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What Is Dare Mighty Things?

It's the type of thinking that led to
  • The Wright Brothers' First Flight
  • Sending humans to the Moon
  • Landing a 2 ton rover On Mars
It's how we all should think, every single day.
Our purpose is to show you that anything is possible.
Join 1000+ tech executives, entrepreneurs, developers, creatives & media on November 3rd in Chicago to hear inspiring stories from 11+ influential innovators.
We're going to take your mind on a journey......one you'll never forget.

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"I've been fortunate enough to speak all over the world, but...

what I found was something really special"


Alexis Ohanian
Reddit Co-Founder

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World Class Speakers

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Alex Knapp
Forbes Editor
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Jason Fried
Founder/CEO, Basecamp.
NYT Bestselling Author, REWORK
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Fitz Tepper
TechCrunch
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Andy Grignon
Built The iPhone For Steve Jobs
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Jordan Evans
NASA Mars 2020 Mission
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Melonee Wise
Robotics Pioneer
CEO, Fetch Robotics
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Victor Luo
AR/VR Innovator
NASA
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Devaki Raj
Artificial Intelligence Innovator
Co-Founder & CEO, CrowdAI
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John Underkoffler
Created UI for Spielberg's 'Minority Report'
Co-Founder & CEO, Oblong
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Dr. Renee Wegrzyn
Leading CRISPR 'Safe Genes' Program at DARPA
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Vern Brownell
Quantum Computing Pioneer
CEO, D-Wave
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Josh Krall
Reinventing supersonic travel
CTO & Co-Founder, Boom Supersonic
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Nov 3rd

Conference

Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
50 E Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60605 | Map
8:00AM

Doors Open

9:00AM

Kickoff

9:05AM - 9:30AM

The Future Of Quantum Computing
Vern Brownell, D-Wave CEO

9:35AM - 10:00AM

The Future Of Supersonic Travel
Josh Krall, CTO Boom Supersonic

10:05AM - 10:30AM

The Future of DNA Editing
Dr Renee Wegrzyn - DARPA Program Manager

10:35AM - 11:00AM

The Future of Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality
Vic Luo - NASA VR/AR Lead

11:00AM - 11:15AM

Break #1

11:20AM - 11:45AM

The future of Mobile
Andy Grignon - built the first iPhone for Steve Jobs

11:50 - 12:20PM

Mars 2020: The future of Mars exploration
Jordan Evans, Engineering Director - NASA

12:25 - 1:15PM

Lunch

1:20 - 1:55PM

Fireside Chat: The Future of Artificial Intelligence
Alex Knapp - Forbes Science Editor
Devaki Raj - Crowd AI Founder & CEO

2:00 - 2:30PM

The Future Of Robotics
Melonee Wise - CEO Fetch Robotics

2:35 - 3:05PM

Fireside Chat
Fitz Tepper - TechCrunch
Jason Fried - Basecamp CEO

3:05 - 3:20PM

Break #2

3:25PM - 4:05PM

The Future of UI & Gesture interfaces
John Underkoffler - CEO Oblong & science advisor for Steven Spielberg

4:10PM

Closing



After Party

Hosted by WeWork

Grant Park Location
332 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60604 | Map

4:20PM-7:00PM

Nov 2nd

Opening Happy Hour

Hosted by WeWork

Kinzie Location
20 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654 | Map

5:30PM-7:30PM

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