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Global threats... Global opportunities - DRAFT AGENDA
May 8-9, 2007 in Washington, D.C.


Monday, May 7
12:00 pm
Informal lunch for Media Futures Workshop
1:00 pm
Workshop: Media Futures (until 4:30 PM)
7:00 pm
Welcome Reception and Buffet Dinner

Tuesday, May 8
7:30 am

Breakfast

8:30 am
Conference Welcome
Leonard Kleinrock, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
8:40 am
Conference Overview
Doug Lenat, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
9:10 am
Towards Global Health Diplomacy
Richard Carmona, M.D., The 17th Surgeon General of the United States, Vice Chairman, Canyon Ranch, and Distinguished Professor of Public Health, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona
10:00 am
Project Argus: Indications and Warnings to Detect and Track Biological Events
James Wilson, Division Head, Integrated Biodefense, Imaging Science and Information System Center, Georgetown University Medical Center
10:45 am
Break
11:15 am
The Strategy Paradox
Michael Raynor, Deloitte Research Distinguished Fellow, Deloitte Consulting
12:00 pm
The Opportunities of Megacities
Richard Saul Wurman, Architect and Founder, TED
12:30 pm
Lunch
1:45 pm
Cybersecurity Risk Management and Economics: Dispelling Some Popular Myths
Larry Gordon, Professor of Managerial Accounting and Information Assurance, The Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
2:20 pm
Front Line Against Bot Armies, Part II
Merrick Furst, Co-founder, Damballa, Inc.
3:00 pm
Sustainable Computing
David Douglas, Vice President, Eco-Responsibility, Sun Microsystems
3:30 pm
Break
4:00 pm
Water Use and Reuse ... Toward Precision Sustainability
Thomas Harmon, Associate Professor, School of Engineering, UC Merced
4:30 pm
The Spelunker’s Dilemma: Anticipating the Risks of Innovations and Next-Generation Technologies
Denise Caruso, Founder and Executive Director, Hybrid Vigor Institute
7:00 pm
Reception and Dinner

Wednesday, May 9
7:30 am

Breakfast

8:30 am
TTI/Vanguard Announcements
8:45 am
Sustainable Retreat
James Lovelock, Author, The Revenge of GAIA
9:30 am

Cosmic Collision Insurance: Preventing an Asteroid Impact
Dan Durda, Senior Research Scientist, Department of Space Studies, Southwest Research Institute

10:00 am

Can Technology Save Us?
Volker Hartkopf, Director, Center for Building Performance and Diagnostics, Carnegie Mellon University

10:40 am
Break
11:10 am
Cleaning up CO2
Tom Kiser, Chairman, CEO, and Founder, Professional Supply, Inc.
11:45 am
Software Risks and Assurance in an Era of Globalization
Bob Lucky, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
12:15 pm
The Friendly (and Crowded) Skies
Glenn Roberts, Chief Engineer, MITRE Corporation
12:45 pm
Lunch
2:00 pm
The Next Big Thing
Eric Haseltine, Associate Director of National Intelligence, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
2:45 pm
Network Centric Operations Intelligence and Information Sharing
Linton Wells, II, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense
3:30 pm
Conference Wrap-up
John Perry Barlow, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
4:00 pm
Close of Conference

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