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Gulf States Chapter: August Education Meeting

Presented By PCMA Gulf States Chapter

LBJ Presidential Library
2313 Red River Street
Austin, Texas

August 09, 2013 1:00 PM UTC until August 09, 2013 2:30 PM UTC

How Technology is Changing Us
Presented by: Byron Reese


Austin-based Byron Reese's inspiring and thought-provoking talk will explore how future technological advances will improve society and humanity at large.  Can you imagine a world without poverty? Disease? Famine? Ignorance? War? A world where a Mercedes costs $50, where unemployment does not exist and each human's creative talent is realized beyond measure? Reese shares his technological vision for solving many of our global challenges.

ABOUT Mr. Reese:

1: accomplished high-tech trailblazer, futurist, technologist, historian, inventor,entrepreneur, philanthropist, & eternal optimist

2: Chief Innovation Officer for Demand Media, a $1B media internet company which has patented a broad range of his work

3: featured in Wired Magazine, Washington Post, & The Renegade Economist; author of "Infinite Progress: How Technology Will End Ignorance, Disease, Hunger, Poverty, and War", TEDx presenter, "Achieving Greatness is a Choice".

NEED three great reasons to attend?

#1 - Austin-based Byron Reese's inspiring and thought-provoking talk "How Technology is Changing Us!"

#2 - The LBJ Presidential Library has a completely new look and feel! The $10 million redesign of the LBJ Library includes the latest technology and interactive elements used in museums today. The LBJ Library is available for your next event or meeting. What a perfect opportunity to do a site inspection!

#3 - Network with your Fellow PCMA Chapter members in Austin!


Logistics: time, travel, stay, shop, fees

8:00 am - 8:30 am - Registration

8:30 am - 9:30 am - Breakfast and Program

9:30 am - Complimentary self-guided tour of the LBJ Presidential Library

While at the museum, don't forget to visit the gift shop and receive a 10% discount off your purchase!

Travel: Getting to Austin from Houston,Dallas and San Antonio is easy! 
Consider the MegaBus, with fares at low as $15 round-trip! Let someone else do the driving while you enjoy the ride and work using the complimentary wi-fi.  
Click here to make your reservation.

Hotel Accommodations: The AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
(1900 University Avenue, Austin, Texas 78705) has extended a $139 rate to anyone attending this meeting, based on availability. Click here to make your hotel reservation.

Fees: $35 Members - $50 Non Members

Note: Onsite registration is NOT AVAILABLE for this event. If paying by check, please mail your check to Gulf States Chapter, Conferences Designed, 4323 Camden Avenue, Dallas, TX 75206.


We'll see you in AUSTIN!

Continuing Education Credit