Innovation happens at the convergence point of divergent industries or communities. It happens when we think out of the box or dream big. The next big idea could start with a dream.
Sawyer will speak about the future for the notion of community and the roles of multitasking and social networking. Our connections impact what we can ultimately achieve as a community.
Sawyer combines cutting-edge scientific theories and technological developments with real human characters. Sawyer is a master at research, and his novels are both revelatory and thought-provoking.
The Community Foundation of Mississauga connects donors to community needs and opportunities. In their vision they connect opportunities to, everyone including: the arts, recreation, health care, education, safe and inclusive neighbourhoods and a healthy environment.
Rob’s novels are top-ten national mainstream bestsellers in Canada, appearing on the Globe and Mail and Maclean’s bestsellers’ lists, and they’ve hit #1 on the bestsellers’ list published by Locus, the U.S. trade journal of the SF field. His twenty novels include Frameshift, Factoring Humanity, Calculating God, Wake , and the popular “Neanderthal Parallax” trilogy consisting of Hominids, Humans, Hybrids.
Rob has given talks at hundreds of venues including the Library of Congress and the National Library of Canada, and been keynote speaker at dozens of events in places as diverse as Los Angeles, Boston, Tokyo, and Barcelona. He was born in Ottawa in 1960, and now lives in Mississauga.
The “All For Community” Speakers Luncheon is scheduled for Thurs May 13th, 11:30 am to 2:00 pm. at the Stage West Hotel in Mississauga.
More information including a registration form, can be found at www.CFofM.org
View Robert Sawyer speaking at Authors @ Google