Futurist Paul Saffo to speak at Coastalwealth Roundtable, Mar 11

Press release

Posted by on Sat, February 7, 2009

The first Coastalwealth Roundtable, features keynote speaker is Paul Saffo, a well-respected and renowned futurist who will address issues we must be aware of as our businesses move forward in the world.

Can the Coastside business community apply what we learn to our businesses and educational institutions? How can we work together and make our educational and business processes more effective? As partners we can move our community forward.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 – 11:30am to 2:00pm
Half Moon Bay Brewing Company - Mavericks Garden Room
$40 per ticket - Only 24 tickets available. Reservations required, by March 2
Limited seating available, purchase your tickets now!
Tickets Available at the HMB Chamber, 235 Main St. or 650-726-8380

Special Guest Speaker: Futurist Paul Saffo

Paul is a forecaster and essayist with over two decades experience exploring long-term technological change and its practical impact on business and society. He teaches at Stanford University and is a Visiting Scholar in the Stanford Media X research network. He was the founding chairman of the Samsung Science Board and serves on a variety of other boards including the Long Now Foundation, the Singapore National Research Foundation Science Advisory Board, and the Pax Group. He has served as an advisor and Forum Fellow to the World Economic Forum since 1997. Paul is a columnist for ABCNews.com, and his essays have appeared in numerous publications including The Harvard Business Review, Fortune, Wired, The Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, The New York Times, and the Washington Post. Paul is a Fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, and holds degrees from Harvard College, Cambridge University and Stanford University.