Hosted by Mark Anderson, founder and publisher of the Strategic News Service™, the Future in Review® (FiRe) conference exposes world experts and participants to new ideas in a manner that produces an accurate portrait of the future in technology, including the global economy, cloud computing, biology and medical diagnostics, policy, netbooks, space travel, sustainability, and other fields that contribute to technology outcomes. (Strategic News Service and the SNS weekly global report have been accurately predicting the technology industry’s future since 1995.) This intimate conference is designed to be intellectually challenging, financially rewarding, and fun.
Where and when?
The 15th annual FiRe Conference will be held October 10th – 13th, 2017, at the Stein Eriksen Lodge, in Park City, Utah.
What makes FiRe unique?
No other conference offers participants a more accurate view of the technology industry in the next 3-5 years. And no other conference provides the intellectual engagement and challenge you will find at FiRe, in a beautiful environment, meeting with the world leaders who are building that future.
In place of canned PowerPoint speeches, FiRe consists entirely of focused conversations on subjects affecting the near- and mid-term future.
Who should attend?
Top officers of world-class technology-driven companies and global investors and policymakers. Many participants are also speakers. Early registration increases the chance that we will ask you to participate in the program.
If you have any questions, please contact the SNS Programs Director, Sharon/”SAM”, at email@example.com or by phone at 435-649-3645.
For billing and registration questions:
Please contact Sharon Anderson Morris at firstname.lastname@example.org – or write to:
SNS Conference Corp.
P.O. Box 1969
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Mark Anderson, Founder and CEO, Strategic News Service; and Chair, Future in Review Conference Corp.
Sharon Anderson Morris, Director, SNS Programs and FiRe Events, Strategic News Service; and Managing Director, FiReFilms
Sally Anderson, Editor-in-Chief and Production Manager for Strategic News Service, FiRe Events, and FiReFilms
Evan Anderson, Director of Marketing and Research, Strategic News Service
Denyse Davis, Executive Assistant to CEO Mark Anderson, Strategic News Service
David Morris, Business Development, Strategic News Service
Mary Elders, Executive Assistant to Sharon Anderson Morris, Programs Director, Strategic News Service
Scott Schramke, IT Director, Strategic News Service
Don Budinger, Chair and Founding Director, The Rodel Foundations
Ty Carlson, Senior Manager, Digital Products Group, Amazon
Russell Daggatt, General Partner, Denny Hill Capital
Cynthia Figge, Co-Founder and COO, CSRHUB and EKOS International
Scott Foster, Advisor, Triple A Partners Japan; and Alliance Partner, Translink
Glen Hiemstra, Founder and CEO, Futurist.com
William H. Janeway, Senior Advisor, Warburg Pincus (New York & Cambridge, UK)
Dan Lynch, Chair, Lynch Enterprises
Nathan McDonald, President, Keiretsu Forum Northwest
Matt McIlwain, Managing Director, Madrona Venture Group
Gregory Ness, VP Marketing, CloudVelocity
John Petote, Founder, Santa Barbara Angel Alliance
Michael Pfeffer, Managing Partner, Kolohala Ventures; and President and CEO, Ibis Networks
Gary Roshak, Vice President, Products, Kymeta
Paul Shoemaker, Executive Connector, Social Venture Partners
Rolf Skoglund, Co-Founder, ThinkOut, and Co-Founder and Chair, Startupfactory (Stockholm)
Larry Smarr, Director, Calit2, UC San Diego and Irvine
Steve Waite, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director, Graphene Stakeholders Assoc.
Jean Wooldridge, Principal, St. Cloud Communications
Ambassador for Angel Investing – John Petote
Ambassador for Asia Research – Scott Foster, Partner, TAP Japan; and Alliance Partner, Translink
Ambassador for Cloud Computing – Greg Ness, Vice President of Marketing, CloudVelox
Ambassador for Communications – Simon Hackett, Board Member, Australian National Broadband Network Co.; and Past Founder, Internode
Ambassador for Documentary Films – Geralyn Dreyfous, Co-Founder/Director-at-Large, Impact Partners; and Founder, Utah Film Center
Ambassador for Economics – William H. Janeway, Senior Advisor, Warburg Pincus (New York & Cambridge, UK)
Ambassador for Education – David Engle, Director of US Operations, SNS Project Inkwell; and Superintendent, Port Townsend Public School District
Ambassador for Ocean Health – Roger Payne, Founder and President, Ocean Alliance (Vermont and New Zealand)
Ambassador for Pure Science – Larry Smarr, Founding Director, Calit2, UC San Diego/UC Irvine and the Qualcomm Institute
Ambassador for Science Fiction – David Brin, Physicist and Author
Ambassador for Wireless Research – Chetan Sharma, President, Chetan Sharma Consulting
2015 Global Instigator for Good – Kamran Elahian, Global VC, Entrepreneur Without Borders, and World Philanthropist; and Chairman, Global Catalyst Partners
2015 Director, Best Documentary – Louie Psihoyos, Racing Extinction
2015 Entrepreneur of the Year – Nancy Stagliano, CEO, True North Therapeutics Inc.
2014 World-Changing Documentary – Michael Rossato-Bennett, Director, Alive Inside
2014 “Above and Beyond” Award – Hugh Bradlow, CTO and Head of Innovation, Telstra
2014 Pioneer in Global Change – Larry Smarr, Founding Director, Calit2, UC San Diego/UC Irvine and the Qualcomm Institute
2014 “Creating New International Innovators” Award – Guy Groff (fmr.) Associate VP, Professional Management and Career Development, Thunderbird School of Global Management
2013 Company of the Year – Graphene Technologies (CEO, Jon Myers)
2013 CEO of the Year – Leroy Hood, President, Institute for Systems Biology
2013 Entrepreneur of the Year – Kevin Montgomery, CEO, Collaborate.org
2013 Philanthropist of the Year – Paul Shoemaker, Executive Director, Social Venture Partners
2012 Company of the Year – Nuance Communications
2012 CEO of the Year – Paul Jacobs, Qualcomm
2012 Entrepreneur of the Year – Colin Angle, CEO, iRobot
2012 Philanthropist of the Year – Don Budinger, Chairman and Founding Director, The Rodel Foundations
2011 Entrepreneur of the Year – Simon Hackett, Managing Director, Internode
2009 Entrepreneur of the Year – Elon Musk, CEO and CTO, SpaceX; CEO and Product Architect, Tesla Motors; and Chair, SolarCity