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October 25, 2014 San Francisco
Symposium: Engineering the Future
Foresight co-founder Christine Peterson will discuss the future of nanotech at this free event.

Oct. 22-23, 2013 New York City
7th Annual SAP CEO Summit
Christine Peterson will speak on nanotechnology and synthetic biology as part of a plenary panel on Innovation Futures, addressing how these fields are opening up new areas of commercial innovation, and how governments and corporations should respond.

August 13, 2013, Palo Alto, California
Exploration of Emerging Technology Stories Workshop
Christine Peterson will describe the future of health care in her talk "The Patient Revolt" at the Institute for the Future's invitational workshop.

March 2-3, 2013 Long Beach, California
BIL Conference 2013: Minds Set Free
Christine Peterson will speak on "A Whirlwind Tour of Health & Longevity Strategies". (Also a second talk on a fun but non-Foresight topic: "Find Love & a Life Partner--Using Science & Technology".)

February 2013 Online
Christine Peterson on Singularity 1 on 1: Join Us to Push the Future in a Positive Direction
Christine Peterson is interviewed for 47 minutes on nanotechnology, the founding of the Foresight Institute, her work on personal life extension through Health Activator, open source, and the Technological Singularity.

December 1-2, 2012 San Francisco, California
Humanity+ 2012 Conference
"Writing the Future"
Christine Peterson will speak on nanotechnology and longevity.
Abstract: Nanotech Revolution of Life Extension

November 1, 2012 Palo Alto, California
Future of Health Future Salon
Boldly Creating A World That Works For All
Christine Peterson will describe the Quantified Self movement, DIY health & longevity, and nanotech medical applications.

October 13-14, 2012 San Francisco, California
The Singularity Summit12
Christine Peterson will serve on a panel addressing anticipated advances in artificial intelligence and avoiding potential downsides.

September 6, 2012 San Francisco, California
Design Night: Small Is the Next Big Thing
Exploring the Frontiers of Bio and Nano Technology
Christine Peterson will participate as a speaker/debater in Autodesk Ideas Fight Club.

August 13, 2012 Mountain View, California
Singularity University
Christine Peterson will speak on the future of the human species. Invitational.

August 8, 2012 Stanford University, Stanford, CA USA
Exploring the frontiers of knowledge and imagination, fostering interdisciplinary networking
Foresight Institute co-founder and Past President Christine Peterson will speak at the Leonardo Art/Science Evening Rendezvous of August 2012, chaired by Piero Scaruffi. Her talk is scheduled from 8:30-8:55pm and is titled "The Nanocentury: Bringing Digital Control to the Physical World".

August 1, 2012 Mountain View, California, USA
Milton Friedman Centennial in Silicon Valley
Free event at Singularity University featuring Vernor Vinge, plus a lecture by Foresight co-founder Christine Peterson on Technology and Freedom.
http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3947689646
https://www.facebook.com/events/110653565746907/

July 26-28 at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, CA, USA
NewSpace Conference 2012
Foresight's Director of Development and Outreach Desiree D. Dudley will speak on a panel at the Space Frontier Foundation's NewSpace 2012 conference at NASA-Ames July 26-28. Right now the schedule has the panel titled "Approaching the Tipping Point: How Emergent Technologies Will Change the Way We Look at the Future of Spaceflight" at 2pm Saturday the 28th.

June 8, 2012 Stockton, CA, USA
Ephemerisle 2012
Christine Peterson will speak on technologies for life extension and longevity.

May 31, 2012 Mountain View, California
Nancy K Mize, PhD, Scientist, Innovator, and CEO of GENOGEN Inc., will continue Foresight's local Bay Area community events with a lecture "GENOGEN: Regenerating Skin for Life". GENOGEN is developing products that activate resident skin stem cells to stimulate local areas of regeneration of skin naturally—the way children heal.
Cost: $40 for dinner
Foresight Presents: "GENOGEN: Regenerating Skin for Life" Dr. Nancy Mize

April 20, 2012 Redwood City, California
Physically Programmable Surfaces
Dr. Alexander Wissner-Gross will continue Foresight's local Bay Area community events with a dinner lecture.
Physically Programmable Surfaces

March 21, 2012 Mountain View, California
Join us for an intellectually stimulating evening with best-selling author and tech analyst Sonia Arrison! Dinner and drinks will be served h'orderve/tapas-style at 7pm; Sonia will present at 8pm, with personalized, small-group Q&A on the future of technology to follow.
Cost: $40 for dinner
Foresight Presents: An Intimate Evening w/Sonia Arrison, Author of 100+

January 19, 2012 Palo Alto, California
Panel: Tour of the Human Condition-Life
Christine Peterson will be a panelist for the "Life" panel of "An Interdisciplinary Tour of the Human Condition in Three Stages: Time, Life, and Mind".
Panel: Tour of the Human Condition-Life

December 12, 2011 Mountain View, California
Meet The President: Dinner Reception for Larry S. Millstein
Join us for an informal celebration reception and dinner with incoming Foresight Institute President Larry S. Millstein in Mountain View on Monday, 12 December 2011. We will be welcoming Larry on his first visit to our offices and chatting with him about his experiences, Foresight's future and the power in transformative nanotechnology.
Cost: $40 for dinner
Meet The President: Dinner Reception for Larry S. Millstein

November 15, 2011, Menlo Park, California
Bridging the Continental Divide: From the Valley to D.C.
Christine Peterson will be a panelist at this breakfast salon on the gap between Silicon Valley and Washington, DC.
Bridging the Continental Divide: From the Valley to D.C.

August 30, 2011 Mountain View, California
Elucidating Bio-NanoMachines: Microscopies at the Atomic Scale
Dr. Andrew Bleloch will continue Foresight's local Bay Area community events with a dinner lecture.
Cost: $35 for dinner
Elucidating Bio-NanoMachines

April 21, 2011 Mountain View, California
Engineering Biomolecules with Nanotechnology
Dr. Robert Meagley will kick off Foresight's local Bay Area community events with a dinner lecture.
Cost: $30 for dinner
Engineering Biomolecules with Nanotechnology

March 23, 2011 San Francisco, California
iHT2 Wellness & Aging Summit
Christine Peterson will be a panelist on life extension and longevity.
iHT2 Wellness & Aging Summit

March 9, 2011  Cape Town, South Africa
Christine Peterson will speak on nanotechnology's near-term vs longer-term applications, including medical uses and life extension.
Location Cadiz Holdings Head Office, Cape Town, South Africa. For more information.
Nanotechnology's near-term vs longer-term applications

October 27, 2010 New Haven, CT
Bioethics Center's Technology & Ethics Group
Josh Storrs Hall, Founding Chief Scientist of Nanorex, Inc. and past President of the Foresight Institute will speak on "Technology Indistinguishable from Magic".
Bioethics Center's Technology & Ethics Group

October 15, 2010 Hollywood, California
Libertopia 2010
Christine Peterson will speak on life extension.
Libertopia 2010

July 30, 2010 Berkeley, California
Open Science Summit
Christine Peterson will speak on Open Source Sensing
Open Science Summit

July 22, 2010 Sacramento River Delta, California
Ephemerisle 2010
Christine Peterson will speak on life extension.
Ephemerisle 2010

April 14, 2010 Mesa AZ USA
NanoManufacturing Conference &Exhibits
Looking to understand what nanotechnology means for you?
Foresight president Dr. Josh Hall will chair a closing panel on Feynman's Pathway to Nanomanufacturing, with Foresight Senior Associates Tihamer Toth-Fejel and Steve Vetter.
NanoManufacturing Conference & Exhibits

December 5, 2009 Irvine, California
H+ Summit: redesigning the human condition
Christine Peterson will speak on "Life Extension: Personal Implementation"
H+ Summit: redesigning the human condition

August 20, 2009 Seattle, Washington
Gnomedex: a technology conference of inspiration and influence
Christine Peterson will speak on life extension.
Gnomedex: a technology conference of inspiration and influence

June 17, 2009 Saarbrücken, Germany
Size Matters 2009: the future fields of application, opportunities and ethical challenges of nanoscience
Christine Peterson will speak on Nanotechnology & Open Source Sensing.
Size Matters 2009: the future fields of application, opportunities and ethical challenges of nanoscience

May 28, 2009 Palo Alto, California
1st Annual Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence Symposium
Christine Peterson will speak on beneficial medical nanotechnologies.
1st Annual Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence Symposium

April 2, 2009 Palo Alto, California
Stanford Law, Science and Technology Colloquium
Christine Peterson will speak to LLM students on legal, ethical and public policy issues in nanotechnology.
Stanford Law, Science and Technology Colloquium

March 11, 2009 San Jose, CA
ETech: the O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference
Christine Peterson will give a Freetech session on Open Source Sensing
http://en.oreilly.com/et2009/public/wiki/SuggestedSessions

November 20, 2008 Mountain View, California
Silicon Valley Open Doors 2008 Technology Investment Conference
Christine Peterson will be a panelist on nanotechnology.
Silicon Valley Open Doors 2008 Technology Investment Conference

November 15, 2008 Mountain View, California
Convergence08: Foresight's 2008 Vision Weekend
Christine Peterson will moderate the Synthetic Biology & Longevity Panels and lead a breakout session on Open Source Sensing.
Convergence08: Foresight's 2008 Vision Weekend

October 24, 2008 San Jose, California
Singularity Summit Emerging Tech Workshop
Christine Peterson will be a panelist on nanotechnology.
Singularity Summit Emerging Tech Workshop

October 17, 2008 Palo Alto, California
Bay Area Future Salon
Christine Peterson will speak on "Open Source Sensing: Using open source & nanotechnology to reduce surveillance & head off Iraq-style wars."
Bay Area Future Salon

July 23, 2008 Portland, Oregon
OSCON: O'Reilly Open Source Convention
Christine Peterson will give a keynote on open source and nanotechnology.
OSCON: O'Reilly Open Source Convention, Video, Slides

April 23, 2008 Framingham, Massachusetts
NanoManufacturing Conference & Exhibits
David Forrest will discuss the Technology Roadmap for Productive Nanosystems, including progress made to date, and the next steps.
NanoManufacturing Conference & Exhibits

March 30, 2008 Palo Alto, California
Online interview and text chat
Christine Peterson will discuss nanotechnology and life extension in a live interview and text chat.
Online interview and text chat

March 1, 2008 Monterey, California
BIL Conference
Christine Peterson will discuss nanotechnology and citizen-controlled open source physical security.
BIL Conference

February 13, 2008 Palo Alto, California
Stanford Law, Science and Technology Colloquium
Christine Peterson will speak to LLM students on legal, ethical and public policy issues in nanotechnology.
Stanford Law, Science and Technology Colloquium

January 28, 2008 Palo Alto, California
Paul Saffo's Stanford class "Forecasting the Future of Engineering"
Christine Peterson will speak to engineering students on the challenges of the next thirty years.
Paul Saffo's Stanford class "Forecasting the Future of Engineering"

October 26, 2007 Salt Lake City, Utah
nanoUtah 2007 Conference
Pearl Chin will give the dinner keynote address.
nanoUtah 2007 Conference

October 22, 2007 Mountain View, California
She's Geeky: A Women's Tech (un)Conference
Christine Peterson will serve on the Future Technologies panel, covering nanotechnology, open source, and security.
She's Geeky: A Women's Tech (un)Conference

October 6, 2007 Scottsdale, Arizona
7th Alcor Conference on Life Extension
Christine Peterson will speak on life extension.
7th Alcor Conference on Life Extension

September 8, 2007 San Francisco, California
Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
Christine Peterson will speak on preparing for highly advanced coming technologies such as machine intelligence and nanotechnology.
Singularity Summit 2007

August 19, 2007 Palo Alto, California
BarCamp Block
Christine Peterson will speak on open source physical security, and separately on life extension, at this unconference.
http://barcamp.org/BarCampBlock

August 10, 2007 San Francisco, California
American Bar Association Annual Meeting
Christine Peterson will serve on a panel addressing the role of the legal profession in responsible development of nanotechnology.
American Bar Association Annual Meeting

July 23, 2007 Fairmont Hotel, Chicago
TransVision 2007: A Global Summit on Grand Challenges
Philippe Van Nedervelde, executive director of Foresight Institue Europe, will be speaking at the TransVision conference in Chicago, this July 23-26th.
TransVision 2007: A Global Summit on Grand Challenges

July 17, 2007 Santa Clara, California
IEEE Sustainable Energy and Clean Water Symposium
Sponsored by IEEE San Francisco Bay Area Nanotechnology Council
Christine Peterson will serve as Co-Chair for the Clean Water session at the IEEE Sustainable Energy and Clean Water Symposium sponsored by IEEE San Francisco Bay Area Nanotechnology Council.
Nanotech: From Promise to Reality—Creating a Sustainable Environment

April 20-22, 2007 Troy, Michigan
Penguicon 5.0
Christine Peterson will be the Science Guest of Honor at this open source conference, speaking on numerous technology topics, including open source security for nanotechnology.
Penguicon 5.0

September 27, 2006 Dallas, Texas
Atomically Precise Fabrication: The Technology Roadmap for Productive Nanosystems
Jillian Elliott will present Foresight Nanotech Institute's roadmap initiative, the Technology Roadmap for Productive Nanosystems at NanoTX' 06.
Atomically Precise Fabrication: The Technology Roadmap for Productive Nanosystems

September 15, 2006 Tempe, Arizona
Studying the Future of Nanotechnology: Establishing Empirical and Conceptual Foundations
Christine Peterson will present the first seminar in a series on "Studying the Future of Nanotechnology: Establishing Empirical and Conceptual Foundations" at the Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University, one of two centers funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation to study nanotechnology in society.
Studying the Future of Nanotechnology: Establishing Empirical and Conceptual Foundations

July 7, 2006 Zurich, Switzerland
IRGC Nanotechnology Risk Governance Conference
Christine Peterson will chair a workshop assessing NGO perspectives on nanotech risk.
IRGC Nanotechnology Risk Governance Conference

June 22, 2006 Moscow, Russia
Interop Russia 2006
Christine Peterson will give a keynote on advanced technologies, including nanosensing, and also speak at the open source session.
Interop Russia 2006

June 6, 2006 Washington, DC
Nanotechnology for the Food Industry
Christine Peterson will speak on public perceptions of Nanotechnology.
Nanotechnology for the Food Industry

May 30, 2006 Arlington, Virginia
Workshop on Public Participation in Nanotechnology & Nanoscale Science
Christine Peterson will participate in this workshop sponsored by the Nanoscale Science, Engineering and Technology Subcommittee of the U.S. NSTC, and organized by the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office.
Workshop on Public Participation in Nanotechnology & Nanoscale Science

May 27, 2006 Palo Alto, California
Human Enhancement Technologies and Human Rights
Christine Peterson will speak at Stanford University on ethics issues involving advanced technologies for medicine.
Human Enhancement Technologies and Human Rights

May 23, 2006 San Mateo, California
Institute for the Future's 2006 Technology Horizons Spring Exchange
Christine Peterson will present at a breakout session at the Institute for the Future's 2006 Technology Horizons Spring Exchange
Institute for the Future's 2006 Technology Horizons Spring Exchange

May 13, 2006 Palo Alto, California
Singularity Summit at Stanford
Christine Peterson will speak on nanotechnology and accelerating change.
Singularity Summit at Stanford

April 28, 2006 Washington, DC
NanoWorld: Toward a Policy for the Human Future
Christine Peterson will speak on nanotechnology and ethics issues at NanoWorld, sponsored by the Center on Nanotechnology and Society
NanoWorld: Toward a Policy for the Human Future

April 19, 2006 Pacific Grove, California
Asilomar Microcomputer Workshop
Christine Peterson will speak on nanotechnology patent issues at this invitational meeting.
Asilomar Microcomputer Workshop

March 29, 2006 Los Angeles, California
Nanomanufacturing Conference & Exhibits
Eric Drexler will give the keynote, entitled "Engineering from the Bottom Up - Productive Nanosystems and the Future of Technology", at the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Nanomanufacturing Conference
Nanomanufacturing Conference & Exhibits

March 29, 2006 Chicago, Illinois
NABIS Conference 2006
Christine Peterson will speak on societal issues in nanotechnology at the NABIS Conference being held at the University Club of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
NABIS Conference 2006

March 28, 2006 Los Angeles, California
Nanomanufacturing Conference & Exhibits
Jillian Elliott will speak at the SME Nano Manufacturing Conference, to be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California
Nanomanufacturing Conference & Exhibits

March 22, 2006 Stanford, California
MIT Stanford Berkeley Nanotechnology Forum
Christine Peterson will speak on the Technology Roadmap for Productive Nanosystems.
MIT Stanford Berkeley Nanotechnology Forum

March 3, 2006 Stanford, California
SIEPR Economic Summit
Christine Peterson will participate in a panel presentation on Nanotechnology at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) Economic Summit
SIEPR Economic Summit

March 1, 2006 Menlo Park, California
Alliance Portfolios in Nanotechnology
Christine Peterson will describe the Technology Roadmap for Productive Nanosystems for the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals, Silicon Valley Chapter, in Menlo Park, California
Alliance Portfolios in Nanotechnology

February 17, 2006
Wharton Emerging Technologies Update Day
Christine Peterson will present an overview of nanotechnology at the 8th Annual Event at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Wharton Emerging Technologies Update Day

January 24, 2006 San Jose, California
Nanotech Roadmap for Optics & Photonics
Marc Lurie and Dr. Eric Drexler will speak at Photonics West 2006 at the San Jose Convention Center, sponsored by The International Society for Optical Engineering
Nanotech Roadmap for Optics & Photonics

December 20, 2005 San Francisco, California
MIT Stanford UC Berkeley Nanotechnology Forum
Christine Peterson will participate in a panel discussion at the MIT Stanford UC Berkeley Nanotechnology Forum on Perspectives from Industry and Regulatory Bodies
MIT Stanford UC Berkeley Nanotechnology Forum

October 11, 2005 San Jose, California
The Perils and Promises of Nanotechnology
Christine Peterson will speak on a panel sponsored by the Commonwealth Club Silicon Valley, on The Perils and Promises of Nanotechnology, to be hosted by Altera Corporation.
The Perils and Promises of Nanotechnology

September 15, 2005 Minneapolis, Minnesota
The Nanotechnology-Biology Interface: Exploring Models for Oversight
Christine Peterson speaks on "Long Term Potentials, Unprecedented Challenges for Governance" Sponsored by the Center for Science, Technology & Public Policy, Humphrey Institute, University of Minnesota.
The Nanotechnology-Biology Interface: Exploring Models for Oversight

June 30, 2005 San Jose, California
National Youth Leadership Forum on Technology
Christine Peterson leads a two-hour workshop on nanotechnology
National Youth Leadership Forum on Technology

June 16, 2005 Santa Clara, California
Nanotechnologies and Environmental Policy Conference
Christine Peterson will speak at the Nanotechnologies and Environmental Policy Conference at Santa Clara University, sponsored by the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition, Clean Production Action, and the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production
Nanotechnologies and Environmental Policy Conference

June 6, 2005 Frankfurt, Germany
NanoEquity Europe 2005
Scott Mize will participate in a panel on "Investing in Innovative Nanotechnologies: VC's Perspectives and Investor Opportunities" at NanoEquity Europe in Frankfurt, Germany.
NanoEquity Europe 2005

May 23, 2005 New York City, New York
NanoBusiness 2005
Scott Mize speaks at NanoBusiness 2005
NanoBusiness 2005

May 19, 2005 Arlington, Virginia
International Space Development Conference
Scott Mize speaks at the International Space Development Conference
International Space Development Conference

May 17, 2005 Monterey, California
Red Herring Spring 2005
Scott Mize speaks at the invitation only Red Herring Spring 2005
Red Herring Spring 2005

February 1, 2005 Palm Springs, California
Government's Role in Driving Nanotech
Scott Mize, Foresight President, will speak on a panel, Government's Role in Driving Nanotech, at the Ibe 4th Annual Nanotech Investing Forum.
Government's Role in Driving Nanotech

 

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