Meet the Game Changers.

On May 4th, we held our forum on “The Future of Transportation.” Some of today’s pioneers in the field, such as Faraday Future, Hyperloop Technologies, Tesla, and AECOM, and our very own schools and research centers at UCLA, came together like never before to give the Los Angeles community a glimpse into the future.

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Wednesday, May 4th, 2016


Tech Showcase & Mixer at 7 p.m.
“The Future of Transportation” panel at 8 p.m.


Admission is now closed. This event was free and open to the public.

Location & Parking

Wilson Plaza
UCLA campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

On-site parking available for $12 in Parking Structure 4 (P4)

Special Guests

Welcome remarks by Peter Marx, Chief Technology Officer, Office of Mayor Garcetti
Opening remarks on the future of transportation by Peter Diamandis, Founder, XPRIZE

Our Distinguished Panelists

Joshua Schank

Chief Innovation Officer, L.A. Metro

Richard Kim

Head of Global Design, Faraday Future

J.R. DeShazo

Director, UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation

Rob Lloyd

CEO, Hyperloop Technologies

Laura Nelson

Transportation writer, Los Angeles Times


The Future of Robotics and A.I.

Fall Quarter



The Future of Medicine

On March 8th, in partnership with the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, we held a forum on “The Future of Medicine” with Peter Diamandis, Founder and Executive Chairman of XPRIZE, in conversation with Pamila Brar, Medical Director at Human Longevity, Inc., Nick Desai, Co-Founder and CEO of the Heal app, and Dean Ho, Professor of Bioengineering and Oral Biology and Medicine at UCLA.
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The Future of Humanity in Space

On November 6th, 2015, we held our inaugural forum on “The Future of Humanity in Space” in the heart of Silicon Beach with Virgin Galactic, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, asteroid mining company Planetary Resources, and UCLA’s Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences. They were led in conversation by Anousheh Ansari, the first female private explorer and the first space ambassador.
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