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Technology expert to speak at Village Viewpoints event in Rancho Santa Fe

Technological advances in recent years have had an immense impact on our personal lives and the business of the world. Have you wondered what will come next in the quickly changing world of technology? Then you will want to hear Larry Smarr, astrophysicist turned leading computer scientist, and gifted speaker.

Smarr will be speaking on Sunday, April 24, at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Center of the Village Church. Tickets may be purchased online at www.villageviewpoints.com or by calling 858-756-0249.

Smarr is founding director of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), a world-class technology innovation and research facility, with branches at UCSD and UCI. Calit2 has specialized facilities for scalable visualization and virtual reality, nanotechnology, fiber optics and wireless communications, robotics, drones, artificial intelligence, and bioinformatics. The use of these facilities by Calit2’s interdisciplinary teams are leading to breakthroughs across many biomedical, scientific engineering and arts and humanities fields.

Smarr will share his insights regarding these breakthroughs, as well as his insights on the amazing scientific discovery recently made regarding black holes in space. Finally, he will provide information about the Pacific Research Platform, allowing for shared data at speeds 1000 times that of the shared internet, and made possible by a grant recently awarded Mr. Smarr from the National Science Foundation.

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Smarr will be speaking on Sunday, April 24, at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Center of the Village Church. Tickets may be purchased online at www.villageviewpoints.com or by calling 858-756-0249.

You can learn more about Smarr from his website https://lsmarr.calit2.net/.

Village Viewpoints is co-presented by the Rancho Santa Fe Foundation and the Village Church. Our mission is to Inform, Inspire and Impact.


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