On June 18, The Washington Post will bring together the nation’s leading health policymakers, top doctors and researchers for a live event examining the latest developments in cancer prevention, detection and treatment. We will address topics such as the government’s drug approval policies and breakthroughs in pediatric oncology. We’ll also hear inspiring stories from cancer survivors and the loved ones who support them.
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June 17, 2019
Free speech in America is under severe scrutiny. It seems every day, words are spoken and retracted, apologies are issued, tweets are deleted – many feel free expression has become imperiled. On June 17, The Washington Post and the Knight Foundation joined forces for the 3rd annual Free to State summit on The First Amendment to discuss subjective interpretations of free speech protections when it comes to artistic expression.
June 13, 2019
On June 13, The Washington Post explored the dramatically changing demographics of America’s military veterans. Gulf War-era veterans now account for the largest share of all U.S. veterans. In the next 25 years, the number of women and Hispanic veterans will double, while African-American veterans will increase by a third. Is the military changing to address these changing dynamics?
June 12, 2019
On June 12, Washington Post Beijing Bureau Chief Anna Fifield spoke with Washington Post columnist David Ignatius about her new book "The Great Successor: The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un," a behind-the-scenes look at the elusive Kim family dynasty in North Korea. Fifield shared how she gained exclusive access to sources near Kim Jong Un, revealing a rare portrait of the young ruler, his violent rise to power and despotic, unconventional reign. She was joined by North Korea experts for an in-depth look at the country’s storied past and uncertain future.
June 11, 2019
Health care in the U.S. is experiencing a period of groundbreaking innovation. On June 11, Anthony S. Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Scott Gottlieb, MD, former Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and health venture capital investor; and other health innovators and experts discussed the most innovative solutions to today’s top health challenges, the venture capital now focused on the newest innovations in health care, and how technology is revolutionizing patient care.
June 4, 2019
On June 4, The Washington Post brought together key government officials, doctors and health experts to examine the impact of socioeconomic factors on state of health. Speakers discussed how various societal issues affect health and examine how local governments, nonprofits and the private sector are approaching these concerns.
May 23, 2019
The Washington Post Live sat down one-on-one with Democratic presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg. Mayor Buttigieg discussed the issues that are driving his campaign, how he hopes to set himself apart from a crowded field, and why he believes a 37-year-old mayor of a midsize American town is qualified to be the next Commander-in-Chief.
May 16, 2019
On May 16, The Washington Post brought together Golden Globe award-winning actress and mental health advocate Glenn Close and the sponsors of the Excellence in Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Expansion Act: Sens. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo), for a conversation about addressing the mental health crisis in America.
April 30, 2019
It was long-awaited and highly anticipated, but a fiery debate continues about what the Mueller Report actually said. On April 30, The Washington Post Live hosted the House Intelligence Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-California), Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Mark Meadows (R-North Carolina), and some of the top Post journalists who have been covering this story the last two years.
April 18, 2019
With threats of violence against journalists continuing to rise, safeguarding press freedom has never been more critical to the health of democratic and informed societies and the people who live in them.
On April 18, The Washington Post and Reporters Without Borders held a conversation on freedom of the press around the world.
March 27, 2019
On March 27, The Washington Post traveled to America's tech epicenter, the Bay Area, for the first time to convene the next installment of The Technology 202, a series of conversations about the changing regulatory climate and the relationship between innovation and public policy.
Dec. 6, 2018
The Washington Post held a “Transformers: Defense” summit with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford who discussed key military challenges facing the country and how the Pentagon is modernizing America’s armed forces. Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Dr. Steven H. Walker assessed how the U.S. and other nations are reducing their reliance on the traditional machinery of war fighting and adapting military strategy to next-generation technology.
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