The Arthur C. Clarke Foundation Welcomes You!

Sir Arthur C. Clarke was an engineer, futurist and humanist who lived by the precept that it is our personal responsibility to use all our cognitive and creative capabilities to imagine past today to shape a better tomorrow.

The Arthur C. Clarke foundation proudly honors his legacy by sparking our imaginations, and daring to fuse our experience, creativity and expertise to think differently at the annual Unleash Imagination program. We invite you to explore this site for the legacy of Sir Arthur, information on the foundation, and details on this year’s exciting Unleash Imagination evening of events!

Unleash Imagination

Shape the Future

Arthur C. Clarke Awards and the Clarke Conversation on Imagination
November 17, 2021
Embassy of France, Washington, D.C.
Reception, Dinner, and Awards Program

Save the Date!

Plan to attend our LIVE event in Washington D.C.

We’re excited to invite you back in person to our LIVE event this year, where our moderator will lead our distinguished panel of Arthur C. Clarke Awardees through the Clarke Conversation on Imagination.

Please save the date and plan to reignite your own imagination along with our 2021 Arthur C. Clarke Award.

Nominate a Future Awardee!

Now you can place your nomination for a future Arthur C. Clarke awardee candidate. Past awardees range from scientists, science fiction authors, to physicists, business leaders, entrepreneurs and technologists including Elon Musk, Ursula Le Guin, Stephen Hawking, Vinton Cerf, Brian Lamb, George R.R. Martin, CERN and so many more.

Click here for the full list of past awardees, or click below and submit your nomination now!

Pictured,from the left: George R.R. Martin, Margaret Atwood, Martin Rees, Stephen Hawking, Cixin Liu, Jill Tarter, Irwin Jacobs, Mark Dankberg, Fred Ordway III.

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