|The series brings together thought leaders to share forward-looking perspectives in the areas of health, social and environmental policy, and international development.|
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Newseum, Washington D.C.
Mega storms pounding the coasts. Huge oil spills disrupting marine ecosystems. Local economies challenged. How do we restore and protect fragile coasts while balancing the needs of affected communities? What does the science say? What actions are needed now?
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Created to expand healthcare coverage, lower costs, improve health and give Americans more choice, has the Affordable Care Act (ACA) fulfilled its promise? Distinguished speakers joined in a dialogue on lessons learned and what it means for the future of healthcare.
Monday, November 16, 2015
This forum explored some of the innovative global actions being taken to build low-carbon, climate-resilient cities. The event focused on the evolving global landscape for climate change finance, including the role of co-benefits in securing funds to mitigate and adapt to climate impacts.
Is Housing Stability Essential for Family Well-Being?
A Forum on the Implications of the Family Options Study
Monday, September 21, 2015
This event featured a dialogue prompted by new evidence from the Family Options Study on the effects of providing permanent housing subsidies to homeless families. The forum addressed the results of the study, the effects of stable housing on child and family well-being, and the policy implications.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Abt Associates convened the first event in its Bold Thinker Series by holding a panel discussion focusing on the increasingly important role public-private partnerships are playing in improving health and economic well-being on a global scale. A diverse group of thought leaders explored the future of public-private partnerships beyond 2015, and how to create an environment that encourages innovation from local private sector entities.