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    Where Are All the Optimists?

    Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019 6:30 - 8:00 PM @ Venue SIX10
    This event is over! Please check the 2021 schedule.
    Steven Pinker
    Professor, Harvard University & Author
    DeVon Douglass
    Chief Resilience Officer, City of Tulsa
    Victor Saad
    Founder & CEO, Experience Institute
    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.

    Tonight's event, "Where Are All the Optimists?," has been postponed. Unfortunately, due to inclement weather, our optimistic thought leaders could not make it to Chicago this evening. This event will be rescheduled for a later date. All event attendees will receive an email today from with additional details about ticket transfer, refunds, and more.

    Negativity has become a constant presence in our daily lives. We are bombarded with frightening headlines, upsetting viral images, angry neighbors, and family members caught in a political stand-off. But is the world as bad off as we think? Where are the silver linings, and who are the hopeful thought leaders creating ripples of optimism that just might restore our faith in what is possible? How can we be part of the shift? You'll leave this Talk having been on a journey that inspires endless optimism as you kick off a new year.

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    Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019 6:30 - 8:00 PM
    Venue SIX10
    610 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60605
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