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    Presented by Edelman

    A World With(Out)

    What would happen if the world as you know it changed?

    Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 11:30 - 1:00 PM @ Venue SIX10
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    Collaboraction: High Priestess Gong Meditation
    How to Move on From Being a “Body Shame Addict”
    John Mackey on Conscious Capitalism
    Performance by Matt Muse
    Amanda Seales: A World Without Racism
    Is a Future without Fertility Problems Possible?
    How Does Urban Policing Need to Change?
    John Mackey
    Co-Founder & CEO, Whole Foods Market
    Amanda Seales
    Comedian & TV Host
    Martin Varsavsky
    Executive Chairman, Prelude Fertility; Founder & Chairman, Fon
    David O. Brown
    Correspondent, ABC News; Chief of Police, Retired, Dallas Police Department
    Jessamyn Stanley
    Author & Yoga Instructor
    Brad Keywell
    Founder & Chairman, Chicago Ideas and Founder & CEO, Uptake
    TALK - Talks are 90-minute electrifying, action-inspiring onstage programs, featuring four to six world class thought leaders who each present ideas on a single theme through either an individual presentation or a one-on-one conversation with a host.

    Consider a world in which a city’s police force resembles the people they represent. What about a world without capitalism as we know it? Would society crumble, or would we find ourselves flush with new opportunities? What if your biological clock never stopped ticking, freeing you up to do all the things you never thought you had time for? These are just some of the scenarios we’ll be presenting as visionary thinkers imagine a world that isn’t the one we’ve come to know.

    Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 11:30 - 1:00 PM
    Venue SIX10
    610 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60605
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    Your impact checklist

    Here are a list of things you can do before and after the event to join the conversation.

    • Check out The Economist’s 2017 Edition: The World If…
    • Talk to a friend about your own “A World Without” scenario.
    • A world without borders? Check it out.
    • A world without America? Read on.
    • See WIRED’s photo series of a world without light pollution.
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