The Rise Group is back to share their unique blend of energy, passion and everyday language all grounded in the 'how to' of creativity and innovation. The Rise Group will lead the IF audience through an action-packed, on-your-feet session that will light a fire to help you be more innovative within your life - at work or at play.
Immortality Stephen Cave
Philosopher Stephen Cave discusses how the relentless quest to live forever...physically, spiritually or perhaps through a legacy, etc...has influenced and shaped civilization since the dawn of humankind.
New York-based company Creative Capital returns to introduce the IF audience to four very diverse, disruptive artists and thinkers who are influencing the world in unique ways through their art.
Us/Them Joshua Greene
Harvard professor Joshua Greene connects neuroscience, psychology and philosophy to illuminate the root causes of modern conflict in the world, along with the moral, political and ideological fault lines that divide us....often with incredibly tragic results.
Claudia Hammond IdeaFestival 2014
Time Warped - Few things are more perplexing to us than the concept of time. BBC reporter and psychologist Claudia Hammond delves into how our mind experiences, perceives and processes time...and is even capable of "time-travel."
Raphael Lazano Hemmer
Beth Comstock, GE Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Office, at IdeaFestival 2013
Dr. Daphne Miller
Can we become great "observationalists?" Five Questions with Maria Konnikova
Can we still solve big problems? Five Questions with Jason Pontin
Designer, author, educator and strategist, Debbie Millman is the host of the podcast Design Matters. Here is the latest installment featuring Gary Hustwit, an independent filmmaker based in New York and London, who made his directorial debut with Helvetica, a documentary about type and typography