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The Innovations of the Future

LSE Department of Management Literary Festival lecture

Date: Monday 22 February 2016
Time: 5.15-6.45pm
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Alec Ross
Chair:  Professor George Gaskell

While Alec Ross was working as Senior Advisor for Innovation to the Secretary of State, he travelled to forty-one countries, exploring the latest advances coming out of every continent. From startup hubs in Kenya to R&D labs in South Korea, Ross has seen what the future holds. In this lecture he reveals the innovations that will shape our world for the better between today and 2025.

Alec Ross (@AlecJRoss) is one of America’s leading experts on innovation. He served for four years as Senior Advisor for Innovation to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. He is currently a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Johns Hopkins University and serves as an advisor to investors, corporations, and government leaders. He is author of The Industries of the Future.

George Gaskell is Special Advisor to the Director.

The Department of Management (@LSEManagement) is a globally diverse academic community at the heart of the LSE, taking a unique interdisciplinary, academically in-depth approach to the study of management and organisations.

This event forms part of the LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival 2016, taking place from Monday 22 - Saturday 27 February 2016, with the theme 'Utopias'.

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