Edge 2015

IS IT TRUE THAT WE’RE ALL CREATED EQUAL?

IS IT POSSIBLE TO PERFORM THE IMPOSSIBLE?

WILL YOUR KIDS VACATION ON MARS?

WHAT DO OUR 7 BILLION NEIGHBORS THINK?

WHAT WILL THE NEXT 100 YEARS LOOK LIKE?

IS THE PANAMA CANAL THE GREATEST ENGINEERING FEAT EVER?

Will life expectancy reach 3 digits? Can emotions be programmed? Will artificial limbs be used by choice?

EDGE2015 gives you a mind-opening look at technologies and concepts that are altering the course of the 21st Century. Hosted by technological innovators, from leading global corporations to visionary start-ups, this is a fascinating journey to the edge of Wireless, Biotech, Defense, Energy, Productivity, Lifestyle, and Space, just to name a few.

Is it possible the next great innovator will be you?

What defines art in the 21st century? How will the past influence the future? Are you already witnessing the next great creative revolution?

EDGE2015 draws on diverse resources, from classic art institutions to the forward-edge of the avant garde, to give you intriguing insight into the nature of 21st Century creativity. As entertaining as they are thought-provoking, the live performances and gallery tours are a must-see.

What kind of artist is inside you?

What are the keys to business in the Pacific Basin? What strategies will lead to success in the 21st Century? How do market leaders stay that way?

EDGE2015 is anything but business as usual. A compelling new world of products, markets, and strategies is revealed to you through some of the world’s leading corporations and the entrepreneurial leaders of tomorrow. Live exhibits and keynote speakers will highlight an experience that is likely to change the way you do business.

Is knowledge the ultimate competitive advantage?

How is globalization impacting your neighborhood? Is surfing a sport or a lifestyle? What does Latvian food taste like?

EDGE2015 is a rich exploration of how we live today, and how we’ll live tomorrow. From food and hospitality, to sports and lifestyles, you’ll explore a world of culture without ever leaving San Diego. Live exhibits, shows and special guests will make for a visit that inspires you in a thousand different ways.

Where was the fish taco invented?

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This yearlong festival, centered in San Diego's beautiful Balboa Park, will take you to the edge with transformative concepts in Technology, Art, Commerce and Culture. Hosted by some of the world's leading innovators, this "tour of tomorrow" will blend futuristic vision with old-fashioned family fun to impact the way you think about your work, your pursuits, and your dreams.

Is it possible to discover a new you?


How did EDGE2015 come about? It began as the 100-year celebration of the landmark 1915 Panama-California International Exposition. Held in Balboa Park and announcing the opening of the Panama Canal, that event ushered in a century of opportunity for San Diego and all of California. EDGE2015 celebrates this spirit of progress by taking it into the new century.

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