2012 Events

Focus Features “Promised Land”

Focus Features “Promised Land”

Washington Post Live hosted a screening of “Promised Land” on December 19.

Conquering the Commute: Solutions for Washington Transit

Conquering the Commute: Solutions for Washington Transit

Washington Post Live gathered experts to discuss transportation in the DC metro region.

Education: Raising America’s Global Standing

Education: Raising America’s Global Standing

This Washington Post Live forum on education brought together key stakeholders - from educators to policy makers and experts - to discuss how we can raise America’s global standing in education.

Focus Features “Hyde Park on Hudson”

Focus Features “Hyde Park on Hudson”

Washington Post Live hosted a screening of “Hyde Park on Hudson” on December 5. The screening was followed by a discussion. After the screening and discussion, guests were invited to a reception at Elephant & Castle.

Women Leaders

Women Leaders

Washington Post Live convened exceptional women across diverse fields -- from business to politics to arts.

Travel & Tourism Forum

Travel & Tourism Forum

Washington Post Live gathered administration, congressional and industry officials to discuss ways to bolster the travel industry.

Focus Features “Anna Karenina”

Focus Features “Anna Karenina”

In partnership with Focus Features, Washington Post Live will host a screening of “Anna Karenina” at Landmark’s E Street Cinema on Wednesday, November 7 at 7:00 p.m. The film will be followed by a discussion after which guests are invited to join us for a reception at The Hamilton.

Exporting for Growth

Exporting for Growth

This Washington Post Live forum gathered small business owners, lenders, and government officials to speak about exporting.

Cybersecurity Summit

Cybersecurity Summit

This Washington Post Live forum on cybersecurity brought together leading experts to discuss the increasingly sophisticated attacks against business and government data and how to better protect it.

An evening with Ian Frazier

An evening with Ian Frazier

Washington Post Live hosted an author discussion with humorist and columnist Ian Frazier about his first novel, “The Cursing Mommy’s Book of Days.”

Future of Food Illinois

Future of Food Illinois

This Washington Post Live forum in Chicago brought together key public figures, experts, and stakeholders for a discussion on food security in the 21st century.

Author discussion with Arnold Schwarzenegger

Author discussion with Arnold Schwarzenegger

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger discussed his new book, Total Recall, answering questions about his life, the presidential debate, and Maria Shriver.

Advancing Medical Innovation

Advancing Medical Innovation

Policy makers and those at the forefront of research discussed the latest in medical innovation, how to cultivate scientific literacy, and policies for fostering U.S. leadership in the medical field.

Focus Features “For a Good Time, Call...”

Focus Features “For a Good Time, Call...”

In partnership with Focus Features, Washington Post Live will host a screening of "For a Good Time, Call..." at Landmark E Street Cinema on Wednesday, September 5 at 7:00 p.m.  The film will be followed by a panel discussion after which guests are invited to join us for a reception at The Hamilton.

Politics & Pints: DNC

Politics & Pints: DNC

The Washington Post's Chris Cillizza hosted a special convention edition of Politics & Pints on September 4 at Rí Rá Irish Pub in Charlotte, NC. Players for bonding over politics, trivia, and beer.

Energy & the Election: DNC

Energy & the Election: DNC

A breakfast forum at the DNC in Charlotte, where experts discussed energy policy, its relationship with the economy, and the path to an energy-secure future. 

Politics & Pints: RNC

Politics & Pints: RNC

The Washington Post's Chris Cillizza will host a special convention edition of Politics & Pints at Stumps Supper Club in Tampa, FL. Bring a team of up to six for politics, trivia, and beer.

Energy & the Election: RNC

Energy & the Election: RNC

This forum convened energy leaders at the Republican National Convention for a discussion on what's next for U.S. energy.

Focus Features “ParaNorman”

Focus Features “ParaNorman”

In partnership with Focus Features, Washington Post Live hosted a screening of "ParaNorman" at the AMC Loews Georgetown 14 theatre on Wednesday, August 15 at 7:00 p.m.  The film was followed by a panel discussion after which guests joined us for a reception at Clyde's of Georgetown.

Future of Food: Vermont

Future of Food: Vermont

The forum in Burlington focused on preserving local farming and cultivating community food development in Vermont and included discussions on the latest in nutrition, food and farming.

AIDS in America

AIDS in America

National experts convened at the AIDS in America Summit on July 24, 2012. The forum was timed to coincide with the International AIDS Conference.

Future of Food: Arizona

Future of Food: Arizona

The breakfast forum in Arizona highlighted local programs and partnerships working to improve access to healthy food.  

Future of Food: Colorado

Future of Food: Colorado

This breakfast forum in Denver brought together local political, agricultural, and educational leaders to discuss what steps can be taken to make fresh produce and healthy food more accessible to people living in food deserts.

Focus Features "Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World"

Focus Features 'Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World'

Washington Post Live and Focus Features hosted a screening of "Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World" at Landmark E Street Cinema. 

The Future of Food: Food Security for the 21st Century

The Future of Food: Food Security for the 21st Century

This Washington Post Live forum brought together key public figures and experts to discuss production and distribution of healthy and affordable food as well as innovations aimed at increasing agricultural productivity.

The Watergate 40th Anniversary

The Watergate 40th Anniversary

Woodward, Bernstein, and others discussed the scandal’s legacy.

Focus Features "Moonrise Kingdom"

Focus Features 'Moonrise Kingdom'

Washington Post Live and Focus Features hosted a screening of “Moonrise Kingdom” at Landmark E Street Cinema.

Powering Small Business

Powering Small Business

Washington Post Live hosted a forum where experts discussed boosting small business.

Newsmakers Series

Newsmakers Series

Dan Balz, Chief Correspondent for The Washington Post, interviewed Mitt Romney's senior advisers Eric Fehrnstrom and Peter Flaherty.

Candidate for World Bank President

Candidate for World Bank President

Washington Post Live and the Center for Global Development held individual Q&A sessions with two of the candidates for the next president of the World Bank.

Focus Features: Being Flynn

Focus Features: Being Flynn

Washington Post Live and Focus Features hosted a screening of “Being Flynn” at Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema.

American Competitiveness: What Works

American Competitiveness: What Works

Leaders from around the country convened at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium to discuss American competitiveness and share examples of excellence and innovation.