Monday, June 16, 2014
||Check-In, Meet and Greet
||Welcome & Introduction to Singularity University
||Exponential Technology & Solving Humanity’s Grand Challenges
||Lunch with SU Startup Companies & Faculty
||How We Leverage for Impact
||Disruptive Technology & Global Impact
||Reception with 2014 Graduate Studies Program (GSP) Participants and Faculty
- Mingle with amazing entrepreneurs, scientists and leaders from around the world.
- Starting at 5:00 PM, transition to the Computer History Museum in Mountain View to attend the GSP Opening Ceremony. Participants can take the shuttle from SU from 5:00-6:30 PM or drive directly to the Museum, a 5-8 minute drive with ample parking on-site. The shuttle returns from the museum to SU from 9:00-10:00 PM.
||Opening Ceremony, Graduate Studies Program (GSP)
- The Opening Ceremony is the official launch of the Graduate Studies Program (GSP), a 10-week collaborative experience exposing participants to a culture of innovation and exploration through world-class curriculum, hands-on training workshops, interactive group discussions, behind-the-scene tours at emerging startups and onsite visits at major technology companies. During the second half of the program, participants form team projects focused on solving Global Grand Challenges.
- At the SU Labs Startup Showcase, meet SU companies impacting millions to billions of people.
Technologies—Artificial Intelligence & Robotics, Biotechnology, Nanotechnology and Networks & Computing Systems—that demonstrate continued accelerating growth of capabilities (speed, efficiency, cost-effectiveness or power), driven both by advances in the individual technologies themselves, as well as through their interplay and synergies.
GLOBAL GRAND CHALLENGES
Environment Food Energy
Water Security Poverty
Education Health Space
EXPERIENCE OUR GSP OPENING CEREMONY
- Peter H. Diamandis, MD—Co-Founder & Chairman, Singularity University; Founder, Chairman & CEO, X PRIZE Foundation
- Rob Nail—Associate Founder & CEO, Singularity University
- Nicholas Haan—Director of Global Grand Challenges, Singularity University
- Sandy Miller—Entrepreneurship Track Co-Chair & Labs Managing Director, Singularity University
- David Roberts—Faculty, Singularity University
- … And More