X2 Project: Year 1 Report

Cesar Castro, Institute for the Future

Palantir Demonstration

Trae Stephens, Palantir Technologies

Blue Horizons (BH) II 2008 Final Report

Theodore Hailes, Center for Strategy and Technology, Air War College

The Impact of Future Technology

Ruoyi Zhou, Almaden Research, IBM

Cultural Impacts of the Internet

Timothy Mack, World Future Society


January 7-8, 2009

Beckman Center of the National Academies

Irvine, California

X2: Threats, Opportunities, and Advances in Science and Technology

Cesar Castro, Institute for the Future

Implications of Financing to Disruptive Energy Technologies

Preston Roper, Tioga Energy

Prediction, Expectation, … and Surprise

Eric Horvitz, Adaptive Systems and Interaction Group, Microsoft Research

The New Global Challengers, and Globality

David Michael, Boston Consulting Group

Road to Cost Effective PV

Ajeet Rohatgi, Suniva, Inc.

An Emerging Disruptive Technology: Fuel Cells

Scott Samuelsen, Henry Samueli School of Engineering, University of California, Irvine


March 3-4, 2009

National Academy of Sciences Building

Washington, D.C.

Forecasting Future Disruptive Technologies, NAS Committee Update

Cesar Castro, Institute for the Future

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