A Walmart scion and a New York Times best-selling author have announced that the 2019 Sages and Scientists Symposium will be held in Bentonville. The symposium will be held in Bentonville at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, according to Alice Walton and Deepak Chopra.
Sages and Scientists is a symposium designed to explore the possibilities of health and well-being. According to the symposium’s website, the credo behind the event is “consciousness can help us find the solution to any challenge.”
“The Sages and Scientists Symposium is a catalyst for our work to improve global well-being trends and reveal the future of integrative health, humanity and the cosmos,” said Chopra, founder of Chopra Global and the Chopra Foundation. “If you are concerned about well-being – whether for children in small communities or multi-national companies that span continents, this Symposium is for you.”
The experts who will be assembling for the symposium includeDr. Rudolph E. Tanzi, Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Anousheh Ansari, CEO of the XPRIZE Foundation; Arthur Brooks, Professor at Harvard University; Desh Deshpande, Ph.D., President and Chairman of the Sparta Group, LLC; John Doerr, Chairman of Kleiner Perkins; Kat Graham, actress, singer, dancer and producer; Naveen Jain, Founder – Moon Express; Viome; Bluedot; TalentWise; Intelius and InfoSpace; Paul Tudor Jones, Founder and Co-Chairman of Tudor Investment Corporation; and Dava Newman, Apollo Program Professor of Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
“Using the power of convening to address and overcome critical challenges, like well-being, is a key component of the Sages and Scientists mission,” Alice Walton said. “I look forward to having this important conversation in Bentonville at Crystal Bridges, a special place to all who visit.”
The event will be held Nov. 14-17. Admission for the symposium is $5,000.
Click here to register.