University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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The 4th Industrial Revolution

UA Provost Jeff Goldberg will ask Seth Fletcher, Dan Lyons and Joe Schwarcz to explore how break-throughs in a number of technologies are fundamentally changing (and possibly disrupting) our very way of life. Is A.I. the most important scientific discover since electricity? Let's find out!

Seth Fletcher

Seth Fletcher is chief features editor at Scientific American and author of "Einstein’s Shadow: A Black Hole, A Band of Astronomers, and the Quest to See the Unseeable." His first book, "Bottled Lightning: Superbatteries, Electric Cars, and the New Lithium Economy" about the lithium industry, the frontiers of battery research and the rebirth of the electric car, was published in 2011....

Dan Lyons

Dan Lyons is the New York Times best-selling author of "Disrupted." He is also a novelist, journalist, screenwriter and public speaker. He was a staff writer on the first two seasons of the Emmy-winning HBO series Silicon Valley....

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Joe Schwarcz

Dr. Joe Schwarcz is director of McGill University’s Office for Science and Society which is dedicated to demystifying science and separating sense from nonsense. He is well known for his informative and entertaining public lectures on topics ranging from the chemistry of love to the science of aging....

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