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The Future in Review

Technology conference dares to "predict things and judge outcomes" in a complicated world.
By Bill Detwiler, Contributor on
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Fortune editor David Kirkpatrick (left) interviews Art Coviello, president and CEO of RSA Security, who calls for federal laws to mandate cybersecurity tools such as intrustion detection, risk profiling, firewall and data encryption at rest and traveling. [Dan Farber reports from the Future in Review conference.]

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The Future in Review host Mark Anderson (left) interviews Red Hat CEO Matthew Szulik about the role of open source in society.

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John Meyer (left), president of Lucent worldwide services, and Bill Owens, CEO of Nortel, discuss the future of broadband during a panel at The Future in Review conference.

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Wolfgang Gentzsch, managing director, MCNC (left); Wayne Clark, architect, Intelligent Network Services, Cisco; and Larry Smarr, Harry E. Gruber Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UCSD, and Director, California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology; discuss progress in grid computing and cyberinfrastructure development.

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Fred Weber (left), CTO of AMD, and Dick Lampman, svp of research at Hewlett-Parkard, discuss the future of the enterprise, and its about globalization.

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The Future in Review host Mark Anderson (left) interviews Vonage CEO Jeffrey Citron and Cisco CTO Charlie Giancarlo about the future of VoIP.

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The panel entitled "The Future of WiMax" began with Nicolas Kauser (left), president of Cearwire saying that the wireless technology is overhyped and overpromised. Simon Hackett right), CEO of Agile Communications note licensing WiMax spectrum is a huge battle.

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Madam Wang Hongmei, general manager, Strategic Development Department, China Mobile Communications (with 340 million subscribers) discuss the future of Chinese telecom with China expert Sidney Rittenberg of Rittenberg and Associates

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