Washington Ideas

October 2 – 4, 2018
Washington, DC

In its 10th year, The Atlantic's Washington Ideas will tackle the most consequential issues of our time with some of the nation's most important leaders from business, politics and culture.


For more information on ticket sales, please contact Carly Spraggins at washingtonideas@theatlantic.com

For speaker inquiries, please send a detailed pitch to speakerpitches@washingtonideas.com

For more information on underwriting, please contact Emily Akhtarzandi at eakhtarzandi@theatlantic.com

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Atlantic Live

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