TALKS & WORKSHOPS

Launch your future and discover new ideas alongside some of the world’s most innovative founders.

 

TALKS & WORKSHOPS

Launch your future and discover new ideas alongside some of the world’s most innovative founders.

 

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FOUNDING STORIES

 

Friday, April 13

A day of inspiration and learning with entrepreneurs and leaders who have revolutionized industries and enriched our world. Over 10 keynotes.

OTHER KEYNOTE TALKS

BILL KRISTOL

Wednesday, April 11 A panel aiming to illuminate the turning point in the American presidency.
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DAN RATHER

Thursday, April 12 Rather brings to bear his decades of experience on the frontlines of the world’s biggest stories.
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JOHN CLEESE

Thursday, April 12 In a conversation moderated by John Cleese, researchers will convene to touch on tough subjects that they have dedicated their academic lives to.
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FUTURE FORUM

WEDNESDAY

Presented with Charlottesville Tomorrow
Visionary local leaders discuss Charlottesville’s future as a growing hub for creativity and entrepreneurship.

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YOUTH SUMMIT

 

THURSDAY

Presented with ReinventED Lab and UVA Curry School of Education
A student-planned, student-led convening of high school students, educators and civic leaders from across Virginia.

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TECH MIXER

FRIDAY
Emancipation Park

Get connected. 100+ regional tech firms, creative agencies, non-profits and more network and recruit at the Friday night block party.

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COMMUNITY WORKSHOPS

 

ALL WEEK
Multiple Venues

Dozens of expert-led workshops highlight the expertise and passions of the Charlottesville community.

Explore the schedule to see all the speakers and events at Tom Tom 2018