As part of our Centennial, we will be holding a number of convenings throughout the world on a variety of subjects that are criticial to improving the well-being of humanity over the next 100 years. Check back to this page for new events as they are added and please sign up below to RSVP for our webcasts. If you have an innovative speaker you would like to request for one of our convenings, please email us here
January 26, 2013 - January 27, 2013
Finding and implementing effective solutions and innovative ideas for the benefit of global health requires a firm understanding of the challenges ahead and thoughtful and visionary leadership to address them. That is why The Rockefeller Foundation, in conjunction with Peking Union Medical College, brought together leaders from all over the world to identify some of the key health challenges of tomorrow and ways to address them. Working together with The Rockefeller Foundation, participants were challenged to create a vision for the future of health, inspire others to join the cause and ultimately lead the charge for healthier societies.
June 26, 2012
Innovation is the hallmark of the Rockefeller Foundation's century of groundbreaking initiatives. It has characterized the Foundation's most compelling and life-saving work, from the development of a Nobel-prize winning vaccine for yellow fever in the 1930s, to the agriculture techniques pioneered by Rockefeller scientists that enabled the Green Revolution in the 1960s. The 2012 Innovation Forum focused on working together to identify how innovation can be applied in new and interesting ways to promote the well being of humanity around the world.
April 19, 2012 - April 20, 2012
This exclusive and dynamic gathering sought to identify ways that individuals, communities, regions and nations can enhance their resilience capacity and emerge stronger from social, economic and environmental crises. It was a uniquely intimate idea-generating session of 100-125 global thinkers, pioneers and implementers from a variety of backgrounds, including government, business, finance, cyber-security, disaster preparedness and more.
July 27, 2011
Each year, The Rockefeller Foundation Innovation Forum gathers creative and inventive minds from the worlds of business, government, non-profit, and journalism to bring innovation to bear on the urgent challenges facing poor and vulnerable people around the world.