25th September: Architects Declare Canada
6th October: Parents for Future book club
8th October: Future Generations Leadership Academy, Wales
10th October: TED Global: Countdown – long-term thinking and the climate crisis
15th October: Forum for the Future, launch of Future of Sustainability report
15th October: Hawkwood College.
19th October: SOCAP 20 conference, San Francisco
21st October: Storm Kitchen Talks, Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal, Peak Art in the Black Mountains
23rd October: Kakanomics economics festival, Norway
27th October: US book launch at Google Author Talks
27th October: Harvard Book Store – in conversation with David Farrier, author of Footprints: In Search of Future Fossils.
28 October: Long Now Foundation, San Francisco – Becoming a Better Ancestor
30th October: Ubud Writers Festival, Bali
5th November: The School of Life, Brazil (with Portuguese simultaneous translation)
8th November: Books & Books, Florida, in conversation with Bina Venkataraman, author of The Optimist’s Telescope: Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age
12th November, Gibraltar Literary Festival (tbc)
17h November, Nature of Prosperity Dialogue, hosted by CUSP with Jane Davidson, Rebecca Willis and chaired (maybe) by Rowan Williams
19th November: Bristol Festival of Ideas
30th November: Powell’s Books, Portland, Oregon, in conversation about The Good Ancestor with Jonathan Salk (co-author with Jonas Salk of A New Reality).
3rd December: Future of Aging conference
7th December: Long Now Boston
26th March, 2021: Imagine Festival of Ideas and Politics, Belfast
Some recent events
Google HQ California, TEDx Athens, Southbank Festival of Love, Friends of the Earth, Edinburgh International Festival, Hay Literary Festival, British Library, Royal Society of the Arts, De Rode Hoed Amsterdam, The School of Life London / Rio / Amsterdam / Antwerp / Melbourne / Sydney, UK Employment Judges Judicial College, Wandsworth, Lewes and Erlestoke Prisons, Latitude arts festival, Greenbelt festival, Soho House, New Economics Foundation Bigger Picture Festival, London Literature Festival, Cheltenham Festival of Literature, Escape the City, Interesting Talks, Wilderness Festival, The Idler Academy, Bristol Festival of Ideas, South-West London Humanist Association, Stoke Newington Literature Festival, Alternatives, School of Life London, Blackwell’s Oxford, London Philosophy Club, Shoreditch House, Oxford Literary Festival, Year Here, Roots of Empathy, Pearson-Ashoka Reimagining Learning, Salon London, Action for Happiness, Wood Festival, Anxiety Festival, Sunday Times Education Festival, Empathy Lab, Resurgence Festival of Wellbeing, Isle of Wight Literary Festival, Forgiveness Project, Brainwash Festival Amsterdam, Hattery San Francisco, Empathy & Compassion in Society Conference San Francisco, Greater Good Science Center Berkeley, Center for Inspired Teaching Washington DC, Politics & Prose Washington DC, Inter-American Development Bank, Ashoka HQ Washington DC, Human Resources Professionals Association Toronto, De Nieuwe Liefde Amsterdam (Matthieu Ricard), London School of Economics Careers Fair, Swindon Festival of Literature, Makronova Zagreb, David Brooks conversation for The School of Life, Nexus Europe Youth Summit, Blackwell’s Oxford Empathy Festival, Oxford University Alumni Association, Philanthropy Australia, Said Business School Oxford University, Five Books, Perth Writers Festival, Melbourne Town Hall, Sydney Opera House, State Theatre Sydney conversation with Brene Brown, The Reading Agency, Central St Martins, London International Festival of Theatre, Pembroke College Oxford University, Edinburgh Development Group, Names Not Numbers, Futuro House, Oxford Literary Festival, Cambridge Literary Festival, Studium Generale Holland, Full Circle Brussels, Open Society European Policy Institute Brussels, Sunday Assembly London, Bath Festival, Temple Talks, Freeths, ALSO Festival, Ways With Words Dartington and Southwold, Connecting Teachers, Radbound Reflect Holland, Happinez festival Holland, University of Bergen School of Art, Design and Music, Royal Festival Hall with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Brainwash Festival Amsterdam, Folkestone Festival of Literature, Somali Women’s Association Centre Barking, Europaeum Scholars Programme, Saracens Rugby Club, Words By The Water, Citizenne Brussels, National Geographic Science Festival Rome, Hawkwood College, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Casa Firjan Rio de Janeiro, Mediateca Santa Teresa Milan, Seed Festival, York Festival of Ideas, Department of Dreams (Civic Square), Pardee Center for the Study of Long Range Futures at Boston University, Small Giants Academy, How To Academy, Just Festival, UK-Japan Student Conference, Long Alliance EIT Climate KIC, Long Time Project.