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Archives of EconAlliance Future Forum presentations, 2016-2019

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Future Forum 2019

Keynote Speaker Feature Presentation Program
 News and Media

Thomas E. Stevens

Launch Technical Director, 30th Operations Group, VAFB


Steven G. Franck

Founder and CEO, Pale Blue Dot Ventures 


"Lompoc space center project, future of Vandenberg launches highlight EconAlliance forum" Lompoc Record, November 22, 2019.  Link

Future Forum 2018

Keynote Speaker  Feature PresentationProgram  News and Media

Rick Stollmeyer

Founder and CEO,  Mindbody


Richard M. Swanson, Jr.

Regional Director, Pacific South Network

International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

"Mindbody CEO Calls On Central Coast Communities to Think Regionally" Noozhawk, November 9, 2018.  Link

"DenMat receives EconAlliance of Northern Santa Barbara County 2018 innovation award" Lompoc Record, November 2, 2018.  Link

Future Forum 2017

Keynote Presentation

"Broadband - State of the Art Globally, Locally"

Panel Discussion

"Artificial Intelligence: For Better or For Worse?"


Tim Williams

Chief Executive Officer, Digital West



Steve Burgess, Principal, Burgess Forensics


Terence Yeoh, PhD, Assistant Principal Director, The Aerospace Corporation


Paul Cook,

CIO, CoastHills Credit Union


Dr. Ryan Jenkins

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Sr. Fellow, Ethics & Emerging Sciences Group, CalPoly-SLO




News and Media

   "Artificial Intelligence Focus of Forum For EconAlliance" Noozhawk, November 10, 2017, Link

Future Forum 2016

Keynote SpeakerFeature PresentationProgram News and Media

Christine Peterson

Co-Founder, Foresight Institute, Palo Alto

Christine's Presentation

(Video Link)


Daniel Parolek, AIA

Principal, Opticos Design, Inc.

Daniel's Presentation

(Video Link)


Full Future Forum 2016 Recording

(Video Link)

"EconAlliance Forum focuses on future of technology, housing" Santa Maria Times, November 9, 2016, Link


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