San Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 05, 2011
FORA.tv, the leading online destination for video programs from the world's best conferences and events, announced that starting tomorrow, October 5, it will live stream sessions from 2011 Washington Ideas Forum, which will gather more than 60 policy makers, business leaders, and top journalists for a series of conversations and in-depth interviews about the direction of the country. The two-day forum, presented by The Atlantic, the Aspen Institute, and the Newseum, will take place on October 5 and 6, 2011 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. FORA.tv will offer a free live stream of the Forum on its site on October 5 and 6, and will also offer online event passes for on demand viewing of the Forum sessions shortly after the Forum has ended at FORA.tv (wif2011.fora.tv).
The 2011 Washing Ideas Forum brings together a cross-section of leaders from government, business, public policy and the media to engage in conversation and discourse surrounding the issues and ideas facing the country.
Confirmed speakers include: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden; Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH); NBC News President Steve Capus; former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter and co-author Liz Cheney; White House Chief of Staff William Daley; Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner; Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to President Barack Obama; Henry Kissinger, former Secretary of State; Brian Moynihan, President and CEO of Bank of America; Pervez Musharraf, the former president of Pakistan; CBS News President David Rhodes; economist Alice Rivlin; Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL); Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), chairman of the House Budget Committee; Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia; Google Chairman Eric Schmidt; Starbucks CEO Howard Schwartz; ABC News President Ben Sherwood; ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson, Participating journalists include: MSNBC’s Maria Bartiromo; The Atlantic’s James Bennet; NBC News’ Tom Brokaw; The New York Times’ David Brooks; The Atlantic’s Steve Clemons; National Journal’s Charlie Cook; ABC News’ Katie Couric; The Atlantic’s James Fallows; The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg; NBC News’ David Gregory; PBS NewsHour’s Gwen Ifill; MSNBC’s Chris Matthews; CBS News’ Norah O’Donnell; American Public Media’s Kai Ryssdal; NBC News’ Chuck Todd; FOX News’ Chris Wallace; NBC News’ Brian Williams; and Fox News’ Juan Williams.
A complete list of 2011 Washington Ideas Forum programs can be found at wif2011.fora.tv.
FORA.tv is the leading online destination for video programs from the world's best conferences and events. With more than 10,000 free and fee-based videos, FORA.tv has the web’s largest collection of programs that feature the people, issues, and ideas changing the world. FORA.tv helps hundreds of organizations including the The New Yorker Festival, the Economist, the New York Public Library, and Wired expand the audience for their events. FORA.tv has been named a Top 50 Web Site by TIME, and a Top Education Site by The Telegraph. FORA.tv is funded by a select group of investors led by William R. Hearst III and is based in San Francisco. For more information, visit http://fora.tv.
Alan Masarsky, FORA.tv
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