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Program

Main Stage

SectionTimeSessionSpeakers
7:30 - 8:45BREAKFAST AND REGISTRATION
Welcome to SingularityU
Canada Summit
8:45 - 10:30Welcome to SingularityUOren Berkovich
Intro to Exponentials & Road to AbundancePeter Diamandis
Societal Implications of AbundanceSalim Ismail
10:30 - 11:00BREAK
Citizenship11:00 - 12:30Intro to the CitizenshipRobert Steiner
Decentralized PowerAndreas M. Antonopoulous
Should Robots Have Rights?Suzanne Gildert
[Debate] The Balance Between Privacy and FreedomAran Hamilton (Moderator)
Ann Cavoukian
Greg Wolfond
Assaf Mischari
12:30 - 14:00LUNCH
Health14:00 - 15:45Intro to the Health ThemeMolly Shoichet
The Future of HealthZayna Khayat
[Performance] Could Your Avatar Change Your Life?Alexx Henry
Programming LifeRaymond McCauley
Improving Our Human SelvesDivya Chander
15:45 - 16:30BREAK
Looking Forward16:30 - 17:45Literary View of the FutureRobert J. Sawyer
Exponential CanadaSalim Ismail
Interactive Q&A SessionHost and Select Speakers
17:45EVENING PROGRAM TO BEGIN
Evening Program18:00 - 22:00The Lab Exploration / Cocktail Reception / Food / DJ
Live PerformanceReactagirl
Aerial PerformanceArrowonics

Main Stage

SectionTimeSessionSpeakers
8:00 - 8:30BREAKFAST
Welcome Back8:30 - 9:30[Performance] The Future of Embodied ComputingToshi Anders Hoo &
Daniel Berkman
Art vs ScienceAnn Makosinski
9:30 - 10:00BREAK
Energy10:00 - 12:00Intro to the Energy ThemeGlen Murray
The Future of EnergyRamez Naam
Living in a World of Energy ContradictionsSean Collins
The Path to Electric TransportationJosipa Petrunic
Investing In Our Cleantech FutureTom Rand
[Debate] What the Future of Energy Means for CanadaDiane Francis (Moderator)
Ramez Naam
Tom Rand
Josipa Petrunic
Sean Collins
12:00 - 13:30LUNCH
Prosperity13:30 - 15:45Intro to the Prosperity ThemeRobert Greenhill
ExonomicsAmin Toufani
The BIG ShiftJohn Hagel
Machine Intelligence, From Research to Impact Amanda Lang (Moderator)
Cameron Schuler
Ed Clark
Mobility ReimaginedRaquel Urtasun
15:45 - 16:30BREAK
Closing of Day 216:30 - 18:00What's Next?Oren Berkovich
Exponential LeadershipDavid Roberts

 

Workshop

SectionTimeWorkshopSpeakers
Morning Workshops10:00 - 12:00Overview: Exploring Exponential LeadershipLisa Kay Solomon
Leading as Futurist: Imagining New FuturesLisa Kay Solomon
Leading as Technologist: Exploring Exponential Business ModelsPatrick van der Pijl
12:00 - 13:30LUNCH
Afternoon Workshops13:30 - 15:45Leading as Innovator: Applying Successful Practices of InnovationLarry Keeley
Leading as Impact-Driver: Designing Solutions for Greater GoodAlex Ryan

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Energy

Energy

Ample, accessible and sustainable energy for the needs of humanity.

Prosperity

Prosperity

Equitable access to economic and other opportunities for self-fulfillment where all people are free from poverty and able to thrive.

Health

Health

Optimal physical and mental health, including access to cost-effective prevention, early diagnosis, and personalized therapy for individuals and communities.

Citizenship

Citizenship

Equitable participation of all people in formal and societal governance that is in accordance with principles of justice and individual rights, free from discrimination and identity-based prejudices, and able to meet the needs of an exponentially changing world.