Festival of Ideas

Festival of Ideas

Festival of Ideas NEEDS YOUR HELP!
We are raising money to fly in our brilliant keynote speaker and to provide our guests with a complimentary breakfast and lunch.

Registration is closed.
This year, prior registration is required to reserve your seat in the talks and for breakfast & lunch. 

Click here to review the Presentation Descriptions for 2020!

Event Information

Registration Deadline: Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020
Event Date: Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Liberty Common High School, 2475 Minnesota Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525

Event Description

This is our fifth annual Festival of Ideas in 2020! It is a colloquium at which content experts and secondary students contribute to a diverse and vibrant conversation of intellectual curiosity and expertise. We are seeking speakers in a variety of disciplines, including mathematics, literature, philosophy, engineering, science, art, music, history, and sociology. A presentation may be in the form of a lecture, demonstration, Socratic discussion, or some combination.

Schedule of the Day for 2020

9:00-9:30 Breakfast and Performance featuring Loveland Classical's Madrigal Singers

9:30-10:15 Keynote Address: Featuring our visiting speaker from Eastern University in Philadelphia, Dr. Brian A. Williams

10:30-11:25 Session I

11:35-12:30 Session II

12:30-1:15 Complimentary Lunch

1:15-2:00 Session III: Student Presentations Email festivalofideas@libertycommon.org for more information.

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