FUTURE MED AT SINGULARITY UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS FOR FUTURE MED 2013: FEBRUARY 4-9, SILICON VALLEY

SPECIAL EVENT TO BE HELD FEBRUARY 9 AT THE COMPUTER HISTORY MUSEUM, MOUNTAIN VIEW, WITH TECH DEMOS, PITCH SESSIONS AND SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – FutureMed ( www.FutureMed2020.com ), a specialized six-day program, uniquely focused on exploring the impact and potential of rapidly advancing technologies on the future of health, medicine and biotechnology, has announced the program of speakers and presentations for FutureMed 2013.

The program will be held February 4-9, at Singularity University’s campus at NASA Research Park, Moffett Field, CA.  The detailed program schedule is located at: http://www.FutureMed2020.com/schedule/ .

On Saturday, February 9, FutureMed will host a Special Event at the Computer History Museum from 2:00–11:00pm (PT), entitled Exploring the Future of Health, Technology and Medicine ( http://futuremed2020.com/special/ ) - bringing together the San Francisco Bay Area’s rich community of clinicians, inventors, innovators, investors, healthcare executives and entrepreneurs from across the healthcare ecosystem. The event will include hands-on demonstrations of the latest technologies in medicine, neuroscience and healthcare, VC pitch sessions for emerging companies, and a dinner program featuring specialists in Brain/Machine Interface, and Ekso Bionics, among other presentations.

Past participants call FutureMed “ a mind-opening voyage into the future with the people who are creating it; Absolutely incredible and intellectually invigorating with practical business benefits.”

FUTURE MED 2013 (HIGHLIGHTS):

  • Feb 4: Keynote : Ray Kurzweil Keynote, Co-Founder, Singularity Univ
  • Feb 4: Keynote : John Abele, Co-Founder, Boston Scientific
  • Feb 5: Keynote: Dr. Peter Diamandis, Co-Founder, Singularity Univ
  • Feb 5: AI and Healthcare: Marty Kohn, IBM Watson; Vinod Khosla
  • Feb 5: Future of Oncology: Jack Andraka, ISEF teen winner for Cancer Test
  • Feb 6: Biotech, Genome, Personalized Medicine, and Intervention; Aza Raskin, IDEO
  • Feb 8: Neuromedicine and Workshops
  • Feb 8 Special Presentation: Dr. Farzad Mostashari, National Coordinator for HealthCare IT Office of the National Coordinator, HHS, will present the Million Hearts Prize Awards

SPEAKERS BIOS: http://www.FutureMed2020.com/faculty/

Ray Kurzweil, Peter Diamandis, Farzad Mostashari, Larry Smarr, John Mattison, Christopher Longhurst, Marty Kohn, Lee Hochberg, Adam Gazzalev, Christopher DeCharms, Tiffany Shlain, Ajay Verma, Vinod Khosla, David Judge, Lucien Engelen, Daniel Riskin, Neil Jacobstein, David Shaywitz, Ronald Levy, David Ewing Duncan, Jack Andraka, Raymond McCauley, Andrew Hessell, Catherine Mohr, Jay Schnitzer, Peter Fitzgerald, Daniel Kraft, Alan Russell, Jonathan Abele, Jonathan Sackler Bernstein, Babak Parviz, Salim Ismail, Nick Soloway, David Albert, Aza Raskin, Jose Gomez, Donna Cryer, Linda Stone, Marc Goodman, Eric Rassmussen, Dan Barry, Pete Worden. Executive Director : Dr. Daniel Kraft; Executive Producer : Robin Farmanfarmaian

MEDIA CONTACT: To attend FutureMed sessions, news media representatives must register in advance no later than Friday, February 1, with Diane Murphy at 202.361.9681, or by email at: diane@singularityu.org .

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