The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in Pictures

From nobel economists to Facebook's cofounder to Gen. Stanley McChrystal, The Daily Beast Innovators Summit saw global idea leaders convene to find common causes—and solutions. By Randall Lane.

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Azul Airlines Chairman and CEO David Neeleman, Gen. Stanley McChrystal, D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee, Niall Ferguson, Tina Brown, and IMG Chairman and CEO Theodore Forstmann at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Musician Kermit Ruffins performing at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Harold Ford, Jr., Howard Kurtz, Leslie Sanchez, James Carville and George Stephanopoulos during the closing session of The Daily Beast's Innovator's Summit to Reboot America in New Orleans Saturday, October 23, 2010.

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Braddock, Pennsylvania's Mayor John Fetterman is interviewed by Dan Senor at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Spike Lee at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Callie McBreen, designer Diane von Furstenberg, Tina Brown and daughter Izzy Evans during cocktail hour outside of the Hotel Monteleone during The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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The Daily Beast's Margaret Hoover, John Avlon, Tunku Varadarajan, Peter Beinart, Randall Lane, Tina Brown and Sir Harold Evans during the closing session of the Innovator's Summit to Reboot America in New Orleans Saturday, October 23, 2010.

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Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, David Neeleman, Theodore Forstmann, Michelle Rhee, and history professor Niall Ferguson at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Financial Times Managing Editor Gillian Tett, John Kao (Chairman, Institute for Large Scale Innovation), and David Neeleman at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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A local New Orleans drum corps perform during The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Joseph Stiglitz, Niall Ferguson, and Peter Peterson backstage at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Attendees enjoy lunch during The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Michelle Rhee at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Attendees at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Sheila Bair, Joseph Stiglitz, and Peter Orszag at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Former Mayor of Medellin, Colombia, Sergio Farajado speaks at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Co-anchor of Good Morning America's Weekend Edition Bianna Golodryga.

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Sean Parker, Lori Senecal, Lauren Zalaznick, and Michael Mendenhall speak on a panel moderated by Ken Auletta at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Co-Director of the Advancement Project in Los Angeles Connie Rice speaks during The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Sir Harold Evans interviews Glenn Hutchins at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Guests during cocktail hour outside of the Hotel Monteleone at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Tina Brown speaks with Cheryl Dorsey, president of Echoing Green at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Sean Parker being interviewed at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Sasha Masakowski performs at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Michael Mendenhall speaking at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Barry Diller with Ken Auletta at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Dan Senor, Founder of Rosemont Capital, and his wife, Campbell Brown attend The Daily Beast's Innovators Summit: Reboot America! at Mardi Gras World East on October 21, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana

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Shane Robison speaks at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Co-anchor of Good Morning America’s Weekend Edition Bianna Golodryga interviews designer and president of the Council of Fashion Designers of America Diane von Furstenberg at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 22.

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Treme co-creator David Simon and Tina Brown at the Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 21.

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Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer interviews New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu on October 21.

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Mardi Gras Indians lead attendees into the opening dinner during the Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 21.

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Latoya Cantrell, president of Broadmoor Improvement Association and Broadmoor Development Corp., at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 21.

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The Wire star Wendell Pierce and guests at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 21.

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Guests attending the opening dinner on October 21.

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Author Walter Isaacson interviews Treme co-creator David Simon, New Orleans educator Cherice Harrison-Nelson, actor Wendell Pierce, and New Orleans Saints owner Rita Benson LeBlanc on the "Culture as a Political Act" panel at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit on October 21.

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Maureen Orth, special correspondent for Vanity Fair, and Bob Schieffer, chief Washington correspondent for CBS News, during cocktail hour at The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans on October 21.

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Attendees look at floats during The Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans, LA on October 21st, 2010.