2 February 2012
Dear eg Friends:
What will you see in Monterey? An antarctic diver and a dinosaur expert.
A story designer and a renowned architect. An AI pioneer and a master impersonator. A science fiction writer and a techno-magician. The man who cracked the genetics of Alzheimer's. Queen Elizabeth's royal calligrapher. Several MacArthur laureates and an Oscar winner or two. Musicians whose poetics lifts our spirits — and brilliant musical instrument makers who enable them to do so. Technology renegades. Unsung heroes. People who see beyond what's possible, and take us there:
EG is widely lauded as the most inspired, intimate gathering of creative talents anywhere — it's been called “show and tell for geniuses.” This year's conference is, as always, richly woven from many themes, but one of the strongest threads is in the hands of innovators: people who are reinventing tomorrow. Not just another conference of ideas, or shakers and movers — this is a meeting and a community of makers. And doers.
We are thrilled to announce that Cisco has joined EG as a major partner. With their help, one of the world's greatest natural history museums,
The Field Museum in Chicago, will host a special simulcast of EG in their grand 700-seat theater.
Further announcements will flow in the weeks ahead. If you have not done so yet, please book your arrangements: I look forward to seeing you in Monterey.