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FiRe 2014 to Announce Multiple "Firsts" in Healthcare, Genetics, Space, Security, Computing

Global Thought Leaders to Converge at the 12th Annual Future in Review Conference

FRIDAY HARBOR, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/15/14 -- Strategic News Service (SNS) is proud to announce that the Future in Review (FiRe) Conference, now in its 12th year, will include a record number of breakthrough announcements in science, computing and communications. Staged at the beautiful Montage Laguna Beach, California, from May 20-23, this year's conference is appropriately themed "Leaving Borders Behind." Described by The Economist as "the best technology conference in the world," FiRe features global thought leaders in technology and the global economy, and has established a new model for converting great ideas into positive global change.

This year's featured speakers include: Leroy Hood, Founder, Institute for Systems Biology and 2012 Recipient, National Medal of Science; Mark Hurd, President, Oracle; Peter Lee, Corporate VP and Head of Microsoft Research, Microsoft; Ken Goldman, CFO, Yahoo; Michael Dell, Chairman and CEO, Dell Inc.; Neal Stephenson, Author of Speculative Fiction; Vint Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google; Michael Rossato-Bennett, Director, Alive Inside - FiRe 2014 Featured Film and Winner of "Best US Documentary" Award, Sundance 2014; Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, Consumer Electronics Assn. and CES Conference; Chris Lewicki, President and Chief Engineer, Planetary Resources; Mark Ferguson, Director General, Science Foundation Ireland, and Chief Scientific Adviser to the Government of Ireland; Jon Myers, Founder and CEO, Graphene Technologies; Marty Tenenbaum, Chair, Cancer Commons; Lori Steele Contorer, Founder and CEO, Everyone Counts; William Hearl, CEO, Immunomic Therapeutics Inc.; Kevin Montgomery, CEO, Collaborate.org; Ragnar Kruse, Co-Founder and CEO, Smaato; Mick Ebeling, CEO, Not Impossible LLC; John Hagel III, Director and Co-Chair, Deloitte Center for the Edge LLP; Eric Openshaw, Vice Chairman and US Technology, Media and Telecommunications Leader, Deloitte LLP; and many more. For a more complete gallery of speakers and other participants, and to see the agenda, visit www.futureinreview.com.

Among the trends and themes on the agenda for FiRe 2014: 3D Printing in Graphene; a new 100K Patient Global Healthcare Pilot uniting genetics and systems biology; Commercializing Space; Technological solutions to Privacy vs. Security; Internet Neutrality; Telecom Futures; Cloud Evolution; the Future of Mobile Devices; Consumer Electronics: the Asian Contribution; World-Changing Documentaries; Future-Oriented Education; Big Data and Visualization on a new platform; and much more.

"FiRe has always been about seeing the future, and acting appropriately. This year, FiRe will move beyond creating its own global initiatives to fostering and supporting a larger group of brilliant plans to improve society in each of our eight focus channels. This is the only conference in the world that can take ideas from chip design in California to telecommunications in Australia to stopping human trafficking in Britain," said Mark Anderson, FiRe Chair and CEO of the Strategic News Service.

Future in Review is a gathering of world-class thought leaders, convened each year with the goal of providing the most accurate look forward in technology. FiRe is a world leader in exploring how technology drives the world economy, and in using technology to solve major social challenges. These goals have been consistently achieved through FiRe's collaboration across technology-driven industries and through active support from the global FiRe community. Now in its 12th year, FiRe 2014 will take place May 20-23 at the Montage Laguna Beach, California.

To register for FiRe 2014, and to see bios of speakers and other participants, go to www.futureinreview.com.

Strategic News Service was founded by Mark Anderson in 1995 as the first subscription-based online news service. Since its inception, SNS has proven the most accurate predictive report covering technology and the global economy. Its subscribers include top managers at technology and finance companies across the globe, including Oracle, Microsoft, Dell, HP, Cisco, Intel, Google, British Telecom, SpaceX, Amazon, Telstra, and others.

SNS has been operating the annual FiRe conference since 2003. FiRe exposes world experts and participants to new ideas, and conversations about them, producing an accurate portrait of the future; and focuses on creating technology solutions to current local and global problems. FiRe 2014 will take place May 20-23 at the Montage hotel in Laguna Beach, California. For more information and to register, go to www.futureinreview.com.

Future in Review™ is a Strategic News Service™ conference. Future in Review and Strategic News Service (SNS) are registered international trademarks. The "SNS Global Report" is the most accurate publicly ranked predictive newsletter in computing and communications.

Websites: www.stratnews.com, www.futureinreview.com

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