Program

Day 1

Tuesday, September 3

10:00-5:00pm

All-day Registration


5:00-6:30pm

Welcome Reception


6:30-9:00pm

Dinner and Keynote

Opening Provocations

How to Stop Manufacturing Poverty on an Industrial Scale


Day 2

Wednesday, September 4

6:00-8:00am

Fresh Starts

  1. Vineyard Hike.
  2. Yoga
  3. Art Walk

6:30-9:00am

Breakfast


9:00-11:00am

On Track

  1. Innovations in Public Education
  2. The Coming Plague: Public Health as Public Emergency
  3. And Not a Drop To Drink: Managing Water, from Cape Town to the Nile Delta

11:30-12:00pm

Brain break

Random Acts


12:00-2:00pm

Lunch and Plenary

Go Tell It On the Mountain


2:30-4:30pm

On Track

  1. Economics As If People Matter
  2. Development As Freedom
  3. 0-60: How Israel Became ‘Startup Nation.’

5:00-6:30pm

Sources of Inspiration

Neo Muyanga: How I Make Music


6:30-9:00pm

Dinner and Plenary

The Cost of Resurrection


Day 3

Thursday, September 5

6:00-8:00am

Fresh Starts

  1. Vineyard Hike.
  2. Yoga
  3. Art Walk

6:30-9:00am

Breakfast


9:00-11:00am

On Track

  1. Brother, Can You Spare a Job? - The Future of Work
  2. Africa and the World: The Changing Relationship with China
  3. The Limits of Democracy

11:30-12:00pm

Brain break

Random Acts


12:00-2:00pm

Lunch and Plenary

Leapfrog: How Africa Can Lead the Future of Health, Education, and Cities


2:30-4:30pm

On Track

  1. Funding African Innovators: A Conversation
  2. Religion, Ethnicity, and the Limits of Exclusionary Identities
  3. Every Person, A Platform: Collapse of the Gatekeepers and the Rise of Fake News

5:00-6:00pm

Sources of Inspiration

John Carlin: How I Write Stories - What Stirs a Nation’s Soul: The Making of the acclaimed Amazon Prime documentary series, ‘This Is Football.’(Special viewing of the Rwanda episode of the series.)


7:00-9:00pm

Dinner and Plenary

The World’s Civil Religion: Football, and the Meaning of Life


Day 4

Friday, September 6

6:00-8:00am

Fresh Starts

  1. Vineyard Hike.
  2. Yoga
  3. Art Walk

6:30-9:00am

Breakfast


9:00-11:00am

On Track

  1. Little By Little:  The Power of Incremental Steps in Intractable Environments
  2. Building New Leaders From the Ground Up
  3. Politics As If Economics Matter

11:30-12:00pm

Brain break

Random Acts


12:00-2:00pm

Lunch and Plenary

Guess Who’s Coming to Lunch: The Here and Now, and the Road Ahead


2:30-4:30pm

On Track

  1. Youth Is Not Served: The World’s Youngest Population Confronts the World’s Gravest Youth Unemployment
  2. ‘Better Not Born’: Why Have Children At All?
  3. Waste Not: Innovations In Waste Management

5:00-6:30pm

Sources of Inspiration

Frans K Smit: How I Make Wine (Plus an Invitation to Taste Spier Wines)


7:00-11:59pm

A Special African Celebration

Braai Dinner, Live Music, and an End and a Beginning.