About the Keynote

Theater of Public Policy (click here for their website) uses live improvisational theater to bring public policy issues and debates to life. Each show features a leading thinker on a particular issue. We’ll interview each guest to find out their approach and solutions to a particular issue.
All of the ideas and challenges brought up in this conversation serve as
the inspiration for the improvised scenes to follow. The improvisers tasks
are not be to make light of the issues or mock the players involved. Instead, scenes make the previous conversation come to life with living,
breathing characters in the situations described. The scenes also explore what the implications of the problem and/or proposed solution might be.