In recent years, the conscious capitalism movement has not only been growing, but increasingly arguing that companies that put community, ethics and sustainability at the forefront will outperform more traditional, profit-driven companies. James Ledbetter, Editor Inc. magazine and Inc.com, will moderate a panel discussion. Panel: Jeff Senne, PwC; Tammy York Day, Delta Dental of Kentucky; Greg Christian, Beyond Green Partners
Few people have not seen the Pulitzer Prize-winning 1972 photograph of nine-year-old Kim Phuc, the victim of a napalm attack, running naked down a road in Trang Bang, Vietnam. Kim, now a Canadian citizen, comes to IF to share her story.
Are there really differences between the male and female brain?
Flash Class: Some differences between the sexes are obvious, but do they extend beyond what the eye can see? Are male and female brains different in structure or function? Are differences "black and white" or on a "spectrum." Explore the controversy around this topic by examining studies form prominent neuroscientists in the field@ Is YOUR brain male, female... or other?!
You can code, play cello or learn Japanese!
- Adults need smell, movement, emotion, drama and stress to learn, just like kids!
- Immersion versus chunking-you have to do both!
- Use a familiar schema-you have to figure out how to go from the known to the unknown using something you are already good at.
Join us on Thursday, September 29 for Ideas Night Out, informal gatherings that allow you to dine up close and personal with Festival Presenters and other attendees at a variety of Louisville restaurants. No program or agenda; just casual, interesting conversation with thinkers, doers and makers from around the globe.
Please note: Ideas Night Out registration is not included in the Festival Pass or Thursday Day Pass.
Creating the next generation of creative thinkers and innovators.
Middle school students gather to again take part in a novel four-hour embedded IF track that exposes them to the various ideas and perspectives that undergird the Festival. Students are exposed to many of the same presenters from the IF Main Stage and will explore ideas surrounding creative thinking, discovery and imagination to recombine knowledge in new and unique ways. In partnership with the Kentucky Science Center.
The Evolutionary Roots of Power and Dominance
History is in large part the story of the relentless quest for power. Evolutionary Biologist Lee Dugatkin dives deep into this subject to explore the roots of dominance and power.