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Future Trends in Technology
The Futures Research of the Pacific Institute for Advanced Study
  

For more than 30 years the Pacific Institute for Advanced Study (PIAS) has been conducting research on the leading technological trends that are shaping our world. Some of the fields of research include climate change, applications of 3D printing in construction & medicine, block-chain and crypto-currencies, alternate energy technologies and numerous other areas. The director of the Institut...

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Travels From: Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada)
Fee Range: Varies

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Transformation of the Workplace in the 21st Century
10 critical forces that are shaping the workplaces of today
  

This discussion focuses on the 10 critical forces that are shaping the workplaces of today. Organizations who correctly recognize these forces and proactively manage them will have a distinct advantage in the years to come. More speaking topics can be found at http://lindasharkey.com/speaking/

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Travels From: NC
Fee Range: Available Upon Request

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Public Policy Issues and the Autonomous Vehicle
Dramatically rethinking transportation planning.
  

The advent of the autonomous vehicle has introduced a transition period in transportation policy planning. The time frame for benefits from any particular investment has been reduced. Though uncertain, it is clear that autonomous vehicles will make a difference in the return on investment calculation of parking facilities, highways and public transportation systems. A great many investments bei...

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Travels From: San Francisco, CA
Fee Range: Open

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Our Revitalized Future
Despite myriad problems, our world is becoming healthier, wealthier, and more beautiful. Here's how, why, and who is making it happen.
  

Our Revitalized Future: Inspiring optimism and confidence in leaders, parents, and children. It's no secret that our cities, nations, and planet have numerous social economic, and environmental problems. What is a secret is the vast amount of successful community revitalization and natural resource restoration that is happening all around the world. Hope is nice, but seldom lasts. Evidenc...

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Travels From: Washington, DC
Fee Range: $5,000 - $7,500

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Tales From the Edge of Space -- Pursuing A Dream at Ground Level
Goal-setting Your Future at Any Age
  

Tales From the Edge of Space -- Pursuing A Dream at Ground Level “Dream Wild” is a phrase to inspire people to achieve the most in life. Candy Torres decided very early in life that being an astronaut was her heart’s desire. It was a time when women were not even allowed to apply for that lofty job. Although she was too short and too near-sighted to get far in the application process, it ...

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Travels From: Houston, TX
Fee Range: Available Upon Request

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