Imagine Solutions is an annual conference held each year in February in Naples, Florida attracting a very substantial private sector leadership audience from all over North America. Each year the Imagine Solutions Conference brings 30+ speakers from across the United States, Canada, and around the world. Included are world renowned experts in their fields; Nobel Prize nominees; Mother Teresa award winners; many from TIME and Fortune magazine’s 100 most influential lists. Outstanding thought leaders such as economist Niall Ferguson; Wendy Kopp/education; Dean Ornish and Ken Dychtwald/wellness; visionaries Dean Kamen, Peter Diamandis and Craig Ventner: authors such as Robin Cook; and many others. Each session features 3 to 5 speakers presenting 16-minute briefings; focus on subject areas including healthcare, education, energy, economy, environment, women in leadership, the arts, and social entrepreneurship. Five breaks during the day enable the audience to further conversations with speakers and other audience members.
Imagine Solutions has brought over 250 world class thought leaders to participate at this conference.
Our Theme –
For our 2017 Imagine Solutions Conference we are planning on 8 cutting edge sessions featuring 28 innovative thought leaders.
Here is an early look at what we are working on for 2017:
There are four “MAJOR INFLUENCER CENTERS” which are of paramount importance as we address many issues critical to our society.
We will bring key thought leaders from each center of influence to better understand the who, what, how of their insights, power, influence. And how they look at future issues.
Each year we bring amazing artistic talents to our conference. 2017 will be no different. Here is what we have planned:
Bill T. Jones
MacArthur Genius Award. The Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize. Tony Award.
National Medal of the Arts.
Creating more than 100 works for his own company, Jones has also choreographed for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, AXIS Dance Company, Boston Ballet, Lyon Opera Ballet, Berlin Opera Ballet and Diversions Dance Company, among others. In 1995, Jones directed and performed in a collaborative work with Toni Morrison and Max Roach, Degga, at Alice Tully Hall, commissioned by Lincoln Center’s “Serious Fun” Festival. His collaboration with Jessye Norman, How! Do! We! Do!, premiered at New York’s City Center in 1999.
A 2001 Emmy-winning documentary that chronicles modern dance’s African-American roots.
Jones is the co-creator, director and choreographer of the musical Fela!, which ran Off-Broadway in 2008 and opened on Broadway in previews in October 2009. Jones won the Lucille Lortel Award as Outstanding Choreographer for his work as well as the Tony Award for Best Choreography.
Katherine Liu – 11 year old classical piano child prodigy
Advocating for Children = Making a Difference
A session on Children, addressing:
More to come.
A Skoll Fellow from 2016.
In 2016 we partnered with 3M to bring you some of the many breakthroughs that are happening across the landscape of science and technology – as they will positively impact our futures.
We will continue these stories with the partnership of 3M in 2017. Stay tuned.