Join us at Rising Minds NYC as Ellie Burrows, the CEO of MNDFL, will be joining us to talk about the mindfulness trend and the MNDFL journey.
**Please note this talk will start at 8am sharp**
Peter Xing from Transhumanism Australia explores the use of technology to overcome the limitations of the human species, and challenges the notion of what it means to exist as a human.
Come join us in New York to hear Dan discuss the power of sound and how sound affects how we think, feel and shop.
Come and hear Susan explain why we urgently need a strategy that puts health and well-being at the center of urban planning and smart cities.
Gordon Renouf, CEO of ethical fashion marketplace Good On You, talks about the challenges of shopping your values and the supporting role technology can play.
Tobias Peggs will discuss the future of food, farming and Square Roots, an urban farming accelerator seeking to empower the next generation of local food entrepreneurs using vertical farming technology.
Canadian lingerie maverick Mary Young talks about the shift in media attitudes to womens' bodies and what it means for the future of fashion and feminism.
With 3D printing having evolved from prototyping parts and products to building new body parts, Michael Lee takes us on a journey to the next frontier: 3D printed meat.
How do you create the opportunities that allow you find your own path and build a business around the life you want doing what you love? Nicole Giordano, founder of Startup Fashion, will talk us through her experience, share her insights on starting and growing a business and building a business around the life you want.
Soho House New York | 08:30am Tuesday Feb 14
New York | Rik Willard, Agentic Group & Louisa Durkin, Future Culture: Demystifying Blockchain Technology
In recent years there has been a large amount of attention on digital currencies, such as Bitcoin, and it`s potential to change how we conduct transactions. However, many people do not understand what Bitcoin or Blockchain technology is. Rik Willard (Agentic Group) and Louisa Durkin (Future Culture) will seek to move us beyond the Bitcoin hype, explain what is the blockchain and discuss the possibilities created by digital ledger technology to impact various activities from financial transactions all the way through to intelligent activism.
With Uber, Tesla and Google all aiming to roll out their driverless cars in the near future. This talk will discuss the social, cultural and ethical impact of a world without drivers.
Andy Gibson, author of "A Mind for Business" and founder of the UK public mental health campaign Mindapples, will be bringing some insights from his work with individuals and organisations in the US and UK on how we can all lead more mentally healthy lives.
Elena Yunusov, founder of Communicable Inc, will share her insights into the future of work, how to better connect money and meaning, and how you can get started.
Data Analyst from progressive cities agency Future Cities Catapult, discusses the future of data driven design within the context of cities, and what it means to be truly connected.
Tara St James, Founder and Creative Director, Study NY, will discuss her work at her label Study NY and the Brooklyn Fashion and Design Accelerator in working towards creating a sustainable, hopeful future and the challenges in creating an eco-friendly, sustainable fashion label today.
Explore the theme of micro homes with Richard Horden of HCL Architects, whose work includes creating the micro-compact home [m-ch]. During this talk, Richard will discuss the potential of the micro home in illustrating how we can live well with less material and less energy in future.
The Future of Work: Managing Uncertainty
Chenny is exploring the curious paradox at play here. As a species, humans crave certainty - yet our greatest superpower is our ability to navigate uncertainty...
Turning children into Industrial Revolutionaries
Adriana will discuss how all consumer markets, including hardware technology, are moving away from mass production and into bespoke innovations and learning...
How has technology changed how we enjoy and access visual art?
Digital technology has been a disruptive force for many industries and has had a profound impact on the music, print and film industries...