Samantha Gust, CDC Assistant Director, was awarded one of 50 Bush Foundation scholarships from people in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota to attend PopTech, one of the nation’s premier thought forums committed to exploring our best possible future. Speakers and participants hail from all corners of the world, and the multi-day program is designed around immersive and enriching experiences that include cutting-edge presentations, interactive sessions, shared meals, fireside chats in front of real fireplaces, late-night debates, stargazing and much more. Forbes recently cited PopTech as 2018’s most inspirational conference.