Join a global community of innovators

Be part of our unforgettable annual global summit of Singularity University’s global community of leaders and changemakers. We’ll explore the exciting convergence of exponential technologies, connect new people and ideas, and co-create a better world together.

Who Attends

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1800
Attendees

from 64 Countries

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108
Presenters

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37
EXPO Companies

Attendee Companies

Google
Cisco
Microsoft
Pepsico
Merrill Lynch
Verizon
Siemens
AIG
Caterpillar
Hewlett Packard
Northwestern Unversity
MIT
Airbus
RedBull
Telefonica
General Electric
Purdue University
Coca Cola
Alibaba Group
UBS
JPL
Shell
Goldman Sachs
SAP
Intel
Sony

I found the content and the presenters first class, like early TED talks but with more depth and content.

— Craig Hampel, Computer Architect & Scientist, Rambus

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2019 Program & Presenters

Summit presenters are hand-selected based on their leadership and knowledge of exponential technologies, innovation strategies, and global impact trends.

2019 Program coming soon!

Dr. Ray Kurzweil

Co-Founder and Chancellor, Singularity University

Dr. Peter H. Diamandis

Executive Founder and Director, Singularity University

Erik Anderson

Founder & CEO, WestRiver Group and Co-Chairman & CEO, Topgolf Entertainment Group

Sonal Shah

Executive Director, Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation, Georgetown University

Stephane Kasriel

CEO, Upwork

Anousheh Ansari

CEO of the XPRIZE Foundation

Deval Patrick

Managing Partner, Double Impact, Bain Capital

Charlene Li

Founder & Senior Fellow, Altimeter

Naveen Jain

Founder & CEO, Viome

Greg Broadmore

Game Director, Magic Leap & Weta Workshop

Carin Watson

EVP Learning, Singularity University

John Rogers

CEO & Co-Founder of LM Industries

Lisa Kay Solomon

Chair of Transformational Practices & Leadership, Singularity University

Gary Bolles

Chair for the Future of Work, Singularity University

Will Weisman

Executive Director, Summits

Amin Toufani

Chair of Finance & Economics, Singularity University

Daniel Kraft

Chair, Medicine at Singularity University

David Roberts

Business and Technology Disruption Expert

Mike Capps

CEO, Diveplane Responsible AI

Teymour Boutros-Ghali

Managing Partner, BOLD Capital Partners

The EXPO

The EXPO at Global Summit is a place for discovery, connection, discussion, and ideation between sessions. Play with interactive technologies from the Singularity University Innovation Lab and explore a curated collection of companies that are using emerging technologies to create new solutions to global challenges.

Apply to Exhibit in the EXPO

People at the expo.

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The annual Singularity University Global Summit gives leaders, entrepreneurs, and learners from around the world an opportunity to examine and discuss the latest developments in exponential technologies, the societal impacts of those technologies, and how to apply them to create positive change and achieve personal and organizational success.

New Registrants

General Badge

General Participation

Full access to the Global Summit keynotes, parallel track presentations,
and the EXPO.

$2,995

Includes:

  • All presentations and EXPO access.
  • Lunches on Tuesday and Wednesday, breakfasts in the EXPO.
  • Global Summit celebration and dinner.
VIP Badge

VIP

Your next level experience: make meaningful connections with presenters, SU leaders, and fellow VIP attendees.

$4,995

Includes all benefits of General Admission plus:

  • VIP welcome dinner Monday night.
  • Exclusive small-group evening symposia.
  • VIP lunches with presenters.
Founders' Circle Badge

Founders’ Circle

Reserved for a maximum of 50 people who require the most curated, impactful, and connected experience.

$9,995

Includes all benefits of a VIP ticket plus:

  • Exclusive 3-hour pre-conference session to foster meaningful participant connections.
  • Reserved front row general seating.
  • Welcome lunch with Peter Diamandis and SU executives.
  • Exclusive Founders’ Circle dinner with SU leadership.
  • Special small-group speaker breakfasts.

Alumni

Have you attended a Singularity University event or program in the past? If so, you can bypass the application process and go straight to registration. You’ll also receive 15% savings on General or VIP Participation, as well as access to pre-event programming and additional networking opportunities.

General Badge

General Participation

Full access to the Global Summit keynotes, parallel track presentations,
and the EXPO.

Alumni: $2,546

(save 15% off $2995)

Includes:

  • All presentations and EXPO access.
  • Lunches on Tuesday and Wednesday, breakfasts in the EXPO.
  • Global Summit celebration and dinner.
VIP Badge

VIP

Connect with presenters, SU leaders, and other VIP attendees via exclusive meals and receptions.

Alumni: $4,246

(save 15% off $4,995)

Includes all benefits of General Admission plus:

  • VIP welcome dinner Monday night.
  • Exclusive small-group evening symposia.
  • VIP lunches with presenters.
Founders' Circle Badge

Founders’ Circle

Direct access to speakers, preferred seating, and a personal concierge to guide your experience.

$9,995

Includes all benefits of a VIP ticket plus:

  • Exclusive 3-hour pre-conference session to foster meaningful participant connections.
  • Reserved front row general seating.
  • Welcome lunch with Peter Diamandis and SU executives.
  • Exclusive Founders’ Circle dinner with SU leadership.
  • Special small-group speaker breakfasts.

Package Details

General VIP Founder’s Circle
Access to all keynotes & presentations
Breakfasts in the EXPO
Catered lunches
Global Summit Celebration & Dinner
VIP Welcome Dinner
VIP lunches with presenters
Refreshments available at all times
Special gift
Reserved front row seating at all presentations
Welcome lunch with Peter Diamandis & SU executive team
Dinner with Ray Kurzweil, Peter Diamandis & SU executive team
Founders’ Circle speaker breakfasts
Lunches with speakers
Global Summit Celebration and Dinner with one non-attending guest (RSVP required)
Founders’ Circle Speaker Cocktail Reception
Guaranteed hotel room at the venue
Personal concierge to make introductions
Private meeting space upon request
Organization listed as Special Partner in program, Summit app, and website
Photo on main stage with Peter Diamandis and Will Weisman

Venue

Join us at the Hilton in San Francisco

Hilton San Francisco
Golden Gate Bridge

Reserve your hotel today.

The Global Summit will again be held at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, a prestigious landmark hotel in the center of the City by the Bay. Stay at the Hilton to keep yourself on-site and take advantage of early meetups, late night mixers, and quick access to everything you need during three days of intensive programming.

The program fee does not include accommodations. Select an option to secure a room in our exclusive block at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square.

General and VIP participants.

Founders’ Circle participants.

2018 Highlights

Mei Mei Hu
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Will Weisman
Participants
Rob Nail
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Press & Media

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Interested in Covering the Global Summit?

Are you a member of the press or media and interested in covering the Global Summit or interviewing a presenter?

Sponsors

Each year, we bring on a select handful of Global Summit sponsors and use the power of this
transformational event to drive their strategic goals. We incorporate these sponsors deeply
into our events to provide unique value while enhancing the Summit experience for
participants. Interested in becoming a Global Summit sponsor?

Deloitte

Founding Sponsor of
the SU Global Summit

Brightline Initiative

Singularity University
Global Summit Headline Sponsor

Squirrel AI Learn

Singularity University
Global Summit Sponsor

Singularity University Founding Corporate Partners

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Genentech
Nokia
ePlanet
Kauffman
Autodesk

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