Gilder/Forbes Israel Test Telecosm
TELECOSM 2009: Emphasis Israel
November 10 - November 12
The Tarrytown House Estate | Tarrytown, New York

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About Telecosm 2009

Event hosts George Gilder, Steve Forbes, and Forbes publisher, Rich Karlgaard, will be joined by the world's leading scientists, engineers, innovators, and public policy decision makers, including a number of Israel's top technology executives and entrepreneurs.

The Israel Test
by George Gilder

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For three days, Telecosm 2009 hosts, speakers and attendees will debate, decode, and discuss the creation of wealth, scientific advance, capitalism, entrepreneurship, and technological progress, including tiny Israel's paramount contributions to the hi-tech economy.

Gilder/Forbes Telecosm Background

For thirteen years, the Gilder/Forbes Telecosm Conference - the world-famous technology conference hosted annually by George Gilder and Steve Forbes - has been recognized as one of the most prestigious venues in the world for breaking information on breakthrough technologies and forward-thinking companies and investment strategies. It is an exclusive gathering of engineers, entrepreneurs, investors, public policy decision makers, and the top thought leaders and business executives from the world's leading technology and communications companies.

Conference Venue

Just 25 miles from Midtown Manhattan, in New York's exclusive Westchester County, the Tarrytown House Estate & Conference Center, blends historical charm with modern conveniences. Residing on 26-acres overlooking the Hudson River Valley, well-appointed lodging is found at Tarrytown House Estate, featuring impressive 19th-century mansions - King Mansion and Biddle Mansion - a carriage house and a cottage, as well as a contemporary atrium-style building that houses conference facilities.

Perfect for business and leisure, Tarrytown Estate & Conference Center offers luxurious Hudson Valley lodging and amenities. This landmark Westchester, New York bed and breakfast's extensive leisure and recreational facilities such as a fitness club, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and tennis courts further distinguishes Tarrytown as the ultimate luxury lodging experience.

Attendee Profile

250 - 300 senior VP and C-level executives, engineers, strategists, technologists, sales representatives, serial entrepreneurs and government representatives, as well as business leaders from technology and communications companies, institutional investment advisors, and high-net-worth private investors, accompanied by media and trade press and leading public policy officials.

View Select Telecosm 2008 Speaker Videos

Steve Forbes on Rejuvenating the Economy, plus audience Q&A
George Gilder on The Elements of Innovation
Andy Kessler on Who Killed Bear Stearns? (audio only)
Bob Metcalfe on The Enernet

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