Climate Change

David Houle

David Houle is one of the Co-Founders and Managing Director of the Institute. David Houle is a futurist, thinker and speaker. Houle spent more than 20 years in media and entertainment. He has worked at NBC, CBS and was part of the senior executive team that created and launched MTV, Nickelodeon, VH1 and CNN Headline News.


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 in 2035”     January 18, 2020

“A Leap Year Look at Climate Change”  February 29, 2020

“The New Health Age of the 21st Century”   March 7, 2020

“The Future of Capitalism and Democracy”    April 25, 2020


The Institute plans to produce additional symposiums and events later in the year.


To see all the details, please look here:

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In this particularly disruptive and transformative time it is key that we all come together to look into the future of Sarasota, the United States, and Humanity.


Please become a member so we can all look into the future together!

See you in 2020!