Singularity University and [email protected] to host “Designing The Future 2012” on July 27 at NASA Research Park, 5:30pm – 9:30pm
Designing The Future will feature a networking reception with interactive demos, keynote presentations and panel conversations exploring the vital role of women as entrepreneurs, humanitarians, artists, scientists and technologists in creating positive global change through design and innovation.
Host: Susan Fonseca, Founding Architect SU | Founder/CEO, [email protected]
Innovation + Technology: How Women and Girls Are Designing the Future
Ray Kurzweil, Futurist Inventor Author | Founder Singularity University
Design Innovation + Health
Hannah Chung, Co-Founder Jerry the Bear | Co-Founder Design for America
Innovation + Funding Women-Led Ventures
Moderator: Deborah Perry Piscione, Entrepreneur & Creator of Alley to the Valley
Kay Koplovitz, Founder, USANetworks & Sci-Fi Channel
Lakshmi Pratury, Host & Curator, INKTalks.com
Introduction by KristinaMaria T-Gutierrez, GSP12 Student | Co-Founder [email protected]
Simulation + Design
Michelle Khine, Founding Scientist & CTO Fluxion Biosciences & Founder, Shrink Nano-Technology
Introduction by Joy Boulamwini, Co-Founder Techturized | 2012 Fulbright Fellow | Google Scholar
Designing The Future in 3D
Moderator: Scott Summit, Founder, Bespoke Innovations & SU Faculty-Biotech
Amy Purdy, Co-Founder, Adaptive Active Sports | Paralympic Snowboarding Champion
Ping Fu, Founder & CEO, Geomagic
Featuring Ray Kurzweil interviewed by daughter Amy Kurzweil
Join us on July 27 and be part of [email protected] founding community as we identify, connect and explore opportunities to empower female game-changers designing the future and disrupting the status quo.
WHEN: Friday | July 27, 2012
5:00pm Registration Opens
5:30pm – 6:30pm Reception | Networking | Interactive Demo
6:30pm – 9:30pm: Program
9:30pm – 10:30pm Cocktail Reception
Building 152 | Dailey Road | Moffett Field, California
About [email protected](www.womenatthefrontier) [email protected] is an emerging global network of game-changers unleashing exponential technology. As pioneers, catalysts, connectors from all sectors, [email protected] featuring women at the cutting edge of their industry —launching social enterprises, shifting mindset and inspiring the next generation of leaders. Through global events and media, [email protected] will feature game-changers through national and international platforms to ensure the voices and experiences of women are heard and added to global conversations relevant to addressing the biggest problems of our time.
About Singularity University (www.singularityu.org) Singularity University (SU) is an interdisciplinary university whose mission is to educate and inspire leaders on the development of exponentially advancing technologies in order to solve humanity’s grand challenges. With the support of leaders in academia, business and government, the goal of SU is to stimulate groundbreaking, disruptive thinking to solve some of our planet’s most pressing challenges. SU is based at the NASA Ames Research Park in Silicon Valley.
About NASA Research Park (NRP) (http://www.nasa.gov)
NASA Research Park is a world-class, shared-use research and development campus in association with government entities, academia, industry and non-profit organizations. Located at Moffett Field, in California’s Silicon Valley, the NASA Ames Center is one of ten NASA field centers, surrounded by a cluster of high-tech companies, start-ups, world-class universities and national laboratories. NRP also has strong expertise and facilities in support of fundamental space biology, biotechnology, aerospace and thermal protection systems, small satellite missions, nanotechnology, simulation and modeling, wind tunnels, air traffic management and human factors research.
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