FAST FORWARD SUMMIT 2020
THE PEOPLE, IDEAS, AND INNOVATIONS THAT ARE CHANGING OUR LIVES, BUSINESSES, AND COMMUNITIES.
Expanding on the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s FAST FORWARD series, our 2020 Summit educated the public about private-sector innovations across various industries that are redefining the future and driving us forward.
This four-day summit featured deep-dive conversations with visionaries who are solving some of today’s biggest challenges such as the future of aging, food, housing, and sports and featured speakers like the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kevin Love, Blue Apron CEO Linda Findley Kozlowski, Habitat for Humanity’s Jonathan Reckford, and many more.
The U.S. Chamber Foundation's national workforce conference, held each year in October, welcomes leaders and change makers in the business and education communities, industry and human resource partners, and other community leaders to discuss the most critical topic in our country today: our workforce.
The U.S. Chamber Foundation's TRAVEL FORWARD summit is a future-looking platform to explore the people, ideas, and innovations moving the travel industry forward. On May 9, the summit brought together entrepreneurs, business leaders, and tech experts who discussed the innovations and emerging technologies that are making travel more efficient, personalized, accessible, interactive, affordable, and safe. TRAVEL FORWARD covered topics such as high-tech transportation, space tourism, micro hotels, customer service robots, AI, personalized travel, and more.
On October 10, 2018, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's second annual FOOD FORWARD summit explored the future of food, highlighted trailblazers who are reimagining the food system to feed a growing and changing population and heard from entrepreneurs, business leaders, investors, and tech experts on topics including reducing food waste and hunger, innovative farming infrastructure and emerging technologies, and new investments in food and health.
On September 17, 2018, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's second annual Sports Forward summit explored the future of women in sports and leadership with athletes and business leaders who discussed the value of sports in preparing women for leadership roles.