, and 11 percent had seriously considered suicide...

Wheeler Opera House Bar — Evening Session
In town event
8:00pm–09:00pm MDT
2019 Health
How to Live Forever: The Enduring Power of Connecting the Generations

As medicine and public health make it possible for us to stay healthy well into our eighties, nineties, and beyond, we are challenged to find purpose in the gift of those extra years. Marc Freedman, president and CEO of Encore.org, believes that dedicating ourselves to the greater good is the pathway to fulfillment. In his new book, How to Live Forever, he reflects on the value of knitting the gen...

Wheeler Opera House Bar — Evening Session
In town event
Saturday, June 22nd
8:00pm–09:00pm MDT
2019 Health
The US Health Care Agenda: Top Journalists Explore the Issues

Once again, health care is bubbling to the surface of public and policy conversations. The phrase “Medicare for All” is on everyone’s lips — in the halls of Congress, on the political campaign trail, in the offices of activists and academics. But there is no agreement about what such a plan would actually look like, beyond offering some kind of public health care benefit to individuals under age 6...

Wheeler Opera House Bar — Evening Session
In town event
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