Sustainability Opportunities: I. “Restoring the Night Sky” - with Pete Strasser (L), Managing Director, International Night-Sky Association; and II. “Providing Clean Water for 200 Million” - with Jin Zidell, Founder/Chairman, Blue Planet Network. Hosted by Cynthia Figge, Co-Founder and COO, CSRHUB and EKOS International.
Over 130 leaders in the fields of computer and Internet technology, telecommunications, and marine sciences gathered at the Fairmont Hotel in Seattle for the 2nd FiRe Global : West Coast, a conference produced by Strategic News Service (SNS) and designed to reach across disciplines to encourage technology-based solutions to a range of economic and social issues.
SNS founder Mark Anderson, publisher of the SNS newsletter and a highly respected tech and economy forecaster and opinion leader, is the chairman of the daylong event and the keynote speaker. Panel discussions and presentations at FGWC 2011 featured broadband implementation, advances in computing hardware, global warming, cloud computing, Net neutrality, the solutions-based FiRe trademark CTO Design Challenge, sustainability, healthcare solutions implementation, international economic trends, the health of Minke whale populations, and more.