Speakers & Performers
2017 Speakers & Performers
Former White House Domestic Policy Council Director
(President G.W. Bush)
Tulsa Mayor (R)
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Director
Laura and John Arnold Foundation Co-Chair
Pulitzer Prize Winning Author of
Richard J. Berry
Albuquerque Mayor (R)
Ana Teresa Fernández
University of Chicago, Professor and Director, Crime Lab
President and CEO, Edna McConnell Clark Foundation; and CEO
Blue Meridian Partners
James "Jim" Shelton
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative President of Education and former U.S. Department of Education Deputy Secretary (President Obama)
Roca Founder and CEO
Philippe Cousteau, Jr.
Explorer and Environmental Advocate
Midwest Academy Founding Director and Current President
Ballmer Group Co-CEO and Co-Founder; Los Angeles Clippers Owner; and former Microsoft CEO
Eric Ambel and Erik Huey of the Surreal McCoys
Watch "The Dignity of Work"
Watch "Partisan Rhetoric
Is for Losers"
Watch "One Nation Indivisible"
Immigration [For Real]
Watch "Outta My Head /
Swim Into View"
Watch "Whole Lotta Folsom / The Devil Is Here in These Hills"
If We Organize,
We Can Change
Why Are We
To Keep You Out of Jail
Watch "How Artists Predict the Future"
A New 'Normal' for Philanthropy"
Watch "The Four Most Dangerous Words?
A New Study Shows"
Watch "Our Nation,
Watch "What If Everyone Believed They Were Smart?"
Watch "Where's Richard Nixon When You Need Him? "
Watch "Man vs Machine Learning: Criminal Justice in the 21st Century"
Watch "How Art Allowed Me to Erase Borders"