August 20 – 22, 2018 | San Francisco
August 20 – 22, 2018 | San Francisco, CA
SU Global Summit brings together a world-class collection of leaders. Together, we strive to better understand the future through exponential technologies, create meaningful connections among colleagues, and empower every individual to go out and build a better world. This event is the definitive annual gathering of the Singularity University community, and the most impactful moment of connection for a global network of innovators.
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“This was the only place where the impact of converging exponential technologies are being explored so thoroughly.”
— Gary Stein, Futures & Options Trader, Paradox Traders
“An exquisitely curated experience that brings about thought-provoking and soul-searching discussions on innovative, impactful, and exponential solutions.”
— Maria Cavalcanti, CEO, Pro Mujer
“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
We’ve just begun announcing 2018 presenters, and will continue releasing more over the coming months. Presenters are hand-selected based on their leadership and knowledge of exponential technologies, innovation strategies, and global impact trends.
Chairman, Bioniria Foundation, CEO, Chréage and former Visiting Scholar, Stanford University
Former Chief Economist and Head of Business Innovation Strategy, General Electric
Scientific Director and Partner, IndieBio
Founder & CEO, Abra
Co-Founder, Bancor Protocol
Chair, Future of Work Track, Singularity University
Innovation Faculty, Singularity University
Executive Director & Co-Founder, TransTech Lab
Impact & Disruption Faculty, Singularity University
Anita Schjøll Brede
Co-Founder & CEO, Iris.ai
Founder & Chief Test Pilot, Gravity Industries
Founder & CEO, NurtureCo
Managing Director and Technology, Media & Telecommunications Sector Leader, Deloitte
Co-Founder & CEO, Atlas Holdings Group
Vice President, Enterprise Solutions & Corporate Innovation, Singularity University
Co-Founder & Chairman, Singularity University
Managing Partner, Catalyst Insight Partners
Lead Economist, World Bank
Vice-Chair, The IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems
Managing Director, SU Ventures, Singularity University
AI & Robotics Faculty, Singularity University and Founder & CEO, Sanctuary AI
Chief Strategy Officer, Human Rights Foundation
Senior Director, Technical Strategy for Mixed Reality, Microsoft NEXT
Inventor, Intellectual Ventures and Founder, Bombsheller
Co-Chairman, Deloitte Center for the Edge
Mei Mei Hu
CEO, United Neuroscience
Chair, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Track, Singularity University
Founder & CEO, Viome; Founder & Executive Chairman, Moon Express
Mary Lou Jepsen
Founder & CEO, OpenWater
Chief Strategy Officer & Head of Autonomous Driving, Lyft
Georgia Frances King
Deputy Ideas Editor, Quartz
Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Techonomy and Author of "The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company that is Connecting the World"
Chair, Medicine Track, Singularity University
Co-Founder and Chancellor, Singularity University
Vice President for Programs and Development, CyArk
Geoffrey von Maltzahn
Partner, Flagship Pioneering
Barbara Marx Hubbard
Author, Educator & Co-Founder, Foundation for Conscious Evolution
Founder & Executive Scientist, Socos
Chair, Energy & Environmental Systems Track, Singularity University
CEO & Associate Founder, Singularity University
Vice President, Open Enrollment Solutions, Singularity University
Dr. Dean Ornish
Founder & President, Preventive Medicine Research Institute and Clinical Professor of Medicine, UC San Francisco and UC San Diego
Co-Founder & Chairman, LocoMobi and Co-Founder, Moon Express
General Manager, Field Readiness and Learning, Microsoft
Thomas "TR" Reardon
CEO & Co-Founder, CTRL-Labs
Technology Disruption & Exponential Leadership Faculty, Singularity University
Principal Faculty, Blockchain, Policy, Law & Ethics, Singularity University
Host of Crypto Podcasts Unchained and Unconfirmed
Lisa Kay Solomon
Chair and Managing Director of Transformational Practices, Singularity University
Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
International Director, ClimateForce
EVP Learning & Innovation, Singularity University
Executive Director, Summits, Singularity University
Hla Hla Win
Founder & CEO, 360ed
Board Member, Planet 3
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 create new solutions to global challenges.
General Participation offers full access to the Global Summit with no frills. This is for anyone who prefers to focus on the presentations and make connections during breaks and over meals.
The VIP experience is for anyone who prefers to make meaningful connections with presenters, SU leaders, and fellow VIP attendees at every possible moment. VIP attendees gain access to exclusive meals and receptions, with numerous opportunities to meet face-to-face with world-renowned innovators such as Peter Diamandis.
The Founders’ Circle is reserved for those who require the most seamless, impactful, and connected experience possible. Founders’ Circle attendees gain recognition, unprecedented access to presenters and SU leaders, preferred seating at all presentations, a personal concierge to facilitate introductions and ensure a smooth experience, a guaranteed room at the venue, and the option to bring a companion to all meals.
*Group Rates: Groups of 10 or more who register together save 10%. Group rates are valid for General Participant and VIP registration only, and may not be combined with any other savings.
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.
Each year, we bring on a select handful of Global Summit partners and use the power of this transformational event to drive their strategic goals. We incorporate these partners deeply into our events to provide unique value while enhancing the Summit experience for participants. Interested in becoming a Global Summit partner? Download our partner deck to learn more.
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