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The details for the New Yorker Conference are here—everything that’s scheduled for the two days of events on May 7 and 8. The dedicated website also lists bios of the participants, and more. As always, Emdashes is proud to be able to provide comprehensive coverage of the event, so stay tuned!

Here’s the schedule:

Thursday, May 8

7:30 a.m.-8:55 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast

9:00 a.m.-9:10 a.m.
Welcome by David Remnick

9:10 a.m.-9:40 a.m.
“Reinventing Invention”
Keynote Address by Malcolm Gladwell

9:45 a.m.-10:05 a.m.
“The Green City”
Dana Goodyear talks with Gavin Newsom

10:10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
“A More Perfect Union”
James Surowiecki talks with Andy Stern

10:35 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
“23 and You”
Michael Specter talks with Linda Avey and Anne Wojicki

11:05 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

11:40 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
“Creative Intelligence”
Jane Mayer talks with Eric Haseltine

12:10 p.m.-12:30 p.m.
“Neurobiotics: Where Humans and Robots Connect”
Presentation by Yoky Matsuoka

12:35 p.m.-1:05 p.m.
“Making Musicals Rock”
Susan Morrison talks with Duncan Sheik

1:10 p.m.-2:40 p.m.

2:50 p.m.-3:10 p.m.
“The Centre for Massive Change”
Presentation by Bruce Mau

3:15 p.m.-3:35 p.m.
“Constructing Culture”
Thelma Golden talks with David Adjaye

3:40 p.m.-4:10 p.m.
“Playing with Fire”
Bill Buford talks with David Chang, Daniel Humm, and Marc Taxiera

4:15 p.m.-4:35 p.m.
“How Bad Is It?: A Global View”
Nick Paumgarten talks with Michael Novogratz

4:40 p.m.-5:10 p.m.

5:20 p.m.-5:40 p.m.
“Humanitarian Engineering”
Rebecca Mead talks with Amy Smith

5:45 p.m.-6:05 p.m.
“The Politics of Glamour”
Michael Specter talks with Francesco Vezzoli

6:10 p.m.-6:55 p.m.

7:15 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
DINNER at Eyebeam

Friday, May 9

7:45 a.m.-8:30 a.m.

8:40 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
“The Past, Present, and Future of Humor”
Presentation by Robert Mankoff

9:05 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
“Deconstructing the Airport”
Malcolm Gladwell talks with Paco Underhill

9:35 a.m.-9:55 a.m.
“Saving the World Through Game Design”
Daniel Zalewski talks with Jane McGonigal

10:00 a.m.-10:20 a.m.
“The Forever Campaign”
Ryan Lizza talks with Rahm Emanuel

10:25 a.m.-10:55 a.m.

11:05 a.m.-11:25 a.m.
“The Tanning of America”
Kelefa Sanneh talks with Steve Stoute

11:30 a.m.-11:50 a.m.
“Securing the City”
William Finnegan talks with Raymond W. Kelly

11:55 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
“The Knockoff Economy”
James Surowiecki talks with Scott Hemphill and Kal Raustiala

12:20 p.m.-12:40 p.m.
“True Stories”
Jeffrey Toobin talks with Sheila Nevins

12:45 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

2:10 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
“Opera: Coming Soon to a Theatre Near You”
Alex Ross talks with Peter Gelb

2:35 p.m.-2:55 p.m.
“The Post-American World”
David Remnick talks with Fareed Zakaria

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