Foresight Lectures Library 2002-2004
November 15, 2004 (Hilton Austin Hotel, Austin, Texas) Scott Mize will speak from 3:00 pm-3:30 pm on Mon., Nov 15. at the SEMI NanoForum
November 11th, 2004 (The University Club of San Francisco, CA) Scott Mize will speak on "Nanotechnology and the Millennium Challenges".
November 5-7, 2004 (Palo Alto, CA) Christine Peterson will speak on the Innovation Management panel at Accelerating Change 2004.
October 28, 2004 (Washington, DC) Christine Peterson will give a briefing on nanotechnology and defense issues at the Pentagon, U.S. Department of Defense.
October 27-29, 2004 (Washington, DC) Christine Peterson will give a keynote on nanotechnology at Technosapiens II, a conference sponsored by the Center for Bioethics and Culture.
October 16-17, 2004 (Tuscany, Italy) Christine Peterson will speak on nanotechnology at the International Congress on Science and Society: The Border of Invisibility—Biomedicine, Nanotechnology & Nutriceuticals, sponsored by Council of Genetic Rights and Regional Government of Tuscany.
October 7-8, 2004 (San Francisco, CA) Scott Mize will speak at The 2004 World Technology Summit & Awards meeting on the Vision 2015 panel at 11:15 am on Friday Oct 8th.
September 22-24, 2004 (Pasadena, CA) Christine Peterson will speak at the Health/Environmental Risks Panel at the Integrated Nanosystems: Design, Synthesis & Applications Conference sponsored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
September 22, 2004 (San Francisco, CA) Christine Peterson will speak at the Nanotechnology Panel at ThinkEquity Partners' 2004 Investment Conference.
September 14, 2004, (Princeton NJ) Christine Peterson will be a panelist for Bloomberg News on "Nanotechnology: Next Bubble or Next Big Thing?" along with David Bishop (Bell Labs), Thomas Theis (IBM), Robert Austin (Princeton U.), and Josh Wolfe (Lux Capital).
June 16, 2004 (Washington, DC) Christine Peterson will address the American Issues Forum, sponsored by the nonprofit Leadership America, a national women's leadership organization.
June 13-14, 2004 (Helsinki, Finland) Eric Drexler will keynote the Millennium Technology Conference, sponsored by the Finnish Technology Award Foundation.
June 10, 2004 (Pacific Grove, California) Christine Peterson will speak at the Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellow Meeting at Asilomar.
April 28-30, 2004 (Pacific Grove, California) Christine Peterson will speak on "Inspiring (and Funding) Innovation" at the 30th Asilomar Microcomputer Workshop. (Workshop is full.)
April 27-28, 2004 (Arlington, Virginia) Eric Drexler will speak at "Breakthrough Technologies for the World's Biggest Global Problems" sponsored by Arlington Institute
April 19-20, 2004 (San Jose, California) Christine Peterson will speak at Molecular Engineering Commerce Forum 2004.
April 17, 2004 (Stanford University, California) Eric Drexler will speak at "Semiconductors to Nanotechnology: The Coming Convergence" at the 6th IEEE/NATEA annual conference.
April 5, 2004 (Palo Alto, California) Eric Drexler will speak at "Nanotechnology: The New Materials Revolution" sponsored by SDForum.
March 13, 2004 (University of California, Berkeley, California) Christine Peterson will speak on nanotechnology for a panel on "From Bioethics to Neuroethics: How Might Cognitive Modification Modify Pro-Choice Politics?" at the 13th Annual Boundaries in Question Conference: "Feminists Face the Future: New Feminist Perspectives on Biotechnology and Bioethics".
March 10, 2004 (San Diego, CA) Eric Drexler will present a keynote address at Accelrys World 2004.
March 3-7, 2004 (University of South Carolina) Eric Drexler will keynote and Christine Peterson will speak at "Imaging and Imagining Nanoscience & Engineering", a conference sponsored by NSF.
February 27, 2004 (Santa Clara, California) Eric Drexler will be the keynote speaker for the Silicon Valley Engineers Week Banquet.
February 25, 2004 (Tempe, AZ) Eric Drexler will give the Hogan & Hartson Jurimetrics Lecture, sponsored by Arizona State University College of Law.
February 11, 2004 (San Francisco, California) Christine Peterson will give a keynote luncheon talk on nanotechnology at the Licensing Executives Society of US/Canada's Winter Gathering.
January 20, 2004 (Sacramento, California) Christine Peterson will speak at "California Nanotechnology 2004: Our Future is Very Small", a policy briefing sponsored by the 21st Century Committee of the California State Legislature.
Dec. 11, 2003 (Washington, DC) Glenn Reynolds will speak on nanotechnology to the Scientific Advisory Board of the Environmental Protection Agency.
December 11, 2003 (Palo Alto, California) Eric Drexler and Neil Jacobstein, Chairman of IMM, will speak at a conference on nanotechnology sponsored jointly by Cato Institute and The Economist magazine. To be listed soon at:
December 4, 2003 (San Mateo, California) Lecture and panel discussion with Christine Peterson on nanotechnology, "Silicon Valley in 2010: Rust Belt or New Frontier?", sponsored by the San Francisco French-American Chamber of Commerce
October 16-19, 2003 (Camden, Maine) Christine Peterson will speak at Pop!Tech 2003.
October 10, 2003 (Burlingame, CA) In a Foresight Institute Policy Forum during the 11th Foresight Conference on Molecular Nanotechnology, Foresight president Christine Peterson will recap her testimony at the U.S. House Science Committee's hearing on "The Societal Implications of Nanotechnology", followed by a group discussion on health, environmental, and military impacts of molecular nanotechnology.
October 8, 2003 (Tokyo, Japan) Eric Drexler will give a keynote at the 3rd Nikkei Nanotech International Symposium.
October 2, 2003 (Paris) Christine Peterson will speak at an invitational conference at the Ministry of Research and New Technologies on "Nanotechnology and the Information Society: Ethical, Societal and Strategic Convergencies" sponsored by the Club de l'Arche, CREA, Europe 2020 and the French IPv6 Task Force.
September 30, 2003 (Brussels) Christine Peterson will speak at an invitational conference on "Buying and Celling? The NanoBioEconomy and Its Implications for Transatlantic Relations" sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of State and Johns Hopkins University's Center for Transatlantic Relations.
September 21-24, 2003 (Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) Eric Drexler will speak at a workshop on nanotechnology during this year's Environmental Grantmakers Association retreat.
September 19 & 20, 2003 (Waterfront Plaza Hotel, Oakland, CA, USA) Christine Peterson will speak at the Conference on Science, Technology, and Religion: Technosapiens? Beyond Bio-Nanotech, Cybernetics and the future of the human race.
September 12-14, 2003 (Stanford University, California) Eric Drexler and Christine Peterson will speak at the first Accelerating Change Conference
September 8-10, 2003 (Washington, DC, USA) Christine Peterson will give a keynote lecture and serve on an ethics panel at the World Nano-Economic Congress (WNEC)
August 18-22, 2003 (Stanford University, CA, USA) Eric Drexler will speak on the topic "Towards Advanced Nanotechnologies" as part of the upcoming Stanford Engineering and Science Institute: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2003. For more information call 650.723.9041 or visit the program website at:
August 8th, 2003 (Argent Hotel in San Francisco, CA, USA) Eric Drexler will speak at the American Bar Association's Section of Science & Technology Law annual meeting, at Noon.
August 7th, 2003 (Silicon Valley, CA, USA) Eric Drexler will speak at Intel on "Nanotechnology: Toward the Feynman Vision"
July 25, 2003 (Marina del Rey, California) Eric Drexler will participate in the Future Shock Anniversary Forum sponsored by Toffler Associates.
July 19-20, 2003 (Hyatt Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA, USA) Eric Drexler will speak on nanotechnology at the World Future Society's annual meeting, "WorldFuture 2003: 21st Century Opportunities and Challenges"
June 10, 2003 (Sheraton Hotel, Palo Alto, CA, USA) Christine Peterson will speak on "Nanotechnology: Evolution or Revolution?" for the Fellowship Forum.
June 3, 2003 (Claremont Hotel in Berkeley, CA, USA) Christine Peterson will serve on a panel on "The Very Small World: Getting Ready for the Next Technology Revolution" at the Institute for the Future's Technology Horizons Conference.
April 22-25, 2003 (Westin Santa Clara, Santa Clara, CA, USA) Eric Drexler will present a keynote speech "Nanotechnology: Bringing Digital Control to Matter" at the O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference
April 10-12, 2003 (Boston, MA, USA) Christine Peterson will speak on nanotechnology at the Boston University's Pardee Center Conference on the Future of Human Nature
April 9, 2003 (Washington, DC, USA) Foresight president Christine Peterson will testify on societal implications of nanotechnology for the U.S. House Science Committee on April 9 at 10 AM in room 2318 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The Committee schedule is available at:
Monday 6:30 pm, March 10, 2003 (Ming's Restaurant in Palo Alto, CA, USA) Christine Peterson will moderate: "Gloom, Doom or Ray of Hope"
What's in Store for Sillicon Valley in this economic and political climate; an annual look at the State of Silicon Valley.
March 7, 2003 (San Francisco CA, USA) Eric Drexler will speak to students in the biology seminar series at the City College of San Francisco.
February 19-21, 2003 (Monterey CA, USA) Ralph Merkle will speak at The Future of Life summit celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the discovery of the DNA double helix.
January 30-31, 2003 (Fairmont Hotel, New Orleans, LA, USA) Christine Peterson will speak on Nanotechnology at the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) 2003 Winter Meeting.
January 10, 2003 (Sheraton Fairplex, Pomona, CA, USA) Eric Drexler spoke on "Nanotechnology as the Future of Biotechnology" at the Fifteenth Annual CSU Biotechnology Symposium.
January 9-11, 2003 (Hilton San Diego Resort, San Diego, CA, USA) Christine Peterson will speak on "Nanotechnologies and the Technology of the Future" at STA 2003: Technology Extending the Senses, the annual meeting of the Society for Technology in Anesthesia
November 16 to 17, 2002 (Newport Beach Marriott near Los Angeles, CA, USA) Christine Peterson will speak on "Judging Life Extension Technologies" and Eric Drexler will speak on "Nanotechnology: the Upside" at the Fifth Alcor Conference on Extreme Life Extension.
November 15, 2002 (Newport Beach Marriott near Los Angeles, CA, USA) Ralph Merkle will speak on "Nanotechnology: how it will transform medicine and enable repair of cryopreserved tissue" at the tutorial preceding the Fifth Alcor Conference on Extreme Life Extension.
Oct. 31, 2002 (Palo Alto, CA, USA) Eric Drexler spoke on "2050 electricity scenario: Transitioning toward ubiquitous generation" at the RAPID PV Stakeholders Workshop, Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto.
October 16, 2002 (Newark, New Jersey, USA) Eric Drexler will give a keynote on "Nanotechnology and the Future of Medicine" at a symposium on Applications of Nanotechnology to Biomedical Science, held at New Jersey Medical School.
July 21, 2002 (New York City) Christine Peterson will give a plenary lecture on nanotechnology at the World Technology Summit 2002
June 27, 2002 (Palo Alto) Eric Drexler will speak on nanotechnology at PARC Forum (check website to verify date as it approaches)
May 30, 2002 (Palo Alto) Christine Peterson will speak at the Nanotech Visibility Conference
May 20, 2002 (New York City) Christine Peterson will give a keynote on nanotechnology at NanoBusiness Alliance's spring conference
May 15, 2002 (San Jose, CA) Ralph Merkle will give a keynote at Nanotech Planet Spring 2002 Conference and Expo
May 13, 2002 (Palo Alto) Christine Peterson will speak on nanotechnology at "Swiss Nanotechnology Meets Silicon Valley" Roadshow
May 9, 2002 (Rockville, Maryland) Ralph Merkle will speak on nanotechnology at the TIGR Distinguished Lecture Series: Defining the Boundaries of 21st Century Science
May 3, 2002 (Scottsdale, AZ) Eric Drexler will speak on nanotechnology as the keynote speaker at Congress on the Future of Engineering Software
April 26-29, 2002 (Palo Alto) Eric Drexler, Christine Peterson, Ralph Merkle and many others will speak at the Foresight Gathering
April 9, 2002 (San Francisco, California) Eric Drexler will be a keynote speaker at CTO Forum 2002
March 11, 2002 (San Jose, California) Eric Drexler will speak on nanotechnology at Santa Fe Institute's Business Network meeting entitled "Whither Technology?"
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