Future Med at Singularity University Announces Speaker Presentations for Future Med 2013: February 4-9, Silicon Valley

Future Med at Singularity University Announces Speaker Presentations for
Future Med 2013: February 4-9, Silicon Valley

SPECIAL EVENT TO BE HELD FEBRUARY 9 AT THE COMPUTER HISTORY MUSEUM, MOUNTAIN
VIEW, WITH TECH DEMOS, PITCH SESSIONS AND SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FutureMed
(www.FutureMed2020.com), a specialized six-day program, uniquely focused on
exploring the impact and potential of rapidly advancing technologies on the
future of health, medicine and biotechnology, has announced the program of
speakers and presentations for FutureMed 2013.

The program will be held February 4-9, at Singularity University's campus at
NASA Research Park, Moffett Field, CA. The detailed program schedule is
located at: http://www.FutureMed2020.com/schedule/.

On Saturday, February 9, FutureMed will host a Special Event at the Computer
History Museum from 2:00–11:00pm (PT), entitled Exploring the Future of
Health, Technology and Medicine (http://futuremed2020.com/special/) - bringing
together the San Francisco Bay Area's rich community of clinicians, inventors,
innovators, investors, healthcare executives and entrepreneurs from across the
healthcare ecosystem. The event will include hands-on demonstrations of the
latest technologies in medicine, neuroscience and healthcare, VC pitch
sessions for emerging companies, and a dinner program featuring specialists in
Brain/Machine Interface, and Ekso Bionics, among other presentations.

Past participants call FutureMed "a mind-opening voyage into the future with
the people who are creating it; Absolutely incredible and intellectually
invigorating with practical business benefits."

FUTURE MED 2013 (HIGHLIGHTS):

  *Feb 4: Keynote: Ray Kurzweil Keynote, Co-Founder, Singularity Univ
  *Feb 4: Keynote: John Abele, Co-Founder, Boston Scientific
  *Feb 5: Keynote: Dr. Peter Diamandis, Co-Founder, Singularity Univ
  *Feb 5: AI and Healthcare: Marty Kohn, IBM Watson; Vinod Khosla
  *Feb 5: Future of Oncology: Jack Andraka, ISEF teen winner for Cancer Test
  *Feb 6: Biotech, Genome, Personalized Medicine, and Intervention; Aza
    Raskin, IDEO
  *Feb 8: Neuromedicine and Workshops
  *Feb 8 Special Presentation: Dr. Farzad Mostashari, National Coordinator
    for HealthCare IT Office of the National Coordinator, HHS, will present
    the Million Hearts Prize Awards

SPEAKERS BIOS: http://www.FutureMed2020.com/faculty/

Ray Kurzweil, Peter Diamandis, Farzad Mostashari, Larry Smarr, John Mattison,
Christopher Longhurst, Marty Kohn, Lee Hochberg, Adam Gazzalev, Christopher
DeCharms, Tiffany Shlain, Ajay Verma, Vinod Khosla, David Judge, Lucien
Engelen, Daniel Riskin, Neil Jacobstein, David Shaywitz, Ronald Levy, David
Ewing Duncan, Jack Andraka, Raymond McCauley, Andrew Hessell, Catherine Mohr,
Jay Schnitzer, Peter Fitzgerald, Daniel Kraft, Alan Russell, Jonathan Abele,
Jonathan Sackler Bernstein, Babak Parviz, Salim Ismail, Nick Soloway, David
Albert, Aza Raskin, Jose Gomez, Donna Cryer, Linda Stone, Marc Goodman, Eric
Rassmussen, Dan Barry, Pete Worden. Executive Director: Dr. Daniel Kraft;
Executive Producer: Robin Farmanfarmaian

Media Contact: To attend FutureMed sessions, news media representatives must
register in advance no later than Friday, February 1, with Diane Murphy at
202.361.9681, or by email at: diane@singularityu.org.

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