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Welcome to OPEN - A World of Ideas and Connections

Where Storytellers of the Past and Future Come to Share

We Invite You to Share, Learn, Chat, Laugh... maybe even Dance a bit

Community Dialogue starts with Finding Common Ground

Bridging Cultures Through Shared Experiences

Truth Seekers Partner to Enlighten and Inform

The World's Leading Minds on Nutrition Share the Stage at a Community Festival

Rebels and Pioneers Discuss the Future of Finance

Take Part in Hands-On Learning Experiences and Demonstrations

Attend Open Conversations and Share Your Perspective With Others

Through OPEN, the Community Actively Participates in Curating Themes

Leaders From All Facets of Life Participate in Shaping Dialogue

OPEN Embeds Distinguished Aresty Speakers Into Existing Conferences and Workshops

Take your Next Step on a Lifelong Learning Journey

Upcoming Events

Aug5
Aug5

Book Time at Brooker

10:30am - 11:00am

Aug11

4X Latina VC Summit

2:30pm - 3:00pm

Aug12

Book Time at Brooker

10:30am - 11:00am

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Stories

March 6, 2020

NPR's Marketplace host David Brancaccio talks Sharing Economy and Tectonic Shifts in Workforce

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February 7, 2020

Coding the Community: A City's Proposed Urban Agriculture Ordinance Meets the OPEN Wiki

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January 5, 2020

Urban Designer & Author Jeff Speck shares ideas on preservation and city uniqueness

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December 28, 2019

OPEN and NPR's 1A Partner to Host Live National Broadcast

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NPR's Marketplace host David Brancaccio talks Sharing Economy and Tectonic Shifts in Workforce

March 6, 2020

Coding the Community: A City's Proposed Urban Agriculture Ordinance Meets the OPEN Wiki

February 7, 2020

Urban Designer & Author Jeff Speck shares ideas on preservation and city uniqueness

January 5, 2020

OPEN and NPR's 1A Partner to Host Live National Broadcast

December 28, 2019

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Featured Learning

Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters (VOAD) Kickoff Meeting

Weedon Walkabout

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Trop Site Redevelopment Public Meeting #2

Photography Hike at Weedon Island

Learn more about preparing your landscape for the right climate

Speaker Series Florida and the Civil War

Riverview Pointe Preserve/DeSoto Nature and Plant ID Tour

Empowering Differences Through Photography

Virtual Poetry Open Mic with Keep St. Pete Lit

Archaeology in Central Florida

Mangrove Mindfulness at Weedon Island Preserve

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About OPEN

OPEN makes it easy to connect with ideas and thinkers in our midst and beyond. Explore themes, search for experiences, read, connect and partner with others.

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