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Worlds Fair Nano is a festival to make the future exciting and accessible, featuring a Technology Playground, Futurist Talks and Interactive Art Zone

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Worlds Fair Nano, a future festival that aims to inspire, entertain and celebrate future technology, food, music and art, comes to the Brooklyn Expo Center and Greenpoint Terminal Warehouse on Saturday, September, 16 and Sunday, September 17. Worlds Fair Nano is a festival to make the future exciting and accessible to everyone with a a festival-like vibe at an affordable ticket price. The fair is expected to draw 10,000 people over the course of two days.
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Visitors will be able to get hands-on experience at the Technology Playground, experiencing emerging technology and new inventions from over 70 brands representing 3D printing, robotics, future food and much more. Highlights include a fully solar-powered car, a 500-foot electric skateboard racetrack, a 40-person virtual reality theater and a 2,000 square-foot drone arena, as well as the world’s most socially advanced artificially intelligent robot named BINA48. Brooklyn-based artists will showcase their work, in form of art installations and live art. Attendees can partake in an interactive art experience and splash light on a 20-foot diameter canvas, watch the floating clouds and skyscape shift in a monet-esque reflection, or compose their own symphony by rearranging the light cubes of a room-scale installation piece.
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During the speaker series, the Futurist Talks, fairgoers will learn about the future of artificial intelligence, vertical farming, art, psychedelic science from more than 40 experts and pioneers of future technology, art and science. Guest speakers include Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams addressing the future of Brooklyn, Foursquare Co-Founder and Chief Executive Dennis Crowley speaking on the future of location data and keynote speaker Senator Tim Kaine discussing the future of American leadership. The festival’s Food Fest will feature food trucks, a beer garden and live music, and – of course – future foods such as chewable coffee and Soylent cricket powder protein snacks. Tickets are now on sale with first release discounted tickets available until August, 20.   Worlds Fair Nano NYC When: Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17, 10:00am – 6:00pm Where: Brooklyn Expo Center, 72 Noble St. Brooklyn, NY. 11222

Andrea Leonhardt

“Made in Germany,” Andrea Leonhardt is the managing editor for BK Reader. Andrea holds a bachelor’s degree in political science, with minors in American studies and education, and a master’s...

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