Dubai 2018, May, 3-6
Networking Projects Investors
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Breathtaking AI Projects

Further reaching than science fiction might suggest.

Meetings in VR

Get-Together in virtual offices around the globe without the hassle of traveling.

Next Generation Blockchain

From air taxis to cleaning our oceans, you'll be amazed.

Wild networking

Heart-felt Connections with Crypto Legends - Ride on a camel, train a Falcon, or jump on a hot air-balloon flight. Let go of your fear and reinvent yourself as a new legend.

Futurama is an exclusive, three-day immersive experience. Come network with leading crypto-thinkers, and entrepreneurs in the consensus distributed and blockchain technologies. Tickets are limited.

Welcome dinner in Soho Garden
Arrive at your leisure and then join us for a light dinner with top speakers in a casual atmosphere.
Leading Thinkers
Futurama speakers are pioneers, and experts in blockchain technologies that are impacting AI, media, finance, travel, and more.
Fly with falcons
A variety of experiences will ensue to compliment dynamic presentations, panel discussions, and speakers. So, bring your networking to the sky.
The Meydan hotel dubai
Located just 15 minutes from the airport, the Meydan will wrap you in luxury with its urban elegance, tranquil greenery, and fine amenities.
Take a peaceful sunset ride aboard the largest Futuristic Yacht in the Gulf.
Desert Rose Party
Enjoy authentically prepared cuisine paired together with mesmerizing dances and entertainment.
Event Schedule
Day 1. May 3
SOHO Garden
Welcome Dinner
Arrive at your leisure and enjoy a tantalizing atmosphere at one of the newest and hottest dining spots in Dubai with the organizers and leading speakers of the event.
Day 2. May 4
Ball Room at Meydan Hotel
Opening Remark
State of Decentralization and Futurama Dubai Overview
09:30 - 10:30
Panel Discussion - Future of ICO as Global Financing Mechanism
ICO is fast becoming a major source of funding for startups around the world. Will this continue and how will regulators around the world react to this? What are new emerging areas of traditional financing that could be disrupted through tokenization?
Moderator: Joshua Hong
Stephen Stonberg
Kamran Khan
James Glasscock
Jonathan Teo
10:30 - 11:30
Panel Discussion - Decentralized and Open-Source AI
AI has become an Arms race among major corporations in U.S. and China. But, there are a group of VCs and blockchain AI entrepreneurs taking on the tasks of decentralizing AI and data ownership. What are their latest projects?
Moderator: Daniel Jefferies
Pascal Weinberger
Dimitry Matskevich
Simone Giacomelli
11:30 - 12:00
Coffee Break
12:30 - 13:00
Keynote: The role of AI in decentralized world
What are the latest trends in blockchain technologies and why and how AI can play a pivotal role in turning these trends into a mass adoption?
Miko Matsumura
13:00 - 13:45
Panel Discussion - Digital Health, AI, and Quantified-Self on Blockchain
Healthcare is a trillion dollar industry that desperately needs a major makeover around the world. But, where do we start? This panel talk about how AI plays a central role in that quest.
Moderator: Federico Pistono
Dr. Paul Lee
Gourish Singla
Crystal Rose
13:45 - 14:00
Camp Cyberia - Ping of Polaris
Ping of Polaris is an ambitious art car project by Camp Cyberia on the playa during Burning Man 2018. It aims to use 230,000 ping pong balls threaded with wires and enhanced by LED lights in order to pay homage to those in unfair and exploited sex labor around the world.
Danver Chandler
14:00 - 15:00
15:00 - 15:30
Meetings in VR
Get-Together in virtual offices around the globe without the hassle of traveling.
18:00 - 24:00
Desert Rose Party. Departure from the Lobby at 16:00
Enjoy unforgettable Desert Rose Party, a Burning Man-like experience.
Fireside Chat: Straight talk with Brock Pierce, one of the Titans in the crypto world.
Day 3. May 5
Gallery at Meydan Hotel
09:30 - 10:30
Panel Discussion - Darkside of centralized social media: Data Sovereignty, Role of Influencers, and Cambridge Analytica
One of the key executives of Cambridge Analytica and former high-rank executive from Facebook share their stories about the danger of social media and how new decentralized systems must exist to support data sovereignty.
Henry Liu
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:30
Keynote: Why we must stick together - in Puerto Rico?
Chairman of Blockchain Foundation shares his vision of turning Puerto Rico into a major epicenter of cryptocurrency
Brock Pierce
11:30 - 12:30
Panel Discussion - How to implement Blockchain technologies into the world by facilitating media?
We have invited some of the most prolific bloggers and YouTube influencers in the ICO business. We want to hear from them what can make or break an ICO and why.
Moderator: Miguel Francis-Santiago
Michael Gu
Nicholas Merten
Shashwat Gupta
Daniel Jefferies
12:30 - 15:00
ICO Pitch
10-min ICO Pitches in the Gallery and 10 dedicated meeting rooms, foyers, and hospitality suites for private investor meet-ups after the pitches.
15:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Party on the Yacht. Departure from the Lobby at 17:00
Enjoy a peaceful sunset and a fruitful networking ride aboard the largest Futuristic Yacht in the Gulf.
Day 4. May 6
Meydan Hotel
06:00 - 10:00
Air Balloon in Desert with Falcons (optional)
Day 4 is about emotions and an unforgettable experience for the guests. We invite to hot air balloons in the desert for everyone who is ready for the adventure.
Breakfast & check-out
Let's count down to one of the most exciting events of the year!
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