Daniel Burrus ’71, of Hartland, will present the keynote address. Burrus is considered one of the world’s leading technology forecasters and innovation experts. He will speak on the future of innovation.
While at UW Oshkosh, Burrus became one of the first undergraduate students in the nation to direct a federal research grant. Burrus earned an education degree with a social science minor at UW Oshkosh.
Burrus is the founder and CEO of Burrus Research, a research and consulting firm that monitors global advancements in technology-driven trends to help clients understand how technological, social and business forces are converging to create enormous untapped opportunities. He is the author of six books including The New York Times best-seller Flash Foresight.
WSTS is a two-day event. It is the year’s signature networking opportunity for University of Wisconsin researchers, students and industry professionals.
Hosted by WiSys Technology Foundation in partnership with UW Oshkosh, WSTS 2016 will showcase research from the UW comprehensive campuses, UW-Extension and UW Colleges. WSTS stimulates innovative and entrepreneurial thinking, promotes technology development and commercialization, and helps foster new collaborative partnerships throughout the state and beyond.