2011 Events

Exporting for Growth: Los Angeles

Exporting for Growth: Los Angeles

This Washington Post Live forum in Los Angeles focused on how small businesses can most efficiently move their products abroad to expand business opportunities.

Top American Leaders

Top American Leaders

Washington Post Live, in partnership with Harvard’s Center for Public Leadership, hosted the Top American Leaders Awards Forum on Monday, December 5 at Ford's Theatre.

Exporting for Growth - Chicago

Exporting for Growth - Chicago

This Washington Post Live forum in Chicago, part of the “Exporting for Growth” series, focused on how small businesses can most effectively move their products abroad to expand business opportunities.

Smart Energy

Smart Energy

This Washington Post Live conference brought together Energy Secretary Steven Chu, the Nobel Prize winning physicist, along with energy company CEOs, scholars and entrepreneurs working on new technologies to discuss the future of energy.

Cybersecurity: Protecting Our Nation’s Assets

Cybersecurity: Protecting Our Nation’s Assets

This Washington Post Live event brought together a panel of government experts, including specialists from the FBI and leaders in industry, to discuss the issue that is spawning a whole new cyber security force.

Exporting for Growth

Exporting for Growth

This Washington Post Live event focused on how small businesses can most efficiently move their products abroad to expand business opportunities.

Fixing America’s Foundation: Rebuilding Transportation Infrastructure

Fixing America’s Foundation: Rebuilding Transportation Infrastructure

Leading experts, including U.S. Transportation Secretary Raymond LaHood, outlined the problems and potential of America’s railroads, highways, bridges and transit systems in a major summit in Washington on October 14.

2012 Republican Presidential Debate

2012 Republican Presidential Debate

The Washington Post and Bloomberg hosted a 2012 Republican Presidential debate at Dartmouth College in October 2011.

Investing in the future through Early Childhood Education

Investing in the future through Early Childhood Education

This Washington Post Live conference focused on the most promising practices and programs for teaching preschoolers.

Global China Summit

Global China Summit

Washington Post Live hosted a summit in September 2011 which brought together leading business, government and academic leaders from China and the United States.

Sharing the responsibility: NCDs

Sharing the responsibility: NCDs

This Washington Post Live conference gathered leading public health experts discussed the best ways to solve the growing health crisis of Noncommunicable Diseases.

Focus Features: “One Day”

Focus Features: “One Day”

Washington Post Live and Focus Features hosted a screening of "One Day" at West End Cinema on Monday, August 22.

Focus Features: “Beginners”

Focus Features: “Beginners”

Washington Post Live and Focus Features hosted a screening of "Beginners" at West End Cinema on Tuesday, June 7. 

The Future of Food

The Future of Food

This conference brought together many of the world’s leading experts on food to discuss trends in agriculture and consumer behavior; speakers included The Prince of Wales, a lifelong environmentalist and organic farmer, Eric Schlosser, author of “Fast Food Nation,” and Wendell Berry, winner of The National Humanities Medal. 

Newsmakers Series: Chris Cillizza and David Axelrod

Newsmakers Series: Chris Cillizza and David Axelrod

Post Politics Managing Editor & The Fix Columnist Chris Cillizza interviewed Senior Presidential Advisor David Axelrod on Saturday, April 30 at The Washington Post.

Focus Features “Hanna”

Focus Features “Hanna”

Washington Post Live and Focus Features hosted a screening of "Hanna"at West End Cinema.

Aviation Security: A Better Way

Aviation Security: A Better Way

Tom Ridge, former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security,  Jim Turner, former ranking Democratic member of the House Homeland Security Committee and Rafi Ron, former Director of Security at Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport and the Israeli Airport Authority discussed this critical issue.

Weighing in on America’s Future: Childhood Obesity Summit

Weighing in on America’s Future: Childhood Obesity Summit

A panel of influential government officials, health experts, professional athletes, celebrities and young people gathered at The Washington Post to discuss the national health crisis of child obesity.

Focus Features “Jane Eyre”

Focus Features “Jane Eyre”

Washington Post Live and Focus Features hosted a screening of "Jane Eyre"at West End Cinema.

Business of Sports

Business of Sports

Ted Leonsis, owner of the Capitals, Wizards, and Mystics, Dan Snyder, owner of the Redskins, Robert Tanenbaum and Marla Lerner Tanenbaum, owners of the Nationals, and Will Chang, owner of D.C. United, discussed what makes their franchises successful.