CARP President Moses Znaimer wears another hat as Producer and Presenter of the annual ideaCity Conference.
CBC national radio program ideas, hosted by Paul Kennedy, will broadcast a series of presentations taken from ideaCity13, starting Friday, September 7 at 9 PM EDT.
The ideas programs featuring ideaCity presenters will run for 5 consecutive weeks as follows:
Friday, September 7, 2012
MOSES ZNAIMER’S IDEACITY, Part 1
ideacity is a three day festival of talk, produced and hosted by Moses Znaimer. The focus this year was optimism and pessimism. This episode features talks by Jeff Rubin, former CIBC Chief Economist and author of The End of Growth: But Is It All That Bad?; Rex Weyler, ecologist, activist, writer and a co-founder of Greenpeace; Mara Hvistendahl, science journalist and author of Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys over Girls and the Consequences of a World Full of Men. Part 2 will air on Friday, September 14. For more information about ideacity and future conferences, visit the ideacity website, www.ideacityonline.com.
Friday, September 14
MOSES ZNAIMER’S IDEACITY, Part 2
This episode is about seeking faith. Speakers include Eric Weiner, journalist, traveler and the author of The Geography of Bliss: One Grump’s Search for the Happiest Places in the World; Jana Riess, author of Flunking Sainthood; and Gretta Vospler, United Church Minister and author of With or Without God: Why The Way We Live is More Important Than What We Believe. Part 3 will air on Friday, September 21. For more information about ideacity and future conferences, visit the ideacity website.
Friday, September 21
MOSES ZNAIMER’S IDEACITY, Part 3
Wall Street, money and… meat are the subjects of this episode.
You’ll hear Roger Martin, Dean of The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and author of Fixing the Game and The Responsibility Virus; David Wolman, contributing editor at Wired and author of The End of Money; and Daisy Van Der Schaft, biomedical researcher and engineer, and advocate of artificial meat. Part 4 will air on Friday, September 28. For more information about ideacity and future conferences, visit the ideacity website.
Friday, September 28
MOSES ZNAIMER’S IDEACITY, Part 4
From the 2012 ideacity Conference: David Eagleman, neuroscientist, and author of Incognito: the Secret Lives of the Brain discusses uncertainty; Pico Iyer, travel writer and author of The Open Road and The Global Soul speaks about our need for stillness; and Marlene Zuk, biologist and author of Sex on Six Legs: Lessons on Life, Love and Language from the Insect World on what insects can and can’t teach us about human sexuality.
Part 5 will air on Friday, October 5 (speakers to be announced later). For more information about ideacity and future conferences, visit the ideacity website.