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.
IF Music / Sep. 27 IF Affiliate Event
IF Music returns for a second year to host two panels of seasoned professionals living and thriving in the music industry. Hosted by sonaBLAST! Records and YADDA, this event offers a unique experience to listen to some of the foremost music industry professionals in the business today. Learn more and reserve your ticket here.
Confronting the Ghost of Tom Joad Peter Van Buren
After leaving his 24-year career as an American diplomat following his 2011 whistleblowing surrounding U.S. failures in the Iraq War, IF alumnus Peter Van Buren's career path led him on a personal deep plunge into the New Economy as a 52-year old minimum wage worker.
New York-based 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.
IF Film / Sep. 30 - Oct. 4 IF Affiliate Event
The Louisville Film Society presents the sixth annual IF Film (formerly the Flyover Film Festival). A total of 7 features and 6 short films will screen over five days, providing a platform for independent filmmakers to screen their works for the first time in Kentucky. View the schedule of films here. Learn more and purchase tickets here.
Surviving The Great Zombie Apocalypse Sarah Eichhorn / Andrea Nicholas
When the big zombie apocalypse begins (and we all know it’s coming!) how would a zombie population take over the world? What could humans do to increase their survival odds?
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
Steve Pemberton - From foster care to proud husband, father and force of change, one man’s inspiring journey proves that determination can turn tragedy into triumph. Read and watch his inspiring story here.