Larry Smarr (right) at "The Atlantic Meets the Pacific" Forum, 2012. Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications
UC San Diego will again be the stage for globally important conversations about advances in technology, life sciences and health at the third annual “The Atlantic Meets the Pacific” innovation conference, set for Oct. 2 to 4.
Presented by UC San Diego in partnership with The Atlantic magazine, the acclaimed program brings together several dozen world-class innovators whose specialties range from advances in cancer treatments and longevity research to wireless health and brain mapping.
A limited number of one-day discount passes are available for as low as $50, including meals. To register for “The Atlantic Meets the Pacific,” please visit the registration site.
Among the more notable innovators who will participate are:
Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla at "The Atlantic Meets the Pacific" Forum, 2012.
Most of the conversations will take place at the Scripps Seaside Forum, the oceanfront conference center at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and also at Qualcomm Institute.
Presiding over a number of panel sessions will be The Atlantic’s leading editorial voices, led by James Bennet, editor in chief; James Fallows, national correspondent; and Steve Clemons, Washington editor at large.
Also joining the conversations will be internationally recognized experts from UCSD, led by:
Open to the public, the series of thought-provoking presentations and panel discussions include:
In addition, the event will include a day at the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technologies (Calit2), as well as behind-the-scenes tours at Scripps Oceanography, the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, Sanford Consortium, The Scripps Research Institute, and the La Jolla Playhouse, bringing attendees and some of the world’s most creative scientists and artists together.
General admission, which includes access to all main-stage programming, a choice of lab tours, and a welcome dinner and subsequent meals, is $495.
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