the nantucket project

neighborhood.

SEPTEMBER 13 - 16, 2018
Nantucket, MA

TNP8 Schedule

(subject to change)
  • 12 September
  • 13 September
  • 14 September
  • 15 September
  • 16 September

TNP8 Registration Opens

06:00 PM 08:00 PM

Gift Bag Pick Up

06:00 PM 08:00 PM

friends of bill

06:45 AM 07:20 AM

Today is for Threshold Fellows, Partners & Scholars

07:30 AM 11:00 PM

TNP8 Threshold Registration Open

07:30 AM 08:00 PM

Host Partner Welcome Breakfast

08:00 AM 10:00 AM

The Neighborhood Project

08:00 AM 09:30 AM

Threshold Programming: Session I

10:30 AM 12:00 PM

Threshold Lunch

12:00 PM 01:00 PM

Intel VR Experience session 1—for more sessions today visit the library or see registration

12:00 PM 01:00 PM

Threshold Programming: Session II

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

Break and Snack

02:30 PM 03:30 PM

Threshold Programming: Session III

03:30 PM 05:00 PM

Shuttle to Threshold Farm Dinner

05:30 PM 06:30 PM

Threshold Farm Dinner

06:00 PM 09:00 PM

Threshold Programming: Session IV

09:00 PM 10:00 PM

Après TNP at Publicis.Sapient HQ

10:00 PM 11:59 PM

Light Breakfast for Bikers

06:30 AM 07:00 AM

friends of bill

06:45 AM 07:20 AM

Tour de 'Tucket with Lance Armstrong

07:00 AM 09:00 AM

The Class by Taryn Toomey

07:30 AM 08:30 AM

Full Breakfast

07:30 AM 09:30 AM

TNP8 Registration Open

07:30 AM 10:00 PM

The Neighborhood Project

08:00 AM 09:30 AM

Intel VR Experience session 1—for more sessions today visit the library or see registration

08:00 AM 10:00 AM

Friday Programming: Session I

10:30 AM 12:00 PM

Lunch

12:00 PM 02:00 PM

Friday Programming: Session II

02:00 PM 03:30 PM

Break

03:30 PM 05:00 PM

Friday Programming: Session III

05:00 PM 06:45 PM

TNP8 Cocktail Reception & Dinner

06:30 PM 08:00 PM

Friday Programming: Session IV

08:00 PM 10:00 PM

Après TNP at Publicis.Sapient HQ

10:00 PM 11:59 PM

Group Photo Shoot w/ Spencer Tunick

05:30 AM 07:00 AM

First Bite

06:00 AM 09:00 AM

Light Breakfast for activities participants

06:30 AM 07:00 AM

friends of bill

06:45 AM 07:20 AM

Shuttles to Trail Run

07:00 AM 07:00 AM

5K Trail Run

07:00 AM 09:00 AM

Full Breakfast

07:30 AM 09:30 AM

The Class by Taryn Toomey

07:30 AM 08:30 AM

TNP8 Registration Open

07:30 AM 10:00 PM

The Neighborhood Project

08:00 AM 09:30 AM

Intel VR Experience session 1—for more sessions today visit the library or see registration

08:00 AM 09:30 AM

Saturday Programming: Session I - First Congregational Church

10:00 AM 12:00 PM

Lunch

12:30 PM 02:00 PM

Saturday Programming: Session II

02:00 PM 03:45 PM

Break and Snack

03:45 PM 05:00 PM

Saturday Programming: Session III

05:00 PM 07:00 PM

Shuttles to Hangar Party

07:00 PM 08:00 PM

TNP Hangar Party

07:30 PM 10:00 PM

Après TNP at Publicis.Sapient HQ

10:00 PM 11:59 PM

First Bite Fishing Trip

06:00 AM 09:00 AM

friends of bill

06:45 AM 07:20 AM

Full Breakfast

07:30 AM 09:30 AM

TNP8 Registration Open

07:30 AM 03:00 PM

The Class by Taryn Toomey

07:30 AM 08:30 AM

The Neighborhood Project

08:00 AM 09:30 AM

Stand-up Paddle Boarding

08:00 AM 09:30 AM

Intel VR Experience session 1—for more sessions today visit the library or see registration

08:00 AM 10:00 AM

Sunday Programming: Session I

10:00 AM 12:00 PM

Lunch

12:00 PM 01:00 PM

Sunday Programming: Session II

01:00 PM 03:00 PM

2018 Event Info

Activities

Presenters

TNP Academy

Partners

Nancy Armstrong

... is helping make makers a force for women.

Nancy Armstrong is an Emmy-nominated producer and founding member of the team that created the award-winning women’s leadership and media platform, MAKERS. Named one of the 100 best websites for women by Forbes, MAKERS received the Women’s Media Center Award for its groundbreaking contribution to women, history and America. Prior to MAKERS, Nancy was a senior executive at Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide. Initially a professional actor and singer, she starred in the one-woman show, A Look Beyond the Attitude. Nancy is a Wisconsin Badger and received a Master’s in Communication from Boston University. She lives in Connecticut with her husband, Tim, and their three children.

Lance Armstrong

... is moving forward.

After beating testicular cancer, Lance Armstrong won the Tour de France a record seven consecutive times. He’s the founder of LIVESTRONG, a foundation for cancer survivorship that has raised more than $500 million, in part from its iconic yellow wristbands. Today, he spends his time as the founder of WEDU, a community of endurance athletes; as the founder of NEXT, a venture capital fund; and as the host of two weekly podcasts. Armstrong has five children and splits his time between Austin, TX and Aspen, CO.

Tim Armstrong

... has never been afraid to go for it.

Tim Armstrong is CEO of Oath, a global digital and mobile company that reaches over one billion consumers and partners and owns 50+ media brands, including Yahoo, AOL, HuffPost, TechCrunch and Tumblr. Oath launched in June 2017 as a Verizon-owned company, following Verizon’s acquisition of AOL Inc in 2015, where Armstrong was Chairman and CEO. Prior to Oath and AOL, Armstrong spent almost a decade at Google where he finished as President of the Americas. Armstrong is part Camel (Connecticut College graduate) and part Trojan (Lawrence Academy graduate). His favorite book is Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl.

Nancy Atlas

... believes in the power and necessity of rock and roll.

Nancy Atlas is a singer/songwriter who, while spending her college years abroad, bought a guitar in London (it cost 60 quid) and has never looked back. Along with her band, The Nancy Atlas Project, she’s been dominating the music scene of East End Long Island, New York for many years. Known for her raw, live performances and stellar songwriting, Nancy has opened for some of the world’s leading musicians, including Elvis Costello, Lucinda Williams, Toots and the Maytals, Jimmy Buffett and Crosby, Stills and Nash. Nancy lives in Montauk, NY with her husband, two sons and daughter.

Nadia Bolz-Weber

... is a heavily tattooed recovering addict — and pastor.

Nadia Bolz-Weber is the author of two New York Times bestselling memoirs: Pastrix: The Cranky, Beautiful Faith of a Sinner & Saint, and Accidental Saints: Finding God in All the Wrong People. Her latest book, Shameless: A Sexual Reformation will be released in early 2019. She is an ordained Lutheran pastor and still works as the founding pastor of House for All Sinners and Saints in Denver, Colorado. Nadia travels domestically and internationally as a speaker and has been featured on NPR’s Morning Edition and Fresh Air, CNN and in the Washington Post and The Atlantic.

Arthur Brooks

... connects free enterprise to morality and happiness.

Arthur C. Brooks is president of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and was the Louis A. Bantle Professor of Business and Government at Syracuse University, where he taught economics and social entrepreneurship. Before pursuing his work in academia, he spent 12 years as a classical musician. Dr. Brooks is a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times and the bestselling author of 11 books on topics including the role of government, happiness and the morality of free enterprise. His latest book is The New York Times bestseller The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America.

The Cameroons

... play music that sticks to your ribs.

The Cameroons are an acoustic power trio that’s been called “the best après ski band in Nashville." The group features Tom Landstreet on washboard, singer-songwriter Ben Cameron on guitar and vocals and Joe Andrews on guitar and mandolin. They take a “busk or die” approach to their shows, deftly weaving in and out of songs from their large repertoire – from Bill Monroe to Billy Joel – as well as choosing from Cameron’s original catalog. Joining the Cameroons at TNP are Dave Cohen, the Academy of Country Music’s 2017 Keyboard Player of the Year, and renowned touring and session keyboardist, Lucas Leigh.

Clare Cunningham

... can touch your soul with her voice.

It’s been said she has a vocal register similar to Adele, and a powerful, emotive voice similar to a young Janis Joplin. Clare Cunningham is making waves across the world with her music and isn’t afraid to tell the truth, get raw and use the spirits of country, folk and rock when it serves her greater purpose. Storytelling with unwavering honesty is what Cunningham does best, and this rock/country artist has proven she’s a versatile talent, singing across many genres. Originally from the smallest village in the smallest county of Ireland, she now resides in Nashville, TN.

Ross Douthat

... is a free thinker who writes for The New York Times.

Ross Douthat (pronounced “DOW-thut”) is an American author, blogger and New York Times op-ed columnist who writes primarily about politics, religion, moral values and higher education. In 2009, he became the newspaper’s youngest regular op-ed writer and is considered a conservative voice on its editorial page. Before joining The Times, he was a senior editor at The Atlantic. His published books include Grand New Party with Reihan Salam, and Privilege: Harvard and the Education of the Ruling Class. Douthat is said to get just as animated about the Boston Red Sox, action movies, fantasy novels and television as he does about policy.

Sunayana Dumala

... wants immigrants to feel safe pursuing their dreams here.

Sunayana Dumala is a database developer at Intouch Solutions and an advocate for fighting discrimination and ignorance. Originally from Hyderabad, India, Sunayana was the first person from her entire family to come to the United States to pursue higher education. She married her husband Srinivas Kuchibhotla, also an immigrant from India, and moved to Olathe, Kansas to build their life together. After a horrific incident upended her life, Sunayana established Forever Welcome, an initiative to spread a message of diversity and inclusiveness by focusing on the many significant contributions of immigrants.

Mick Ebeling

... is firmly convinced that nothing is impossible.

A recipient of the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian of the Year Award and named one of Wired’s “Agents of Change,” Mick Ebeling is CEO of Not Impossible, an organization that creates solutions for real-world problems. Its latest endeavor is Project Daniel, the subject of Intel’s “Look Inside” campaign. Project Daniel enabled Ebeling to fly to Sudan to 3-D-print prosthetic limbs and fit them for children of the war-torn region. He then left the equipment behind with trained locals to continue his work, creating the world’s first 3-D printing prosthetic lab. Time magazine said, “It’s hard to imagine any other device doing more to make the world a better place.”

R.P. Eddy

... is uniquely able to see around corners.

Chief Business Officer of Zume, Founder and Chairman of Ergo, a world leading intelligence and strategy firm, and of Four Rivers, an investment fund focusing on Asia, R.P. Eddy is co-author of bestselling and award-winning Warnings: Finding Cassandras to Stop Catastrophes. He is Chair of the Cassandra Award Foundation. Formerly, Eddy was Senior U.S. and UN diplomat, Director at the White House NSC, Chief of Staff to U.S. Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, Senior Policy Officer to UN Secretary- General Kofi Annan and an architect of the Global Fund to Prevent AIDS, TB and Malaria. Eddy is part of the World Economic Forum Global Leader for Tomorrow, a Council on Foreign Relations Life Member, and on the Board of the Middle East Institute.

Martin Fiore

... lives at the intersection of humanity and technology.

Martin Fiore is one of today’s most prolific business leaders writing and speaking on the connection of people and technology. His theories on disruptive approaches to the fusion of humans and technology have been featured in thought leadership articles and interviews in Forbes, Huffington Post and Information Week, among many others. Additionally, his people-first focus has garnered six industry and excellence awards, including the prestigious “Stevie” award for HR Executive of the year. Out of this thinking has evolved an ecosystem of like-minded partners from academia, government and business, forming the contours of Humans Inc., a humanity preservation mission.

Jason Flom

... wields DNA as a weapon against injustice.

Jason Flom is the Founder/CEO of Lava Records and Lava Music Publishing. Flom previously served as Chairman and CEO at Atlantic Records, Virgin Records and Capitol Music Group, and is personally responsible for launching acts such as Kid Rock, Katy Perry and Lorde. He is a nationally recognized philanthropist and expert on criminal justice issues. Flom is a founding board member of the Innocence Project and serves on the boards of Families Against Mandatory Minimums, The Drug Policy Alliance, The Legal Action Center, The AntiRecidivism Coalition, NYU Prison Education Program, Proclaim Justice and VetPaw.

Richard Florida

... knows more about cities than most mayors.

Richard Florida, author of The New Urban Crisis, University of Toronto, is the Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, Global Research Professor at New York University, and the founder of the Creative Class Group. He is also perhaps the world’s leading urbanist. Esquire has included him on its annual list of “The Best and the Brightest” and Fast Company dubbed him an “intellectual rock star.” Florida is the author of several global best sellers, including The Rise of the Creative Class and is a senior editor for The Atlantic.

John Foley

... is inventing a neighborhood of cycling.

John Foley is the founder and CEO of Peloton. As an avid cyclist and boutique fitness addict, John leveraged his tech and business experience to create Peloton, a technology company at the nexus of fitness and media. Prior to founding Peloton, John spent six years in manufacturing leadership with Mars Inc. He also served as President at Barnes & Noble, CEO and Co-founder of Pronto.com and CEO of Evite.com. When John’s not brainstorming Peloton’s next big innovation, you can find him training for triathlons, at fitness classes with his wife Jill, or strolling through the West Village with his two children.

Greg Foran

... sees both the big and little picture.

Greg Foran is president and CEO of Walmart U.S. and is responsible for the strategic direction and performance of 4,600 stores and more than 1 million associates. Greg and his team are focused on fulfilling the company’s mission of saving people money so they can live better by advocating for Walmart’s customers, working to exceed their expectations and earning their trust every day. Walmart U.S. serves more than 140 million customers each week and had revenues of $307 billion in 2017. A 35-year retail veteran with extensive experience in marketing, operational and executive roles, Greg joined Walmart International in 2011.

Donnie + Sharon Fritts

... are full of hope and optimism, no matter what.

Donnie lost his forehead, part of his frontal lobe, and the whole center of his face including his nose, upper palate and top lip – all to a rare facial cancer called ameloblastic carcinoma. He and his wife, Sharon, continue to fight the continuing effects of this cancer, cancer removal surgery, radiation, many facial reconstruction surgeries, as well as several surgery and procedure failures. Donnie often repeats, “Don’t give up, don’t give in. Keep fighting.” Sharon stays by his side.

Jaycee Gossett

... can help you access the wisdom of your body.

Jaycee Gossett (pictured above) and Katie Zion play key roles in The Class by Taryn Toomey, a practice of self-study through physical conditioning. Through simple, repetitive calisthenics and plyometrics, Class participants challenge their body to engage their mind.
Guided instruction and carefully curated music are used to invite participants to observe their resistance to discomfort. The result is often an expansive, heart-opening, body-strengthening release. The music-driven, mat-based Class challenges and enlightens participants while building a strong, lean, resilient body. Those who experience The Class often find they are much stronger than they thought.

Mollie Glazer

... eats, sleeps, breathes — and teaches — music.

Mollie Glazer is the Artistic Director Emerita of the Nantucket Community Music Center, where she teaches cello, piano and ukulele. She studied cello and viola da gamba at New England Conservatory of Music and the Royal Conservatory of The Netherlands. Mollie has performed throughout the U.S. and Europe with many of this country’s period instrument ensembles and is a frequent soloist at the Bethlehem Bach Festival. She has made seven recordings, the latest a self-produced CD entitled “Two Friends Two Cellos” with former student, Ethan Philbrick. Also a composer, Mollie has written scores for film and modern dance.

Simon Greer

... practices humility, in part, by listening.

Simon Greer has worked to achieve social change for more than 25 years and is the founder of Cambridge Heath Ventures. He’s also a leading thinker on common good politics and has conducted research, designed listening sessions, trained leaders and organized campaigns to engage working class conservatives. He’s committed to understanding the millions of people who don’t identify as progressives but want to make the world a better place, and are often viewed as “the other side” by progressives. Greer works to identify common good values, policy ideas, messages and narratives that have the power to help America live up to its promise.

Rebecca Kantar

... dropped out of Harvard to transform education.

Rebecca Kantar is the founder and CEO of Imbellus, a company that’s reinventing how we measure human potential. Imbellus builds assessments that evaluate how people think instead of just what they know.
Rebecca spent the last five years researching and understanding how moving beyond multiple-choice college admissions tests can reshape K-12 education in America. Prior to launching Imbellus, she founded an expert network connecting entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies. That business was acqui-hired by GLG in 2012, with Rebecca becoming Entrepreneur-In- Residence. Rebecca attended Harvard College and dropped out after her sophomore year.

Ray Kelly

... will always be one of New York’s finest.

With fifty years in public service, including fourteen as police commissioner of the City of New York, Raymond W. Kelly is one of the world’s most highly esteemed leaders in law enforcement. Commissioner Kelly created the first counterterrorism bureau of any municipal police department in the country. During his watch, the NYPD drove violent crime down by 40 percent. Kelly is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, an ABC News contributor and a member of the advisory board of the Counter Extremism Project. He was awarded France’s highest decoration, the Légion d’honneur. Kelly is currently CEO of The Guardian Group.

Amanda Knox

... is the right person to discuss wrongful conviction.

Amanda Knox is an exoneree, criminal justice advocate and author of The New York Times bestselling memoir Waiting to Be Heard. She spent nearly four years in an Italian prison and eight years on trial for a murder she didn’t commit. Amanda’s case made international headlines for nearly a decade and thrust her into the spotlight, where she was vilified and shamed. Amanda now works to shed light on the issues of wrongful conviction, truth seeking and public shaming. She currently hosts The Scarlet Letter Reports, a VICE/ Facebook series about the public vilification of women. She lives in Seattle with novelist Christopher Robinson.

Doug Liman

... is a pioneer of independent films who creates blockbusters.

Doug Liman is a director-producer with a track record of creating movies and TV series that are commercially successful and critically acclaimed. He is perhaps best known for directing and producing The Bourne Identity and for producing its four sequels. Liman has collaborated with Tom Cruise twice – on the sci-fi thriller Live Die Repeat and American Made. He also played matchmaker directing the box office hit Mr. and Mrs. Smith. Other film credits include Swingers, Go, Jumper, Fair Game and The Wall. Liman serves on the board of the Legal Action Center and the Arthur Liman Public Interest Program at Yale Law.

Michael Patrick Lynch

... is a philosopher of humility.

Michael Patrick Lynch is a professor of philosophy at the University of Connecticut, where he directs the Humanities Institute. His work concerns truth, democracy, public discourse and the ethics of technology. His books include The Internet of Us: Knowing More and Understanding Less in the Age of Big Data, Truth as One and Many; and The New York Times Sunday Book Review Editor’s pick, True to Life. Lynch is the recipient of the Medal for Research Excellence from the University of Connecticut’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. His work has been featured in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post and many other publications.

Ndaba Mandela

... is keeping his grandfather’s message alive.

Nelson Mandela’s legacy lives on as his grandson, Ndaba Mandela, continues to keep its beacon of hope bright, fueling its fiery message that one person can make a difference. Ndaba is Chairman of the Africa Rising Foundation, an organization dedicated to promoting the positive image of Africa around the world. He also serves as a Global Ambassador for UN AIDS, which seeks to end discrimination around HIV/AIDS. His recent book, Going to the Mountain: Life Lessons from My Grandfather, Nelson Mandela, is the first ever to tell Mandela’s life through the eyes of the grandson whom he raised.

Mary Mazzio

... uses films to fight the good fight — and win.

Mary Mazzio, an award-winning documentary film director, Olympic athlete (1992-Rowing) and former law firm partner, is Founder and CEO of 50 Eggs, Inc., an independent film production company dedicated to creating socially impactful films. Mary wrote, directed and produced the highly acclaimed films Underwater Dreams, TEN9EIGHT, The Apple Pushers, A Hero for Daisy, Contrarian, Apple Pie and Lemonade Stories. Her newest documentary, I Am Jane Doe, narrated by Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain, focuses a bright spotlight on the issue of online child sex trafficking and catalyzed bipartisan legislation signed by the President in 2018.

Moby

... makes music that changed the way people dance.

Richard Melville Hall (Moby) has been making music since the age of nine and, in the late 80’s, became a fixture of the New York hip-hop scene. His first single, “Go,” was ranked one of Rolling Stone’s best records of all time and his records have sold more than 20 million copies. Moby works closely with numerous charities, including The Humane Society and the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function. In 2007, he launched Moby Gratis, which provides free music for independent film makers. He owns and runs Little Pine, a vegan restaurant in Silver Lake, CA whose proceeds go to animal welfare organizations.

Charity Grace Mofsen

... is every bit as unique as Nantucket.

Charity Grace Mofsen serves as Associate Director of Nantucket Operations at the Museum of African American History, where she shares the fascinating and rich history of the black Americans that helped shape Nantucket. As an advocate for the empowerment of youth, she’s intimately involved in the social issues affecting the people of Nantucket including the role that race historically and currently plays in our culture. With a degree in Sustainable Residential Design and Development, she serves as a trustee of the Affordable Housing Trust Fund and the Nantucket Lighthouse School. Charity Grace also sings in a local band with her husband, Michael.

Moshh

... is absolutely one of a kind.

Moshh is a singer/songwriter from the Connectician woods. Wrought from passion and circumstance, his fixation on the relationship between sacrifice, focus and their combined potentiality to create high culture (high truth) is what keeps him going. He has fun with it.

Matthew James Murray

... is determined to get the story right, every time.

Matt Murray has been Editor-in-Chief of The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires since June 2018. His roles have included running
the Journal’s national editing desk; serving as Deputy Managing Editor overseeing first the U.S. bureaus and corporate coverage, then the foreign bureaus and finance coverage; and serving as Deputy Editor-in-Chief. Mr. Murray is the author of The Father and the Son and Strong of Heart, a memoir by former New York City fire commissioner Thomas Von Essen. He and his wife, Dr. Janine Flory, live in Manhattan and Garrison, NY, with their daughter, Chaeyoon.

Lama Nachman

... is creating technologies that understand people.

Lama Nachman is an Intel Fellow and the director of the Anticipatory Computing Lab in the Intel Labs organization. Her research focuses on context-aware and proactive computing. Nachman is creating technologies that gain a deep understanding of people through sensing and sense-making, then act on that context to help them in many aspects of their lives. One of her most notable achievements is an Intel collaboration with Professor Stephen Hawking. She led a team that developed a software platform and sensing system to help Hawking communicate. Nachman holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in computer engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Tig Notaro

... is gutsy, honest, sarcastic, real — and very funny.

Tig Notaro is a groundbreaking stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer and director originally from Mississippi. Hailed for her effortless storytelling and fearless stage presence, her subject matter ranges from the delightfully absurd to the monumentally serious. Rolling Stone recently named Tig “one of the 50 best stand-up comics of all time.” This year, Tig and her wife/writing partner sold the screenplay First Ladies to Netflix with Jennifer Aniston as the first female President of the United States, and Tig as First Lady. In 2019, Tig will appear with Oscar Award-winner Octavia Spencer in the Paramount Pictures comedy Instant Family.

Doreen Oliver

... enlightens people through the perspective of parenting.

A writer and performer, Doreen Oliver illuminates the beauty, heartbreak and unpredictability of life through the lens of parenthood. Her critically acclaimed and award-winning one-woman show about raising a child with autism, Everything Is Fine Until It’s Not, broke a record for the fastest sell-out in the NY Fringe Festival’s 20-year history. Her essays about race, autism and motherhood have been published in The New York Times, Washington Post and elsewhere. A recipient of fellowships from Hedgebrook, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and Stanford Business School, Doreen is currently working on a memoir and tour of the show.

Bryce Olson

... knows how technology can help fight disease.

Bryce Olson is the Global Marketing Director for Intel’s Health and Life Sciences group. One of the areas he focuses on is bringing technology and science together in the area of genomics and precision medicine with a powerful message on how this saves lives. Genomic sequencing and precision medicine gave Bryce, a cancer survivor, a life he didn’t think he’d get to live, and the ability to use artificial intelligence and find new secrets in data that will help keep it that way. Bryce is inspired by connecting the advances in life sciences into clinical settings and helping patients understand these new opportunities.

Neil Phillips

... is damned and determined to make a difference.

Neil is founder and CEO of Visible Men and Visible Men Academy, an A-graded charter school whose mission is to elevate black boys to new heights of achievement, fulfillment and family and community contribution. With over 25 years of experience as an educator and entrepreneur, he is a national thought leader and speaker on black male achievement, urban education reform, character development and youth empowerment. Neil received the 2016 Nantucket Project Audience Award and is a sought-after speaker. He is an avid reader, longing tennis player and sports enthusiast living in Sarasota, Florida with his wife, Shannon, and their two sons.

LaTonya Pinkard

... is a teacher who gets high marks for caring

LaTonya is an Associate Professor of English at Independence Community College in Kansas. As such, she appears in the popular Netflix documentary Last Chance U. She has always wanted to be in a position to serve others and developed a passion for education at Georgia State University. Continuing her studies at Troy University, LaTonya received her Master’s in Post-Secondary Education and chose a career in higher education, where she expects only the best of her students. LaTonya is the mother of two wonderful young men, Michael and Nathaniel. She instills in them to always be open to possibilities and appreciate the journey life will take you.

Valerie Plame

... gave much to her country and got shafted in return.

A former covert CIA operations officer, Valerie Plame worked to protect America’s national security and prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, in particular nuclear weapons. She is the author of The New York Times bestselling memoir Fair Game: My Life as a Spy, My Betrayal by the White House, which was released as a film of the same name. Valerie has done extensive public speaking on issues including national security, cyber security and nuclear proliferation. She is a graduate of Penn State and holds graduate degrees in International Relations from the London School of Economics and the College of Europe.

Gregg Renfrew

... is revolutionizing the beauty business.

Gregg Renfrew founded Beautycounter in 2011 with a mission to get safer beauty and personal care products into the hands of everyone. After discovering how severely under-regulated the personal care industry is, Gregg saw a need for better beauty in the marketplace. She launched Beautycounter in 2013, as a Certified B Corporation, to create transparency and safety in the industry. Beautycounter currently develops and distributes nearly 150 high-performing products across skin care, color cosmetics, anti–aging, kids, baby and personal care. Today, Beautycounter drives a national movement to advocate for stronger federal regulations that have stood largely unchanged since 1938.

Renee Robinson

... thinks both on and off her feet.

Renee Robinson was a Principal Dancer of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Her three-decade career with the company is the longest of any female dancer. Ms. Robinson began her training in classical ballet at the Jones-Haywood School of Ballet. She also attended the School of American Ballet, the Dance Theatre of Harlem and The Ailey School. She has worked with numerous renowned choreographers and received many awards and honors. An iconic dancer and a true legend, Ms. Robinson continues to use her intellect, spirit and talent to mentor the next generation of future dancers.

Rich Roll

... is an athlete whose life has been transformed by plants.

Rich Roll is an accomplished vegan, ultra-endurance athlete and former entertainment attorney turned full-time wellness and plant-based nutrition advocate. In 2010, he accomplished an unprecedented feat of endurance, an odyssey that entailed completing five Ironman-distance triathlons on five islands of Hawaii in under a week. Rich became a bestselling author with the publication of his inspirational memoir Finding Ultra: Rejecting Middle Age, Becoming One of the World’s Fittest Men, and Discovering Myself. He then launched the popular Rich Roll Podcast, which persistently sits atop the iTunes top-10 lists. Along with his wife and four children, Rich lives in Malibu Canyon.

Todd Rose

... excels at fighting what’s average.

Todd Rose is a professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education where he directs the Mind, Brain, and Education program and the Laboratory for the Science of Individuality. He is also co-founder of Populace, a national think tank dedicated to advancing our understanding of individuality in order to transform how we learn, work and live so that all people have the chance to live fulfilling lives in a thriving society. Todd is the author of The End of Average: How We Succeed in a World That Values Sameness and Dark Horse: Achieving Success Through the Pursuit of Fulfillment. He lives in Burlington, Massachusetts.

Shomari Savannah

... lives to dance.

Shomari Savannah is a dancer who began his training under the direction of Monica Harris, and went on to train at the Dance Institute of Washington. He is a graduate of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, where he earned a B.F.A. in Dance. Shomari received scholarships to attended summer studies at the Rock School for Dance Education, Alonzo King Lines Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem, and completed his training at The Ailey School as both a scholarship and independent study student. He’s a recipient of the Nadia Chilkovsky Founders Award and the Pennsylvania Ballet‘s Choreographic Award.

David Schonfeld

... is devoted to helping neighborhoods grieve.

David J Schonfeld, MD is a developmental-behavioral pediatrician and founding director of the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement at the University of Southern California. Its vision is a nation of resilient schools and communities prepared to respond to crisis events and to support children who are experiencing grief and trauma. The Center coordinates the Coalition to Support Grieving Students, providing training to school professionals so that no child ever has to grieve alone. The Center has supported schools and communities in the aftermath of numerous crisis events and disasters both in the U.S. and abroad.

Chris Schuhmacher

... never planned on becoming a computer programmer.

Chris Schuhmacher believes that adversity has the power to unleash the greatness that lies within us all. It taught him to persevere and develop Fitness Monkey, an online life-coaching platform that empowers addiction recovery through physical fitness. The mobile app allows people to log workouts and clean time to receive metrics and visualizations to avoid relapse. Chris is currently a software engineer for FANDOM and is determined to learn something new every day. After debugging the code that was his life, there is nothing he’s not willing to work for and learn. He is a professional problem solver.

Chad Smith

... works hard and plays even harder.

The drummer for Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chad Smith is one of rocks’ most iconic drummers, leading a generation redefining music and changing culture as an advocate for music and the arts. A six-time Grammy winning, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Chad is a force. He has over 50 album/EP/compilations to his name, is the host of the PBS TV series “Landmarks Live in Concert” and is an outspoken advocate for the arts. He was appointed by President Obama as a “Turnaround Artist for Public Schools.” Chad, his wife Nancy and their three boys split their time between Los Angeles and Montauk.

Rosanne Somerson

... is designing the future of RISD.

A designer, professor and academic leader, President Rosanne Somerson has been advancing art and design since she was a student at RISD in the 1970s. She returned to the College in the 1980s to teach and in 1995 founded the Furniture Design Department before serving as provost and chief academic officer. As RISD’s president she’s committed to expanding inclusion, equity and access to enhance a genuinely rich learning environment. President Somerson maintains a creative practice designing and creating furniture, and frequently speaks and writes about the power of critical thinking, underscoring the value of art and design to advance life in the 21st century.

Brad Stevens

... has done things no other basketball coach has.

This fall, Brad Stevens begins his sixth season as Head Coach for the Boston Celtics. In his fifth season in Boston, Stevens led the Celtics to a 55-27 record and a second consecutive appearance in the Eastern Conference Finals. Stevens’ record with the Celtics over five seasons now stands at 221-189 (.539). He joined the Celtics after coaching Butler University where he boasted a 166-49 record and was the only coach in school history to lead a team to the NCAA Division I national championship game, which he did twice.

Chad Stoller

... is solving the world’s thorniest marketing.

Chad Stoller is a marketing specialist who has built award-winning communication programs for leading corporations while building future-focused teams for advertising and marketing agencies. He currently serves as EVP, Global Chief Innovation Officer for UM Worldwide of the Interpublic Group. Chad is responsible for the agency’s innovation agenda while working with individual clients to solve old challenges in new ways via communication strategy, emerging platforms and retail experience. He also serves as Managing Partner of the IPG Media Lab. In addition, Chad is an angel investor, an advisor to early-stage media companies and a frequent speaker at industry and client events.

André Leon Talley

... not only broke the mold, he obliterated it.

André Leon Talley is a fashion historian and former fashion news editor, creative director and editor-at-large of Vogue, where he is currently a contributing editor. He began his career working with Andy Warhol. His mentor was the legendary fashion oracle, Diana Vreeland. Author of several books, including his memoir, ALT, he has curated four exhibits on Oscar de la Renta at SCAD (Savannah, Ga.), DeYoung Museum (San Francisco, Calif.), Houston Museum of Fine Arts (Houston, Tex.) and The Mint Museum (Charlotte, N.C.). He is the subject of the recently released documentary The Gospel According to André, directed by Kate Novak.

Spencer Tunick

... creates photographs that reveal the naked truth.

Spencer Tunick stages scenes in which the battle of nature against culture is played out against various backdrops, from civic center to desert sandstorm, man and woman are returned to a preindustrial, pre-everything state of existence. Tunick has traveled the globe to create photographs of multiple nude figures in public and natural settings. Organizing groups from a handful of participants to tens of thousands, all volunteers, is often logistically daunting; the subsequent images transcend ordinary categories and meld photography, sculpture and performance into a new genre.

Elizabeth Trundle

... wants you to call her “Boo.”

Elizabeth “Boo” Trundle is a writer whose work has appeared in The Georgia Review, The Brooklyn Rail, Prairie Schooner, McSweeney’s and other publications. She has told stories onstage for Risk!, The Moth, The Storytellers Project and other shows. Her e-book, Seventies Gold, is available on Amazon. She curates and hosts a monthly show in Maplewood, New Jersey with the aim of nurturing true, untold stories from the heart of her community. She also teaches workshops in Safe Conversation, a relational technology that promotes safe talking, brave listening and growing.

Miroslav Volf

... asks profound questions. then answers them.

Miroslav Volf is the Henry B. Wright Professor of Theology at Yale Divinity School and the Founder and Director of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture. He earned doctoral and post-doctoral degrees from the University of Tübingen, Germany and has written or edited more than 20 books. They include Exclusion and Embrace; Allah: A Christian Response; A Public Faith:
How Followers of Christ Should Serve the Common Good; and Flourishing: Why We Need Religion in a Globalized World. His next book, For the Life of the World: Theology that Makes a Difference, co-authored with Matthew Croasmun, will be released this fall.

Evan Williams

... is morally and financially committed to doing good.

Evan Williams is founder and CEO at Medium, an online publishing platform. Previously he co-founded Blogger, which was acquired by Google in 2003, and Twitter, where he was CEO and now serves on the board of directors. In 2014, Ev co-founded Obvious Ventures to focus on a world-positive approach to investing. Its mission is to help startups build scalable solutions to big world challenges in order to have sustainable, positive impact. Ev grew up on a farm in Clarks, Nebraska and has been recognized as one of Time’s 100 most influential people in the world. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and two sons.

Alex Wolf

... is not your ordinary artist/designer/inventor.

An artist, designer, now an inventor, Alex believes visual learning is a vital and underused gateway to conceptual and creative thinking and doing. She likens “DaVinci vision” to seeing as an artist and a scientist at the same time - learning from nature’s forms and functions enhances spatial skills, which are as key for preschoolers as for PhD’s. While the pattern learning systems she creates are age agnostic, young kids enjoy and benefit the most from playful learning. A multitude of disciplines can solve problems with biomimicry, learning to live with the earth, not just on it.

Alan Worden

... uses big data to change the way we understand neighborhood.

Alan Worden is the Founder of the Nantucket Data Platform. He also serves as a Senior Advisor to Wendy and Eric Schmidt’s philanthropic entity, ReMain Nantucket. Alan is a serial entrepreneur, having served as the Founder of Scout Hotels, Scout Real Estate Capital, The Westmoor Club and Windwalker Real Estate. His focus is always on identifying compelling ideas, building great teams and executing ferociously. He has deep experience building businesses and was cited by National Geographic as a “Sustainable Island All-Star.” Alan is an experienced sailor, having sailed a 44-foot sloop from Nantucket to New Zealand double-handed.

Amy Ziering

... has been recognized for being fearless.

Amy Ziering is a two-time Emmy winning and Academy Award–nominated documentary filmmaker. Her most recent film, The Bleeding Edge, is a Netflix original investigative feature on the medical industry. Her film The Hunting Ground – an exposé of rape culture on college campuses – was nominated for Emmys, won the PGA’s Stanley Kramer Award and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song. Her film The Invisible War, an investigation of the U.S. military’s rape epidemic, won two Emmys and was nominated for an Oscar. Both films helped change policies and laws and usher in the #MeToo movement.

TNP Academy

EY

Major Partner

Intel

Major Partner

JetBlue

Major Partner

Publicis.Sapient

Major Partner

PURE Insurance

Major Partner

White Elephant

Major Partner

Beautycounter

Contributing Partner

Cisco Brewery

Contributing Partner

Handlebar Cafe

Contributing Partner

Inquirer and Mirror

Contributing Partner

Maury People

Contributing Partner

Mitchell's Book Corner

Contributing Partner

Nantucket Land Bank

Contributing Partner

Nantucket Looms

Contributing Partner

Nantucket Vineyard

Contributing Partner

Nautilus

Contributing Partner

Rise Brewing Co.

Contributing Partner

Tradewind Aviation

Contributing Partner

Young's Bicycle Shop

Contributing Partner

Hy-Line Cruises

Contributing Partner

Ocearch

Contributing Partner

The Class by Taryn Toomey

Contributing Partner

Valet Park of America

Contributing Partner

Captain Tom's Charters

Contributing Partner

CRU Nantucket Oyster Bar

Contributing Partner

Faherty

Contributing Partner

Levitate

Contributing Partner

Linda Loring Nature Foundation

Contributing Partner

Audrey Sterk Design

Contributing Partner

Lululemon

Contributing Partner
Fellows, Host Partners, Presenters

TNP8 Registration Opens

06:00 PM 08:00 PM White Elephant Terrace

Check-in and pick up your badge, get a badge reprinted, pick up the daily programming schedule and have general questions answered.
All Attendees

Gift Bag Pick Up

06:00 PM 08:00 PM White Elephant Harbor Tent

Pick up your gift bags under the Harbor Tent.

friends of bill

06:45 AM 07:20 AM main tent

Threshold Fellows

Today is for Threshold Fellows, Partners & Scholars

07:30 AM 11:00 PM

All activities and sessions on Thursday are for Threshold Fellows, scholars and partners ONLY. Project Fellow and 3 day pass holders programming begins on Friday.

TNP8 Threshold Registration Open

07:30 AM 08:00 PM White Elephant Terrace

Check-in and pick up your badge, get a badge reprinted, pick up the daily programming schedule and have general questions answered.
Host Partners

Host Partner Welcome Breakfast

08:00 AM 10:00 AM Cru Restaurant, 1 Straight Wharf

All Attendees

The Neighborhood Project

08:00 AM 09:30 AM Neighborhood Tent on the courtyard

Join us to experience a sample of one of our neighborhood project conversations. We’ll watch a short film and then just talk. If you’ve been curious about what this movement is all about, come see for yourself.

Feel free to grab your breakfast and bring it with you to the session.
2 groups; 12 people max per group. Registration required.
Fellows, Host Partners, Presenters

Threshold Programming: Session I

10:30 AM 12:00 PM White Elephant Main Tent

Meditation with Moby | Alan Worden | Charity Grace Mofsen | films | Sunayana Dumala & Kate Brosnan | The Cameroons | Mollie Glazer | The Class by Taryn Toomey
Fellows, Host Partners, Presenters

Threshold Lunch

12:00 PM 01:00 PM White Elephant Terrace and Harbor Tent

All Attendees

Intel VR Experience session 1—for more sessions today visit the library or see registration

12:00 PM 01:00 PM White Elephant Library off Terrace

Take a mindful breather and shed your stress in an immersive VR meditation experience from Intel.

Be guided through meditation exercises in the virtual world of Serenity Lake while biometric sensors measure your physical response. Intel AI will extrapolate your biometric data and visualize your unique meditation experience as a gorgeous, personalized work of art.

Advance registration requested. Walk ups allowed if there is an open spot. There are three sessions today:

  • 12-1 pm
  • 2:30-3:30 pm
  • 5-6 pm

5 participants every 15 minutes. 
We will inform you of your specific time slot within your chosen block.

Fellows, Host Partners, Presenters

Threshold Programming: Session II

01:00 PM 02:30 PM White Elephant Main Tent

Alex Wolf | Boo Trundle | Mick Ebeling | Moby
Fellows, Host Partners, Presenters

Break and Snack

02:30 PM 03:30 PM White Elephant Terrace and Harbor Tent

Fellows, Host Partners, Presenters

Threshold Programming: Session III

03:30 PM 05:00 PM White Elephant Main Tent

Kelly Corrigan | Michael Lynch | Miroslav Volf | Clare Cunningham & The Cameroons
Fellows, Host Partners, Presenters

Shuttle to Threshold Farm Dinner

05:30 PM 06:30 PM Meet on White Elephant front porch

Please meet in the front of the White Elephant Hotel to catch the shuttle to the Offsite dinner (surprise location).  We will unveil the location closer to the date.

You will be outside so wear comfortable shoes and bring layers because it will be cooler after sunset.

RSVP is required. Threshold ticket holders only.
Fellows, Host Partners, Presenters

Threshold Farm Dinner

06:00 PM 09:00 PM Surprise Location

TNP Farm to Fork

We believe that shared food and drink is, and always has been, the most powerful vehicle for conversation. Join us on one of Nantucket's beloved farms and enjoy a meal that celebrates local and seasonal ingredients.
Fellows, Host Partners, Presenters

Threshold Programming: Session IV

09:00 PM 10:00 PM White Ele

Ndaba Mandela | Rich Roll | Lance Armstrong & Nadia Bolz-Weber

Après TNP at Publicis.Sapient HQ

10:00 PM 11:59 PM 8 Old Westmoor Farm Rd, Nantucket, MA 02554

Publicis.Sapient House, 8 Old Westmoor Farm Rd

It’s the official TNP after-party. Join us for live music, great talk, and new neighbors.




Light Breakfast for Bikers

06:30 AM 07:00 AM White Elephant Terrace

Coffee, tea, fresh fruit and yogurt for some quick energy.

friends of bill

06:45 AM 07:20 AM main tent

All Attendees

Tour de 'Tucket with Lance Armstrong

07:00 AM 09:00 AM Gather at Children's Beach

Tour de 'Tucket is returning by popular demand. Join special guest Lance Armstrong and local guide Jason Bridges for a leisurely tour of the island.
7 AM meet at Children's Beach to get your helmet and have your bike fitted
7:30 AM The group departs for the ride

Bikes and helmets will be provided by Young's Bike Shop.  Registration required.
All Attendees

The Class by Taryn Toomey

07:30 AM 08:30 AM White Elephant Ballroom at the White Elephant Village, 19 N. Water Street

Rain or shine, rev up your morning with a spiritual fitness class like nothing you have ever experienced. 

Founding Teacher Jaycee Gossett will lead a session of The Class by Taryn Toomey. This method will challenge and enlighten you all while building an incredibly strong, lean, resilient body. The result is an expansive, heart-opening, body-strengthening release. @JayceeGossett @TheClassbyTT

Registration required. Sneakers recommended. No equipment necessary. Mats and water provided. Please arrive 15 minutes before class.

Full Breakfast

07:30 AM 09:30 AM White Elephant Harbor Tent & Terrace

TNP8 Registration Open

07:30 AM 10:00 PM White Elephant Terrace

Check-in and pick up your badge, get a badge reprinted, pick up the daily programming schedule and have general questions answered.
All Attendees

The Neighborhood Project

08:00 AM 09:30 AM Quiet Tent on the courtyard

Join us to experience a sample of one of our neighborhood project conversations. We’ll watch a short film and then just talk. If you’ve been curious about what this movement is all about, come see for yourself.

Feel free to grab your breakfast and bring it with you to the session.
2 groups; 12 people max per group. Registration required.
All Attendees

Intel VR Experience session 1—for more sessions today visit the library or see registration

08:00 AM 10:00 AM White Elephant Library off Terrace

Take a mindful breather and shed your stress in an immersive VR meditation experience from Intel.

Be guided through meditation exercises in the virtual world of Serenity Lake while biometric sensors measure your physical response. Intel AI will extrapolate your biometric data and visualize your unique meditation experience as a gorgeous, personalized work of art.

Advance registration requested. Walk ups allowed if there is an open spot. There are four sessions today:

  •  8-10 am
  • 12-2 pm
  • 3:30-4:30 pm
  • 6:30-8 pm

5 participants every 15 minutes.
We will inform you of your specific time slot within your chosen block.

All Attendees

Friday Programming: Session I

10:30 AM 12:00 PM White Elephant Main Tent

Meditation with Moby | Chad Stoller | Amy Zeiring | Rebecca Kantar | Made in the USA
All Attendees

Lunch

12:00 PM 02:00 PM White Elephant Terrace and Harbor Tent

All Attendees

Friday Programming: Session II

02:00 PM 03:30 PM White Elephant Main Tent

Arthur Brooks | Mary Mazzio & Nacole | David Schonfeld | Doreen Oliver
All Attendees

Break

03:30 PM 05:00 PM free afternoon

Enjoy some free time, take a bike ride, shop in town, or book a massage at the White Elephant spa.
All Attendees

Friday Programming: Session III

05:00 PM 06:45 PM White Elephant Main Tent

The Cameroons | Neighborhood | Simon Greer | Forgiveness | Todd Rose & Tom Scott | Bryce Olson & Todd Rose | Laura Dern & Nancy Armstrong
All Attendees

TNP8 Cocktail Reception & Dinner

06:30 PM 08:00 PM White Elephant Harbor Tent & Terrace

Friday Programming: Session IV

08:00 PM 10:00 PM White Elephant Main Tent

Renee Robinson & Kate Brosnan | East of Eden | Chris Schuhmacher & Tom Scott | Valerie Plame & Doug Liman | Tig Notaro & Kelly Corrigan

Après TNP at Publicis.Sapient HQ

10:00 PM 11:59 PM 8 Old Westmoor Farm Rd, Nantucket, MA 02554

Publicis.Sapient House, 8 Old Westmoor Farm Rd

It’s the official TNP after-party. Join us for live music, great talk, and new neighbors.

All Attendees

Group Photo Shoot w/ Spencer Tunick

05:30 AM 07:00 AM TBD

Spencer Tunick, a world renowned photographer famous for his nude installations, is returning to tnp. You're invited to participate.

We will assemble for a shoot at first light. Registrants will receive an email the night before with the location details.

Participants will only be nude for part of the time and all will receive a print of the final art.

We will gather at the site (TBD) at 5:30AM.
All Attendees

First Bite

06:00 AM 09:00 AM White Elephant Dock

Those who have been on the water when the sun breaks the horizon are usually hooked for life.

Join Captain Tom's Charters at 5 am for a three hour excursion to Great Point and still be back for breakfast.

Meet the boats right at the White Elephant dock.

Limited to 16 people. Reservation required.
All Attendees

Light Breakfast for activities participants

06:30 AM 07:00 AM White Elephant Terrace

friends of bill

06:45 AM 07:20 AM main tent

All Attendees

Shuttles to Trail Run

07:00 AM 07:00 AM meet on White Elephant Front Porch

Shuttles will leave promptly at 7 a.m.
All Attendees

5K Trail Run

07:00 AM 09:00 AM Linda Loring Nature Foundation trails - Dionis/Eel Point

Join us for a morning trail run at the Linda Loring Nature Conservancy at Eel Point.

Presenter Chris Schuhmacher along with Darcie Evans and Tucker Holland, TNP 2016 scholars and founders of We Run Nantucket, will lead us on a 5k run with stunning views. Registration required.

Shuttles will leave the White Elephant at 7 a.m. and return by 9 a.m.
All Attendees

Full Breakfast

07:30 AM 09:30 AM White Elephant Harbor Tent & Terrace

All Attendees

The Class by Taryn Toomey

07:30 AM 08:30 AM White Elephant Ballroom at the White Elephant Village, 19 N. Water Street

Rain or shine, rev up your morning with a spiritual fitness class like nothing you have ever experienced.

Founding Teacher Jaycee Gossett will lead a session of The Class by Taryn Toomey. This method will challenge and enlighten you all while building an incredibly strong, lean, resilient body. The result is an expansive, heart-opening, body-strengthening release. @JayceeGossett @TheClassbyTT

Registration required. Sneakers recommended. No equipment necessary. Mats and water provided. Please arrive 15 minutes before class.
All Attendees

TNP8 Registration Open

07:30 AM 10:00 PM White Elephant Terrace

Check-in and pick up your badge, get a badge reprinted, pick up the daily programming schedule and have general questions answered.
All Attendees

The Neighborhood Project

08:00 AM 09:30 AM Quiet Tent on the courtyard

Join us to experience a sample of one of our neighborhood project conversations. We’ll watch a short film and then just talk. If you’ve been curious about what this movement is all about, come see for yourself.

Feel free to grab your breakfast and bring it with you to the session.
2 groups; 12 people max per group. Registration required.
All Attendees

Intel VR Experience session 1—for more sessions today visit the library or see registration

08:00 AM 09:30 AM White Elephant Library off Terrace

Take a mindful breather and shed your stress in an immersive VR meditation experience from Intel.

Be guided through meditation exercises in the virtual world of Serenity Lake while biometric sensors measure your physical response. Intel AI will extrapolate your biometric data and visualize your unique meditation experience as a gorgeous, personalized work of art.

Advance registration requested. Walk ups allowed if there is an open spot. There are three sessions today:

  • 8-9:30 am
  • 12:30-2:30 pm
  • 4:30-5:30 pm

5 participants every 15 minutes.
We will inform you of your specific time slot within your chosen block.

All Attendees

Saturday Programming: Session I - First Congregational Church

10:00 AM 12:00 PM First Congregational Church, 62 N Centre St

Starting at 9:30 a.m., walk with us to the beautiful First Congregational Church for a special off-site program.

Sermon by Nadia Bolz-Weber | The Impact Award | Matt Murray | Jason Flom & Amanda Knox
All Attendees

Lunch

12:30 PM 02:00 PM White Elephant Harbor Tent & Terrace

All Attendees

Saturday Programming: Session II

02:00 PM 03:45 PM White Elephant Main Tent

Martin Fiore | Humans, Inc. | Greg Foran | Ray Kelly & R.P. Eddy | Tomorrowland | Richard Florida
All Attendees

Break and Snack

03:45 PM 05:00 PM White Elephant Harbor Tent and Terrace

All Attendees

Saturday Programming: Session III

05:00 PM 07:00 PM White Elephant Main Tent

Clare Cunningham | Visible Man | Neil Phillips | RISD Award & Rosanne Somerson | André Leon Talley & Kate Brosnan | Our Last Invention | R.P. Eddy & Lama Nachman | Sean Spicer & Simon Greer
All Attendees

Shuttles to Hangar Party

07:00 PM 08:00 PM Meet on the front porch of the White Elephant

All Attendees

TNP Hangar Party

07:30 PM 10:00 PM Nantucket Memorial Airport: Hangar 4

Cocktails, dinner, live music and more.

Après TNP at Publicis.Sapient HQ

10:00 PM 11:59 PM 8 Old Westmoor Farm Rd, Nantucket, MA 02554

Publicis.Sapient House, 8 Old Westmoor Farm Rd

It’s the official TNP after-party. Join us for live music, great talk, and new neighbors.

All Attendees

First Bite Fishing Trip

06:00 AM 09:00 AM White Elephant Dock

Those who have been on the water when the sun breaks the horizon are usually hooked for life.

Join Captain Tom's Charters at 5 am for a three hour excursion to Great Point and still be back for breakfast.

Meet the boats right at the White Elephant dock.

Limited to 6 people. Reservation required.

friends of bill

06:45 AM 07:20 AM main tent

All Attendees

Full Breakfast

07:30 AM 09:30 AM White Elephant Harbor Tent & Terrace

All Attendees

TNP8 Registration Open

07:30 AM 03:00 PM White Elephant Terrace

Check-in and pick up your badge, get a badge reprinted, pick up the daily programming schedule and have general questions answered.
All Attendees

The Class by Taryn Toomey

07:30 AM 08:30 AM White Elephant Ballroom at the White Elephant Village, 19 N. Water Street

Rain or shine, rev up your morning with a spiritual fitness class like nothing you have ever experienced.

Founding Teacher Jaycee Gossett will lead a session of The Class by Taryn Toomey. This method will challenge and enlighten you all while building an incredibly strong, lean, resilient body. The result is an expansive, heart-opening, body-strengthening release. @JayceeGossett @TheClassbyTT

Registration required. Sneakers recommended. No equipment necessary. Mats and water provided. Please arrive 15 minutes before class.
All Attendees

The Neighborhood Project

08:00 AM 09:30 AM Quiet Tent on the courtyard

Join us to experience a sample of one of our neighborhood project conversations. We’ll watch a short film and then just talk. If you’ve been curious about what this movement is all about, come see for yourself.

Feel free to grab your breakfast and bring it with you to the session.
2 groups; 12 people max per group. Registration required.
All Attendees

Stand-up Paddle Boarding

08:00 AM 09:30 AM Children's Beach

Start your day off right with a zen-filled morning stand-up paddle boarding through beautiful Nantucket Harbor.

All equipment and instruction provided by Levitate Surf Shack. No experience required. Meet on Children's Beach, directly across from the White Elephant.

10 spots per session. Registration required.
Sunday 8-8:45AM
Sunday 8:45-9:30AM
All Attendees

Intel VR Experience session 1—for more sessions today visit the library or see registration

08:00 AM 10:00 AM White Elephant Library off Terrace

Take a mindful breather and shed your stress in an immersive VR meditation experience from Intel.

Be guided through meditation exercises in the virtual world of Serenity Lake while biometric sensors measure your physical response. Intel AI will extrapolate your biometric data and visualize your unique meditation experience as a gorgeous, personalized work of art.

Advance registration requested. Walk ups allowed if there is an open spot. There are two sessions today:

  • 8-10 am
  • 12-1 pm

5 participants every 15 minutes.
We will inform you of your specific time slot within your chosen block.


All Attendees

Sunday Programming: Session I

10:00 AM 12:00 PM White Elephant Main Tent

Tim Armstrong, Gregg Renfrew & John Foley | Moshh | Ross Douthat | Ev Williams & Kelly Corrigan | Eliza McNitt | Brad Stevens

Lunch

12:00 PM 01:00 PM White Elephant Harbor Tent & Terrace

All Attendees

Sunday Programming: Session II

01:00 PM 03:00 PM White Elephant Main Tent

LaTonya Pinkard & Shannon Rohrer-Phillips | Acceptance | Donnie & Sharon Fritts | President George W. Bush | Kelly Corrigan