Ray Kurzweil to speak at TEDxSiliconAlley
Dates: Dec 3, 2012
Location: New York, New York
TEDxSiliconAlley is a New York City-based TEDx event. This year’s theme is “Rise of the Machines.”
Headlining the event will be Ray Kurzweil, in his first public appearance in New York City after the release of his new book, How to Create a Mind. Biotech venture capitalist, Juan Enriquez, will also headline.
Keynotes by Bre Pettis (Founder & CEO of Makerbot), Francessca Ferrando (Philosopher of Posthumanism & visiting scholar at Columbia University), Jincey Lumpkin (Attorney, Huffington Post sex columnist, CEO and Chief Sexy Officer of Juicy Pink Box) and Ken Segall (Creative Director of Apple’s “Think Different” campaign).
With special guests futurist videographer Jason Silva and Dow Jones & WSJ.com tech startup and venture capital journalist Lora Kolodny.
There will be talks by the founders of NYC mobile and geo-location based tech startups.
A live music performance by Jon Carin.
A screening of the Sundance award-winning short film, TOMO.
An art exhibit, showing the works of Sophie Kahn and Christopher Conte.
… and more.
Venue: Terminal 5, 610 West 56th Street, NY, NY.
Tickets go on sale Oct. 16, 2012 at http://tedxsiliconalley2012.eventbrite.com/