Progress and Innovation: Can We Restore Faith in the Future?

Thursday, April 30, 2009 - 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
ITIF (Past Location)
1250 Eye Street, NW, Suite 200 2
Washington, DC, DC 20005
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Most civilizations have looked back to a golden age when things were better. In contrast, America has emphasized self-improvement aimed at a vague, but much better tomorrow. Are we reverting to the older view of time? One that resists innovation and the notion of progress? Or can a “frontier” mentality and America’s innovation leadership be restored?

Please join us for a provocative forum with award-winning scientist and science fiction writer David Brin to explore this critical issue.

Panelists: 
David Brin
Presenter