Imagine Solutions Conference 2015

February 23, 2015

Our Content Sponsors

Our Planned Sessions

1. RAND Corporation


Big Thinking

Executive Debriefs:

  • Susan L. Marquis, Dean of the Pardee RAND Graduate School will host/moderate (The largest public policy analysis Ph.D. program in the nation — the RAND Corporation.)
  • Lillian Ablon – information systems analyst, RAND – Subject: Cybercrime/terrorism
  • Beau Kilmer, senior policy researcher, RAND – Subject: Marijuana – the economic, social, and legal issues
  • Dalia Dassa Kaye, Director of the Center for Middle East Public Policy, RAND – Subject: The Middle East – issues, options, strategies, complexities
  • Robert Lempert, senior scientist, Director, Frederick S. Pardee Center for Longer Range Global Policy and the Future Human Condition, RAND – Subject: Climate Change


2. Voices for the Arts

Big Voices


3. Health Care

Big Issues <> Big Ideas
Top Hospital CEOs Look at the Future
U.S. News Best Hospitals 2013-14

NOVA Sr. Executive Producer Paula Apsell interviews three CEOs of preeminent hospitals

  • John Noseworthy – Mayo Clinic (ranked #1)
  • Paul Rothman – CEO, John Hopkins Medical (ranked #3)
  • Steven Corwin – CEO, NY-Presbyterian (ranked #6)


4. Beyond Amazing

Beyond Amazing
  • Ben Saunders – walked solo to the South Pole
  • Oren Yakobovich – Videre – the Secret Group filming human rights abuse
  • Robin Cook – renowned author of 33 books – the dean of medical mysteries – 100,000,000 copies sold


5. Social Entrepreneurs

Good Ideas Can’t Wait – Change Makers
Big Bets
  • John Crowley – Global Genes Project
  • Jenny Bowen – Half the Sky Foundation
  • Dorothy Stoneman – YouthBuild U.S.A.


6. Education

Big Strategies
Insights from our top thought leaders in education
  • Daniel Franklin – Executive Editor, The Economist
  • Interviews Ted Mitchell the new Undersecretary of Education


7. The Longevity Economy

Big Opportunity
The landscape, issues, opportunities, the leading edge thinking
  • Jody Holtzman – SVP, Thought Leadership, AARP
  • Ken Dychtwald*
  • AARP study
  • Dr. Pinchas Cohen – USC School of Gerontology*
  • Paul Irving – president, Milken Institute*


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