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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Also in This Series

  • Washington Ideas

    For its ninth year, the Washington Ideas Forum will convene the nation's leaders, from politics and government to business and culture for two days of idea sharing and thought provoking conversation.

  • Washington Ideas Forum

    Washington Ideas is an unparalleled experience in the nation's capital, drawing​ some of the country's most ​intriguing​ people to the ​stage.

  • Culture

    Washington Ideas Week:
    Screening of "Loving"

    The Atlantic will host a preview screening of "Loving," the critically acclaimed film that tells the story of the plaintiffs in the 1967 US Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia.

Upcoming Events

  • Health Care

    The State of Care: Patient Access & Affordability

    The Atlantic will gather key perspectives to continue the conversation on what it costs to stay healthy in America today.

  • Health Care

    The Atlantic + Discovery Present: Invisible Killers

    In partnership with Discovery, The Atlantic will host the world premiere screening of INVISIBLE KILLERS – a three-part series examining the ongoing battle between humans and viruses – followed by a conversation on stage with leading public health experts to explore the state of our preparedness.

  • Economy/Business

    The Renewal Summit

    Join The Atlantic in the Crescent City during its tricentennial for this year’s Renewal Summit, where we will examine the lessons we can learn from New Orleans’ comeback, and meet the winners of the third annual Renewal Awards.