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Explore the future with Pico Velásquez, delving into the impact of technology and envisioning sustainable solutions at the intersection of the Metaverse, Blockchain, and AI.

Pico brings a wealth of expertise in transforming industries including art, entertainment, and real estate. Tailored for diverse range of audiences, learn how emerging technologies are revolutionizing the way we engage with digital realms, educate future generations, and develop our urban landscapes.

Ideal for corporate events and academic conferences, Pico Velásquez' talks offer a glimpse into a positive future where technology creates new opportunities and redefines every industry.

 PANEL 

Web Summit Rio + Pico Velásquez

Web Summit Rio is a prominent technology conference held annually in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, part of the larger Web Summit series that includes events around the world. The 2024 event attracted over 34,000 attendees from over 100 different countries, and covered a wide range of topics, with a strong focus on AI, climate change, spatial computing, and fintech. Pico Velasquez was invited to speak on the panel  "Beyond screens: The Rise of Spatial Computing" on her global vision of the evolving  of digital twins for urban development and smart cities.

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 LECTURE 

Cop28 United Nations + Pico Velásquez

COP 28 is the formal meeting of the UNFCCC parties where world leaders from 198 countries gather to work on solutions to tackle climate change. Over 80,000 people attended the event, with high-profile executives including the UAE’s President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UK’s King Charles III, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, EU President Ursula von der Leyen, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Prime Minister of Japan Fumio Kishida, President of Brazil Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US Vice President Kamala Harris, Bill Gates, Michael Bloomberg, and Leonardo DiCaprio.

 

Pico Velasquez was invited to speak at the Terra Sustainability Pavilion about Hybrid Futures, connecting the future of sustainable cities with emerging technologies such as blockchain & AI.

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 INTERVIEW 

Cause & Effect + Pico Velásquez

Cause & Effect (C&E) brings together the global village of visualisers, architects, strategists, developers, marketers, creatives, placemakers, and artists who collaborate to depict & vision our cities’ futures. Selected speakers include renowned executives from top companies in architecture, realestate, and media. Pico Velasquez, coined as “The Futurist “ gave an interview regarding her lecture on Designing a new global paradigm: the Metaverse & AI.

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 KEYNOTE 

Cause & Effect + Pico Velásquez

Cause & Effect (C&E) brings together the global village of visualisers, architects, strategists, developers, marketers, creatives, placemakers, and artists who collaborate to depict & vision our cities’ futures. Selected speakers include renowned executives from top companies in architecture, realestate, and media. Pico Velasquez, coined as “The Futurist “ gave a lecture on hybrid architecture, from designing spaces to systems and the smart cities with the Metaverse, blockchain and AI.

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 KEYNOTE 

Forbes 30/50 Summit + Pico Velásquez

The World's Most Visionary Powerful Women came together in Abu Dhabi for International Women's Day for a week of panels, mentorship and collaboration. Over the past decade, the Forbes 30 Under 30 has become the world’s most important honor for young entrepreneurs, and 50 Over 50, to showcase experience, wisdom and leadership. 

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  • Hilary Clinton, Former United States Secretary of State, Senator, First Lady.

  • Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Prize Laureate, founder of Malala Fund.

  • Olena Zelenska, First Lady of Ukraine.

  • Billie Jean King, Sports Icon and Equality Champion. 

  • Amna Al Qubaisi, Formula Racing Driver. Her Royal Highness

  • Princess Lamia Bint Majed Al Saud, Secretary General Alwaleed Philantropies. 

  • Pico Velásquez, Metaverse Thought Leader, founder of VIIRA.

  • +38 other remarkable women leaders.

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 INTERVIEW 

Forbes + Pico Velásquez

The World's Most Visionary Powerful Women came together for a week in Abu Dhabi for International Women's Day to speak about progression, inclusion and empowerment.

Pico Velasquez, founder & CEO at VIIRA was interviewed by Charlotte Burney, Entertainment Director at Forbes, on "Building Our Physical & Virtual Future With The Metaverse & AI".

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 PANEL 

Smart City Expo + Pico Velásquez

Join 70+ speakers, 5,000+ leaders and smart city “disruptors” pushing the boundaries of both physical and virtual integrations for climate action, sustainability, resilient infrastructure & transportation. 

 CONFERENCE 

Smart City Expo + Pico Velásquez

Leaders and smart city “disruptors” speak about pushing the boundaries of both physical and virtual integrations for climate action, sustainability, resilient infrastructure & transportation. Pico Velasquez founder of VIIRA and Matteo Pietrobelli CTO of Oceanix discuss the opportunities and challenges of new technologies for smart cities.

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 INTERVIEW 

Family Office Association + Pico Velásquez

Family Office Association is a highly selective membership and digital events organization dedicated to the multigenerational success of families, the thriving and intergenerational understanding of family members of all generations .Our guests have included legendary investors, business leaders, innovators, athletes, politicians, and more. We create intimate spaces for our members to connect with these thought leaders.

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 KEYNOTE 

ASAI International + Pico Velásquez

Future ReImagined, Architecture in Perspective, is the 2021 ASAI International Virtual Conference about the future of Architectural design. We invite you to join us on a journey of imagination, storytelling, artistry and technology where traditional and digital media collide to craft an authentic language that can allow us to re-Imagine our future.

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 INTERVEIW 

BRUNCHWORK + Pico Velásquez

Brunchwork is a series of personalized interactive workshops from the world's top business leaders. Join world-class computational architect Pico Velasquez to learn about the key pillars to Architecting the Metaverse! PIICO uses immersive, interactive, and gamified experiences to connect art, education, and social/ environmental impact projects with larger audiences.

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 WEBINAR 

KINESTRY + Pico Velásquez

Kinestry’s Innovation, #Augmented series are monthly interviews to explore the intersection of innovation, design, and emerging technologies. For this session Multimedia Director, Computational Architect and Metaverse Visionary Pico Velásquez talks about the new creative opportunities in bridging our physical and virtual worlds.

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