CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MIT Technology Review (www.technologyreview.com) today published the final speaker lineup and agenda for its 15th annual EmTech MIT conference (www.emtechmit.com), which takes place November 2–4, 2015, at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Each year, the conference brings the media company's award-winning journalism to life by focusing on the emerging technologies with the greatest potential to change the world. This year, experts at universities such as MIT, Harvard, Duke, and Stanford and from organizations including Editas Medicine, Baidu, Transatomic Power, Microsoft, and Oculus will examine:
- Artificial intelligence and augmented knowledge
- Robots among us
- The future of energy
- Better living through big data
- Urban infrastructure to accommodate a growing population
Additionally, the 2015 Innovators Under 35 will present their work.
A lineup of over 60 speakers includes:
- Katrine Bosley, chief executive, Editas Medicine
- Helen Greiner, CEO, CyPhy Works
- Mary Lou Jepson, executive director of engineering, Facebook; head of display technologies, Oculus
- Steve Jurvetson, partner, DFJ
- Yann LeCun, director of AI research, Facebook
- Jamie Shotton, principal researcher, Microsoft Research
"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. In its 15th year, EmTech MIT continues its tradition of providing early access to the people at the bleeding edge of the technologies that matter," said Jason Pontin, CEO, editor in chief, and publisher. "Nothing is as inspiring as seeing a young innovator on stage speaking passionately about how she will make the world a better place."
The event's presenting sponsor is Analog Devices, and event partners include The Italian Trade Agency, Ford SYNC, The Hartford, Data Transparency Lab, Lemelson-MIT Program, Elarm, Fitzpatrick, MIT Professional Education, CSAIL Alliance Program, and MIT Sloan Executive Education.
For more information and to register, visit www.EmTechMIT.com.
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