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On May 15–16, HKS will host IDEASpHERE, a two-day celebration to formally launch the Campaign for Harvard Kennedy School. This event will feature powerful ideas from HKS faculty, alumni, students, and friends. With almost 50 sessions and more than 100 speakers, the event will showcase the work the Kennedy School is doing to help make the world a better place.
While registration for IDEASpHERE is now closed, you can participate from your own corner of the world by tuning into the Forum plenaries, which will be streamed live at hks.harvard.edu/live and will also be available online after the events take place. You can also follow the discussion on Twitter with the hashtag #ideasphere. To know when sessions will be streaming live, please see the schedule below.
May 15 | 2:00 PM
Leaders on Leadership
Felipe Calderón MC/MPA 2000, President of Mexico (2006–2012); Angelopoulos Global Public Leaders Fellow
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf MC/MPA 1971, President of Liberia
In conversation with Jieun Baek MPP 2014 and Amandla Ooko-Ombaka MPA/ID 2016
A Call for Exceptional Public Leadership
Introductory remarks by Drew Gilpin Faust, President, Harvard University; Lincoln Professor of History
David T. Ellwood, Dean; Scott M. Black Professor of Political Economy
May 16 | 11:45 AM
An Interview with Larry Summers on Growth and Prosperity
Lawrence H. Summers, Weil Director, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government
In conversation with Zanny Minton Beddoes MPA 1992
IDEASpHERE banner hanging in the Taubman Rotunda.