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$60, $396, $440 Tickets: The Economist's World In 2013 Festival ($75, $495, $550 Value)
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The 27th World In 2013 Festival is a two-day event (full price everywhere but here), including a gala dinner and day of roundtable discussions focusing on trends and predictions made by world leaders in the arts, business, politics and academia, that will shape the year ahead. Join Sean Parker, co-founder of Facebook and Daniel Ek, founder of Spotify, for dinner. Then join luminaries Peter Orszag, vice-chairman of global banking, Citigroup, Larry Harvey, founder, Burning Man, Esther Dyson, chairman, EDventure Holdings, Will Tracy, editor, The Onion at The World In 2013 Festival, and others, for the full day festival with a forward-thinking program that balances sophisticated discussion with a provocative cultural experience. Hear their predictions for 2013 and beyond.
Taking place in downtown Manhattan, the Festival will begin on Thursday, December 6th, with an evening with Facebook co-founder Sean Parker and other leading entrepreneurs and artists discussing technology and society in 2013. Then Saturday, December 8th, the festival continues with a full day of diverse panel sessions, where experts make predictions and engage in lively discussions on topics ranging from social media, to food to emerging economies and social movements. The World In 2013 Festival is a must-attend experience for the culturally and intellectually engaged to hear what today’s top minds think about tomorrow.
NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (Saturday Festival)
566 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY 10012
The Altman Building (Thursday Gala Dinner)
135 West 18th Street New York, NY 10011
The Economist is the best world affairs weekly being published today… For the last quarter-century, The Economist has been publishing a special issue, "The World In", in which they gather together journalists, celebrities, politicians, religious leaders, and others who make predictions about what will happen in the worlds of business, government, science, technology, art, pop culture, and more in the year ahead ~This Week In New York, 2010