WTSA 2011


Date:



Place:



Location:

Oct 25 - Oct 26, 2011



Time & Life Building



New York, USA

1271 Avenue of the Americas
(50th Street and 6th Avenue)

2011 WORLD TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT AGENDA


The program for the 2011 World Technology SUMMIT (October 25/26) -- held at the TIME Conference Center in the TIME & LIFE Building -- will include: keynote speakers, panel discussions/roundtables, a fascinating workshop; and a varied series of on-stage "demos"/presentations from 2011 World Technology Award nominees and other innovators (in addition to our on-the-floor exhibits).

The program for the 2011 World Technology AWARDS gala (the evening of Oct. 26) -- held at the UNITED NATIONS* -- will include: a celebration of the most innovative people and companies in the world (plus musical performance). And... an immense amount of excitement.

"Survive 2012 • Prepare for 2021"



DAY ONE (October 25)
TIME Conference Center, 8th floor

8:45 a.m. – 8:50 a.m

Welcoming Remarks - TIME magazine

8:50 a.m. – 9:45 a.m

OPENING KEYNOTE : James p. Clark

 

James Clark

Founder/Chairman, The World Technology Network

9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m

1:1 INTERVIEW: James Gleick

James Gleick
author, "The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood"; former National Book Award winner, Pulitzer Prize finalist.

 

10:15 a.m. – 10:25 a.m

DEMO/PRESENTATION

10.25 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.

Networking Break in Exhibits Gallery


10:55 a.m. – 11:05 a.m

DEMO/PRESENTATION

11:05 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

DEMO/PRESENTATION

11:15 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.

SPEAKER: Marco Tempest

Marc Tempest

Technoillusionist and Winner, 2010 Merlin Award for Best Contemporary Magician

11:35 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.

SPEAKER: Art Kleiner

Art Kleiner

Editor, Strategy & Business magazine; and scenario planner

"Greatest Hopes, Fears, & Expectations for 2021:  
What Has to Happen in 2012 to Realize Those Hopes?"

12:35 a.m. – 1:35 p.m

LUNCH

1:15 p.m. – 1:35 p.m.

LUNCH SPEAKER: Albert H. Teich

Albert H. Teich

Director of Science & Policy Programs,
American Association for the Advancement of Science

"US Presidential Campaign-Year Policy Perspective"

1:45 p.m. – 1:55 p.m.

DEMO/PRESENTATION

1:55 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

SPEAKER: Michell Zappa

Michell Zappa

Designer and technologist

"Envisioning Emerging Technologies in 2012 and Beyond..."

2:15 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.

DEMO/PRESENTATION

(selected as among the most innovative technologies/organizations in the world)

2:25 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

ROUNDTABLE:
The 'National Security State': Technology and Abuse of Power

Moderated by:

Susan Herman

President of the ACLU

Susan Herman

Panelists:

Jay Stanley

Jay Stanley,
Senior Policy Analyst with the ACLU's Speech, Privacy and Technology Project

Nick Merrill

Nicholas Merrill,
Executive Director of The Calyx Institute

3:00 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.

SPEAKER: Kirby Ferguson

Kirby Ferguson

Writer, Director, Producer

"Everything is a Remix"

3:20 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Networking Break in Exhibits Gallery

3:45 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.

DEMO/PRESENTATION

 

(selected as among the most innovative technologies/organizations in the world)

3:55 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

SPEAKER: JAN CHIPCHASE

 

4:15 p.m. -4:25 p.m.

DEMO/PRESENTATION.

 

(selected as among the most innovative technologies/organizations in the world)

4:25 p.m. -4:35 p.m.

DEMO/PRESENTATION.

 

(selected as among the most innovative technologies/organizations in the world)

4:35 p.m. - 5:05 p.m.

ROUNDTABLE: DESIGNING THE FUTURE

Moderated by: James P. Clark

Founder/Chairman, The World Technology Network

Panelists:

Philip Letts, Founder, Blur group

Kati London, Director of Product, Zynga New York

Hussein al-Attar, Designer, e-bike, smart

4:35 p.m. - 5:05 p.m.

 

Closing remarks for the day

 

 

END OF DAY ONE

 

DAY TWO (October 26) TIME Conference Center, 8th floor


8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Welcoming Remarks

James Clark

Founder/Chairman, The World Technology Network

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

SPEAKER: Dan Roam

Dan Roam

Author of "Back of the Napkin"

"Visual Thinking for the Business World"

9:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m.

DEMO / PRESENTATION:

9:55 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.

ROUNDTABLE: The Future of Work

Moderated by:

Charlie Firestone

Charlie Firestone

Executive Director, Communications & Society Program, The Aspen Institute



Panelists:

Jonathan Spector

Jonathan Spector, President and CEO, The Conference Board

Tammy Jones
Tammy Johns, Senior Vice President, Innovation & Workforce Solutions, ManpowerGroup

Tammy Jones

Dwayne Spradlin, President and CEO, Innocentive

 

10:35 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

DEMO / PRESENTATION

10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Networking Break in Exhibits Gallery

11.15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

SPEAKER: Ray Kurzweil

Ray Kurzweil

Inventor & Founder, Kurzweil Technologies, Inc.

"Is the Singularity Near?"

11:45 p.m. - 12:00 p.m.

1:1 INTERVIEW with

Ray Kurzweil

Inventor & Founder, Kurzweil Technologies, Inc.

James p. Clark

Founder/Chairman, The World Technology Network

12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.

AUDIENCE Q&A with

Ray Kurzweil

12:15 p.m. - 12:25 p.m.

DEMO / PRESENTATION

12:25 p.m. - 12:35 p.m.

DEMO / PRESENTATION

12:35 p.m. - 1:35 p.m.

LUNCH

1:15 p.m. - 1:35 p.m.

LUNCH SPEAKER: MichAEl elLsbErg

Jeffery Kluger

Author of The Education of Millionaires: It's Not What You Think, and It's Not Too Late, out Sep. 29th, 2011 from Penguin/Portfolio. Ellsberg also collaborated with Dr. Marc Gerstein on Flirting With Disaster: Why Accidents Are Rarely Accidental.

"Does the Best Technology Always Win?
The Importance of Persuasion to Success"

1:45 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.

DEMO / PRESENTATION

2:15 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.

DEMO / PRESENTATION

2:25 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

ROUNDTABLE:The Future of Health & Medicine

Moderated by:

Jeffrey Kluger

Jeffery Kluger

senior editor, TIME

Panelists:

Jeffery Kluger

Alfred E. Mann, Chairman, MannKind Corporation

Jeffery Kluger
Dr. Anita Goel, Chairman, & Scientific Director, NANOBIOSYM, Chairman, & CEO, NANOBIOSYM DIAGNOSTICS

Jeffery Kluger
John P Sullins, Associate Professor, Sonoma State University, California;Teaches: Philosophy and Robotics, CyberEthics, Philosophy of Science and Technology and Logic

Jeffery Kluger

Dr Jean-Pierre Bizzari, Global Head of Oncology, Celgene

3:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.

DEMO / PRESENTATION

3:10 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.

SPEAKER: Sarah Miller Caldicott

Sarah Miller Caldicott

Great grandniece of Thomas Edison; Co-author: "Innovate Like Edison";
Steering Committee: Edison Awards

"Steve Jobs & Thomas Edison: Inventing the Future"

3:40 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

CLOSING REMARKS & INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE EVENING

James Clark

Founder/Chairman, The World Technology Network

 

3:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

View Exhibits & PREPARE FOR EVENING

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EVENING

THE WORLD TECHNOLOGY AWARDS GALA

6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

RECEPTION AND WORLD TECHNOLOGY AWARDS CEREMONY

Poppy Harlow  James Clark

Co-Masters of Ceremony: Poppy Harlow, Anchor, CNNmoney.com,
James P. Clark,Chairman/Founder, The World Technology Network.

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