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Theme: Trending

This event occurred on
March 19, 2016
9:00am - 1:00pm PDT
(UTC -7hrs)
Santa Clarita, California
United States

Presented by 5 exceptional speakers on medicine, creativity, leadership, quantum walks, and privacy in digital age, we invite you to join us to uncover what's trending in these fields: cutting edge laser brain cancer surgery, creativity as a tool to trend, ancient wisdom as the guiding principal for 21st century leaders, mapping protein in human body on the world's Pleiades super computer, and, close to home, your privacy rights in the digital world.

Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, California, 91355
United States
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Alan Williams

CEO Siverscreen Consulting
As a speaker, Alan has traveled throughout 30 countries teaching creativity and innovation before world leaders and business titans. Alan’s book Directing Creativity: The Art of Innovation, releases summer of 2016.

Deems Morrione

Political Science Professor
Deems Morrione teaches in the Political Science Department at College of the Canyons in the areas of Political Theory, Ethnic and Gender Politics, and American Politics. Dr. Morrione is interested in the intersections of popular culture, political theory, and American politics.

Dr. Christopher Duma, M.D.

Medical Director, Briain Tumor Program, Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach, CA
Dr. Christopher Duma is a board certified neurosurgeon specialist in surgical brain tumor management. He serves as medical director of the brain tumor program at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, California and has been in practice for 23 years. His specialties include 3-dimensional computer–assisted operative brain surgery, Gamma Knife and CyberKnife radiosurgery, and deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders.

Joan Marques

Assistant Dean, School of Business, Woodbury University
Her teaching and research focus on leadership awareness, workplace spirituality, and Buddhist psychology. She has been widely published in scholarly and popular journals, and has authored/co-authored more than 16 books on management and leadership.

Salvador Venegas-Andraca

Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science, Tecnologico de Monterrey
Salvador E. Venegas-Andraca is a scientist and entrepreneur whose main professional goals are: 1) to discover fundamental relationships between computer science and physics, and 2) to contribute towards the economic and development of modern society based on science, technology and technology transfer. Salvador is a Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at Tecnológico de Monterrey as well as CEO and founder of Bermasolar, a solar energy company.

Organizing team


Santa Clarita, CA, United States


Santa Clarita, CA, United States
  • Maisha Zahid
    Team member