Main Stage: The Third Industrial Revolution – Powering a Greener, More Just Global Economy

As global citizens we are faced with ever-increasing population growth, a slowing global economy and climate change from relying on carbon fueled energy sources too long.  With conditions like this are we doomed to a bleak future?  Economist and advisor to the European Union, Jeremy Rifkin, will explain how converging renewable energy and the internet of things will usher us into a new era to meet these challenges.

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Learner Outcomes:

  • Describe the Third Industrial Revolution and how will it fuel the global economy
  • Recognize the importance of infrastructure changes to support a smart digital economy
  • Realize how the internet of things will play a role in producing and sharing renewable energy

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Location: Austin Convention Center Level 1 Exhibit Hall 2 & 3 Date: January 10, 2017 Time: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm IS Domain - Domain A: Strategic Planning CEUs - 0.15 Clock Hours - 1.5 Jeremy Rifkin