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Second Annual Conference on Strategic Insights in Accelerating Technological
CA (August 16, 2004). The Acceleration Studies Foundation (ASF) announces Accelerating
Change 2004: Physical Space, Virtual Space, and Interface
at Stanford University, November 5-7, 2004.
SAP Software, AC2004 analyzes the
accelerating interconnectivity of the Physical World, the increasing
accuracy of the Simulated World, and the growing importance of the
these trends alone is powerfully impacting society today. Together,
they paint a truly transformational picture of the future,"
says John Smart, ASF President.
a 36-member speaker lineup consisting of virtual world creators,
cutting edge software designers, insightful venture capitalists,
best-selling authors, law enforcement futurists, and other prominent
technologists. AC2004’s high-caliber roster includes Shai
Agassi (CTO of SAP), Richard Marks (VP
at Sony, developer of the Eye Toy) Gordon Bell (Project
Leader, Microsoft’s MyLifeBits), Cory Ondrejka
(VP of Product Development for Second Life, Time Magazine’s
2002 “Coolest Invention of the Year”), Cynthia
Breazeal (Innovation Center & Strategic Programs Manager,
Intel), David Brin (author of Transparent Society),
Dave & Bruce Hall (DARPA Grand Challenge Team
Digital Auto Drive), Peter Thiel (Co-founder and
former CEO, PayPal), John Mauldin (author of Bull's
Eye Investing), BJ Fogg (Persuasive Computing
Lab, Stanford), Tim Sibley (StreamSage), Wlodek
Zadrozny (IBM natural language processing), Milton
Chen (VSee internet videoconferencing), and many more exceptional
also includes a Technology Demo evening, three debates, DVD proceedings,
and late-night entertainment.
to lead sponsor SAP, sponsors include
IPv6 Summit, Artificial
Development, and the venture capital corporation Draper
Early bird registration
is $350 until Sept. 30th. Visit http://accelerating.org/ac2004/index.html
for more information.