Ideas

Will COVID-19 Help Us Deal with Our Climate Crisis?

I think so. Look how quickly society has changed over the last two weeks. What would it look like if the world responded to our climate crisis with a similar sense of urgency?   We have a big problem – and it’s not the pandemic or our climate crisis. Those are symptoms. It’s how we […]

 

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A Leap Year Look at Climate Change

The climate crisis symposium presented by The Sarasota Institute, a 21st Century Think Tank is now available to view at your convenience.  The full symposium was live streamed to the world all day 2/29/20 and the edited down version can now be viewed here   The event, named “A Leap Year Look at Climate Change” […]

 

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A Leap Year Look at Climate Change

This coming Saturday February 29, 2020 The Sarasota Institute – A 21st Century Think Tank will be presenting our next symposium. “ A Leap Year Look at Climate Change”. It will be nothing less than a completely new climate crisis conference.   In the morning we will present the developing catastrophe globally, have a panel […]

 

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Reinventing Capitalism

  Mankind is faced with a profound dilemma. To resist growth is to risk economic collapse. To continue to pursue growth relentlessly ensures collapse of our ecosystem which supports all life. For the most part, this dilemma goes unrecognized. All of our institutions continually point in the wrong direction. Those that do recognize the dilemma […]

 

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Our first ever symposium was a huge success!

“An Educated Person in 2035”  our symposium about the future of education had an attendance of some 225 people with many educators participating and in the audience.  The level of participation and engagement was high.  It was noted by several people that many of the more influential people in the Gulf Coast area of Sarasota/Bradenton […]

 

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Make the Resolution to Face the Future in 2020

Many of us make resolutions at the start of a year.  At the very least, we pause and reflect on the passing of the year just lived and think about what might or could be different in the new year.   This year is different.   We are starting a new decade.  A decade that […]

 

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Sign-up for Membership to The Sarasota Institute for 2020!

  We have announced our first four symposiums for 2020.  You can view them here: https://sarasotainstitute.global/event-listings/#!event-list Each Saturday event is a full day in the magnificent Neel Performing Arts Center on the beautiful campus of the State College of Florida.  The first four symposiums face four of the ten major categories The Sarasota Institute has […]

 

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The Future of Education Requires New Thinking

[NOTE: Karen Holbrook is regional chancellor of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. She is a Founding Advisory Board Member of The Sarasota Institute and has been a part of the program committee for “An Educated Person in 2035” the first Symposium of the Institute’s inaugural year 2020.  To learn more about the day-long symposium Karen […]

 

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Sign up now to become a Member of The Sarasota Institute!

  In response to numerous requests, we have created a Sarasota Institute Membership level that provides entrance to every symposium and event produced for 2020.    Membership guarantees: -50% or greater cost savings on tickets -guaranteed and preferred seating -Access to all whitepapers and videos from symposiums -Sign up by 12/31/19 to lock in pricing […]

 

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The Sarasota Institute Presents Its First Year of Symposiums

The Sarasota Institute, a 21st Century Think Tank, has announced four symposiums for Spring 2020.  In addition, in response to numerous requests, we are offering memberships that will provide deep discounts on all events for 2020, guaranteed, priority seating and exclusive access to the recordings and whitepapers.   The Four Announced Symposiums: “An Educated Person […]

 

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