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SOLD OUT | The Power of Storytelling 2019: Heal
Fri, 18 Oct ⏐8:00 am - Sat, 19 Oct ⏐9:00 pm
SOLD OUT | The Power of Storytelling 2019: Heal @ Radisson Blu Hotel
Join us on October 18-19 for the ninth edition of , one of the most important narrative and storytelling conferences in the world, built around the idea that stories can change our lives, communities and organizations.
Our theme this year is HEAL and we’re focusing on the power of stories to mend the world, patch our collective wounds and bring solace to our minds, bodies and divided communities.
16 world-renowned and award-winning storytellers from many creative fields – from media to arts, audio and documentary film – will share their experience and help us learn and value the use of storytelling in our civil society and life altogether.
Find out more about the speakers and register here: www.thepowerofstorytelling.org.
Here are the storytellers you’ll meet this October:
Lulu Miller is a Peabody-winning science journalist, co-founder of Invisibilia, a groundbreaking podcast about the invisible forces shaping human behavior.
Jacqui Banaszynski is a teacher and veteran reporter, winner of a Pulitzer Prize, editor of Nieman Storyboard, a site dedicated to the craft of storytelling.
Evan Ratliff is an award-winning author of The Mastermind, the gripping history of the rise and fall of a computer programmer turned drug lord.
Jonathan Gottschall is an author and editor of several books, including a memoir of training as a cage fighter, and The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human.
Jennifer Brandel is a conversation innovator in journalism, and CEO of Hearken, which helps the public have more power over how journalism is made.
Tatiana Țîbuleac is an author with an unmistakable voice. Her latest book, Grădina de sticlă, won the 2019 European Union Prize for Literature.
Aaron Lammer is the co-founder of Longform.org and the Longform podcast, both go to places for the best non-fiction work out there.
Max Linsky is a podcasting entrepreneur, co-founder of Pineapple Street Media and the Longform Podcast, co-host of With Her with Hillary Clinton.
Luke Dittrich is an award-winning journalist and author of Patient H.M. part memoir, past scientific history of how our brains make and lose memories.
Lipi Roy is a physician and writer interested in addiction, nutrition, and mindfulness, who worked with incarcerated, homeless people and earthquake victims.
Kate Samworth is an award-winning artist and illustrator interested in what the history of art reveals about our evolving understanding of the natural world.
Aaron Wickenden is an accomplished documentary editor who helped shape more than 15 films, including the Oscar nominated Finding Vivian Maier and Hail Satan.
Ann Marie Lipinski is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and curator of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University.
Ioanida Costache is an academic, musician, videographer, and Roma activist interested in the relationship between trauma, memory, and healing.
Patrick Brăila is a film director and activist, an important voice of the transgender community in Romania, and director of the autobiographical short, Abreast.
Robin Kwong is an award-winning journalist who leads a team of creative producers at The Financial Times looking for new ways to tell stories.
We thank our sponsors and partners for helping us spread the power of storytelling: UniCredit Bank Romania, Carrefour Romania, Telekom Romania, Globalworth, Silva, Regina Maria, FAN Courier.