Hamptons Institute - July 2012
The 2012 Hamptons Institute Summer Symposium was held on Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22. See below for full programming details and video from the event.
SATURDAY, JULY 21
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
“Perspectives on New York as a 21st Century City”
Paul Goldberger, Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic and writer for Vanity Fair will host a panel with Robert Hammond, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Friends of the High Line; Joe Rose, Partner of the Georgetown Group and former Chairman of the New York City Planning Commission and Director of the Department of City Planning under Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani; and Leslie Koch, President of the Trust for Governors Island.
Click here to read Zachary Kolodin's take on the panel at Next New Deal.
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
“2012 Politics and Policy Scorecard: A Bipartisan Conversation”
Steve Kroft, 60 Minutes correspondent, will talk with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will discuss the “state of play” in Congress and in the 2012 elections. They will consider prospects for post-election bipartisan cooperation.
SUNDAY, JULY 22
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
“Women Rising in the World: Implications for Global Peace and Prosperity”
Kati Marton, bestselling author and human rights activist, will discuss women as peacemakers and drivers of prosperity with 2011 Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee, a Liberian peace activist, and Dina Powell, President of the Goldman Sachs Foundation and Global Head of Corporate Engagmeent.
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
“America’s Economic Future: A Bipartisan Conversation”
Joe Nocera, Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times, will discuss the future of the American economy with Emil Henry, Managing Partner and Managing Director of Tiger Infrastructure and Former Assistant Secretary of Financial Institutions, U.S. Treasury Department under George W. Bush, and with Cyrus Amir-Mokri, the current Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions, U.S. Treasury Department under President Obama.
Click here to read John Tepper Marlin's take on the panel at Huffington Post.
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Pollock/Krasner House & Study Center Annual Lecture
“Forensic Connoisseurship, Jackson Pollock, and the Authentic Eye” with Francis V. O’Connor, Ph.D
Against a backdrop of multi-million dollar lawsuits and tarnished reputations, Dr. O’Connor will dissect the fine art of authenticating fine art.