Summits

Convening the nation’s top innovators in industry and civic engagement.

2018 TOM TOM SUMMITS

At the nexus of entrepreneurial and civic innovation

In 2018, the Founders Summit and the Hometown Summit will explore eight tracks that explore the future of industry and of cities. The Founders Summit connects entrepreneurial innovators, and the Hometown Summit convenes civic innovators, and Tom Tom links them all through four days of keynotes, panels, workshops, mixers, and more.

 

Founders

Summit

Hometown

Summit

Reinventing Our Health System

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Health

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The Community Hospital

Creativity in the Next Economy

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Design

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Industry & Makers

Leading the Energy Revolution

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Energy

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Climate Adaptation

Investment and Scale

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Food

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Opportunity and Impact

Access to Capital

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Investment

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The Startup Ecosystem

The Machine Learning Revolution

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Data

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Smart Cities

Tomorrow’s Content

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Media

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History and Identity

Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs

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Social Impact

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The Future of Local Democracy

SUMMIT SPEAKERS

Tom Tom is excited to announce our very first round of speakers. Meet the incredible inventors, artists, advocates, and innovators who will be at the Summits.

More to be announced in January 2018!

Get Inspired. Take Action.

Big thinkers drive dozens of cross-cutting sessions and topical deep dives into the most pressing problems facing industry and civic life.

BROADENED INSIGHTS

Keynotes: Renowned experts and practitioners share ideas at the historic Paramount Theater.

Plenary Panels: National thought leaders explore the future of industry.

TOPICAL DEEP-DIVES

Case Studies: Hot industry issues with expert practitioners and city leaders.

Roundtables & Workshops: Intimate and interactive dialogues.

BOUTIQUE NETWORKING

Luncheons: Private industry-focused discussions.

Mixers: Exclusive opportunities to connect with speakers and participants.

Tom Tom: The Festival itself is one of the best colliders on the planet.

Shape the Discussion

Panel Picker: Help us guide the topics and conversations by using our Panel Picker form to nominate panels and keynotes. Open until December 10.

PANEL PICKER

Call for Proposals – Data Track: Share your work with a diverse cross section of practitioners.

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TOM TOM FOUNDERS FESTIVAL

Tom Tom is a week of keynotes, concerts, competitions, parties installations, and workshops designed to make the connections that will start great things. Whether your passion leads you to found a band or a tech startup, we’re all about the sparks that start flying when creative minds collide.

 

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