2004 Summit & Awards

 
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2004 World Technlogy Summit & Awards

Summit Agenda

DAY ONE: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7TH

  • 7:00am REGISTRATION DESK OPENS
  • 9:00am - 12:45am MORNING SESSIONS
    • 9:00am OPENING WELCOME
      James P. Clark, Chairman, The World Technology Network
    • TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEWS
      • 9:15AM - 9:25AM MODERATOR REMARKS
        MODERATOR: Adam Lashinsky, Senior Writer, FORTUNE magazine
      • 9:25AM - 9:45AM INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
        Craig Mundie, Senior Vice President & Chief Technical Officer, Advanced Strategies and Policy, Microsoft
      • 9:45AM - 10:05AM MATERIALS/NANOTECHNOLOGY
        Steve Jurvetson, Managing Director - Draper Fisher Jurvetson; "The Valley's Sharpest VC" (Business 2.0 magazine); Number 7 of the "40 Under 40" Most Influentials (Fortune magazine)
      • 10:05AM - 10:25PM HEALTH & MEDICINE/BIOTECHNOLOGY
        Molly Joel Coye, Founder/CEO, Heath Technology Center
      • 10:25AM - 11:15AM BREAK/CTO SHOWCASE
        A very small selection of new/emerging technology companies -- established and start-up -- will be showcasing their cutting-edge work. Selected from amongst the current WTN members/partners/2004 World Technology Award nominees, the goal is to enable delegates not only to experience great technological innovation first-hand, but also the enable those showcasing and other delegates to gain new insights and to create new collaborative relationships.
      • 11:15AM - 11:35AM ENERGY
        Donald L. Paul, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, ChevronTexaco
      • 11:35AM - 11:55AM COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
        George Gilder, Chairman, Gilder Publishing LLC; Editor, Gilder Technology Report; Senior Fellow, Discovery Institute; author, "Telecosm: The World After Bandwidth Abundance"
      • 11:55AM - 12:15PM SPACE
        Peter Diamandis, Founder/Chairman/CEO, X Prize Foundation
      • 12:15PM - 12:45PM TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW AUDIENCE Q&A
        MODERATOR: Adam Lashinsky, Senior Writer, FORTUNE magazine
  • 12:45pm - 2:00pm LUNCH
  • 2:00pm - 5:45pm AFTERNOON SESSIONS
    • 2:15pm - 2:45pm Q&A with Vinod Khosla
      Vinod Khosla is a venture capitalist and considered one of the most successful and influential personalities in Silicon Valley. He was one of the co-founders of Sun Microsystems and is currently a general partner of the venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers, where he has been since 1986. Khosla was a co-founder of Daisy Systems and founding Chief Executive Officer of Sun Microsystems where he pioneered open systems and commercial RISC processors. Listed in Forbes as one of the World's Richest People, he serves on the boards of Agami, Centrata, eASIC, Indian School of Business, Infinera, Kovio, Metricstream, QWEST Communications and Zettacore.
    • 2:45pm - 4:30pm SUMMITS-WITHIN-THE-SUMMIT BREAKOUT WORKSHOPS
      Delegates meet in breakout sessions with other delegates within their own field to discuss a pressing question of the day (these sessions are chaired by a current WTN member or 2004 World Technology Award nominee)
      • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - HARDWARE
        Dr. Peter Denning, Professor and Chairman of Department of Computer Science - Naval Postgraduate School
        Is 'Immersion' the Seventh Category of Computing?
      • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - SOFTWARE
        Alexandra Weber Morales, Editor in Chief, Software Development magazine
        Software Development Outsourcing: Good for Innovation?
      • COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
        >George Gilder, Chairman, Gilder Publishing LLC; Editor, Gilder Technology Report; Senior Fellow, Discovery Institute; author, "Telecosm: The World After Bandwidth Abundance"
        Do We Want Intelligent Networks?
      • EDUCATION
        Peter Copen, President, The Copen Family Fund
        What Should Happen At A World Education Technologies Summit?
      • MATERIALS
        Reshef Tenne, Professor, Department Head, Department of Materials and Interfaces, Weizmann Institute of Science
        Are New Materials Really Going To Be So Influential?
      • HEALTH & MEDICINE
        Molly Joel Coye, Founder/CEO, Heath Technology Center
      • ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
        Thomas Casten, Chairman & CEO, Primary Energy
        What Should Happen At The Next World Energy Technologies Summit?
      • SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
        Susan Dawson, President/Executive Director, Sapling Foundation/TED conferences
      • POLICY
        Susan Hackwood, Executive Director, California Council on Science and Technology
        How Could Technology Be in the Service of Democracy?
      • MEDIA & JOURNALISM
        Bruno Giussani, Knight Fellow, Department of Communications, Stanford University; former European Editor, The Industry Standard; former Director of Internet Strategy, the World Economic Forum; author, "Roam: Making Sense of the Wireless Internet"
        Do We Need To Change Journalism In Order To Better Cover Change?
      • THE ARTS
        Roger Malina, Chairman of the Board, Leonardo: The International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology; and Director, NASA EUVE Observatory, University of California Berkeley
        Can The Arts Change the Future of Science and Technology?
      • SPACE
        Peter Diamandis, Founder/President, X Prize Foundation
        Multi-Trillion Dollar Space Markets: Where Are They Now, And How Quickly Might They Develop?
    • 4:30pm - 5:15pm SUMMITS-WITHIN-THE-SUMMIT CO-CHAIRS PANEL 1
      Summit Co-Chairs report back in from their breakout sessions
      • MATERIALS
        Reshef Tenne, Professor, Department Head, Department of Materials and Interfaces, Weizmann Institute of Science
        Are New Materials Really Going To Be So Influential?
      • POLICY
        Susan Hackwood, Executive Director, California Council on Science and Technology
        How Could Technology Be in the Service of Democracy?
      • MEDIA & JOURNALISM
        Bruno Giussani, Knight Fellow, Department of Communications, Stanford University; former European Editor, The Industry Standard; former Director of Internet Strategy, the World Economic Forum; author, "Roam: Making Sense of the Wireless Internet"
        Do We Need To Change Journalism In Order To Better Cover Change?
      • THE ARTS
        Roger Malina, Chairman of the Board, Leonardo: The International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology; and Director, NASA EUVE Observatory, University of California Berkeley
        Can The Arts Change the Future of Science and Technology?
      • SPACE
        Peter Diamandis, Founder/President, X Prize Foundation
        Multi-Trillion Dollar Space Markets: Where Are They Now, And How Quickly Might They Develop?
      • EDUCATION
        Peter Copen, President, The Copen Family Fund
        What Should Happen At A World Education Technologies Summit?
    • 5:15PM - 5:30PM SUMMIT DAY ONE CLOSING REMARKS
    • 5:30PM - 6:45PM BREAK
    • 6:45PM - 10:00PM EVENING ACTIVITIES
    • 6:45PM - 7:30PM RECEPTION/CTO Showcase
      A very small selection of new/emerging technology companies -- established and start-up -- will be showcasing their cutting-edge work. Selected from amongst the current WTN members/partners/2004 World Technology Award nominees, the goal is to enable delegates not only to experience great technological innovation first-hand, but also the enable those showcasing and other delegates to gain new insights and to create new collaborative relationships.
    • 7:30PM - 10:00PM DINNER

DAY TWO: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8TH

  • 7:00am REGISTRATION DESK OPENS
  • 8:30am - 12:00pm MORNING SESSIONS
    • 8:30am OPENING WELCOME
      James P. Clark, Chairman, The World Technology Network
    • 8:40am - 9:20am SUMMITS-WITHIN-THE-SUMMIT CO-CHAIRS PANEL 2
      Summit Co-Chairs report back in from their breakout sessions
      • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - HARDWARE
        Dr. Peter Denning, Professor and Chairman of Department of Computer Science - Naval Postgraduate School
        Is 'Immersion' the Seventh Category of Computing?
      • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - SOFTWARE
        Alexandra Weber Morales, Editor in Chief, Software Development magazine
        Software Development Outsourcing: Good for Innovation?
      • COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
        >George Gilder, Chairman, Gilder Publishing LLC; Editor, Gilder Technology Report; Senior Fellow, Discovery Institute; author, "Telecosm: The World After Bandwidth Abundance"
        Do We Want Intelligent Networks?
      • HEALTH & MEDICINE
        Molly Joel Coye, Founder/CEO, Heath Technology Center
      • ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
        Thomas Casten, Chairman & CEO, Primary Energy
        What Should Happen At The Next World Energy Technologies Summit?
    • 9:20am - 10:00am "Accelerating Change" panel discussion
      Where is accelerating change occurring, where it has occurred in the past, and where it's likely to continue to occur.

      MODERATOR: Om Malik, Senior Writer, Business 2.0 magazine; Contributor "Seven New Technologies That Change Everything" (Sept 2004 issue)

      PANELISTS include:

      • Steve Jurvetson, Managing Director - Draper Fisher Jurvetson; "The Valley's Sharpest VC" (Business 2.0 magazine); Number 7 of the "40 Under 40" Most Influentials (Fortune magazine)
      • John Smart, President, Institute for the Study of Accelerating Change; Producer, Accelerating Change (the annual strategic tech conference at Stanford)
      • Peter Norvig, Director of Search Quality, Google, Inc. Author, Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach (the world's leading texbook in AI)
      • Philip Rosedale, CEO, Linden Lab, Creators of the premiere U.S. persistent world, Second Life (TIME Magazine's "Best Inventions," 2002; PC Magazine's "Best Product/Editor's Pick," 2003).
    • 10:00am - 10:30am "Accelerating Change" audience discussion
      "Statement Questions" plus Q&A with the panelists. Covering how accelerating change is impacting their work, scanning, strategy, etc.

      MODERATOR: Om Malik, Senior Writer, Business 2.0 magazine

    • 10:30AM - 11:15AM BREAK/CTO SHOWCASE.
      A very small selection of new/emerging technology companies -- established and start-up -- will be showcasing their cutting-edge work. Selected from amongst the current WTN members/partners/2004 World Technology Award nominees, the goal is to enable delegates not only to experience great technological innovation first-hand, but also the enable those showcasing and other delegates to gain new insights and to create new collaborative relationships.
    • 11:15am - 12:00pm "Visions 2015" panel
      Expert impressions of where certain industries, fields, and society will be in 10 years. Speculative insights designed to catalyze your own thinking about where your own work fits in to these futures.

      Introductory Remarks: Sour Chhor, General Manager for Philips Semiconductors' Contactless & Embedded Security

      PANELISTS Include:

      • MODERATOR: Chris Taylor, Technology Editor, TIME magazine
      • Silvio Scaglia, Founder, e-Biscom and FastWeb; former CEO, Omnitel; Global Influential 2003 (TIME magazine)
      • Scott Mize, President, Foresight Institute
    • 12:00pm - 1:30pm LUNCH
    • 1:30pm - 5:30pm AFTERNOON SESSIONS
      • 1:30am - 2:30pm AN EXTRAORDINARY INNOVATORS REVIEW
        The WTN has selected a small selection of 2004 World Technology Award nominees and/or WTN members to give an admittedly incomplete but nevertheless inspiring overview of the breadth and depth of the most innovative people in the science and technology world. After the short individual presentations, there will be time for questions from the other delegates.

        Those presenting include:

        • Stephen Regelous, Founder, Massive Software
        • Tadahiro Kawada, Managing Director, Kawada Industries & Michael Anthony, Executive Director, Antree Systems
        • Patrick Peebles, Founder, FanWing Limited
        • Anita Goel, Founder, Nanobiosym
        • Mark Tuscynski, Director, The Tuszynski Lab, Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego
        • John A. Rogers, Founder/Professor of Engineering, Departments of Materials Science and Engineering Chemistry and Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
      • 2:30PM - 3:15PM BREAK/CTO SHOWCASE
        A very small selection of new/emerging technology companies -- established and start-up -- will be showcasing their cutting-edge work. Selected from amongst the current WTN members/partners/2004 World Technology Award nominees, the goal is to enable delegates not only to experience great technological innovation first-hand, but also the enable those showcasing and other delegates to gain new insights and to create new collaborative relationships.
      • 3:15PM - 4:15PM THE WORLD TECHNOLOGY NETWORK & THE WORLD: What Mechanisms Should Be Created To Link The Science and Technology World With UN and Other Global Programs To Address Major Global Challenges?
        This session, organized in association with WTN partner organization, the United Nations Development Program/UNDP and others, will be an interactive/workshop-style session focused on how to enable the science and technology world to have a greater impact in achieving the Millennium Development Goals/MDGs agreed upon by the worlds leaders in 2000 at the UN Millennium Summit, as well as other pressing social and environmental concerns.

        Moderator/Facilitator:

        Mark Jensen, National Director of Venture Capital Services, Deloitte & Touche LLP

        PANELISTS Include:

        • Kamran Elahian, Chairman, Global Catalyst Partners
        • Cassia van der Hoof Holstein, Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative
        • David Green, Executive Director, Project Impact
        • Susan Dawson, President/Executive Director, Sapling Foundation/TED Conferences
    • 4:20PM - 6:30PM BREAK/PREPARE FOR EVENING
      NOTE: "BLACK TIE"/ FORMAL EVENING WEAR
    • 6:30PM - WORLD TECHNOLOGY AWARDS GALA EVENING
      VENUE: SAN FRANCISCO CITY HALL
    • 6:30PM - 6:45PM COACH TRANSFER FROM THE FAIRMONT HOTEL TO SAN FRANCISCO CITY HALL
    • 6:45PM - 7:30PM PRE-AWARDS RECEPTION
    • 7:30PM - THE WORLD TECHNOLOGY AWARDS GALA CEREMONY (INCLUDING DINNER)

      Co-Masters of Ceremony:

      • Daniel Sieberg, Technology Correspondent, CNN; Host, Next@CNN (one-hour weekly television magazine on science, technology, space, aviation and environmental current events)
      • James P. Clark, Chairman, The World Technology Network