Emerging Technologies to Change the World, by Dr. Bruce McCabe
Get thinking “outside the box” and far from the military context! Dr. McCabe will introduce you to technology game-changers and innovations in other industries around the world. The presentation will be wide-ranging: you’ll go on a rapid-fire journey through fascinating developments in transportation, retail, construction, manufacturing, agriculture, biotech, emergency services, energy, healthcare, urban-planning, airport operations, space, and more. Hear stories about Dr. McCabe’s heroes, the scientists and engineers behind these innovations, and how they are “thinking differently” to tackle big challenges in novel ways. Dr. Bruce McCabe began his career at IBM in 1988 and went on to hold senior roles at IBM, WordPerfect, Novell and Gartner. In 2002 he founded S2 Intelligence, a think tank to support organizational innovation through grounded research. He went on to serve as an independent adviser to a long list of multinationals, state and federal governments, universities and science labs. He has explored new technologies and how innovation happens for thirty years. He travels constantly and works across all industry sectors. When not speaking he writes novels about the near future.