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World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Human x Machine - Business in the Age of Intelligence

Monday, October 2, 2017 at 10:45 am to 12:30 am

John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center 63 Fifth Avenue, Room U100, New York, NY 10003


A riveting cast of disruptors and game-changers debate the controversial and riveting proposition and share stories on how the Four Ecosystems of Intelligent Disruptions will transform design, services, lifestyle, health, cities, and industrials. 

A creative fusion of game-changers from diverse walks of life come together to reveal how intelligence is good for business and social growth - and more of it is coming. But how much is too much before it is too late? 


Humans, Morals & Machines
Rosalind Hudnell, Intel Foundation 

Intelligent Commerce
Bernard Luthi, Monoprice

Designing Intelligence
Todd Bracher, Designer

Wasteless Chains
Francisco Melo, Avery Dennison

The Next Interface
Hong Z. Tan, Purdue University

Humanity & Space
Iona Cozmuta, NASA

The Autonomous Economy
Colin Langan, UBS

Singularity is Not Near
Blair Lacorte, AEye

Fly High, Stay Grounded
Ziv Marom, ZV Interactive

Connected Intelligence
Hassan Ahmed, Affirmed Networks

About the Summit
The 2017 World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship will feature an all-star line-up of 130+ of the world’s most riveting people representing all walks of life: Deputy Director of DARPA, Founder of Zipcar; President of Nokia Bell Labs; President of The New School; Head of IBM Watson Health; Google Head of Product Design; Chairman & CEO of Affirmed Networks; President of Intel Foundation; Siemens Head of Research Group; CEOs of Monoprice, Shutterstock, nScrypt, Darktrace, AliveCor, RoboTerra, Vital Vio, Lucidscape; Chief Tcehnology, Innovation and Digital Captains from UBS, JCI, Pfizer, ABB, Verizon, Dassult Systems, 3M, AIG, GE Power, SAP, to name a few. 

New School faculty, students and staff are eligible to attend all sessions that are held at the Tishman Auditorium (63 Fifth Ave) and at the Auditorium (66 West 12 St.). Advanced registration is required. There will be NO on-site registrations. To register, visit:

Due to limited spaces, the breakout sessions, salons, mashups, networking breaks and any of the related social events and functions are reserved for Members and Fellows of the World Summit.

Presented in partnership with The New School.

Event Type

Conferences and Symposia


Students, Faculty, Staff


Creativity and Innovation






Free for New School students, faculty and staff



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