The Lovett 
Learning Institute 

Towards A flourishing Future

8:00 AM–3:15 PM

What can we learn from current brain science
that will help us 
prepare students to lead us towards a flourishing future?

Conference Strands 

     •   Fostering Creativity 
     •   Shifting Mental Models 
     •   Moral Decision-Making


     •   7:30 am: Breakfast and Registration, 
          Hendrix-Chenault Theater Lobby
     •   8:00 am: Keynote and Simulation 
     •   11:10 am: Lunch
     •   12:15–2:30 pm: Breakout Workshops
     •   2:45 pm: Closing Notes

Workshop Leaders 
  •  Jay Van Bavel is an Associate Professor of Psychology & Neural Science at New York University. He has published award-winning research on how collective concerns—group identities, moral values, and political beliefs—shape the brain and behavior.
  • Jaimie P. Cloud is the founder and president of the Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education in New York City. The Cloud Institute is dedicated to the vital role of education in creating awareness, fostering commitment, and guiding actions toward a healthy, secure and sustainable future for ourselves and for future generations.
  • Patricio Ramal is a Research and Solutions Consultant and Facilitator with the NeuroLeadership Institute. He has more than 20 years of combined experience in consulting, leadership, and management, and he has taught in top universities in the United States, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. 

The Lovett Learning Institute is made possible by a challenge grant from the Edward E. Ford Foundation and several generous donors. 
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