Mariana Mazzucato
Mariana Mazzucato — The Value of Everything

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Mark Stabile on Mental Health, Inequality and the Gig Economy
Portrait of Francis Fukuyama.
Francis Fukuyama — Immigration Reform: A Cross Jurisdictional Look Into the Art of the Possible

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Steven Pearlstein on Can American Capitalism Survive?

Portrait of Jonathan Haidt.
Jonathan Haidt on The Coddling of the American Mind

Dani Rodrick on Straight Talk on Trade

Lauren Jones on Social Mobility and Child Care

Dan Pfeiffer on Yes We (Still) Can

Portrait of Geoff Mulgan.
Geoff Mulgan on Big Mind

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Eric Liu on You're More Powerful Than You Think

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Richard Saul Wurman, Creator, TED conference, TEDMED conference, e.g. conference and WWW conference; Author of 90 books

Topic: UnderstandingUnderstanding

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Adam Grant — Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy

David Frum & Jeffrey Goldberg present Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic

In conversation with: Heather Reisman, Founder, Chair and CEO, Indigo Books & Music, Inc.

Tanya Talaga, Indigenous Issues Reporter, Toronto Star; Recipient, 2017-2018 Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy (The Canadian Journalism Foundation); and Author

Topic: Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City

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Nilofer Merchant presents The Power of Onlyness: Make Your Wild Ideas Mighty Enough to Dent the World

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Richard Florida presents The New Urban Crisis

Topic: The New Urban Crisis: How Our Cities Are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, and Failing the Middle Class-and What We Can Do About It


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David Frum, Political Analyst, Senior Editor, The Atlantic magazine & former Speechwriter and Special Assistant for U.S. President George W. Bush

Topic: The Consequences of a Trump Presidency

Portrait of Chuck Klosterman
Chuck Klosterman

Topic: “But What If We’re Wrong?: Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past”

Zeynep Ton – The Good Jobs Strategy

Topic — The Good Jobs Strategy: How the Smartest Companies Invest in Employees to Lower Costs & Boost Profits







Francis Fukuyama.
Francis Fukuyama, Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Professor, Stanford University

Topic: Political Order and Political Decay

Nilofer Merchant
Nilofer Merchant, Fellow, Martin Prosperity Institute

Topic: Humans are undervalued

Jonathan Haidt
Jonathan Haidt, Professor of Ethical Leadership at New York University’s Stern School of Business and Fellow, Martin Prosperity Institute, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Topic: Three Stories about Capitalism — The Moral Psychology of Economic Life

Alec Ross
Alec Ross, Author & Sr. Advisor for Innovation to Hilary Clinton

Topic: From Rebellion to Reality – How Information Networks are (and are not) Re-Shaping Geopolitics and Governance

From Rebellion to Reality: Alec Ross

From Rebellion to Reality: Jamison Steeve and Alec Ross

George Packer, Staff Writer, The New Yorker

Topic: America Today – A Collapsing, Changing Nation

Don Tapscott
Don Tapscott

The Digital Economy – A 20-Year Retrospective and Perspectives for the Future.

Roger Martin
The Knowledge Conference

The Knowledge Conference

Arianna Huffington
Arianna Huffington, The Huffington Post

THRIVE: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder

Brad Katsuyama
Brad Katsuyama

Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt

Roger Martin
Roger Martin

The Rise (and Likely Fall) of the Talent Economy

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Geoff Mulgan
Geoff Mulgan

Predators and Creators in Capitalism’s Future

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Nate Silver
Nate Silver

The Signal and the Noise

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Anne-Marie Slaughter
Anne-Marie Slaughter

Solutions for a New America

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Youth and the Public Good
Youth and the Public Good: Apathetic My Ass

Panel Discussion with

  • Alison Loat, Co-founder and Executive Director, Samara
  • Marc Kielburger, Co- founder, ambassador for Free The Children
  • Dave Meslin, Creative Director, Pigeonhat Industries
  • Sevaun Palvetzian,CEO, CivicAction
  • Moderated by Elamin Abdelmahmoud, Online Producer, TV Ontario

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