Experience the future!
Join us for a whirlwind two-day festival filled with mind-blowing technology, futurist talks, interactive art, live music, food, and more. At Worlds Fair Nano, we believe the future should be fun.
The Interactive Tech Exhibits
Stop by our Technology Playground to experience futuristic technology first hand! This is the stuff you’ve probably only read about. There will be no display cases. This is an opportunity to look, listen, touch, and play.
Shred Your City Like A Snowboard
Wearable Stress Relief
Experience Burning Man in VR
Augmented Reality For Nutrition
The Indoor Ariel Revolution
Hear What You Want To Hear
Pleasure With A Purpose
Your Ultimate Meal Replacement
Connect With Your Creativity
Cricket Protein Snacks
Explore The World In VR
Exercise Your Inner Strength
Your Adventure Awaits
Experience The Impossible
By Women, For Women
Immersive Content And Creative Experiences
Righteous Plant Alchemy
Augmented Reality Art
Folding Electric Scooter
Smartphone Powered Augmented Reality
A Car That Flies, A Plane That Drives
Laser Engraving Technology
Fresh Chai Tea At The Push Of A Button
Inspiring Empathy and Wonder
The Worlds First VR DJs
Robotics As A Service
Free Your Commute
Ultra-Light Travel And Utility
A New Frontier Of Visual Narratives
Electronic Building Blocks
Beautiful Art Through Biology
Learn By Experience
The Endless Ride
The Intersection Between Creativity And Precision
Cool Technologies And Solutions
Fun Train VR
Experience The Exorcist: Legion
We don’t have a crystal ball, but we do have an epic lineup of pioneers speaking on the future of our world. The speaker series goes all day Saturday and Sunday- over 40 talks in total. Talks are first come first seated. Keep checking here for new speakers.
Get hands on with interactive tech-art from the future!
Augmented Reality Art Gallery
In this art gallery of the future, the art will jump right off the walls. Moving paintings aren’t just for Hogwarts anymore.
MORE COMING SOON!
Expect a large scale-art piece, like Jen Lewin’s piece to the right which was featured at the last Worlds Fair Nano in New York.
Food Trucks & Future Food
Step outside, and take a break from all the action. Think food trucks, future food, live music, beer garden, and outdoor lounge!!
We have LA’s finest food trucks parked outside for lunch, snacks, and dinner too. Think lobster rolls, Philly cheese steaks, brick oven pizza, hot dumplings, ice cream, vegetarian/vegan options, and more!
Try cricket protein bars, chewable coffee, drinkable meals, synthetic meat, 3D printed food, and other delectable bites from the future.
To answer your question, yes- the future will have ice cream.
Take a break from the future, grab a nice cold beer, have a seat at a picnic bench, and enjoy a beautiful March day in San Francisco!
Relax, recharge, and get back in there! We’ve got plenty of caffeine to keep you experiencing the future all day long.
Free Food Giveaways
The future may not be free, but you’ll find free samples galore at WFN all weekend.
The Speaker Schedule
Don’t miss your favorite speakers and topics! Note: Doors to the event open, to the general audience, at 10:00am. The talks begin 20 minutes after doors open each day.
|10:20AM||Panel: The Future of Virtual Reality|
|11:00AM||The Future of Science
Keri Kukral, Founder, Raw Science TV
|11:20AM||The Future of Consumer
Matt Britton, CEO, Crowdtap
|11:40AM||The Future of Art
Jen Lewin, Artist
|12:00PM||The Future of Work
Dennis Mortensen, CEO, x.ai
|12:20PM||The Future of Robots
Hod Lipson, Professor of Engineering, Columbia University
|12:40PM||The Future of Artificially Intelligent People and Us
BINA48, Sentient Robot, Mindfile of Bina Rothblatt
Bruce Duncan, Managing Director, Terasem Movement
Dr. William Barry, Associate Professor of Philosophy & World’s First Philosophy Professor for Artificial Intelligent Being, NDNU
Maria Gomez Rachelle, CEO, Living Leadship Today
|1:10PM||The Future of Basic Income
Andy Stern, Author, Raising The Floor
|1:30PM||The Future of Brooklyn
Eric Adams, Borough President, Brooklyn
|1:50PM||The Future of Bioengineering
Randal J. Kirk, CEO, Intrexon
|2:40PM||The Future of Vertical Farms
David Rosenberg, CEO, Aerofarms
|3:00PM||The Future of Social Impact
Dr. Joon Yun, President, Palo Alto Investors
|3:20PM||The Future of Location Data
Dennis Crowley, Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, Foursquare
|3:40PM||The Future of Psychedelic Science
Dr. Stephen Ross, Associate Professor Department of Psychiatry, NYU
|4:00PM||The Future of Inspiration
Michael Weiss, CEO, Worlds Fair USA
|4:20PM||The Future of Internet Celebrity
Nigel Sylvester, American BMX Rider
|4:40PM||The Future of Equality
Roya Mahboob, Co-Founder & CEO, Digital Citizen Fund
|5:00PM||StarTalk All-Stars: The Search for Extraterrestial Intelligence
Hosted by Dr. Seth Shostak, Senior Astronomer, SETI Institute (Search for Extraterrestial Intelligence)
Guest: Dr. Douglas Vakoch, President, METI International (Messaging Extraterrestial Intelligence)
Co-hosted by comedian Chuck Nice & Eureka! Science Comedy producer Allen Saakyan
|10:20AM||The Future of Education
Nancy Conrad, Founder & Chairman, Conrad Foundation
|10:40AM||The Future of Career Happiness
Kathryn Minshew, CEO, The Muse
|11:00AM||The Future of Ethical Technology
Max Stossel, Co-Founder, Time Well Spent
|11:20AM||The Future of Music
Spectrum, Virtual Reality DJ Duo
|11:40AM||The Future of Intimacy
Toon Timmermans, CEO, Kiiroo
|12:00PM||The Future of Human Potential
Marc Elliot, Motivational Speaker Who Cured Himself of Tourette’s Syndrom
|12:20PM||The Future of the Built Environment
Skylar Tibbets, Co-Founder & Director, Self-Assembly Lab at MIT
|12:40PM||The Future of Quantum Computers
Eric Ladizinsky, Co-Founder & Chief Scientist, D-Wave
|1:10PM||The Future of Personal Crisis
Baylee Greenberg, COO, Crisis Text Line
|1:30PM||The Future of Flying Cars
Mark Jennings-Bates, VP, Pal-V
|1:50PM||The Future of Fashion
Billie Whitehouse, CEO, WearableX
|2:10PM||The Future of Entrepreneurship
Adeo Ressi, CEO, Founder Institute
|2:40PM||The Future of Libraries
Anthony Marx, President, The New York Public Library
|3:00PM||The Future of Dating
Justin McLeod, CEO, Hinge
|3:20PM||The Future of Cities
Gonzalo Cruz, Principal, AECOM Urban Landscape and Design Studio
|3:40PM||The Future of the Brain
Joel Salinas, MD, Instructor, Harvard Medical School
|4:00PM||The Future of Books
Lisa Sharkey, SVP & Director Creative Development, HarperCollins
|4:20PM||The Future of the Blockchain
Joseph Lubin, Founder, Consensys
|4:40PM||The Future of American Leadership
Senator Tim Kaine, Senator to Virginia, U.S. Senate
|5:10PM||StarTalk All-Stars: Fears, Fantasies, & Ethics of Bioengineering
Hosted by Dr. David Grinspoon, Senior Scientist, Planetary Science Insititute
Guest: Randal J. Kirk, CEO, Intrexon
Co-hosted by comedian Chuck Nice & Eureka! Science Comedy producer Allen Saakyan
Located a short walk from the Giants ballpark, Pier 48 is an epic 100,000 square foot warehouse. All tech demos, interactive art installations, food, and speaker sessions will be taking place in or around Pier 48.
This massive airport hangar located in the Santa Monica airpor will play host to the future for two days on May 12th and 13th. Just plug “Barker Hangar” into your maps application of choice to locate it!
3021 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90405
The VIP Experience
- Early Event Access. Skip the lines! Doors open to VIP ticket holders one hour early on both Saturday and Sunday.
- Reserved Seating at the Speaker Stage. You’ll be guaranteed a seat for even the most packed talks.
- Speaker Break-Out Sessions. VIP ticket holders will be guaranteed spots in break out sessions.
- VIP Lounge. Gain access to the VIP lounge where you’ll be able to relax, grab a snack, charge your phone and meet a new friend.
- Expedited Check-In. Even if you don’t decide to arrive early, you’ll still get to skip the lines for check-in.
*VERY LIMITED AVAILABILITY*
The Partner Brands
Shop The Future
THE FUTURE STORE
Stop by The Future Store during your visit to Worlds Fair Nano and pick up a souvenir from the future! Buy an electric skateboard, some cricket powder snacks, or a virtual reality headset!
If you just can’t wait to buy the future, you can visit our online future store, Futurely, at https://livefuturely.com.
Calling all college-level students in the Los Angeles area! We are looking specifically for student volunteers who are available May 12th and 13th to come lend a hand at Worlds Fair Nano. Gain admission, get a free t-shirt, and become a part of the future.
Please fill out this form to receive more information!
Are the beliefs that we hold to be true going to take our species into the best version of the future? We don’t know the answer to that question, and Worlds Fair Nano is the embodiment of our search for an answer. By growing Worlds Fair Nano, we plan to organize the first six month Worlds Fair in the U.S. since 1984. We hope to connect many millions of people with the future along the way.