Kentucky to the World’s (KTW) first Modern Thinkers Social Series programs was held on June 16, 2017. The Modern Thinkers Social Series is a fresh, unique experience designed specifically for young adults. It is comprised of two events, a half day event planned for middle school students and an evening event focused on young adults. This series employs ideas from models such as South by Southwest (SXSW) and Coachella by embracing the intellectual and cultural spectrums through the lens of unique Kentucky talent.