Dave Lochbaum, Director, Nuclear Safety Project, Union of Concerned Scientists
Additional Speakers TBD
Three years after Fukushima we ask: Is nuclear power dead in the water? Or is it poised for revival due to the world’s desperate need for carbon-free energy? Two U.S. nuclear plants are being shut down, but dozens of others have been revitalized by regulators who approved letting them run another decade or two.
The triple meltdowns at Fukushima could be the greatest industrial disaster in history. But the disaster is not over, it has only just begun. Without repair at the reactors, endless radionuclide contamination from Fukushima will poison the Pacific Ocean. Roe – a patent attorney with an extensive electrical engineering background – has also been personally active in fund-raising efforts to send money and food to children living near Fukushima. Read more »
Padmasree Warrior, Chief Technology and Strategy Officer, Cisco Marina Gorbis, Executive Director, Institute for the Future - Moderator
Today’s innovation and success landscape is much different than just 10 years ago. Major technology trends are converging and shaping how we live, how we work, how we learn and how we play. In turn, there are business imperatives that result and Warrior says that only those who can encourage and ride this wave of ongoing innovation will thrive. Read more »
Melonee Wise, Co-founder and CEO, Unbounded Robotics Joe Augenbraun, Founder, Neato Robotics Pieter Abbeel, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC BerkeleyRead more »
Brian Gerkey, CEO, Open Source Robotics Foundation Rich Mahoney, Director, Robotics Program, SRI International Paola Santana, Co-founder, Matternet Steve Henn, Technology Correspondent, NPR – ModeratorRead more »