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Join Jeff Bezos at Summit LA17: Agenda, Schedule, and Other Details

Summit LA17 | Summit Series |

Summit LA17 | Summit Series |

Summit LA17 will be kicking off today in downtown Los Angeles–an event that truly uses new tech to better experience the vibrant, existing culture of the surrounding community.

Summit LA17, this year’s 3-day flagship event by the world-renowned, U.S.-based events and conferences organization Summit Series, will take place in the heart of downtown Los Angeles starting today, November 3rd until November 6th.

Considered as the 11th flagship event of Summit Series, the event will gather 3,500 leaders from across all disciplines for three days full of diverse programming and dynamically shared experiences.

Summit LA17 will showcase different intellectual discussions, art installations, music performances, culinary programs, and wellness activities associated with Los Angeles’ historical landscape as an immersive, walkable campus.

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Summit will take over some of the city’s century-old theatres, grand hotels, and rooftops with activations rising throughout parks, medians, alleyways, and other intimate spaces. It will be three days full of diverse arrays of talks, wellness classes, gourmet food, performances, and other experiences designed to enhance relationships, build networks, collaborate, and inspire new perspectives.

Summit LA17: Speakers

Summit LA17 will bring together the some of the top influencers of our generation to grace the stage of the event. Among its over 100 speakers, the e-Commerce magnate Jeff Bezos is the most notable.

Jeff Bezos will speak at the Summit LA17
Jeff Bezos | Billboard |

Bezos founded Amazon, the largest online shopping retailer, and is the company’s current Chairman and CEO. Aside from e-Commerce, Bezos is also involved with aerospace and news publication. He founded the aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight service company, Blue Origin, in 2000. In 2013, he purchased The Washington Post newspaper.

On July 27th of this year, Bezos briefly surpassed Bill Gates as Forbes world’s richest person with an estimated net worth of over $90 billion USD. However, he lost the title the following day after Amazon’s stock took a nosedive. On October 27th, Bezos was again able to surpass Gates on the Forbes list of world’s richest person.

Other speakers on the Summit LA17 are:

  • Reed Hastings, Founder and CEO of Netflix
  • Shonda Rhimes, Creator, “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal”
  • Craig Venter, Co-Founder, Executive Chairman, and Head of Scientific Strategy, Human Longevity, Inc.
  • Malcolm Gladwell, Bestselling Author, NY Times
  • Christina Figueres, Architect of Paris Climate Agreement and Former Exec Secretary, UN Convention on Climate Change
  • Brene Brown, Bestselling Author and Expert on Vulnerability and Shame
  • Marie Kondo, Author, The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up
  • Pele, Three-time FIFA World Cup Champion and Global Ambassador and Humanitarian
  • Beth Comstock, Vice Chair, GE
  • Kobe Bryant, Five-time NBA Champion and General Partner, Bryant Stibel
  • Jessica Alba, Award-winning Actress and Founder, The Honest Company
  • Tim Ferris, Bestselling Author, NY Times
  • Elizabeth Blackburn, Nobel Prize Winning Biologist and President, Salk Institute
  • Janaya Khan, Co-founder, Black Lives Matter, Toronto
  • Esther Perel, Relationship Therapist, Author, and Speaker
  • Andre Agassi, Former World No. 1 Tennis Player and Co-Founder, Turner Agassi Charter School Facilities Fund
  • Governor Hickenlooper, Governor of Colorado
  • America Ferrera, Actress, Producer, and Co-Founder of Harness

Aside from speakers, Summit LA17 also invited different artists to perform at the event such as Ry X, Atish, Ben Gleib, Julius Dein, Aja Monet, and Steve Lacy.

For the wellness program, Wim Hof, Karri Walsh Jennings, Bob Roth, Manari Ushigua, Moe Joe, Ally Bogard, and Emily Fletcher among others will be in attendance.

The culinary segment will be graced by some of the best chefs and culinary experts from the area and beyond, such as Sammy Monsour, Ray Garcia, Robert Egger, Jesse Barber, Daniella Hunter, and many more.

For the complete lineup of speakers, performers, and guests, click here.

Summit LA17: Agendas

November 3rd

  • Braving the Wilderness
  • Feel no pain: secrets to mastering the body and mind
  • How to save the planet with two of the world’s leading environmental policy makers
  • GT’s vegan ice cream kombucha floats
  • Fast friends: 20 new friends in 60 minutes
  • Love, lust, and commitment with Esther Perel
  • The science of change: how your brain can change your mind
  • Go with the flow-the Vedic approach to meditation
  • Fast friends: 20 new friends in 60 minutes
  • Netflix and chill: a fireside chat with Reed Hastings
  • A leading liberal thinker explains how the loft lost its way
  • Cities reimagined, powered by nature
  • Superfood snacks with Beaming Wellness
  • Meetup: W+ (women of Summit)
  • Meetup: NYC
  • Meetup: We are family
  • Meetup: LGBTQ
  • Cocktails and augmented-reality shopping
  • Scent therapy: aromatics and breathwork

November 4th

  • The Jacy Method presents: slow flow (Workout)
  • Sunrise meditation
  • Amplify Yoga
  • La Colombe barista bar
  • Camera obscurra room activation
  • Vinyasa yoga practice with Baron Baptiste
  • Jessica Alba on defying expectations and building a business
  • A conservative vision for rebuilding and reuniting
  • Superintelligence: the opportunities, ethics, and implications of AI
  • The state of the orgasm with Dr. Nicole Prause and Sid Azmi
  • The magic of mushrooms with Paul Stamets
  • New Orleans dance workout: Bounce Fitness with MoeJoe
  • Puppy play pen at The Orchard
  • Facial treatments by OSEA
  • Hotbox Infrared Sauna Studio
  • Prana Vinyasa yoga with Shiva REa
  • Andre Agassi and Bobby Turner on Scaling Change
  • Governing in the Trump age: race, guns, and the urban-rural divide
  • Will the future take all our jobs
  • Parenthood: sourcing community knowledge on raising children with Dr. Gabor Mate
  • Big data, fake news, and today’s digital markets

November 5th

  • I am mg father’s son
  • Crenshaw District Hieroglyph Project
  • Richard Duardo and his Modern Multiples
  • New Orleans dance workout: Bounce Fitness with MoeJoe
  • Improve your lifestyle, change your genes with Dr. Dean Ornish
  • Now what? Turning conversation into action
  • The open secrets of Silicon Valley
  • Life through prose-colored lenses
  • Nice views
  • Feel no pain: secrets to mastering the body and mind
  • The evolution of arts as experience with Miranda July and Jeffrey Deitch
  • Inequality in America with Jane Fonda and Saru Jayaraman
  • We are what we eat: revolution is served
  • Punks can be Buddhists, too: a conversation with Noah Levine
  • The longevity paradox: breakthroughs, benefits, and ethics of immorality
  • A community without homes: addressing houselessness in LA
  • Foil in D major: fencing with Olympic medalist Miles Chamley-Watson

For a complete Summit LA17 agenda, click here.

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