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DAY 1: Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Day 1: Opening Remarks

play James P. Clark, Founder/Chairman, The World Technology Network
"How to Save the Future (and how to think about the future)"
play Scott McCleod, co-creator of the "Did You Know" viral internet phenomenon "Did You Know?" (a thought-provoking look at the world as it really is today)

Demos (from the stage)

play David Post, Founder and Chairman, Next Island LLC
play Jeremiah D. Jackson, Senior Principal Engineer, Kleinfelder
play Erica vanderLinde Feidner, President/CEO, Piano Matchmaker LLC
play Usman Haque, Director, Haque Design + Research Ltd; Founder,
Pachube & Adam Somlai-Fischer, Cofounder,

Panel Discussion

play "Changing the World: NGOs, International Development, and the Internet"
Moderator: Sarah McCue, Founder/Chairman, BluMail/BluWorld
Panelists include: Shamina de Gonzaga, Co-founder, what moves you?
Timothy Anderson, President, World Computer Exchange

Co-Chairs - overviews of different fields represented by the WTN membership

play Design - Ron Nabarro , Designer
play Education - Richard Baraniuk Founder, Connexions (Rice University)
play Environment - Dean Cameron, Founder, Biolytix
Biotechnology - Ulf Nehrbass, CEO, Institut Pasteur Korea
play Finance - Rebecca Fannin, Author, "Silicon Dragon: How China is Winning the Tech Race" and International Editor, Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ)
play Health & Medicine - Frank Volke, Head of NMR/MRI-Group, Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering (IBMT)
play IT Hardware/Software- Ian Sands, Director of Envisioning, Microsoft

Luncheon Speaker

play "Where's My Jetpack?: A Guide to the Science Fiction Future that Never Arrived"
Daniel H. Wilson, author
play "How to Save the Future: The Future Needs Solar"
Zhengrong Shi, Founder/Chairman/CEO, Suntech Power Holdings (China); "The Sun King"

Panel Discussions

play "Innovation: Is this the best or worst of times?"
Moderator: Stephanie Mehta, Global Editor, Fortune magazine
Panelists include: Lowell McAdam, CEO, Verizon Wireless
Peter F. Volanakis, President and Chief Operating Officer, Corning
play "Social Networks & Societal Revolution: what happened/is happening in Iran?"
Moderator: Lily Mazahery, Founder/President, Legal Rights Institute
Panelists include:
Reza Sayah, CNN Correspondent, Mark D. Drapeau, AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow, The Center for Technology and National Security Policy, The National Defense University


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