7 Emerging Technologies – disrupting our future today

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About this Event

Why Attend:

Communities worldwide are about to face major disruptions due to automation, supported by 7 emerging technologies including AI, 3D Printing, Augmented Reality, Blockchain, IOT, Smart Robots, and Intelligent Vehicles. Are you concerned about their impact on your community, your city, state or country?


Who should attend:

This program is designed for strategic planning and economic development experts, IT professionals, and for people interested in future. No technology background is needed.


What to expect:

Content in this program is based on the research done by the IdeaGist Emerging Technology Accelerator team and includes knowledge from various different sources. This 45 minutes intense session will cover the following topics:

  • Why these 7 technologies are critical?
  • Are there other technologies to watch?
  • An intro to the technologies and their trajactoy
  • Sectors most affected by each technology
  • Where to go from here?

At the end of the session, a 15 minutes Q/A session will be held.



In this session, IdeaGist Founder and Technologist, Hassan Syed, will give an overview of the disruptive emerging technologies that are part of the Emerging Technology Accelerator program and sectors that will be mostly affected by the disruption.

Hassan is the CEO of Bir Ventures USA, founder of IdeaGist, founding director of Minnesota Innovates, and a founding director of the Institute for Innovators and Entrepreneurs at Hamline University Minnesota. His story was recently published by Green Card Voices in their book Green Card Entrepreneurs. He is also recently recognized by Pollen and AARP MN as one of the 50 most inspiring and accomplished leaders across Minnesota.

A technologist by heart, Hassan has 30+ years of broad international experience and an impressive track-record of converting concepts into successful products and scale them at the global level. As the CEO of Bir Ventures, Hassan leads the development of new ideas and focuses on growing the partners network. 

At IdeaGist, Hassan amalgamated and leads a collaborative network of more than 300 communities from all 195 UN recognized countries. Harnessing the power of this network, he has launched four knowledge-based products in the market. ideagist is a SaaS based digital incubator, which now connects more than 36,000 users worldwide. In addition to www.IdeaGist.com, Hassan also started an IOT based company www.tapaphone.com, a social media amplification platform, www.teamup.social, and a Pharmacist Network at www.emergrx.com.

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IdeaGist Emerging Technology Accelerators

Communities worldwide are about to face major disruptions due to automation and emerging technologies like AI, 3D Printing, Smart Robots, and Intelligent Vehicles. Without proper planning to develop and retain talent, smaller communities will be at a disadvantage. IdeaGist ETA is a program to help communities worldwide in using this disruption to their advantage.


How can those most affected by the technology-driven transformations of work create productive and prosperous livelihoods for themselves?


Purpose of IdeaGist ETA program is to help communities in building capacity to accelerate the adoption of emerging technologies through collaboration and knowledge exchange.