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COUNTDOWN TO WTSA 2013


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Location:

Nov 14 - 15 , 2013



Time & Life Building



New York City, USA

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

SPEAKERS & MODERATORS

The Summit program was a combination of all-delegate plenary sessions and smaller breakout sessions, with plenary sessions including keynote addresses, open Q&As, panel discussions, and on-stage demonstrations. Through these activities, Summit attendees experienced firsthand some of the most extraordinary technological advances in the works today, and an opportunity to meet their creators. In addition, on the second day, there were a few-hour facilitated brainstorming session to focus on generating new, short-term and long-term ideas on how to end global hunger in a decade." The evening of the second day concluded with the World Technology Awards ceremony and gala.

If you wish to get a further taste of the sort of high level of speakers who will participate, you can (CLICK HERE) to see last year's speakers.

Speakers will include:

James P. Clark

James P. Clark, Founder/Chairman, The World Technology Network

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Brendan Ripp

Brendan Ripp, VP, Sales, Fortune; Former Publisher, TIME

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Ariel Garten

Ariel Garten, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, InteraXon Inc.

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Jason Pontin

Jason Pontin, Editor in Chief and Publisher, MIT Technology Review

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Eric Brown

Eric Brown, Director, Watson Technologies, IBM Research

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Dr. David Hanson

Dr. David Hanson, CEO / Chief Scientist, Hanson Robotics, Inc.

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Damian Slattery,

Damian Slattery, VP, Marketing, Fortune

Daan Roosegaarde

Daan Roosegaarde, Artist & Innovator, Studio Roosegaarde

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Navyn Salem

Navyn Salem, Executive Director, Edesia, Global Nutrition Solutions

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Roel Vertegaal

Roel Vertegaal, Professor of Human-Computer Interaction at Queen's University, Director of the Human Media Lab

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Mark Post

Mark Post, Professor, Chair of the Physiology Department at Maastricht University

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Stephen Cass

Stephen Cass, Senior Editor, Resources IEEE Spectrum

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Neal Goldman

Neal Goldman, Chairman/CEO, Relationship Science (RelSci)

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Dr. Mariarosaria Taddeo

Dr. Mariarosaria Taddeo, Research Fellow in Cyber Security and Ethics at the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick and Research Associate at the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of Oxford.

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William J. Borucki

William J. Borucki, Kepler Mission, Principal Investigator, NASA Ames Research Center

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Dan Harden

Dan Harden, Industrial Designer, President/CEO Whipsaw Inc.

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Luis Von Ahn

Luis Von Ahn, Founder and CEO, Duolingo

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Danielle Nierenberg

Danielle Nierenberg, Co-founder, Food Tank

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Dr. Elizabeth Cochran

Dr. Elizabeth Cochran, Research Geophysicist, United States Geological Survey

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Doris Sung

Doris Sung, Professor at USC, Principal at DOSU STudio Architecture

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Ian Webster

Ian Webster, Founder, Asterank; Software Engineer, Planetary Resources

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Kunlé Adeyemi

Kunlé Adeyemi, NLÉ Founder and Principal Architect

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Alex Lightman

Alex Lightman, Chairman, Act!vate Brain and Body

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Dr. Charles Elachi

Dr. Charles Elachi, Director, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

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Marian Croak

Marian Croak, Senior Vice President, -Domain 2.0 Architecture and Advanced Services Development, AT&T

Bre Pettis

Bre Pettis, Senior Vice President, -Domain 2.0 Architecture and Advanced Services Development, AT&T

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Sachin Chitta

Sachin Chitta, Associate Director, Robotics Systems and Software, SRI International

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Dr. John Coonrod

Dr. John Coonrod, Executive Vice President, The Hunger Project

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Ambassador Kenneth M. Quinn

Ambassador Kenneth M. Quinn, President, The World Food Prize Foundation

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Convened By The World Technology Network