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Program Schedule

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
2:30 – 3:30pm Learning track: The 19th minute
4:30 – 5:30pm Learning track: Investing in Ideas
7:00 – 10:00pm Opening night: Fiesta!
Indigo Girls Singer-songwriters
Thursday, May 28, 2015
8:30 – 10:00am Session 1: Spark
Achenyo Idachaba Green entrepreneur
Robin Murphy Disaster roboticist
Rana el Kaliouby Computer scientist
Christina Mercando CEO
Linda Briceño Performing artist activist
Nonny de la Peña Virtual reality pioneer
10:45 – 12:15pm Session 2: Surface
Margaret Heffernan Management thinker
Elizabeth Nyamayaro Political scientist
Roxane Gay Writer
Lee Mokobe Poet
Rich Benjamin Social observer
Pardis Sabeti Computational geneticist
2:00 – 3:30pm Session 3: Seduce
Marlene Zuk Evolutionary biologist
Kakani Katija Bioengineer
Maria Bello Actor and activist
Béla Fleck Banjo artist
Abigail Washburn Clawhammer banjo player
Mubin Shaikh Anti-extremist scholar
Nancy Lublin Activist
4:30 – 6:15pm Session 4: Sustain
Jimmy Carter Peace activist
Sakena Yacoobi Education activist
Memory Banda Activist
Gina Loring Poet and vocalist
Sunni Patterson Poet
Billie Jean King Tennis legend and activist
Mary Robinson Global leader
Sara Stevens Singer
Friday, May 29, 2015
8:30 – 10:15am Session 5: Shift
Michael Kimmel Sociologist
Mia Birdsong Family activist
Alix Generous Advocate
Erin Pettit Glacier explorer
Aspen Baker Listener
Somi Vocalist, composer and culturist
Linda Cliatt-Wayman High school principal
11:15 – 1:00pm Session 6: Share
Kaki King Guitarist
Jane Fonda Actor and activist
Lily Tomlin Comedian and actor
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon Reporter
Alaa Murabit Peace expert
Jenni Chang and Lisa Dazols Documentary filmmakers
Robin Morgan Poet and activist
Negin Farsad Comedian, filmmaker