[ExI] Fwd: iHuman: The Future of Minds and Machines - December 4th Half-Day Conference

Adrian Tymes atymes at gmail.com
Wed Nov 12 16:06:41 UTC 2014

I suspect some here may wish to apply to speak at this event.
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December 4th, 2014
2:00 — 6:30 pm

Location announced soon!

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   Smart phones were just the beginning...

*There's no doubt that AI technology will affect our lives. 2025 is only
eleven years away, and futurists and entrepreneurs are all wondering: what
will our world look like when the majority of our computers have learned
how to "think"?  *

At SVForum's December 4th half-day conference "*iHuman: The Future of Minds
and Machines*
will set the stage to discuss how the creation of Artificial Intelligence
today will impact the world of tomorrow. You will hear from experts about
this rapidly-growing industry, and learn what life will be like in an
augmented world. *Our featured keynote speaker will be Steve Jurvetson of
Draper Fisher Jurvetson*; each of our panels and Q&A session will feature
some of the brightest minds and best innovators working in AI and Robotics


*Be a Part of The Day! If You're Interested In:*
*Speaking: *Please email your bio and links to events at which you have
appeared to Sepideh Nasiri (sepideh at svforum.org)
*Sponsorship Opportunities:* Email Sepideh Nasiri (sepideh at svforum.org)
*Volunteering*: Click here
email events at svforum.org
*Purchasing a Demo and/or Exhibitor Table*: Please visit the event page
to purchase table space for your startup. You will also have the
opportunity to deliver a speed pitch to conference attendees.

  2 - 3pm Registration and networking
 3:00pm Opening Remarks
 3:15pm *Keynote Speech: Steve Jurvetson, Partner, DFJ*
*How will the creation of Artificial Intelligence today impact the world of
 4:00pm *Panel Discussion*
*Smarter Than Us: The Rise of Intelligent Machines*
 4:45pm *Coffee and Networking Break*
 5:00pm *Tech Talk: *
*The Next Generation of Robots: Working With and For People*
 5:30pm *Panel Discussion*
*Investing for the Future *
 6:15pm *Speed pitches from Participating Startups *
 6:30pm Closing Remarks and Cocktail Hour


*Steve Jurvetson, Partner, DFJ*

Steve Jurvetson is a Partner at *DFJ
His current board responsibilities include SpaceX, Synthetic Genomics,
and Tesla Motors (TSLA). He was the founding VC investor
in Hotmail, Interwoven (IWOV), Kana (KANA), and NeoPhotonics (NPTN). He
also led DFJ's investments in other companies that were acquired for $12
billion in aggregate. Previously, Steve was an R&D Engineer
at Hewlett-Packard, where seven of his communications chip designs were
fabricated. His prior technical experience also includes programming,
materials science research, and computer design at HP's PC Division, the
Center for Materials Research, and Mostek. He has also worked in product
marketing at Apple and NeXT Software. As a Consultant with Bain & Company,
Steve developed executive marketing, sales, engineering and business
strategies for a wide range of companies in the software, networking and
semiconductor industries.

At Stanford University, he finished his BSEE in 2.5 years and graduated #1
in his class, as the Henry Ford Scholar. Steve also holds an MS in
Electrical Engineering from Stanford. He received his MBA from the Stanford
Business School, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. He also serves on
the Advisory Boards of SRI International, WAVC, STVP, and SEVF.

He was honored as "The Valley's Sharpest VC" on the cover of Business 2.0
and chosen by the SF Chronicle and SF Examiner as one of "the ten people
expected to have the greatest impact on the Bay Area in the early part of
the 21st Century." Steve was chosen by Forbes as one of "Tech's Best
Venture Investors", by the VC Journal as one of the "Ten Most Influential
VCs", and by Fortune as part of their "Brain Trust of Top Ten Minds." Steve
was honored as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, as
a Distinguished Alumnus by St. Mark's (where he was Commencement Speaker),
and as Deloitte's "Venture Capitalist of the Year" for 2012.

*More speakers will be announced soon!*



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