The headline tech conference of the Forward Festival, the Forward Technology Conference (FTC) is geared toward startup founders, tech geeks, and those wanting to build successful technology companies. Whether you’re thinking about launching a startup business or you’re an experienced entrepreneur, you’ll find this conference relevant and insightful.

Tuesday, August 21 • 11:30am - 12:00pm
New Heroes: The Evolution of Myth in the Digital Era

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Myth evolves in tandem with technology. Today, information technologies are changing the way we understand one of the pivotal components of myth: heroism. In this session, you'll learn how the heroic imagination has expanded and how millions of individuals are using technology to tackle global challenges & becoming the heroes of a new, collaborative era.

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Dana Klisanin

Founder/Designer, Evolutionary Guidance Media R&D
I'm a psychologist & systems scientist that took up game design to activate Cyberhero League, a 21st century scout-like adventure that enables kids of all ages to tackle global challenge. Through "parterning for the goals" gamers set out to achieve the United Nations' Sustainable... Read More →

Tuesday August 21, 2018 11:30am - 12:00pm
State Room (4th Floor)