ideacity 2013 – Toronto June 19, 20, 21 As an IT World subscriber, you can attend Moses Znaimer’s unique conference at an exclusive reduced rate. Receive a full conference passfor 3 unforgettable days, including a party each night. Here’s your chance to come FACE-TO-FACE with 50 of the smartest people on the planet! What is ideacity? ideacity is a unique species of annual conference, where innovative people say important things about the world. Over 3 intense days and nights, you’ll encounter 50 big, new ideas and meet and mingle with the big personalities who have them. This year, the focus is on technology, as ideacity presents A GAGGLE OF GEEKS ideacity serves up a stunning panorama of dreams and schemes that, only a few years ago, would have been considered the stuff of science fiction. But now they’re actually happening in the real world – and ideacity brings you face-to-face with the geeks, nerds, and brainiacs responsible. Here’s just a small sampling… Billionaire, business executive, philanthropist, tech pioneer… Naveen Jain has been responsible for dreaming up, creating, stimulating or funding a dazzling series of breakthrough ventures. He’s a founder of Moon Express, a commercial lunar transportation company —yes, commercial flights to the Moon, and the commercial development of lunar resources! He’s also a founder of iNome, which created an Information Genome to help better analyze data and make more informed decisions; and InfoSpace, a pioneer in building information systems for mobile phones. If any one person can be said to be at the very centre of where technology, investment and development come together, it is Naveen Jain. You’ll also meet… Daryl Oster, developing a new mass transit system that will move people at rocket speed through vacuum tubes Liav Koren, bringing affordable 3D printing to the market Izhar Gafni, inventor of a cardboard bike that is strong, waterproof, and costs $9 to make Justin Hart, the roboticist behind Nico,the world’s first self-aware robot Mark Showalter, who discovered two new moons around Pluto Rick Smolan, reporting on the converging worldsof photography, design, publishing and technology Plus some non-tech people to help us make sense of it all, most notably… CONRAD BLACK Canada’s most provocative thinker and writer, guaranteed to get your intellectual juices flowing. Here’s your chance to not only see and hear him, but perhaps meet him and talk to him at the evening party. AND WE’RE STILL NOT FINISHED! The ideacity day also includes top live entertainment, fitness breaks, conversation breaks with gourmet food, a bookstore, and thousands of dollars worth of door prizes (not to mention an exciting swag bag for all). Don’t forget! As an IT World subscriber, you can attend Moses Znaimer’s unique conference at an exclusive reduced rate. Receive a full conference passfor 3 unforgettable days, including a party each night.