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Strategic News Service

Strategic News Service

August 30, 2016 10:00 ET

SNS FiRe Conference Names Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc. a 2016 FiReStarter Company

Global Thought Leaders Converge to Address Some of the World's Greatest Challenges This September

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - August 30, 2016) - Strategic News Service (SNS) has selected Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc. as a 2016 FiReStarter company to be featured at the 14th annual Future in Review (FiRe) conference. FiRe 2016 will take place September 27-30, 2016, at the Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley in Park City, Utah.

Described by The Economist as "the best technology conference in the world," FiRe features global thought leaders in technology and the global economy, including Elon Musk, Craig Venter, Michael Dell, Vint Cerf, Leroy Hood, Elena Polyakova, Mark Hurd, Paul Jacobs, Cory Doctorow, Kamran Elahian, Ken Goldman, Dharmendra Modha, and many others. FiReStarters are selected based on the strength of their potential to bring positive change to the world and are showcased at the FiRe conference, in panels throughout the event, and with ongoing relationships introduced and supported by SNS.

Founded in 2013, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc. (HTT) is a global team focused on removing barriers of speed and congestion in travel. HTT leverages technology, open innovation, and a passionate community of global experts to bring disruptive innovation to the transportation industry. HTT was the first to rise to the challenge of building the Hyperloop and is pursuing a vision that pairs a reduced carbon footprint with an increased sense of connection across the planet.

"At HTT, we believe in the audacious idea that our collective power can transform the world. That the opportunity to bring the Hyperloop to life is as breathtaking as traveling at the speed of sound. Unfortunately, today we accept gridlock, congestion, and pollution as an inevitable part of life. These problems are solvable, and I'm pleased for the opportunity to speak with executives and thought leaders at FiRe about overcoming our shared challenges in transportation," said Rob Miller, Head of Marketing at HTT.

"We are proud to be working with HTT to enable Elon Musk's vision for a clean, cool, solar-driven planet. The HTT crowd-engineering model is itself inspiring, and the HTT team is exactly right for this leading international project. I am delighted to have HTT as a FiReStarter for FiRe 2016, and I look forward to riding in the very first Hyperloop," said Mark Anderson, FiRe Chair and CEO of the Strategic News Service.

Future in Review (FiRe) is a gathering of world-class speakers and other participants, convened each year with the goal of providing the most accurate look forward in technology. FiRe is a world leader in exploring how technology drives the world economy and in using technology to solve major social challenges. These goals have been consistently achieved through FiRe's collaborations across technology-driven industries and through active support from the global FiRe community.

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About Strategic News Service

Strategic News Service was founded by Mark Anderson in 1995 as the first subscription-based online news service. Since its inception, SNS has proven the most accurate predictive report covering technology and the global economy. Its subscribers include top managers at technology and finance companies across the globe, including Oracle, Microsoft, HP, Dell, Cisco, Intel, Google, British Telecom, SpaceX,, Telstra, and others.

SNS has been operating the annual Future in Review (FiRe) conference since 2003. FiRe exposes world experts and participants to new ideas, and conversations about them, producing an accurate portrait of the future; and focuses on creating technology solutions to current local and global problems. FiRe 2016 will take place September 27-30, 2016, at the Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley in Park City, Utah. For more information and to register, go to

Future in Review is a Strategic News Service conference. Future in Review and Strategic News Service (SNS) are registered international trademarks. The "SNS Global Report" is the most accurate publicly ranked predictive newsletter in computing and communications.


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