Near Future Summit 2016 Videos

 

Thomas Ermacora - Urbanist, Technologist & Futurist

How can we recode urban environments to scale sustainability for everyone?

 

Joshua Hoffman - CEO, Zymergen

Zymergen is changing the way chemicals are developed by using machine learning technology to harness the hidden power of microbial DNA.

 

Divine Bradley - Dream Director and Social Imagineer, The Future Project

What does it mean to be a Dream Director? Changing teenagers' lives by asking them what they want out of their education and their community.

 

Piraye Yurttas Beim - CEO at Celmatix

Celmatix is revolutionizing the science of fertility with its personalized genetic tests that give women—and their doctors—an unprecedented window into their reproductive health.

 

Elli Kaplan - CEO at Neurotrack

Someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer's every 6 seconds. What if we could not only identify the disease in its early stages, but work to prevent it altogether?

 

Gabriel Otte + Charles Roberts - Freenome

What can the latest computational technologies tell us about our DNA?

 

Adam Gazzaley - Director, Neuroscience Imaging Center

Video games will soon be a valuable tool to improve brain function. Yes, really.

 

Lisa Dyson - CEO at Kiverdi

Astronauts are eating food made from your own breath, and soon you will be too.

 

Caleb Harper - Director, OpenAG at MIT Media Lab

Why does it take an apple 14 months to hit a grocery store after it's picked?

 

Claire Bergkamp - Head of Sustainability and Ethical Trade at Stella McCartney

The fashion industry is the second largest polluter on Earth. Stella McCartney wants to fix that.