2016 THEME: “The Power of Flows”

A Strategic News Service Presentation

"The best technology conference in the world." - The Economist


Future in Review 2016

Join us for the 14th annual FiRe Conference, September 27-30, 2016, at the Stein Eriksen Lodge in Park City, Utah.

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Racing Extinction

FiRe 2015 Featured Film

SNS FiReFilms was pleased to screen Racing Extinction Racing Extinction at FiRe 2015

The 2nd film by Oscar® winner Louie Psihoyos goes behind the scenes to document today’s breathtaking rate of species and ecosystems extinction at the hands of humans, in a dramatic warning as beautiful and suspenseful as it is a call to urgent action.

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Expanding Networks, Creating Alliances

100% of survey respondents said FiRe met or exceeded their expectations, and 73% made new project and business alliances at FiRe, in a venue that couldn’t be more conducive.


FiRe Global Initiatives

FiRe is the birthplace of programs that long outlive each conference: INVNT/IP Global Consortium, FiReFilms that make a difference, the AORTA digital education manifesto, a Global Rescue System to reduce human trafficking, and the new medical field of Nutritional Microanalysis, among many others.


World-Class Centerpiece Conversations

With industry luminaries such as Paul Jacobs and Irwin Jacobs, Mark Hurd, Elon Musk, Craig Venter, Michael Dell, Colin Angle, Ray Ozzie, and Barry Diller, in PowerPoint-free, “real” conversations. View the discussion with Vint Cerf (pictured).


A Roundtable Experience

FiRe attendees and speakers are called Participants for a reason; many are included onstage, and many more take part in offstage FiRe group discussions leading to new ventures or FiRe Global Initiatives.


Real-Time Problem Solving

FiRe’s annual “CTO Design Challenge” unites engineers to tackle an intractable world problem and present actionable solutions, from fighting urban wildfires to Pattern Computing to solving global warming to defining and launching the new medical field of “Nutritional Microanalyisis.”


Entrepreneurs Making History

Who comes to FiRe? The CEO of the first private company to successfully launch a rocket into orbital space. FiRe Chair Mark Anderson (L) interviews Elon Musk, SpaceX CEO and 7-time FiRe speaker.

Why Be Part of Fire?



September 27-30, 2016


Stein Eriksen Lodge
Park City, Utah

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  • University President Defies Trend, Defends Intellectual Diversity

    Wed, 04 May 2016 00:13:00 -0700

    Recently, at George Mason University, thuggish puritanical progressivism ... But in an open letter on Friday April 29, GMU president Angel Cabrera responded to his faculty. He defended the future Antonin Scalia Law School and commended his dean's ...

  • Intelsat and Kymeta

    Tue, 03 May 2016 19:56:00 -0700

    “We are excited to partner with Intelsat to bring Kymeta’s patented mTenna technology to existing and newly enabled high-volume markets for mobile satellite communications,” stated Dr. Nathan Kundtz, President and Chief Technology Officer of Kymeta.

  • Tweaking Nature: Harnessing Photosynthesis to Secure our Energy Future

    Tue, 03 May 2016 18:43:00 -0700

    To overcome this challenge, one team at CalTech are taking inspiration from nature to turn renewable energy into a storable fuel. The team, lead by Nathan Lewis from the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, want to generate energy by mimicking ...

  • How the Greens Are Killing “Green” Energy

    Mon, 02 May 2016 18:00:00 -0700

    What happened? Michael Shellenberger tells the larger story in a terrific article at Environmental Progress Illinois. Here are a few highlights: Few people realize that up until the early-seventies, environmentalists including the Sierra Club itself was ...

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