The Meeting of the Minds 2012 program consists of four session formats:

Expert Panels

Moderators will lead panelists in a candid and friendly debate on the big and pressing choices before us.


A moderator leads a participatory workshop on a specific topic with a resource-team of experts for the entire room to contribute.


World-class speakers followed by Q&A with the rest of us.

Next Big Innovation

Leading thinkers and practitioners get fifteen minutes to share their most innovative ideas in this engaging and fast-paced session style. These sessions are interspersed between panels and workshops.

Meeting of the Minds is made possible by the generous support of these organizations: