Luis Perez-Breva, Lecturer and Research Scientist at MIT School of Engineering, Co-Director of MIT Innovation Teams Program (Joint MIT Engineering and Sloan), on Identifying Emerging Technologies for Commercial Impact
Bill Aulet, Managing Partner, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship on Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurship:24 Steps to Launching Successful Innovation-Driven New Ventures … Or Revitalizing Older Ones
Simon Johnson, Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management on the global implications of new digital currencies.
Stephen Pair, Cofounder and CTO, BitPay on doing business in the BitCoin economy.
Ben Milne, CEO and Founder, Dwolla
Stephen Hoover, CEO of PARC, a Xerox company, on democratizing access to product development and additive manufacturing.
Stephan Biller, Chief Manufacturing Scientist, GE will share GE’s vision of the 21st century manufacturing paradigm, a digital thread that marries virtual tools with physical tools.
Skylar Tibbits, Director, MIT Self-Assembly Lab, on 4-D printing and imaging things that make themselves.
Smarter animation bridges the gap between the physical and digital worlds.
The cofounder of the security company CrowdStrike wants to help cyberattack victims strike back.
How good can computers get at predicting events?
New computing devices are inspiring new ways to input text.
Determining the origin of a phone call cuts fraud, including identity theft.
An ingenious solar sticker made with techniques drawn from nanotechnology could turn almost any surface into a source of power.
If you want to use technology to make life better for people with autism and their families, the trick is to make the technology secondary.
Looking more closely at the way people move through cities.
A nanoengineering scheme to make drugs more effective by fooling the immune system.
Opening remarks of the 13th annual EmTech MIT.
Craig Mundie, Senior Advisor to the CEO, Microsoft, on cybersecurity and the importance of protecting your personal identity online.
Tom Leighton, CEO of Akamai, on nurturing a culture of innovation on a global scale.
Katherine Frase, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer with IBM Public Sector on building smarter cities.
Carlo Ratti, Director of the SENSEable City Lab at MIT, on data-driven urban planning and climate-change amelioration plans.
A roundtable discussion with the Connected cities track speakers.
How he invented the smart watch.
A revolutionary type of 3-D display could provide a new look to moving images.
Images of the beating heart could make it easier to detect and treat heart disease.
The mPedigree Network, based in Ghana, lets people determine with a text message whether their medicine is legitimate.
Steve Case, Chairman and CEO of Revolution, Cofounder of America Online and Chairman of the Case Foundation, in conversation with Joi Ito, Director of the MIT Media Lab.
Scot Osterweil, Research Director for the MIT Comparative Media Studies Program, on the potential to influence social change with technologies that are improving STEM education.
Ari Gesher, Senior Engineer with Palantir Technologies, on the limitations of automated decision-making.
Analyzing newly available data about the intricacies of urban life could make cities better.
An MIT grad student can find and even change memories in a mouse’s brain.
What if we could build a nuclear reactor that costs half as much, consumes nuclear waste, and will never melt down?
Open-source software is making it nearly as easy to program a robot as it is to write an app.
Lowering the cost of basic biological research.
Growing up in Kenya, he strained to read by the dim light of a kerosene lantern. Now he’s making solar-charged lanterns and using them to spur economic development.
Inspired by the courage of his younger brother, MC10’s cofounder is finding ways to create novel electronic devices that improve human health.
Some problems aren’t apparent until you ask.
A design student returned to his native Mexico City after college in the United States to help the megalopolis overcome its water crisis.
Screening prospective parents for recessive diseases could be the first big hit in clinical genomics.
Kerry Emanuel, Professor, MIT on the realities of our changing climate, and the imperative to establish sustainable energy for a world of 9 billion citizens by 2050
Jonathan Bush, Cofounder, CEO and President of athenahealth, on deploying cloud-based services for more efficient, personalized health-care services.
How is a wind farm like a school of fish?
Dirk Smit, Vice President of exploration technology with Shell, on exploring for harder-to-find oil and gas resources
Fireside Chat with Angela Belcher, MIT Professor and winner of the 2013 Lemelson-MIT prize.
Matt Grob is executive vice president and chief technology officer for Qualcomm Incorporated. In this role, he is responsible for the oversight of Qualcomm’s technical path, the coordination of R&D activities across the company and the development of
A roundtable discussion with the energy track speakers.
Daniela Schiller, Associate Professor, Mount Sinai Hospital on groundbreaking research on memory, and whether we might enable us to block highly traumatic memories.
Theodore Berger, Director, Center for Neural Engineering, University of Southern California, shares insights from his research on neural systems that are essential for learning and memory.
Ed Boyden, Associate Professor, MIT Media Lab on optogenetics, and stunning advancements in our understanding of cognition and memory.
Kate Crawford, Principal Researcher with Microsoft Research, on identifying the risks of hidden bias in big data research.
Deb Roy, Associate Professor with MIT and Chief Media Scientist with Twitter, on understanding and leveraging ties between social media and mass media.
Joe Coray, Vice President, Technology & Life Science, Renewable Energy and International business at The Hartford, will speak about the facts and myths of disruptive innovation.
A roundtable discussion with the neuroengineering track speakers.