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Saturday, July 2 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Disasters, Crises, and Resultant Industrial Progress

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The perceived need for photographs of the melting icecaps boosted the space industry. Nuclear accidents pushed robotic development. How do crises and disasters drive new industries and technologies? What can we expect to see developed given our current problems?

Saturday July 2, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT