Longtime Austin-based technology Futures, Inc. is hosting an important conference "MiniTrends 2012: A Conference on Translating Emerging Trends into Business Opportunities," Oct. 17-18, at the Omni Hotel in Downtown Austin.
Twenty all-star business leaders and forward thinkers will discuss how you can start new ventures and grow established organizations through attention to MiniTrends-- emerging trends that will soon become important, but are not yet widely recognized. Find out what futures trends and convergences they see on the horizon and how you can find profitable emerging trends of your own.
Fun and entrepreneurial-spirited Austin offers the ideal location for entrepreneurs, decision makers, innovative thinkers, investors, and/or job seekers, an opportunity to learn and network with others, while finding strategies and insights to create or grow your own organization or find new avenues for your job skills.
Keynotes at the conference include Dr. John Vanston, Chairman, Technology Futures, Inc. and author of the “MINITRENDS” book showing how to use MiniTrends to succeed in the "Age of Imagination”; world-renowned futurist David Pearce Snyder introducing the "New Normal" and the opportunities in the decade ahead; and high-tech trailblazer Byron Reese, CIO at Demand Media, assuring us that emerging trends will bring a "Golden Age Age of Humanity.”Speakers also include Entrepreneur Andy Fish, Formula Austin LLC, Lani Rosales, popular blogger and COO of hit online magazine AGBeat.com, Dr. Luis Medina, CEO, Tech BA, David Smith, CEO, HBMG, Dr. Peter Zandan, Hill+Knowlton, Joy Miller, City of Austin, Christopher Justice, CEO, Sparksite, Charles Studor, CTO, Briggo, Inc. and many more.