January 28th, 2022 1pm-4pm

TAGNW is delighted to announce Mark Anderson’s return for our 17th annual Predictions event on Friday January 28th from 1pm-4pm. Join us for valuable conversations in technology and economics. You won’t want to miss Mark’s valuable and accurate insight, our annual TAGNW Kickoff, Q&A with Mark, small group discussions, and community networking.

Event Details

TAGNW Predictions 2022 with Mark Anderson
January 28th, 2022 1:00pm-4:00pm
Whatcom Community College, Syre Hall
Limited In-Person Tickets via Eventbrite
Livestream Below for all TAGNW Members
Live Chat via the TAGNW Community Hub

Claim In-Person Predictions Tickets at Eventbrite

Attendance

Predictions is a hybrid event this year! For in-person tickets, please claim your tickets at Eventbrite. A limited number of tickets are available to promote a safe and healthy event. All TAGNW Members are welcome to stream the event live and participate in online text and virtual small group discussion. Read on for event activities!

About Mark Anderson

Predictions expert Mark Anderson is the CEO of Strategic News Service (SNS) and publisher of the weekly SNS Global Report on Technology and the Global Economy, read by Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Vint Cerf, Michael Dell, Craig Venter, Jeff Bezos, Bill Janeway, Paul Jacobs, Leroy Hood, and technology executives and investors worldwide. Mark is also the founding CEO of startup Pattern Computer Inc. and chair of The Future in Review (FiRe) Conference – now in its 18th year – which The Economist has named “the best technology conference in the world.” To learn more about Predictions and Mark Anderson, and watch videos of past events, please see our general Predictions web page.

Event Activities

Agenda

1:00pm Arrival
1:30pm Start/Welcome
1:40pm TAGNW Annual Kickoff
2:00pm Predictions with Mark Anderson
2:20pm Interview with Mark Anderson
2:40pm Q&A with Mark Anderson
3:00pm Small Group Discussions
3:30pm Networking Social
4:00pm End

COVID Protocols

For in-person attendees: Proof of vaccination status is required for entry. Proper mask wearing as defined by the CDC will be enforced when guests are not eating or drinking. We encourage all to be respectful of social distancing to ensure a safe event.

Refreshments

For in-person attendees: We are not including lunch this year due to COVID restrictions, however non-alcoholic beverages and light food will be provided.

Small Group Discussions @ 3pm

At 3pm, both our in-person and online attendees are invited to participate in separate small group discussions! In-person attendees will form small groups onsite, and livestream attendees are invited to participate in our virtual small group discussion at the TAGNW Community Hub (Discord) in the #v-predictions audio/video channel. See “Live Event Chat” for easy setup.

Discussion Prompts

  • What are your thoughts on Mark’s predictions?
  • What were YOUR predictions?
  • What is a new system or technology you have embraced this year?
  • What are you considering for next year?

Live Chat

Join us at the TAGNW Community Hub for online discussion before, during and after the event in the  #predictions channel for text chat, and the #v-predictions channel for voice and video chat.

New to Discord? Discord provides public and private text, audio, and video chat similar to Slack or Teams. We use Discord at TAGNW for community, group, private discussion, meetings, spontaneous audio/video chats, and and to organize our events, programs, and services. Join in the conversation!

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Help!

Please request help in the TAGNW Community Hub (Discord) #help channel.

Become a TAGNW Member

Free access to the TAGNW Predictions 2022 with Mark Anderson livestream is made available to all TAGNW Members. Are you here and not yet a TAGNW Member? Become a TAGNW Member today! New TAGNW Members can claim 25% off in-person Predictions 2022 tickets!

We provide Gratis Individual Memberships for employees of our Metallic Members, and all students of Skagit Valley College, Western Washington University, and Whatcom Community College can claim a Gratis Student Membership! See our Membership page for details.

Become a TAGNW Member

Contact

For general questions and comments, or to establish you and your team’s participation in Predictions, please contact Michael Gan, TAGNW Executive Director, at director@tagnw.org, 360-312-7105, or via private message at the TAGNW Community Hub @Michael Gan. Thank you!

Live Stream

The livestream will be available on the Day of the Event!

Predictions 2022 Sponsors

Thank you to our Predictions 2022 Sponsors!

For table reservations, program highlight, invitation to our VIP Party with Mark Anderson, and other sponsorship benefits, please review our Predictions 2022 Sponsorship Prospectus. We invite you to join these fantastic organizations who support TAGNW and our mission to Strengthen Our Technology Community, and Serve Our Community With Technology and become a Predictions 2022 Sponsor! New to TAGNW? Read more about us at our About page.

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