Monday, June 16, 2014

10:30 AM Check-In, Meet and Greet
11:00 AM Welcome & Introduction to Singularity University
11:15 PM Exponential Technology & Solving Humanity’s Grand Challenges
12:30 PM Lunch with SU Startup Companies & Faculty
1:30 PM How We Leverage for Impact
2:45 PM Disruptive Technology & Global Impact
4:00 PM 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.
6:30 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.



Environment     Food             Energy


Water               Security          Poverty


Education        Health            Space



  • 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