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MIT Technology Review to Hold 15th Annual Emerging Technologies Conference November 2–4, 2015

CAMBRIDGE, MA – July 7, 2015: MIT Technology Review announced that the 15th annual EmTech MIT conference will be held November 2–4, 2015, at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, MA.

Each year, EmTech focuses on the emerging technologies with the greatest potential to change our lives. This fall, key topics include:
  -  Augmented Knowledge
  -  Better Living Through Data
  -  Infinite Energy
  -  Rethinking Urban Infrastructure
  -  Robots Among Us

Featured speakers include:
  -  Robert Armstrong, Director, MIT Energy InitiativeLeslie Dewan, Cofounder and Chief Science Officer, Transatomic Power
  -  Jeff Hammerbacher, Founder and Chief Scientist, Cloudera
  -  Eric Horvitz, Distinguished Scientist and Director, Microsoft Research
  -  Steve Jurvetson, Partner, Draper Fisher Jurvetson
  -  Halle Tecco, Founder and Managing Director, Rock Health
  -  Robert Wood, Charles River Professor of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

The EmTech conference brings MIT Technology Review’s award-winning journalism to life. This year’s event will feature technologies highlighted in the recent 10 Breakthrough Technologies list and will introduce the honorees of the 2015 Innovators Under 35, the annual list of outstanding young innovators whose work is changing our world.

“MIT Technology Review’s mission is to equip audiences with the intelligence to understand a world shaped by technology, and our events bring that mission to life around the globe,” said Jason Pontin, editor in chief and publisher. “In its 15th year, EmTech MIT continues its tradition of providing early access to the people at the bleeding edge of tech. Nothing is as inspiring as seeing a young innovator on stage speaking passionately about how she will make the world a better place.”

The annual event brings together top decision makers from the technology, engineering, investment, and management communities. The 2015 event partners include Ford SYNC, The Hartford, MIT Sloan Executive Education, and the Lemelson-MIT Program.

For more information and to register for EmTech, visit

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