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Techonomy November 11-13, 2012

  • Flying the Techonomy flag above the Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain (all photos by Asa Mathat)

  • Herman Miller provided beautiful furniture for Techonomy 2012, including here, in the lobby outside the main ballroom.

  • "The End of Offline," with (from left) Techonomy’s David Kirkpatrick, Susan Athey of Harvard, Douglas Gilstrap of Ericsson, Under Secretary of State Robert Hormats, and Greylock’s David Sze

  • David Kirkpatrick (l) interviews Ray Kurzweil.

  • An audience member poses a question to “Forest for the Trees” panelists, (from left) Justin Fox of the Harvard Business Review, QlikTech’s Lars Björk, Gil Elbaz of Factual, TIBCO’s Vivek Ranadivé, and photographer Rick Smolan.

  • Eden Full, founder of Roseicollis Technologies

  • "The Internet’s Fantastic Four," with (from left) Eric Savitz of Forbes, Alec Ellison of Jefferies, Steve Hasker of Nielsen, and analyst Mark Mahaney

  • Participants enjoy a pre-dinner reception in the Ritz Carlton lobby.

  • Music legend Richard Thompson

  • Techonomic conversations over breakfast

  • "Geo-engineering: Who Decides, and Who Benefits?" with (from left) Jeff Goodell of Rolling Stone and David Keith and Andrew Parker of Harvard University

  • "Can the U.S. Stay Competitive?" with (from left) Zachary Karabell of River Twice Research, John Kao of the Institute for Large Scale Innovation, UC San Diego’s Pradeep Khosla, and Ericsson’s Vish Nandlall

  • David Kirkpatrick interviews EMC CEO Joe Tucci

  • "A Glimpse at the Next Generation," with (from left) David Kirkpatrick and the Tyle brothers, Sujay (center) and Sheel

  • The Markle Foundation’s Zoë Baird moderates “America’s Economic Opportunity in a World of Services”

  • Relaxing on the Ritz Carlton terrace

  • Lunchtime conversation

  • Art Coviello, Executive Chairman of RSA

  • Ping Fu of Geomagic displays 3D-printed objects in the "What’s on YOUR Printer?" breakout session.

  • "Is This How the World Gets Educated?" with (from left) Tara Lemmey, founder of Net Power & Light, and Nt Etuk, founder of DimensionU

  • "Shopping Outside the Box," with (from left) DEMO’s Erick Schonfeld, PayPal’s James Barrese, Dan Schulman of American Express, and Gibu Thomas of Wal-Mart

  • Andrew McAfee (r) of MIT discusses the future of robots with Rodney Brooks (center) and John Markoff of The New York Times

  • Intrepid mountain bikers

  • Steve Felice of Dell shares his thoughts at a breakfast roundtable.

  • ORBIT’s Mark Bonchek (l) speaks at a breakfast roundtable, with (from left) Perry Hewitt of Harvard, Dominique Turcq of the Boostzone Institute, and Kaplan’s Andrew Rosen.

  • Alec Ross (r) speaks at the “Powering the People” roundtable with fellow panelists (from left) Dan Shine of Architecture for Humanity, Christopher Mikkelsen of Refugees United, and Jean Case, CEO of the Case Foundation.

  • The world’s youngest techonomist, Kennedy Shine (13)

  • Mohammad Zaidi, former Executive VP and CTO of Alcoa

  • "Corporate Shape-Shifting and Tech-Based Transformation," with (from left) The Economist’s Matthew Bishop with John Donovan of AT&T, Steve Felice of Dell, and Kenandy’s Sandy Kurtzig

  • Facebook’s Sam Lessin

  • (From left) MIT's Erik Brynjolfsson, Harvard’s David Keith, Zachary Karabell of River Twice Research, and James Manyika of McKinsey & Company

  • (From left) Andrew Rasiej of the Personal Democracy Forum, Steve Forbes of Forbes Media, Steve Case of Revolution LLC, Dan Bartlett of Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Zoe Baird of the Markle Foundation, and Matthew Bishop of the Economist discuss the recent election.

  • Steve Forbes, Steve Case, and a cardboard Barack Obama

  • (From left) Guibert Englebienne of Globant (Argentina), Jenny Dahl of Memoto (Sweden), and Dominique Turcq of the Boostzone Institute (France) were among Techonomy's international guests.

  • Soundcloud’s Alex Ljung and Path’s Matt Van Horn

  • "Africa: The Final Frontier"

  • "Companies Confront the Madness of Crowds," with (from left) Hugo Sarrazin of McKinsey & Company, SoundCloud CEO Alex Ljung, Lithium CEO Rob Tarkoff, and Padmasree Warrior, Chief Technology and Strategy Officer of Cisco

  • Techonomy’s David Kirkpatrick (l) interviews Gordon Bell of Microsoft.

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