This fall, the Fast Company Innovation Festival will bring extraordinary personalities together VIRTUALLY for surprising talks, hands-on workshops, unexpected performances and behind-the-scenes tours, designed to inspire creativity and innovation. We’re inviting you to join Keynote Sessions for free!

Tickets can be purchased here


In Conversation with Susan & Robert Downey Jr.

Monday, October 5 / 11:00 AM EST

Susan Downey and Robert Downey Jr., founders of production company Team Downey talk with Fast Company Editor-in-chief Stephanie Mehta about creativity, storytelling, and more.

One-on-One with Janelle Monáe

Tuesday, October 6 / 11:00 AM EST

Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, producer, and actress  Janelle Monae will participate in a wide-ranging conversation about  art and activism with Fast Company journalist KC Ifeanyi.

In Conversation with Chip & Joanna Gaines

Wednesday, October 7 / 11:00 AM EST

Joanna and Chip Gaines will join the Festival to discuss the forthcoming Magnolia Network, the newest venture in their burgeoning home and lifestyle portfolio. The Gaineses will preview the network’s programming slate, talk about their involvement as Chief Creative Officers, and share stories from their unique entrepreneurial journey.

In Conversation withMalala Yousafzai & Jessica Ewing

Thursday, October 8 / 11:00 AM EST

Activist and Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai and Literati founder and CEO Jessica Ewing discuss the persistent power of books in a digital world, and how literature can offer solace and camaraderie in tumultuous times.