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Discussion of "The Coming Wave"

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

07:15 PM - 08:30 PM



This event will be held online via Zoom.

Event Summary

The Austin Forum on Technology & Society covers any and all technologies that are influencing and impacting how we interact, work, learn, innovate and discover, run our companies and organizations, and more. We also frequently discuss how knowledge, and technology capabilities, are expanding exponentially and the challenges this presents. For our November book discussion, we will discuss a book that brings all of this together: how we adapt to all of the transformational changes that AI everywhere, synthetic biology and DNA printers, quantum computing, robots and autonomous devices, abundant green energy, and more will have on our lives, organizations, and planet. Join us for a thought-provoking look at the very near future, and a discussion of what we can, and must, do to make these imminent transformational changes positive.

Registration and Attendance Instructions

Online via Zoom

Once you register via Ticketbud, you will receive the direct Zoom link in your confirmation email. You will also receive the Zoom link in a reminder email one day before the event.

You must join the Zoom meeting using the first and last name and email you used to register for your ticket. If your Zoom screen name does not match the name you used to register for your ticket, you will be removed from the Zoom meeting. You can rename yourself in Zoom if, for any reason, your username does not match your ticket when first joined.

We will not admit anyone into the Zoom meeting who attempts to join 15 minutes past the start time.

About the Moderator

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Jay Boisseau, Executive Director, Austin Forum on Technology & Society

Jay is the executive director and founder of The Austin Forum on Technology & Society, which he started in 2006 and is now the leading monthly technology outreach and engagement event in Austin--and starting to attract national and even international attendees online. The Austin Forum is one of the pillars of the Austin tech scene, providing connections to information, ideas, collaborations, and community overall. Through Vizias, Jay also founded the Austin Smart City Alliance (July 2015, formerly Austin CityUP Consortium) and currently serves as the Executive Director, with a vision of creating an integrated smart city fabric throughout Austin—leveraging mobile devices and IoT data collectors, as well as supercomputers and AI for predictive analytics and scenario simulation—in the years ahead to address city issues, empower city planning, and improve city life in general.

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