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This year's topics include new approaches to scaling alternative energy sources, the changes digital technologies are bringing to traditional education, the growing significance of personal genomics, the unprecedented impact of big data and social technology on everyday life, and more.

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Matthew Desch

Iridium Communications

Matt Desch is chief executive officer of Iridium Communications, the only satellite communications company that offers truly global voice and data coverage. He has been responsible for leading Iridium’s innovation and growth, taking the company public on NASDAQ and preparing for the launch of Iridium NEXT, Iridium’s next-generation satellite constellation. President Barack Obama appointed him to the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, and he serves on the board of trustees of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

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Wednesday, October 24

3:15pm EDT