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  • September 23-25, 2014
  • MIT Media Lab
  • Cambridge, MA

A Place of Inspiration

It’s an opportunity to glimpse the future and begin to understand the technologies that matter and how they’ll change the face of business and drive the new global economy. It’s where technology, business, and culture converge. It’s the showcase for emerging technologies with the greatest potential to change our lives. It’s an access point to the most innovative people and companies in the world.

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Featured Speakers

  • Astro Teller

    Astro Teller, Captain of Moonshots, Google[x]

    Encouraging moonshot thinking and purpose-driven innovation

  • Aaron Levie

    Aaron Levie, Cofounder and CEO, Box

    Next generation computing and mobility

  • Mike Rhodin

    Mike Rhodin, Senior Vice President, IBM Watson Group

    Potential for emerging cognitive technologies

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Upcoming MIT Technology Review Events

November 2014

EmTech Spain

November 12-13, 2014
Valencia, Spain

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January 2015

EmTech Singapore

January 27-28, 2015
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

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June 2015

MIT Technology Review Digital Summit

June 1-2, 2015
San Francisco, CA

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MIT Enterprise Forum

The MIT Enterprise Forum informs, connects, and coaches technology entrepreneurs—enabling them to rapidly transform ideas into world-changing companies. We are a global network of local organizations, inspired by MIT, and open to the world.

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StartSmart is a one-day MIT Enterprise Forum conference that inspires, connects, coaches, and informs technology entrepreneurs to succeed faster and smarter. Through curated, relevant, and experience-based programming, entrepreneurs gain the knowledge that will help them take their venture to the next step. StartSmart offers versatile learning opportunities, crafted on the premise that successful entrepreneurship is a learned art, when supported with a practical and proven methodology.

The first annual StartSmart conference is organized and produced by MIT Enterprise Forum Greece, with an objective to grow, refine, and nurture the Greek entrepreneurial ecosystem. This program invites stakeholders to engage on a local, and regional level, while integrating world-class tools and techniques to foster research-to-market idea and startup growth, pushing them to the next step. Stakeholders include entrepreneurs, thought leaders, subject matter experts, investors, industry, academia and members of the MIT community, who are helping to tackle the world’s biggest challenges.

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Special Webcast Presentation

Exploring a Better Energy Future
Svalex Expedition 2013

How can energy companies use their knowledge and resources to solve the energy needs of the future?

MIT Technology Review’s Jason Pontin and Statoil’s Jonathan Matthews discuss how today’s energy companies stay competitive not just through technological innovation, but also by engaging in education and sponsoring programs like the Svalex Arctic Expedition. The expedition, a multidisciplinary program organized on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, offers a unique learning environment for students in petroleum-related fields. After the interview you can watch a documentary for an exclusive look at what a student’s life on the expedition is like.

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Open Innovations Forum

October 14-16, 2014
Moscow, Russia

The Open Innovations Forum is a platform for global discussion of international cooperation, global challenges and innovations. The Forum and Expo will highlight the issues of cutting-edge technologies, innovation ecosystems and policies for innovative development. The Forum brings together representatives of business, the authorities and science in order to share experiences and analyse fundamental global trends. Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China will be an honorable guest at the Open Innovations Forum 2014.

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Structure Connect

October 21-22, 2014
San Francisco, CA

Structure Connect (formally Mobilize) takes a comprehensive look at building the Internet of Things this October 21-22 in San Francisco. Join Jawbone, Sonos, Google, ACLU, Pandora, IBM, Indiegogo and more. 

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Design Driven Innovation and its New Frontiers

October 28-29, 2014
Cambridge, MA

The Mobile Experience Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is pleased to announce its first international conference on Design Driven Innovation (DDI), which will bring together internationally recognized innovators, designers, and creative thinkers working at the cutting-edge of design to share insights, experiences, and ideas.

Join us to understand the distinct design methods and approaches that inform real-life projects and drive innovation.

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Boston Children’s Hospital Global Pediatric Innovation Summit + Awards 2014

October 30-31, 2014
Boston, MA

Boston Children’s Hospital Global Pediatric Innovation Summit + Awards 2014, October 30 + 31, at Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, provides an engaging forum to build partnerships, accelerate innovations and help reshape the future of pediatric medicine. The dynamic and comprehensive agenda gathers innovators and thought leaders from across the globe to examine clinical, informatics and business opportunities in pediatric innovation. Members of the MIT Technology Review community will receive a 10% discount by entering MITREG at check-out.

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NOVEMBER 9-11, 2014

World’s Greatest Problem Solvers: Human Driven – Iot Enabled is bringing togethersome of the world’s great thinkers and profound problems to find new ways to overcome many of our greatest challenges. We’re taking a deep look into the role of the Internet of Things and its effect on confronting problems worldwide. From cyber security, energy, water and health to first responders, food and agriculture, crime and business; WGPS + IoT will use case studies and experts to define how applying instrumentation and systems to our problems can redefine how we approach them. 

Join the conversation and learn new ways to think about your challenges and how IoT can add an entirely new way to address them. WGPS + IoT in November in beautiful Boulder CO, will launch your thinking into a new realm. 

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