CNN Future Summit to air next month

MUMBAI: News broadcaster CNN will air CNN Future Summit: World in Motion on 23 November. The event will be held at Singapore to discuss the future of travel on earth and beyond. Lengendary astronaut Dr Buzz Aldrin, the world's first female space tourist Anousheh Ansari, Professor Lion Guzzella, Chair of Thermotronics at Zurich's ETH and designer of the world's most fuel efficient vehicle and Ian Pearson, a futurologist at the UK's British Telecom, complete the distinguished panel.

Aldrin was the second man on the moon. The panel will discuss on how our lives are set to be dramatically changed by stunning advancements in the world of travel. CNN anchor Richard Quest and his guests explore how close we are to the reality of a family vacation in space, in addition to looking at the possible benefits of a driverless car, hypersonic air travel and other areas which indicate that science fiction is rapidly becoming science fact.

CNN International senior VP Rena Golden says, "CNN is delighted and honoured that such a remarkable panel of history-makers is to join us for this second instalment of CNN Future Summit. World in Motion is simply an unmissable event, exploring some of mankind's most extraordinary goals. It promises to be the definitive interactive debate on the future of travel.”

CNN Future Summit is a two-year multi-media program produced in association with the Singapore Tourist Board (STB), which aims to stimulate global discussion on new developments in travel, medicine and health, communications, the environment, new habitat and the implications of these changes for the future of mankind.

Through the site, viewers around the world are invited to explore the views and interactive with the remarkable list of leading explorers, scientists, philosophers, designers, entrepreneurs, futurists, authors, and journalists.

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