Video Transcript: Philadelphia magazine's ThinkFest 2016
Cars drive through a downtown Philadelphia intersection. A welcome sign stands outside the Convention Center as uplifting music plays.
ON SCREEN TEXT: THINKFEST
Welcome to Philadelphia
Inside the Convention Center, a huge banner hangs down from a railing on the top floor.
ON SCREEN TEXT: PHILADELPHIA MAGAZINE'S
DAVID LIPSON: We are at the Convention Center in Philadelphia, the Michael Nutter Theatre.
A plaque honors Michael A. Nutter. Next to small text details, his face is cast in bas-relief.
ON SCREEN TEXT: Michael A. Nutter Theatre
Inside the convention center, people explore different booths.
DAVID LIPSON: Brand-new location for "Philadelphia" Magazine's ThinkFest.
A sign promotes the event.
ON SCREEN TEXT: PHILADELPHIA MAGAZINE'S
PRESENTED BY UnitedHealthcare
David Lipson stands in front of an event poster and speaks to the camera. Text appears below.
ON SCREEN TEXT: David Lipson
Chairman & CEO Philadelphia Magazine
DAVID LIPSON: Today, we'll introduce around 400 people or so to visionaries.
Crowds move through the hallway. At a check-in table, a woman gives an attendee a wristband.
ThinkFest attendees shake hands and converse in small groups. Copies of "Philadelphia" magazine are stacked on a table.
DAVID LIPSON: People who have--have a dream, have an idea, have a new business idea, have a problem to solve...
In the theatre, two women sit in armchairs onstage in front of a packed audience. Beside them, a large wooden sign reads "ThinkFest."
DAVID LIPSON: And somehow have mustered the creativity, the grit, the determination to get it done.
The women onstage have a conversation. Text appears below.
ON SCREEN TEXT: Lucinda Duncalfe, CEO Monetate
The woman on the left, Madeline Bell, speaks. Text appears below.
ON SCREEN TEXT: Madeline Bell, President and CEO CHOP
MADELINE BELL: We just built a new primary care center at Broad and Morris Street in South Philadelphia.
Attendees walk through the Convention Center hallway. A woman grabs a beverage at a snack table.
In the theatre, John Middleton and Tom McGrath converse onstage. Text appears below.
ON SCREEN TEXT: John Middleton, Co-owner Philadelphia Phillies
TOM MCGRATH: My favorite part about ThinkFest is really just the collision of ideas and the different personalities and the different points of view that we get on all sorts of subject matters.
Outside the theatre, Tom McGrath speaks to the camera. Text appears below.
ON SCREEN TEXT: Tom McGrath, Chief Content & Strategy Officer Philadelphia Magazine
Onstage, a close-up shows the giant wooden ThinkFest sign.
In the theatre, two men converse before a large crowd.
TOM MCGRATH: It really is kind of a feast for the mind when you come to ThinkFest.
In the theatre, Katheryn Ott Lovell speaks at a podium. Text appears below.
ON SCREEN TEXT: Katheryn Ott Lovell, Commissioner Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
KATHERYN OTT LOVELL: Innovation in Fairmount Park continued when the Centennial Exhibition of 1876 was hosted in West Fairmount Park.
The audience applauds.
DAN TROPEANO: We have five pillars at UnitedHealthcare for our culture.
Dan Tropeano speaks to the camera. Text appears below.
ON SCREEN TEXT: Dan Tropeano, Executive Director UnitedHealthcare
DAN TROPEANO: And the reason why this is such a good pillar for us is, one of our pillars is innovation.
Onstage, Dipanjan Chatterjee stands and speaks to the audience. Text appears below.
ON SCREEN TEXT: Dipanjan Chatterjee, UnitedHealth Group
DAN TROPEANO: So our five pillars are integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance.
Dakota Crow addresses the crowd. Text appears below.
ON SCREEN TEXT: Dakota Crow, UnitedHealth Group
An artist draws an illustration in marker. On a corkboard, several finished drawings are displayed.
DAN TROPEANO: So it's just a perfect fit.
Above the drawings on the corkboard, a banner reads "UnitedHealthcare Big Idea Board."
DAN TROPEANO: I mean, it couldn't be a better fit for a company like UnitedHealthcare, who has innovation right at the forefront of everything it does.
Dan Tropeano continues speaking to the camera.
ThinkFest attendees work on laptops on a couch.
The view pans over a pillow with text printed on it.
ON SCREEN TEXT: Einstein
More than Medicine
JOAN GUBERNICK: This is an accumulation of the best and the brightest, the people that are thinking outside of the box.
In the theatre, Victor Navarro gives a presentation. Text appears below.
ON SCREEN TEXT: Victor Navarro, Medical Chair, Dept. of Transplantation Einstein Healthcare Network
Joan Gubernick speaks to the camera. Text appears below.
ON SCREEN TEXT: Joan Gubernick, Chief Marketing Officer Einstein Healthcare Network
JOAN GUBERNICK: The people that are having influence in Philadelphia.
In the theatre, Eric Goldstein gives a presentation. Text appears below.
ON SCREEN TEXT: Eric Goldstein, Executive Director King of Prussia District
JOAN GUBERNICK: It could be real estate. It could be health care. It could be social action.
ThinkFest attendees converse in small groups in the Convention Center.
JOAN GUBERNICK: But they're all here all day long, and we're very happy to be part of that.
A woman receives a massage at a booth.
The view pans over an Xfinity booth.
ON SCREEN TEXT: THINKFEST
Asa Khalif speaks to the camera. Text appears below.
ON SCREEN TEXT: Asa Khalif, Black Lives Matter Activist/Organizer
ASA KHALIF: It gives you a platform where you can actually have a conversation with individuals who may never speak to you, you know, or been in contact with a Black Lives Matter activist.
A large crowd listens as Asa converses with a woman onstage.
Asa continues speaking to the camera.
ASA KHALIF: So it is about coalition-building, and I was very humbled for the invitation.
Onstage, Apu Gupta speaks with another man.
APU GUPTA: This is a city that cares. Like, it cares so, so deeply, and I love that about this city.
The crowd listens with rapt attention.
APU GUPTA: Why I really care about ThinkFest is because it's a reflection of how deeply people care about Philly.
A glass tower rises over Philadelphia. A stoplight shines red on a downtown street.
ON SCREEN TEXT: PARK
APU GUPTA: That's a really unique thing, and the fact that people organized something like this...
Outside the Convention Center, banners promote "Philadelphia" magazine.
Inside, Apu Gupta speaks to the camera. Text appears below.
ON SCREEN TEXT: Apu Gupta, CEO & Co-Founder Curalate
APU GUPTA: To bring so many people together who care so deeply about the future of our city and the future of our home, is really important to me.
A woman ties colorful string to a silhouette of Philadelphia's skyline printed on a large poster. Above the skyline, the various strings connect to four goals.
ON SCREEN TEXT: IMPROVE THE SCHOOLS
CREATE MORE JOBS
CLOSE THE INCOME GAP
Tamala Edwards speaks to the camera. Text appears below.
ON SCREEN TEXT: Tamala Edwards, News Anchor 6 ABC
TAMALA EDWARDS: I think if you're a journalist, the idea to go someplace with people who just want to think and discuss and talk--it's catnip. How can you not go?
In the theatre, Jeff Yass gives a presentation. Photos and text appear on the screen behind him.
ON SCREEN TEXT: SCHOOL CHOICE
Jeff Yass, Founding Partner The Susquehanna International Group
TAMALA EDWARDS: I think the idea of a day packed full of smart people taking on big topics and a chance to participate in that sounded great.
Tamala continues speaking to the camera.
ThinkFest attendees walk past a banner. In the hallway behind them, colorful canvases stand on easels.
ON SCREEN TEXT: WELCOME TO
In a conference room, people socialize. A man pours a drink.
Onstage, a boys' choir performs, wearing green suit jackets and ties. Text appears below.
ON SCREEN TEXT: Keystone State Boychoir
ANDREW MCKENZIE: To me, one of the most important parts about ThinkFest is that ideas are really the currency of growth.
Andrew McKenzie speaks to the camera. Text appears below.
ON SCREEN TEXT: Andrew McKenzie, Chief Marketing Officer UnitedHealthcare
ANDREW MCKENZIE: And we have had community representatives...
Onstage, Allan Domb gives a speech.
ON SCREEN TEXT: Allan Domb, City Councilman At-Large; Owner Allan Domb Real Estate
ANDREW MCKENZIE: We have had politicians. We have had businesses. And so everybody is coming together to share their version and their ideas...
Onstage, Hallie Jackson and Sasha Issenberg sit in armchairs.
ON SCREEN TEXT: Hallie Jackson, NBC News
Sasha Issenberg, Author & Journalist
Andrew continues speaking to the camera.
ANDREW MCKENZIE: Which really shows the strong fabric that this can create for the Philadelphia community.
In downtown Philadelphia, a white flag features the "Philadelphia" magazine logo, which is a white letter P in a black circle. The towering glass skyscraper of One Liberty Place rises in the distance.
The screen fades to white, and text appears.
ON SCREEN TEXT: ThinkFest in a word
ThinkFest attendees address the camera in a series of quick shots.
BOYS' CHOIR MEMBER: Stupendous.