Curiosity Retreats 2016

Greetings from CuriosityStream! I’m pleased to announce the speakers for our next Curiosity Retreat, to be hosted October 2-7, 2016 at Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa.

Led by Doris Kearns Goodwin, Alan Stern and David Eagleman, our Curiosity Retreat will feature eight world-class speakers leading four days of “deep dive” exploration of science, technology, civilization and the human spirit.  All lectures will be filmed so that we may share them on CuriosityStream with our community of inquisitive minds.  As well, the retreats allow participants to interact directly with the speakers in small breakout sessions in between lectures.  Our 2016 lineup includes:

Doris Kearns Goodwin
Presidential Historian, Pulitzer Prize-winning Author & Political Commentator
Balancing Work, Love and Play: Lessons from the Presidents

David Eagleman
Neuroscientist, PBS Host of The Brain, best-selling Author, Professor at the Baylor College of Medicine
The Future of the Brain

Alan Stern
Planetary Scientist & Principal Investigator of the New Horizons Mission
To Pluto & Beyond

Sean Carroll
Cosmologist, Physicist & Author, Winner of the Andrew Gemant Award in Physics
The Big Picture

Nonny de la Peña
Pioneer of Virtual Reality & CEO of Emblematic Group
Our Virtual Reality

Spencer Wells
Population Geneticist, Anthropologist; Former Explorer-in-Residence, National Geographic
The Human Journey: A Genetic Odyssey

Roland Fryer
Economist, the Henry Lee Professor of Economics, Harvard University, 2015 Winner of the John Bates Clark Medal
The Economics of Incentives

Max Tegmark
Cosmologist, Astrophysicist, Author & Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Our Mathematical Universe

 

We hope you will consider joining us in October!  In the meantime, I encourage you to enjoy our Curiosity Retreat Lectures series featuring past luminaries including Michio Kaku, Brian Greene and Jason Silva, on CuriosityStream.

Stay curious!

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Elizabeth Hendricks North is President & CEO of CuriosityStream. Follow her on Twitter @ehendricksnorth.

Elizabeth Hendricks North
Elizabeth Hendricks North oversees all strategy and operations for CuriosityStream as President and CEO of the world's first ad-free streaming service for documentary programming and its companion businesses. Working with experienced content producers and multi-platform developers, North looks forward to establishing CuriosityStream as the premiere online destination for quality nonfiction content. Before joining her family's enterprises, North gained experience at Cato Institute, ABC News, CBS Sports and Termite Art Productions. She graduated with a B.A. in history from Princeton University.
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