Washington, D.C. and Chicago, IL (June 14, 2016)—This fall, The Atlantic will convene “WHAT’S NEXT?,” a summit in Chicago that will look towards the future at the most transformative ideas and innovations on the horizon. The event, which will take place October 4 & 5 at Venue SIX10 in Chicago, will feature the people and organizations leading the science and technology industries that are changing the way we live.
Speakers representing a broad cross-section of industries are connected by their stake in shaping the future. Participants include Margaret Gould Stewart, VP of Product Design at Facebook; Randall Stephenson, chairman and CEO of AT&T; Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing chairman, president, and CEO; Jean-Lou Chameau, president of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, in Saudi Arabia; Gregory Hayes, CEO of United Technologies; and Ellen Williams, director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), a U.S. government agency tasked with advancing high-potential, high-impact energy technologies. The Atlantic’s Steve Clemons and James Fallows will serve as moderators.
Further details, including updates on additional speakers, moderators, and topics will be shared in the coming weeks.