2019 North America Think Tank Summit
The 2019 North America Think Tank Summit, co-hosted by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program, the Urban Institute and the Peterson Institute for International Economics on Tuesday, March 26th and Wednesday, March 27th, is taking place at a truly extraordinary historical moment in world history. The summit is designed to demonstrate the promise and potential of think tanks to help prepare our countries for the future and bridge the great divide that exists in our societies today, as think tanks play a critical role in analyzing, developing and promoting policy solutions, particularly in times of extreme disruption and change.
The Summit will feature keynote speakers and panels of thought leaders. They will present a range of strategies and best practices for transforming public policy and institutions in an era of digital and political disruptions, as well as increased social and economic turbulence. There will also be a series of breakout groups that will explore these issues in greater detail. Finally, a closing keynote, plenary and round table discussion and debates will attempt to draw some meaningful conclusions for future policy work and strategies that will help think tanks respond to the new and challenging operating environment.