May 16, 2016 – May 17, 2016

Monday, May 16

Silver Oak Cellars Napa Valley Winery, Oakville, CA

Pre-Dinner Blade Test Rides (Villagio Inn & Spa)

6:00 – 6:45

Wine Reception and Vineyard Tours


Dinner & Fireside Chat

Mary Lou Jepsen, Facebook/Oculus
Bob Buderi, Xconomy (Moderator)

Tuesday, May 17

Villagio Inn & Spa, Yountville, CA

7:00 – 8:15

Continental Breakfast

8:15 – 8:20

Welcome, Thank Yous, Intro to the Day

Bob Buderi, Xconomy

8:20 – 8:30

Disruptive Innovation and New Business Models: Sharing Economy, Drones, and IoT

Gary Shapiro, Consumer Technology Association

8:30 – 9:00

Tech, Health, Joy: Three Views of the U.S. Economy and Workforce

William McKeon, Texas Medical Center
Gary Shapiro, Consumer Technology Association
Rich Sheridan, Menlo Innovations
Bob Buderi, Xconomy (moderator)

9:00 – 9:25

Designing the Future

John Maeda, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

9:25 – 10:00

Transforming Medicine

Lynda Chin, University of Texas System
John Donovan, AT&T
Ed Harbour, IBM Watson
Mark Mynhier, PwC

10:00 – 10:15

The Promise of Gene Editing

Rachel Haurwitz, Caribou Biosciences

10:15 – 10:45

Networking Break

10:45 – 11:10

How to Avert Global Sickening

Esther Dyson, EDventure Holdings; The Way to Wellville
Bob Buderi, Xconomy (moderator)

11:10 – 11:30

Big Data Meets Big Biology

Sridhar Iyengar, Elemental Machines
Aaron VanDevender, Founders Fund

11:30 – 11:45

Mining Asteroids

Chris Lewicki, Planetary Resources

11:45 – 12:00

3D Printed Cars

Kevin Czinger, Divergent 3D

12:00 – 1:15

Open Mic Lunch featuring Audience Lightning Talks

1:15 – 1:45

Deep Dive Session One

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

Nonny de la Peña, Emblematic Group
Shahram Izadi, Microsoft Research
Winson Ng, GM R&D Advanced Technology
Shahin Farshchi, Lux Capital (moderator)

Artificial Intelligence, Data, and Business

Lukas Biewald, CrowdFlower
Jana Eggers, Nara Logics
Ashutosh Garg, BloomReach
Melissa Pancoast, Comet Labs (moderator)

The Future of Food

Cristina Davis, UC Davis
Howard-Yana Shapiro, Mars Advanced Research Institute
Nick Halla, Impossible Foods
David Edwards, Harvard University; Le Laboratoire (moderator)

1:45 – 2:15

Deep Dive Session Two

Encore of Previous Deep Dives—Attendees switch sessions

2:15 – 2:30


2:30 – 3:00

China and the Road Ahead

Harry Shum, Microsoft
Hans Tung, GGV Capital

3:00 – 3:25

The Age of Entanglement

Danny Hillis, Applied Invention
Bob Buderi, Xconomy (moderator)

3:25 – 3:55

State of Investing

Rebecca Lynn, Canvas Ventures
Jon Callaghan, True Ventures
Patrick Pohlen, Latham & Watkins (moderator)


Tasting from Lagunitas Brewing Company

Special Wiki Foods Presentation by David Edwards, Harvard University; Le Laboratoire