Events & Lectures
Foresight Institute Breakthrough Technologies for Energy
This will be a highly interactive and stimulating 2-1/2 day invitational meeting focused on long-term prospects for revolutionary advances in energy based on improved precision in our control of matter, and how to speed current research in that direction.
This was a private, invitation-only event. For information about the earlier workshops in this series, see Foresight Institute's 2014 Workshop on Directed/Programmable Matter for Energy and Foresight Institute's 2015 Workshop on Atomic Precision for Medical Applications
Bench to Market: Idea Evaluation and Commercialization for Product-market Fit
Foresight co-sponsored Bench to Market: Idea Evaluation and Commercialization for Product-market Fit presented by the The Berkeley Postdoc Entrepreneurship Program, June 25, 2015, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT) Berkeley, California.
Foresight Institute's 2015 Workshop on Atomic Precision for Medical Applications
May 29-31, 2015, in Palo Alto, California, USA
Foresight Institute's 2014 Workshop on Directed/Programmable Matter for Energy
Sept. 5-7, 2014, in Palo Alto, California, USA
B.R.AI.N.S salon on Human Biology and Freedom
April 16, 2014 April 16, 2014 San Francisco Bay area
17th Foresight Conference: "The Integration Conference"
February 7-9, 2014
The 2013 Foresight Technical Conference: "Illuminating Atomic Precision"
January 11-13, 2013
June 25-26, 2011
2016 Future Forum & Annual Dinner
November 3rd, 2016, 5:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.; Radisson Hotel, Santa Maria, California
A thought leader on powerful, coming technologies, Christine Peterson, co-founder and past president of The Foresight Institute, writes, lectures, organizes conferences and briefs the media on nanotech, artificial intelligence, biotechnology and other technologies. An Advisory Board member of the Machine Intelligence Research Institute, California’s Blue Ribbon Task Force on Nanotechnology, Peterson also serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of NASA’s Nanotech Briefs. She co-authored, among other things, Unbounding The Future: The Nanotechnology Revolution, and her interest/work in new varieties of intellectual property has led to her being credited with creating the term “open source software”.
The Next Billion
October 13, 2016, San Francisco, California
Are you interested in the future of the connected world?
The Next Billion is a metaphor for the future of the internet—both the exponential growth in connectivity in emerging markets and the growth of next-level technology in mature markets.
This October, Quartz will bring together thought leaders, industry experts, and others in our community to discuss the expansion of the connected world and what it means for every industry that touches it.
In past years, we've held The Next Billion in London, New Delhi, New York, and Seattle. Join us as we host in San Francisco for the first time.
An archive lists earlier lectures and events, and includes a list of "Issues and Opportunities"—promotions and initiatives of Foresight Institute — from 1997 through 2004.
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