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Ray Kurzweil, Director of Engineering at Google, to Speak at UNLV Barrick Lecture Feb. 10

Kurzweil, author, inventor and futurist, will discuss the impact of 21st century technology on business, economy and society.
Arts & Culture  |  Jan 8, 2014  |  By UNLV Media Relations
Media Contact: Afsha Bawany, UNLV Office of Media Relations, (702) 895-5515
Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google and author of "How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed," is scheduled to speak at UNLV February 10, 2014 as part of the Barrick Lecture Series. (Provided Photo by Bill Wadman)


Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google, is the next guest of the UNLV Barrick Lecture Series. His talk is titled "The Acceleration of Technology in the 21st Century: the Impact on Business, the Economy and Society."


7:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 10.

This event is free and open to the public.


Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway.


The Barrick Lecture Series presents nationally and internationally known speakers through a generous grant from philanthropist Marjorie Barrick.

Kurzweil is the author of five national bestsellers and is an inventor and futurist. He was selected among the "26 most fascinating entrepreneurs" by Inc. magazine in 2005. Among his many inventions include a flatbed scanner and a print-to-speech machine for the blind.


Tickets are limited to two per person for this event. UNLV employees and students may pick up their tickets starting 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 . The general public may get their tickets beginning 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25. Tickets can be picked up at the Performing Arts Center box office located off Cottage Grove Avenue at South Maryland Parkway. Please call (702) 895-2787 for more information.

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