Schedule / Program

2024 Schedule & Program is NOW LIVE! 

See calendar below and click on individual time blocks for full details and descriptions. A link to a printable version of the program is also below.

The full selection of talks available for livestreaming is still TBD pending author permissions.

Conference Schedule


2024 Writers & Presenters

Be Inspired.

Padma Lakshmi
Judy Blume
Tommy Orange
Jonathan Eig
Mikhail Zygar
Anne Lamott
Erik Larson
Alejandra Campoverdi
Dennis Lehane
Ayana Mathis
Tiya Miles
Jean Hanff Korelitz
Niall Ferguson
Kaveh Akbar
Clarissa Ward
Rabbi Sharon Brous
James Shapiro
Ruth Reichl
Firoozeh Dumas
Jeffrey Rosen
Justice Stephen Breyer
Maggie O’Farrell
Kristin Hannah
Vinson Cunningham
Margaret Atwood
Drew Gilpin Faust
Paul Muldoon
John Vaillant
David Miliband

Please Note: The views, opinions, and positions expressed by SVWC speakers and attendees are the speakers’ and attendees’ own and do not necessarily reflect those of SVWC, its founders, board members, staff, or volunteers.