2017 - Topics

Following are topics that may be included in the 2017 program. Over the coming weeks, sessions may be added, changed or deleted as the world changes.

GLOBAL AFFAIRS

Keynote -- The World at Risk
China – Friend or Foe?
Hope for Europe?
The Iran/Saudi Rivalry
Is ISIS on the Ropes?
North Korea – How Worried Should We Be?
Russia: Threat, Opportunity…or Both?
Cybersecurity and Intelligence – Competing in the War of the Future
Henry Kissinger and Nicholas Burns on Diplomacy

NATIONAL ISSUES

Economic Growth -- How Attainable?
Tax Policy -- Whither?
Income Inequality Under Trump
K12 Education – Is There Hope for U.S. Competitiveness?
K12 Education – Solutions for Urban Education
Are Race Relations Worse Than Ever?
Most of What You Think About Incarceration is Wrong
The Future of Democracy
What Does a Full Supreme Court Mean?

HEALTH AND MEDICINE

Health Care Policy Today...and Tomorrow
Alzheimer's Disease and The Aging Brain
The Right to Forget
Health Myths
The Opioid Crisis

POLITICS 2017

Trump Report Card
How Can The Democrats Come Back?

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Disruptive Science -- Quantum Computing
Disruptive Technology -- Autonomous Driving
Disrupting Climate Change -- Solar GeoEngineering

CULTURAL TOPICS

A Jason Robert Brown Musical Theater Production
Balanchine's Genius
Wrestling with Art
Curatorial Insights
Women Collectors
An Architectural Conversation
Adam Gopnik on Stage

OTHER TOPICS

More to be added