This years theme is Perspective 360º. Were playing with the idea of getting ideas from different angles, completing the circle and getting different points of view, explains Datkhaeva. Starting at 8:30 a.m. April 6 and continuing through April 10, the discussions will take place all over the CU-Boulder campus, with participants ranging from Roger Ebert (a perennial favorite), Senator Chuck Hagel, Lillian Boutté and John Prendergast discussing such topics as Afghanistan: Where Empires Go to Die, If the Newspaper Dies, Who Will Print the Obituary? and E=mc2: Big Ideas in Science. And at 8 p.m. Tuesday, a free jazz concert featuring thirteen well-known performers will take place in Mackey Auditorium.
The conference is free and open to the public. For a complete schedule, go to www.colorado.edu/cwa or call 303-492-2525.
April 6-10, 2009