The Future Show


We're back at OCAD on June 9th, 2018 and wanted to give you an early chance to get tickets at a special VIP price

Attendee - Save 25% off the early bird price of $99 - now $75!

Students - Save 25% off the student price $69 - now $52!

Code: THEFUTUREISNOW

Link: https://fitc.ca/event/futureworld2018/tickets/

I hope to see you there!

 
DateSaturday, June 9, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Cost

Attendee - Save 25% off the early bird price of $99 - now $75! Students - Save 25% off the student price $69 - now $52!

Website

Code: THEFUTUREISNOW Link: https://fitc.ca/event/futureworld2018/tickets/ Code: THEFUTUREISNOW Link: https://fitc.ca/event/futureworld2018/tickets/ https://fitc.ca/event/futureworld2018/

Location

100 McCaul Street, Room 190

Event Overview

 

Humanoid robots work at Singapore Pizza Huts. Cyborgs walk the streets. There’s an AI assistant in every pocket. Cars drive themselves.

These are not visions of the future. This is now.

 

Machine learning, robotics, and AI are transforming the world. FutureWorld 2018 will feature presentations and demos on the future of robotics and AI from creators, researchers, industrialists, and visionaries, offering an inside view of what’s possible, what’s on the horizon, and how you can help design our future.

 

“Ready or not, the robots are coming. There will be cars driving themselves, with no steering wheel for us to grab. Delivery drones will maneuver around patio furniture and vegetable gardens to drop packages in backyards. Delivery carts on sidewalks will hum along, bringing pizza boxes to our front doors.”

– Matt McFarland, The Washington Post, Dec 18, 2015

 

Design thinking for robots and AI.

 

Collaboration between designers and engineers will shape the robot revolution. FutureWorld will help forge those connections, bringing roboticists out of their workshops to give attendees a glimpse of our future. Designers, engineers, inventors, technologists, researchers, entrepreneurs, and fans of the future should attend to get an inside view on what’s currently possible, what’s on the horizon, and how to help shape our future.

 

Join us for this inspiring day that will include 7 presentations, a panel conversation, and hands on demos.

 

“The best conversation I had was over forty million years ago… and that was with a coffee machine.” – Marvin the Paranoid Android, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, Douglas Adams, 1982

 

 



Future World
DateSaturday, June 9, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Cost

Attendee - Save 25% off the early bird price of $99 - now $75! Students - Save 25% off the student price $69 - now $52!

Website

Code: THEFUTUREISNOW Link: https://fitc.ca/event/futureworld2018/tickets/ Code: THEFUTUREISNOW Link: https://fitc.ca/event/futureworld2018/tickets/ https://fitc.ca/event/futureworld2018/

Location

100 McCaul Street, Room 190

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Event Overview

 

Humanoid robots work at Singapore Pizza Huts. Cyborgs walk the streets. There’s an AI assistant in every pocket. Cars drive themselves.

These are not visions of the future. This is now.

 

Machine learning, robotics, and AI are transforming the world. FutureWorld 2018 will feature presentations and demos on the future of robotics and AI from creators, researchers, industrialists, and visionaries, offering an inside view of what’s possible, what’s on the horizon, and how you can help design our future.

 

“Ready or not, the robots are coming. There will be cars driving themselves, with no steering wheel for us to grab. Delivery drones will maneuver around patio furniture and vegetable gardens to drop packages in backyards. Delivery carts on sidewalks will hum along, bringing pizza boxes to our front doors.”

– Matt McFarland, The Washington Post, Dec 18, 2015

 

Design thinking for robots and AI.

 

Collaboration between designers and engineers will shape the robot revolution. FutureWorld will help forge those connections, bringing roboticists out of their workshops to give attendees a glimpse of our future. Designers, engineers, inventors, technologists, researchers, entrepreneurs, and fans of the future should attend to get an inside view on what’s currently possible, what’s on the horizon, and how to help shape our future.

 

Join us for this inspiring day that will include 7 presentations, a panel conversation, and hands on demos.

 

“The best conversation I had was over forty million years ago… and that was with a coffee machine.” – Marvin the Paranoid Android, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, Douglas Adams, 1982

 

 

Venue & Address: 
100 McCaul Street, Room 190
Website: 
Code: THEFUTUREISNOW Link: https://fitc.ca/event/futureworld2018/tickets/ Code: THEFUTUREISNOW Link: https://fitc.ca/event/futureworld2018/tickets/ https://fitc.ca/event/futureworld2018/
Cost: 
Attendee - Save 25% off the early bird price of $99 - now $75! Students - Save 25% off the student price $69 - now $52!
Future World
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