Milton Friedman 100th Anniversary Celebration

Mountain View, CA

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To honor Milton Friedman's 100th birthday and his vision, the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice, The Millennium Project, The Independent Institute, the Singularity Institute, Blueseed, the Foresight Institute, the Seasteading Institute, and Economic Thinking bring together several experts to share their perspectives on the ideas of the 1976 Nobel Prize in Economics.

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sG8oAJaVgfY&feature=youtu.be

SCHEDULE:

7:30 - 8:00 pm: Registration
8:00 - 8:20 pm: Videos with Milton Friedman and Patri Friedman
8:20 - 8:30 pm: Gregory Rehmke, The Independent Institute and Economic Thinking
8:30 - 8:40 pm: John Chisholm, MIT Club of Northern California
8:40 - 8:50 pm: Linda MacDonald Glenn, Albany Medical Center
8:50 - 9:00 pm: Christine Peterson, Foresight Institute
9:00 - 9:20 pm: Jose Cordeiro, The Millennium Project
9:20 - 9:40 pm: Vernor Vinge, "Creator" of the "Technological Singularity"
9:40 - 10:00pm: Q&A, Reese Jones, Singularity University, Trustee
10:00 - 10:30pm: Champagne and Orange Reception

 

SPEAKERS:

Gregory Rehmke

The Independen Institute and Economic Thinking (Seattle, Washington)

 

John Chisholm

MIT Club of Northern California, President (San Francisco, California)

 

Linda MacDonald Glenn

Albany Medical Center, Faculty (Burlington, Vermont)

 

Christine Peterson

Foresight Institute, Co-Founder (Palo Alto, California)

 

Jose Cordeiro

The Millennium Project, Venezuela Director (Caracas, Venezuela)

 

Vernor Vinge

Writer, Creator of the idea of the "Technological Singularity" (San Diego, California)

 

Location:

NASA Research Park, Building 152 (behind Building 583C)

Moffett Field (between Bailey and Dailey Roads)

Mountain View, Silicon Valley, CA 94035

 

Map: http://kepler.nasa.gov/images/AmesMap.jpg