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Fortune Brainstorm TECH is our annual by-invitation-only summer retreat for leaders from Fortune 500 companies, the top emerging entrepreneurs of the tech world, and the most important investors who finance them.

For big companies, entrepreneurs, and investors alike, it’s essential to stay ahead of fast-breaking trends: for many, attending Brainstorm TECH can make the difference between finding a competitive edge or being disrupted into oblivion. At a time when every company is fast becoming a tech company, you won’t want to miss Brainstorm TECH.

Read the latest Brainstorm TECH news at Fortune.com/brainstormtech.

Agenda

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EVENT DAY
Wednesday 15 Jul, 2020
3 - 5:30 AM
MORNING ACTIVITIES
4:00 AM
BREAKFAST ROUNDTABLES
4 - 5:00 AM
BREAKFAST ROUNDTABLES
4:45 AM
MOVE TO BRAINSTORM TENT
5:00 AM
HOW THIS STARTUP PASSED THE SCALE TEST
5:00 AM
MOVE TO BRAINSTORM TENT
5:15 AM
MOMENTUM ON DEMAND
5:25 AM
THE NEW SPACE ECONOMY
5:40 AM
INSIDE SOFTBANK’S BIG BETS
5:50 AM
CYBERSECURITY’S NEW GAME OF RISK
6:05 AM
MAKING MONEY MOVE
6:15 AM
SWIPING, DATING AND DRAMA ​
6:30 AM
BREAK
6:40 AM
AN OPTIMIST’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY
6:55 AM
MOVING FORWARD
7:10 AM
CLOSING REMARKS
7:20 AM
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: WHAT’S HAPPENED SINCE 2017?
7:25 AM
TOWN HALL 2018-TECHLASH: NAVIGATING AN INDUSTRY’S MOMENT OF CRISIS
8:10 AM
DEFENDING THE HEALTH OF TOMORROW'S WARRIORS
8:35 AM
MOVE TO LUNCH ROUNDTABLES
8:45 AM
LUNCH ROUNDTABLES
10:00 AM
MOVE TO AFTERNOON ROUNDTABLES
10:00 AM
OPENING REMARKS
10:05 AM
DRIVING CHANGE
10:15 AM
AFTERNOON ROUNDTABLES
10:30 AM
PRODUCTIVE REINVENTION
10:50 AM
CHINA’S BIG E-COMMERCE BET
11:00 AM
RETURN TO BRAINSTORM TENT
11:15 AM
10 LESSONS, 10 MINUTES: THE PERILS OF STOCK PICKING IN TECH
11:15 AM
TECH AND THE POLICY AGENDA
11:25 AM
THE FUTURE OF ENTERTAINMENT
11:40 AM
GRABBING THE WHEEL
11:50 AM
WHEN THE CUSTOMER COMES FIRST, IKEA STYLE
12:10 PM
EAT. SLEEP. PERFORM. REPEAT.
12:20 PM
WHAT IMPACT WILL AI HAVE ON HUMANITY?
12:30 PM
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MASSIVE PROFITS
12:45 PM
THE NEW BATTLE FOR TRAVEL
12:55 PM
INCUBATING WALMART’S FUTURE
1:10 PM
ADJOURN
1:20 PM
ECHOS OF THE FUTURE
1:30 PM
RECEPTION
1:45 PM
RECEPTION
2:45 PM
One On One
3:30 PM
BRAINSTORM BBQ
5:30 PM
NIGHTCAP

Venue

Aspen Meadows Resort
845 Meadows Road Aspen, CO 81611-1149 (800) 452-4240
www.aspenmeadows.com

Fortune Brainstorm TECH 2018 will return again to Aspen, and conference sessions will take place on the grounds of The Aspen Institute, located in the beautiful natural surroundings of Aspen. Aspen sits at the upper end of the Roaring Fork Valley, at the base of Aspen Mountain, one of four ski areas surrounding Aspen. The town has long been recognized as one of the most vibrant cultural capitals in the world—where exceptional cultural events, activities, and foundations come together. Nothing compares to Aspen in the summertime, when the area comes alive with outdoor adventure, wildflower blossoms and endless sunshine. There are activities for every taste, age, and ability, including rafting, fishing, horseback riding, alpine hiking, mountain biking, and of course, world class shopping and dining.