The Falmouth Forum series hit the airwaves for the 2020-21 season in collaboration with WCAI, the Cape, Coast, and Islands NPR station. Forum speakers were joined by host Mindy Todd on “The Point” for discussion and listener Q&A. 

Sponsored in part by The Falmouth Fund of The Cape Cod Foundation.

9/3/20 - “Insights from Novel Research Organisms: From Crustacean Limbs to the Beauty of Butterflies”

Nipam Patel, Director Marine Biological Laboratory

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10/1/20 - “Cape Symphony: Composing a New Future in a Changing World"

Jung-Ho Pak, Artistic Director & Conductor Cape Symphony

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11/5/20 - “The Age of Living Machines: How Biology Will Build the Next Technology Revolution”

Susan Hockfield, Author and Former President, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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12/3/20 - “Refugees and Migrants, A Test for Civilization”

James Purcell, Author and Former Director of the Bureau of Refugee Programs

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1/7/21 - "The Future of Education, Skills, and Work—Staying Relevant in a World Changing Faster Than Ever"

Ben Pring, VP, Head of Thought Leadership & Managing Director Center for the Future of Work, Cognizant

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2/4/21 - A discussion with NASA Astronaut Suni Williams

Sunita Williams, Captain, U.S. Navy, Ret.; NASA Astronaut

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3/4/21 - “Epidemics and Society: From the Black Death to the Present”

Frank Snowden, Author and Andrew Downey Orrick Professor Emeritus of History & History of Medicine Yale University

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4/1/21 - "Immigration, A New Era"

Mahsa Khanbabai, Esq. Immigration and Naturalization Law; Chair (New England Chapter) American Immigration Lawyers Association

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4/30/21 - "Wildlands and Woodlands: A Vision for Sustaining Forested and Natural Landscapes"

David Foster, Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at Harvard, Director of Harvard Forest
Zoe Cardon, Senior Scientist, Marine Biological Laboratory Ecosystems Center 

In Collaboration with the 300 Committee Falmouth

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6/3/21 - “Managing Horseshoe Crab Conservation in a time of COVID”

Norman Wainwright, Director of Research and Development, Microbial Solutions, Charles River Laboratories

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