Trends Shaping the Future of Transactions presented by Heather Schlegel

  • 15 Mar 2011
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Marie Callendar's Restaurant 9503 Research Blvd. Austin, TX 78759

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Money makes the world go around. The world go around … in billions of transactions everyday.  Money affects every area of our lives.   What is the future of cash, coin, plastic and payment systems?  Will virtual currencies render state monetary systems obsolete? Or will deflation degrade the dollar, giving rise to local and regional currencies?

Come listen and join in a discussion of our evolving monetary system/s.  Heather Schlegel, SXSW speaker, Futurist and Internet provocateur
will be addressing how information technology is changing the physical and cultural way we borrow and lend. 

Biography

Heather
Schlegel is currently completing a Master’s of Technology in Strategic Foresight at the University of Houston’s Futures Program where she is exploring …
  • Disruptive technology in financial markets
  • Alternative currencies and transaction
  • Technology’s impact on identity creation
  • Positive wildcards  
Prior to her foray into futures, Schlegel helped build and launch over 50 Internet products in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles. Heather is also known by her online moniker, heathervescent, where she explores the intersection of technology, culture and identity.

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Connect in Person
  • Heather will be co-facilitating a session at SXSW Interactive 2011, How WE Create I(dentity).
  • You can always find her at LA's Geek Dinners which she founded in 2006 as a way to connect the LA Tech Community.

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