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2023 ASHRAE Winter Conference
February 4-8, 2023

PLENARY | Saturday, February 4, 3:15 p.m.

The keynote speaker will be Peter Leyden, a leading expert on new technologies and future trends. Peter will give the big picture story of our times and the next 30 years focusing on a dozen new technologies and massive trends that will inexorably happen under almost any future scenario. These include technological revolutions in Infotech like AI, in Biotech like genetic engineering and in Energy Tech like electric transportation. His message will include inexorable changes in demographics, both in generational shifts and increasing diversity, as well as other historic trends. Peter will leave you much to analyze and think about.

Peter Leyden’s Bio: Peter Leyden’s landmark WIRED magazine Long Boom article inspired a generation of entrepreneurs and company creators who rewrote the rules of business—now he brilliantly channels today’s tech-driven change into the realities of economic and demographic trends to help you understand what’s next.

Peter draws on his unique background as journalist and entrepreneur to weave big ideas together into coherent narratives about the future of business. As founder and CEO of Reinvent, Peter oversees gatherings of top innovators who work on how to reinvent our world.

Previously, as managing editor of WIRED magazine, he helped introduce the world to the digital revolution. Peter introduces his own big ideas in his books, What's Next and The Long Boom.

In vivid multimedia presentations, Peter adeptly combines humor, hard data and compelling visuals to connect the dots and deliver an optimistic vision of the future. With an inside line on upcoming trends and how they will impact your organization—including Artificial Intelligence, blockchain technology and the sharing economy, — his messages provide crucial big-picture perspective on what it takes to thrive in an increasingly complex marketplace. Dynamic and authoritative, Peter will leave you enlightened and inspired by the opportunities ahead in our high-tech, globally connected world.  


Welcome Party  
Saturday, February 4, 6:30 p.m.| $65
| Aquarium Access Upgrade $90


YEA Hospitality Reception 
Sunday, February 5, 4:00 p.m. 


Women In ASHRAE Breakfast
Monday, February 6, 7:00 a.m. | $35


Companion Meet and Greet
Monday, February 6, 9:30 a.m.


President's Luncheon 
Monday, February 6, 12:15 p.m. | $55


Life Member Lunch
Tuesday, February 7, 12:00 p.m. | $35


Members Night Out
Tuesday, February 7, 6:15 p.m. Reception and Cash Bar 7:15 p.m. Dinner and Entertainment | $65

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