The Economist Presents “Innovation: Fresh Thinking for the Ideas Economy” on March 23 – 24 (Discount Available)

The EconomistThe Economist will present Innovation: Fresh Thinking for the Ideas Economy at Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley on March 23 and 24.  This event is the first in a new series from The Economist on the "Ideas Economy" that will bring together top thinkers from around the world to discuss and debate the most important ideas of our time. 

This initial event will focus on Innovation and is intended to expand and challenge established thinking about what innovation is, where it comes from, and how to make it work.  Speakers will include:

  • Larry Brilliant – President, Skoll Global Threats Fund
  • Tim Brown – Chief Executive Officer, IDEO
  • Ed Catmull – President, Pixar and Disney Animation Studios
  • Joi Ito – Chief Executive Officer, Creative Commons
  • Steve Jurvetson – Managing Director, Draper, Fisher, Jurvetson
  • Jordan Kassalow, Founder, VisionSpring
  • David Kelley – Head, Stanford Design School; Founder, IDEO
  • Andrew Kuper - President, LeapFrog Investments
  • Stephen Linaweaver – Associate Principal, GreenOrder
  • Mary McDowell – Chief Development Officer, Nokia
  • Jacqueline Novogratz – Founder, Acumen Fund
  • Dan Reicher, Director, Climate Change and Energy Initatives, Google.org
  • Christina Romer – Chair, White House Council of Economic Advisers
  • Nathan Wolfe – Director, Global Viral Forecasting Initiative

Thanks to our friends at The Economist, readers of Green VC can receive 10% off the standard registration price.  To receive this discount please use code "GRNVC" [without the quotes] when registering online.

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