For a select group of 80 entrepreneurs from around the world, summer is the time for a different kind of roller coaster: the 10-week wild ride known as the Graduate Studies Program at Singularity University! The program, held at NASA's Silicon Valley campus, is an intensive, interactive, multicultural experience combining curriculum on exponential technologies with peer-to-peer teaching and learning opportunities in addition to hands-on workshops and site visits.
This year's program officially kicks off this Monday, June 16 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA with an amazing Opening Ceremony event. The best part? Tickets are still available to join in the celebration!
Now it its sixth year, the one-of-a-kind Graduate Studies Program brings together an eclectic group of multidisciplinary innovators and the 27 winners from the 18 Global Impact Competitions run over the last few months. The cornerstone of the program is the opportunity for participants to collaborate in small teams to design innovative technology solutions to improve the lives of one billion people worldwide over the next decade (more information about the GSP is available at SU's program description page).
The Opening Ceremony is an opportunity for anyone interested in the 2014 GSP class to meet them along with SU's faculty and staff in person. The evening will be filled with a keynote from Steve Jurvetson, Managing Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, along with inspirational presentations by Singularity University's cofounders Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil, CEO Rob Nail, and more. After the ceremony, the celebration will continue with a dessert and wine reception.
For just a glimpse of what the Opening Ceremony holds, check out the highlights of the 2012 event:
So if you're in the Bay Area next Monday and want a peek into the future, tickets are still available for this amazing event. See you there!