Summit on Healthcare: Addressing Affordability, Access and Quality In a Broken System

Summit on Healthcare: Addressing Affordability, Access and Quality  In a Broken System

On January 29, 2016 Charlie Gibson, veteran television journalist and news anchor, moderated the Summit’s first day program of speakers and panelists— nationally respected medical and healthcare experts—who addressed a broad spectrum of healthcare issues: cost; access; value; technological advances; medical and non-medical determinants of health; politics; and “patient first” innovations in care. 

For every American child 3-years old or younger, any job he or she will have in the future does not exist today

For every American child 3-years old or younger, any job he or she will have in the future does not exist today

On November 20, 2015 national experts on education engaged with local educators, administrators and Hilton Head Institute members to discuss American education.  Keynote speaker, Dr. Jim Wagner, President, Emory University, Atlanta, framed the overarching question: “Why do we educate our children?”

Nearly 200 People Gather On Hilton Head Island To Participate In Hilton Head Institute’s “Courageous Conversations”

Nearly 200 People Gather On Hilton Head Island To Participate In Hilton Head Institute’s “Courageous Conversations”

Nearly 200 people from throughout the region, and across the country, gathered on Hilton Head Island last week for an opportunity to participate in The Forum: Courageous Conversations on America’s Future. 

Speech: George McDonald at the Hilton Head Institute

Speech: George McDonald at the Hilton Head Institute

On May 14th, hundreds of thought leaders, chief executives, and philanthropists gathered at the Hilton Head Institute for its annual forum.  The Doe Fund’s founder and president, George McDonald, delivered the evening’s keynote address.

Hilton Head Institute Gives Us a Glimpse Into the Future

Hilton Head Institute Gives Us a Glimpse Into the Future

By Jeff Bradley

What will the world hold for future generations? The question has been asked by people throughout human history. However, the technological advances that we’ve experienced in our lifetime makes that question harder to answer than ever before.

Digital Disruption & the Death of Story-telling

Digital Disruption & the Death of Story-telling

Professor and media theorist Douglas Rushkoff (and the Forum Speaker) contends that social media, Big Data and digital technology, in general, are hampering rather than helping marketers’ abilities to connect with consumers.

"RAI Matters" A Letter from Nigel Bowles, Forum Speaker

"RAI Matters" A Letter from Nigel Bowles, Forum Speaker

With ninety events having taken place here in Hilary Term 2015, the RAI has enjoyed not just the busiest term in its history but one of its most successful. The term closed by our welcoming the Oxford Literary Festival to the RAI: we thank Sally Bayley and Sally Dunsmore for making the Festival’s event here possible.

Member-To-Member Profile: Graham Covington

Member-To-Member Profile: Graham Covington

Graham Covington co-founded Minds Matter of Portland in 2005, recognizing a need to help highly motivated, economically disadvantaged high school students gain admission and financial aid to four-year colleges and universities.  In addition to his role at Minds Matter of Portland, he is also the Managing Principal of Grease Consulting LLC, a west coast-based management consultancy.

Hilton Head Institute: Fast Forward: From the Early Days of Hilton Head as a Cutting Edge Community to our New Cutting Edge Intellectual Opportunity

Hilton Head Institute: Fast Forward: From the Early Days of Hilton Head as a Cutting Edge Community to our New Cutting Edge Intellectual Opportunity

I am one of the lucky ones, I experienced the thrill and pride of being on Hilton Head Island when we were creating a new paradigm for resort communities in the early 70’s. People from all over the world came to us and asked our opinions. There was electricity in the air.

What the Hilton Head Institute Means to Me … and to My Grandchildren

What the Hilton Head Institute Means to Me … and to My Grandchildren

We all know that life today feels so much differently than the lives of our parents and grandparents.  While earlier generations had a pretty clear view of the future, life today feels far less certain – with everything happening now, “in real time”– and with far less predictability than ever before. 

Jim Allhusen, Vice Chair Of The Hilton Head Institute, Interviewed By Bill Edwards On Newsradio 1290 WTKS-AM, Savannah's Newsradio

Jim Allhusen, Vice Chair Of The Hilton Head Institute, Interviewed By Bill Edwards On Newsradio 1290 WTKS-AM, Savannah's Newsradio

Jim Allhusen, Vice Chair of the Hilton Head Institute, was interviewed by well-known talk radio host Bill Edwards on WTKS-AM, the Savannah based news talk radio station. 

Turtles from the Shells

Turtles from the Shells

The end of the world really did happen, just like the Mayans said; but not in the way we thought

When I was a kid I saw a television documentary about the life cycle of the turtle. I remember only the beginning, when the baby turtles hatch from their shells and begin running down the beach toward the ocean. Thousands of baby turtles, enthusiastically and frantically wriggling their way to the water, just seconds after being born.