1Future Forum

1st Annual Event:  September 7,8 & 9

Local participants are free, use promo code: 1FutureLocal

Taking place in Hurleyville, NY, 1Future Forum is the inaugural gathering of thought leaders and cultural programming to celebrate innovation and disruption. The event is an opportunity to engage social and environmental issues important to local residents and around the globe while discovering regional and global artists. The forum will build inclusive relationships and sustainable development across race, gender and disability lines. Learn! Connect! Share! Act!

Friday, Sept 7

5:00 pm | Check-in Hurleyville Arts Centre

6:00 -7:30 pm | Arrival | 5Rhythms open dance session lead by Stephanie Diamond

7:30 pm | Opening  | Hurleyville Arts Centre Ballroom

8:30-10:30 Music by Bethany & Rufus, featuring master Haitian drummer Bonga Jean-Baptiste, and Talking Fire | Hurleyville Arts Centre Cinema Stage  ** RSVP Free or Suggested Donation

Saturday, Sept 8

9:00 am – 11:00 pm | Breakfast *Housed Participants*

11:15 am | Hurleyville Tour with county Historian John Conway | Gallery 222

12:30 – 2pm |  Discussion | Small Town Economies of the 21st Century | Lunch of farm-to-table cuisine. Conversation on the jobs of the 21st century in small town America. Makers Lab Innovation Incubator

2:00 – 3:30 pm | Wellness Break | Yoga or Nature Walk | Hurleyville Arts Centre, 12 Railroad Ave, Hurleyville, NY 12747 | Yoga led by Erin Dudley

3:30 – 5:00 pm | “Survivors” | Gallery 222 at 222 Main St | Solo exhibition of new artworks by Cannon Hersey

5:15 – 6:45 pm | Roundtable Conversation + Snacks & Drinks | Hurleyville Arts Centre | Hurleyville Art Centre, 1Future, and the Disruptor Foundation.

7:00 pm | Leimay, sculptural dance performance

7:30 – 8:30 pm | Film screening of Disruptor Awards / 1Future short clips | Hosted By Cannon Hersey and Craig Hatkoff, co-founder of Tribeca Film Festival + Disruptor Foundation | Hurleyville Arts Centre Cinema

8:30 pm | Dinner | Pickled Owl or Frankie & Johnny’s (at participants’ own expense)
Where: Pickled Owl or Frankie & Johnny’s (at participants’ own expense)

9:00 – 11:00pm | Gathering | Hurleyville Arts Centre
Ambient electronic music by: archetyp, Todd Sines, Interval / NY and Projections by 1Future, Peter Bill, Taku Nishimae and Junchen Huang

Sunday, Sept 9

9:00 – 11:00 am | Buffet Spread Breakfast  *Housed Participants*

10:30 am – 11:30 pm | Yoga Session with Hosh Yoga | Hurleyville Arts Centre

12:30 – 1:30 pm | Disruptor Dialogue | Hurleyville Arts Centre. With local change makers, Craig Hatkoff, and Irwin Kula. Invited: Catskills Mountainkeeper, BALLE local economies network, Good Work Institute.

1:30- 2:00 pm | Closing Circle

1:30-2:45 pm | Hurleyville Survivor Tree Planting Ceremony for 9-11 saplings 

1:30 pm | The History of the Survivor Tree Film loop in HAC Cinema |

2:00 pm | Ceremony at 9/11 tree at Rail Trail Head


Hurleyville Arts Centre

A local event & arts centre where multi-cultural, intergenerational, and all abilities are represented through storytelling, film, dance, theater and music.

Disruptor Foundation

Disruptor Foundation is co-founded by Craig Hatkoff, Irwin Kula and Professor Clayton Christensen in 2009, the Disruptor Foundation is a private 501(C)3 non-profit whose mission is to raise awareness of and encourage the advancement of disruptive innovation theory and its application in societally-critical domains.


A creative agency and online platform that produces high-quality media, art and events to drive social change. By connecting artists and innovators, activists and audiences with stories of historical and global impact, 1Future has has a four-point engagement model: Learn, Create, Share and Act.


Hosh Yoga and Hosh Kids are NY-based wellness organizations that deliver cost-effective and fairly-priced yoga and  enrichment programs for thousands of children, adults, and seniors throughout the NYC community.


Created by Gabrielle Roth and practiced by tens of thousands worldwide, 5Rhythms® is a philosophy, perspective, and a dynamic dance practice rooted in the principle that if you put the psyche in motion it will heal itself.

The Center for Discovery

At The Center, people with disabilities work hard to find a way forward as they shape lives of meaning.The Center’s Hurleyville Project is a collaboration of area residents, public and private partners to create a model of healthy living for people, the land and the region’s economy.