Utopic Live

A conference full of people solving the World’s Biggest Problems.

Who: Ambitious Optimists
When: TBD
Where: On A Lake in Michigan

Featuring: Utopic Debates

Instead of panel discussions or speeches, our main events are competitive debates.

Rules: Lincoln—Douglas debates. One hour per topic. One on One.

Debaters TBD

Three Days to Change the World — And Your Life

New Ideas Every Hour

No slide decks or polished speeches. Just smart people debating their biggest ideas.

Inspiring People Every Day

Don’t come here to close deals. Meet your new best friends and intellectual sparring partners.

Unique Events Each Night

Not another place to drink with strangers. We organize engaging group activities each night.

This idea is a work-in-progress. If you’d like to help plan this event, DM me @neilthanedar on Twitter.

Published by Neil Thanedar

Neil Thanedar is an entrepreneur, investor, scientist, altruist, and author. He is the founder & GP of Utopic, a pre-seed biotech VC fund investing in the future of science. He is also the founder & chairman of Air to All, a 501(c)3 nonprofit medical device startup, and Labdoor, a consumer watchdog with $7M+ in funding and 20M+ users. He previously co-founded Avomeen Analytical Services, a product development and testing lab acquired for $30M+ in 2016. He has also served as Executive Director of The Detroit Partnership and Senior Advisor to his father Shri Thanedar in his campaigns for Governor, State Representative, and US Congress in Michigan.