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Programming

Six immersive pillars

Talks

80+

learning sessions spanning keynotes, master classes, workshops, and meetups including:

Environmentalism, culture, and how change happens

with Al Gore

What’s keeping one of the world’s most progressive executives up at night?

featuring former Starbucks CEO, Howard Schultz

From the front lines: the state of our democracy and how to defend it

with America’s premier defender of civil liberties and head of the ACLU, Anthony Romero

The path to personal and community healing

with founder of the #MeToo movement Tarana Burke

The future isn’t as bad as you think. Learn what accelerating changes in technology mean for business and humanity

from inventors and futurists Ray Kurzweil and Peter Diamandis

Dramatically extending the human lifespan through organ printing

with pharma giant and SiriusXM founder, Martine Rothblatt, and Segway inventor and modern-day Edison, Dean Kamen

What we can learn about design through mimicking nature

with Neri Oxman of the MIT Media Lab

Masterclass: The Art of Negotiation

with Chris Voss, Former FBI Lead International Kidnapping Negotiator, Author, “Never Split the Difference”

The Case for Universal Basic Income

with 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang and economics columnist for The Atlantic, Annie Lowrey

Performances

40+

musicians, comedians, poets, dancers, and more performing in speakeasies, grand theaters, and alleyways including:

RZA: Live from the 36th Chamber of Shaolin

A screening of cult classic, “The 36th Chamber of Shaolin,” with RZA (Wu-Tang) live scoring the film with music and samples

Bands, singer-songwriters, and live music

Lee Fields and The Expressions, Desert Sound Colony, Arthur Baker, Feathered Sun, and more

DJ Sets

Intimate DJ experiences with HAIM, Chromeo, Black Coffee, Bedouin and more

Stand up comedy

Dance, spoken word, and interpretive performances

Surprise street performances

Parades, street entertainers, immersive performance art, pop-up jazz cafes, and other surprises

Wellness

45+

classes and experiences taking place in studios, wellness havens, and recreational spaces, including:

Wisdom on love, meditation, stress, and dying

with mindfullness legends Ram Dass and Jack Kornfield

Feel no pain: secrets to mastering the body and mind

with Wim Hof, “The Iceman”

40,000 sq. ft. wellness haven open day and night

Open-air studio host to wellness classes and indoor/outdoor lounge for ceremonies, hanging, and replenishment

Understanding the power of awareness

with Dr. Dan Siegel, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine, Executive Director, Mindsight Institute

Exploring the power of fluidity

with Shiva Rea, Founder, Prana Vinyasa Yoga

Workouts hosted by peak athletes

including fitness expert Jacy Cunningham

Meditating through movement

with Kate Shela, 5Rhythms Meditation Teacher

Flight School

with Jason Nemer, Founder, AcroYoga

Culinary

12+

world-renowned chefs sourcing ingredients from over 30 local farms, featuring 9 restaurant takeovers, pop ups, and culinary surprises, such as:

The Epicurean Marketplace

30,000sq. ft of delicious all-day dining experiences with fresh, organic, and locally sourced goods

Concept dining experiences

Dining in the dark and other foodie activations designed by inventors, creators, and culinary provocateurs

Pop-ups and surprises

LA-favorite food trucks, nitrogen-chilled sweets, matcha and mushroom elixir cafes; this year we pop-up a dozen fun concepts with partners throughout our campus

Late night bites

Full flavor after dark with some of LA's best street vendors and chefs inspired by street eats worldwide

Craft beverage programs

Enhancing the experience with some of the world's best brands and bars for full-spirited and booze-free drinks alike

Art

12+

Interactive art experiences, including installations by:

Jenny Holzer

Neo-conceptual artist famous for large scale, text-based work in public spaces

Hank Willis Thomas

Conceptual artist working with themes related to identity, history, and popular culture

Hassan Hajjaj

“the Andy Warhol of Marrakech”

Faith 47

Internationally-acclaimed African street artist

Impact

Partnering with local organizations to provide unique experiences, offset our event footprint, and advance causes, including:

Anti recidivism

Workshops in partnership with LA County Jails aimed at shifting the narrative around prisons and encouraging local reform

One Meal a Day initiative

Summit and the One Meal a Day movement bring you a plant-based breakfast to minimize carbon footprint by reducing meat-based ingredients.

Summit Circles

Workshops hosted by leading nonprofits across 7 cause areas

Education reform

In partnership with Green Dot Public Schools, we visit a nearby school for a first hand look at education reform

Civic engagement

Promoting midterm voter participation through experiential collaborations with For Freedoms

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