WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF
Every industry is being disrupted, and for the state of California they see it as a huge opportunity to re-invent themselves and their industries.
Firstly, thank you to Vicki and the California Governor’s office for inviting me to be the keynote at their annual community address where we discussed the future of the state of California, and the future of the industries, from agriculture to space, to communications, energy, and healthcare, that it and its citizens rely on for their livelihoods and prosperity.
During my keynote we took the opportunity to explore the disruptive exponential technologies and megatrends that are already making themselves felt – from the sophisticated robots harvesting farmers’ fields, and the impact democratising space will have on the state’s bourgeoning space industry, to the impact of telehealth and telemedicine technologies on the state’s hospitals and healthcare systems, the impact of renewables and emerging energy breakthroughs on the state’s energy infrastructure, and far beyond.
See the virtual keynote in full
Then, afterwards, during an energetic panel session,, we discussed the impact of all these new trends on the state’s businesses and investments, and discussed in depth how the state can capitalise on them all.