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Innovation and Opportunity from Crisis: The Future Emerges (drinks and food included!)
Date Monday April 06
Time 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
111 Minna Gallery
111 Minna/2nd St
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorCaroline
See some signs of hope in dark economic times as panelists explore some of the mind-boggling innovations that are changing our lives and can shape the future of the country.

Innovation and Opportunity from Crisis: The Future Emerges

Paul Saffo, Technology Forecaster and Futurist
David Ewing Duncan, Contributing Editor and Columnist, Conde Nast Portfolio; Chief Correspondent, NPR's "Biotech Nation"; Director, UC Berkeley Center forLife Science Policy; Author, Experimental Man - Moderator
Drew Endy, Synthetic Biologist, Stanford University
Jonathan Wolfson, CEO, Solazyme

Even in the midst of economic freefall, there are signs of hope. As of January 2009, the United States has built a flying car, found ways to turn algae into fuel, synthetically reproduced organs, had face-to-face conversations with people on the other side of the planet, and built robots to do our house cleaning for us. Come find out how some of the smartest people in California are trying to innovate us out of disaster.

Location: 111 Minna St., @ 2nd, San Francisco
Time: 5:45 p.m check-in, 6:30 p.m. program, 7:30 p.m. reception/networking
Cost: $15 members, $25 non-members. Tickets include 2 drink tickets and hors d'oeuvres during the reception.
Also know: Sponsored by Condé Nast Portfolio magazine.
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Apr 1st, 2009 4:42 PM
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