Monday, January 9, 2017


Labs@LightCity will host 125 sessions with national and local thinkers. Be on the lookout for announcements of the full lineup of great speakers in the next few weeks! 

Learn, Network, Be Heard.
WHEN: April 3-8, 2017
Columbus Center

Be part of REAL discussions with leading national and local thought leaders about how, together, we can build a more equitable and responsible society. We’ll explore the innovations that will power our futures, bring communities together, and uplift us all. Each Lab includes compelling Keynote speakers, interactive panel discussions, unmatched networking, afternoon socials and more!

Announced speakers coming to Lab@LightCity

Dr. Leyla Acaroglu
United Nations Champion of the

Dale Dougherty

Dale Dougherty
Founder and CEO Maker Media

Luvvie Ajayi
New York Times best-selling author
and blogger

Dr. Mukherjee

Siddhartha Mukherjee
Pulitzer Prize-winning scientist

Marcus Samuelsson

Alec Ross
New York Times best-selling author

Marcus Samuelsson
International Chef and Restaurateur

Complete schedule to be announced in January 2017!

TICKETS: $149 for each Lab.
Save your seat now and receive these FREE bonuses:

FREE - Parking pass for the official Labs@LightCity garage

FREE - Book from a Labs@LightCity speaker-author

FREE - 2 drinks during the afternoon social

FREE - Limited edition Light City T-Shirt 

*Early Bird Bonuses available while supplies last.

Register Now to Save Your Seat

Go Behind the Scenes
Community leaders are curating the speakers, sessions and activities for Labs@LightCity.  Go behind the scenes to hear from them on our YouTube channel.

Labs@LightCity Luminary Program

Tickets for All
The Labs@LightCity are a convening for everyone. Community members who wish to attend but cannot afford the price of a ticket can apply to join us as a Light City Luminary. Luminaries participate fully in all aspects of their selected Lab. Click here to apply.

Get One/Give One
Let’s bring as many voices as possible into the Labs@LightCity conversation. You can contribute to a Luminary ticket - a portion or an entire ticket! - with a contribution for a local Luminary at the end of the ticket purchase process.




Light City Lead Partners