2019 THEME: Plan B:
Our 2019 show will again bring our Marin community brilliant minds delivering compelling insights into science, technology, social relevance, well-being, design, culture, and more.
SPEAKER PROGRAM (Subject to change)
Modern Elder Academy Founder
The Wisdom of Elders
A “Modern Elder” is as curious as they are wise and they are becoming indispensable in a world in which power is escalating to the young faster than ever before. Life experience is making a comeback.
Documentary Film Maker
To Lead or Be Liked?
An implicit bias within our culture forces an honest look at how both genders often perceive successful women and their likability.
Hacking Stress in the Modern World
Stress and its repercussions are creating a health crisis. Fortunately, a remedy lies within: by changing neural traffic from the heart to the brain.
Professor of Science Communication at the University of Westminster.
How the Earth Made Us and Will Again
The planet’s formation has profoundly influenced the course of human history. This is a story of civilization - past and future told through the unseen physical nature of our world.
DAVID JAMES BELL
Coding for Empathy
As medical technologies rapidly advance, what will be the future role of the physician? And what challenges will we face when humans are healed by digital doctors?
Ph.D. astrophysics/ Senior Astronomer and Director, Center for SETI Research
Are We Ready for What’s Out There?
Should we be introducing ourselves to the Universe? Are we ready for an answer?
Partner Foundation Capital
Confessions of an AI Investor
Artificial Intelligence is proliferating, with few controls in place. How can we prevent machines run amok yet still realize its profound benefits for humanity?
Musical wizard Carlos Reyes performs on the Paraguayan harp like you’ve never heard.