Wearables can transform health and safety, simplify communications, revolutionize e-payments, and more. Can technology implanted in humans go even further? 

From Wearables to Cyborgs: The Present and Future Uses & Impacts of ‘Personal Tech’

Rich MacKinnon
Borgfest

Jon Werner
Adidas

Jerry Wilmink
WiseWear

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015 | 6:00pm | Stateside Theater

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Stateside Theater, 719 Congress Ave, Downtown Austin
5:15 p.m. – Doors and Bar Open
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  • Increasing participation of girls & women in technology
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