2017 - Topics

Following are topics that may be included in the 2017 program. Over the next few months, sessions may be changed as the world changes.

GLOBAL AFFAIRS

China – Friend or Foe?
Europe – Whole or Broken?
Middle East Mess – Iran/Saudi Arabia/Israel/Palestine/ISIS/Syria
North Korea – Resolving the Crisis
Russia: Threat, Opportunity…or Both?
Cybersecurity and Intelligence – Competing in the War of the Future
Henry Kissinger and Nicholas Burns on Diplomacy
The U.S. in a New World


NATIONAL ISSUES

Economic Growth – New Paradigms
Economic Security – Jobs, Technology, Globalization
Tax Policy Wither?
Income Inequality Under Trump
K12 Education – Improving U.S. Competitiveness
K12 Education – Solutions for Urban Education
The Racial Divide
Everything You Think About Incarceration is Wrong
Where is the Supreme Court Headed?
Solar Engineering to Slow Down Climate Change


HEALTH AND MEDICINE

How Different Will TrumpCare Be?
Alzheimer's Disease and The Aging Brain
The Right to Forget
Health Myths


POLITICS 2017

Trump at Six Months – A Report Card
Democrats – The Road Back


SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Disruptive Technologies Ahead - Topics in Preparation
Science That Will Change the World - Topics in Preparation


CULTURAL TOPICS

Food and Wine -- Topics in Preparation
Prominent Authors -- Topics in Preparation
Musical Theater -- Performance in Preparation
Performing Arts -- Topics in Preparation
Visual Arts – Topics in Preparation
Adam Gopnik - In Conversation