A partnership between The Atlantic, the Aspen Institute, and the Newseum, the fifth annual Washington Ideas Forum gathered an audience of over 1,400 across two and half days of distinctive social events, main stage plenary sessions, and curated breakout meetings, further cementing its distinct reputation as DC's destination for fostering creative thinking about critical issues by some of the most newsworthy figures of our day.
To watch highlights of the event and read coverage of the program's conversations, please visit TheAtlantic.com's dedicated Special Report to read more and see photos on our Facebook page. To access key findings from the Forum's breakout Working Summits on the morning of November 14, please select from one of the five topical sessions below:
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