Global trade is under attack and making headlines. But what about the tech disruption wave coming? What should manufacturers, biotech firms, ICT companies, governments, the workforce and citizens be thinking now about the disruptive convergence of bio-, info-, nano-, cogno- (BINC) technologies?
Participants will learn about the latest BINC pilots well-underway and some practical indicator tools that may help companies, governments and individuals adapt to the possibilities and challenges of a BINC era. New green tech applications, drones & self-driving cars; “democratic IT infrastructure”; basic income/welfare engineering; new human intelligence education (vs. artificial), and emerging biotech pilots will be discussed.artificial), and emerging biotech pilots will be discussed.
Key Note Professor Steen Rasmussen
Professor Rasmussen is the director of the Center for Fundamental Living Technology at the University of Southern Denmark and the Santa Fe Institute. He also has 20 years of high-tech experience at the U.S.-based Los Alamos National Laboratory. Professor Rasmussen’s scientific expertise is in the fields of artificial life and intelligence, critical infrastructure security, and technology impact. He works with municipalities, business advisory boards, the Danish State, and the European Parliament to install stabilizing mechanism pilots to prepare for technology and societal transitions.technology and societal transitions.
After the Keynote presentation, we will have an off-the-record panel discussion joined by Professor Rasmussen, Murilo W Bonilha of United Technologies Research Center, Lou Zhou of IBM, Professor Guo from Renmin University of China School of Law, and Anthony Scriffigano of Dun & Bradstreet.
AmCham China thanks the generous sponsorship of United Technologies, PricewaterhouseCoopers China and Mintz Group.