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Calgary: keynote and conference Onward June 5-6

I will be participating in the second annual Onward Conference in Calgary, sponsored by the Calgary Chamber of Commerce and several corporations. Last year’s first annual event was a smash hit and 2,500 attendees got a full day of innovation, case studies, and knowledge plus networking opportunities about the future. This year will be highlighted… Read More

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New York City June 7-9 Exponential Finance conference presenter

I’m moderating panels for Singularity University’s Exponential Finance conference in New York June 7 to 9, 2017. This is the best exposition of fintech advances, future ideas, and practices in the world — by Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley (or New York City). CNBC is a sponsor along with many important banks and corporations. Fintech will… Read More

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Boston May 15-17 Exponential Manufacturing

I will be part of the faculty with Singularity University where keynotes and panels will shed new light on the manufacturing innovations that will transform the world. The event is in Boston and the second annual vertical conference devoted to this critically important technological sector of 3D or additive printing, materials sciences and much, much… Read More

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IMF: Cut off Ukraine until Anti-Corruption Court Established

“The IMF should not give one more dollar to Ukraine until the Anti-Corruption Court is in operation,” said Sergii Leshchenko in a May 9 telephone interview. Leshchenko is a hero of the Revolution of Dignity, a lanky and serious journalist-turned-politician who has risked his life and career for years to fight corruption in Ukraine. He’s… Read More

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Ukraine’s Health Care Reformer is Courageous Ukrainian-American, Ulana Suprun

In March, Ukraine’s reformers applauded when the National Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested Roman Nasirov, the country’s chief tax and customs official, on embezzlement charges. But he claimed he was having a heart attack, called an ambulance, and was diagnosed as too ill to be taken to court. Such tricks might have worked before, but this time… Read More

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