How virtual reality will change the world

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Virtual Reality dates to the 1950s, but 2016 is its seminal moment. With the launch of consumer VR systems we are entering a new reality of how we experience and interface with our technology. It’s not just entertainment: VR offers the potential to fundamentally change how we learn, interact, and recover through a variety of potential applications in academia, healthcare, advocacy and industry. This briefing will explore some possible ways VR can accelerate the sustainable economy.

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Beyond electrification: exploring alternative fuels for a clean energy economy

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The promise of electric vehicles dominates mainstream media coverage, but they’re not the only way to reduce the transportation sector’s dependence on petroleum. Our experts will discuss the promise and practicality of various alternative fuels, especially cellulosic ethanol. Learn more about which approaches show the most promise for reducing carbon emission, the connection between ethanol and high octane, and why going cleaner doesn’t mean sacrificing performance.

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Gil Friend and Krista Huhtala-Jenks on urban planning in the age of mobility services

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Transportation is on the move, and the convergence of technical, business model and social innovation—Mobility as a Service (MaaS), autonomous vehicles, sharing platforms, electrification, trip caps and more—stand to reshape the urban landscape. But the policy, regulatory and planning landscapes need to adapt as quickly as the technology. What’s needed, what’s happening, what’s possible—and what could go wrong?

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Deborah Acosta on using data to generate economic value

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The inspiring data-driven story of how a sleepy residential community transformed itself into an innovation ecosystem.

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Swiftly accelerate pitch

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