Public Events

We will bring renowned thought leaders and celebrities from the worlds of science, humanities, the arts, business, and government together in provocative events on stage to discuss the most important issues facing humanity in the 21st century.

Podcast & Online Resources

Currently, we produce a high quality video podcast that and other online resources such as our Science Matters program to help the public better understand and appreciate the ideas and innovations that are changing our world today, and tomorrow.

Travel Opportunities

ORIGINS adventures will take small groups to sites of great historical significance and natural wonder. These will include places of cultural and environmental richness that may be vulnerable to climate change or development pressures. Each of these trips will include special guest speakers.

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A new and exciting slate of public events with leading thinkers in fields from philosophy and economics to cosmology, discussing questions of great importance for the 21st century, will begin in 2021.

These events will be located in large theaters in Phoenix and Tempe and will be recorded for later viewing online throughout the world.  Tickets will be available approximately 8-12 weeks before each event from www.originsprojectfoundation.org.

Tentative Early Spring:  Orpheum Theater:  The Economics, Politics, and Science of Climate Change,

with NOAM CHOMSKY  and JEFFREY SACHS

Late Spring Tempe Center for the Arts:  Social Justice and Free Speech in Academia

with HEATHER MCDONALD, JANICE FIAMENGO, CLAIR BERLINSKI, AND MORE

Tentative Fall (Date and Location TBA): The Universe and its Mysteries

with  NOBEL LAUREATE JIM PEEBLES, ASTRONOMER ROYAL LORD MARTIN REES, MICHAEL TURNER, WENDY FREEDMAN, JOSEPH SILK.

Featured Podcasts

The ORIGINS Podcast features in-depth conversations with some of the most interesting people in the world about the issues that impact all of us in the 21st century.

ORIGINS

News & Updates

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