Events

Date
October
10
Oct
11
11
2018

Homelessness in Seattle

What is the Real Story and What Should be Done?
Christopher Rufo
Date
October
10
Oct
11
11
2018
People in Seattle are well aware of the magnitude of the homeless problem. City leaders insist that more funding is needed to tackle this issue, but is money really the barrier to progress? Documentary filmmaker Christopher Rufo has conducted extensive research on the issues of poverty and homelessness in Seattle and around the country. Rather than just throwing money at the problem, Rufo proposes solutions that are compatible with facts on the ground. Please join us on Thursday, October 11 for a reception and lecture with Christopher Rufo, and hear new and compelling strategies than can be employed to solve the homeless crisis. A reception with light refreshments will begin at 4:30 before the program begins at 5:15. This is a free event, but space is limited and registration
Date
August
08
Aug
7
07
2019

Gilder Fellows Summer Seminar

George Gilder
Date
August
08
Aug
7
07
2019
Seattle Pacific University
Seattle, WA

The Gilder Fellows Seminar is an intimate study experience with Discovery Institute Fellows in Seattle, Washington, in August 2019. At the Gilder Fellows Seminar, you’ll have the chance to interact with scholars George Gilder, Michael Medved, Jay Richards, John West, and others.

Date
October
10
Oct
23
23
2019

COSM

A National Technology Summit on Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Crypto, and Life After Google
Discovery Institute
Date
October
10
Oct
23
23
2019
The Westin Bellevue
Bellevue, WA
The COSM Conference is a premier national summit on the converging future of technology. Held in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, COSM highlights the interplay between global innovations and the pullulating Seattle scene of some of the world’s leading tech companies confronting the fastest moving opportunities. Focusing on the “systems of the world” competing to shape our economy and society, the mission of the conference is to stimulate debate and deliberation on the cosmic unities animating an array of apparently divergent technology areas. From artificial intelligence and blockchain to 5G and crypto-currency, from autonomous vehicles and cloud computing to the biotech revolution and to internet commerce, it is all converging in Seattle and
Date
April
04
Apr
30
30
2020

Homelessness, Compassion, and COVID-19

Christopher Rufo
Date
April
04
Apr
30
30
2020
Zoom Webinar
Online Event

Join us for an online webinar with Christopher Rufo, Discovery Institute’s new Director for the Center on Wealth and Poverty, and learn about the root causes of the homeless crisis as well as what our response to the coronavirus pandemic reveals about the Left-Right divide.

Date
May
05
May
28
28
2020

The Human Face of Poverty

Online Lecture with Author Chris Arnade
Discovery Institute
Date
May
05
May
28
28
2020
Zoom
Online Event

Please join us Thursday, May 28 at 12pm PST for an online lecture featuring Chris Arnade, author of Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back Row America. Discovery Institute’s Christopher F. Rufo will interview Arnade about the dynamics of American poverty, his long road trips through America’s “forgotten cities,” and the political dimension of anti-poverty policy.

Date
July
07
Jul
23
23
2020

Gilder Fellows Virtual Seminar

Learn from experts on free markets, technology, capitalism, socialism, homelessness, scarcity, and more.
Center for Wealth, Poverty, and Morality
Date
July
07
Jul
23
23
2020
Online Event
Seattle, WA

If you or someone you know would benefit from a better understanding of the intersection of free markets and technology, the ongoing debate about capitalism vs. socialism, how to compassionately care for the homeless or those in poverty, or the best ways to defeat the nihilistic ideology of scarcity, you won’t want to miss your chance to learn directly from these renowned experts.

Date
August
08
Aug
4
04
2020

Why Marriage Matters

Family structure matters for the economic, educational and emotional well-being of American children
Christopher Rufo
Date
August
08
Aug
4
04
2020
Zoom.us
Online Event

Please join us Tuesday, August 4th, at noon PT for a webinar featuring Dr. Brad Wilcox, Director of the National Marriage Project. Discovery Institute’s Christopher F. Rufo will interview Wilcox about the role of marriage in free enterprise, wealth accumulation, and happiness.

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