FiRe 2019 Sneak Peek: The Car Is Now A Platform

J. Augusto de Oliveira, CTO of Cypress Semiconductor on how the push for autonomous electric vehicles is driving opportunity and innovation

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FiReFilms CEO Sharon Anderson Morris wins Science and Society honor

The honor was given to Anderson Morris, the CEO of FiReFilms, for “leadership in establishing the FiReFilms mission of identifying, supporting, and promoting potentially world-changing great filmmakers and documentary films”

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2019 Featured Speaker:
Paul Jacobs,

2019 Featured Speaker:
George Church,
CRISPR Pioneer

2019 Featured Speaker:
Dmitri Alperovitch,
CrowdStrike CTO

Future in Review 2019

Join us for the 17th annual FiRe Conference, October 8-11, 2019, the Lodge at Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA

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2019 Featured Speaker:
Rob Knight,
Microbiome Expert

2019 Featured Speaker:
David Brin,
Science Fiction Author

2019 Featured Speaker:
Kim Stanley Robinson,
Science Fiction Author

2019 Featured Speaker:
George Dyson,
Technology Historian

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).

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.

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.”


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October 8-11, 2019


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La Jolla, CA

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See our recent issue, Car Wars, on how automated, connected car is a platform driving innovation and the geopolitical implications on Medium. Register now at to join top tech, science, and policy minds Oct 8–11 in La Jolla.

Pattern Computer Wins Coveted “Most Valued Company Award” at Keiretsu Forum Angel Capital Expo

Get ahead of other business and government leaders - find out how vehicles have become the central platform for important technologies - AI, 5G, energy, materials, infrastructure... Join us on Thurs. 4/25 to learn how to survive in the new battleground

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