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WIRED NextFest is the premier showcase of global innovations that are transforming our world. Now in its fifth year, this Gallery of the Future includes unique and bold exhibits of sustainable design, next generation healthcare, interactive art and games, humanoid robotics, and more. These 30-40 curated exhibits are the groundbreaking work of international visionaries who offer an inspiring glimpse of tomorrow.

WIRED NextFest 2008 brings together innovations from inventors and research and development labs from around the world and will feature advances in communication, design, entertainment, energy, exploration, medicine/health, robotics, security and more. Over the past five years, WIRED NextFest has drawn over 150,000 visitors combined in San Francisco (2004), Chicago (2005) New York (2006), and Los Angeles (2007).

Official Website: http://wirednextfest.com

Added by informationlab on August 24, 2008